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ENB - Region 4 Notices 09/15/2010

Public Notice

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC)
New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP)

Joint Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period

Applicant and SEQR Lead Agency: New York City Department of Environmental Protection, 59-17 Junction Boulevard, Flushing, NY 11373 (NYS DEC Application #0-9999-00051/00001/ NYC DEP CEQR No: 10DEP046U)

Title of Action: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation: Water Supply Permit Application Decision
New York City Department of Environmental Protection: Continued funding and implementation of the New York City Watershed Land Acquisition Program

Public Notice and Public Comment: A notice of public hearing was published on June 23, 2010 in NYS DEC's Environmental Notice Bulletin, the City Record, and in local newspapers located within the New York City Watershed. The notice provided for written comments to be submitted by the public by July 30, 2010. In July 2010, the public comment period was extended to September 15, 2010. That time period is now being extended to October 22, 2010. All other public comments procedures remain the same. Public hearings were held at 6:00 p.m. at the following locations and dates: (1) Monday, July 12, 2010 at SUNY Delhi, Evenden Tower, Room 104, 2 Main Street, Delhi, NY 13753; (2) Tuesday, July 13, 6:00 p.m. at Hunter Elementary School, 7794 Main Street, Hunter, NY 12442; (3) Wednesday, July 14, 6:00 p.m. at Tri Valley High School, 34 Moore Hill Road, Grahamsville, NY 12740.

Written Comments: All comments must be filed with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation - Division of Environmental Permits, Region 4 Stamford Sub Office, 65561 State Highway 10, Stamford, NY 12167, Attention: Martha A. Wood. All written comments must be submitted (postmarked) by no later than October 22, 2010. Comments may also be submitted in electronic form to: r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

For further information, please contact: Martha A. Wood, NYS DEC - Region 4 Stamford Sub Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 65561 State Highway 10, Stamford, NY 12167, Phone: (607) 652-7741, E-mail: mawood@gw.dec.state.ny.us or Sangamithra Iyer, NYC DEP - Bureau of Environmental Planning and Analysis, 59-17 Junction Boulevard, 11th Floor, Flushing, NY 11373-5108, Phone: (718) 595-3585, E-mail: siyer@dep.nyc.gov



New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Implements Quarantine to Prevent Spread of Emerald Ash Borer

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) is establishing a quarantine district comprising Ulster and Greene Counties in order to limit the potential introduction of the invasive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) to other areas of the state.

NYS DEC's quarantine order will prohibit the intrastate movement of EAB, and the movement of ash nursery stock, ash trees, and ash wood products, and firewood, wood chips and bark mulch from any tree species, beyond the quarantine district without certification or compliance agreements from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, or the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (APHIS), in addition to other provisions as defined in the order.|

A copy of the Quarantine Order can be found at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/47761.html on the NYS DEC website.

Contact: Douglas Schmid, NYS DEC - Division of Land and Forests, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-4253, Phone: (866) 640-0652, E-mail: firewood@gw.dec.state.ny.us.


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