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ENB - Region 9 Notices 6/13/2012

Public Notice

FMC Corporation in Middleport, New York

Public Involvement Sessions: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) and the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) will be holding a public meeting and a public availability session regarding the NYS DEC and NYS DOH's (Agencies) proposed cleanup alternative for the remediation of properties off-site of the FMC Corporation (FMC) in Middleport, New York. This proposal is discussed in detail in the Agencies' draft Statement of Basis (SB). This is a follow-up to FMC's Corrective Measures Study that was noticed to the public in June 2011. These sessions will be held as follows:

Public Meeting: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Public Availability Session: Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Middleport Fire Hall
28 Main Street,
Middleport, New York

The public meeting will begin with brief presentations by the Agencies and then will be opened to members of the public to make verbal comments on record regarding the proposed remedy. The public availability session will be informal, where members of the public can ask questions of Agencies' staff on a one-on-one basis regarding the content of the draft SB or other FMC environmental matters. Written comments can be provided to the Agencies during both afternoon and evening sessions.

Written Comment Period: The Agencies will also accept written comments from the public on the proposed remedy during a 45 calendar day comment period, beginning June 15, 2012. Comments must be submitted no later than July 30, 2012. Written comments can be sent to the Agencies by e-mail at: derweb@dec.ny.gov or mailed directly to:

Sally Dewes
NYSDEC - Division of Environmental Remediation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-7016

Document Availability: Copies of the NYS DEC's proposed cleanup alternative and related documents are available for public review on NYS DEC's web site on the FMC Middleport Facility web page or on the Middleport Community Involvement Group's web site. Hard copies of these and other related documents are also available for public review at the FMC Document Repository located at:

Middleport Village Library
9 Vernon Street
Middleport, New York

Contact: Sally Dewes, NYSDEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7016, Phone: (518) 402-9768, E-mail: derweb@dec.ny.gov.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Erie County - The City of Buffalo Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Children's Hospital of Buffalo. The Final EIS is available from the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203 and on line at: http://www.ci.buffalo.ny.us/.

The action involves a proposal by Kaleida Health for the construction of a new Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo. The project is located at 818 Ellicott Street in the City of Buffalo, New York.

Contact: Marty Grunzweig, 901 City Hall, Buffalo, NY 14202, Phone: (716) 851-5085.

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