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ENB - Statewide Notices 12/30/2015

Public Notice

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Adoption of a New Part 592 to 6 NYCRR Conservation Easements

Pursuant to Environmental Conservation Law, Sections 3-0301(2)(m), 3-0301(2)(v), 49-0301, 49-0303(1), 49-0305(7), 49-0307, 49-0307(2), 49-0307(3), 49-0307(2)(a), 49-0307(3)(a) and 49-0307(3)(d), the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC)hereby gives notice of the following:

The proposed regulation will establish standards for the NYS DEC to follow when modifying or extinguishing a conservation easement and provide for a formal public review process. There will be a 45 day public comment period from December 30, 2015 to February 13, 2016.

Comments can be submitted via mail or electronically to:

NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests
Conservation Easement Program
625 Broadway, Floor 5
Albany, NY 12233-4254

Further information is available at:

Contact: NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests, Conservation Easement Program, 625 Broadway, Floor 5, Albany, NY 12233-4254 , E-mail:

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