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ENB - Statewide Notices 10/12/2016

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Notice of Availability of State Funds

Electronic Waste Assistance Grants

The 2016/17 State budget included $3 million from the Environmental Protection Fund in one-time funding intended to assist municipalities with recent unexpected costs of collection and recycling electronic waste (e-waste). Applications are being accepted during October of 2016 (October 3, 2016 - October 31, 2016).

Eligible Applicants:

Municipalities, defined as: Counties, Cities, Towns, Villages, Local Public Authorities, Local Public Benefit Corporations, School Districts, Supervisory Districts, and Improvement Districts, Native American Tribes or Nations Residing in New York State, or any combination of these.

Description of Eligible Projects:

These grants can partially reimburse actual expenses incurred during April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017 for recycling of covered e-waste such as computers, computer peripherals, televisions, small scale servers, and small electronic equipment. This program provides up to 50 percent reimbursement to municipalities, with reimbursement limited to no more than $2 million per project.

Consistent with the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) State Assistance Program, applications are being accepted during October of 2016 (October 3, 2016 - October 31, 2016). Available funding will be divided among those applications received during October. If there are insufficient funds to provide 50 percent reimbursement to all applications received during October 2016, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) may lower the percentage of funding to be provided to each municipality. This lowered percentage will be the same for all municipalities that submit an application during October 2016.

If there is any funding remaining after the eligible October applications are approved, the remaining funds will be made available by NYS DEC for new applications received during January of 2017, until funds are exhausted.

Application Forms:

Electronic waste assistance grant application forms are available on-line at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/4776.html or you may request a paper copy by e-mailing RecyclingGrants@dec.ny.gov or by calling (518) 402-8706.

Contact: Michael Dauphinais or Gus Ribeiro, NYS DEC - Division of Materials Management, 625 Broadway, 9th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-7253, Phone: (518) 402-8678 , E-mail: RecyclingGrants@dec.ny.gov.


New York State Trails Council Meeting

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NY OPRHP) and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) Headquarters
625 Broadway, First Floor Room 129
Albany, NY 12207

Agenda:

  • Presentation: Universal Design in Outdoor Recreation
  • NYS OPRHP Planning Updates
  • NYS DEC Updates
  • Delegate Reports

Contact: Chris Morris, NYS OPRHP, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207, Phone: (518) 486-2699


Final Amendment No. 2 to the FFY 2016 CWSRF Intended Use Plan

The New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (NYS EFC) and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) announce that the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2016 Intended Use Plan (IUP) for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF), dated November 2015, is amended.

Final Amendment No. 2 to the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Intended Use Plan (IUP) for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2016 includes revisions to the FFY 2016 Annual Project Priority List.

NYS EFC received no comments on the Draft 2016 CWSRF IUP Amendment No. 2. The Final Amendment No. 2 is available on the NYS EFC website: www.efc.ny.gov.

For information regarding the Clean Water State Revolving Fund, please contact:

Dwight Brown
NYS EFC - Division of Engineering and Program Management
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12207-2997
Phone: (518) 402-6924
Fax: (518) 402-6954
E-mail: CWSRFinfo@efc.ny.gov


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