Public Notice

DEC Announces Free Pollution Prevention Workshops Designed for Metal Finishers

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will conduct four free pollution prevention workshops across the state for the metal finishers industry sector, according to Mary Werner, Acting Director of DEC's Pollution Prevention Unit.

These workshops are designed to provide compliance guidance and technical assistance to metal finishers. The workshops, supported by a grant received from the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, are open to industry representatives, consultants, municipal employees or anyone who would like to benefit from this training.

These workshops are part of DEC's growing emphasis on pollution prevention as the most effective and least expensive way to protect our environment," said Werner. "DEC workshops have been very successful at helping industries increase the efficiency and quality of operations through waste reduction and improved environmental compliance."

Workshop participants will receive the following informational materials prepared by the DEC's Pollution Prevention Unit:

  1. Environmental Compliance and Pollution Prevention Guide for Metal Finishers; and
  2. Environmental Self-Assessment for Metal Finishers.

The half-day workshops will be held at the following locations:

All sessions will run from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with registration beginning at 7:45 a.m. Interested individuals and groups are asked to pre-register by contacting Dottie O'Hare of DEC's Pollution Prevention Unit at (518) 457-2553 or fax (518) 457-2570. You can also register on their web site: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ppu

Negative Declaration

Wayne County - The Village Board of the Village of Newark, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed creation of Planned Industrial District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the creation of a Planned Industrial District (PID) to regulate land use and development of approximately 63 acres adjacent to its current industrial park. The western portion of the site has been newly annexed into the Village and is not zoned. The eastern portion is zoned PUD. This action involves the amendment of Chapter 170 of the Village Code (zoning regulations) and the Village's official zoning map. The PID would allow uses such as offices, service establishments (dry cleaners, repair facilities, etc.), hotel/motels, schools, light industrial or manufacturing, warehouse or distribution facilities, freight or trucking terminals, public utilities, etc. The project is located north of West Shore Blvd., south of Stuart Avenue at the former Village boundary, Village of Newark.

Contact: Stuart I. Brown, 640 CrossKeys Office Park, Fairport, New York 14450. (716) 223-3430.