Public Meeting

The Environmental Justice Advisory Group, established by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, will be holding the last of four public meetings throughout New York State to solicit comments on environmental justice issues affecting the people of the State of New York. The meeting schedule is as follows:

July 12, 2000 Albany, NY Council of Community Services Bldg.
200 Henry Johnson Blvd., Albany, NY
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

*Please plan to arrive on time in order to participate fully in the meeting.*

Topics for Comment: We invite you to comment on any of the following issues, or any other environmental justice-related issues of concern to you:

If you cannot attend one of the public meetings, you can send written comments to:

Monica Abreu Conley, Esq., Environmental Justice Coordinator, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, 50 Wolf Road, Room 611, Albany, NY 12233-1040 or send an email at envirju@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Public Notice

Request for Proposals for receipt, processing and/or marketing of designated recyclable materials

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Representatives of the County of Otsego has issued a Draft Request for Proposals ("Draft RFP") pursuant to the provisions of General Municipal Law Section 120-w regarding its solid waste management activities. The purpose of the RFP is to receive proposals for the receipt, processing and/or marketing of designated recyclable materials collected from within Otsego County. The Draft RFP is available for viewing at the Otsego County Purchasing Department in Cooperstown, New York during regular business hours.

The public is invited to provide written comments on the Draft RFP. The public comment period for the Draft RFP concludes on September 11, 2000. Written comments on the Draft RFP should be submitted to: Otsego County Purchasing Department, 197 Main Street, Cooperstown, New York 13326-1129; telephone (607) 547-4239.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Greene County - The Town of Prattsville, as lead agency has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed New Sewage Treatment Infrastructure Facilities Program for the Town of Prattsville. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on July 20, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. at the Prattsville Town Hall, Main Street, Prattsville, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until August 4, 2000. The action involves the design and construction of a municipal sewage system consisting of an 86,000 gpd (maximum) wastewater treatment plant and approximately 4.34 miles of collection lines. The project is located on State Route 23, County Route 7, Town of Prattsville, New York.

Contact: Judy Pangman, Planner, Lamont, Van De Valk, Buckman & Whitebeck, P.C., PO Box 610, Cobleskill, New York 12043, phone: (518) 234-4028.