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Notice of Lodging of Stipulation and Order of Settlement

Notice is hereby given that on June 13, 2001, a proposed Stipulation and Order of Settlement in The State of New York v. the United States Department of Agriculture, Civil Action No. 98-3768 (TCP/ETB), was lodged with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

The complaint in this action alleges that the United States Department of Agriculture ("USDA") has been violating the Water Pollution Control Act, Article 17 Title 8 of the State Environmental Conservation Law ("ECL"), by discharging wastewater from the Plum Island Animal Disease Center Water Treatment Plant, located in Orient Point, New York, in excess of three effluent limitations in its State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System ("SPDES") permit.

The Stipulation and Order of Settlement requires the USDA to implement a schedule that sets forth specific dates by which it must implement plant modifications, capital improvements and operational changes to bring the water treatment plant into compliance with the Water Pollution Control Act. The Office of the New York State Attorney General will receive comments relating to the proposed Stipulation and Order of Settlement for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication. Comments should be addressed to Assistant State Attorney General John Gibson, Environmental Protection Bureau, New York State Department of Law, 120 Broadway 26th Floor, New York, New York 10271.

The proposed Stipulation and Order of Settlement may be examined at the Office of the New York State Attorney General, 120 Broadway at Rm. 26-124, New York, New York, and at the Region I Office of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, State University of New York Campus, Loop Road Building 40, Stony Brook, New York 11790. A copy of the proposed Stipulation and Order of Settlement may also be obtained by mail from the Office of the New York State Attorney General, Attention: Assistant Attorney General John Gibson, 120 Broadway - 26th Floor, New York, New York 10271, or by e-mail directed to John.Gibson@oag.state.ny.us


Pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law, Section 11-0903 the Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives notice of the following:

Amendments to regulations extending the length of the regular archery deer season for deer of either sex in Suffolk County.

For further information contact:

Daniel Rosenblatt, Regional Wildlife Manager
NYS DEC Bureau of Wildlife, Loop Road, Building 40, SUNY
Stony Brook, NY 11790-2356
Telephone Number [631] 444-0305

Final Date for Comment August 6, 2001