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Public Notice

Environmental Board Meeting

The State Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives notice that a meeting of the Environmental Board will be held at 2:00 p.m., September 25, 2003 in Room 129A of the Departmentís main offices at 625 Broadway, Albany, New York.

The Environmental Board will consider the following rulemaking action of the Department of Environmental Conservation:

This meeting is open to the public.

NYS Pollution Prevention & Recycling Conference
October 20 & 21, 2003
Albany Marriott Hotel

Join other environmentalists; business, trade, and industry representatives, scientific and academic professionals, environmental groups, and government officials.

Presentation of the 2003 NYS Governor's Awards for Pollution Prevention and 2003 NYS Governor's Waste Reduction and Recycling Awards

General Topics covered this year include: 2002 P2 & Recycling Governor's Awards Success Stories, The Role of P2 in Permitting, P2 Mercury Activities, and P2 Innovative Approaches. Exhibitor presentations. Tours hosted by local organizations.

Sponsored by:
New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse and Recycling

Co-Sponsored by:
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Pollution Prevention Unit

Conference and Exhibitor Registration: Linda Ochs (315) 539-5607
email: lsochs@localnet.com
General Questions Contact: Marjorie Torelli (315) 946-7650

Public Notice of Program Policy Issuance

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has prepared the Program Policy entitled, "Criteria for Sludge Stabilization for Disposal in New York State Landfills." The Policy takes effect 30 days from the date of this notice.

The Policy contains criteria to determine if a sludge has been properly stabilized as required for disposal in a landfill. This Policy was developed to clarify the definition of stabilized sludge found in 6 NYCRR Part 360.

Comments on the draft Program Policy dated May 21, 2003 were accepted through June 18, 2003. Based on these comments, minor changes were made to the Policy which do not affect the technical criteria contained in the Policy.

The Policy can be obtained from Sally Rowland, NYSDEC, 9th Floor, 625 Broadway, Albany, New York, 12233-7253. It is also available in each of the Departmentís nine Regional Offices from the Regional Solid & Hazardous Materials Engineer, and may be accessed at the following website: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/dshm/redrecy/sludglf.htm