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Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
6 NYCRR Part 621, Uniform Procedures

Pursuant to Environmental Conservation Law section 07-0107, section 3-0301[2][m] and State Administrative Procedure Act section 301[3], the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) gives notice of the following:

The NYSDEC proposes to revise subparagraph (iii) of section 621.4(g)(2) to correct the name of 6 NYCRR Part 231 and to delete the reference to the federal Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) regulations as a result of the currently proposed amendments to 6 NYCRR Part 231, "New Source Review for New and Modified Facilities".

For further information, contact:
Robert D. Bielawa, P.E.
New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation
NYSDEC, Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-3251
(518) 402-8396
E-mail airsips@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Notice Of Public Hearing

New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation
Proposed Amendments to 6 NYCRR Part 621, Uniform Procedures

Notice is hereby given that the NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION (Department) will hold a legislative PUBLIC HEARING on a proposed amendment to 6 NYCRR Part 621, Uniform Procedures.

The NYSDEC proposes to revise subparagraph (iii) of section 621.4(g)(2) to correct the name of 6 NYCRR Part 231 and to delete the reference to the federal Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) regulations as a result of the currently proposed amendments to 6 NYCRR Part 231, New Source Review for New and Modified Facilities.

The Public Hearing on the proposed amendment to Part 621 will be conducted as follows:

DATE: Tuesday, January 9, 2007
TIME: 9:00 A.M.
PLACE: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Room 129A
Albany, NY 12233

The PUBLIC HEARING is scheduled in a place that is reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility. At the hearing, the Department will provide interpreter services for deaf persons at no charge. Written requests for such services are required and should be submitted by December 27, 2006, to Laura Becker, NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, Albany NY 12233-3250; (518) 402-8451; airregs@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

Pursuant to Part 617 of the implementing regulations for the State Environmental Quality Review Act, the Department has prepared a Negative Declaration stating that the proposed action will not have a significant effect on the environment.

The Department invites all persons, organizations, corporations, and government agencies that may be affected by the proposed amendment to Part 621 to attend the hearing and/or to submit oral or written statements for the record. A cumulative record will be compiled of both oral and written statements received. It is not necessary for persons wishing to make an oral statement to request an appointment in advance. Written statements received prior to, during, or after the hearing and oral statements made at the hearing will be given equal weight.

Written statements must be received by 5:00 p.m. on January 17, 2007, and should be sent to: Robert D. Bielawa, P.E., NYSDEC, Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3251, telephone (518) 402-8396; email airsips@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

The proposed amendments to Part 621 may be obtained from Mr. Bielawa or from any of the following Department offices:

REGION 1, NYSDEC - Region One Headquarters, SUNY @ Stony Brook, 50 Circle Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790-3409, Attention: Ajay Shah
REGION 2, Hunters Point Plaza, 47-40 21st Street, Long Island City, NY 11101, Attention: Sam Lieblich
REGION 3, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561, Attention: Ken Grzyb
REGION 4, 1150 North Westcott Rd., Schenectady, NY 12306, Attention: Don Spencer
REGION 5, Hudson Street Extension, Box 220, Warrensburg, NY 12885, Attention: Jim Coutant
REGION 6, Watertown State Office Bldg., 317 Washington St., Watertown, NY 13601, Attention: Thomas Morgan
REGION 7, 615 Erie Boulevard West, Syracuse, NY 13204-2400, Attention: Reginald Parker
REGION 8, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, Attention: Thomas Marriott
REGION 9, 270 Michigan Ave., Buffalo, NY 14202, Attention: Larry Sitzman


Notice of Emergency Adoption

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
6 NYCRR Part 205, Architectural and Industrial Maintenance Coatings

Pursuant to Environmental Conservation Law, Sections 1-0101, 3-0301, 19-0103, 19-0105, 19-0301 and 19-0305, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives notice of the following:

Emergency Adoption amending 6 NYCRR Part 205, Architectural and Industrial Maintenance Coatings, to eliminate the small manufacturers' exemption and establish a sell-through end date to eliminate the unlimited sell-through of non-complying coatings manufactured before January 1, 2005.

This amendment, necessary for the preservation of the health and general welfare, was adopted and effective upon filing with the Department of State on the 7th day of November, 2006, on an emergency basis as authorized by section 202(6) of the State Administrative Procedures Act.

For further information, contact:
Daniel S. Brinsko, P.E.
NYSDEC Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway Albany NY 12233-3251
518 402-8396
E-mail 205aim@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Notice of Adoption

Notice of Adoption for Final 6 NYCRR Part 375, Environmental Remediation Programs, relating to regulation governing the State Superfund Program, the Brownfield Cleanup Program, and the Environmental Restoration Program

NOTICE is hereby given that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department) announces the filing of the Notice of Adoption with the New York State Department of State (DOS) on November 14, 2006 to repeal the existing 6 NYCRR Part 375 and replace with addition of a new Part 375 to meet the requirements of the 2003 and 2004 Superfund/Brownfield laws. In Chapter 1 of the Laws of 2003, the Legislature added a new Title 14 (the Brownfield Cleanup Program) to Article 27 of the Environmental Conservation Law (ECL); and made extensive amendments to existing ECL Article 27, Title 13 (the State Superfund Program) and to existing ECL Article 56, Title 5 (the 1996 Clean Water/Clean Air Bond Act Environmental Restoration Program). The final regulation is designed to incorporate recent statutory changes, clarify and streamline the current regulation, and address issues raised by state and local agencies, the public, and project sponsors since the last regulatory update of Part 375 in 1996.

The Department originally released the draft regulation on November 16, 2005. Public meetings were held throughout the State in November and December 2005 and three public hearings were held in March 2006. Public comments were accepted until March 27, 2006. The Department then reissued the revised regulation on July 12, 2006, held two public meetings in July 2006, held one public hearing on August 15, 2006, and allowed for a second public comment period for subparts 375-1 through 375-4 and subpart 375-6 until August 25, 2006.

Pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act, on November 1, 2006 the Department filed a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement (FGEIS), which addresses the environmental significance of the proposed rulemaking. The Department has not identified any significant adverse environmental impacts from this rulemaking. However, the Department made a positive declaration and issued a FGEIS to discuss the objectives and rationale for the proposed rulemaking as well as why alternative measures were not considered. The public comment periods and public hearings held on this rulemaking also accepted comments on the Draft GEIS.

6 NYCRR Part 375 will become effective on December 14, 2006, which is 30 days after filing the Notice of Adoption with the DOS.

The final rulemaking documents, including the technical support document and the FGEIS, can be found on the Departmentís web site at www.dec.state.ny.us/website/der. To obtain additional information, please contact Robert Schick at (518) 402-9662 or by email at derweb@gw.dec.state.ny.us .


Meeting Notice

A combined meeting of the Watershed Protection and Partnership Council and its Executive Committee will be held on: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2006 - 1:00 p.m.

Location: MARIST COLLEGE (Performing Arts Room, Student Center Building - 3rd Floor)
3399 NORTH ROAD (ROUTE 9)
POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK 12601

Contact:
William C. Harding, Executive Director
Watershed Protection and Partnership Council
New York State Department of State
2 John Walsh Boulevard - Suite 206
Peekskill, New York 10566
Phone: 914-734-1347
wharding@dos.state.ny.us