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Monday October 7, 2019
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

What’s the connection between Capital Region birds and the coffee in your cup? Explore this question with Brew the Roost, a series of interactive quilts that highlight the seasonal migration of birds and the importance of shade-grown coffee in maintaining biodiversity in coffee-growing regions. Quilts will be updated every two weeks as the fall migration progresses. 

This family-friendly art exhibit, created by local artist Katherine Lynn Bierman, will be on view in the visitor center through Thanksgiving.

Contact  Jeremy Hurst

State residents, stakeholders, and regulated parties have the opportunity to comment on proposed regulations.

This rulmaking is to amend regulations to reduce risk of introductions of infectious material into New York.

More information on Part 189, Sections 03-0301, 11-0325 and 11-1905 Chronic Wasting Disease

Comments will be accepted until October 7, 2019

Send comments to:

Jeremy Hurst
NYSDEC Division of Fish and Wildlife
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-4754
Email: WildlifeRegs@dec.ny.gov

Contact  Ona Papageorgiou

The Department is proposing revisions to new 6 NYCRR Subpart 227-3, "Ozone Season Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) Emission Limits for Simple Cycle and Regenerative Combustion Turbines." The primary goal of this proposal is to lower allowable NOx emissions from simple cycle and regenerative combustion turbines during the ozone season. The lower emissions from these sources will help to address Clean Air Act (CAA) requirements, ozone nonattainment and protect the health of New York State residents. This proposal is only applicable to simple cycle and regenerative combustion turbines. This is not a mandate on local governments. It applies to any entity that owns or operates a subject source. The revised proposal includes a substantive change to the applicability section with accompanying requisite changes in the definitions section. The proposed revision also includes other non-substantive changes in response to public comments to clarify the intent of the regulation.

Written comments are accepted through 5:00 pm October 7, 2019 and should be directed to:

Ona Papageorgiou, P.E.
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-3255
Phone: (518) 402-8396
E-mail: Air.Regs@dec.ny.gov

No hearings are scheduled.

Contact  Amanda Chudow, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, 11th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-3251, Phone: (518) 402-8396, E-mail: dar.sips@dec.ny.gov.

On August 7, 2019 the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) published a Public Notice in the Environmental Notice Bulletin (ENB) indicating that the NYS DEC plans to submit a Regional Haze State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision to the United State Environmental Protection Agency that included a public comment period deadline of September 6, 2019. The full notice may be found on DEC's website.

This Public Notice hereby extends the public comment period on the proposed Regional Haze SIP revision, or to request a hearing, to October 7, 2019. The public can inspect a copy of the proposed SIP revision by visiting the NYS DEC website.

Written comments or requests for a public hearing should be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on October 7, 2019 to: Amanda Chudow, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, 11th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-3251, Phone: (518) 402-8396, E-mail: dar.sips@dec.ny.gov.

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