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Wednesday November 16, 2022
 
 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/3...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a draft plan to investigate contamination related to the Sutter Crossing site #C224331 (Brooklyn, Kings County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through December 16, 2022.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the draft plan and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed online at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C224331/

And at:

Stone Avenue Library
581 Mother Gaston Blvd
Brooklyn, Ny 11212
(718) 485-8347

Brooklyn Community Board 5
127 Pennsylvania Ave, 2nd Flr
Brooklyn, NY 11207
mperkins@cb.nyc.gov
(718) 819-5487

9:30 AM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
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

Families with young children (ages 2–5) are invited to gather for the reading of a nature-themed story, then take part in theme-related activities. Take-home projects will be included. Each session includes three program days, with the activity running 9:30–11:00 AM. 

Session 1: 

November 1, 8, and 15 (rain date November 22) 

or 

November 2, 9, and 16 (rain date November 23)

Session 2: 

November 29, December 6 and 13 (rain date December 20)

or 

November 30, December 7 and 14 (rain date December 21)

Fee per session: 

$8 for Friends members, $10 for non-members; $5 material fee per child

Registration:

Visit www.FriendsofFiveRivers.org and look under the “Education Programs” tab for further information or to register. 


3:00 PM
Contact  New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

DEC Climate Justice Working Group to Meet

What: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) 13-member Climate Justice Working Group, established under the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), will hold a meeting on Wednesday, Nov.16. The Climate Justice Working Group is tasked with establishing criteria for identifying disadvantaged communities for the purposes of co-pollutant reductions, greenhouse gas emissions reductions, regulatory impact statements, and the allocation of investments pursuant to the CLCPA. This will be an informational meeting with limited official action. Discussion will include an analysis of public comments received on the draft disadvantaged communities criteria. Members of the public are welcome to attend in person or listen to the meeting via webcast. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged and can be done by clicking the WebEx link below.

When: Wednesday, Nov.16, 3 p.m. ET

Where: Via WebEx - https://meetny-broadcast-pilot.webex.com/meetny-broadcast-pilot/j.php?RGID=rd55fcf7001ef19c5a43f1db883b2a85d 

Webinar password: welcome123 (93526631 from phones)

Audio: Dial 1-518-549-0500; Access code: 2336 686 4120

In-Person - Event locations, times, and partners include: 

  • Hydroelectric Boardroom, 1333 Broadway, Suite 300, New York, NY 10018 (*in the NY Green Bank space)
  • New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) 17 Columbia Circle, Board Room, Albany, NY 12203 
  • DEC Region 5 Office, 1115 New York State Route 86, Ray Brook, NY 12977-0296 
  • DEC Region 8 Office, 6274 East Avon-Lima Rd., Avon, NY 14414

Additional Information: This meeting will also be recorded and posted on the Climate Act website within three days, or as soon as practicable. 


5:00 PM
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/3...
Contact  DEC Region 3
R3.UMP@dec.ny.gov

The plan guides the future uses and management of nearly 6,700 acres of DEC-managed public lands within the East of Hudson Unit in the towns of Amenia, Beekman, Carmel, Cortlandt, Dover, Kent, LaGrange, Milan, Pawling, Philipstown, Pine Plains, Pleasant Valley, Putnam Valley, Stanford, and Union Vale.

DEC is holding an availability session and public meeting on Nov. 16 at the Dutchess County Farm and Home Center, 2715 US-44, Millbrook NY 12545.

DEC staff will be available from 5 to 6 P.M. to talk one-on-one and answer questions. Starting at 6 P.M., a public presentation on the draft plan will be given, followed by time for public comments.

Public comments on the proposed management plan will be accepted until December 22, 2022 by mail to DEC Division of Lands and Forests, 21 South Putt Corners Rd. New Paltz, NY 12561, and by email to R3.UMP@dec.ny.gov.


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