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Wednesday May 29, 2019
Contact  Dan Brinsko, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3250, Phone (518) 402-8403, E-mail:

NYS DEC proposes to revise 6 NYCRR Subpart 208, and attendant revisions to Part 200, to incorporate the new federal Emission Guideline (EG) for MSW Landfills codified under 40 CFR Part 60, Subpart Cf. The new federal EG is designed to reduce emissions of landfill gas containing non-methane organic compounds and methane by lowering the emission threshold at which a landfill must install and operate a landfill gas collection and control system. Once this proposal is adopted, NYS DEC is required to revise its State Plan to reflect the new EG and submit the State Plan to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) for review and approval.

Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted until 5:00 p.m. on May 29, 2019 to the contact listed above.

Hearings for the proposed rule and attendant revisions to existing rules described above will be held as follows and are scheduled in places that are reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility:

Date: 5/22/2019
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 8 Office
6274 Avon-Lima Road (Rtes. 5 and 20), Conference Room
Avon, NY 14414-9516

Date: 5/24/2019
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: NYS DEC
625 Broadway, Public Assembly Room 129A/B
Albany, NY 12233

NYS DEC will provide interpreter services for deaf persons at no charge. Written requests for interpreter services are required and should be submitted by May 15, 2019, to: Richard McAuley, NYS DEC, 625 Broadway, Albany NY 12233-3250, Phone: (518) 402-8438, E-mail:

1:00 PM
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Take part in ongoing research on monarch butterflies. For more than 15 years, data collected at Five Rivers has been contributed to this continent-wide citizen science project conducted through the University of Minnesota. The goal of the MLMP is to better understand how and why monarch populations vary, with a focus on their distribution and abundance during the breeding season in North America. Volunteers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico aid in conserving monarchs and advance understanding of butterfly ecology and migration in general. Wear long pants and bring a sun hat and water. We will meet at the visitor center. Go to to learn about the project.

NOTE: Organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) are welcome, but are asked to call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register.

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