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Friday April 3, 2020
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan for a site known as 1760 Boone Avenue, site ID #C203131. This site is located in the Borough of Bronx within the County of Bronx and is located at 1760 Boone Avenue. Public comments about the application and draft work plan must be submitted by April 3, 2020.

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

Project documents can be reviewed online at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C203131/

And at:

New York Public Library-Clason’s Point Library
1215 Morrison Avenue
Bronx, NY 10472


Bronx Community Board #3
1426 Boston Road
Bronx, NY 10456


Public Comment Period Ends -- Draft New York State Forest Action Plan

The State Forest Action Plan is a 10-year strategic plan that provides long-term, comprehensive, and coordinated strategies for addressing the challenges facing New York's forests today.

DEC released a draft version of the New York State Forest Action Plan in early February. The public is encouraged to comment on the draft Plan through April 3, 2020. DEC will review and address all comments received. The draft Plan and detail on how to submit comment are available on our website.

Contact  NYSDEC Special Licenses Unit
518-402-8985; SpecialLicenses@dec.ny.gov
Location  Most DEC Regional Offices

DEC exams for Falconry, Wildlife Rehabilitator, and Leashed Tracking Dog Licenses -- which were originally to be held on April 3 -- have been rescheduled. The exams now are scheduled for August 14, 2020.

The exams are to practice the sport of falconry, become a wildlife rehabilitator, or use leashed tracking dogs to find wounded or injured big game animals. 

DEC will offer these examinations on August 14, 2020, at most DEC Regional Offices. Individuals who previously registered for the April 3 examinations can register for the August examinations by contacting the Special Licenses Unit at 518-402-8985 or SpecialLicenses@dec.ny.gov and request to have their names included for the August exams.

All others who wish to apply for the August exams can visit the DEC Special Licenses Unit website and complete an exam registration form. Applicants can mail, fax, or email the completed form to NYSDEC Special Licenses Unit, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-4752; fax 518-402-8925; email: SpecialLicenses@dec.ny.gov.  For phone inquiries contact 518-402-8985.

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