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Week of 6 March, 2022
Sunday - 3/6
 Proposed "No Further Action" - College Point 3 (College Point) Comment Deadline
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 proposed "No Further Action" remedy for College Point 3, site ID #241122 (College Point, Queens County) within New York's Superfund Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 6, 2022.

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/241122/

And at:
Poppenhusen Queens Library 
12123 14th Ave 
College Point, NY 11356 
Tel: 718-359-1102 


Monday - 3/7
No Scheduled Events
Tuesday - 3/8
2:00 PMMarine Resources Advisory Council Meeting
https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/568.html
Contact  Stephanie Rekemeyer
stephanie.rekemeyer@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Division of Marine Resources, 123 Kings Park Blvd. (Nissequogue River State Park) Kings Park, New York, 11754 - Map

The Marine Resources Advisory Council (MRAC) advises NYSDEC on marine resources issues including commercial and recreational fishing, proposed regulations, and the protection and utilization of New York's valuable marine resources.

The audio from the meeting is available through this live stream event for your convenience. You may also listen to the meeting by calling 518-549-0500 and enter access code 161 608 8564.

Meeting attendees online or by phone will not be able to make public comment but may submit written comments to kim.knoll@stonybrook.edu.



7:00 PMVirtual Public Meeting - Bridge Cleaners Site (Long Island City)
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/3...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

A virtual public meeting has been scheduled on Tuesday March 8, 2022 at 7:00 PM via WebEx (virtual platform) to discuss the no further action remedy proposed for the Bridge Cleaners site #241127 (Long Island City, Queens County) within New York's State Superfund Program.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn more about the proposed cleanup and how to participate in the meeting.



Wednesday - 3/9
4:30 PMReinstein Woods - Wild Wednesday
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  716-683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Together, kids and their caregivers can enjoy a fun hour-long outdoor activity. For children in grades K–5.

We welcome those who have any type of physical challenge to all our programs. If you call ahead to let us know your needs, we will be happy to learn how we can serve you.

PLEASE NOTE

  • Registration is required for ALL programs unless otherwise indicated; call 716-683-5959 to register. 
  • If you call outside of normal business hours, you will receive a call confirming your registration or waitlist status. PLEASE SPEAK CLEARLY when leaving your name and phone number as our system does not have caller ID. Unless you receive a callback, you are not registered. 
  • Registration is limited to two programs/month. If you want to sign up for additional programs, you will be added to the waitlist. No limit for virtual programs.
  • Social distancing and mask protocols are subject to change with current COVID guidelines.
  • If you or a family member feels ill, is waiting for COVID test results or have COVID symptoms, please stay at home.
  • In case of poor weather, programs may be cancelled.
  • We cannot accommodate organized youth/civic groups at these programs. Please call to make other arrangements.


Thursday - 3/10
 No Further Action Proposal - Zoe Chemical Co. (New Hyde Park) Comment Deadline
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 proposal for no further action for the Zoe Chemical Co. site #130211 (New Hyde Park, Nassau County) within New York's State Superfund Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through March 10, 2022.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the no further action proposal and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed online at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/130211/

And at:

Hillside Library
155 Lakeville Road
(516) 355-7850



12:00 PMReinstein Woods - Virtual Program: Sustainability Lunch Talks 2.0
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  716-683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Delve deep into how you can curb greenhouse gases produced by your lifestyle. Topics include Sustainable Fashion and Beauty, Investing and Divesting, Becoming a Voice for Climate, and "Greening" Your Workplace and Travel.

We welcome those who have any type of physical challenge to all our programs. If you call ahead (716-683-5959) to let us know your needs, we will be happy to learn how we can serve you.

PLEASE NOTE

  • Pre-registration is required for ALL programs. For virtual programs, please register online at www.reinsteinwoods.org/events.
  • Participants will be emailed a link for the presentation.
  • We cannot accommodate organized youth/civic groups at these programs. Please call to make other arrangements.


7:00 PMVirtual Meeting - Former Hall Welter Site (Rochester)
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/3...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

A virtual public meeting has been scheduled on Thursday March 10, 2022 at 7:00 PM via Webex (virtual platform) regarding a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the Former Hall Welter Site #828194 (Rochester, Monroe County), within New York’s State Superfund Program.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn more about the cleanup and how to participate in the upcoming virtual meeting.




Friday - 3/11
 Brownfield App. - 1301 Metropolitan Ave Site (Brookyln) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/3...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as 1301 Metropolitan Avenue, site ID #C224344. This site is located in the Borough of Brooklyn, within the County of Kings, and is located at 1301 Metropolitan Avenue. Public comments about the application must be submitted by March 11, 2022.

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/C224344/

And at:

Brooklyn Public Library Bushwick Branch
340 Bushwick Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11206

Brooklyn Community Board 1
435 Graham Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211



 Brownfield App. - 197-201 Canal Street Site (Staten Island) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/3...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as 197-201 Canal Street, site ID # C243046. This site is located in the Borough of Staten Island within the County of Richmond, and is located at 197-201 Canal Street. Public comments about the application must be submitted by March 11, 2022.

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/C243046/

And at:

Staten Island Public Library-Stapleton Branch
132 Canal Street
Staten Island, NY 10304

Staten Island Community Board 1
1 Edgewater Plaza, Suite 217
Staten Island, NY 10305



 Draft Investigation Plan - 2122 Colvin Blvd. Site (Tonawanda) Comment Deadline
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 2122 Colvin Boulevard Site #C915380 (Tonawanda, Erie County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through March 11, 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/C915380/

And at:

City of Tonawanda Public Library
333 Main Street
Tonawanda, NY 14150
(716) 693-5043



 Draft Investigation Plan - Broadway Triangle Site A (Brooklyn) Comment Deadline
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 Broadway Triangle Site A, site ID #C224333 (Brooklyn, Kings County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through March 11, 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/C224333/

And at:

Brooklyn Public Library - Bushwick Branch
340 Bushwick Ave,
Brooklyn, NY 11206
(718) 602-1348

Brooklyn Community Board 1
435 Graham Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11211
(718) 389-0009
Bk01@cb.nyc.gov



 Draft Investigation Plan - Saranac Lofts Site (Saranac Lake) Comment Deadline
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 Saranac Lofts site #C517015 (Saranac Lake, Franklin County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through March 11, 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/C517015/

And at:

Saranac Free Library
109 Main Street
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
(518) 891-4190



Saturday - 3/12
10:00 AMReinstein Woods - Look Closer
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  716-683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Magnify the beauty of winter on this guided walk. We'll use microscopes and magnifiers to explore moss, lichens, buds, and more.

We welcome those who have any type of physical challenge to all our programs. If you call ahead to let us know your needs, we will be happy to learn how we can serve you.

PLEASE NOTE

  • Registration is required for ALL programs unless otherwise indicated; call 716-683-5959 to register. 
  • If you call outside of normal business hours, you will receive a call confirming your registration or waitlist status. PLEASE SPEAK CLEARLY when leaving your name and phone number as our system does not have caller ID. Unless you receive a callback, you are not registered. 
  • Registration is limited to two programs/month. If you want to sign up for additional programs, you will be added to the waitlist. No limit for virtual programs.
  • Social distancing and mask protocols are subject to change with current COVID guidelines.
  • If you or a family member feels ill, is waiting for COVID test results or have COVID symptoms, please stay at home.
  • In case of poor weather, programs may be cancelled.
  • We cannot accommodate organized youth/civic groups at these programs. Please call to make other arrangements.


1:30 PMCanceled - Five Rivers: The Sweeter Side of Five Rivers
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

Due to the impending snowstorm and the associated travel advisory, this event has been canceled for Saturday, March 12. Please come visit Five Rivers' maple open house on March 19 or 26. If you have questions, please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291.


Drop in and join us for an introduction to maple sugaring, from tap and sap to syrup. You’ll get to twirl a brace and bit, pound a spile, inspect the sap flow, and enjoy the aroma of sap boiling in our evaporator. A local maple producer will be on site to answer questions and offer a variety of maple products for sale.

 Organized groups (such as Scout troops), please call 518-475-0291 to register.



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