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Week of 9 January, 2022
Sunday - 1/9
 Revised Proposed Cleanup - 767 East 133rd St. Site (Bronx) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposal to address contamination related to 767 East 133rd St., site ID # C203123 (Bronx, Bronx County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through January 9, 2022.

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

Project documents can be reviewed online at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C203123/

And, once reopened, at:

New York Public Library – Mott Haven Branch
321 E 140th Street
Bronx, NY 10454
(718) 665-4878

Bronx Community Board 1
321 E 140th Street
Bronx, NY, 10455
(718)585-7117



Monday - 1/10
 Proposed Cleanup - Ex-Eaton Site (Batavia) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposal to address contamination related to the Ex-Eaton Site #C819022 (Batavia, Genesee County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through January 10, 2022.

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

Project documents can be reviewed online at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C819022/

And at:

Richmond Memorial Library
19 Ross Street,
Batavia, NY 14020
(585) 343-9550



3:00 PMDEC Climate Justice Working Group to Meet Online/Virtual
Contact  New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Location  Online / Virtual

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 an informational meeting on Monday, Jan.10. 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 informational meeting will not take any official action but include presentations on mapping analysis and will be conducted by teleconference. Members of the public are welcome to listen to the meeting via webcast.

When: Monday, Jan.10, 3 p.m. ET 

Where:  https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/onstage/g.php?MTID=eb00c4546e77626ff2d891de9fcb38513 

Audio: Dial 1-518-549-0500; Access code: 161 799 9964#
 
Additional Information:
This meeting will also be recorded and posted on the Climate Act website within three days, or as soon as practicable.



Tuesday - 1/11
10:00 AMInvasive Species Council Meeting -- Online/Virtual
https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/6989.html
Contact  New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Location  Online / Virtual

Invasive Species Council Meeting #42 -- Online/Virtual

New York State Invasive Species Management -- co-led by DEC

Our mission: The nine state agencies, comprising the Invasive Species Council, collaborate and coordinate among agencies, Invasive Species Advisory Committee, and stakeholders to minimize harm caused by invasive species to NY’s environment, economy and human health.

Date: January 11, 2022

Time: 10 am to 12 pm

View the meeting agenda.

Join the online meeting here: https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/j.php?MTID=ma7b3e5bed0bc67dbb18e78696a98b60d


Remote Attendance: Webinar
Phone # (518) 549-0500
Code: 1616 41 5261



8:00 PMFive Rivers: Online Training: Introduction to the Winter Raptor Survey
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

For the past six years, Five Rivers has participated in the state and regional monitoring of winter raptors, assisting biologists in their conservation efforts to help these threatened and endangered species. If you are interested in learning about the survey itself, raptors we survey for, how it is done, and past results please join us for this online introduction to the survey. This program is open to all. If you are interested in joining our team of community scientists, this is a great way learn how the survey is conducted. No experience is needed.

To register, call 518-475-0291 by Monday, January 10. You will receive a link to join the training online.



Wednesday - 1/12
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. No registration required.

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. 
  • Social distancing and mask protocols are subject to change with current COVID guidelines.
  • 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 - 1/13
12:00 PMReinstein Woods - Virtual Program: Sustainability Lunch Talk
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

Follow through with your New Year's resolution to improve your lifestyle by moving toward a fossil fuel-free lifestyle! Each session provides local resources to help you make improvements, and maybe even save money along the way.

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.


Friday - 1/14
 BCP Amendment App. - 71 Tonawanda Street Site (Buffalo) 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 to amend the BCA for a site known as 71 Tonawanda Street, site ID #C915024. This site is located in the City of Buffalo, within the County of Erie, and is located at 71 Tonawanda Street. Public comments about the application must be submitted by January 14, 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/C915024/

And at:

Riverside Branch Library
820 Tonawanda Street
Buffalo, NY 14207



 Brownfield App. & Work Plan - 1681-1689 Main St. Site (Buffalo) 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 and Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan/ Interim Remedial Measures Work Plan for a site known as 1681-1689 Main Street, site ID #C915378. This site is located in the City of Buffalo, within the County of Erie, and is located at 1681-1689 Main Street. Public comments about the application and draft work plan must be submitted by January 14, 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/C915378/

And at:

Buffalo and Erie County Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203



 Brownfield App. - Syracuse Bread Factory LLC Site (Syracuse) 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 Syracuse Bread Factory LLC, site ID #C734155. This site is located in the City of Syracuse, within the County of Onondaga, and is located at 200 Maple Street. Public comments about the application must be submitted by January 14, 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/C734155/

And at:

Onondaga County Central Library
447 South Salina Street
Syracuse, NY 13202



 Proposed Cleanup - 6200-6390 Niagara Falls Blvd (Niagara Falls) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposal to address contamination related to the 6200-6390 Niagara Falls Boulevard Site #C932170 (Niagara Falls, Niagara County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through January 14, 2022.

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

Project documents can be reviewed online at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C932170/

And at:

Niagara Falls Public Library
Earl W. Brydges Building
1425 Main St.
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
(716) 286-4894



Saturday - 1/15
 Draft Investigation Plan - 1665 Stillwell Ave Site (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 1665 Stillwell Avenue, site ID #C224307 (Brooklyn, Kings County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through January 15, 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/C224307/

And at:

Brooklyn Public Library –
Highlawn Branch
1664 West 13th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11223
(718) 234-7208

Brooklyn Community Board 11
2214 Bath Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11214
(718) 266-8800
info@brooklyncb11.org



10:00 AMReinstein Woods - Learn to Cross-Country Ski
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

Learn the basics of cross-country skiing before going on a short, guided ski tour. $15/person, $10 for Friends members.

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. 
  • Social distancing and mask protocols are subject to change with current COVID guidelines.
  • 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.


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