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Week of 22 November, 2020
Sunday - 11/22
 Proposed Cleanup - 222 South Ferry Street Site (Schenectady) 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 222 South Ferry Street, site ID #447047 (Schenectady, Schenectady County) within New York’s State Superfund Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through November 22, 2020.

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/447047/

And, once reopened, at:

Schenectady County Public Library
99 Clinton St
Schenectady NY 12305
(518) 388 4500



 Proposed Cleanup - The Smith Restaurant Bldg Site (Syrcause) 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 Smith Restaurant Building, site ID #C734148 (Syrcause, Onondaga County), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through November 22, 2020.

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/C734148/

And at:

Onondaga County Central Library
447 South Salina Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 435-1900
Attn: Rene Battelle

--and--

NYSDEC Region 7
615 Erie Boulevard West
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315) 426-7519
by appointment only



Monday - 11/23
No Scheduled Events
Tuesday - 11/24
No Scheduled Events
Wednesday - 11/25
1:00 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 parents or caregivers can enjoy a different, 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

  • Pre-registration is required for ALL programs; call 716-683-5959 to register for an in-person program. For virtual programs, please register online at www.reinsteinwoods.org/events.
  • You must pre-register by phone; you will receive a call confirming your registration or waitlist status. PLEASE SPEAK CLEARLY when leaving your phone number as our system does not have caller ID. Unless you receive a callback, you are not registered. 
  • All participants are required to wear a mask; social distancing of 6 feet or more will be practiced whenever possible. 
  • Reinstein Woods’ restrooms will not be available. 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 - 11/26
No Scheduled Events
Friday - 11/27
 Brownfield App. & Work Plan - Building #40 Site (Niagara Falls) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
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 for a site known as Building #40, site ID #C932178. This site is located in the City of Niagara Falls, within the County of Niagara, and is located at 717 and 723 Division Avenue. Public comments about the application and draft work plan must be submitted by November 27, 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/C932178/

And, once reopened, at:

Niagara Falls Public Library
607 Walnut Avenue
Niagara Falls, NY 14301



 Brownfield App. & Work Plan - Building #42 Site (Niagara Falls) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
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 for a site known as Building #42, site ID #C932179. This site is located in the City of Niagara Falls, within the County of Niagara, and is located at 2001 and 2011 Main Street. Public comments about the application and draft work plan must be submitted by November 27, 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/C932179/

And, once reopened, at:

Niagara Falls Public Library
607 Walnut Avenue
Niagara Falls, NY 14301



 Draft Investigation Pln - Simchah 325 Yonkers Ave LLC (Yonkers) 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 supplemental draft plan to investigate contamination related to the Simchah 325 Yonkers Ave, LLC, site ID #C360184 (Yonkers, Westchester County), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through November 27, 2020.

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/C360184/

And, once reopened, at:

Yonkers Public Library
Riverfront Library
One Larkin Center
Yonkers, NY 10701
Phone: (914) 337-1500



10:00 AMFive Rivers Family Fun: TALKIN’ TURKEY
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

Join us on this informal walk around Five Rivers’ trails to learn about wild turkeys and other birds that call Five Rivers home. We will talk about the lives of turkeys and other birds we encounter along the way. Bring binoculars if you have them and prepare to talk turkey. This program is best suited for children aged 7–10 years and their caregivers. 

Registration is limited. Call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 by Tuesday, November 24 to register. If registration fills, you may be placed on a waiting list.

For the safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers, and in compliance with guidance from New York State, the New York State Department of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), social distancing practices must be followed. Masks must be worn throughout guided programs, while at a roving program, and on the trails whenever a 6-foot distance cannot be maintained between individuals or households. 



Saturday - 11/28
 Draft Investigation Plan - Jay Hague Site (Rochester) 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 supplemental draft plan to investigate contamination related to the Jay Hague Site ID #C828216 (Rochester, Monroe County), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through November 28, 2020.

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/C828216/

And, once reopened, at:

Lyell Branch Library
956 Lyell Avenue,
Rochester, NY 14606
Phone: (585) 428-8218



10:00 AMFive Rivers Family Fun: WHERE DOES THE WATER GO?
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

The water in Five Rivers’ Beaver Pond comes from somewhere and goes somewhere after if leaves us. But where is it coming from, and where does it go? A game of Pooh sticks will show us the way! Join us for a walk along the Vlomankill and Beaver Tree trails to follow the path water has carved out of our landscape. Learn where people have shaped the watercourse, too. Total distance is approximately one mile.

Registration is limited. Call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 by Wednesday, November 25 to register. If registration fills, you may be placed on a waiting list.

For the safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers, and in compliance with guidance from New York State, the New York State Department of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), social distancing practices must be followed. Masks must be worn throughout guided programs, while at a roving program, and on the trails whenever a 6-foot distance cannot be maintained between individuals or households.



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