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Week of 29 November, 2020
Sunday - 11/29
No Scheduled Events
Monday - 11/30
 Proposed Cleanup - 1510 Broadway Dry Cleaner Site (Brooklyn) 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 1510 Broadway Dry Cleaner Site #C224280 (Brooklyn, Kings County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through November 30, 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/C224280/

And, once reopened, at:

Brooklyn Public Library
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Tel: (718) 230-2100

--and--

Brooklyn Community Board 16
444 Thomas S. Boyland Street – Room 103
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Tel: (718) 385-0323



Tuesday - 12/1
No Scheduled Events
Wednesday - 12/2
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 fun hour-long outdoor activity. For children in grades K through 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 name and phone number as our system does not have caller ID. Unless you receive a callback, you are not registered. *Registration for popular programs is limited to 3 people per party.
  • All participants are required to wear a mask; social distancing of 6 feet or more will be practiced whenever possible. 
  • 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.


2:00 PMWebinar on 1,4-Dioxane Limits for Household Cleansing, Personal Care, & Cosmetic
https://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/121658.html
Contact  Emily Dominiak
518-402-8706

Virtual Public Meeting on 1,4-Dioxane Limits for Household Cleansing, Personal Care, and Cosmetic Products Regulations

DEC is holding a second virtual public meeting regarding 1,4-Dioxane limits for household cleansing, personal care, and cosmetic products. This meeting will be in discussion format on topics presented in the first meeting. This meeting will be held December 2, 2020, at 2 pm and those interested in attending can register here.

When regulations are proposed, they will be available for public comment.

The meeting will be held via webex.



Thursday - 12/3
6:00 PMVirtual Public Availability Session - Elmira High School Site (Elmira)
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

A virtual public availability session has been scheduled for the public to ask questions and talk with the experts involved in the ongoing investigation and remedial work. The availability session is scheduled for December 3, 2020 from 6:00PM - 8:00PM via Zoom.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn more about the investigation, cleanup, and how to participate in the upcoming availability session.



Friday - 12/4
 Brownfield App. - Albany & Wrentham LLC Site (Kingston) 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 for a site known as Albany & Wrentham LLC, site ID #C356057. This site is located in the City of Kingston, within the County of Ulster, and is located at 520 Albany Avenue. Public comments about the application must be submitted by December 4, 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/C356057/

And, once reopened, at:

Kingston Public Library
55 Franklin Street
Kingston, NY, 12401



 Draft Investigation Plan - 624 River Rd Site (North Tonawanda) 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 draft plan to investigate contamination related to the 624 River Road Site #C932176 (North Tonawanda, Niagara County), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through December 4, 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/C932176/

And, once reopened, at:

North Tonawanda Public Library
505 Meadow Drive
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
(716) 693-4132



 No Further Action Proposal - 820 Linden Avenue Site (Pittsford) 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 for no further action related to the 820 Linden Avenue Site #C828200 (Pittsford, Monroe County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through September 12, 2020.

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/C828200/

And at:

Pittsford Community Library
24 State Street
Pittsford, NY 14534
(585) 248-6275



Saturday - 12/5
 Proposed Cleanup - Victory Mills Site (Victory) 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 Victory Mills, site ID #C546047 (Victory, Saratoga County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through December 5, 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/C546047/

And, once reopened, at:

Schuylerville Public Library
52 Ferry Street
Schuylerville, NY 12871
(518) 695-6641



10:00 AMReinstein Woods - Warming Up to Nature
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

On this guided walk, we will learn about animals’ behaviors and adaptations to keep warm.

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 name and phone number as our system does not have caller ID. Unless you receive a callback, you are not registered. *Registration for popular programs is limited to 3 people per party.
  • All participants are required to wear a mask; social distancing of 6 feet or more will be practiced whenever possible. 
  • 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.


11:00 AMReinstein Woods - Birding at Amherst State Park
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

Join a quest in search of birds! Learn how birds survive the winter and count how many bird species we can find. Note: this program takes place at Amherst State Park. 

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 name and phone number as our system does not have caller ID. Unless you receive a callback, you are not registered. *Registration for popular programs is limited to 3 people per party.
  • All participants are required to wear a mask; social distancing of 6 feet or more will be practiced whenever possible. 
  • 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.


4:00 PMFive Rivers - Owl Prowl
http://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

Citizen Science/I Bird NY: OWL PROWL

Join center staff as we survey for owls at Five Rivers. Field parties will visit likely owl roosts, then gather to compare findings. Space is limited. Call 518-475-0291 by Wednesday, December 2 to register.

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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