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Week of 12 December, 2021
Sunday - 12/12
 Proposed Cleanup - Moyer Carriage Lofts Site (Syracuse) 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 Moyer Carriage Lofts, site ID #C734151 (Syracuse, Onondaga County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through December 12, 2021.

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/C734151/

And at:

White Branch Library
763 Butternut St.
Syracuse, NY 13208
(315) 435-3519

Housing Visions Corporate Office
1201 East Fayette St., Suite 26
Syracuse, NY 13210
(315) 472-3820



Monday - 12/13
1:00 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 a meeting on Monday, Dec.13. 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.
 
During this meeting, the CJWG will be voting on the draft disadvantaged communities (DACs) definition and criteria. The meeting will be conducted by teleconference. Members of the public are welcome to listen to the meeting via webcast.

When: Monday, Dec.13, 1 p.m. ET 

Where: https://meetny-broadcast-pilot.webex.com/meetny-broadcast-pilot/onstage/g.php?MTID=ea73c664cf51408f5701bea3f9f80d1cb
 
 
Audio: Dial 1-518-549-0500; Access code: 2331 106 3561#
 
Additional Information:
This meeting will also be recorded and posted on the Climate Act website within three days, or as soon as practicable.



Tuesday - 12/14
No Scheduled Events
Wednesday - 12/15
 Tug Hill East draft UMP Comment Deadline
https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/4979.html#Public
Contact  DEC Region 6 - Lowville Sub-Office
r6.ump@dec.ny.gov

The Tug Hill East draft Unit Management Plan (UMP) proposes increased opportunities for outdoor recreation, including seven new designated drive-up campsites, two walk-in primitive campsites, and a network of trails for the Motorized Access Program for Persons with Disabilities (MAPPWD). The plan also examines sustainable forest management to continue protection of wildlife habitat and wetlands in the face of climate change.

Comments can be submitted by email to r6.ump@dec.ny.gov, via an online survey, or by mail to:

Andrea Mercurio, Forester, DEC Lowville Sub-Office
7327 State Route 812, Lowville, NY 13367



Thursday - 12/16
6:30 PMReinstein Woods - Almost-Full Moon Walk
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

Explore Reinstein Woods on this guided walk under the waxing gibbous moon.

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.


Friday - 12/17
 BCP Amendment App. - 470 Kent Avenue Site (Brooklyn) 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) major amendment application for a site known as 470 Kent Avenue, site ID #C224053. This site is located in the Borough of Brooklyn, within the County of Kings, and is located at 470 Kent Avenue. Public comments about the application must be submitted by December 17, 2021.

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/C224053/

And at:

Brooklyn Public Library-Greenpoint Branch
107 Norman Avenue at Leonard Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222




 Brownfield App & Work Plan - Willow Brook Rental (Poughkeepsie) 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 Willow Brook Rentals LLC, site ID #C314132. This site is located in the Town of Poughkeepsie, within the County of Dutchess, and is located at 10-14 Tucker Drive. Public comments about the application and draft work plan must be submitted by December 17, 2021.

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/C314132/

And at:

City of Poughkeepsie Adriance Memorial Library
93 Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601



 Brownfield App. & Work Plan - Former Anglo Chemical (Brooklyn) 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 Former Anglo Chemical and Rubber Site, site ID #C224337. This site is located in the Borough of Brooklyn, within the County of Kings, and is located at 1-9 Wythe Avenue. Public comments about the application and draft work plan must be submitted by December 17, 2021.

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/C224337/

And at:

Brooklyn Public Library – Greenpoint Branch
107 Norman Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Brooklyn Community Board 1
435 Graham Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211



 Brownfield App. - Urban Villages Site (Salina) 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 Urban Villages, site ID #C734154. This site is located in the Town of Salina, within the County of Onondaga, and is located at 100 Buckley Road. Public comments about the application must be submitted by December 17, 2021.

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/C734154/

And at:

Liverpool Public Library
310 Tulip Street
Liverpool, NY 13088



 Draft Investigation Plan - CTI Agri-Cycle Site (Buskirk) 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 CTI Agri-Cycle, site ID #C558043 (Buskirk, Washington County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through December 17, 2021.

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/C558043/

And at:

Cambridge Public Library
21 West Main Street
Cambridge, NY 12816
(518) 677-2443



 Proposed Expedited Cleanup - Equity Works MGP 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 Equity Works Former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) Site #224050 (Brooklyn, Kings County) within New York's Manufactured Gas Plant Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through December 17, 2021.

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/224050/

And, once reopened, at:

Brooklyn Community Board 1
435 Graham Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211
718-389-0009
District Manager:
Gerald A. Esposito



1:00 PMFacebook LIVE - Microplastics
https://www.facebook.com/watch/NYSDEC/
Location  Online / Virtual

Ever wondered what happens to plastic after you've thrown it away? Plastic can break down and end up in the Hudson River, in tiny pieces, undetectable to the human eye. Come join us to learn how the staff at Norrie Point Environmental Center conducts plastics research, and what you can do to help!



7:00 PMFive Rivers: Friday Full Moon Ramble
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

During this guided program, we’ll explore Five Rivers by moonlight. We’ll watch and listen for creatures of the night. Distance covered will be one to two miles.

Space is limited. Call 518-475-0291 by the Tuesday before each Ramble to register.

In the event of severe weather, this program will be canceled.



Saturday - 12/18
 Proposed Cleanup - 205 Park Avenue 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 205 Park Avenue, site ID #C224319 (Brooklyn, Kings County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through December 18, 2021.

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/C224319/

And at:

Brooklyn Public Library
Marcy Branch
617 DeKalb Avenue, at, Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216
718-935-0032

Brooklyn Community Board 2
Lenue Singletary, Chairperson
350 Jay Street, 8th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
718-596-5410



 Proposed Cleanup - 22-60 46th Street Site (Astoria) 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 22-60 46th Street, site ID #C241244 (Astoria, Queens County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through December 18, 2021.

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/C241244/

And at:

Queens Library at Broadway
40-20 Broadway
Astoria, NY 11103
Phone: (718) 721-2462

Queens Community Board 1
45-02 Ditmars Boulevard #125
Astoria, NY 11105
Attn: Florence Koulouris, District Manager
Phone: (718) 626-1021
Qn01@cb.nyc.gov



 Proposed Cleanup - Newtown Creek Bud Site - North Block (LIC) 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 Newtown Creek Bud Site – North Block, site ID #C241248 (Long Island City, Queens County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through December 18, 2021.

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/C241248/

And at:

Queens Public Library at Hunters Point
47-40 Center Boulevard
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 990-4150

Queens Community Board District 2
43-22 50th Street, Suite 2B
Woodside, NY 11377
(718) 533-8773
Qn02@cb.nyc.gov



10:00 AMReinstein Woods - Recycled and Reusable Gift Wrap
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

Create beautiful gift wrap from recycled materials using stamps and embellishments. $5/person, free 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.


1:00 PMReinstein Woods - Woods Walk: Coping with the Cold
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 guided nature walk to learn about how animals and plants survive the winter season. 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.


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