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New Hearing Notices for ENB Issue 1/27/2021

New Permit Hearing Notices for January 27, 2021: None


New Rulemaking Hearing Notices for January 27, 2021: Two

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - 6 NYCRR Part 326 Registration and Classification of Pesticides

Notice is hereby given that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) filed a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking with the New York State Department of State to amend New York State's existing 6 NYCRR Part 326 pesticide registration regulations. The proposed regulation will add chlorpyrifos to the section 326.2(c) list of pesticide active ingredients that are no longer allowed to be distributed, sold, purchased, possessed, or used for any purpose.

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking is available in the January 27, 2021 issue of the State Register. Written public comments will be accepted by the NYS DEC through April 5, 2021.

Availability of Documents for Review:

Information concerning the review process, the proposed rulemaking, and supporting rulemaking documents can be accessed from NYS DEC's rulemaking web site at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/propregulations.html#public.

These documents may also be inspected at NYS DEC, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233. Please call Melissa Treers for an appointment at (518) 402-8678 or email her at Melissa.treers@dec.ny.gov.

Written Comments:

The public is invited to submit written comments on the proposed rulemaking through April 5, 2021. Written comments can be submitted as follows:

  1. By email to chlorpyrifosregs@dec.ny.gov. Please include "Comments on Proposed Part 326" in the subject line of the email; or
  2. By mail to the NYS DEC - Division of Materials Management, Pesticide Enforcement & Compliance Assurance Section, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7254.

Public Comment Hearing:

A public comment hearing webinar for the proposed rule will be held before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) via electronic webinar as follows. The electronic webinar format is reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility:

Date: March 30, 2021
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: via electronic webinar

Instructions on how to "join" the hearing webinar, how to provide an oral statement, and how to register for the webinar may be accessed at the proposed regulations webpage for Part 326 at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/121988.html.

Persons who wish to receive the instructions by mail or telephone may call NYS DEC at (518) 402-9003. Please provide your first and last name, address, and telephone number and reference the Part 326 public comment hearing.

NYS DEC will provide interpreter services for hearing impaired persons, and language interpreter services for individuals with difficulty understanding or reading English, at no charge upon written request submitted no later than March 16, 2021. The written request must be addressed to ALJ Sherman, NYS DEC Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, 625 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, NY 12233-1550 or emailed to ALJ Sherman at ohms@dec.ny.gov.

Contact: Melissa Treers, NYS DEC - Division of Materials Management, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233, Phone: (518) 402-8678, E-mail: melissa.treers@dec.ny.gov.


Notice of Proposed Rulemaking- 6 NYCRR Part 350 Food Donation and Food Scraps Recycling

Notice is hereby given that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) filed a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking with the New York State Department of State to add a new 6 NYCRR Part 350. The proposed regulations will implement the requirements outlined in the Food Donation and Food Scraps Recycling Law enacted in 2019. The law takes effect on January 1, 2022 and requires large generators of food scraps to donate excess edible food and recycle all remaining food scraps if they are located within 25 miles of an organics recycler. Food scraps generators may petition NYS DEC for a one-year waiver from these requirements.

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking is available in the January 27, 2021 issue of the State Register. Written public comments will be accepted by the NYS DEC through April 27, 2021.

Availability of Documents for Review:

Information concerning the review process, the proposed rulemaking, and supporting rulemaking documents can be accessed from NYS DEC's rulemaking web site at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/propregulations.html#public.

These documents may also be inspected at NYS DEC, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233. Please call Melissa Treers for an appointment at (518) 402-8678 or email her at Melissa.treers@dec.ny.gov.

Written Comments:

The public is invited to submit written comments on the proposed rulemaking through April 27, 2021. Written comments can be submitted as follows:

  1. By email to FoodScrapsLaw@dec.ny.gov. Please include "Comments on Proposed Part 350" in the subject line of the email; or
  2. By mail to ORRS - Part 350, NYS DEC- Division of Materials Management, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7253.

Public Comment Hearings:

Public comment hearing webinars for the proposed rule will be held before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) via electronic webinar as follows. The electronic webinar format is reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility:

Date: April 7, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Location: via electronic webinar

Instructions on how to "join" the hearing webinar, how to provide an oral statement, and how to register for the webinar may be accessed at the proposed regulations webpage for Part 350 at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/114499.html.

Persons who wish to receive the instructions by mail or telephone may call NYS DEC at (518) 402-9003. Please provide your first and last name, address, and telephone number and reference the Part 350 public comment hearing.

NYS DEC will provide interpreter services for hearing impaired persons, and language interpreter services for individuals with difficulty understanding or reading English, at no charge upon written request submitted no later than March 16, 2021. The written request must be addressed to Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Michael Caruso, NYS DEC Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, 625 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, NY 12233-1550 or emailed to ALJ Caruso at ohms@dec.ny.gov

Contact: Contact: Melissa Treers, NYS DEC - Division of Materials Management, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233, Phone: (518) 402-8678, E-mail: melissa.treers@dec.ny.gov.



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