DEC RELEASES DRAFT WEST OF HUDSON MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT

DEC RELEASES DRAFT WEST OF HUDSON MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT

Public Meeting Scheduled for Oct. 17 in New Paltz, Comments Accepted until Nov. 16  The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today the release of the Draft West of Hudson Unit Management Plan (UMP) for public review and comment. The UMP encompasses 7,990 acres in the towns of Warwick, New Windsor, Montgomery, […]

DEC TO HOST SIXTH ANNUAL GREAT HUDSON RIVER FISH COUNT ON AUGUST 5

DEC TO HOST SIXTH ANNUAL GREAT HUDSON RIVER FISH COUNT ON AUGUST 5

Fish Count at Multiple Sites on Hudson River Banks and Piers The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced that the sixth annual Great Hudson River Estuary Fish Count will take place at multiple sites along the banks and piers of the Hudson River on August 5. The public is invited to […]

Commentary on Desal Plant Progress and Prospect of Issues Conference

Commentary on Desal Plant Progress and Prospect of Issues Conference

By Michael Pointing, vice president and general manager of United Water New York I am compelled to respond to recent calls for the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to hold an issues conference for United Water’s Haverstraw Water Supply Project (HWSP). Rockland needs more water—and soon. In 2006, because of a history of […]

Rockland County Legislature Approves Desalination Plant Hearings

BY MICHAEL RICONDA NEW CITY – The Rockland County Legislature voted Tuesday evening to request the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation schedule a hearing on United Water’s proposed desalination plant, as well as to reopen proceedings requiring United Water to develop water supply source plans. The vote came after public input from community […]

TOXIC SITE TO BE STUDIED IN WEST HAVERSTRAW

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will soon start a detailed environmental study at Temco Uniforms, a superfund site located at 29 Samsondale Ave, West Haverstraw, NY located in Rockland County. The inactive hazardous waste site where this study will be held is listed as a Class “2” site in the State Registry […]

DEC Proposes New Regulations on Power Sector

Power sector regulations to analyze possible environmental impacts and limit CO2 emissions Under draft regulations developed by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation new or expanding electric generating facilities in New York would be required to evaluate the potential disproportionate impacts on nearby “environmental justice” communities, DEC Commissioner Joe Martens announced Wednesday. The […]