To help ensure your DMR reaches the Bureau of Water Compliance in Albany, be sure to include the Zip+4. The 4 digits after the 12233 zip code helps identify the office the DMR package goes to. There will be less of a chance of the package getting “lost”. Send the DMR’s to:
Each year the Green Panel, consisting of more than a dozen environmental groups, identify bills of special significance known as “super bills”. This year the Environmental Conservation Committee listed the “Fracking Moratorium and Health Impacts Assessment” as a super bill.
The bill would enact a moratorium on certain types of natural gas drilling until May 15, 2015, and require the completion of a comprehensive health impact assessment. This legislation (A.5424-A Sweeney) passed the Assembly, but the Senate has not yet taken action.
A hacking group accused of being operated by the Chinese army now seems to be going after industrial control systems.
Monroe County in partnership with Monroe 1 BOCES will be presenting a NYS DEC approved 60 hour Basic Operations course one day a week from September 11 through December 11, 2013 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at their Training Center on 1574 Lake Shore Blvd, Rochester, NY 14617.
(This course satisfies the Basic Operations requirement for 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A Operator Certification)
Cost is $975/person. Lunch is included.
Just a reminder to those that wish to send a letter and those that may wish to consider, we would like to repeat this message, please read on.
New York State is now offering an electronic notification system to keep our residents advised of significant issues across the state. Officially it is known as the New York State All-Hazards Alert and Notification web based portal.
Wildfires scorch soils and create ash and debris that can clog rivers and reservoirs, increasing the cost of water treatment for years to come.
EPA’s new NDPES Electronic Reporting Regulation was approved by the White House Office (OMB) on July 1, 2013, clearing the way for EPA to officially propose it sometime this month. The final rule is expected in June 2014. The rule will require information from NPDES permits be submitted electronically in order to ensure that the agency has easy access to timely and accurate facility-specific information. Start the conversation with your elected officials now about