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Archive for October, 2011
So. Much. Happening.

To say a lot is going on would be a bit of an understatement. Here is a handy cribsheet of important events upcoming and ongoing… 1. Draft Stormwater Performance Standard available for comment NOW, hearing 10/31 Click here for the final version of the Stormwater Performance Standard (the on-site stormwater management rule for new properties [...]

DEP and DEC reach draft agreement on Green Infrastructure for CSO control

It a big day, friends! From DEP’s press release: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection reached a draft agreement to reduce combined sewer overflows (CSO) into area water bodies, the agencies announced today. The agreement modifies New York City’s approach to improving harbor water [...]

WATERWASH ABC opens on the Bronx River

Lillian Ball, Rocking the Boat, and ABC Carpet & Home invite you to the grand opening of the newest Bronx River wetland and waterfront park: WATERWASH ABC TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 4-6 PM Behind the ABC Carpet & Home Bronx Warehouse Outlet 1055 Bronx River Avenue, Bronx, NY 10472 Light refreshments will be provided Primary project partners: eDesign Dynamics, Drexel University, Excav Services [...]

State Senate hearing on public notification of sewer overflows this FRIDAY

THIS FRIDAY Oct 14: NYS Senate Committee on Environmental Conservation public hearing “for better notification procedures” of sewer overflows Another chance to go on the record for public notification!  This hearing, “to examine mechanisms for better notification procedures in instances where sewage and other pollutants have been released into our water”, is sponsored by NYS Senator Adriano Espaillat. When: Oct. 14, [...]

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