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May

2017

New Methane Reduction Plan Announced

On May 17th, Governor Cuomo announced a Methane Reduction Plan to reduce methane emissions from the landfill, oil and gas, and agricultural sectors in New York State. 

 

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Mar

2017

Get Ready!

The next comment period for the Proposed Part 360 Regulations will be here soon!

Spring is coming and so is the second public comment period on the Proposed New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's Part 360 regulations. 
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Feb

2017

Proposed SEQRA Changes Streamline Process, Modify Action Lists

Comments on the Changes are Due May 19, 2017

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has proposed amendments to streamline the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) process.This proposed update process builds on the modernization of the short and long environmental assessment forms (EAFs) that became effective in October 2013. Comments on the proposed changes are due by May 19, 2017.
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Dec

2016

Money is Still Available from the E-Waste Reimbursement Grants

Author: Luann Meyer
Did you miss the opportunity this past fall to submit your expenses for electronic wastes to the NYSDEC for reimbursement?  Good news – only $1.2 million in grant requests were received in October, leaving almost $1.8 million available for a second chance opportunity for municipalities. DEC will accept applications for second chance opportunity funding from January 2 through January 31, 2017. The funding is available for up to 50% of a municipalities e-waste expenses. 
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Oct

2016

Designing for Nature - Designing for Play

Nature play is not just children playing in nature but children engaging with nature. Urbanization, changing lifestyles and proliferation of technology are dramatically impacting how children play, learn and grow.  Opportunities for unstructured free play in living environments have become scarce for many families.  Being immersed in flora and fauna instills a sense of beauty and tranquility while igniting curiosity and exploration.  When natural systems are incorporated into design, children connect to different types of ecosystems—promoting play, learning and exploration.

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