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April 14, 2016 - EPA Proposes Locations for Two Sewage Retention Tanks as Part of Gowanus Canal Cleanup; Public Encouraged to Provide Comments (NY)

(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a proposed agreement with the City of New York that establishes the location for two sewage and storm water retention tanks, included as part of the cleanup for the Gowanus Canal Superfund Site. The agreement sets out a schedule for the design of the larger of the two tanks. It also requires New York City to undertake activities to prepare that location for the tank installation, and to pay EPA oversight costs

April 7, 2016 - Statement from the EPA on Dorado Groundwater Contamination Site (PR)

Based on data from the Puerto Rico Department of Health and PRASA, the water wells that are still in use are in compliance with the drinking water standards. To protect people's health, Puerto Rico is required to sample wells regularly and wells that have elevated levels of contamination are addressed accordingly. On April 6, 2016 the U.S

April 6, 2016 - EPA Proposes to Add Dorado, Puerto Rico Site to the Federal Superfund List; Drinking Water Contaminated with Solvents (PR)

(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today proposed adding the Dorado Groundwater Contamination Site in the municipality of Dorado, Puerto Rico to its Superfund National Priorities List of the country’s most hazardous waste sites. Sampling at the site has found chemical contamination that is impacting wells used to supply drinking water to the local communities

Lake News JUL 26th

Columbia-Greene Lakes Coalition Meeting

Hudson Valley area lake associations don't miss the annual Columbia-Greene Lakes Association Meeting.  Special thanks to NYSFOLA Board member Terri Mayhew, Cornell Cooperative Extension in Columbia & Greene Counties, for organizing this once again.

"Surveys, Drones, and Action Thresholds" - Brad Bowers, SOLitude Lake Management

"Moving Beyond Invasive Species Week" - Kristopher Williams, CAP-MO PRISM

NYSFOLA Reports

Lake Roundtable updates

Light breakfast fare and lunch will be provided

Where:  Sleepy Hollow Lake Lodge 102 Lisa Lane, Athens, NY

When:  Friday August 24th

Time:  9:30AM to 2:00PM

RSVP:  Theresa Mayhew tcm5@cornell.edu by August 21

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