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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 APR 24th

NYSFOLA Annual Conference May 5-6. 2017 "Lake Ecology and Human Impacts"

The 34th Annual NYSFOLA Conference will be held May 5-6, 2017 at White Eagle Conference Center in Hamilton, NY.  To view the draft agenda, CLICK HERE.

Registration is now closed for rooms and meals.  You may register at the door for sessions only.  There may be a very limited number of meal tickets available on a first come/first serve basis, but we cannot guarantee numbers since our head counts have been submitted to the chef at White Eagle. 

 

THANK YOU to our friends at Alpha Boats Unlimited /Barber Welding of Weedsport, NY for sponsoring our tote bags this year.

http://www.alphaboats.com/

http://www.barberweldinginc.com/  

And to SOLitude Lake Management for their sponsorship of the conference

http://www.solitudelakemanagement.com/

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