Saturday, August 9, 2014

NYDEC sets webinar, public meetings on storage rules

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation has scheduled a live webinar from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on August 26 to explain its proposed revisions to regulations for the bulk storage of petroleum and chemicals and for the management of used oil. DEC says the revisions reflect changes in state law and federal laws and regulations.

During the webinar, DEC staff will present an overview of why the regulations are being revised, summarize the changes being made, and answer questions submitted via a "chat" feature. The webinar will be able to accommodate up to 500 participants. 

You  can 
access the webinar here any time after 9:45 AM on August 26,2014.

Public information meetings will be held in Albany on September 4, 2014; New York City on September 9, 2014; and Rochester on September 11, 2014.

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Legislative public hearings
will be held to receive verbal and written comments about the proposed rules will be held in Albany on October 14, 2014 Rochester on October 16, 2014 and New York City on October 23, 2014.

Prior to each hearing, a public information meeting will also be held from 1 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. at the same location. Seating is limited
.More information here

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