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The Agencies received several comments form the public during this open comment period both written and spoken at a session held at the fire hall on June 10, 2009. The responses from the agencies to each of those comments are available on this site in the Document Repository or by clicking here.
The Middleport Community Input Group appreciated the opportunity provided by the government agencies (USEPA, NYSDEC and NYSDEC) for the residents of Middleport to submit their comments pertaining to the RCRA project in the village. Community involvement and two way communications is an important part of the process and needs to be further developed for a successful conclusion which will be acceptable to all.
However the MCIG believed some of the agency responses were incomplete, evasive or unresponsive.
The MCIG has provided comments on some Agency responses since the group would like to continue to emphasize our concerns over some positions and responses the agencies have taken in the past.
Those MCIG comments can be viewed by clicking on the Read Full Article link below.
Posted by: BillA on Sep 30, 2009 - 12:57 PM Read full article: 'MCIG Response to Agencies Comments' (1314 more words)
In conjunction with the FMC proposed schedule, the agencies have set June 15, 2010, as the target date FMC will submit the draft version of the Corrective Measures Study report to the Agencies. August 16, 2010, is the target date for the submission of the final version of the Corrective Measures Study report.
There are three clarifications specified in the letter.
The document referenced in clarification #1 is targeted for submission by FMC to the Agencies on October 30, 2009. The Agencies will publish their comments on it by December 30, 2009.
Therefore, at this time with the draft version of the CMS report due for submission in June of next year, it appears it should be known by next summer the properties which will probably be recommended for remediation. Although it must be reviewed and agreed to by the Agencies.
The draft investigation report for the Jeddo Creek tributary between Francis St. and Pearson Rd. (RFI Vol 5) has a target date of October 23, 2009. There will be a 45 day open public comment session scheduled at this time between November 9 and December 24, 2009 with an approval of the final version of the report scheduled for February 15, 2010. The CMS work plan for the tributary will follow.
Posted by: BillA on Sep 22, 2009 - 11:54 AM
Note: Click here for a copy of the August 11, 2009 CIG meeting notes in pdf format.
Posted by: Wally on Sep 04, 2009 - 03:17 PM Read full article: 'August 11, 2009 Part I Meeting Notes Available' (2356 more words)
There were 12 written comments submitted to the agencies including E-mail, postcards and written letters from individuals or organizations as well as verbal comments made during a public session at the Middleport Fire Hall on June 10, 2009.
The agencies believe there was no substantive or significant issues raised that were specific to the RFI volumes. Therefore the agencies have approved the volumes for RFI I, II and IV with minor modifications described in the Responsiveness Summary. FMC is now directed to start the Corrective Measures Study once the CMS work plan is approved for the areas within the Air Deposition Area and along Culvert 105.
The Responsiveness Summary is divided into two sections: comments and agency responses from the public and comments and agency responses from FMC. The summary is in the Document Repository in the RFI Volumes Category under Responsiveness Summaries.
To download a PDF copy of the agency document click here
Posted by: BillA on Sep 02, 2009 - 01:27 PM
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Posted by: BillA on Jul 03, 2009 - 12:07 PM Read full article: 'Cleanup of Arsenic Contamination in Spring Valley' (284 more words)
Ann Howard has received this years award. Ann has served in an official capacity on several community organizations in the Rochester area including NeighborWorks Rochester, Greater Rochester Urban Bounty, Downtown Community Forum, Center for Dispute Settlement, Cornell Cooperative Extension's environmental advisory committee, Kodak Park Citizens Advisory Council and here in Middleport the Community Advisory Panel and the Middleport Community Input Group.
Let's congratulate Ann and thank her for all her tireless community efforts.
Posted by: BillA on Jul 02, 2009 - 02:56 PM
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