Webinar on NYS Environmental Excellence Awards Available
Watch a webinar, "Apply for a NYS Environmental Excellence Award & Get Statewide Recognition" recorded on February 24, 2016, to learn about the benefits of being a New York State Environmental Excellence Award winner, get tips for submitting a competitive application, and hear from previous award winners (Golub Corporation/Price Chopper and the National Hockey League) about the importance of receiving statewide recognition.
The Environmental Excellence Awards recognize and give visibility to outstanding, innovative and sustainable projects or programs that improve and protect New York’s environmental resources and contribute to a viable economy. Applications are due by close of business April 8, 2016.
WI/PWL Water Quality Assessment Updates
Updates of water quality assessment information for individual WI/PWL waterbodies are announced through MakingWaves. Most recently, WI/PWL Fact Sheets for the following watersheds/waterbodies have been revised/updated:
Comments on these (or other) assessments are welcome via email.
Update efforts for waters of Long Island Sound are continuing. Assessments of waters in drainage basins where NYSDEC monitoring was recently completed – Delaware River, Genesee River and St Lawrence River Basins – are also underway and expected to be released this summer.