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Senate Standing Committee On Environmental Conservation

 

NOTICE OF ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION


SUBJECT:
Draft Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement governing natural
gas drilling.


PURPOSE:
To solicit public input on the New York State Department of Environmental
Conservation's draft Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement
governing natural gas drilling.


ALBANY
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
11:00 am-1:00 pm
New York State Capitol - Room 124


On September 30, 2009, the New York State Department of Environmental
Conservation released a draft Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact
Statement (SGEIS) regarding well permit issuance for horizontal drilling
and high-volume hydraulic fracturing to develop the Marcellus Shale and
other low-permeability gas reserves. The purpose of this discussion is to
solicit public input on the draft SGEIS.


Persons wishing to participate at the
above roundtable should complete and return the enclosed reply form as soon as
possible. It is important that the reply form be fully completed and
returned so that persons may be notified in the event of emergency
postponement or cancellation.
Copies of any prepared statements or research should be submitted
at the registration desk. The Committee would appreciate advance
receipt of prepared statements.


In order to meet the needs of those who may have a disability, the
Senate, in accordance with its policy of non-discrimination on the basis
of disability, as well as the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA),
has made its facilities and services available to all individuals with
disabilities. For individuals with disabilities, accommodations will be
provided, upon reasonable request, to afford such individuals access and
admission to Senate facilities and activities.


New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson, Chairman
Committee on Environmental Conservation


 


To participate in Round Table Discussion please view click the following file entitled "Reply Form.pdf"  Thank you.



      Please call 518-455-3371 for additional information


 

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