Comment period and public meeting for Ashokan turbidity study

The Draft Scope for the modification of the CATALUM SPDES permit environmental impact statement is available for review at:

The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will evaluate the potential for significant adverse environmental impacts to occur from implementation of the turbidity control measures proposed to be incorporated into the Catalum SPDES Permit (Turbidity Control Measures).

Written comments on the draft scope will be accepted until the close of business on July 8, 2014. Public scoping session will be held in Ulster County at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on May 12, 2014 at the Ulster County Community College Student Lounge, 491 Cottekill Road, Stone Ridge, New York.

Comments can be delivered by hand, or sent by regular mail, commercial delivery service, fax transmittal or email, to the following contact person: Stephen Tomasik, NYSDEC – Division of Environmental Permits, 625 Broadway, 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-1750, Phone: (518) 486-9955. Email comments can be accepted at: