NYS Canal Corp. Announces Public Comment Period

The New York State Canal Corporation has scheduled two virtual public comment sessions regarding the Draft Generic Environmental Impact Study (DGEIS) document for the proposed Barge Canal Earthen Embankment Integrity Program (EEIP).

Verbal comments will be accepted during the two sessions, scheduled for Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at 10 am and 7 pm. Interested parties are asked to register to speak at the morning or evening comment session at http://www.canals.ny.gov/Earthen_Embankment.

Written comments can be submitted by email at NYSCC-Embankments@bergmannpc.com, online at http://www.canals.ny.gov/Earthen_Embankment, or by mail to Mr. James Candiloro, PE, 30 South Pearl Street, 10th Floor, Albany, NY 12207. Written comments must be submitted by August 5, 2021.

The Impact Study, along with a draft Embankment Maintenance Guide Book, is available for public review. Both are available for download at http://www.canals.ny.gov/Earthen_Embankment.