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2006 Press Releases

  • 06-64 DEP Announces Program for Bronx Residents to Earn General Education Diplomas (GED), As Part of Croton Filtration Plant Job Readiness Education and Training Initiative (12/21/06)
  • 06-63 New York City and Schoharie County Mark the End of Gilboa Dam Stabilization Project (12/14/06)
  • 06-62 Call Waiting Times on Water Bill Inquiries Reduced By 90 Percent to Less Than 40 Seconds (12/11/06)
  • 06-60 Press Advisory: DEP Commissioner Emily Lloyd to Honor Call Center Employees for Reducing Response Time for Water Bill Questions By 90 Percent (12/8/06)
  • 06-59 People’s Republic of China National People’s Congress Environmental Protection and Resource Conservation Committee Will Tour Staten Island Bluebelt (11/17/06)
  • 06-58 Nearly 40,000 Acres of DEP Land to Be Open for Deer Hunting (11/17/06)
  • 06-57 Construction of City Water Tunnel No. 3 Approaches Milestones Ensuring Improved Water Delivery and Quality for New Yorkers (11/8/06)
  • 06-56 New York City DEP Honors Staff at 23rd Annual Employee Recognition Day (11/8/06)
  • 06-55 New York City Announces Results of Its New Release Program: An Additional 28+ Billion Gallons Is Released From Delaware River Reservoirs (11/6/06)
  • 06-54 Press Advisory: New York City DEP to Honor Staff at 23rd Annual Employee Recognition Day (11/6/06)
  • 06-51 Press Advisory: DEP Commissioner Emily Lloyd and Local Officials to Recognize DEP Workers Who Assisted Delaware and Sullivan Counties During Flood (10/17/06)
  • 06-50 Press Advisory: DEP to Host Training Session For Bronx Small Business Operators and Owners (10/13/06)
  • 06-49 First Turkey Hunting Season on New York City Water Supply Lands Begins October 1 on 7500 Acres (9/29/06)
  • 06-48 Press Advisory: DEP and Queens Economic Development Corporation Offer Cash Rebate Program to Auto Body Shops in Queens that Purchase Pollution Reducing Dust-Free Sanding Systems and High Volume Low Pressure Paint Spray Guns (9/25/06)
  • 06-47 Schoharie County Board of Supervisors Chairman Earl Vanwormer and DEP Commissioner Emily Lloyd Announce Joint Progress on Several Gilboa Dam Issues (9/18/06)
  • 06-46 Fifth Annual “Take a Child Fishing Day” At Kensico Reservoir on September 16 (9/7/06)
  • 06-45 260 Extra Doe Tags Offered At Eight DEP Hunting Areas (8/29/06)
  • 06-44 Ashokan Reservoir Dividing Weir to Be Closed For Road Resurfacing (8/28/06)
  • 06-43 DEP Small Game, Turkey and Bear Hunting Sites Posted On Web (8/25/06)
  • 06-42 Press Advisory: DEP and Queens Economic Development Corporation Introduce Incentives For Auto Body Shops to Use Pollution-Reducing Dust-Free Sanding Equipment and High Volume Low Pressure Paint Spray Guns (8/18/06)
  • 06-41 New Recreation Rules Vastly Expand Access and Activities on City Water Supply Land (8/14/06)
  • 06-40 Press Advisory: DEP Commissioner Emily Lloyd at Delaware County Fair to Announce Major Changes to Recreation on Water Supply Lands (8/11/06)
  • 06-39 Department of Environmental Protection Urges That Fire Hydrants Remain Closed (7/18/06)
  • 06-38 Press Advisory: DEP to Hold Family Go Fish Day at Stuyvesant Cove Park (7/7/06)
  • 06-36 Statement of New York City Department of Environmental Protection on Recent Flooding in Upstate Watershed (6/30/06)
  • 06-35 DEP to Auction Over 500 Boats (6/12/06)
  • 06-34 Press Advisory: DEP Convenes Public Meeting to Discuss Jamaica Bay Watershed Protection Plan (6/12/06)
  • 06-33 Press Advisory: South Kortright Central School to Host Students from P.S. 133 in Queens (6/9/06)
  • 06-32 DEP Offers Its Second Group of Interpretive Hikes of the Season Slated For Saturday, June 3 (5/31/06)
  • 06-31 DEP’s Wolfe’s Pond Bluebelt Project Wins American Institute of Architects (AIA)/Staten Island 2006 Architectural Design Award (5/30/06)
  • 06-30 Press Advisory: Hooray for the Bluebelt – DEP Hosts Appreciation Day for Adopt-A-Bluebelt Organizations and Volunteers (5/18/06)
  • 06-29 654-Acre Eagle River Property Acquired By Partnership of New York City, Somers, Westchester County and New York State (5/16/06)
  • 06-28 Press Advisory: Students from New York City, Westchester and Putnam to Release Trout They Have Raised In Their Classrooms (5/12/06)
  • 06-27 Press Advisory: DEP and National Audubon Society Announce Winners of City-Wide Art and Poetry Contest (5/10/06)
  • 06-26 DEP Wastewater Treatment Operators Compete In Operators Challenge (5/9/06)
  • 06-25 Press Advisory: DEP and KEEP to Honor Winners of Student Water Art & Poetry Contest (5/9/06)
  • 06-24 Press Advisory: DEP Wastewater Treatment Operators Compete In Operators Challenge (5/8/06)
  • 06-23 DEP Announces Pilot Program for Small Game, Turkey and Bear Hunting On Water Supply Lands (5/2/06)
  • 06-22 Press Advisory: Queens High School Students to Release Trout They Have Raised In Their Classrooms into Alley Pond Creek (5/1/06)
  • 06-21 Spring Has Sprung As DEP Offers Its First Interpretive Hike of the Season (4/28/06)
  • 06-20 DEP Will Deliver and Plant Shrubs and Trees at City Garden atop Old Croton Aqueduct Historic Site in Upper Manhattan (4/26/06)
  • 06-19 Students From City’s Environmental High School Get Hands On Water Quality Training At South Street Seaport’s Living Harbor Wet Lab On The Schooner Peking (4/25/06)
  • 06-18 Press Advisory: DEP Commissioner Emily Lloyd Welcomes Students to Living Harbor Wet Lab Aboard Schooner Peking at South Street Seaport Museum (4/24/06)
  • 06-17b DEP Announces Plans for $2.9 Million Rehabilitation of Belden House in Putnam County (4/19/06)
  • 06-17a Statement of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection on Water Rate Proposal (4/15/06)
  • 06-16 Trout Season to Open with Almost 25,000 Acres of Water Supply Lands Open for Fishing (3/30/06)
  • 06-15 Press Advisory: “The Drips” to Rock World Water Day (3/22/06)
  • 06-14 Ashokan Release Channel to Open This Week (3/14/06)
  • 06-13 City to Implement Reservoir Spill Control at Gilboa Dam (3/13/06)
  • 06-12 Water Inspectors Suspended Following Internal Investigation (3/10/06)
  • 06-11 Press Advisory: New York City Deputy Mayor Dan Doctoroff to Tour Gilboa Dam (3/10/06)
  • 06-10 New Rain-Based Spill Control Program at Pepacton and Neversink Reservoirs (2/28/06)
  • 06-09 Full Notch at Gilboa Dam to Be Completed Tomorrow (2/17/06)
  • 06-08 DEP Adds Catch Basin Crews through the Weekend to Address Snow Melt (2/17/06)
  • 06-07 DEP to Conduct Aerial Survey of Deer in Kensico Basin (2/16/06)
  • 06-06 Statement of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection on Diversion (2/15/06)
  • 06-05 DEP and CAS Reach Agreement to Allow City to Re-Activate the Ashokan Reservoir Release Channel (2/13/06)
  • 06-03 Press Advisory: DEP to Release Endangered Peregrine Falcon at Flushing Meadows Park Unisphere in Queens (1/31/06)
  • State, City Reach Agreement to Protect Long Island Sound (1/10/06)
  • Snow Pack-Based Spill Reduction Program Expanded to the Neversink Reservoir (1/5/06)

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