On April 3, 2015, Vincent Ferri alerted the public to work commencing for preparation of the Orange County Government Center cite for demolition.
According to research done by Vincent, this work has begun without legally required permits. See below for a message from Vincent...
The attached email from Natalie S. Browne CONFIRMS that the required SPDES Permit application has never been made for the Orange County Government Center Project. A PERMIT IS REQUIRED ON SITE FOR ANY WORK WHATSOEVER TO COMMENCE.
CALL DEC ENCON OFFICERS FOR THIS AREA TO FILE A COMPLAINT:
OFFICER LATIMER: 845-662-5787 AND/OR OFFICER BUCKLEY: 845-236-7684
The email from Natalie S. Brown states:
We don’t have any documentation showing that this project applied for coverage under GP-0-15-002; the SPDES General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Activity.
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
100 Hillside Avenue, Suite 1W
White Plains, NY 10603
(914) 428-2505 x354