Public Comment Period on EPA Revisions to Stormwater Permit

EPA is proposing changes to the regulations governing small municipal separate stormwater sewer system (MS4) permits responding to remand from United States Court of Appeals EPA’s proposal would revise the small MS4 regulations to ensure that the permitting authority (NYSDEC) determines the adequacy of Best Management Practices (BMPs) and other requirements as well as providing… Read more »

Rocky Ferraro to Retire After 30 Years of Service

The Region’s Planning All-Star is Planning for More Mets Games in 2017 Board of Commissioners Launches National Search To Secure Qualified Planner To Assume Executive Director Role The Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC) has announced Executive Director Rocco “Rocky” Ferraro, will retire at the end of 2016 after more than 30 years of service… Read more »

CPI Year-to-Year Change Hovers Above 0%

The Capital District Regional Planning Commission has compiled the annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) average for 2015.   This marks the third year in a row that the CPI has increased at a rate of less than 2% from calendar year to calendar year. CPI Increases by 0.1185% from 2014 Information shows that the Consumer Price Index… Read more »

2016 NYS CDEA Annual Training Session and Water Quality Symposium

The 2016 NYS CDEA Annual Training Session and Water Quality Symposium Presented by the New York State Conservation District Employees’ Association and the New York State Soil and Water Conservation Committee will be held on March 15-18, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Syracuse, NY. More information can be found at the NYSCDEA website at: Register here. This… Read more »