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ENB - Region 4 Notices

Public Notice

Albany County - The Department of Environmental Conservation has determined that the Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites in New York State needs to be amended to delete site number 401026, known as the Albany Karner Road Site. This site is located in the Town of Colonie, in the County of Albany, and is located at 4285 Albany Street. The reason for deletion is:

  • In March 2004 a Record of Decision (ROD) was issued that required "No Further Action" as the remedy for the site. The site has been remediated and no longer poses a threat to human health or the environment.

Written comments on this proposed deletion are welcome, and should be sent to:

Project Manager: Kevin Sarnowicz
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Environmental Remediation
Remedial Bureau B
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-7016

All written comments must be received by July 6, 2007. A summary of all written comments will be assembled and a summary will be available for viewing at our Region 4 Headquarters in Schenectady, NY.


Negative Declaration

Albany County - The City of Albany Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed action of Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposed construction of an automobile auction facility that includes an administration building, a gravel lot for the temporary storage of vehicle inventory (500+) and site utility improvements to electric, water, sanitary sewer and storm sewer facilities. The project is located at 877 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY.

Contact: Douglas Melnick, 21 Lodge Street, Albany, NY, 12207, Phone: (518)434-2532 ext. 15.


Greene County - The County of Greene, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Renovations to the Greene County Courthouse will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the renovations to the Greene County Courthouse including necessary bonding to fund renovations. The project is located at 320 Main Street, Catskill, NY 12414.

Contact: Douglas J. Brewer, Administrator, County of Greene, 411 Main Street, Catskill, NY, 12414, Phone: (518) 719-3270.


Rensselaer County - The Schodack Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water District No. 9-Highway Garage Water District Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the legal formation of Water District No. 9 involving the construction of approximately 12 new fire hydrants and 135 new residential services to supply potable water and fire protection from the existing 12" water main on US Route 20 and the 8" water main on School Road. The water supply will be furnished from the existing town well field of NYS Route 150. The project is located in the Town of Schodack, 1777 Columbia Turnpike, Castleton-on-Hudson, NY 12033.

Contact: Beth Secor, Town Hall, US Route 9 & 20, 265 Schuurman Road, Castleton, NY, 12033, Phone: (518) 477-7918.


Conditioned Negative Declaration

Delaware County - The Village of Delhi Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed SUNY Delhi Honors Housing will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30 day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice. The action involves the development of a 10-unit, 2-story student housing complex on the parcel bounded by Wilber Bank and Price Chopper to the NW, residential development to the South and undeveloped land to the East. The total proposed building area is +/- 19,900 square feet. The buildings are sized to accommodate 71 residents at maximum occupancy. The site layout is designed to accommodate the associated parking, storm water retention ponds, lighting and landscaping normal for a project of this scale and in this locale. Project also includes the subdivision of 2.29 acres from the overall 20.16 acre parcel. The project is located off Sherwood Road, Village of Delhi, NY.

The conditions are:
The applicant is working with representatives at the New York State Office of Historic Preservation (SHPO) to address findings of archeological significance on site. The applicant will be required to comply with all SHPO requirements and verify that any findings of archeological significance resulting from further investigation are sufficiently addressed. At this time, the applicant is fulfilling Phase II archeological studies for submittal/approval by the New York State Office of Historic Preservation. The applicant is required to return to the Planning Board with any such findings in order for any final action to be taken.

Contact: David E. Watkin, P.O. Box 328, Delhi, NY 13753, Phone: (607) 746-2258, E-mail: villageclrk@dmcom.net

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