ENB - Region 6 Notices
County: St. Lawrence
Lead Agency: NYS DEC
Project Title: Temporary Revokable Permit (TRP) - National Grid
Contact Person: David Smith, Regional Forester
Address: NYS DEC
317 Washington Street
Watertown, NY 13601-3787
Phone Number: (315) 785-2261
Fax: (315) 785-2242
Project Location: Raquette Boreal Primitive Area, Town of Piercefield, New York
Project Description: The Department of Environmental Conservation is reviewing a TRP application (#4048) to allow National Grid to use an existing road to access a transmission line. Also to rehabilitate the same road with stone to avoid wetland/water quality impacts and to prune adjacent trees as necessary. Comments will be accepted until July 13, 2007.
County: Lewis and Oneida
Lead Agency: NYS DEC
Project Title: Release of East Branch of Fish Creek Draft Recreation Plan/Public Meetings
Contact Person: Fred Munk
7327 State Route 812
Lowville, NY 13367
Phone: (315) 376-3521
Project Location: Towns of Lewis, Martinsburg, Montague, Osceola, and West Turin
Project Description: The 49,893 acre Fish Creek Unit includes 4,561 acres of State Forest lands, 1,186 acres of detached Forest Preserve parcels and 44,146 acres of easement lands.
The plan is currently available for your review at the NYS DEC offices in Lowville and Herkimer and the Lowville and Martinsburg Public Libraries. We encourage you to review the plan and provide us with any comments you may have on the proposed plan. You are invited to attend public meetings tentatively scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on
July 26, 2007 at the Lowville Fire Hall in Lowville and 6:00 p.m. at the Camden Public School in Camden, NY. Written and oral public comments will be accepted on the draft plan until August 26, 2007.
The draft plan offers general information on the unit's history and geology, an inventory of the unit's resources, such as mineral resources, vegetative types and stages, fish, wildlife, habitat, infrastructure, and public rights and a summary of identified issues, such as access, and vegetative management It also describes the proposed goals and objectives and policy considerations in managing the unit.