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BROWNFIELD CLEANUP PROGRAM


Site Name: Tecumseh Phase IA Business Park
Site Address: 1951 Hamburg Turnpike
City of Lackawanna, NY 14218
County: Erie
Site No.: C915218
Requestor: Tecumseh Redevelopment, Inc.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) administers the Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) pursuant to State Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) 27-1400 et seq. The BCP was created to encourage the remediation and redevelopment of contaminated properties known as brownfields. The requestor indicated above has submitted a BCP application for the site indicated above.

NYSDEC will accept public comments concerning the application. A copy of the application and other appropriate documents (application package) are available in the site document repository located at the address indicated below.

NYSDEC will review the application package and public comments received and then make a determination on the eligibility of the application.

Comments should be submitted by September 14, 2007 to:

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Environmental Remediation, Region 9
270 Michigan Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14203-2999

Attention: Maurice Moore

Repository address:

Lackawanna Public Library
560 Ridge Road
Lackawanna, NY 14218

Attention: Jennifer Hoffman, Librarian
Phone: (716) 823-0630


Negative Declaration

Allegany County - The Alfred-Almond Central School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Alterations and Renovations to K-12 School and Bus Garage will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposal to perform various architectural, mechanical and electrical renovations throughout the school and bus gargage. The project is located at 6795 Route 21, Almond, New York.

Contact: Richard Nichol, Alfred-Almond Central School District, 6795 Route 21, Almond, NY 14804, Phone: (607) 276-2981.



Erie County - The Town of Hamburg Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Hamburg 2010 Comprehensive Plan Amendment will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an amendment to the Town of Hamburg 2010 Comprehensive Plan amending Map 13 (General Land Use) and Map 15 (Future Land Use) to expand the Planned Unit Development area to include the properties directly south of Amsdell Road. The project is located near the intersection of Southwestern Boulevard and Amsdell Town in the Town of Hamburg, New York.

Contact: Andrew C. Reilly, Town of Hamburg Planning Department, S6100 South Park Avenue, Hamburg, NY 14075, Phone: (716) 649-2023.


Niagara County - The City of Niagara Falls, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed construction of the Niagara Falls International Railway Station and Intermodal Transportation Center will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the restoration and renovations to the existing historic U.S. Custom House; the construction of a new passenger station addition, with associated improvements to the site (roadways, parking); and rail improvements (replacement of the existing northern CSX railroad bridge over Main Street, removal of the southern CSX bridge over Main Street, minor rehabilitation of the CN railroad bridge over Whirlpool Street, existing track and signal upgrades, construction of a dedicated passenger rail siding). The project is located 2245 Whirlpool Street, City of Niagara Falls, New York.

Contact: Thomas DeSantis, City of Niagara Falls, Department of Planning & Econimic Development, Division of Planning & Environmental Services, P.O. Box 69, Niagara Falls, NY 14302-0069, Phone: (716) 286-4470.


Wyoming County - The Village of Warsaw, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Construction of a Day Care Facility will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the application for the construction of a single story commercial building to be used as a children's day care center. The project is located at 15 South Main Street, Warsaw, New York.

Contact: Gordon Link, Village of Warsaw Planning Board, E-mail: odavidmd@rochester.rr.com.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Niagara County - The City of North Tonawanda Planning Commission, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Wal-Mart Supercenter. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on September 10, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. at the North Tonawanda City Hall, 216 Payne Avenue, North Tonawanda, NY 14120. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted by the contact person listed below until September 21, 2007. The action involves the construction of a 185,312 ± square foot Wal-Mart Supercenter on 38 acres. The project also involves the demolition of the Melody Fair venue and Bluebird Coach Lines station and the creation of four separate outparcels. The project is located near the intersection of Niagara Falls Boulevard (US 62) and Erie Avenue (SR 425) in the City of North Tonawanda, New York.

Contact: Frederick Frank, Wendel Duchscherer Architects & Engineers, 140 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst, NY 14228, Phone: (716) 688-0766.



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