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ENB - Region 1 Notices

Public Notice

Regions 1, 2 and 3

Pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law Sections 13-0105 and 13-0340-b, the Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives notice of the following:

Notice of Emergency Adoption for Section 40.1 of 6 NYCRR for summer flounder. This notice will be published in issue 40 of the State Register, dated 10/03/2007.

For further information contact:

Stephen W. Heins
Department of Environmental Conservation
205 N. Belle Meade Road, Suite 1
East Setauket, NY 11733-3400
Phone: (631) 444-0435
E-mail: swheins@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Notice of Complete Application


DATE: September 18, 2007

APPLICANT: Department of the Navy, NAVFAC MIDLANT, 9742 Maryland Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia 23511-3095

DEC APPLICATION NUMBER: 1-4730-00013/00045


PROJECT LOCATION: Calverton, Suffolk County


The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) drafted a permit modification. In addition, a draft Statement of Basis (SB) documents the procedures undertaken to arrive at the proposed corrective measures. The Request for RCRA Permit Modification is the proposed remedies for Old Fuel Calibration Area (Site 6A), Engine Test House (Site 10B) and the Onsite Southern Area Groundwater.


Copies of the draft permit, investigation reports and fact sheet are available for review at the following locations: Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court Street, Riverhead, New York 11901; at the NYSDEC Region 1 Office, Division of Environmental Permits, SUNY @ Stony Brook, 50 Circle Rd., Stony Brook, NY 11790-3409 (contact person for permit processing: John A. Wieland (631) 444-0367); and NYSDEC, Division of Solid And Hazardous Materials, 625 Broadway, Albany, New York, 12233-7258 (contact person for technical information: Henry Wilkie (518) 402-8594). Interested persons may submit written comments or request a public hearing on the draft permit modification no later than 11/13/07. Comments must be sent to John Wieland, Deputy Permit Administrator, NYSDEC, Division of Environmental Permits, SUNY Campus, 50 Circle Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790-3409 and Mr. Edwin Dassatti, NYSDEC, Chief, Bureau of Hazardous Waste and Radiation Management, 625 Broadway, 9th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-7258.

In addition, a Public Information Meeting to explain the corrective measures plan and proposed permit modification on Thursday, November 8th, 2007 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at the Calverton Community Center Calverton Industrial Enterprise Park, Calverton, NY.


The Project is a Type II action and therefore not subject to SEQR.


The Navy conducted an intensive archeological survey and historical survey aimed at identified archeologically sensitive and historical eligible areas in compliance with Sections 106 and 110 of the National Historical Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966, as amended. There are no historic structures located on what is now the Navy's property. This report is available for review during the public notice at the above location.

Notice of Complete Application

Applicant: Country View Properties, Inc.
48 South Service Road
Suite 100
Melville, New York 11747

Office: Suffolk County Department of Health Services (SCDHS)
360 Yaphank Avenue-Suite 2C
Yaphank, NY 11980
Phone: (631) 852-5700

Contact: Walter Hilbert, P.E.

SEQR: Project is a Type I action and will not have a significant effect on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. No coordinated review was performed.

SHPA: Cultural resource lists and maps have been checked. No registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at the project location. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.

Last Filing Date: November 1, 2007

Project Location: Brookhaven

Project Description: The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a SPDES permit for the discharge of 12,600 gallons per day of treated sanitary waste to the groundwater located at North of Wading River Hollow Road to Route 25, New York. The proposed discharge is located with an area designated as a sole source aquifer. The following public water purveyors have been identified as having service areas located within a three mile radius of the applicant's facility: 1) Suffolk County Water Authority. SPDES NY 027 3465

Permit: SPDES

Permit ID: NY 027 3465

Conditioned Negative Declaration

Suffolk County - Suffolk County, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed relocation of the Big Duck to its former site in the Hamlet of Flanders, Town of Southampton 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 moving of the Big Duck back to its former location in the Hamlet of Flanders. The project is located at 1012 Flanders Road (east of NYS Route 23, Town of Flanders, New York.

The conditions are:

1.) The Big Duck must be moved in its entirety without any disassembly;
2.) Any damage resulting from the move will be repaired by the Town of Southampton;
3.) A new foundation, electric service, phone and alarm lines must be in place before the move of The Big Duck. The Big Duck will be placed on the new foundation and utilities connected on the day that the Big Duck is moved. All costs incurred will be the sole responsibility of the Town of Southampton;
4.) The Suffolk County Parks Department will have final approval of the new foundation and the replacement of the termite shield at the base of the Big Duck at the Flanders Duck Farm location;
5.) The handicap entrance ramp, rear deck, and outside basement doors will be replaced at its new location by the Town of Southampton;
6.) The Town of Southampton will provide the Certificate of Occupancy for the Big Duck at the Flanders Duck Farm location;
7.) Water service and bathrooms will be installed on site within a reasonable amount of time by The Town of Southampton. Until such time, Town of Southampton will make arrangements for restroom facilities for the Big Duck staff;
8.) The Town of Southampton agrees to maintain the grounds and landscaping surrounding The Big Duck at The Flanders Duck Farm;
9.) The Town of Southampton will provide public access and parking at the front entrance of The Big Duck;
10.) The Town of Southampton will provide parking areas for special events at The Big Duck, including but not limited to, the Holiday Lighting in November of every year;
11.) The Suffolk County Parks Department will only be required to obtain a Southampton Town Park Permit for special events at The Big Duck;
12.) The Town of Southampton will provide a renewable long term lease at no cost to Suffolk County for the area surrounding The Big Duck along Route 24 at its new location at the Flanders Duck Farm;
13.) Town of Southampton will bear all costs relating to the move and relocation of The Big Duck to its new foundation at the Flanders Duck Farm;
14.) The Town of Southampton will work with the New York State Office of Historic Preservation to write the "new" New York State and National Register Nomination form to re-list The Big Duck and possibly add additional buildings and property at The Flanders Duck Farm;
15.) The Town of Southampton will install a sub meter for electric service inside the Big Duck;
16.) The Town of Southampton will remove all of the existing foundation, and will also backfill and grade the existing site of the Big Duck;
17.) Visitors, regardless of residency, will have access to the Big Duck and will not be charged any parking fees by the Town of Southampton;
18.) The above conditions will be included as part of the agreement between the Town of Southampton and Suffolk County for the relocation of the Big Duck from Sears Bellows County Park to The Flanders Duck Farm.

Contact: James Bagg, Suffolk County, Phone: (631) 853-5203, E-mail: james.bagg@suffolkcountyny.gov.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Suffolk County - The Town Board of the Town of Southampton, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Adoption and Implementation of Hampton Bays West Commercial-Industrial Planned Development District. Copies of the FEIS are available for public review at the offices of the contact person listed below. In addition, a copy of the FEIS has been provided for public review at the Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Avenue, Hampton Bays, New York 11946 and on the Town of Southampton website: http://www.town.southampton.ny.us. The action consists of the adoption of the Hampton Bays West Commercial-Industrial Planned Development District and the development of the 12.20 ± acres of property, with a 50,000-square-foot supermarket, a passive park, and associated parking and appurtenances, in accordance with the "so-ordered" Stipulation of Settlement and Amended Stipulation of Settlement in the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York action entitled Hampton Bays Connections, Inc., et al. v. Robert Duffy, et al. The project is located on the north side of Montauk Highway (County Road 80), approximately 1,000 feet west of Route 24 in the Hamlet of Hampton Bays, Town of Southampton, New York.

Contact: Sundy A. Schermeyer, Town of Southampton, Town Hall, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, NY 11968, Phone: (631) 287-5740.

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