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ENB - Region 4 Notices

Extension of Public Scoping Deadline

Delaware County - The New York State (NYS) Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), as lead agency, has extended the deadline for submission of written comments on the scope of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS). The SDEIS is being prepared for:

1) a proposed modified resort development adjoining the Belleayre Mountain ski center;
2) State unit management plan amendments for the ski center; and
3) certain land acquisitions by NYS.

Written comments will now be accepted until January 14, 2008. Comments may be submitted by mail to the contact person below, or by email.

The positive declaration and original scoping notice were issued on November 21, 2007, see http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20071121_not3.html and http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20071121_not4.html. Draft scoping materials are available on-line at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6061.html , or from the contact person listed at the end of this notice.

The project is located in the Towns of Shandaken (Ulster County) and Middletown (Delaware County), within the boundaries of the State of New York's Catskill Park and also within City of New York's Catskill and Delaware Watershed. The project site is south of NYS Route 28, generally between the Village of Fleischmanns and the hamlet of Big Indian.

Daniel Whitehead, NYS DEC, Division of Environmental Permits, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-1750, Phone: (518) 402-9167.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft Supplemental GEIS and Public Hearing

Albany County - The Town of Colonie Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Canterbury Crossing Planned Development District. A copy of the Draft Supplemental GEIS is available from the contact person listed below or on the town's website: www.colonie.org/pedd, under Planning Initiatives and Reports. A public hearing on the Draft Supplemental GEIS will be held on January 22, 2008 at 7:05 p.m. at the Town of Colonie Public Operations Center, 347 Old Niskayuna Road, Latham, New York. Written comments on the Draft Supplemental GEIS will be accepted by the contact person until February 1, 2008. The action involves the proposed rezoning from Single-Family Residential to Planned Development District, and development of 78 single family lots, 42 carriage homes, 152 multi-family condominium units, 100 multi-family senior citizen units, 30,000 square feet office space, and 6,000 square feet retail space. The project is located at 1035 Loudon Road in the Town of Colonie, New York.

Contact: Kevin DeLaughter, Town of Colonie, 347 Old Niskayuna Road, Latham, NY 12110, Phone: (518) 783-2741.

Notice of Acceptance of Final GEIS

Schenectady County - The Town of Glenville Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Scotia-Glenville Industrial Park FGEIS and Master Plan. The action involves a mix of new buildings, including buildings that are 5,000-20,000 square feet that could be used for office use, buildings that are 30,000-80,000 square feet that could be used for office use and research and development and buildings that are 100,000-440,000 square feet that could be used for industrial/warehouse use. The new development would include a mix of light industrial, commercial and transportation based companies and could total 1,361,000 square feet.

A primary access road and a secondary access route are proposed. Additionally, car, truck and trailer parking would be designated. New rail sidings would be provided or extended and an 8 acre tandem/train loading and off loading area is proposed. Landscaping, new site lighting and signage, renovation and/or demolition of existing buildings are also part of the Master Plan.

The project is located in the Scotia-Glenville Industrial Park which generally encompasses lands north of Route 5, south of the Pan Am railroad line and west of the Scotia-Glenville Junior and Senior High Schools, in the Town of Glenville,New York.

Contact: Frank X. Quinn, Town of Glenville, 18 Glenridge Road, Glenville, NY 12302, Phone: (518) 688-1200, E-mail: fquinn@townofglenville.org.

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