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ENB - Region 3 Notices

Public Meeting Notice

Shandaken Tunnel Outlet SPDES Permit General Meeting - February 27, 2008

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP) hereby gives notice that a meeting will be held from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm, on Wednesday February 27, 2008, at the DEP office located at 71 Smith Avenue in Kingston, New York.

The meeting is being held in accordance with State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Discharge Permit No. NY-026-8151, for the Shandaken Tunnel Outlet. NYC DEP will discuss the progress of several projects in the Catskill watershed region. Public input is welcome.

The meeting is open to the public.

Contact Person: Erika Boetsch, NYC DEP BWS, 465 Columbus Avenue, Valhalla, NY 10595, Phone: (914) 773-4521, E-mail: eboetsch@dep.nyc.gov.


Availability of Voluntary Cleanup Project Remedial Closure Work Plan

County: Westchester

Project Title: Availability of Voluntary Cleanup Project Remedial Closure Work Plan Lot at South End of Elizabeth Seton Campus

Site ID No: V00687

Project Location: The property consists of a 3.4 acre portion of a 7.5 acre parcel, located at 1061 North Broadway in the City of Yonkers. The property is bounded by North Broadway on the east, Odell Avenue on the south and west and the FoxFire School to the north. The site will be remediated by the City of Yonkers.

Brief Project Description: Remedial action is required because of contamination associated with Construction and Demolition (C&D) debris and other solid wastes used as fill material on the Site. The Remedial Closure Work Plan includes plans for remedial actions to include: removal and disposal of surficial debris and solid waste piles; regrading to stabilize slopes; covering the site with a minimum of 12 inches of clean soil cover, including a demarcation layer at the base of the soil cover; establishment of a vegetative cover; installation of fencing and signs to control site access; and establishment of land use restrictions.

There is a 30-day comment period for the Remedial Work Plan, commencing with the date of this publication and ending on February 22, 2008.

For more information, site documents, including the Remedial Closure Work Plan, can be reviewed at the Yonkers Public Library, Riverfront Library, 1 Larkin Center, Yonkers, NY, Contact: John Favareau; and at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) Region 3 Office, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY, Contact: Michael Knipfing.

Written comments should be directed to Joshua Cook, NYS DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation, Remedial Bureau C, 625 Broadway, 11th Floor, Albany NY, 12233-7014, Fax: (518) 402-9679, E-mail: jpcook@gw.dec.state.ny.us

No formal response is made to comments, but as a result of comments, the Department may reevaluate and/or revise the Work Plan.


Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town Board of the Town of Red Hook, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Local Law No. 1 of 2008 authorizing the creation of a new Chapter 128 entitled "Trees" of the Town of Red Hook Town Code will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a new chapter of the Town Code of the Town of Red Hook entitled "Trees". The project is located town wide in the Town of Red Hook, New York.

Contact: Sue Crane, Town of Red Hook, Phone: (845) 758-4600, Fax: (845) 758-5313.


Westchester County - The Town Board of the Town of Lewisboro, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Lewisboro Code Amendments - Chapter 220, Zoning Ordinance Amending §220-2, §220-16A, §220-24, §220-43 and §220-56D will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the preparation, review, adoption and filing of a Local Law that amends existing Chapter 220, Zoning Ordinance, of the Code of the Town of Lewisboro, pursuant to New York State Constitution, Article IX, Municipal Home Rule §10 and Town Law §261 et seq. specifically amending §220-2 Definitions, §220-16A Seasonal Outdoor Restaurant Seating, §220-24 Permitted Principal and Accessory Uses, §220-43 Special Permit Uses Supplemental Regulations and §220-56D (Off Street Parking) Requirements for Specific Uses. The project is located in the Town of Lewisboro, New York primarily affecting the RB - Retail Business and GB - General Business Districts.

Contact: Kathleen G. Cory, Town of Lewisboro, 100 Main Street, South Salem, NY 10590, Phone: (914) 763-3511.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Dutchess County - The Town of Pine Plains Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Carvel Property Development. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on February 6, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the Stissing Mountain High School, Pine Plains, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until April 2, 2008. The action involves the development of a master planned golf and recreation oriented second home/vacation community consisting of 951 single family residences, golf, and other recreational amenities. The project is located on Ferris Lane in Pine Plains, New York.

Contact: Nancy Proper, Town of Pine Plains, Phone (518) 398-0086, E-mail: pineplainspb@yahoo.com.


Orange County - The Town of Monroe Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Adoption of Town of Monroe Master Plan - Comprehensive Update 2005 (dated November 29, 2007). A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on January 28, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. at the Town of Monroe Senior Center, 101 Mine Road, Monroe, NY 10950. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until February 11, 2008 or ten days after the close of the public hearing, whichever is later. A copy of the Proposed Comprehensive Plan and the Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement prepared for the same is available for public inspection at the Town Clerk's Office, the Monroe Free Library, the Village Clerk's Offices of the Villages of Monroe, Harriman and Kiryas Joel during regular business hours. Both documents are also posted on the Town of Monroe website: monroeny.org. The action involves the comprehensive revision to, and a replacement of, the Town of Monroe's existing Master Plan which is titled Town of Monroe Master Plan Update 1996 (Corrected to 1998). This existing Plan was adopted by the Town of Monroe Town Board in 1998 following generic environmental review. The Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement prepared and filed for the proposed Town of Monroe Master Plan - Comprehensive Update 2005 (dated November 29, 2007) evaluates the effects of adopting and implementing the proposed Update 2005, replacing the existing Update 1996 Corrected to 1998.

The proposed Update 2005 presents a new vision for the unincorporated areas of the Town of Monroe, namely, those areas outside the Villages of Monroe, Harriman, and Kiryas Joel. The proposed Update 2005 is replete with policy recommendations for the many different subject areas evaluated in the Plan pursuant to Section 272-a of New York State Town Law. The project is located townwide in the Unincorporated Town of Monroe, New York.

Contact: Sandy Leonard, Town of Monroe, Town Hall, 11 Sage Road, Monroe, NY 10950, Phone: (845) 783-1900.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Orange County - The Village of Woodbury Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Legacy Ridge at Highland Mills subdivision and site plan and Local Laws relating to Conservation Cluster Development Overlay District and Rezoning from R-3A to R-2A. The action involves the application by Legacy Ridge at Highland Mills, LLC for the proposed residential development of an approximately 749 acre site located north and south of Trout Brook Road and west of Smith Clove Road. The residential project would contain 287 single family detached units with primary project access from Trout Brook Road and Smith Clove Road. The proposed action also includes the adoption of two local laws. The project would be served by central water and sewer and would preserve more that 430 acres as open space. The project is located on Trout Brook Road in the Village of Woodbury, New York.

Contact: Stephanie Berean-Weeks, Village of Woodbury, 455 Route 32, Highland Mills, NY 10930, Phone: (845) 928-7558.







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