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ENB - Region 5 Notices

Public Notice

County: Clinton, Franklin

Lead Agency: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC)

Project Title: Temporary Revokable Permit (TRP) Amendment - National Grid

Contact Person: Thomas Martin, Regional Forester

Address: NYS DEC - Region 5
PO Box 296
1115 State Rte 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977-0296

Phone: (518) 897-1276

Project Location: Taylor Pond and Saranac Lakes Wild Forest, Clinton and Franklin Counties, Towns of Black Brook and Bloomingdale.

Project Description: The Department of Environmental Conservation has approved a TRP amendment ( #4119) to allow National Grid to preform scheduled cycle maintenance tree pruning and cutting along distribution lines abutting, crossing and/or transecting DEC managed lands.

Comments will be accepted until February 6, 2008.


County: Essex

Lead Agency: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC)

Project Title: Temporary Revokable Permit (TRP) - The Mountaineer Cross Country Run

Contact Person: Tom Martin, Regional Forester

Address: NYS DEC Region 5
Division of Lands and Forests
PO Box 296
Ray Brook, NY 12977

Phone: (518) 897-1276

Project Location: Giant Mountain Wilderness Area and Hammond Pond Wild Forest, Essex County, Town of Keene.

Project Description: The Department of Environmental Conservation is reviewing a TRP application ( #4508) to allow The Mountaineer to use Forest Preserve lands for a non-profit cross country run.

Comments will be accepted until February 6, 2008.


County: Essex

Lead Agency: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC)

Project Title:
Temporary Revokable Permit (TRP) - Essex Co. DPW

Contact Person:
Michael Curley, Supervising Forester

Address: NYS DEC
232 Hudson Street
PO Box 220
Warrensburg, NY 12885

Phone: (518) 623-1265

Project Location: Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest, Essex County, Town of Schroon

Project Description:
The Department of Environmental Conservation is currently reviewing a TRP application ( #4513) to allow Essex County Department of Public Works to cut 30 dead and hazard trees, cut brush and prune trees on Forest Preserve lands along Hoffman Road (County Route 24).

Comments will be accepted until February 6, 2008.


County: Essex

Lead Agency: New York State Department of Environemental Conservation (NYS DEC )

Project Title:
Temporary Revokable Permit (TRP) - National Grid

Contact Person:
Michael Curley, Supervising Forester

Address: NYS DEC
232 Hudson Street
PO Box 220
Warrensburg, NY 12885

Phone: (518) 623-1265

Project Location: Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest, Hudson Gorge Primitive Area, Essex County, Town of Minerva

Project Description:
The Department of Environmental Conservation is reviewing a TRP application to allow National Grid to remove 15 hazard trees from forest reserve lands along North Woods Club Road.

Comments will be accepted until February 6, 2008.


County: Essex and Franklin

Lead Agency: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC)

Project Title: Temporary Revokable Permit (TRP) - National Grid

Contact Person: Thomas Martin, Regional Forester

Address: NYS DEC - Region 5
PO Box 296
1115 State Rte 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977-0296

Phone: (518) 897-1276

Project Location: NYS DEC Managed lands in Essex and Franklin Counties

Project Description: The Department of Environmental Conservation is currently reviewing a TRP application ( #4509) to allow annual, scheduled cycle maintenance tree pruning along selected electric distribution lines abutting, crossing and/or intersecting DEC managed lands.

Comments will be accepted until February 6, 2008.



County: Hamilton

Lead Agency: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC)

Project Title: Temporary Revokable Permit (TRP) - National Grid

Contact Person: Thomas Martin, Regional Forester

Address: NYS DEC - Region 5
PO Box 296
1115 State Rte 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977-0296

Phone: (518) 897-1276

Project Location: Wilcox Lake Wild Forest, Jessup River Wild Forest, Silver Lake Wilderness, Hamilton County, Towns of Hope, Wells and Lake Pleasant

Project Description: The Department of Environmental Conservation is currently reviewing a TRP application ( #4130) to allow National Grid to perform cutting, pruning and trimming on various transmission lines on DEC managed lands. Work involves the removal of 901 hazard trees within the deeded right of way.

Comments will be accepted until February 6, 2008.



County: Hamilton

Lead Agency: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC)

Project Title: Temporary Revokable Permit (TRP) - National Grid

Contact Person: Thomas Martin, Regional Forester

Address: NYS DEC - Region 5
PO Box 296
1115 State Rte 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977-0296

Phone Number: (518) 897-1276

Project Location: Sacandaga Campground, Hamilton County, Town of Northville

Project Description: The Department of Environmental Conservation is currently reviewing a TRP application ( #4325) to allow National Grid to prune, fell and remove 358 hazard trees that pose a threat to power transmission lines.

Comments will be accepted until February 6, 2008.


Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

County: Essex

Applicant: New York RSA No. 2 Cellular Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P. O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: George Outcalt, Jr.

Project Number: 2007-223

Project Title: Verizon Wireless, Schroon Falls Site

Location: US Route 9 and NYS Route 73, Town of Schroon, New York.

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: February 7, 2008

Project Description: The project is the construction of a new 84 foot tall telecommunications tower with a 12 panel antenna array (i.e., four 8 foot panels on each of three sides of the array) with a 10 foot high lightening rod attached to the top of the tower, located on a 100 foot x 100 foot leased parcel. The overall height of the proposed tower with the 10 foot lightening rod will be 94 feet. The applicant also proposes a 12 inch x 30 feet, 10 foot high equipment building on a concrete pad at the base of the tower, an ice bridge to protect the cables connecting the tower to the equipment building and a chain link fence around the compound. Access to the tower location will be over a proposed 750 foot gravel road. The new road will have a 12 foot wide gravel driving surface, stone and filter fabric lined ditches with check dams installed every 4 feet of elevation change. Utilities will be installed underground within the proposed road alignment.


Negative Declaration

Saratoga County - The City of Saratoga Springs Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Saratoga Eagle Sales and Service Beverage Distribution Center Site Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the development of a 125,000 ± square foot beverage distribution center and office facility within the WJ Grande Industrial Park. Also included in the construction are 137 new parking spaces and associated access road to the facility. The project is located at 45 Duplainville Road, Saratoga Springs, New York.

Contact: Jaclyn Hakes, Saratoga Springs City Hall, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, Phone: (518) 587-3550.




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