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ENB - Region 8 Notices

Negative Declaration

Yates County - The Penn Yan Library Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Renovation and Addition to the Penn Yan Public Library will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an addition to the existing public library and related site work. The addition is approximately 44,000 square feet with 2 floors, one for media space and the lower level for underground parking. The site work includes a small asphalt parking lot, concrete sidewalks connecting to village streets, curbing, stormwater management, lawns and landscaping. The project is located at 214 Main Street in Penn Yan, New York.

Contact: Martha A. Roberts, Penn Yan Library Board of Trustees, Penn Yan Public Library, 214 Main Street, Penn Yan, NY 14527, Phone: (315) 536-6114.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Genesee County - The Town of Alabama, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Alabama Ledge Wind Farm. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on March 25, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the South Alabama Fire Hall, 2230 Judge Road, Oakfield, NY 14125. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until May 13, 2008. A copy of the DEIS is available at the Alabama Town Hall, 2218 Judge Road, Oakfield, NY 14125, or on the applicant's website at: http://horizonwind.com/projects/whatweredoing/newyork/alabamaledge/impactstatement.aspx. The action involves the construction of up to 52 wind turbines spread out over 3,700 acres to include associated components such as meteorological towers, an operations and maintenance building, and substations. The project will require the construction of new access roads and involve improvements to existing public roads. The total power output of the project is expected to range from 85.8 Mega Watt (MW) to 104.0 MW. The project is located in the southwest corner of the Town of Alabama, New York and is generally bound by Macomber Road and Slusser Road in the east, Alleghany Road to the west, the Alabama/ Pembroke town line to the south, and Ham Road and an abandoned railroad corridor to the north.

Contact: Paul R. Chatfield, Town of Alabama, 1800 English Road, Rochester, NY 14616, Phone: (585) 227-6040, E-mail: paulchatfield@chatfieldengineers.com.

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