ENB - Region 3 Notices
Orange County - The Town of Montgomery Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Preliminary Approval of a 16 lot single family residential subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposal to develop a 16 lot clustered subdivision on a 44.5 acre parcel. The project is located on Wallkill Road southeast of Rider Road and adjacent to the Wallkill River in the Town of Montgomery, New York.
Contact: Sue Hadden, Town of Montgomery Planning Board, 110 Bracken Road, Montgomery, NY 12549, Phone: (845) 457-2643.
Ulster County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the thirteen prescribed, training burns proposed for the Northern Shawangunks will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves prescribed burns each ranging from 2.4 and 20 acres in size. Twelve proposed burn units are located in former agricultural fields at Mohonk Preserve and one burn unit is part of a larger chestnut oak forest at Sam's Point Preserve. The action is being implemented by experienced wildland firefighters from The Nature Conservancy and Mohonk Preserve on behalf of the Shawangunk Ridge Biodiversity Partnership. This action will provide: a) information regarding fire behavior and fire effects in the Northern Shawangunks and b) valuable wildland firefighter training to members of the Shawangunk Ridge Biodiversity Partnership and local volunteers. The project is located in the Village of Ellenville and the Towns of Wawarsing, Marbletown and New Paltz in New York.
Contact: William Rudge, NYS DEC Region 3, South Putt Corners Road, New Platz, NY 12561, Phone: (845) 256-3092.