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Negative Declaration

Orleans County - The Town of Ridgeway, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Ridgeway Water District No. 10 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves proposed improvements to include the installation of 20,800 linear feet of 8" watermain. The project will serve a total of 35 residential properties in the Town of Ridgeway. Activities include the installation of watermain, fire hydrants, valves, road crossings, excavation and bedding materials, watermain connections, residential hook-ups, and surface restoration. Residents in these areas are dependent upon individual groundwater supplies that historically have produced very low yields of poor quality water. The project is located along portions of Portage Road, Beals Road, and Culvert Road in the Town of Ridgeway, New York.

Contact: Brian Napoli, Town of Ridgeway, 410 West Avenue, Medina, NY 14103, Phone: (585) 798-0730.

Negative Declaration

Yates County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Drilling Permit Application for Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC Proposed Olsyn 1 Natural Gas Well Located within Yates County Agricultural District 1 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the drilling a natural gas well located within Yates County Agricultural District 1. Drilling operations will be conducted in accordance with the drilling permit issued and rules and regulations of the Department. The total area proposed to be disturbed during the initial construction phase for the well site and access road is 126,095 square feet or approximately 2.9 acres. After the well has been drilled, it will be put into production or plugged and abandoned. The well pad and access road areas for a producing well will be reduced to 11,355 square feet or approximately .26 acres and the remaining disturbed areas reclaimed. If the well is plugged and abandoned, the site will be reclaimed. The project is located on the Olsyn property approximately 675 feet south of the intersection of Ballard and Knapp Roads in the Town of Barrington, New York.

Contact: Linda Collart, NYS DEC - Region 8 Office, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, Phone (585) 226-5376, E-mail: lacollar@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

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