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ENB - Region 3 Notices 8/13/2008

Public Notice

Shandaken Tunnel Outlet SPDES Permit General Meeting - August 26, 2008

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP) hereby gives notice that a meeting will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., on Tuesday August 26, 2008, at the NYC DEP office located at 71 Smith Avenue in Kingston, NY.

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


Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC)

Pursuant to Environmental Conservation Law Sections 1-0101(3)(b), 3-0301(1)(b), 3-0301(2)(m) and 9-0105(1) the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives notice of the following:

Addition of a new section 190.34 to 6 NYCRR, Stewart State Forest.

Purpose: is to provide the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation with the necessary control of the Stewart State Forest as public recreational demands on the area increase.

For further information:

Dave Forness
NYS DEC
625 Broadway, 5th floor
Albany, NY 12233-4255
Phone: (518) 402-9428


Reclassification Petition

Site Name: IBM - Poughkeepsie

Site Address: 2455 South Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

County: Dutchess

Site No.: 314001

Petitioner: Joseph I. Ferri, Manager
Environmental Health & Safety Programs

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Petition from IBM - Poughkeepsie to reclassify its Site #314001 from a Class 2 to a Class 4 in the New York State Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites. The site is located at 2455 South Road in the Town of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County.

Additional information about this site can be found via a Remedial Site Database Search at the NYS DEC web page: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8437.html

NYS DEC has initiated an internal review of this Petition. Written public comments on the proposed reclassification can be sent by September 3, 2008 to:

Ms. Kelly Lewandowski
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Environmental Remediation, 11th Floor
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-7020

Questions for specific information on the site can be addressed to:

Mr. Alex Czuhanich, Project Manager
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Solid and Hazardous Materials
625 Broadway, 9th Floor
Albany, NY 12233-7258
E-mail: agczuhan@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town of Hyde Park Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Local Law to amend the provisions of the Zoning Law and the Zoning Map of the Town of New Hyde Park relating to the CIA Neighborhood District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of local law to amend provisions of the zoning law and zoning map relating to the CIA Neighborhood District. The rezoning includes 7 parcels consisting of 152 acres. The major change is the elimination of the Bellefield Planned Development District, conversion of the CIA Neighborhood District to the St. Andrews District and movement of the district line north to include additional lands owned be the Culinary Institute of Amercia. Regulations in the St. Andrews District are designed to assure relatively similar standards for the quality of development on the west and east sides of NYS Route 9. The project is located on the west side of NYS Route 9 at the Culinary Institue of America and adjacent lands to the north in the Town of Hyde Park, New York.

Contact: Lawrence H. Delafield, Town of Hyde Park, Phone: (845) 229-5111, ext. 2, E-mail: supervisor@hydeparkny.us.


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Dutchess County - The Town Board of the Town of Rhinebeck, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed adoption of Town Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Law and Wetlands Law may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on August 14, 2008 at 6:45 p.m. at the Rhinebeck High School. The action involves the adoption of a new Town Comprehensive Plan (including an Open Space and Affordable Housing Implementation Plan and a Significant Habitats Plan/Report), amendments to the Town Zoning Law based upon recommendations in the proposed Plan, and adoption of a Local Freshwater Wetlands Law as recommended in the proposed Plan. A Draft Scoping Document is available from the contact person listed below for public review. The project is located in all unincorporated areas of the Town of Rhinebeck, New York.

Contact: Thomas Traudt, Town of Rhinebeck, 80 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, NY 12572, Phone: (845) 876-7952, E-mail: town.clerk@rhinebeck-ny.gov.


Dutchess County - The Town of Dover Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed WindRose may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Written comments on the draft scope will be accepted until September 24, 2008. A public scoping session will be held on September 10, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the Dover Town Hall, 126 East Duncan Hill Road, Dover, New York and on September 13, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. in the Town of Pawling. The action involves the proposal to construct a 230 unit residential membership club with recreational amenities including a golf course and clubhouse, equestrian center, riding and hiking trails, pool areas spa, fitness area, helicopter landing pad and a kid's camp on a 1,145 acre site in the Towns of Dover and Pawling. The proposed project site is comprised of 8 parcels, two of these parcels totaling 653.99 acres are located in the Town of Dover and six parcels totaling 490.80 acres are located in the Town of Pawling. The project is located on West Dover Road in the Town of Dover and the Town of Pawling, New York.

Contact: David Wylock, Town of Dover, Phone: ( 845) 877-4271, E-mail: Dwylock@townofdover.us.



Positive Declaration

Ulster County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Hudson River Valley Resort may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the proposal by the applicant, Hudson River Valley Resorts, LLC, for the construction of a mixed-use re-development of the former Williams Lake Hotel property, to be known as the Hudson River Valley Resort (HRVR). As currently proposed, the re-development project includes the construction of a 130 room hotel, 160 for sale homes, a spa, a wellness center, and other miscellaneous facility amenities on approximately 300-325 acres of the 779 ± acre site. In addition, a new wastewater treatment plant would be constructed to serve the site and the community water supply would be expanded to serve a portion of the site. In addition, the sponsors have also proposed zoning changes to the Town of Rosendale Zoning Code that would create a "Planned Resort Special Permit". The project is located within the Town of Rosendale, New York, on the west side of Binnewater Road, approximately 1.3 miles north of the intersection with NYS Route 213.

Contact: Scott Sheeley, NYS DEC - Region 3 Office, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561-1696, Phone: (845) 256-3041.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Orange County - The Town of Blooming Grove Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Lake Blooming Grove, LLC Subdivision. The action involves the subdivision of approximately 79.3 acres of land into 38 lots for single-family development in the R-45 zoning district. The development will be served by individual subsurface sanitary disposal systems and a community water supply system. The project is located on the west side of Lake Road in the Town of Blooming Grove, New York.

Contact: Betty Cavallo, Town of Blooming Grove, Phone: (845) 496-6781, Fax: (845) 496-1945.





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