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ENB - Region 1 Notices 11/12/2008

Public Notice

Brownfield Cleanup Program

Site Name: The Moorings at Kings Point

Site No.:

Site Address:
240, 266 & 280 East Short Road, Great Neck, NY 11023


1) AC I Shore Road, LLC
2) AD I Great Neck, LLC

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) administers the Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) pursuant to State Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) §27-1400 et seq. The BCP was created to encourage the remediation and redevelopment of contaminated properties known as brownfields. The requestor (named above) has submitted a BCP application asking that this site be admitted into the BCP.

NYS DEC will accept public comments concerning the application. A copy of the application and other appropriate documents (application package) is available in the site document repository located at the address indicated below.

NYS DEC will review the application package and public comments received and then make a determination on the eligibility of the application.

Comments should be submitted by December 12, 2008 to:

Mr. Walter Parish
NYS DEC - Region 1
SUNY Campus
50 Circle Road
Stony Brook, NY 12561-3409

Repository address:

Reference Department
c/o Mrs. Mattson
Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Avenue
Great Neck, NY 11023

Positive Declaration and Public Scoping (Correction)

Nassau County - The Town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Covanta Hempstead Energy from Waste Facility Expansion Project 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 December 15, 2008. A public scoping session will be held on November 20, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town of Hempstead Town Hall, Nathan Bennett Pavilion, Hempstead, NY. The action involves the expansion of the Covanta Hempstead Company's existing energy from waste (EfW) facility through the addition of one new boiler at the facility, with a nominal capacity of 1,100 tons per day of solid waste, together with a new turbine generator expected to generate 29 MW of electricity (net to grid). The action also involves increasing groundwater withdrawals by approximately 270 million gallons per year, constructing a new cooling tower and ancillary equipment and upgrading the air pollution control equipment on the existing facility. The project is located at 600 Merchants Concourse in Westbury, Town of Hempstead, New York.

Contact: Frederick E. Parola, Town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency, 350 Front Street, Hempstead, NY 11550, Phone: (516) 489-5000, ext. 4200.

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