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ENB - Region 7 Notices 2/18/2009

Public Notice

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has determined that the Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites in New York State needs to be amended to delist a portion of site number 712006, known as SCM Cortlandville, specifically Lot 3-R2. This site is located in the Town of Cortlandville in the County of Cortland and is located at 839 Route 13 South.

The reason for the de-listing of this portion of the former SCM Cortlandville site property from the registry of inactive hazardous waste sites is, as a condition for the de-listing, active sub-slab depressurization systems will be required in any structures on the property. These systems are required to be maintained and certified annually by a professional engineer, and property use restrictions prevent the use of the land for residential purposes. These requirements will ensure that remaining low levels of contamination in soil, groundwater, and soil vapor will not pose a treat to human health for future occupants.

Written comments on this proposed partial de-listing are welcome and should be sent to the Project Manager:

Thomas Festa
NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, Bureau E
625 Broadway, 12th Floor
Albany, NY 12233-7013

All written comments must be received by March 20, 2009. A summary of all written comments will be assembled and a summary will be available for viewing at the project manager's address listed above.

Negative Declaration

Madison County - The Stockbridge Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed West Hill Windpower will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposal by West Hill Windpower, LLC to develop a wind-powered electric generating facility in the Towns of Stockbridge, Lincoln, and Smithfield, New York. The Project will occur on approximately 2,000 acres of leased land. The Project will include 21 wind turbines, each with a generating capacity of 1.5 megawatts (MW). All 21 wind turbines, access roads, buried interconnect, and a transmission line, consisting of both overhead and underground construction, will be constructed on approximately 40 parcels of leased private land. The wind turbines will be located in the Towns of Stockbridge and Smithfield. The majority of the transmission line will be located in the Town of Lincoln. A small portion of the transmission line will be located in the Town of Stockbridge. The location of the proposed substation will be in the Town of Lincoln. The project is located on the northwest/southeast trending hill known as Munnsville West Hill and West Stockbridge Hill to the west of Route 46 in the Town of Stockbridge, New York.

Contact: Larry Fisher, Town of Stockbridge Planning Board, P.O. Box 176, 5024 Bear Path Road, Munnsville, NY 13409, Phone: (315) 495-2451.

Madison County - The Town of Sullivan, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Bridgeport Sewer District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the installation of approximately 64,000 linear feet of force main ranging in size from 1.5 to 12 inch diameter; 14,000 linear feet of gravity sewer ranging in size from 8 to 12 inch diameter; approximately 675 service laterals (gravity and low pressure); approximately 330 residential grinder pump stations to be shared where feasible/practical; and three (3) duplex pump stations. Flows from the Bridgeport Sewer District will be pumped east along the New York State Route 31 corridor to the existing West Sullivan Sewer District (WSSD) and utilize the equalization and bypass facilities which were recently constructed as part of the West Sullivan Sewer District, Phase 1. The project is located along State Route 31, Shackleton Point Road, Arrowhead Lane, Fox Tract Road, Lakeshore View Drive, Marion Road, Damon Point Road, Woods Road, Shore Lawn Drive, Nichols Point Road, Park Avenue and Rugby Road in the Town of Sullivan, New York.

Contact: John Becker, Town of Sullivan, 7507 Lakeport Road, Chittenango, NY 13037, Phone: (315) 687-9190, E-mail: jbecker@townofsullivan.org.

Oswego County - The Town of Mexico, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water District #2 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the installation of 100,000 feet of 8 inch, 10 inch and 12 inch water main and the replacement of the old unscreened Well #1. Most all main line work will be in the road rights-of-way. The project is located along State Route 104B, State Route 69, part of State Route 11, Fort Leazier Road, Kranz Road, Cole Road, part of Frazier Road, County Routes 40 and 41, Gibbs Road, Sherman Road and Mexico Point Road in the Town of Mexico, New York.

Contact: Dave Anderson, Town of Mexico, P.O. Box 98, Mexico, NY 13114, Phone: (315) 963-7633, E-mail: tcmexico2@aol.com.

Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Madison County - The Town of Cazenovia Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Application (treatment) of herbicide Renovate OTF to portions of Cazenovia Lake 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 through March 2, 2009. A public scoping session will be held on February 26, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at the Village of Cazenovia Village Hall, 90 Albany Street, Cazenovia, NY 13088. The Draft Scope is available from the contact person listed below. The action involves the the treatment of major portions of Cazenovia Lake through the application of the herbicide "Renovate". The treatment is designed to address the continued presence of the invasive aquatic plant species Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) which had dominated the lake surface area in recent years. There will be five (5) treatment areas proposed for the initial application. The project is located in Cazenovia Lake in the Town of Cazenovia, New York.

Contact: Elizabeth Moran, Town of Cazenovia, Town of Cazenovia Town Hall, 7 Albany Street, Cazenovia, NY 13035, Phone: (315) 655-9213.

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