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ENB - Region 3 Notices 4/29/2009

Negative Declaration

Orange County - The Town Board of the Town of Newburgh, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Newburgh Chadwick Lake Water Treatment Plant Greensand Filtration Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a manganese treatment building at the Chadwick Lake Water Treatment Plant site and the installation of associated facilities to provide greensand filtration for the treatment of the Town of Newburgh Consolidated Water District's Chadwick Lake Reservoir water supply. The project is located on NYS Route 21 in the Town of Newburgh, New York.

Contact: Wayne C. Booth, Town of Newburgh, Phone: (845) 564-4552, E-mail: townsupervisor@hvc.rr.com.

Ulster County - The Village of Ellenville, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Ellenville Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the increasing of the treatment capacity from 0.8 MGD to 1.1 MGD. The existing trickling filters and RBC;s will be replaced with continous flow sequencing batch reactors. Also included is the contruction of a new preliminary treatment building, influent grinder, fine screen, auger press, new UV reactors and aerobic digestors. The project is located at 1 Edwards Place in the Village of Ellenville, New York.

Contact: Jeffrey Kaplan, Village of Ellenville, 2 Elting Court, Ellenville, NY 12428, Phone: (845) 647-7080, E-mail: jeffykl3@aol.com.

Westchester County - The Town of Greenburgh Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Walgreens will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the demolition of a 7,900 square foot existing building and the construction of a new 8.840 square foot Walgreen Pharmacy. The applicant is proposing a distrubance of 755 square feet on 15% - 25% (Steep Slopes) and 340 square feet of distrubance on 35% + slopes (Excessively Steep Slopes). The project is located at 870 South Central Park Avenue in Scarsdale, Town of Greenburgh, NY.

Contact: Thomas Madden, 177 Hillside Avenue, Greenburgh, NY 10607, Phone: (914) 993-1510, E-mail: tmadden@greenburgh.ny.com.

Positive Declaration

Rockland County - The Village of Haverstraw, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Zoning Studies/Change and Discontinuance of Short Clove Road may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves planning and zoning actions which may result in a zone change and the discontinuance of Short Clove Road in the Village of Haverstraw. The action is a result of the New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT) eminent domain taking to construct a new highway access ramp onto US Route 9W. The action may include the closure of the current entrance way onto US Route 9W from the south end of Short Clove Road and the discontinuance of Short Clove Road. Tilcon New York, Inc.'s NYS DEC mine plan will have to be amended due to the NYS DOT taking. Zoning for the project area may be modified regarding the extent of the Mountain Protection Overlay District and special permit requirements in the Planned Industrial District. The Village of Haverstraw Master Plan, zoning law and zoning map may be changed accordingly and related land use actions may be taken. This re-zoning, necessitated by the NYS DOT taking, will bring the project area into conformance with adjacent zoning and land uses east of US Route 9W. The project is located in the area surrounding Short Clove Road and the proposed NYS DOT access ramp to US Route 9W in the Village of Haverstraw, New York.

Contact: Michael Kohut, Village of Haverstraw, 40 New Main Street, Haverstraw, NY 10927, Phone: (845) 429-0300.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft GEIS and Public Hearing

Rockland County - The Town of Orangetown Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Genericnvironmental Impact Statement on the proposed Town of Orangetown Zoning Text Amendment and Redevelopment of Property Formerly a Part of the Rockland Psychiatric Center. Public hearings on the Draft GEIS will be held on May 7, 2009 at 12:00 p.m. and on May 18, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. at the Orangetown Town Hall, 26 Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962 . Written comments on the Draft GEIS will be accepted until June 18, 2009. The action involves the adoption of a zoning text amendment, creating the Rockland Psychiatric Center Housing (RPC-H) zoning district, the re-zoning of portions of the property formerly a part of the NYS Rockland Psychiatric Center and eventually the remediation and redevelopment of the said property, consistent with the Town's Comprehensive Plan. The redevelopment will include a mixture of age restricted and non-age restricted housing, recreation amenities and open space on approximately 143 acres. The presently contemplated area affected by the action includes lands improved with existing buildings and other structures that will have to be removed, as well as a Town owned golf course portions of which may be reconfigured in redevelopment. The project is located on the Rockland Psychiatric Center (RPC) Campus, with access to two Rockland County roads: Veterans Memorial Highway/Orangeburg Road to the south and Convent Road to the north in the central portion of the Hamlet of Orangeburg, Town of Orangetown, New York. The RPC Campus is to the east of Lake Tappan and to the west of the Palisades Interstate Parkway.

The DGEIS may be viewed at: www.orangetown.com. Copies of the DGEIS are also available for inspection at the Office of the Town Clerk (Orangetown Town Hall), Blauvelt Free Library, Nyack Library, Orangeburg Library, Palisades Free Library, Pearl River Public Library, Piermont Public Library, and Tappan Library.

Contact: Thom Kleiner, Town of Orangetown, 26 Orangetown Road, Orangetown, NY 10962, Phone: (845) 359-5100.

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