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ENB - Region 6 Notices 5/27/2009

Negative Declaration

Jefferson County - The Town and Village of Clayton Joint Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed St. Lawrence Seaway RSA Cellular Partnership dba Verizon Wireless Facility will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the the approval of the special use permit necessary for the proposed construction of a 199 foot lattice telecommunications facility. The Verizon Wireless' communications facility will consist of the following general components: a single 195 ± foot lattice tower (199 ± foot when including a 4 ± foot lightning rod); twelve (12) panel antennas mounted to the top of the tower; microwave dishes as required for utility (telephone) service; one GPS unit; an unmanned equipment shelter measuring 12 ± foot x 30 ± foot in size; and all related ground equipment and utility services (power and telephone). The proposal does not include lighting the tower.

The communications tower, equipment shelter and associated improvements will be located on a 10,000 ± square foot section of the premises, and a 30 ± foot easement area will be improved with gravel and crushed stone to provide the Applicant with suitable ingress and egress. Utility services will be extended underground to the tower yard, from the nearest service point on the premises. A 6 foot chain link safety fence (with 2 foot of barbed wire on top) will be installed to secure the tower site, and protect Verizon Wireless' telecommunications equipment from unauthorized access The project is located at 32480 Old Town Springs Road in the Town of Clayton, New York.

Contact: Henry LeClair, Town and Village of Clayton Joint Planning Board, 405 Riverside Drive, Clayton, NY 13624, Phone: (315) 686-3512.

Positive Declaration

Lewis County - The New York State Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Smoke Hidden Falls Spring Water Project may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the development of a spring water facility, including the installation of up to 13 well tiles set to capture, through infiltration, near surface spring water and to pipe the water through 8,600 lineal feet of PVC pipeline to a bottling or distribution facility. It is proposed to collect and utilize approximately 250 gallons of water per minute, or up to 360,000 gallons per day. The project is located on Middle Road 1.5 miles east of the Town of Greig in the Towns of Greig and Turin, New York.

Contact: Mark A. Wiggins, NYS DEC - Region 6, 317 Washington Street, Watertwon, NY 13601, Phone: (315) 785-2245.

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