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ENB - Region 6 Notices 7/29/2009

Public Notice

Brownfield Cleanup Program

Site Name: Former Oneida Knife Plant - Lot 1

Site No.: C633077

Site Address: Kenwood Avenue, Sherrill, NY 13421

County: Oneida

Requestor: Oneida Silversmiths, Inc.

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 location 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 August 27, 2009 to:

Phil Waite
NYS DEC - Region 6 Headquarters
315 Washington Street
Watertown, NY 13601

Repository address:

Sherrill-Kenwood Free Library
543 Sherrill Road
Sherrill, NY 13461


Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

County: Herkimer

Applicant: Roget Pratt

Office: Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: Suzanne B. McSherry

APA Project Number: P2009-55

Project Title: Roger Pratt

Location: Martin Road in the Town of Webb, New York.

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: August 13, 2009

Project Description: The action involves a residential subdivision of 82 ± acres involving wetlands and within the Pigeon Lake Wilderness critical environmental area. The property is located on North Bay of Big Moose Lake on which it has 3,000 ± feet of shoreline. The land is being divided into six lots, ranging in size from 11.1 to 17.3 acres. Each lot has shoreline on the lake and each will be developed by one single family dwelling and a small dock. Boathouses will be prohibited by deed covenant. Shared, private driveway access will serve five of the lots; one lot will be water access, only. The lots will be conveyed to family members.


Negative Declaration

Jefferson County - The City of Watertown, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Trinity Church Parish Hall will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a 10,129 square foot parish hall that will be connected to the existing Trinity Episcopal Church at the northeast corner. The parish hall will house the administrative office for the Trinity Church as well as a choir room, nursery, multi purpose Sunday school rooms, kitchen, rest rooms and a meeting room. There will be a partial basement for storage and mechanical equipment. The exterior has been designed to allow for maximum "green space" and minimum paved areas in the rear for various deliveries the church might receive. The project is located at 197 Stone Street in the City of Watertwon, New York.

Contact: Kenneth A. Mix, City of Watertown, 245 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601, Phone: (315) 785-7730, E-mail: kmix@watertown-ny.gov.


Positive Declaration

St. Lawrence County - The Adirondack Park Agency (APA), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Map Amendment 2009-09 may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the proposed amendment (MA2009-09) to the Official Adirondack Park Land Use and Development Plan Map. The Adirondack Park Agency has initiated this map amendment. The proposed amendments would reclassify approximately 60 acres of land from Resource Management to Low Intensity Use. The proposed map amendment is located west of Oswegatchie Trail Road and Lake Road, near the intersection of the two roads in the Town of Fine, New York.

Contact: Matthew Kendall, APA, P.O. Box 99, Ray Brook, NY 12977, Phone: (518) 891-4050.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft Generic EIS and Public Hearing (Correction)

Oneida County - The Town of New Hartford Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Study of the Southern Area of the Town of New Hartford. A public hearing on the Draft GEIS will be held on August 10, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. at the Ralph J. Perry-Junior High School, School Auditorium, 9499 Weston Road, New Hartford, NY 13413. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until August 20, 2009. The action involves a study to include a detailed look at the cumulative impacts of potential development in the Southern area of the Town. The 15.2 square mile study area is predominantly residential with pockets of commercial development primarily in Washington Mills and Chadwicks. Forty-five percent (45%) of the land in the study area is designated for agricultural use. The study includes measures to lessen environmental impacts and to finance improvements needed to prevent future impacts. lt also provides an inventory and analysis of the area's land uses, and its economic and demographic characteristics; geography, topography and soils; surface and ground water, and other physical characteristics of the area. The study area is roughly bounded by the border of the Town of Paris to the south, Town of Frankfort to the east, the Town of Kirkland to the west and to the north by New Paris Road, Paris Road, Canterbury Road, Bolton Road, Hoffman Road, Croft Road, Thurston Boulevard, Higby Road, Valley View Road and Pleasant Street in the Town of New Hartford, New York.

Contact: Kurt L. Schwenzfeier, Town of New Hartford, 111 New Hartford Street, New Hartford, NY 13413, Phone: (315) 724-4300, ext. 5, E-mail: KurtS@town.new-hartford.ny.us.


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