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ENB - Region 8 Notices 8/5/2009

Negative Declaration

Chemung County - The Chemung County Library District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Steele Memorial Library - Green Roof will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a Green Roof for the Steele Memorial Library. The project is located at 101 East Church Street in the City of Elmira, New York.

Contact: Allen Smith, Chemung County Library District, 101 East Church Street, Elmira, NY 14901, Phone: (607) 737-7285, E-mail: crittencenny@stny.rr.com.

Ontario County - The South Bristol Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed South Bristol Villas will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the changes to the building design and locations for Phase 1 (24 units) of a previously approved townhouse project within an existing Planned Development District. The project is located on Seneca Point Road in the Town of South Bristol, New York.

Contact: Bessie Tyrell, Town of South Bristol, 6688 County Road 12, Naples, NY 14512, Phone: (585) 374-5868, E-mail: btyrell@rochester.rr.com.

Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Seneca County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Seneca Meadows, Inc. - Meadow View Clay Mine 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 August 31, 2009. A public scoping session will be held on August 19, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at the Waterloo Holiday Inn, 2468 NYS Route 414, Waterloo, NY. The Scoping document is available at the NYS DEC - Region 8 Office at the address listed below and at the Town of Waterloo's Town Offices. The action involves a proposal by the applicant, Seneca Meadows, Inc., to construct and operate a new 153.3 acre clay mine. The mine will be developed in four stages and has a projected operational life of 12 years. Mining will occur below the water table and the mine will dewater groundwater with an ultimate discharge to Black Brook or its tributaries. The reclamation plan includes a large pond with vegetated perimeter side slopes. The project is located on State Route 96 between Burgess Road and Powderly Road in the Town of Waterloo, New York.

Contact: David L. Bimber, NYS DEC - Region 8 Office, 6274 Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414-9516, Phone: 9585) 226-5401, E-mail: dlbimber@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

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