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ENB - Region 3 Notices 8/19/2009

Public Notice

Brownfield Cleanup Program

Site Name:
Former Materials Research Corporation

Site No.:
C344070

Site Address:
542 Route 303, Orangetown, NY 10962

County:
Rockland

Requestor:
Sony Electronics, 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 located 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 September 18, 2009 to:

James Candiloro
NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-7014

Repository address:

Orangeburg Library
20 South Greenbush Road
Orangeburg, NY 10962-2204


Negative Declaration

Orange County - The Village of Highland Falls Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Highland Falls Comprehensive Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of the Village of Highland Falls Comprehensive Plan which has been developed to provide guidance on land use and development issues currently facing the Village. The Plan examines historic, current, and projected patterns of land use, demographic and economic change. From these factors and input from the Comprehensive Plan Committee, the Plan provides detailed goals and objectives and plan proposals that would guide future land, economic development and policy issues in the Village. The project is located throughout the Village of Highland Falls, New York.

Contact: Joseph D'Onofrio, Village of Highland Falls, E-mail: mayorjoe@bestweb.net.


Westchester County - The Town of Greenburgh Planning, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed The Esplanade will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a fifty-one (51) unit rental apartment building and related site improvements. Access to the site is proposed from a single driveway at the southern portion of the lot fronting on Central Park Avenue South. The project involves 14,946 square feet of disturbance on 15-25% slopes (Steep Slopes), 10,527 square feet of disturbance on 25-35% slopes (Very Steep Slopes), and 16,214 square feet of disturbance on 35+% slopes (Excessively Steep Slopes). The project involves 10,800 cubic yards of excavation, 13,800 cubic yards cut and 3,000 cubic yards filled. The project is located at 250 Central Park Avenue South in the Town of Greenburgh, New York.

Contact: Thomas Madden, Town of Greenburgh, 177 Hillside Avenue, Greenburgh, NY 10607, Phone: (914) 993-1505, E-mail: tmadden@greenburghny.com.


Westchester County - The Town of Greenburgh Planning, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Ray Catena will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves making various improvements to an existing auto center. The improvements include: (1) demolish two vacant buildings; (2) construct a new 8,150 square foot auto dealership; (3) construct a new 1,875 square foot carwash; (4) construct a 6,254 square foot expansion of an existing auto service center; (5) reconstruct an existing curb cut and construct a twenty-four (24) foot wide ramp; and (6) add new landscaping throughout the site. The project, as proposed, currently requires area variances for building coverage, impervious coverage, and yard setbacks from the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA), and special permits pursuant to Sections 285-31(5) & 285-31(3) of the Zoning Ordinance from the ZBA. The applicant proposes approximately 18,000 square feet of watercourse buffer area ground disturbance in the approximately 45,300 square feet of adjacent watercourse buffer area. The applicant is proposing 1,476 square feet of disturbance on 15-25% slopes (Steep Slopes), 1,913 square feet of disturbance on 25-35% slopes (Very Steep Slopes) and 1,626 square feet of disturbance on 35+% slopes (Excessively Steep Slopes). The project is located at 430-438, 450, 460, and 468 Tarrytown Road and 50 Yellowstone Road in the Town of Greenburgh, New York.

Contact: Thomas Madden, Town of Greenburgh, 177 Hillside Avenue, Greenburgh, NY 10607, Phone: (914) 993-1505, E-mail: tmadden@greenburghny.com.


Westchester County - The Town of Greenburgh Planning, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Nabi - Steep Slopes will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the importation of fill and regrading towards the rear of the property and the construction of a stone retaining wall along the northwest portion of the property, to be no greater than four (4) feet in height. The project involves 1,728 square feet of disturbance on 15-25% slopes (Steep Slopes), 2,897 square feet of disturbance on 25-35% slopes (Very Steep Slopes), and 2,235 square feet of disturbance on 35+% slopes (Excessively Steep Slopes). The project involves cutting four (4) cubic yards of earth material and filling approximately 800 cubic yards. A fill permit from the Bureau of Engineering will be required. Disturbance for the project totals approximately 9,791 square feet. The project is located at 292 Winding Road South in the Town Greenburgh, New York.

Contact: Thomas Madden, Town of Greenburgh, 177 Hillside Avenue, Greenburgh, NY 10607, Phone: (914) 993-1505, E-mail: tmadden@greenburghny.com.


Westchester County - The Town of Greenburgh Planning, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Jachemczyk - Steep Slopes will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a segmental block retaining wall at the rear of the property and along the site's frontage on Ardsley Road. The retaining wall will vary in height from approximately one (1) to fourteen (14) feet. One (1) single-family residence exists on the site. A Slope Clearance Form and Town Engineer Slope Permit Application have been filed as part of this application. The project involves 1,537 square feet of disturbance on 15-25% slopes (Steep Slopes), 203 square feet of disturbance on 25-35% slopes (Very Steep Slopes), and 1,116 square feet of disturbance on 35+% slopes (Excessively Steep Slopes). The project involves fifty (50) cubic yards of cut and the importation of 520 cubic yards of fill. The project is located at 36 Lynwood Road in the Town of Greenburgh, New York.

Contact: Thomas Madden, Town of Greenburgh, 177 Hillside Avenue, Greenburgh, NY 10607, Phone: (914) 993-1505, E-mail: tmadden@greenburghny.com.


Positive Declaration

Dutchess County - The Pleasant Valley Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Pleasant Valley Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Code, Zoning Map and Subdivision Regulations may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the consideration of a proposed Comprehensive Plan and amendments to the Zoning Law, Zoning Map and Subdivision Law, which have been proposed to the Town Board by the Town of Pleasant Valley Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Committee in consultation with the Dutchess County Department of Planning and Development.

The draft Comprehensive Plan outlines policies and recommendations to guide the Town's future decision making, policies, capital improvements, and community investment. The proposed amendments to the Zoning Law/Map and Subdivision Law reflect, and are based upon the Comprehensive Plan's vision, policies and recommendations. The project is located throughout the Town of Pleasant Valley, New York.

Contact: Frank Susczynski, Town of Pleasant Valley, 1554 Main Street, Pleasant Valley, NY 12569, Phone: (845) 635-3598, E-mail: pvs@pleasantvalley-ny.gov.


Positive Delaration and Public Scoping

Dutchess County - TheTown of Beekman Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Meadow Brook Manor Subdivision may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on August 20, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town of Beekman Recreation Center Meeting Room, Recreation Road, Poughquag, NY 12570. The action involves a proposed eighteen (18) lot subdivision invoking Town Law §278. The project site encompasses 75.77 acres entirely within the R-135 Zoning District (135,000 square feet/lot). Approximately 2,500 linear feet of interior roadway is proposed to provide access to the lots. A bridge is proposed to span the Gardner Hollow Brook which traverses the site. Individual wells and subsurface sewage disposal systems are proposed to serve each lot. A conventional subdivision plan was initially submitted and reviewed by the Planning Board. The Planning Board has determined the provisions of Town Law §278 will afford greater site design flexibility, therefore affording greater protection of the significant natural features of the site. The project is located along the south side of Gardner Hollow Road inn the Town of Beekman, New York.

Contact: Patricia Fox, Town of Beekman Planning Board, Town Hall, 4 Main Street, Poughquag, NY 12570-9601, Phone: (845) 724-5300, ext. 6.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Putnam County - The Town of Southeast Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Stateline Retail Center. The FEIS is available at the Southeast Town Clerk's Office at the address listed below and on line at: http://www.townofsoutheast-ny.com and http://www.timmillerassociates.com/publicreview. The action involves the construction of the Stateline Retail Center, a 184,800 square foot retail center, which will include 11,000 square feet on a second floor for a community use (1,500 square feet), a management office and office/personal service uses and a 14,800 square foot, 2 story office building. The office use would be housed in a single structure located in the southwest corner of the subject property on proposed Lot 1 consisting of 6.7 acres. The proposed retail uses at the Stateline Retail Center would be housed in two separate structures in the south-central portion of the site on proposed Lot 2 (37.3 acres) of the subdivided parcel. The project is located on NYS Route 6 between Old Nichols Road and Dingle Ridge Road in the Town of Southeast, New York.

Contact: Laurie Fricchione, Town of Southeast, Southeast Town Offices, 1360 Route 22, Brewster, NY 10509, Phone: (845) 279-7736.


Westchester County - The Town of North Salem Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Slaem Hunt Site Development Plan. A hard copy of the FEIS is available at the Office of Planning Board, the North Salem Town Hall and the North Salem Library and on line at: http://northsalemny.org/boards/planning/applications/salemhunt.html. The action includes Subdivision and Site Plan applications for 65 townhouse residential units in twenty-four (24) buildings, and a community center. The subject property is located in an R-MF/4 Multi-Family Zoning District. A private community water supply and wastewater treatment plant discharging to a SSDS are on approximately 40 acres on the west side of June Road, directly north and west of the North Salem Middle/High School in the Town of North Salem, New York.

Contact: Dawn Onufrik, Town of North Salem, 266 Titicus Road, North Salem, NY 10560, Phone: (914) 669-5661, E-mail: donufrik@northsalemny.org.




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