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ENB - Region 4 Notices 8/19/2009

Negative Declaration

Montgomery and Schenectady Counties - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of the Charleston Unit Management Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of the Charleston Unit Management Plan (UMP) which guides natural resource management, public recreational use and facilities development on the approximately 7,404 acre property for the next ten years. Specific proposed activities include silvicultural activities to improve forest regeneration and growth, forest road maintenance and recreation trail maintenance and improvement activities, designation of horse, foot and snowmobile trails, modification of the existing designated snowmobile trail system and maintenance activities.

This plan has been approved and signed by the Commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation on August 4, 2009. The project is located in the Town of Duanesburg, Schenectady County and the Towns of Charleston, Glen and Root in Montgomery County, New York. This unit is bounded by the Village of Duanesburg on the southeast corner, the Mohawk River to the north and State Route 162 to the south and west.

Contact: Vicki Cross, NYS DEC - Region 4 Stamford Sub-Office, 65561 State Highway 10, Suite 1, Stamford, NY 12167, Phone: (607) 652-7365.

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