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ENB - Region 1 Notices 9/2/2009

Negative Declaration

Suffolk County - The Village of East Hampton Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Map of the Little Plain will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the subdivision of 20.8325 acres into five (5) residential lots. The site is located between the area historically known as the "The Great Plain" extending east to Hook Pond and "The Little Plain" extending west to Georgica Road. This field served as a common area for early settlers and has since existed as an agricultural field. The project is located at Apaquogue Road and Lilly Pond Lane in the Village of East Hampton, New York.

Contact: Larry Cantwell, Village of East Hampton, 86 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937, Phone: (631) 324-4150.


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Nassau County - The Nassau County Planning Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 2009 Nassau County Master Plan 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 September 3, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Floor Legislative Chamber, 1550 Old Country Road, Mineola, NY 11501. The action involves the proposed adoption of the draft Nassau County Master Plan for New Suburbia as the County's official comprehensive plan. The draft Plan is a blueprint for the County's future centered on the concept of "New Suburbia." The plan for New Suburbia offers policies to preserve and enhance Nassau's assets including its single family homes, schools, parks and open spaces, waterfronts and beaches. At the same time it provides an action plan for addressing tough problems including high property taxes, retention of young people, traffic congestion, pockets of poverty, and environmental sustainability. The draft Plan presents the County's vision through a set of policies and recommendations for the entire County (approximately 287 square miles) rather than directly undertaking any specific development program or project. The adoption of the County's Master Plan is a legislative action that is generic in nature, not-site specific, and does not directly result in physical changes to the environment. The project is located throughout Nassau County, New York.

Contact: Patricia Bourne, Nassau County, 100 County Seat Drive, Mineola, NY 11501, Phone: (516) 571-5803, E-mail: ssallie@nassaucountyny.gov.


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping (Rescheduled)

Nassau County - The Nassau Health Care Corporation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Healthy Living at Nassau University Medical Center 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 September 15, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. at the Executive Board Room, Nassau University Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY 11554. The action involves the adoption of a Campus Land Use Plan and the redevelopment of approximately 35 acres of the 50 acre Nassau University Medical Center Campus consistent with the Campus Land Use Plan (January, 2009). The proposed redevelopment will include the reconstruction and expansion of medical resident housing, the development of health related research and medical office space, and health related commercial uses to complement the existing 19 story Dynamic Care Building. The 50 acre property will be re-subdivided as necessary to meet funding and/or leasing requirements. The land use plan for the campus includes plans for open space, new and redesigned parking, improved signage, pedestrian connections throughout the campus, and appropriate improvements to existing infrastructure necessary to accommodate proposed development. The project is located on the Nassau University Medical Center campus at 2201 Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow, Town of Hempstead, New York.

Contact: Robert A. Benrubi, Nassau Health Care Corporation, 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY 11554, Phone: (516) 572-5834.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft Generic EIS and Public Hearing

Suffolk County - The East Hampton Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed East Hampton Airport Master Plan. A public hearing on the Draft GEIS will be held on September 17, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. at the Springs Firehouse, 179 Fort Pond Boulevard, East Hampton (Springs), NY 11937. A hard copy of the DGEIS is available at the East Hampton Town Clerk's Office, 159 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. The online version of the DGEIS is available at the following publically accessible web site: www.east-hampton.ny.us.

The action involves the adoption of the Town of East Hampton Airport Master Plan Report prepared in 2007. The East Hampton Town Board has commissioned a Generic Environmental Impact Statement to review the potential impacts of adopting the airport master plan and has found the DGEIS to be complete. The DGEIS provides an analysis of the following 12 projects: rehabilitate and reactivate Runway 4/22; relocate Daniel's Hole Road at Runway 28 end to comply with FAA safety standards and to allow full use of Runway 10/28 for arriving aircraft; improve existing taxiway system with 3 extensions/additions; construct an additional fuel farm near Taxiway G to serve southern fixed base operator; modify vehicle parking near terminal building and add paved stalls; construct a maintenance building south of terminal building; install an Automated Weather Observation Station (AWOS); install a seasonal control tower; acquire or control land use on .71 acres of land in Runway Protection Zones; release sites along Industrial Road for non-aeronautical development; reserve a site along west side of Daniel's Hole Road in northern portion of airport for future non-aeronautical development. None of the proposed projects areas are expected to cause significant environmental impacts. The project is located at the East Hampton Airport, 200 Daniel's Hole Road, Wainscott, NY 11975.

Contact: Fred Overton, Town of East Hampton, 159 Pantiago Road, East Hampton, NY 11937, Phone: (631) 324-4142.



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