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ENB - Region 3 Notices 9/9/2009

Public Notice

Notice of Intent to Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

Matter of Entergy Indian Point 2, LLC and Entergy Indian Point 3, LLC

Pursuant to Section 617.9(a)(7) of Title 6 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York (6 NYCRR), the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has determined that a supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) must be prepared in connection with the proposed issuance of a modified State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit for the two operating Indian Point nuclear steam electric generating stations, located in the Village of Buchanan on the east shore of the Hudson River. Public notice of the availability of the draft permit was first published on November 12, 2003. The full text of the notice of availability of the draft SPDES permit can be found at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb2003/20031112/not3.html. Electronic versions of the draft SPDES permit and Fact Sheet are available at http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/permits_ej_operations_pdf/IndianPointSPDES.pdf (PDF, 568 Kb) and http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/permits_ej_operations_pdf/IndianPointFS.pdf (PDF, 25 Kb).

The determination to require an SEIS was set forth in the August 13, 2008 Interim Decision of the Assistant Commissioner in Matter of Entergy Indian Point 2, LLC and Entergy Indian Point 3, LLC. The full text of the Interim Decision is available at http://www.dec.ny.gov/hearings/45956.html. As stated in the Interim Decision, the SEIS is to address other, potentially significant adverse environmental impacts associated with the proposed installation and construction of a closed cycle cooling system for the two operating Indian Point nuclear steam electric generating stations that were not fully addressed in the June 2003 Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS). An electronic version of the FEIS is available at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/54649.html.

For further information, contact:
Maria E. Villa
Administrative Law Judge
NYS DEC - Office of Hearings and Mediation Services
625 Broadway, 1st Floor
Albany, New York 12233-1550
Phone: (518) 402-9003
E-mail: hearings@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Negative Declaration

Orange County - The Town of Montgomery, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves applications made by Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation to the Town of Montgomery Planning Board, Village of Walden Planning Board, and Village of Montgomery Planning Board for a special exception use permit and related site plan approval, to reconstruct, construct and maintain the approximately 12 mile long existing 69 kV WM transmission line, partially on the existing alignment and partially on proposed new right-of-way. The proposed transmission corridor spans the following zoning districts: RA-2, RA-3 and RA-5, OB, I-1, and I-D in the Town of Montgomery, RM-1, B-1, and RA-3 in the Village of Montgomery, and I-1 and R-3 in the Village of Walden. The project is located in the Town of Montgomery, the Village of Montgomery and the Village of Walden, New York.

Contact: Kevin Bernstein, Bond, Schoenbeck and King PLLC, One Lincoln Center, Syracuse, NY 13202-1355, Phone: (315) 218- 8329, E-mail: bernstk@bsk.com.


Ulster County - The Marbletown Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Flood Damage Prevention Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a Local Law entitled "A Local Law Repealing Chapter 115 'Flood Damage Prevention' of the Town of Marbletown Code and Replacing it with a New Chapter 115 Entitled 'Flood Damage Prevention' that complies with changes to the Federal and State Flood Management Programs and Allows Residents to Continue to Purchase and/or Renew Flood Insurance Policies". The project is located throughout the Town of Marbletown, New York.

Contact: Brooke Pickering-Cole, Town of Marbletown, 3775 Main Street, Stone Ridge, NY 12484, Phone: (845) 687-9673, E-mail: supervisor@marbletown.net.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Ulster County - The Village Board of the Village of Ellenville, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Village of Ellenville Comprehensive Plane Update. The action involves the adoption of an update to the Village of Ellenville's Comprehensive Plan to identify Goals, Policies and Actions that will guide future decision-making in the Village. The project is located throughout the Village of Ellenville, New York.

Contact: Mary Sheeley, Village of Ellenville, 2 Elting Court, Ellenville, NY 12428, Phone: (845) 647-7080.


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