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ENB - Region 7 Notices 05/05/2010

Public Notice

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Pursuant to Environmental Conservation Law, sections 1-0101(3)(b), 3-0301(1)(b), 9-0105(1), 3-0301(2)(m) and 9-0105(3) the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) hereby gives notice of the following:

Addition of a new subdivision (d) to 6 NYCRR section 190.10 to the Salmon River Falls Unique Area. This new subdivision will protect public safety and natural resources on the Salmon River Falls Unique Area. There is a 45 day public comment period that ends on June 5, 2010.

For further information, contact:

David Forness
NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests
Bureau of State Land Management
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-4255
Phone: (518) 402-9428


Negative Declaration

Cayuga County - The Town of Owasco, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Owasco - Sewer District No. 3 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the installation of a new low-pressure sewage collection system to serve properties along Owasco Lake. The system will consist of approximately 18,800 feet of 1.5 inch, 2 inch, 3 inch, and 4 inch SDR-21 PVC sewage force main. The proposed facilities will also include approximately 179 simplex grinder pumps, one (1) duplex grinder pump, twenty-six (26) cleanout manholes, and three (3) air/vacuum release valve manholes. The Sewer District No. 3 collection system will discharge to existing 8 inch gravity sewer located on Burtis Point Road. Wastewater flows from the proposed Sewer District No. 3 will be conveyed to the City of Auburn via existing Sewer District No. 2 and Sewer District No. 1 facilities. Capacity improvements to the Burtis Point Pump Station, the Oakridge Pump Station, and/or the Town's existing gravity sewers may be implemented as part of this project, if necessary. The project is located along Brook Hollow Road, Brook Hollow Drive, State Route 38A, Gleason Drive, Rockefeller Road, Sunset Beach Road, Denman Cove, Fire Lane 12A, Fire Lane 14, Cliffside Drive, Koenig Point Drive, East Lakeview Drive and Owasco Drive in the Town of Owasco, New York.

Contact: John Klink, Town of Owasco, 2 Bristol Avenue, Auburn, NY 13021, Phone: (315) 253-9021.


Chenango County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Chenango RA #7, Stands A-19.10 and A-41 Herbicide Application will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action will involve a herbicide application to reduce the abundance of interfering woody vegetation and herbaceous plants to a level that would allow the natural regeneration of desired tree species. The action is to take place on 56 acres of mixed pine and hardwood forest. The herbicide application seeks to control interfering vegetation consisting of beech, striped maple, thornapple, New York fern, hay-scented fern, honeysuckle, multi-flora rose and barberry. The dominance of this vegetation in the forest understory prevents adequate regeneration of desirable tree species from becoming established. Removal of the interfering vegetation will facilitate the natural regeneration of red maple, white ash, hard maple, aspen, black cherry, oak, and other northern hardwood species and white pine and hemlock, creating a healthy diverse natural forest. Repeat applications may be necessary to achieve acceptable success rates. The project is located on Chenango Reforestation Area # 7, Wiley Brook State Forest, Stands A-19.10 and A-41. Stand A-19.10 is located adjacent to the east side of Glovers Corners Road, adjacent to the south side of Bruffel Hill Road, and north of Hoffman Road, within the Town of Guilford, New York. Stand A-41 is located south of Shapley Road, approximately 2 miles east of the Puckerville Road intersection, in the Town of Oxford, New York.

Contact: Jason Schoellig, NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests, 2715 State Highway 80, Sherburne, NY 13460, Phone: (607) 674-4017, ext. 607.


Cortland County - The Town Board of the Town of Scott, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Scott Local Law for Protection of Town Roads will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the enactment of a local law to protect town roads by requiring a permit for vehicles which exceed the weight or size limits in New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law section 385, and also requiring a permit for any alteration of a town road or the area within the town road right of way. The project is located on all roads in the Town of Scott, New York.

Contact: Kevin J. Fitch, Town of Scott, 6689 NYS Route 41, Homer, NY 13077, Phone: (607) 749-2902.


Madison County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed White Eagle Sand and Gravel Mine will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the applicant to operate during a 5 year permit term a new 4.9 acre sand and gravel mine within a life of mine area of 9.9 acres on a 66.17 acre parcel of land. On-site processing may include screening and crushing with temporary, mobile units. The site is currently low intensity agriculture. Topsoil shall be stockpiled on site for later use in reclamation to agriculture. The project is located along the east side of Indian Opening Road, west of Madison Lake and south of Elm Street in the Town of Madison, New York.

Contact: Kevin R. Bliss, NYS DEC - Region 7 Office, 615 Erie Boulevard West, Syracuse, NY 13204, Phone: (315) 426-7444, E-mail: krbliss@gw.dec.state.ny.us.


Madison County - Madison County, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Madison County Emergency Communications Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by Madison County to significantly improve its existing emergency communications system. The project (and proposed action under SEQRA) consists of the construction of fourteen (14) new communications facilities in various locations throughout Madison County to modernize the existing system in accordance with current standards and improve public safety radio coverage throughout the county. The project is located throughout Madison County, New York.

Contact: Robert Duclos, C&S Engineers, Inc., 499 Colonel Eileen Collins Boulevard, Syracuse, NY 13212, Phone: (315) 455-2000, E-mail: BDuclos@cscos.com.


Oswego County - The Town of Hannibal, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed New Water Distribution System will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the installation of approximately 12,100 linear feet of 8 inch and 10 inch water distribution mains, valves, hydrants and water service lines. All main line work will be in the road rights-of-way. The project is located throughout the Town of Hannibal, New York.

Contact: Ronald Greenleaf, Town of Hannibal, 824 County Route 34, Drawer B, Hannibal, NY 13074, Phone: (315) 564-6037.


Tioga County - The Village of Waverly Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Muldoon Senior Apartments will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by Home Leasing LLC for the adaptive reuse and rehabilitation of the historic Muldoon School. The project is expected to create 31 one and two bedroom apartments of senior housing. All units will be handicap-adaptable, in addition five will be fully accessible. Two units will be set up for those who have audio or visual impairment. Existing parking and landscaping will be reconfigured in accordance with the Village of Waverly, New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal and SHPO\NPS standards. The project is located at 443 Pennsylvania Avenue in the Village of Waverly, New York.

Contact: David L. R. Gibbs, Village of Waverly, 362 Broad Street, Waverly, NY 14892, Phone: (607) 565-8106.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Onondaga County - The Town of Onondaga Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Zavaglia Subdivision. A hard copy of the Final EIS is available at the following locations: Town of Onondaga Town Hall, 5020 Ball Road, Syracuse, NY 13215 and the Onondaga Free Library, 4840 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY 13215. The online version of the Final EIS is available at the following publically accessible web site: www.townofonondagany.com. The action involves a major subdivision of approximately 147 residential building lots and 1 lot to be retained, consisting of 8,200 linear feet of asphalt roadway, stormwater mitigation facilities, municipal sewer system and general landscaping and earthwork, all on approximately 82.660 acres of land presently zoned Residential-2 (R-2). The project is located on NYS Route 173 in the Town of Onondaga, New York.

Contact: Mark A. Malfitano, Town of Onondaga, 5020 Ball Road, Syracuse, NY 13215, Phone: (315) 469-1583.




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