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ENB - Region 8 Notices 05/05/2010

Negative Declaration

Steuben County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Shelterwood Cut, Stand A-5, Erwin Wildlife Management Area will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the partial removal of oak timber which is approximately 100-120 years old. The age of the trees, successive Gypsy moth infestations and severe drought, have weakened and caused significant mortality in the overstory trees. Oak Silvah analysis indicates that this stand does not have an acceptable number of seedlings of the desired species present to regenerate this portion of this stand to the desired species composition. The current action is designed to facilitate the regeneration of the oak component of this stand. This action was discussed, and subject to public review, as part of the Erwin Unit Management Plan, signed by the Commissioner in October of 2008. The project is located in the Erwin Wildlife Management Area, two miles south of the hamlet of Coopers Plains, New York.

Contact: Joel Fiske, NYS DEC - Region 8 Bath Sub-Office, 7291 Coon Road, Bath, NY 14810, Phone: (607) 776-2165, ext. 32.


Livingston County - The Town Board of the Town of Livonia, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a local law which will amend and supercede as applicable the zoning map and Chapter 150 of the zoning text of the Town of Livonia to modify various definitions and substantive sections throughout the entirety of Chapter 150. The project is located throughout the Town of Livonia, New York.

Contact: Kevin Masterson, Town of Livonia, 33 Commercial Street, Livonia, NY 14487, Phone: (585) 346-2098.


Seneca County - The Town Board of the Town of Romulus, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed State Route 89 Water District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the formation of a water district under Town Law Article 12-A for approximately 4 acres of land. The supply of water for such district is via Intermunicipal Agreement with neighboring municipalities, with such water to ultimately be supplied from the Village of Seneca Falls water plant. The project is located along New York State Route 89, as well as portions of Vineyard Road, The Vineyard Road Extension, Lakeview Lane, Swick Road, Cayuga Lake Road, Poplar Beach and the Poplar Beach Spur, affecting a small northeasterly portion of the Town of Romulus, New York.

Contact: David Kaiser, Town of Romulus, 1435 Prospect Street, Willard, NY 14588, Phone: (607) 869-9326, E-mail: romulus@rochester.rr.com.



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