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ENB - Region 8 Notices 05/26/2010

Public Notice

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from The Pike Company for a site known as the Former Staub's Textile Service, Inc., site ID #C828160. This site is located in the City of Rochester, within the County of Monroe, and is located at 935, 951 East Main Street. Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than June 25, 2010. Information regarding the site, the application, and how to submit comments can be found at http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/60058.html or by contacting: Timothy Schneider, NYS DEC - Region 8 Headquarters, Division of Environmental Remediation, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, E-mail: taschnei@gw.dec.state.ny.us.


Negative Declaration

Chemung County - The Town of Erin, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Comprehensive Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of the Town of Erin's Comprehensive Plan. The project is located throughout the Town of Erin, New York.

Contact: Don Bower, Town of Erin, Erin Town Hall, 1138 Breesport Road, Erin, NY 14838, Phone: (607) 739-8681.


Genesee County - The Town of Stafford, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Stafford Water District No. 8 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action provides for the extension of public water. Approximately 18,250 linear feet of 8 inch watermain will be installed. In addition to the watermain, the project includes hydrants, valves, road crossings, excavation and bedding materials, watermain connections, residential hook-ups, and surface restoration. Residents in these areas are dependent upon individual groundwater supplies that historically have produced very low yields of poor quality water. The project is located along portions of Transit Road, Sweetland Road and Clipnock Road in the Town of Stafford, New York.

Contact: Robert Clement, Town of Stafford, 8903 Route 237, P.O. Box 52, Stafford, NY 14143, Phone: (585) 344-1554.


Livingston County - The New York State University Construction Fund, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed State University of New York (SUNY) at Geneseo - Doty Hall Renovations will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the renovations of Doty Hall with a new interior layout, plumbing, mechanical and electrical systems. A geothermal system is also proposed to provide heating and cooling. The bore field and associated piping for this system will be located in the building's east lawn area. Existing parking areas are to be replaced with porous pavement and a new internal drive will be added through the site allowing access from Jemison Drive to Park Street. All site utility services will be replaced as well as the storm system. New pedestrian access routes and new landscaping are proposed. The project is located at 3 Park Street in Geneseo, New York.

Contact: Margaret C. McSorley, New York State University Construction Fund, 353 Broadway, Albany, NY 12246, Phone: (518) 320-1710, E-mail: peggy.mcsorley@suny.edu.


Seneca County - The Village of Seneca Falls, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed NWHF Renovations of the Historic Seneca Knitting Mill and Site Improvements of 1 Canal Street will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the renovations of the Seneca Mills Knitting Complex. The scope of work includes abatement of hazardous materials, potentional abatement items include asbestos, lead paint, and pigeon droppings (histoplasmosis). Also included is roof replacement and stabilization, restoration and replacement of the windows and doors, repair and restoration of the limestone, the replacement of the deteriorated elevator and shaft, and restoration and replacement of interior stairwells to comply with current buildings codes and ADA Guidelines. Masonry repairs will restore the structural integrity of the building, window and door repairs will mitigate further moisture and vermin infiltration and interior stairway repairs will provide safe access and egress to the building for future work. The project is located at 1 Canal Street in the Village of Seneca Falls, New York.

Contact: Constance Soward, Village of Seneca Falls, 60 State Street, Seneca Falls, NY 13148, Phone: (315) 568-8107.



Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Seneca County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Specter New York Inc. Scepter Monofill Project may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Written comments on the draft scope will be accepted until June 25, 2010. In addition, a public information meeting sponsored by Scepter New York Inc. will be held at the Varick Fire Hall, 4682 St. Rt. 96A, Varick, NY 14541 on June 10, 2010 from 4 -7 p.m. to provide information about the project. Department staff will be present at this meeting to solicit written comments on the content of the draft environmental impact statement. The draft scoping outline has been prepared and is available for public review at the Town of Varick Town Hall; Seneca Falls Public Library; Edith B. Ford Memorial Library in the Town of Ovid; the Scepter New York Inc. offices at 11 Lamb Road in the Town of Seneca Falls and online at: www.scepternymonofill.com and from the Contact Person listed below.

The action involves the construction and operation of a 15 acre industrial/commercial waste monofill by Scepter New York Inc. in the Town of Varick for the disposal of waste from the Scepter New York Inc. Seneca Falls aluminum recycling facility. The monofill is proposed to be located on a 200 acre parcel and approximately 185 acres of the parcel will remain in active agricultural use. The waste proposed for disposal would primarily be salt cake, which is made up of sodium chloride, potassium chloride, aluminum oxides and nitrides. Scepter also proposes to dispose of small amounts of baghouse dust and brick residue from the recycling furnace in the monofill. The proposed monofill will have a design life of a minimum of 10 years and will only be used for disposal of waste generated by Scepter. The proposed leachate management system involves disposal of leachate via deep well injection on the project site. Stormwater will be managed via the use of stormwater management ponds. The project is located at 5083 Ovid Street (State Route 414) between McCulloch Road and Ernsberger Road the Town of Varick, New York.

Contact: Lisa M. Porter, NYS DEC - Region 8 Office, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414-9519, Phone: (585) 226-5402, E-mail: lmporter@gw.dec.state.ny.us.



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