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ENB - Region 1 Notices 06/02/2010

Public Notice

National Grid Generation LLC: E.F. Barrett Power Station Rescind Notice of Complete Application

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has evaluated the comments received in response to the Notice of Complete Application published in the Environmental Notice Bulletin (ENB) dated December 23, 2009, for the above referenced facility. NYS DEC's December 23, 2009 Notice of Complete Application indicated that it is proposing to renew and modify the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit for the E.F. Barrett facility. The purpose of the modification was to specify the facility upgrades necessary to implement NYS DEC's staff's Best Technology Available (BTA) determination. NYS DEC's Notice of Complete Application was predicated, in part, on its classification of the action as Type II under the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQR; Article 8 of the Environmental Conservation Law with implementing regulations at 6 NYCRR Part 617), meaning that it was not subject to review under SEQR. NYS DEC has determined that the renewal and modification of the SPDES permit for the E.F. Barrett Power Station should have been classified as a Type I action under SEQR rather than as a Type II action. As a result, NYS DEC is rescinding the above referenced Notice of Complete Application published in the Environmental Notice Bulletin (ENB) dated December 23, 2009 pending compliance with all applicable sections of SEQR.

The project is located at 1 McCarthy Road, Island Park, Town of Hempstead, New York.

Contact: Kevin A. Kispert, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Permits, SUNY at Stony Brook, 50 Circle Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790-3409, Phone: (631) 444-0369, E-mail: kakisper@gw.dec.state.ny.us.


Town of Babylon

Waste Collection Services

Draft Request for Proposals: DRFP No. 10G28

This notice is issued pursuant to Subdivision 4 of Section 120-w of the General Municipal Law and is a notice of a Draft Request for Proposals for the financing, provision of collection means and services and the facilities, having to do with the collection of municipal solid waste from commercial, industrial and institutional establishments within the unincorporated areas within the Town of Babylon, Suffolk County, New York. The means, services and facilities are expected to include: the routing; containers; vehicles; central yard and facilities; administrative management; maintenance support; and customer service support to perform services as specified in the Request for Proposals.

Copies of the Draft Request for Proposals may be obtained at the Town of Babylon, Town Hall, Division of Purchasing Office, 200 East Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst, New York 11757 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., except Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays, on and after June 2, 2010 for a fee of One Hundred Fifty Dollars ($150.00), until August 2, 2010.

Comments on the Draft Request for Proposals must be received in quintuplicate (6 copies) at the office of Patricia Kaphan, Commissioner of General Services, at the above address no later than 11:00 a.m. on August 2, 2010.

Contact:
Patricia Kaphan, Town of Babylon, Town Hall, 200 East Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst, New York 11757.


City of Long Beach

Notice of Issuance of Request for Proposals for On-Site Container Storage, Transport and Disposal of Recyclable Materials for the City of Long Beach

Please take notice, that pursuant to, and in accordance with, Section 120-(w) (4) (e) (2)(i) of the New York State General Municipal Law, the City of Long Beach will be requesting proposals from qualified firms with respect to the Disposal of Recyclable Material generated within its jurisdiction. This Request for Proposal document is on file within the Offices of the Department of Public Works and a copy of same may be obtained by contacting the Department of Public Works, City of Long Beach, Room 404, 1 West Chester Street, Long Beach, New York 11561. There will be no fee for this document. Proposals will be accepted at the above location until close of business, 4 p.m., Thursday July 8, 2010. For further information call (516) 431-1011.

The City is seeking proposals for the carting and disposal of all its recyclable for a contract term of two (2) years. A bid bond will not be required.

Contact: Joseph Febrizio, City of Long Beach, 1 West Chester Street, Long Beach, New York 11561, Phone: (516) 431-1011, E-mail: jfebrizio@longbeachny.org.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Extension of Public Comment Period

Suffolk and Nassau Counties - The Huntington Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact on the proposed Triangle Equities (Kensington Estates). Written comments on the Draft EIS will now be accepted until June 21, 2010. A copy of the Draft EIS is posted on the Town of Huntington website: http://town.huntington.ny.us/. On the Huntington side (Suffolk County), the applicant is requesting a zone change from R-40 Residential to R-RM Retirement Community District on 13.5 acres of land. On the Oyster Bay side (Nassau County), the zoning would be changed from R1-1A One-Family Residence to RMF-10 Multi-Family Residence on 5.1 acres of land and R1-20 on 1.37 acres. The applicant intends to build a senior-aged residential community of 80 units in 15 buildings (66 units in Huntington and 14 units in Oyster Bay). It is also proposed to subdivide the 1.37 acre parcel in Oyster Bay into three (3) single-family lots. The property is located in the West Hills-Melville and Oyster Bay Special Groundwater Protection Areas (SGPAs), and is listed on the Town of Huntington Open Space Index as parcel SW-1. The project also lies within the Town of Oyster Bay's Aquifer Protection Overlay (APO) District. Sanitary wastewater is proposed for conveyance to the Nassau County Sewer Collection District #3 - Cedar Creek Sewage Treatment Facility. Road access is proposed from a single gated access point via Jericho Turnpike (NYS 25). The project is located on the southeast corner of Jericho Turnpike (NYS Route 25) and Plainview Road, West Hills/Woodbury, NY.

Contact: Scott Robin or Craig Turner, Department of Planning and Environment, Town of Huntington, 100 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743, Phone: (631) 351-3196, Fax: (631) 351-2357.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Suffolk County - The East Hampton Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Lake View Condominiums Site Plan/Special Permit. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on June 9, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the East Hampton Town Hall, 159 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until June 19, 2010. A hard copy of the Draft EIS is available at Town of East Hampton Planning Board Office, 300 Pantigo Place, Suite 103, East Hampton, New York and is available on line at: www.town.east-hampton.ny.us. The action involves a proposal by the applicant to construct seven, two-story condominium units, each having a footprint of 500 square feet, a deck and second story balcony and nineteen parking spaces. The project also includes adding five to seven feet of fill, totaling 5,720 cubic yards of fill, with a 4 foot high concrete retaining wall along West Lake Drive in order to accommodate the septic system. The project is located on West Lake Drive in Montauk, Town of East Hampton, New York.

Contact: John Lycke, Town of East Hampton, 300 Pantigo Place, East Hampton, NY 11937, Phone: (631) 324-2178, E-mail: Ipahwul@town.ea5t~hampton.ny.us.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Suffolk County - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP), as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Adoption and Implementation of a Master Plan for Caumsett State Historic Park. A hard copy of the Final Master Plan /Final EIS is available at the following locations: the Park Office, at the offices of the agency contacts listed below and at the Cold Spring Harbor Public Library, 95 Harbor Road, Cold Spring Harbor, New York. The online version of the Final Master Plan/Final EIS is available at the following publically accessible web site: http://www.nysparks.state.ny.us/inside-our-agency/public-documents.aspx.

The action involves the adoption and implementation of a Master Plan for Caumsett State Historic Park. The final plan includes two designations: the entire park as a Park Preserve, and a portion of the park as a New York State Natural Heritage Area. The plan provides for natural resource protection through: management measures for the low salt marsh, maritime beach ecosystems and Fresh Pond; control strategies for invasive species management; and management strategies for successional fields, woodlands and rare bird species that nest in the park. Recreation facility development recommendations include creating a permit system to allow launch of car-top watercraft to provide enhanced recreational access to Long Island Sound; and expanding, marking, and improving the existing trail system, and closure of certain trails in appropriate locations. Measures to protect and interpret cultural and historic resources include historic structures and landscape reports, Archeological Resource Survey, rehabilitating several historic gardens, opening buildings for historic interpretation, stabilizing and rehabilitating the Greenhouses to be used for passive recreation or interpretation, seeking proposals from potential licensees to operate two vacant structures including the Main House, as well as consideration of opening these buildings for interpretation and exhibit space. Park operations, maintenance and infrastructure improvements include improving the vehicular and pedestrian access within and to the park including formalizing the existing overflow parking area as the new main parking lot, relocating the contact station, making stormwater and landscaping improvements to the main lot, and widening the main entrance road with a landscaped median separating traffic entering and exiting the park; developing three pervious parking areas to improve access within the park; reconfiguring the Farm Group area including creating a Visitor Center and relocating the park office and public restrooms; and improving the equestrian center to be more consistent with the historic features of the park. The plan also proposes developing written guidelines for special events that are appropriate in the park. The Final Plan/Final EIS describes potential environmental impacts and mitigation of those that may be adverse. Areas that have been evaluated with respect to impacts include: transportation/access, land, recreation/open space, water resources, biological resources/ecology, cultural resources, scenic/aesthetic resources and public health. The project is located at the Caumsett State Historic Park in the Village of Lloyd Harbor in the Town of Huntington, New York.

Contact: Ron Foley, NYS OPRHP - Long Island Region, Regional Headquarters, 625 Belmont Avenue, Babylon NY 11704, Phone: (631) 321-3402 and Thomas B. Lyons, NYS OPRHP, Agency Building 1, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12238, Phone: (518) 474 0409, E-mail: Caumsett.Plan@oprhp.state.ny.us.




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