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ENB - Region 7 Notices 11/17/2010

Public Notice

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from Onondaga Renewables, LLC for a site known as the Onondaga Renewables, LLC Site , site ID #C734119. This site is located in the Town of Geddes, within the County of Onondaga at 300 and 320 Bridge Street, Geddes, NY 13209. Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than December 24, 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 send comments to: Tara Blum, NYSDEC - Region 7 Office, 615 Erie Boulevard West, Syracuse, New York 13204, Phone: (315) 426-7452, E-mail: tmblum@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

Negative Declaration

Chenango County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Chenango RA #18, Stand B-1.1 and Chenango RA # 23, Stands A-36 and A-37, Site Preparation will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the application of herbicide to sites within these stands to reduce the abundance of American beech seedlings and saplings to a level that would allow natural regeneration of desirable tree species which includes sugar maple, white ash, red maple and black cherry. This application will involve cut stump treatment using a backpack sprayer on the target species taking place on 35 ± acres of Northern Hardwood forest. The project is located on the east side of Kibbe Wilcox Road in the Town of Lincklaen, New York.

Contact: Andrew Blum, NYS DEC - Region 7 Sherburne Sub Office, Division of Lands and Forests, 2715 State Highway 80, Sherburne, NY 13815, Phone: (607) 674-4017 extension 636.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Tompkins County - The Village of Cayuga Heights Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Deer Management Plan. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on December 6, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cayuga Heights Elementary School, 110 East Upland Road, Ithaca, NY 14850. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted for at least 10 days following the close of the public hearing. A copy of the Draft EIS may be viewed at: Village Offices, Kendal Public Library, and via the Village website at www.cayuga-heights.ny.us.

The action involves a proposal by the Village of Cayuga Heights to engage in deer population control by sterilizing approximately 20 to 60 does, followed by culling of deer living within the 1.84 square mile Village boundary. After these actions the Village will implement a program of ongoing maintenance of the herd size. This action is designed to reduce the size of the herd in the first three years, and then provide stability in the herd size thereafter, bringing the herd count closer to levels achieved in the wild. The long term target is a herd size of 20 to 60 deer total in the Village, versus the estimate of +200 as of Spring of 2009. Where possible, all healthy deer venison culled will be donated to local food banks. The project is located throughout the Village of Cayuga Heights, New York.

Contact: Kate Supron, Village of Cayuga Heights, 836 Hanshaw Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, Phone: (607) 257-1238.

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