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ENB - Region 1 Notices 11/24/2010

Negative Declaration

Suffolk County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Roanoke Sand and Gravel Corp. Mining Modification will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by Roanoke Sand and Gravel to increase the depth and lateral extent of the below-water table excavation of this existing mine, and to remove the approximately 18 acre north pond area from the life of mine acreage. The current permit authorizes mining on 151 acres of a total of 298 contiguous acres that have been previously affected by mining, and this modification will expand the footprint of the proposed lake established as part of the reclamation plan by approximately 21 acres.

The depth of the excavation is proposed to be increased from approximately 55 feet below sea level to approximately 90 feet below sea level, and the 151 acre lake configuration is proposed to expand to 172.2 acres, all of which are within an area that has been previously mined. The ultimate depth of any proposed excavation would be limited by permit conditions, an underlying clay layer, and by the operational limit of the dredge equipment. Operational aspects of mining operations at the site will remain the same, and no increase in intensity or other escalation of mining activity is proposed. The project is located on Rocky Point Road in Middle Island, Town of Brookhaven, New York.

Contact: Kevin A. Kispert, NYS DEC - Region 1 Office, Division of Environmental Permits, SUNY at Stony Brook, 50 Circle Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790-3409, Phone: (631) 444-0369, E-mail: r1dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Comment Period

Suffolk County - The Board of Education of the Wyandanch Union Free School District, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed District-Wide Improvements at the Wyandanch Union Free School District. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted by the contact person listed below until 5:00 p.m. on December 13, 2010. The Draft EIS is available for public review at the office of the contact person listed below, on the District's website at: http://www.wyandanch.k12.ny.us, as well as the Wyandanch Public Library, 14 South 20th Street, Wyandanch, NY 11798.

The action involves the consideration by the Board of Education of the Wyandanch Union Free School District for the construction of new educational facilities and district-wide improvements to improve existing educational facilities, to improve educational efficiency and functionality of spaces, to modify spaces to accommodate specific curriculum requirements, to reconfigure and improve athletic fields and facilities, and to create, upgrade and/or improve various infrastructure at the Wyandanch High School and Middle School Campus and the Wyandanch Elementary School Campus, which includes the LaFrancis Hardiman Elementary School, Martin Luther King Elementary School and the District Administrative Office. The project is located on the Wyandanch High School and Middle School Campus - Wyandanch Memorial High School, 54 South 32nd Street and Milton L. Olive Middle School, 140 Garden City Avenue both in the Hamlet of Wyandanch, Town of Babylon, New York and Wyandanch Elementary School Campus - LaFrancis Hardiman Elementary School, 792 Mount Avenue, Martin Luther King Elementary School, 792 Mount Avenue, and the District Administrative Office, 1445 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard all three in the Hamlet of Wyandanch, Town of Babylon, New York.

Contact: Calvin Wilson, Wyandanch Union Free School District, 1445 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevrd, Wyandach, NY 11798, Phone: (631) 870-0420.


Notice of Acceptance of Final SEIS

Suffolk County - The Town of Islip Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Own Motion Central Islip (Ultimate Game Sports Complex). The Final SEIS in available at the Central Islip Public Library, Town of Islip Planning Department and on line at: www.townofislip-ny.gov.

The action involves a change of zone from PDD Municipal to PDD Recreation in order to permit playing fields on Parcels A and B and private recreation facilities on Parcel A in accordance with Town Code Section 68-324.F (1) (d) and (e), along with consideration of an amendment to the Master Plan for the Central Islip Planned Development to change the land use recommendation for Parcel A from office to recreational use. Specifically, the proposal includes a new indoor and outdoor sports complex. The Project features a 3,200 seat indoor sports complex building, including a 10,521 square foot day care facility, a 9,855 square foot gym, 15,960 square feet of storage and retail and food concession space. The outdoor portion of the facility consists of seven sports fields and food concessions. A total of 1,007 parking spaces will be provided (975 standard spaces, 12 bus spaces and 20 landbanked spaces).

Additionally, the proposed action will result in the relocation of seven existing fields on the Project site to a nearby Town-owned site on Eastview Drive. The project is located on the east side of Carleton Avenue, north of Spur Drive North and on the east side of Eastview Drive, north of Courthouse Drive in Central Islip, New York.

Contact: Jeanmarie B. Buffett, Town of Islip, 655 Main Street, Islip, NY 11751, Phone: (631) 224-5450, E-mail: jbuffett@townofislip-ny.gov.



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