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ENB - Region 3 Notices 3/23/2011

Public Notice

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from Austin Avenue Brownfield Redevelopment II, LLC for a site known as Lot 4, site ID #C360116. This site is located in the City of Yonkers, within the County of Westchester, and is located at Prior Place and Austin Avenue. Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than April 22, 2011. 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 Randy Witcher, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, Remedial Bureau C, 625 Broadway, 11th Floor, Albany, New York 12233-7014, Phone: (518) 402-9662, E-mail: rjwhitch@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

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Negative Declaration Correction

Sullivan County - The Village of Monticello, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Monticello Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and Sanitary Sewer Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves proposed modifications and upgrades to five (5) pump stations in their system. The existing Route 42 pump station will be replaced entirely and the pump capacity increased. The East Broadway pump station will be converted into a submersible station. New emergency generators will be installed at Route 42, East Broadway, Apollo, Shaker Heights, and Mountain Lodge pump stations. Improvements to the collection system include replacing 750 linear feet of 8 inch gravity sewer in-kind and Cured in-place pipe (CIPP) lining 500 linear feet of the gravity sewer on Nelshore Drive and 2,000 linear feet of 8 inch water main on Nelshore Drive will be relocated 10 feet away from the existing sewer. Additional improvements include replacement of 25 sanitary manholes throughout the collection system.

Upgrades to the WWTP will include installation of new mechanical bar screens and a grit removal system. Building roof/structural improvements will also be made to the existing headworks building. Three (3) oxidation ditches are proposed to be converted into Sequencing Batch Reactors (SBRs) and media filters are to be replaced with disc filter units. Improvements to the filter building are also proposed. Clarifier No. 1 will be converted into an aerobic digester, and new sludge pumps are also proposed. New reed beds for sludge disposal are to be implemented and an effluent heat recovery system is proposed for the filter and solids buildings. The site parking lot and driveway will be repaved and improvements are to be made to the solids filter building. The project is located throughout the Village of Monticello, New York.

Contact: Gordon Jenkins, Village of Monticello, 2 Pleasant Street, Monticello, NY 12701, Phone: (845) 794-6130, E-mail: info@villageofmonticello.com.


Negative Declaration Correction

Sullivan County - The Village of Monticello, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Monticello Water System Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal to loop selected dead end mains in the distribution system and repair the equipment in one of four flocculation chambers at the water treatment plant. Additionally, the project will include replacing the header piping at the West Broadway pump station and replace in kind the entire East Dillon pump station due to its age. The project is located throughout the Village of Monticello, New York.

Contact: Gordon Jenkins, Village of Monticello, 2 Pleasant Street, Monticello, NY 12701, Phone: (845) 794-6130, E-mail: info@villageofmonticello.com.


Negative Declaration

Ulster County - The New York State Office of Children and Family Services, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Security Improvements at the Highland Residential Center (HRC) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the following improvement:

• The construction of security, electrical and mechanical upgrades throughout the facility, including the installation of security cameras and associated controls and operating systems on walls and ceilings.
• The construction of a 175 car parking lot and access drive.
• The removal of the existing guard house which will be replaced with a new shallow foundation guard house.
• The installation of a new walkway from the parking lot to the pedestrian compound.
• Construction of a stormwater management area (SMA) in conformance with New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) regulations.
• Selective security fence replacement.
• The upgrade of the overhead campus wide electrical system to an underground electrical system.
• The clearing and grading of the perimeter fence line.
• The clearing and grubbing of three areas within the HRC.
• The construction of an 8 foot wide gravel access drives in various locations within the HRC.

The project is located at 629 North Chodikee Lake Road in the Town of Lloyd, New York.

Contact: Raymond Farina, New York State Office of Children and Family Services, 52 Washington Street, Room, 220 North Building, Rensselaer, NY 12144, Phone: (518) 473-7325.


Ulster County - The Town of Rochester Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Streamside Estates, Inc, Major Subdivision Approval will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the Applicant for a 7 lot residential subdivision of 47 ± acres within the AR-3 Zone of the Town of Rochester. There will be the construction of homesites along with individual water supply and septics for each residential lot. A separate private road access is planned for the proposed 7 lot subdivision. The applicant will also provide stormwater management practices and emergency access from neighboring mobile home park. The project is located on Cherrytown Road in the Town of Rochester, New York.

Contact: Michael Buden, Town of Rochester, PO Box 65, Accord, NY 12404, Phone: (845) 626-2434, E-mail: torpbzba@hvc.rr.com.


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Westchester County - The White Plains Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed German School of New York (GSNY) may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on April 12, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Common Council Chambers, City Hall, 2nd Floor, 255 Main Street, White Plains, NY 10601. The action involves an amendment to the Special Permit for the existing GSNY Private Elementary and Secondary School to incrementally increase student enrollment from 375 to 500 students and the subdivision of the adjacent property at 800 North Street containing approximately 192,200 square feet to create 5 new lots including, 4 lots for single family residences on a private cul-de-sac roadway and one lot to be developed with 62 parking spaces and drop-off area accessory to GSNY. The project is located near the intersection of Ridgeway and North Street (State Route 127) in the City of White Plains, New York and includes two adjacent land parcels, 50 Partridge Road and 800 North Street.

Contact: Rod Johnson, City of White Plains, 255 Main Street, White Plains, NY 10601, Phone: (914) 422-1252, E-mail: rjohnson@whiteplainsny.gov.




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