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ENB - Region 6 Notices 4/27/2011

Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

County: St. Lawrence

Applicant: NY RSA No. 2 Cellular Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless
Attention: Sarah Mayberry Stevens - Real Estate Manager
175 Calkins Road
Rochester, NY 14623
Jared C. Lusk, Esq.
Nixon Peabody, LLP
1100 Clinton Square
Rochester, NY 14604

Office: Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: Leigh R. Walrath

APA Project Number: 2009-267

Project Title: Verizon Cellular Tower, Town of Fine, St. Lawrence County

Location: New York State Route 3 in the Town of Fine, New York.

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: May 11, 2011

Project Description: The project as proposed is a subdivision into sites, involving the lease of a 75 by 75 foot parcel to Verizon Wireless for the construction of a new 74 ± foot tall telecommunications tower and an 11.5 by 30 foot equipment building on a concrete pad at the base of the tower. The tower and equipment building will be located within a 1,125 ± square foot fenced compound on tax parcel 224-1-6.11. Verizon Wireless proposes a 12 panel antenna array (i.e. four 8 foot panels on each of three sides of the array) mounted at a overall height of 64 feet above ground level and a 5 foot lightening rod above the tower for an overall height of 79 ± feet above ground level. Access will be, in part, over a 30 foot easement over tax parcels 224.03-2-39 and 224-1-6.11. The 2,600 ± foot long access road will generally follow an existing woods road. Underground utilities will be installed along the road. Twelve trees greater than 6 inches diameter breast heighth (DBH) and located within 100 feet of the proposed tower are proposed to be removed to undertake the project.

Negative Declaration

Jefferson County - The Town Board of the Town of Watertown, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed NYS Route 12F Water Main Replacement will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the installation of approximately 1,650 feet of new 8 inch ductile iron pipe to replace a problematic section of older cast iron main that requires routine repairs. The project is located along NYS Route 12F in the Town of Watertown, New York.

Contact: Joel R. Bartlet, Town of Watertown, 22867 County Route 67, Watertown, NY 13601.

Jefferson County - The Town Board of the Town of Clayton, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Clayton Amendment to Zoning Ordinance and Map will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an amendment to the Town of Clayton Zoning Ordinance to establish a new Zoning District, the Marine Development 2 District as a floating district. The project is located throughout the Town of Clayton, New York.

Contact: Justin A. Taylor, Town of Clayton, 405 Riverside Drive, Clayton, NY 13624.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Jefferson County - The Joint Town of Clayton Village of Clayton Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Atlantic Wind LLC - Horse Creek Wind Power Project. The Draft EIS is available from the contact listed below on line at: http://www.iberdrolarenewables.us/horsecreek/.

The action involves a proposed wind-powered generating facility of up to 50 wind turbines each anticipated to have a generating capacity of 2.0 megawatts (MW) for a total maximum project capacity of 100 MW located in the Town of Clayton. The project area covers approximately 10,420 acres. The project will be constructed in one phase, anticipated to commence in April 2012 and finish in December 2012. The project is located approximately 5 miles south-southeast of the Village of Clayton and 3 miles northeast of the Village of Chaumont, New York. The project boundary abuts the Towns of Brownville and Lyme between Perch Lake and the Chaumont River.

Contact: Roland Baril, 405 Riverside Drive, Clayton, NY 13824, Phone: (315) 686-3512.

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