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ENB - Region 4 Notices 6/29/2011

Negative Declaration

Greene County - The Durham Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed GSK/Stiefel Labs Site Plan Review Amendment will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a plan by the applicant, Stiefel Laboratories, a GSK Company, to convert the Oak Hill, New York facility from the manufacturing of dermatological pharmaceuticals to the production of oral care products, namely toothpaste. Production of the dermatological pharmaceuticals will be phased out on an end-of-contract basis, ending entirely in 2012. The conversion of the Oak Hill facility will include construction of new features on the site including two extensions to an existing warehouse, silos for dry raw material and tanks for aqueous raw material storage, realignment of the existing truck access road and construction of a wastewater treatment plant to accommodate full scale oral care products manufacturing. The project is located 6290 NYS Route 145 in Oak Hill, New York.

Contact: Gary Hulbert, Durham Town Board, 7309 State Route 81, East Durham, NY 12423, Phone: (518) 239-6122, E-mail: supervisor1@surerz.net.

Schenectady County - The Town of Niskayuna Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Cello Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless Schenectady Airport Communications Facility will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the applicant, Cello Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless, to colocate a public utility/personnel wireless service facility on an existing water tank which is currently utilized for telecommunication purposes. The existing tank is located on a large (27.3 ± acre) commercial parcel. The installation will consist of the following: a 12 foot by 30 foot equipment shelter on a concrete slab on grade, 12 antennas to be mounted on an existing water tank at a center line heights of 101 ± feet and 120 ± feet and all related coax cabling and utility service (power and telephone). The proposed shelter will be located within a 22 ± foot by 40 ± foot secure, fenced compound. The project is located 1301 Hillside Avenue in the Town of Niskayuna, New York.

Contact: Kathleen Matern, Town of Niskayuna, One Niskayuna Circle, Niskayuna, NY 12309, Phone: (518) 386-4530.

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