ENB - Region 8 Notices 10/5/2011
Genesee County - The Town of Batavia, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Batavia West Main Street Road Sewer District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the extension of approximately 11,350 linear feet of gravity sewer line. An additional 3,600 linear feet of forcemain will be installed along a portion of the same alignment. In addition to the sewer lines, the project includes two pump stations, manholes, sanitary connections, laterals, road crossings, excavation and bedding materials, and surface restoration. Repeated problems with septic system leaks/failures and untreated wastewater on the ground surface have occurred, due to the age of the existing facilities and high groundwater conditions. The project is located along portions of West Main Street Road (from the Batavia Mobile Home Park east to the existing sewer district) and Kelsey Road in the Town of Batavia, New York.
Contact: Greg Post, Town of Batavia, 3833 West Main Street Road, Batavia, NY 14020, Phone: (585) 343-1729, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Livingston County - The New York State University Construction Fund, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo New Stadium will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the demolition of Holcomb Hall and the construction of two synthetic turf fields with grandstands, stadium support facilities and parking at SUNY Geneseo. The project also includes the reconstruction of a portion of the adjacent College Drive. The facility will have sports lighting, pedestrian lighting, and parking lot lighting. The stadium support building consists of rest rooms, concession, team rooms, storage and a press box. The project is located at SUNY Geneseo, One College Drive in Geneseo, New York.
Contact: Margaret McSorley, New York State University Construction Fund, 353 Broadway, Albany, NY 12246, Phone: (518) 320-1710, E-mail: email@example.com.
Ontario County - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Siting, Design and Construction of Seneca Art and Cultural Center at Ganondagan State Historic Site will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the siting, design and construction of the Seneca Art and Education Center at Ganondagan State Historic Site, a New York State Historic Site dedicated to interpreting the history and culture of the Haudenosaunee Seneca Nation. The proposed facility is intended to enhance the visitor experience and provide greater opportunities for interpretation, performances, exhibits and programming at the site. Project includes construction of an approximately 16,000 square foot environmentally sensitive LEEDS certified building with vegetated roof and geothermal systems, gravel parking lot and paths, classrooms and exhibit space. The project is located at the Ganondagan State Historic Site, 1488 Victor Bloomfield Road in Victor, New York.
Contact: Thomas B. Lyons, NYS OPRHP Agency Building 1, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12238, Phone: (518) 474-0409, E-mail: Thomas.Lyons@oprhp.state.ny.us.
Ontario County - The South Bristol Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Golf Cottages will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposed five (5) lot realty subdivision for the construction of five (5) cottage-style (single family) units near the existing Bristol Harbour Lodge. Part of the overall Bristol Harbour development which is a Planned Unit Development. The project is located on Seneca Point Road in the Town of South Bristol, New York.
Contact: Jeanne A. Loberg, Town of South Bristol, 5975 NYS Route 21, Naples, NY 14512, Phone: (585) 394-5173, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Steuben County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Steuben RA #12 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the removal of the existing Red pine overstory from 81 acres of Stand A -2, located on Rock Creek State Forest, Steuben Reforestation Area #12. This stand is already showing evidence of decline (thin crowns, limited live crown ratio) and has some damage due to several species of Ips beetle. It is necessary to remove these trees to maintain the health and vigor of the overall forest. The project is located on the Steuben Reforestation Area #12 (Rock Creek State Forest), Stand A-2, approximately two miles north of the Town of Greenwood, New York.
Contact: John Gibbs, NYS DEC - Region 8 Bath Suboffice, 7291 Coon Road, Bath, NY 14810, Phone: (607) 776-2165.
Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing
Seneca County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Seneca Meadows, Inc., Meadow View Clay Mine. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on October 26, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 2468 NYS Route 414, Waterloo, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until November 7, 2011. Please refer to the combined notice of complete application, acceptance of the draft EIS, and notice of legislative hearing and issues conference at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/77587.html. The Draft EIS is available at the NYS DEC - Region 8 Office, the Waterloo Town Hall, the Waterloo Library, the Waterloo Historical Society an on line at: http://www.senecameadows.com.
The action involves an application for a permit to develop and operate a new 120.8 acre clay mine on parcels totaling 252.8 acres owned by Seneca Meadows, Inc. Over the course of the operational life of the mine (11 years, estimate), approximately 3.4 million cubic yards of material will be excavated and used primarily for construction and operation of the applicant's nearby permitted Seneca Meadows Landfill. Mining is proposed for below the local water table and the excavation will be dewatered with an ultimate discharge to Black Brook or its tributaries during phased mining operations. No processing of excavated materials has been proposed for the site. No vehicle maintenance or service activities will be conducted on this site. Final reclamation will include the replacement of stockpiled topsoil and will create stabilized, revegetated open space and two large ponds. The Life-of-Mine area reviewed for this proposal is 120.8 acres. The project is located on the north side of State Route 96 between Burgess and Powderly Roads in the Town of Waterloo, New York.
Contact: David L. Bimber, NYS DEC - Region 8 Office, 6274 Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, Phone: (585) 226-5401, E-mail: email@example.com.