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ENB - Region 4 Notices 12/21/2011

Public Notice

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has determined that site ID #442036, known as the Poestenkill TCA Spill Site, may be deleted from the New York State Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites. This site is located in the Town of Poestenkill, within the County of Rensselaer, and is located at Main Street (Route 355), Poestenkill, NY 12140. Comments regarding this action must be submitted no later than January 20, 2012. Information regarding the site, the proposed delisting, and how to submit comments electronically can be found at http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/60063.html or send comments to Valerie Woodward, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, 625 Broadway, Albany, New York 12233-7017, Phone: (518) 402-9813, E-mail: vjwoodwa@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

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Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Schoharie County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Masick Mine Permit Renewal and Modification. The Final EIS is available from the contact person listed below and on line at: http://www.portofcoeymans.com/download/FEIS.pdf.

The action involves a renewal and modification to an existing Mined Land Reclamation Permit for an existing rock quarry. The applicant proposes to increase the Life of Mine Boundary (LOMB) at its 77.6 acre Masick Mine by approximately 40 acres. The expansion extends the LOMB eastward to the National Grid Power line right of way encompassing approximately 26 acres. The remaining 14 acre increase in the LOMB results from inclusion of existing internal roads an importation area and appurtenant features. The application also includes the conversion of an 18 acre topsoil and overburden storage area within the current LOMB to active mining. The project is located in the Town of Middleburgh, New York at the end of Cedar Lane east of NYS Route 30.

Contact: William J Clarke, NYS DEC - Region 4 Office, 1130 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306-2014, Phone: (518) 357-2069.

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