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ENB - Region 8 Notices 1/4/2012

Negative Declaration

Monroe County - The New York State University Construction Fund, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed State University of New York (SUNY) Empire State College Regional Center, Rochester will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a 33,032 gross square foot building (with 14,220 square foot footprint), access driveway, parking for 100 cars, paved walkways to building, patio area, utilities to service the building (including sanitary sewer system, water service, electric and gas service and telecommunications service, stormwater management system, landscaping, signage and site lighting. The project is located on the SUNY Empire State College Regional Center Campus, 1915-1923 South Clinton Avenue in the town of Brighton, New York.

Contact: Margaret McSorley, New York State University Construction Fund, 353 Broadway, Albany, NY 12246, Phone: (518) 320-1710, E-mail: peggy.mcsorley@suny.edu.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Ontario County - Ontario County, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Ontario County Landfill - Proposed Landfill Expansion. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on January 26, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ontario County Court House, 3rd Floor. Sessions Room, Canandaigua, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until February 6, 2012. The Draft EIS is available from all the Ontario County Libraries; the Ontario County Planning Department, 20 Ontario Street, Canandaigua, NY and on line at: http://www.co.ontarlo.ny.us.

The action involves an expansion of the existing Phase III (Stages VIII and IX) landfill and associated support facilities, including soil borrow area. The proposed expansion project will require additional land acquisition to the existing property in support of borrow area operations. The proposed expansion project will be located within the 389 acres currently owned by Ontario County with the exception of soil borrow activities, which will require the acquisition of an additional land parcel situated south of the landfill property. This expansion of the existing Phase III landfill is proposed in accordance with the Operations Management Lease (OML) Agreement between Ontario County and site operator Casela. The Stage VIII (Wrap-around) expansion will include the construction of new cells totaling approximately 16.0 acres around the northern and western boundaries of the Phase III landfill. The Stage IX (Eastern) expansion will be located as named, adjacent to the eastern boundary of the Phase III landfill, covering approximately 27.5 acres including the area currently approved as a borrow area for soils. Additional site modifications include the relocation or modification of two stormwater ponds, the leachate storage lagoon, Ontario County Landfills maintenance facility, and site access roads.

The project is located at 3555 Post Farm Road in Stanley, Town of Seneca, New York.

Contact: Kristen Marie Hughes, Ontario County, 20 Ontario Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424, Phone: (585) 396-4455, E-mail: kristen.hughes@co.ontario.ny.us.

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