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ENB - Region 8 Notices 2/8/2012

Negative Declaration

Steuben County - The Town of Corning Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Local Law No.5 of 2011 entitled "Local Road Use and Preservation Law" will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposed adoption of Local Law No.5 of 2011 entitled "Local Road Use and Preservation Law". The action creates procedures and regulations for use of Town roads for certain specific types of concentrated traffic related to construction activity. The local law establishes a procedure whereby haul routes and pre-use improvements are identified and undertaken to protect the health, safety and welfare of Town residents and other travelers on Town roads. No specific site or facility is permitted by this action. The project is located throughout the Town of Corning, New York.

Contact: Kimberly A. Feehan, Town of Corning, Town Hall, 20 South Maple Street, Corning, NY 14830, Phone: (607) 936-6114.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Extension of Public Comment Period

Ontario County - Ontario County, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Ontario County Landfill - Proposed Landfill Expansion. This is notice of an extension of the public comment period until February 21,2012. The Draft EIS is available for review in all Ontario County Libraries, the Ontario County Planning Department, 20 Ontario Street, Canandaigua, NY and on line at: http://www.co.ontario.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 Casella. 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 Landfill's maintenance facility, and site access roads.

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

Contact: Kristen Mark 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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