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ENB - Region 9 Notices 2/29/2012

Public Notice

Proposed Establishment of Emission Reduction Credits

Applicant: ArcelorMittal Lackawanna LLC
4020 Kina Roff Lakes Parkway
Richfield, OH 44286

Facility: ArcelorMittal Lackawanna LLC Facility
3175 Lakeshore Road
Blasdell, NY 14219

Project Location: Blasdell and Lackawanna, Erie County

Project Description: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has made a tentative decision to approve an application for emission reduction credits (ERCs) for the permanent shutdown of the ArcelorMittal Lackawanna LLC facility and the surrendering of the corresponding Title V Permit. Manufacturing ceased in March of 2009 and the decommissioning process was completed October 2009. ArcelorMittal sold the facility to Great Lakes Industrial Development LLC, but maintained the rights to the Title V Permit and is now seeking the ERCs. The applicant has requested credits for 33.50 tons of oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and 13.45 tons of volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

Availability for Public Comment: Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the contact person listed below no later than March 30, 2012, or 30 days after the publication date of this notice, whichever is later.

Availability of Application Documents: The application and supporting documentation are available for review at the NYS DEC - Region 9 Office, 270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203.

Contact: Douglas Borschel, NYS DEC - Region 9 Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203-2915, Phone: (716) 851-7165.


Negative Declaration

Cattaraugus County - The Village of Ellicottville, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law #2 of the Year 2012, "Local Law Ascending Local Law #1 of 2011 - Zoning Local Laws" will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves amendments to the Zoning Local Law and Official Zoning Map adopted by the Village of Ellicottville March 14, 2011. This amendment to the Zoning Local Law of 2011 retains most of the existing provisions of that Law but as part of the review, modification and amendment process some changes have been made to a number of existing zoning law provisions that govern allowable uses and procedures.

During review of this action, the Village of Ellicottville assessed areas of environmental concern, and determined that no significant negative impacts would occur. The law generally modifies the existing zoning law by modifying and adjusting provisions for and, permitting of certain land uses within the Village Zoning Districts, modifies and adjusts certain zoning required administrative procedures and allowable uses. The local law by itself will not result in any actions taking place. Any action or project undertaken under this Zoning Local Law will require compliance with the environmental review process.

The project is located throughout the Village of Ellicottville, New York.

Contact: Charles R. Coolidge, Village of Ellicottville, 1 Washington Street, P.O. Box 475, Ellicottville, NY 14731-0475, Phone: (716) 699-4636.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft GEIS and Public Hearing

Erie and Wyoming Counties - The Town of Sardinia Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Tri-County Business Park. A public hearing on the Draft GEIS will be held on March 21, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town of Sardinia Town Hall; 12320 Savage Road, Sardinia, NY. Written comments on the Draft GEIS will be accepted until March 21, 2012. The Draft GEIS is available from the contact person listed below.

The action involves the construction of a new roadway and utility infrastructure for the future development of the 201 acre Tri-County Business Park which straddles the Erie County and Wyoming County line. Approximately 173 acres are located in the Town of Sardinia and 28-acres in the Town of Arcade. The existing zoning will allow for a business/ light industrial development with building lot coverage up to 40% in the Town of Sardinia and light industrial/highway commercial with building lot coverage up to 50% in the Town of Arcade. Water mains will be installed from the Village of Arcade to connect the business park to the Village of Arcade Wastewater Treatment Plant. The project is located in the Towns of Sardinia and Arcade, New York, along NYS Route 16 and Schutt Road. The Cattaraugus Creek runs along the southern boundary of the site.

Contact: Betsy Marsh, Town of Sardinia, Town Hall, 1234 Savage Road, Sardinia, NY 14134, Phone: (716) 496-8900.


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