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ENB - Region 9 Notices 6/20/2012

Public Notice

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) - Region 9 Public Notice for FMC Corporation in Middleport, New York

Revised --- Links under "Document Availability" section have been included as they were not available in the Notice published on June 13, 2012 under Region 9.

Public Involvement Sessions: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) and the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) will be holding a public meeting and a public availability session regarding the Agencies' proposed cleanup alternative for the remediation of properties off-site of the FMC Corporation (FMC) in Middleport New York. This proposal is discussed in detail in the Agencies' draft Statement of Basis (SB). This is a follow-up to FMC's Corrective Measures Study that was noticed to the public in June 2011. These sessions will be held as follows:

Public Meeting: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m
Public Availability Session: Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Middleport Fire Hall
28 Main Street,
Middleport, New York

The public meeting will begin with brief presentations by the NYS DEC and NYS DOH and then will be opened to members of the public to make verbal comments on record regarding the proposed remedy. The public availability session will be informal, where members of the public can ask questions of the Agencies' staff on a one-on-one basis regarding the content of the draft SB or other FMC environmental matters. Written comments can be provided to the Agencies during both afternoon and evening sessions.

Written Comment Period: NYS DEC and NYS DOH will also accept written comments from the public on the proposed remedy during a 45 calendar day comment period, beginning June 15, 2012. Comments must be submitted no later than July 30, 2012. Written comments can be sent to the Agencies by e-mail at der@gw.dec.state.ny.us or mailed directly to:

Sally Dewes
NYSDEC - Division of Environmental Remediation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-7016

Document Availability: Copies of the NYS DEC's proposed cleanup alternative and related documents are available for public review on NYS DEC's web site on the FMC Middleport Facility web page at http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/54220.html or on the Middleport Community Involvement Group's web site at http://middleport-future.com . Hard copies of these and other related documents are also available for public review at the FMC Document Repository located at:

Middleport Village Library
9 Vernon Street
Middleport, New York

Contact: Sally Dewes, NYSDEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, 625 Broadway, Albany, New York 12233-7016.


Negative Declaration

Cattaraugus County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Country Side Route 62 Site Expansion will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The proposed action involves the addition of 9.1 acres for the purpose of sand and gravel mining to the existing 942 acre Country Side Sand and Gravel Route 62 Site. The reclamation objective for the Expansion Area will be to reclaim it to a lake contiguous with the larger lake to the south. The project is located at the east side of NYS Route 62, south of the hamlet of Markhams, and north of the intersection with Leon Road, in the Town of Dayton, Cattaraugus County.

Contact: Charles D. Cranston, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), 182 E Union, Suite 3, Allegany, NY 14706-1328; Phone: (716)372-0645, fax: (716)372-2113, E-mail: r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us.


Chautauqua County - The Town of Westfield Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Local Law No. 1 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of zoning code amendments, including to permit accessory living quarters in the Manufacturing (M) District by special use permit, to permit restaurants, breweries, wineries, and distilleries in the Residential-Agricultural (R-A) District by special use permit, and to revise setback requirements in the Commercial (C) District. The project is located in the Town of Westfield, New York.

Contact: Martha R. Bills, Town of Westfield Supervisor, 23 Elm Street, Westfield, NY 14787; Phone: (716)326-3211, Fax: (716)326-3611.


Erie County - The Village of Depew, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law 4 of 2012 Zoing Code Chapter 260 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves revisions to the current Zoning Code Chapter 260. The project is located throughtout the entire Village of Depew.

Contact: Steve Hoffman, 85 Manitou Street, Depew, NY 14043; phone: (716)683-4396, fax: (716)683-1398.



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