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ENB - Region 8 Notices 6/27/2012

Negative Declaration

Monroe County - The Town of Brighton Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Monroe Avenue Green Street Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the reconstruction of the road right-of-way on NYS Route 31, Monroe Avenue in the Town of Brighton with green infrastructure stormwater management practices and naturalize an adjacent channelized stream segment (Buckland Creek). Bioretention, porous sidewalks, stormwater street trees, and riparian buffers will be constructed to reduce stormwater pollution and protect water quality. A section of Buckland Creek will be restored as a community resource. The project will contribute to the implementation of the Monroe Avenue Corridor Community Vision Plan (Vision Plan), and will revitalize the existing town center and demonstrate the effectiveness and feasibility of green infrastructure practices to the community. The project will be undertaken on approximately 4,500 feet of the 66' Monroe Avenue right-of-way between Elmwood Avenue and Westfall Road in the Town of Brighton, New York.

Contact: Ramsey A. Boehner, Town of Brighton, 2300 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester NY 14618, Phone: (585)784-5229, E-mail: ramsey.boehner@townofbrighton.org.

Genesee County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Dolomite Products Company, Inc. LeRoy Quarry Modification will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a permit application from Dolomite Products Company, Inc. to modify their existing Mined Lands Reclamation Permit for the Leroy Quarry. The modification includes the addition of 16 acres to the existing 143.5 acre Life-of-Mine (LOM) area to be used for a stockpile and storage area, and equipment storage. The additional acreage is adjacent to the entrance road to the facility. No other significant changes are proposed to operational activities, reclamation plans, production volumes, or vehicle trips, etc. at this mine other than the lateral expansion of the extent of the LOM. The project is located on Gulf Road in the Town of Leroy, New York.

Contact: David L Bimber, NYS DEC - Region 8 Headquarters, 6274 E Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, Phone: (585) 226-5401, E-mail: r8dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

Yates County - The Town of Jerusalem Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Finger Lakes Museum: Discovery Campus will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the re-use of a former elementary school as an education, research and community campus for The Finger Lakes Museum, in the Hamlet of Branchport, NY. The project site is a 13 acre parcel with a 17,000 square foot one story building. The project includes the renovation of that building and site improvements including:


  • Replace windows and doors and add some new doors
  • Replace Roof (Green Roof on a portion of the building)
  • Exterior Finishes & Porches


  • Re-establish vehicular entryway from SR54a
  • Removal of non-pervious bituminous asphalt and replacement with expanded pervious surface.
  • Waterfront Center with hand-carry boat-landing, storage, rest rooms and pavilion structure
  • Outdoor classroom areas
  • Storm water mitigation and interpretation
  • Sidewalks, landscaping, gardens and trails

The project is located at 3369 Guyanoga Road in Branchport, Town of Jerusalem, New York.

Contact: Elaine Nesbit, Town of Jerusalem, 3816 Italy Hill Rd. Branchport, NY 14418.

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