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ENB - Region 4 Notices 9/5/2012

Negative Declaration

Albany County - The City of Albany Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed American Tire Distributors Warehouse will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposal by the applicant to construct a warehouse for American Tire Distributors. This will require the demolition of an existing 43,392 square foot building. The proposed building will be a 120,660 ± square foot warehouse with a 4,340 ± square foot office space in a 125,000 square foot building for use as a tire storage and related product warehouse. A loading area for trucks and automobile parking for 41 cars is provided. Approximately 35 workers will be located in this facility. American Tire Distributors has been in business since 1935 and delivers tires and other tools and supplies to tire, wheel and automotive service retailers. To serve areas they require distribution centers in close proximity to permit rapid product delivery. American Tire Distributors has 98 Regional Warehouses with over 9.9 Million square feet, 3 National Mixing Warehouses, over 800 Delivery Vehicles, stocks over 40,000 different products and serves over 60,000 Customer. The project is located at 55 Commerce Avenue in the City of Albany, New York.

Contact: Bradley Glass, City of Albany, 200 Henry Johnson Boulevard, Albany, NY 12210, Phone: (518) 445-0754, E-mail: glassb@ci.albany.ny.us.


Albany County - The New Scotland Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law C of the Year 2012 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an amendment to the Town of New Scotland Zoning Laws. It limits the size of retail or wholesale buildings in the Commercial District to a gross leasable area of 50,000 square feet and limits the total of all retail/wholesale buildings on a parcel to 100,000 grow leasable square feet. The proposed local law is intended to bring the Town's Zoning Law into conformance with the Town's 1994 Comprehensive Land Use Plan, which provides that "large regionally drawing commercial operations" may be excluded from the Commercial Zone. The project is located throughout the Commercial Zone of the Town of New Scotland, New York.

Contact: Thomas E. Dolin. 2029 New Scotland Road, Slingerlands, NY 12159, Phone: (518) 439-4889.


Delaware County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Seward Sand and Gravel Inc., Rider Pit will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the addition of 5 acres to an existing 24 acre life of mine, for a new life of mine area of 29 acres. The project is located on the South side of State Route 23, east of County Route 10 in Davenport, New York.

Contact: Nancy M Baker, NYS DEC - Region 4, 1130 North Westcott Road, Schenectady NY 12306, Phone: (518) 357-2452, E-mail: nmbaker@gw.dec.state.ny.us.


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