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ENB - Region 7 Notices 9/19/2012

Negative Declaration

Broome County - The Town of Chenango Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law #2 entitled Town of Chenango Road Preservation Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of Local Law #2 with the purpose to maintain the safety and general welfare of Town residents by regulating high impact commercial activities that have the potential to adversely impact roads and property. Well maintained roads are important to the economic well being of the Town. Construction, maintenance and operation of high impact commercial endeavors (e.g. timber harvesting, mining, natural gas drilling, wind energy facilities and telecommunication facilities) can be economically beneficial. This Law is not intended to regulate such endeavors, but the intent is to protect the Town roads and property from damage from such endeavors that typically require high frequency use of heavy equipment with heavy loads. It is the intent of this law to insure that the Town's roads are not damaged or harmed to the overall detriment of the Town by a few individual users who utilize the roads in a manner that causes extraordinary deterioration to the roads. The project is located throughout the Town of Chenango, New York.

Contact: Hal Snopek, Town of Chenango, 1529 NYS Route 12, Binghamton, NY 13901, Phone: (607) 647-4809.

Cayuga County - The Town of Aurelius Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Cayuga Marketing Dairy Ingredients Processing Facility will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of an approximately 108,000 square foot dairy ingredients processing plant capable of processing 1,800,000 pounds of raw milk per day into dried milk ingredients. Cream and Liquid Permeate would remain in liquid form and would be transported off site for further processing by others.

The project also includes construction of a truck scale which is a covered structure for weighing tanker trucks, a pump station, screening device, flow equalization tank, ph neutralization, DAF unit, flow monitoring device and sampling station and a waste water pretreatment Plant.

The project is located off Eagle Drive in the Town of Aurelius, New York.

Contact: Kevin Ellis, Cayuga Marketing, LLC, P.O. Box 241, Aurora, NY 13026, Phone: (315) 364-0070.

Tompkins County - The City of Ithaca Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Cascadilla Landing - Housing will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the redevelopment of a 7.8 acre site currently containing Johnson Boatyard and associated buildings, and five one story metal buildings. The proposed project is mixed-use and commercial/retail with 11 three story townhouses and 3 duplexes, totaling 39,800 gross square feet, 4 five story
buildings with a total of 160-185 units with 262,000 gross square feet, including 4,000-5,000 gross square feet of commercial space located on the ground and upper floors. Site development will require the demolition of 4 of the existing buildings, removal of all paving and internal vegetation, removal of an existing fuel tank, the possible relocation of New York State Electric and Gas (NYSEG) power lines and removal and rebuilding of the existing seawall along the entire length of the property and the construction of 109-115 boat slips. The project is located at 101 Pier Road in the City of Ithaca, New York.

Contact: Lisa Nichols, City of Ithaca, 108 East Green Street, Ithaca, NY 14850, Phone: (607) 274-6557, E-mail: lnichola@cityofithca.org.

Tompkins County - The Town of Enfield, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Site Plan Review Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal to adopt a local law for site planning guidelines and review procedures for future projects that have the potential to produce local or intercommunity impacts due to their size, nature, density, or due to the construction methods utilized or related land use impacts. More specifically, projects that will generally trigger site planning under this proposed local law include: (i) commercial or industrial uses or structures over 10,000 square feet; (ii) the construction of three or more dwelling units on one parcel; (iii) the expansion of any non-agricultural structure by over 5,000 square feet; (iv) a project that includes the excavation, grading, or filling of one or more acres for non-agricultural purposes; (v) the construction of any tower more than 100 feet above ground level; and (vi) land disturbance activities located within a wetland, a mapped flood plain, or a designated or identified Critical Environmental Area (CEA) or Unique Natural Areas (UNA). The project is located throughout the Town of Enfield, New York.

Contact: Alice Linton, Town of Enfield, 168 Enfield Main Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, Phone: (607) 273-8256, E-mail: enfieldclerk@hotmail.com.

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