ENB - Region 4 Notices 10/10/2012
Delaware County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Brainard Bluestone Mine will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the applicant to modify an existing mined land reclamation permit for the mining of bluestone. The modification includes removing 11.5 acres (formerly Phase 2 and 3) from the Life-of-Mine limits, adding 6.9 acres to the Life-of-Mine limits, and adding 5 acres to the Life-of-Mine where the saw shop (previously approved) and access road (adjusted to match exact location) is located. The site has received coverage under the Stormwater SPDES General Permit and a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan is in place. The project is located on Silver Lake Road in the Town of Deposit, New York.
Contact: Martha A. Bellinger, NYS DEC - Region 4 Stamford Sub Office, 65561 State Highway 10, Stamford, NY 12167, Phone: (607) 652-7741, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Delaware County - The Delaware County Board of Supervisors, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Rehabilitation, Replacement, Modification and Expansion of the Delaware County Emergency Radio Communication System will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. Delaware County's existing emergency communications system is made up of 12 towers that are at the end of their useful life and are subject to repeated failures that affect the ability of the system to provide reliable emergency communications. The County proposes the design, property rights acquisition, construction, operation and maintenance of new or replacement 180 ± foot self-supporting communications towers (199 ± foot when including the County's antennas and/or lightning rod), on properties located in and around Delaware County for the purpose of the Rehabilitation, Replacement, Modification and Expansion of the Delaware County Emergency Radio Communications System. The sites are located in the Towns of: Shandaken, Hancock (two sites), Walton, Franklin, Andes, Sidney, Unadilla, Delhi (V), Stamford, Davenport (two sites), Colchester (two sites), Roxbury, Tompkins, Middletown, Rockland, Hamden, Meredith, and Deposit, new. The Replacement System is composed of nine sites, which are typically existing sites or replacement towers, which will keep the existing system functioning. The Modification System will consist of up to 12 additional sites that will modify and expand the system. This negative declaration covers the Replacement System and the overall project.
Contact: Richard Bell, Delaware County, 280 Phoebe Lane, Suite 3, Delhi, NY 13753, Phone: (607) 746-9600.
Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie Counties - The New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Preventive Maintenance, Hazardous Trees Removal Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposed project to address dead or dying or otherwise hazardous trees within or very near to the State Route right of way. The project is located along State Routes in the Counties of Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie, New York.
Contact: Steve Cammisa, NYS DOT, 44 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901, Phone: (607) 772-8488.