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ENB - Region 7 Notices 4/10/2013

Negative Declaration

Chenango County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed East Afton Quarry will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a new application submitted by Syracuse Sand and Gravel for mining bluestone from a new 30 acre life-of-mine facility previously permitted for exploratory mining. Approximately 12.2 acres of the parcel are currently affected by mining activity. Typical mining operations for bluestone including sawing, blasting and crushing is not expected to significantly impact natural resources. Reclamation of mined areas will include stable rock faces and re-vegetation of clover and rye grasses. The project is located at 439 East Afton Road in Bainbridge, New York.

Contact: Joseph M Dlugolenski, NYS DEC - Region 7 Cortland Sub-Office, 1285 Fisher Ave, Cortland, NY 13045, Phone: (607)753-3095, E-mail: dep.r7@dec.ny.gov.


Tompkins County - The Town of Danby Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed West Danby Water District Improvement Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves improvements to the water supply, storage and distribution system serving the Hamlet of West Danby. The improvements will consist of the construction of a new water tank on town-owned land off Sylvan lane adjacent to an existing deficient water tank, replacement of inaccurate water meters, installation of flushing hydrants in the distribution system and leak detection and repair. The project is located throughout the Hamlet of West Danby in the Town of Danby, New York.

Contact: Fredric Dietrich, Town of Danby, 1830 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, Phone: (607) 277-4788.


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