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ENB - Region 9 Notices 5/1/2013

Negative Declaration

Cattaraugus County - The New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Water Supply Protection, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed West Valley Crystal Water Company - Proposed Reconstruction of Water System will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The West Valley Crystal Water Company system consists of three springs located in the hills south of the hamlet of West Valley in north central Cattaraugus County, two storage reservoirs and a distribution system comprised of miscellaneous materials and sizes and is nearly 100 years old. Some piping is above ground, or near the surface and vulnerable to breakage from frost. There are no meters on the customer services and some service laterals have no shut-off valves. Hydrants that are used for flushing the system are inoperable and there are no blow-off or flushing valves installed on the dead end mains. Each spring source has its own transmission main transporting water directly to a building containing the reservoirs. In October of 2006, the Cattaraugus County Health Department found that surface water was seeping into the springs resulting in a risk of contamination. The Surface Water Treatment Rule and NYS Sanitary Code require the proposed filtration in addition to the proposed disinfection for springs directly influenced by surface water or the abandonment of the spring sources. The West Valley Crystal Water Company is seeking financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) to reconstruct the entire water system including replacement of storage, distribution mains, and either providing filtration for the existing springs or the development of new well sources to bring the system into compliance with current standards and regulations. The project is located in the Hamlet of West Valley, Town of Ashford, Cattaraugus County, NY.

Contact: Michael J. Montysko, Design Section, NYS DOH, Bureau of Water Supply Protection, Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower Room 1135, Albany, NY 12237; Phone: (518) 402-7676, E-mail: bwsp@health.ny.gov .


Positive Declaration

Erie County - The Town of Orchard Park Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Forest Creek Part 2B may have a significant impact on the environment and that a Draft Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared. The Forest Creek Part 2B is a proposal to develop sixteen single-family homes upon 13.52 ± acres of vacant land located off of Norwood Lane, Zoned R-1. The project is located on vacant land off of Norwood Lane, Orchard Park, NY 14127.

Contact: Remy C. Orffeo, S4295 South Buffalo Street, Orchard Park, NY 14127; Phone: (716) 662-6432 ext. 2202, Fax: (716) 209-0009, E-mail: opplanning@orchardparkny.org .


Notice of Acceptance of Draft GEIS and Public Hearing

Erie County - The Town of Sardinia Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Tri-County Business Park: Phase 1 Hutchinson Road Townhomes. A public hearing on the Draft GEIS will be held on May 15, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sardinia Town Hall, 12320 Savage Road, Sardinia, NY 14134. Written comments on the Draft GEIS will be accepted until May 25, 2013. The Draft GEIS is available at Sardinia Town Hall, 12320 Savage Road, Sardinia, NY 14134; or on-line at: www.erie.gov/sardinia. The proposed action involves the construction of a 13-unit townhouse subdivision on approximately 3.8 acres located on Hutchinson Road in the Town of Sardinia. This action is the first phase of development of the Tri-County Business Park. The proposal includes the construction of three buildings, parking areas, an associated private sewage treatment and disposal system, and a private water system. The project is located on Route 16 / Hutchinson Road, Town of Sardinia, NY.

Contact: Robert Hill, Town of Sardinia Planning Board, 12320 Savage Road, Sardinia, NY 14134; Phone: (716) 496-8900.


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