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ENB - Region 9 Notices 8/7/2013

Public Notice

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has determined that site ID #915167 the Fourth Street MGP Site, may be deleted from the New York State Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites. This site is located at 43 Carolina Street, Buffalo, NY. Submit comments no later than September 8, 2013 online at: www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/60063.html or send to Vivek Nattanmai, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7017, Phone: (518) 402-9814.

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Negative Declaration

Chautauqua County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Removal of Undesirable Understory Ferns and American Beech on Chautauqua RA #7, Boutwell Hill State Forest, Stands 22, 29 and 30, Site Preparation will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the herbicide application to Hay-scented fern and American beech. This will allow the natural regeneration of desirable tree species such as Red maple, Sugar maple and Black cherry. The herbicide application is the only practical method of control in this forested setting. The action will involve a foliar and injection/frill application taking place on 58 acres. The Chautauqua RA #7, Boutwell Hill State Forest, Stands 22, 29 and 30 is located off of Arab Hill Forest Road in the Town of Charlotte,New York.

Contact: Keith Carrow, NYS DEC - Region 9 Lake Erie Fisheries Unit, Division of Lands and Forests, 178 Point Drive North, Dunkirk, NY 14048, Phone: (716) 363-2052.


Erie County - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Big Six Mile Creek Marina Reconstruction will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a substantial reconstruction of the marina facilities including the removal of approximately 11,150 square feet of fixed wood and steel pile docks; replacement with 13,450 square feet of floating docks anchored with helical rods; installation of 2 floating fishing docks; maintenance dredging to restore 6.5 foot water depth in boating areas; reconstruction of the paved and turf upland vehicle use area, the marina building, onsite sanitary septic systems, some shoreline stabilization and restoration of upland native plantings; a new 40 foot pedestrian bridge across the creek to the far side of the park and some new fisherman trails. The project is located at the Big Sixmile Creek Marina, 3218 Whitehaven Road in Grand Island, New York.

Contact: Karen Terbush, NYS OPRHP, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12238, Phone: (518) 474-8765, E-mail: Karen.Terbush@parks.ny.gov.


Erie County - The Town of Lancaster, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Amendment to the Town of Lancaster Zoning Code - Light Industrial District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a Local Law amending the Town of Lancaster Zoning Code to clarify permitted uses in the Light Industrial District. Specifically, the proposed Local Law clarifies that the permitted use of manufacturing of "panels, sheets, tubes and rods, machining, extrusion, casting" includes, but is not limited to, manufacturing, fabrication, construction, assembly and finishing of cases and containers made of metal, plastic and other materials, and activities and processes that are incidental for any of the foregoing. The project is located throughout the Town of Lancaster, New York.

Contact: John M. Dudziak, Town of Lancaster, 21 Central Avenue, Lancaster, NY 14086, Phone: (716) 684-3342.


Wyoming County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Quakertown Road Gravel Mine will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the mining of approximately 9.6 acres of a 52 acre site. A new haul road is also proposed to be constructed to provide access to Quakertown Road. The proposed haul road will encompass an additional 0.7 acre. Planned equipment includes front end loaders, a portable screen, a crusher, and dump trucks. The screen and the crusher both have a capacity of 150 tons/hour. The mining operation will be a surface unconsolidated mine for sand and gravel. The reclamation objective is agricultural land. The project is located on Quakertown Road in Orangeville, New York.

Contact: Lisa Porter, NYS DEC - Region 9 Headquarters, 270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203, Phone: (716)851-7165, E-mail: dep.r9@dec.ny.gov.


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