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ENB - Region 4 Notices 1/7/2015

Public Notice

Availability of the Draft Scope for the Environmental Impact Statement for the Modification of the Carver Sand and Gravel LLC Masick Mined Land Reclamation Permit.

DEC No. 4-4338-00004/00009

Middleburgh (T), Schoharie County

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed modification to the NYS DEC Mined Land Reclamation Permit for the proposed 49 acre expansion of the current 105 acre Masick Pit quarry (for a total proposed life of mine of 154 acres) may have a significant adverse impact on the environment (Positive Declaration) and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) must be prepared. In addition, NYS DEC will conduct a formal scoping process to receive public comments on the scope of the Draft EIS. A Draft Scoping Document has been prepared by the project sponsor and is currently being circulated for public comment. It is available on line at: http://www.griggs-lang.com/news.html, as well as the Positive Declaration, and at the following locations:

Middleburgh Library
323 Main Street
Middleburgh, NY 12122

Middleburgh Town Hall
143 Railroad Avenue
Middleburgh, NY 12122

NYS DEC - Region 4 Stamford Sub Office
Attention: Martha A. Bellinger
NYS Route 10
Stamford, NY 12167
Phone: (607) 652-7741

The written comments deadline has been extended to February 16, 2015.

Written comments on the draft scope will be accepted until the close of business on February 16, 2015.
Comments can be delivered by hand, or sent by regular mail, commercial delivery service, fax transmittal or e-mailed: dec.sm.dep.r4stamford or to the NYS DEC contact person listed below:

Contact: Martha A. Bellinger, NYS DEC - Region 4 Stamford Sub Office, Division of Environmental Permits, NYS Route 10, Stamford, NY 12167, Phone: (607) 652-7741, Fax (607) 652-3672, E-mail; dec.sm.dep.r4stamford.


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