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ENB - Region 5 Notices 2/11/2015

Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

County: Essex

Applicant: Estate of Grace M. DeMacy / Michelle Inkel, executrix

Office: Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: Susan Parker

APA Project Number: 2014-0144

Project Title: Estate of Grace M. DeMacy

Location: Springfield Road and east shore of the West Branch Ausable River in the Town of Wilmington, New York.

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: February 26, 2015

Project Description: The project involves a four lot wetland subdivision of 26.38 ± acres creating a 23.21 ± acre vacant lot which contains all the wetlands and river frontage, and three non-wetland lots ranging in size from 1.00 ± to 1.09 ± acres in size, each developed with an existing single family dwelling. No new land use and development on the vacant lot is proposed at this time.


County: Warren

Applicant: National Grid

Contact for this Project: Tracy Miller
National Grid
1 Apollo Drive
Glens Falls, NY 12801

Office: Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone:
(518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: Devan Korn

APA Project Number: 2014-0166

Project Title: National Grid Pole Replacement and Installation

Location: NYS Route 9L and Barthel Lane in the Town of Queensbury, New York

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: February 26, 2015

Project Description: The replacement of 41 utility poles and the installation of 25 new utility poles within the Route 9L right-of-way and a utility right-of-way on Barthel Lane in the Town of Queensbury. The new or replacement utility poles will not exceed 40 feet in height from existing grades. There will be minimal vegetative cutting along the road right-of-ways to undertake the project. The replacement of structure 213, located on 9L near the intersection of Stevenson Road, involves wetlands. The replacement of four existing structures and the installation of two new structures along Barthel Lane will also involve wetlands. Impacts to wetlands will be mitigated as part of the project.


Negative Declaration

Washington County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Higgins Gravel Pit Expansion will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the applicant to expand their existing 3.5 ± acre sand and gravel mine by 4.0 ± acres, for a total Life of Mine of 7.5 ± acres. The mine is located on the west side of County Route 49, approximately 2 miles north of its intersection with NYS Route 29 in Greenwich, New York. The mine will continue to operate as a traditional surface opening extraction with material removed by mechanical excavation and processing by screening. Mining below the water table is proposed with a final reclamation objective for the site being a 5.0 ± acre pond.

Contact: Beth A. Magee, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation - Region 5 Warrensburg Sub Office, 232 Golf Course Road, Warrensburg, NY 12885, Phone: (518) 623-1281, E-mail: DEP.R5@dec.ny.gov.


Positive Declaration, Notice of Acceptance of Draft SEIS and Public Hearing

Saratoga County - The Town Board of the Town of Malta, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the Luther Forest Technology Campus Planned Development District (PDD) Proposed Amendments. A public hearing on the Draft SEIS will be held on March 2, 2015 at 6:40 p.m. at the Town Hall of the Town of Malta, 2540 Route 9, Malta, New York 12020. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until March 16, 2015. The Draft SEIS is available from the Town Hall of the Town of Malta, 2540 Route 9, Malta, New York 12020 and on line at: www.town-malta.org.

The action involves a joint request from Luther Forest Technology Campus Economic Development Corporation and GLOBALFOUNDRIES, US INC., that certain amendments be made to the PDD legislation in the Towns of Malta and Stillwater in order to change limitations on uses in development areas, expansion of some of the uses and definitions within the PDD, eliminate restrictions on payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOT) agreements within the zone, and alter some of the subdivision, noise, and site plan restrictions in order to achieve parity with other neighboring zones. The project is located at 400 Stone Break Road Extension in portions of the Town of Malta and Town of Stillwater, New York

Contact: Anthony Tozzi, Town of Malta, 2540 Route 9, Malta, NY 12020, Phone: (518) 899-2685, E-mail: planningdir@malta-town.org.


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