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ENB - Region 7 Notices 2/18/2015

Negative Declaration

Onondaga County - The Town of LaFayette Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Town of LaFayette Agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption by the Town of LaFayette Agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan, this plan identifies a number of actions that might be taken to preserve and protect the community's agricultural resources. The plan reinforces the large and important economic, social and open space values of farmland. The project is located throughout the Town of LaFayette, New York, except in the industrial and business areas, with impacts over 85% of the Town.

Contact: William McConnell, Town of LaFayette, 2577 Route 11, P.O. Box 193, LaFayette, NY 13084, Phone: (315) 677-3674.


Oswego County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Island Road Pit Expansion will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the applicant to renew and expand an existing 36.3 acre surface sand and gravel mine by 19 acres within a 101.8 acre parcel of land. Also included in the application is a reduction of the existing Life of Mine (LOM) by .40 acres resulting in a proposed 54.9 acre LOM. The project site is on the applicant's property located on Island Road south of County Route 45 in the Town of Palermo, New York. Excavation will continue to be done by mechanical equipment, standard for sand and gravel mining operations. Material will be stockpiled for use in the reclamation plan. Final reclamation will restore the site to agricultural fields. The reviewed LOM area is 54.9 acres.

Contact: Elizabeth Tracy, NYS DEC - Region 7 Office, 615 Erie Boulevard West, Syracuse, NY 13204, Phone: (315) 426-7488, E-mail: DEP.R7@dec.ny.gov.


Tompkins County - The Village of Dryden Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Poets Landing Phase II will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of 48 apartment units on a 10.2 acre parcel immediately west of the existing 72 apartment units (Phase I). Phase II includes parking, lighting and stormwater mitigation improvements. The project is located on Freeville Road (NYS Route 38 in the Village of Dryden, New York.

Contact: Abby Homer, Village of Dryden, 16 South Street, P.O. Box 820, Dryden, NY 13053, Phone: (607) 844-8122, E-mail: info@dryden-ny.org.


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