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ENB - Region 3 Notices 7/15/2015

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Village of Pawling, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Pawling Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Upgrade Amended Site Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an upgrade of the existing municipal WWTP located at 37 Corbin Road in the Village of Pawling, New York, just south of the Town/Village boundary on a 8.1 acre. The upgrade is necessary due to the age and limited useful life of the existing WWTP, inflow and infiltration problems during wet weather flows, and the plant's inability to comply with the current New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) State Pollution Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit. The project will increase the plant's treatment capacity from 320,000 gpd to 750,000 gpd. All proposed disturbance for the originally reviewed project was located within the existing fenced area of the site. The amended site plan now includes a total of 2.7 acres of disturbance. Disturbance outside of the fenced area is mostly lawn area, with 0.3 acre of disturbance that involves removal of trees. The proposed improvements include but are not limited to an upgrade to the influent pump station; a new head works and equipment to remove screenings and grit and also provide flow splitting; a new Sequencing Batch Reactor treatment system; tertiary filtration replacement; additional digestor capacity and a switch to an aerobic/anoxic digestion process, solids dewatering, new ultraviolet disinfection and reaeration equipment; and demolition and re-piping of existing facilities as necessary. The proposed upgrade will result in more efficient and sustainable handling of sanitary sewage waste and will allow for come increase in treatment capacity.

Contact: Jennifer Osborn, Village of Pawling, 6 Memorial Avenue, Pawling, NY 12564, Phone: (845) 855-1122, E-mail: josborn@villageofpawling.org.


Orange County - The Town Board of the Town of Warwick, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Local Law No. 2 of 2015 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a Local Law amending the Town Zoning Law to modify the Town's Lighting, Sign, Supplementary, Site Plan, Special Use Permit, and Use Regulations. The Local Law adds new uses to the Table of Use Requirements, allowing commercial solar energy systems in the Rural Zoning District, a Motor Vehicle Laundry in the Community Business (CB) Zoning District, and an educational use for the Office and Industrial Park Zoning District. The Local Law provides for greater flexibility in the lighting of commercial signs, and provides modifications to the Lighting Regulations that recognize consistent lighting between and among adjacent commercial uses. In addition to the commercial solar energy system use in the Rural District, the Local Law encourages residential solar energy installations in the Town. The project is located throughout the Town of Warwick, New York.

Contact: Michael Sweeton, Town of Warwick, 132 Kings Highway, Warwick, NY 10990, Phone: (845) 986-1124, E-mail: supervi@warwick.net.


Sullivan County - The Town of Liberty Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Congregation Iched Anash will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a Special Use Permit and Site Plan Approval for a change of use from existing resort hotel use to a summer camp. The project is located 1626 Briscoe Road in Swan Lake, Town of Liberty, New York.

Contact: Lynn Dowe, Town of Liberty, 120 North Main Street, Liberty, NY 12754, Phone: (845) 292-8511, E-mail: lynndowe@wildblue.net.


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