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ENB - Region 9 Notices 10/21/2015

Public Notice

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from Near Dingens, LLC for a site known as the 837 Bailey Avenue, site ID #C915298. This site is located in the City of Buffalo, within the County of Erie, and is located at 837 Bailey Avenue. Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than November 20, 2015. A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at the document repository located at the Erie County Library, Dudley Branch, 2010 South Park Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14220. Information regarding the site and how to submit comments can be found at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/60058.html or send comments to: Jaspal Walia, NYS DEC - Region 9 Office, Division of Environmental Remediation, 270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203, Phone: (716) 851-7220, E-mail: Jaspal.Walia@dec.ny.gov.

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Negative Declaration

Niagara County - The Town of Wheatfield Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Bridgestone APM Company: Polyurethane Foam Seat Industrial Facility will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the development of a parcel approximately 12 acres in size located on Inducon Drive West in the Vantage International Point Industrial Park, Hamlet of Sanborn, Town of Wheatfield, New York. The development consists of an industrial facility that manufactures polyurethane foam seats. The site is zoned as light industrial, and is located within an established industrial park. The first phase of the project is scheduled to be the construction of an approximately 65,000 square foot facility that will employ approximately 60 employees. The second phase is intended to expand the building to 130,000 square feet within 10 years, employing approximately 90 employees. The assessment of potential impacts took into consideration projected full build out at 130,000 square feet.

Contact: Timothy J. Zuber, Town of Wheatfield, 375 Essjay Road, Willamsville, NY 14221, Phone: (716) 68-0766, E-mail: tzuber@wd-ae.com.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft SEIS and Public Hearing

Chautauqua County - The Town of Arkwright, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Arkwright Summit Wind Farm. A public hearing on the Draft SEIS will be held on November 4, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at the Town of Arkwright Town Highway Garage, 9531 Center Road, Fredonia, NY 14063. Written comments on the Draft SEIS will be accepted until November 14, 2015. The Draft SEIS is available at the Town of Arkwright Town Hall, 9543 Center Road, Fredonia, NY 14063 and on line at: http://www.edprnorthamerica.com/farms/regulatory-permitting-information.

The Arkwright Summit Wind Farm will be a wind energy generation facility that will include 36 wind turbines, with a total anticipated nameplate generating capacity of 78.6 megawatts (MW). The largest wind turbines presently being considered for the project are the Vestas V-110 wind turbines, which have a total height of 150 meters (492 feet). In addition to the turbines, the project includes construction and operation of 1 permanent meteorological tower, approximately 12.4 miles of gravel access roads, approximately 18 miles of underground (buried) electrical collection lines and communication cables, an operations and maintenance (O&M) facility, a 5.9 mile overhead Generator Lead line, and a substation and associated point of interconnection (POI) switchyard. In addition to the permanent components of the project, the project will require a temporary laydown yard and construction work space.

The project is located in the Town of Arkwright, New York.

Contact: Town Clerk, Town of Arkwright, 3381 Tarbox Road, Cassadaga, NY 14718, Phone: (716) 595-2175, E-mail: twatc4@gmail.com.


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