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ENB - Region 8 Notices 1/20/2016

Negative Declaration

Oneida County - The Village of Vernon, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves various upgrades to the existing WWTP including headworks screening and grit removal process improvements, new aeration tank influent weir control box, retrofitting of the existing aeration tanks to increase the usable aeration volume, a new 50-foot diameter secondary clarifier, new return sludge pumps, new UV disinfection system and high flow effluent pump station, installation of a screw press for on-site sludge dewatering, new generator, new blowers, diffusers, and underground air piping, renovations of the controls/headworks building, miscellaneous building upgrades such as painting, roof replacement, and HVAC upgrades, and miscellaneous site work such as driveway repairs and drainage improvements. The project is located at 40 Van Epps Street in the Village of Vernon, New York.

Contact: Gerald Seymour Jr., Village of Vernon, 8 Ruth Street, P.O. Box 1137, Vernon, NY 13476, Phone: (315) 829-2777, E-mail:

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