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ENB - Region 8 Notices 2/10/2016

Negative Declaration

Livingston County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Sanders Estate Avon Pit will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal to re-establish a 68.7 acre sand and gravel mine in a previously mined site on a 121 acre property. The site would be mined by bulldozer, excavators and trucks along with material processing by portable crushing and screening equipment. No washing operations or other consumption of water is proposed. The proposed hours of operation are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday with no operation on Sunday or legal holidays. The proposed reclamation includes two ponds totaling approximately 14. 7 acres, with the remainder of the site to be reclaimed as vegetated open space. The project is located on the west side of Oak Openings Road approximately 1 mile north of the intersection with NYS Route 5 and 20 in the Town of Avon, New York.

Contact: Scott Sheeley, NYS DEC, Region 8 Office, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, Phone: (585) 226-5382, E-mail: DEP.R8@dec.ny.gov.


Wayne County - The Village of Clyde, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Clyde Erie Canal Trail Transportation Enhancements Program (TEP) Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a shared use (pedestrian and bicycle) stone dust surface trail 5,185 feet (.98 miles) in length along the north side of the Erie Canal terminating in the Town of Galen at the existing driveway connection to Route 31. The trail will be constructed with 6 inches of crushed stone place on geotextile fabric, The crushed stone base will be topped with 2 inches of stone dust, which will be compacted to form a hard, smooth and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant surface. Other improvements include the purchase of 4 benches and 3 historical interpretive signs, which will be installed at several points along the trail; the installation of a short trail spur boardwalk on helical piers to connect the south end of Sibley Road with the trail and the construction of a short, stone dust trail spur connecting the recently constructed sidewalk east of AA Technologies. The trail will be located from State Route 31 in the Town of Galen to Sodus Street in the Village of Clyde and the New York.

Contact: Gerald Fremouw, Village of Clyde, 6 South Park Street, Clyde, NY 14433, Phone: (315) 923-3971, E-mail: mayor@clydeny.com.


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