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ENB - Region 6 Notices 3/9/2016

Public Notice

Draft Lake Durant, Eighth Lake and Limekiln Lake Campgrounds Unit Management Plan

The public is invited to comment on three draft unit management plans, which will guide management of the Lake Durant, Eighth Lake and Limekiln Lake Campgrounds for the next 5 years. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) will consider all public comments as it finalizes the management plans for the campgrounds. The Campgrounds are located in Hamilton and Herkimer Counties.

The Draft Unit Management Plans for each campground is posted on the NYS DEC web under their respective Campground page at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/7825.html.

Copies of the draft plans are also available on computer disc and may be obtained by calling (518) 457-2500.

NYS DEC will host a public availability session to receive public input on the draft plans and answer questions about campground management on March 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Raquette Lake Union Free School, 115 Route 28, Raquette Lake, NY 13436.

Public comment on the draft Campground UMPs will be accepted through April 8th, 2015, and can be submitted by mail or email to: NYS DEC - Division of Operations, Bureau of Recreation, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-5253, E-mail: campinfo@dec.ny.gov

Contact: Josh Houghton, NYS DEC - Division of Operations, Bureau of Recreation, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-5253, Phone: (518) 457-2500, E-mail: campinfo@dec.ny.gov


Negative Declaration

Jefferson County - The Village of Adams, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water System Improvements Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Village of Adams has experienced significant water shortages in late summer months and has issued mandatory water conservation notices and even water emergencies. Over the past several years, the Village has explored various areas seeking additional water sources and has found four specific targeted areas. The Village of Adams Water System Improvements Project includes the installation of four (4) additional water source wells, three (3) on the Village's Countryview Well Site and one (1) on the Village's Route 11 Well Site. New water main will connect the new water source wells to the existing treatment buildings at each site. Improvements and upgrades to each treatment building will be completed to accommodate the new wells. The project will also include various water main replacements and improvements to existing water mains that are in poor condition as well as coating repairs to the Village's two elevated water storage towers. The project is located in the Village of Adams, New York.

Contact: Dustin Clark, 443 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool, NY 13088, Phone: (315) 457-5200, E-mail: dclark@bartonandloguidice.com.


Notice of Acceptance of Final GEIS

Oneida County - The City of Utica, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Harbor Point Redevelopment. The Final GEIS is available from the City of Utica Department of Urban and Economic Development, 1 Kennedy Plaza, Utica, NY 13502 and on line at: http://uticaharborpoint.org/.

The action involves the implementation of the Utica Harbor Master Plan which consists of the relocation of the NYS Canal Corporation Operations (including the closure of Dredge Spoils Area-1; infrastructure and road improvements; the replacement of harbor walls and the Public/Private build-out of the Harbor Point Redevelopment Plan. The project is located Utica Harbor on the Barge Canal in the City of Utica, New York.

Contact: Brian Thomas, City of Utica, 1 Kennedy Plaza, Utica, NY 13502, Phone: (315) 792-0181, E-mail: bthomas@city of Utica.com.


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