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ENB - Region 4 Notices 6/1/2016

Positive Declaration

Greene County - The Greene County Legislature, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed New Greene County Jail may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the construction a new 130 bed County Jail with administration and operations spaces for the County Sheriff on 50 acres of land located on Route 9W on the Town of Coxsackie, New York, immediately south of Coxsackie State Correctional Facility to replace the existing County Jail located in Catskill. The existing County Jail is over 100 years old and inadequate to meet the needs of Greene County and current standards. The New County Jail will include approximately 84,000 square feet of floor area incorporating a public entrance, visitation area, central command, Sheriff and jail administration and staff spaces, intake/release/transport area with vehicle sally port, medical area, mechanical and maintenance spaces, food service, and inmate housing areas with recreational yards. The project involves extension of utility services to the site, including electricity, natural gas and telecommunications as well as public water and sewer services from the Village of Coxsackie. Site improvements will include roads, parking and stormwater management.

Contact: Warren Hart, Greene County, 411 Main Street, Catskill, NY 12414, Phone: (518) 719-3290, E-mail:

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