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ENB - Region 3 Notices 6/29/2016

Public Notice

Draft Kenneth L. Wilson Campground Unit Management Plan

The public is invited to comment on the Draft Kenneth L. Wilson Unit Management Plan, which will guide management of the Kenneth L. Wilson Campground for the next 10 years. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) will consider all public comments as it finalizes the management plan for the campground. The Campground is located in the Town of Woodstock, Ulster County, New York.

The Draft Unit Management Plan for the Kenneth L. Wilson Campground is posted on the NYS DEC web page at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/24472.html.
Copies of the draft plan 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 plan and answer questions about campground management on July 14, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Kenneth L. Wilson Campground Pavilion, 859 Wittenberg Road, Mt. Tremper, NY 12457.

Public comment on the Draft Kenneth L. Wilson Campground UMP will be accepted through July 30th, 2016, and can be submitted by mail or email to the contact listed below.

Contact: Josh Houghton, NYS DEC - Division of Operations, Bureau of Recreation, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-5253, Email: campinfo@dec.ny.gov.


Negative Declaration

Ulster County - The Town of Marbletown Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed McClatchy/Weiss Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a two lot minor subdivision of 8.09 acres which would create Lot 1 consisting of 3.02 acres and Lot 2 consisting of 5.07 acres. The project is located at 262 County Road 2 in Accord, Town of Marbletown, New York.

Contact: Richard Lanzarone, Town of Marbletown, P.O. Box 217, Stone Ridge, NY 12484, Phone: (845) 687-7500 extension 171, E-mail: planning@marbletown.net.


Westchester County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Pocantico Hills Pond Dam will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the applicant to create a 1.17 acre clay lined pond via excavation and the construction of a 14.6 feet tall, 143 feet long earthen dam. The excavated materials will be used on-site for the construction of the dam with the excess materials being used to level/grade a portion of the parcel to be used as a playfield area. The pond is being created for enhanced ecoscaping and recreation within the combined properties of the applicant and will require an Article 15, Dam Safety. Permit from the Department. The project is located at 591 Bedford Road in the Town of Mount Pleasant., New York.

Contact: Jonathan Stercho, NYS DEC - Region 3 Office, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561, Phone: (845) 256-3096, E-mail: DEP.R3@dec.ny.gov.


Positive Declaration and Notice of Public Comment Period

Dutchess County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Wingdale Materials, LLC Proposed Surface Mine Expansion may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The Draft Scoping document is available for inspection at the NYS DEC - Region 3 Office, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, New York and the Town of Dover Town Hall, 126 East Duncan Hill Road, Dover Plains, NY. Comments on the Draft Scope will be accepted by the contact person listed below until July 28, 2016.

The action involves a proposal by the applicant, Wingdale Materials, LLC, to develop a 150 acre surface quarry on 650 acres controlled by the applicant. The mine site property comprising 475 acres is located on the southern side of Pleasant Ridge Road in Wingdale, Town of Dover, New York. The proposed surface quarry would be located on the 475 acre mine property, west of the existing material processing operation and above and to the west of the existing underground and surface processing area. The proposed action will add 150.1 surface acres to the existing life of mine area resulting in a total of approximately 219.6 acres. The proposed 150 acre surface quarry will be conducted in 4 phases, moving east-to-west and away from the existing surface processing operation. Blasting will be conducted in the proposed surface quarry to created benches approximately 50 feet in height and 62.5 feet in width. Material processing will continue as currently permitted; the primary crusher will remain within the subsurface operations. Material from the surface quarry will be delivered to the primary crusher via stope holes that will connect the surface quarry to the subsurface operation. Reclamation of the mined area will consist of grading and placement of topsoil and reseeding with perennial vegetation in order to create open space, meadow/pastureland and an 89.5 acre lake.

Contact: Joseph R. Murray, NYS DEC - Region 3 Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561, Phone: (845) 256-3040, E-mail: DEP.R3@dec.ny.gov.


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