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ENB - Region 4 Notices 6/29/2016

Negative Declaration

Delaware County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Site Preparation to Establish Forest Regeneration, Delaware RA #9, Beal's Pond State Forest, Stands A-23, A-25, A-31, A-32, A-34, A-40 and A-41 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the application of registered herbicides to undesirable woody and herbaceous plants (beech and striped maple seedlings/saplings and New York and hay-scented fern) on 88 acres of State forest to create conditions suitable for seed germination and the establishment of desirable (commercial) timber species. The abundance of these undesirable plant species present on the site are growing at a density that interferes with the development of desirable forest regeneration. Herbicide application is the most effective way to eliminate undesirable plant species that interfere with the development of desirable forest regeneration. The project is located in the Delaware RA #9, Beal's Pond State Forest, Stands A-23, A-25, A-31, A-32, A-34, A-40 and A-41 in the Town of Masonville, New York.

Contact: Nathan Funk, NYS DEC - Region 4 Stamford Sub Office, Division of Lands and Forests, 65561 State Road 10, Stamford, NY 12167, Phone: (607) 652-3694.


Greene County - The Greene County Legislature, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Catskill Waterfront Walkway Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a 0.94 mile walking path in the Village of Catskill nearby and along the Catskill Creek, Water Street, and West Bridge Street, from the Uncle Sam Bridge (Bridge Street) to the former Catskill Mountain Railway Bridge. The walkway will incorporate improved walking surfaces, lighting, and landscaping to establish a cohesive and easily recognizable public space. The project implements a priority recommendation of the Catskill Downtown and Waterfront Revitalization Strategy, and the Downtown and Waterfront Enhancements Plan. The project is located in the Village of Catskill, New York, along the Catskill Creek, Lower Water Street and West Main Street.

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


Montgomery County - The Village of Fultonville, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water System Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves water well improvements and the installation of distribution water mains and appurtenances. The project is located in the Village of Fultonville, New York.

Contact: Robert Headwell, Village of Fultonville, 10 Erie Street, Fultonville, NY 12072, Phone: (518) 853-3815.


Otsego County - The Town of Worcester, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 2016 Worcester Water Well Relocation Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the drilling of two new wells 70 feet in depth at a production rate of 110 GPM each, and total production of 220 GPM. The project also calls for the expansion of the current treatment system to properly address filtration demands. Improvements to comply with New York State Department of Health regulations for water under the influence of surface water. The relocation of the wells will eliminate the surface water threat. The project is located on Park Street in the Town of Worcester, New York.

Contact: Aaron House, Town of Worcester, 26 South Hill Rd, PO Box 115, Worcester , NY 12197, Phone: (607) 397-8978, E-mail: worcesterclerk@yahoo.com.


Rensselaer County - The Town of Petersburgh, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water System Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves various improvements to the Petersburgh water district, including a new treatment facility, and various minor improvements to increase the efficiency of the existing aging system. Specifically, the immediate need is to address the contamination of the water source with the chemical PFOA. The project is located throughout the Town of Petersburgh, New York.

Contact: Alan Webster, Town of Petersburgh, 65 Main Street, Petersburgh , NY 12138, Phone: (518) 658-3777, E-mail: petersburgh@fairpoint.net.


Schoharie County - The Water Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Central Bridge District Water System Improvements Amendment No. 1 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the replacement of existing old distribution water mains and appurtenances. The project is located in Central Bridge, New York.

Contact: Christopher Tague, Town of Schoharie, P.O. Box 122, 300 Main Street, Schoharie, NY 12157, Phone: (518) 868-2576


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