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ENB - Region 5 Notices 7/20/2016

Public Notice

Type of Notice: Control of Phragmites australis (common reed) in the Essex Chain Complex

SEQR Status: Type 1 ___ Unlisted ___

DEC Region: 5

County: Essex

Town: Newcomb

Lead Agency: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC)

Project Title: Control of Phragmites australis in Essex Chain Complex

Contact Person: Kris Alberga

Address: 1115 State Rt 86 - Ray Brook, NY

Phone Number: 518-897-1200

Email: kris.alberga@dec.ny.gov

Project Location: Essex Chain Complex

Project Description: Treat one, 0.04 acre patch of common reed grass (Phragmites australis) located along an abandoned trail leading to Eighth Lake in the Essex Chain Lakes Complex. The control method selected is to apply a treatment of a glyphosate based herbicide in accordance with the "Inter-Agency Guidelines for Implementing Best Management Practices for the Control of Terrestrial and Aquatic Invasive Species on DEC Administered Lands in the Adirondack Park." A combination of foliar spray and stem injection treatments of glyphosate will be utilized.


Type of Notice: Control of Phragmites australis (common reed) in the Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area

DEC Region: 5

County: Essex

Town: Schroon

Lead Agency: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

Project Title: Control of Phragmites australis in Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area

Contact Person: Kris Alberga

Address: 1115 State Rt 86 - Ray Brook, NY

Phone Number: 518-897-1200

Email: kris.alberga@dec.ny.gov

Project Location: Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area

Project Description: Treat one 0.13 acre patch of common reed grass (Phragmites australis) located in a wetland adjacent to Alder Pond in the Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area. The control method selected is to apply a treatment of a glyphosate based herbicide in accordance with the "Inter-Agency Guidelines for Implementing Best Management Practices for the Control of Terrestrial and Aquatic Invasive Species on DEC Administered Lands in the Adirondack Park." A combination of foliar spray and stem injection treatments of glyphosate will be utilized.


Type of Notice: Control of Phragmites australis (common reed) in the Saranac Lake Wild Forest

SEQR Status: Type 1 ___ Unlisted ___

DEC Region: 5

County: Essex

Town: Harrietstown and North Elba

Lead Agency: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC)

Project Title: Control of Phragmites australis in Saranac Lake Wild Forest

Contact Person: Kris Alberga

Address: 1115 State Rt 86 - Ray Brook, NY

Phone Number: 518-897-1200

Email: kris.alberga@dec.ny.gov

Project Location: Saranac Lake Wild Forest

Project Description: Treat two geographically separated patches of common reed grass (Phragmites australis) on the Saranac Lakes Wild Forest. Patch 1 (0.04 acres) is located in the Town of Harrietstown adjacent to state route 3 along the Raquette River. Patch 2 (0.4126 acres) is located in the Town of North Elba, adjacent to state highway 86 and the Adirondack Railroad tracks. Patch 2 is located primarily on privately-owned property and will be treated only with written permission from the landowner. The control method selected for both infestations is to apply a treatment of a glyphosate based herbicide in accordance with the "Inter-Agency Guidelines for Implementing Best Management Practices for the Control of Terrestrial and Aquatic Invasive Species on DEC Administered Lands in the Adirondack Park." A combination of foliar spray and stem injection treatment of glyphosate will be utilized.


Type of Notice: Control of Phragmites australis (common reed) in Debar Mountain Wild Forest

SEQR Status: Type 1 ___ Unlisted ___

DEC Region: 5

County: Franklin

Town: Duane

Lead Agency: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC)

Project Title: Control of Phragmites australis in Debar Mountain Wild Forest

Contact Person: Kris Alberga

Address: 1115 State Rt 86 - Ray Brook, NY

Phone Number: 518-897-1200

Email: kris.alberga@dec.ny.gov

Project Location: Debar Mountain Wild Forest

Project Description: Treat one 0.07 acre patch of common reed grass (Phragmites australis) located in a wetland approximately 40 yards from the intersection of State Routes 458 and 30 in the Debar Mtn. Wild Forest. The control method selected is to apply a treatment of glyphosate based herbicide in accordance with the "Inter-Agency Guidelines for Implementing Best Management Practices for the Control of Terrestrial and Aquatic Invasive Species on DEC Administered Lands in the Adirondack Park." A combination of foliar spray and stem injection treatments of glyphosate will be utilized.


Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

County: Essex

Project Title: Henry Uihlein II and Mildred A. Uihlein Foundation

Contact Person for Project: Raymond Curran, Adirondack Information Group, LLC, 484 Hardy Road, Wilmington, NY 12997

Office: Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977

Phone: (518) 891-4050

APA Contact: Ariel Lynch

APA Project Number: P2016-0051

Permit Applied for: Adirondack Park Agency Permit Pursuant to §809 of APA Act

Location: Bear Club Lane, Town of North Elba, Essex County, Tax Map Nos. 51.002-1-29.100 and 51.000-1-22.000

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: August 4, 2016

Project Description: Greater than 25% expansion of a public/semi-public use structure (i.e., office space), involving demolition of an existing garage and construction of a 30' x 40' addition (Phase 1, in 2016) and demolition of a maintenance building and construction of a 24' x 30' addition (Phase 2, in 2018). Also, after-the-fact conversion of a single family dwelling to a public/semi-public use structure (i.e., office/meeting/event space) and prospective replacement of its on-site wastewater treatment system. Both involved structures are greater than 0.4± miles from Bear Cub Lane and are not visible from public roads.

Land Use Classification: Resource Management


Lake George Park Commission Notice of Availability for Review

County: Washington

Applicant: Vincent Beatty, 425 Overhill Road, South Orange, NJ 07079

Office: Lake George Park Commission (LPGC)
Box 749
Lake George, NY 12845

LPGC Contact: Joe Thouin

Application Number: 5346-12-16

Application Type: SW2 Major, Stormwater Management

Location: 4425 Link Way, Town of Putnam

Project Description: Residential redevelopment with erosion and stormwater controls.


Notice of Acceptance of Final Supplemental EIS

Saratoga County - The Town Board - Town of Malta, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to the proposed Malta Town-Wide Generic Environmental Impact Statement. The proposed project is the evaluation of cumulative impacts of potential growth on the Town's transportation system, agricultural and open space resources, recreation facilities, and utilities. The document is Supplemental EIS to the Town's 2005 Town Wide Generic EIS (TWGEIS) and focuses on just those resources and changes that have occurred since the issuance of the 2005 TWGEIS. The Supplemental GEIS provides an update to the growth projections, examines those resource areas impacted by growth (not previously examined) and explores any mitigation measures to avoid or minimize adverse impacts on the town's natural and built environment. A hard copy of the Final Supplemental EIS is available at Town Hall, Town Clerk's Office and Planning Office, 2540 State Route 9, Malta, NY. An on-line version is available at the following publically accessible web site: http://malta-town.org/ . The project is located in Town of Malta, NY.

Contact: Vincent DeLucia, Town of Malta, 2540 Route 9, Malta, NY 12020; Phone: (518)899-3434, Fax: (518)899-3207, E-mail: vdelucia@malta-town.org


Negative Declaration

Warren County - The Village of Lake George Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Lake George POTW Improvement Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Board of Trustees of the Village of Lake George has reviewed Parts I and II of the EAF relative to the upgrades to its publicly owned treatment works (POTW)/sewage treatment plant as more particularly described in section 7, proposed project, of the "Village of Lake George Evaluation and Treatment Plant Upgrade Project" prepared by AES Northeast last revised November 13, 2015. The project is being undertaken in accordance with DEC Order on Consent R5-20140530-2120 and New York State EFC Project Number 5571-4-00. The Board of Trustees has taken a hard look at the potential environmental impacts and has determined that the proposed project will not have the potential for one or more environmental impacts. The project is located Village of Lake George, NY.

Contact: Robert M. Blais, PO Box 791, Lake George, NY 12845; Phone: (518)668-5772.


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