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ENB - Region 7 Notices 7/20/2016

Negative Declaration

Madison County - The Town of Cazenovia Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law to amend Chapter 165 (Zoning) of the Town Code in furtherance of support for Agriculture, Farm Operations and Farmland Protection in the Town of Cazenovia will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves enactment of a Local Law to amend certain portions of the Town of Cazenovia Zoning Law (Chapter 165 of the Town of Cazenovia Town Code) to implement recommendations identified in the 2013 Town of Cazenovia Agriculture & Farmland Protection Plan and Zoning Audit (the "Plan"). The project is located Town-wide.

Contact: William Zupan, Town of Cazenovia Town Hall, 7 Albany Street, Cazenovia, NY 13035; Phone: (315)655-9213, Fax: (315)655-2556, E-mail: billzupan@twcny.rr.com .


Madison County - The Town of Cazenovia Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law to amend Chapter 165 (Zoning) of the Code of the Town of Cazenovia to add a new Article Regulating Solar Power and Energy Systems in the Town. The project involves enactment of a local law to amend the Chapter 165 (Zoning) of the Town of Cazenovia Town Code to add a new Article XXI-A to be titled "Solar Energy Systems" to the permit and regulate the construction of solar energy systems in the Town of Cazenovia in a manner that preserves the health, safety and welfare of the Town while also facilitating the production of renewable energy will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project is located Town-wide.

Contact: William Zupan, Town of Cazenovia Town Hall, 7 Albany Street, Cazenovia, NY 13035; Phone: (315)655-9213, Fax: (315)655-2556, E-mail: billzupan@twcny.rr.com .


Oswego County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Expansion of the Birmingham Sand and Gravel Mining Pit will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the expansion of the Birmingham Pit. Sand and gravel mining is currently permitted within a 31 acre life of mine at this facility. The expanded area will include an addition of 13.4 acres, increasing the life of mine to 44.4 acres. The modification area being reviewed will include excavation of unconsolidated sand and gravel reserves, and processing to include screening and crushing. Mining will stay a minimum of five feet above the seasonal high water table. Storm water will be contained within the mine and there will be no off site discharge of sediment laden water. The project is located on the North side of Finnerty Road, one mile east of the intersection with Rt. 17, Town of Amboy, NY.

Contact: Kevin Balduzzi, NYS DEC, Region 7, 615 Erie Boulevard West, Syracuse, NY 13204; Phone: (315)426-7493, Fax: (315)426-7425, E-mail: DEP.R7@dec.ny.gov .


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