ENB - Region 4 Notices 8/10/2016 - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

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ENB - Region 4 Notices 8/10/2016

Negative Declaration

Columbia County - The Research Foundation for the State University of New York (SUNY), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed New York State Mesonet Early Warning Weather Detection System, Copake Station will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the installation in an open field in the western part of Copake Falls/Taconic State Park. The weather station consists of a 33 foot tall tower centered within a 33 foot x 33 foot plot of land enclosed by a green vinyl chain link fence. The tower will be on a 39.60 square foot concrete foundation, equipped with weather measuring devices. Within the fenced area will hold a rain gauge, solar panel and battery equipment to power the site. The proposed project will have a positive public benefit by providing up to date and localized weather data. The project is located in the Taconic State Park at 1000 Orphan Farm Road in the Town of Copake, New York.

Contact: Jerald Brotzge, SUNY Research Foundation, LC SB 28, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, Phone: (518) 442-6372, E-mail: jbrotzge@albany.edu.

Otsego County - The Village of Cooperstown Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Conversion of the Former Cooperstown Motel Property to CVS will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the demolition of the Cooperstown Motel and the construction of a 9,516 square foot CVS Pharmacy with a drive-thru. The site will include approximately 44 parking spaces, pedestrian accommodations via sidewalk and crosswalks, two driveway entrances, signage, lighting, landscaping and an above ground storm water detention basin. The project is located at 101 Chestnut Street in the Village of Cooperstown, New York.

Contact: Teri L. Barown, Village of Cooperstown, 22 Main Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326, Phone: (607) 547-2411, E-mail: vcooperstown@stny.rr.com.

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