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ENB - Region 9 Notices 8/10/2016

Negative Declaration

Erie County - The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Slag Fill Reuse: Buffalo High Tech Manufacturing Hub at RiverBend Property will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the on-site placement and covering of slag-based fill materials containing low levels of technology enhanced naturally occurring radioactive material (TENORM). These slag materials were excavated during redevelopment activities undertaken at the Project Site. The presence of these materials and their proposed reuse, which will involve placing the material over an approximate 10 ± acre area of the 90 acre Project Site followed by placement of a demarcation layer and covering of the material with one foot of acceptable soil/fill or suitable hard scape as required under the Voluntary Cleanup Program and Site Management Plan. The project is located 1339 South Park Avenue in the City of Buffalo, New York.

Contact: Thomas O'Brien, College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, Nano Fab East, 257 Fuller Road, Albany, NY 12203, Phone: (518) 956-7096, E-mail: tobrien2@sunypoly.edu.


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