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ENB - Region 4 Notices 11/2/2016

Negative Declaration

Greene County - The Town of Hunter Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Kursh / Gaffney 4 Lot Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a 4 lot subdivision of the Kursh property to facilitate the sale of two buildings on the parent parcel, a 5,000 square foot warehouse building and a 2, 220 square foot house/cottage and to facilitate the sale of the upper half of the property. The Kaaterskill Rail Trail (KRT) committee and the Mountain Top Historical Society (MTHS) are working with the Clean Space Institute and the NY-NJ Trail Conference on grants to purchase the upper half of the property. In the event the grant applications do not get approved the fourth lot proposed is the railroad bed the KRT is seeking public access to complete Phase I of the KRT. The MTHS and DRT are working with the attorney for the estate of Marci Kursh, Joseph Gaffney, Esquire and he is supportive of the trail project and the sale of the upper half of the property to the MTHS for this purpose. The project is located at NYS Route 23A and Osborne Road in Haines Falls, Town of Hunter, New York.

Contact: Sarah Killourthy, Town of Hunter, Town Hall, 5748 Route 23A, Tannersville, NY 12485, Phone: (518) 589-6151 extension 308, E-mail: skillourhy@townofhuntergov.com.


Otsego County - The Village of Gilbertsville, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water System Improvements - Amended Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves Water System Improvements to include the installation of approximately 25,000 feet of 8 and 10 inch diameter distribution main including valves, hydrants, water services, fittings, final cleanup, site restoration and miscellaneous work; the construction of a 200,000 gallon water storage tank; the Construction of a iron/manganese treatment facility and installation of two (2) production wells; and metering improvements. The project is located throughout the Village of Gilbertsville, New York.

Contact: Ken Nolan, Village of Gilbertsville, 107 Lovers Lane, Gilbertsville, NY 13776, Phone: (607) 783-2440, E-mail: nolanken@hotmail.com.


Rensselaer County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Troy Sand and Gravel, West Sand Lake Quarry will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a modification to the method of extraction within a 4.9 acre area, which was previously included in the life of mine, to blasting, and to alter the final benching layout in that area. NYS DEC is requiring that 1.72 acres be added to the life of mine where stockpiles have been place and a road has been constructed for the installation of monitoring wells, to ensure that these areas are reclaimed upon final reclamation. The project is located at Grange Road at Route 43 in West Sand Lake, New York.

Contact: Nancy M. Baker, NYS DEC - Region 4 Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 130 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306, Phone: (518) 357-2452, E-mail: R4DEP@dec.ny.gov.


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