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ENB - Region 9 Notices 1/18/2017

Public Notice

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from 990 Niagara LLC for a site known as 990 Niagara Street, site ID #C915313. This site is located in the City of Buffalo, within the County of Erie, and is located at 990 Niagara Street. Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than February 17, 2017. A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at the document repository located at Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, Niagara Branch, 230 Porter Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14201. Information regarding the site and how to submit comments can be found at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/60058.html or send comments to: Stanley Radon, NYS DEC - Region 9 Office, Division of Environmental Remediation, 270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203, Phone: (716) 851-7220, E-mail: stanley.radon@dec.ny.gov.

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Negative Declaration

Erie County - The Town of Somerset Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 2016 Somerset Comprehensive Plan Update will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the completion of an update to the Town of Somerset's 2012 Comprehensive Plan. The project is located throughout the Town of Somerset, New York.

Contact: Dan Engert, Town of Somerset, 8700 Haight Road, Barker, NY 14012, Phone: (716) 795-3575 extension 3.


Niagara County - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Niagara Gorge Corridor: Robert Moses Parkway (RMP) Removal Project - Main Street to Findlay Drive will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the removal of the Robert Moses Parkway (i.e., all vehicular lanes, lanes used for the Robert Moses Parkway Trail, the Whirlpool Bridge Plaza overpass, and all other RMP interchange/accessory facilities) from Main Street (NYS Route 104) to Findlay Drive. The project also includes: reconstruction of Whirlpool Street from Main Street to Walnut Avenue and from Cedar Avenue to Findlay Drive as an at-grade, two-lane, 30 MPH road to accommodate north-south vehicular and potential future bus access, and removal of Whirlpool Street from Cedar Avenue to Walnut Avenue; reconstruction of Third Street from Main Street to Cedar Avenue in a manner consistent with that of Whirlpool Street; restoration of the landscape / habitat on lands reclaimed along the Niagara Gorge rim from the removal of the RMP with native species; construction of a pedestrian / bicycle trail network along the Gorge rim, connecting to other trail systems and adjoining neighborhoods; and incorporation of amenities associated with the above improvements. The project is located on a two mile corridor along the Niagara Gorge between Main Street (NYS Route 104) and Findlay Drive in the City of Niagara Falls, New York.

Contact: Karen Terbush, NYS OPRHP, 625 Broadway, 2nd floor, Albany, NY 12238, Phone: (518) 474-0409, E-mail: Karen.terbush@parks.ny.gov.


Wyoming County - The Town of Warsaw Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Application of a Planned Unit Development (PUD) Modification will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a modification for a change in layout of the PUD. There will be no change to the uses proposed at the site. Therefore, since this is a modification, the Town would refer this Negative Declaration to the previous PUD adoption and Detailed Negative Declaration, completed on August 10, 2016. The project is located Town of Warsaw, New York.

Contact: Rebecca Ryan, Town of Warsaw, 83 Center Street, Warsaw, NY 14569.


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