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ENB - Region 8 Notices 3/1/2017

Negative Declaration

Orleans County - The Town of Ridgeway, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water District No. 14 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the development of plans for public water supply improvement to the Town of Ridgeway Water District No. 14 The Town of Ridgeway Town Board is applying for funding assistance form the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development to undertake this project. As currently proposed, the Water District No. 14 involves the installation of approximately 20,600 linear feet of 8 inch waterline along portions of Culvert Road (County Roads 35 and 72) and Porter Road in the Town of Ridgeway, New York. Activities include the installation of watermain, fire hydrants, valves, watermain connections, residential hook-ups, road crossings, excavation and bedding materials and surface restoration. The purpose of this project is to address serious health and safety problems and ensure that residents of this area have a reliable supply of good quality water and fire protection.

Contact: Brian Napoli, Town of Ridgeway, 410 West Avenue, Medina, NY 14103, Phone: (585) 798-0730, E-mail: bnapoli@townridgeway.org.


Wayne County - The Town of Marion, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Town of Marion is in the planning phase of a project to upgrade its Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) located at 4243 Smith Road in the Town of Marion, New York. The Town Board is applying for funding assistance from the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development, New York Clean Water State Revolving Fund, and New York Water Infrastructure Improvement Act Grant Program to undertake the project. The existing treatment system is an aerated lagoon system constructed in the 1970's and is undersized and incapable of consistently meeting the SPDES permit limits. As currently proposed, the upgraded treatment system will be an activated sludge, Sequence Batch Reactor (SBR) system with tertiary treatment, effluent disinfection, with aerobic sludge digestion and a reed bed dewatering system (utilizing native Phragmites reed) or a mechanical dewatering system. As part of the project, the existing aerated lagoons, free system wetlands, and other existing treatment components will be decommissioned in accordance with a Decommissioning Plan to be reviewed and approved by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC). New construction will generally include a new influent building, new tertiary treatment building, new effluent disinfection channel and pole barn; and new tankage for the SBR, digesters, disinfection and post aeration facilities, site piping, etc. The project has been proposed to address serious public health issues.

Contact: Monica Deyo, Town of Marion, 3823 North Main Street, P.O. Box 260, Marion, NY 14505, Phone: (315) 926-4145, E-mail: supervisor@townofmarionny.com.


Positive Declaration

Genesee County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Dolomite Products Co., Inc. - Leroy Quarry Expansion may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves an expansion to add an additional 29 acres to the currently permitted 159.67 acre mine. The proposed expansion area is located southwest of the currently active quarry and would involve relocating approximately 2,515 linear feet of Mud Creek. Additionally, the application proposes to change the hours of operation form 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Saturday. No further changes in operation are proposed. The project is located at 8250 Gulf Road in the Town of Leroy, New York.

Public scoping will be conducted. The comment period and date/time of the a scoping meeting will be announced at a future date.

Contact: Thomas P. Haley, NYS DEC - Region 8 Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, Phone: (585) 226-5400, E-mail: DEP.R8@dec.ny.gov.


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Livingston County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Underground Expansion of the American Rock Salt Hampton Corners Mine may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Written comments on the draft scope will be accepted by the contact listed below until March 30, 2017. A public scoping session will be held on March 21, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Livingston County Center for Emergency Operations and Training, 3360 Gypsy Lane, Mount Morris, NY.

The currently permitted mine includes approximately 9,000 acres of underground area, located in the Town of Groveland and Geneseo, New York. As proposed the expansion would include approximately 1,700 + additional acres underground west of, and contiguous to, the existing mine in the Town of Mount Morris and Leicester, New York. No changes to the surface operations or facilities are proposed.

Contact: Scott Sheeley, NYS DEC - Region 8 Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, Phone: (585) 226-5400, E-mail: DEP.R8@dec.ny.gov.


Notice of Acceptance of Final SEIS

Ontario County - The Town of Victor Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Victor Crossing - Requested Modification to SEQR Findings and Approvals. The Final SEIS is available from the Victor Town Hall, 85 East Main Street, Victor, NY 14564 and on line at: www.victorny.org.

The action involves a request by the project sponsor for a modification to the operational hours for the 93 acre commercial shopping center, including modifying the 2006 SEQRA Findings Statement. The request was to allow the shopping center to operate between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., which is currently restricted by the previously issued SEQR Findings and approvals. The project would continue to restrict deliveries between 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., which is consistent with the 2006 Findings Statement. The project would also continue to restrict snow plowing and trash pick up behind the perimeter building between 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. The project is located on the east side of NYS Route 96 and north of the I-490 intersection with I-90 (NYS Thruway) in the Town of Victor, New York.

Contact: Katie Evans, Town of Victor, 85 East Main Street, Victor, NY 14564, Phone: (585) 742-5040, E-mail: kevans@town-victor-ny.us.


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