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ENB - Region 4 Notices 3/22/2017

Public Notice

Kendall Polken Nashua Tape, Watervliet, NY
NYSDEC Site No. 401062; USEPA ID NO. NYD066829599

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) is proposing a cleanup remedy for the former Kendall Polken Nashua Tape facility located in Watervliet, NY, Albany County. This proposal is discussed in detail in NYS DEC's draft Statement of Basis. Written comments are being solicited from the public regarding the Statement of Basis.

Written Comment Period: NYS DEC will accept written comments from the public on the proposed remedy during a 45 calendar day comment period, beginning March 20, 2017 and ending May 3, 2017. Comments must be submitted no later than May 3, 2017. Written comments can be sent to the NYS DEC by e-mail at: derweb@dec.ny.gov or mailed directly to the contact listed below.

Document Availability: The Statement of Basis is available for public review on the NYSDEC's web site at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/37564.html.

Hard copies of these and other related documents are also available for public review at the Kendall Polken Nashua Tape Document Repository located at:

Watervliet Public Library
1501 Broadway
Watervliet, New York 12189
Phone: (518) 274-4471

Contact: Alicia Barraza, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, 625 Broadway, 12th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-7016, E-mail: derweb@dec.ny.gov.


Negative Declaration

Columbia County - The Columbia County Board of Supervisors, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Columbia County Sewer District #1 Improvements and Connection to Town of Greenport Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the replacement of two existing wastewater treatment facilities with new pump stations and construction of a new transmission system to the Town of Greenport collection system. Collected wastewater will be directed to the existing Greenport sewage treatment plant via new gravity and pressure sewer pipe and pump stations.

The proposed action will occur along a primarily linear route generally aligned with New York State (NYS) Routes 9H and 66 (Union Turnpike) in the Towns of Ghent, Claverack and Greenport, New York, running from the Columbia County Airport south and southwest to the existing Greenport sewage treatment plant. Accordingly the project location is a series of swaths of land, which are wider at points where more extensive plant improvements are needed and narrower where transmission line installation is proposed.

Contact: Robert Fitzsimmons, Columbia County, 401 State Street, Hudson, NY 12534, Phone: (518) 828-3303, E-mail: rob.fitzsimmons@columbiacountyny.com.


Delaware County - The Town of Roxbury, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Roxbury and Grand Gorge Water Districts - Water System Improvements Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves proposed water supply and treatment improvements that will benefit both districts to include a new 350 gpm well (PW-3) with a new well control building and appurtenances, and the rehabilitation of the PW-1 well house. Emergency generators will be provided for PW-1, PW-3, the Roxbury Reservoir, and the Roxbury Springs Station. Other proposed project improvements include a new 24 inch chlorine contact main for PW-1 and PW-3, filtration of the Roxbury Spring Source to improve water quality, associated booster pumping, and controls system replacement. Improvements related to the Roxbury water distribution system include approximately 4,000 linear feet of 8 inch water main replacement, selected replacement of valves and hydrants, a leak survey, and leak detection equipment. Improvements related to the Grand Gorge water distribution system include replacement of approximately 2,000 linear feet of 8 inch water main, selected replacement of valves and hydrants, storage tank painting, a storage tank mixing system, and a storage tank security fence. The project will also include generators for the PRV Vault and the Grand Gorge Tank, a leak survey, and leak detection equipment. The project is located in the Town of Roxbury and Town of Grand Gorge, New York.

Contact: Thomas Hynes, Town of Roxbury, 53690 State Highway 30, (Main Street) Roxbury, NY 12474, Phone: (607) 326-7641, E-mail: townclerk@roxburyny.com.



Otsego County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Kiser Sand and Gravel Mined Land Permit Modification will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the modification of an existing Mined Land Reclamation permit for Kiser Sand and Gravel. The project is located at 628 NYS Route 166 in the Town of Middlefield, New York.

Contact: Kristy Primeau, NYS DEC - Region 4 Office, 1130 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306, Phone: (518) 357-2069, E-mail: R4DEP@dec.ny.gov.


Rensselaer County - The Town of Schaghticoke Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law Amending the Code of the Town of Schaghticoke to Regulate Solar Energy Facilities will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a Local Law to amend the Town Zoning Laws to incorporate a special use permit process for the siting of solar farms and solar power plants, requiring a building permit for other solar installations and adding definitions addressing solar installations. A copy of the Local Laws is available for review in the office of the Town of Schaghticoke Town Clerk and on line at: http://townofschaghticoke.org. The project is located throughout the Town of Schaghticoke, New York.

Contact: David C. Brennan, 290 Northline Drive, Melrose, NY 12121, Phone: (518) 753-6915, E-mail: dbrennan@youngsommer.com.




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