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ENB - Region 5 Notices 5/3/2017

Negative Declaration

Washington County - The Town of Easton, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed BJ Farm Inc Major Resubdivision #08-16 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposed application to create one new lot for the purpose to finish building an existing single family residence. The project is located on the south side of General Fellows Road in the Town of Easton, New York.

Contact: Robert Stevens, Town of Easton, 1071 State Route 40, Greenwich, NY 12834, Phone: (518) 692-2678.


Positive Declaration

Essex County - The Adirondack Park Agency (APA), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Map Amendment 2017-02 may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves amendments to the Official Adirondack Park Land Use and Development Plan Map in the Town of Crown Point to reclassify an approximately 201 acre area from Low Intensity Use to Moderate Intensity Use pursuant to Section 805 (2)(c)(1) of the Adirondack Park Agency Act. The project is located along Creek Road between Pearl Street and Factoryville Road in the Town of Crown Point, New York.

Contact: Matthew Kendall, APA, P.O. Box 99, Ray Brook, NY 12986, Phone: (518) 891-4050, E-mail: MapAmendment_comments@apa.ny.gov


Warren County - Warren County, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport Runway 1-19 Extension may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves providing adequate runway length to accommodate the family of critical design airplanes/aircraft currently operating at the airport and those anticipated to continue to operate at the airport in the next five years while ensuring requisite runway safety areas. The proposed extension of Runway 1-19 from 5,000 feet to 6,000 feet is needed to provide the necessary length to operate the existing and anticipated to continue to operate jet aircraft without imposing weight restrictions or requiring an intermediate fuel stop when flying to medium or long haul destinations. The proposed project involves a 1,000 foot extension to Runway 1-19 to provide a total length of 6,000 feet; constructing a parallel taxiway extension, excavating/grading 66.7 acres of land to construct the runway/taxiway extension, remove 10.6 acres of terrain penetrations, relocate lighting and navigational aids, and construct a maintenance road; removal 23 acres of trees that are RESS obstructions (five acres on airport property, 18 acres off airport property within limits of existing aviation easement); redesign and publication of new approach procedures to the Runway 1 end (½ mile visibility minimum); and Pen and Ink change to ALP drawing to incorporate approximately 97.5 acres of county owned-land to airport owned-land. The project is located at 443 Queensbury Avenue in the Town of Queensbury, New York.

Contact: Ross Dubarry, Warren County, 443 Queensbury Avenue, Room 201, Queensbury, NY 12804, Phone: (518) 792-5995.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft SEIS and Public Hearing

Essex County - The Adirondack Park Agency (APA), as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Map Amendment 2017-01. A public hearing on the Draft SEIS will be held on May 23, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Essex Town Hall, 2313 Lakeshore Road, Essex, NY 12936. Written comments on the Draft SEIS will be accepted until June 12, 2017. The Draft SEIS is available from the Adirondack Park Agency, 1133 NYS Route 86, Ray Brook, NY 12977 and on line at: www.apa.ny.gov.

The action involves amendments to the Official Adirondack Park Land Use and Development Plan Map in the Town of Essex, Essex County to reclassify fifteen areas, totaling approximately 5,518 acres pursuant to Section 805 (2)(c)(3) of the Adirondack Park Agency Act. The project is located on 15 areas throughout the Town of Essex, New York.

Contact: Matthew Kendall, APA, P.O. Box 99, Ray Brook, NY 12986, Phone: (518) 891-4050, E-mail: MapAmendment_comments@apa.ny.gov


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