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ENB - Region 4 Notices 5/17/2017

Negative Declaration

Delaware County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Site Preparation to Establish Forest Regeneration will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the application of registered herbicides to undesirable woody and herbaceous plants (beech and striped maple seedlings/saplings and New York and Hay-scented fern) on 133 acres of New York State forest to create conditions suitable for seed germination and the establishment of desirable (commercial) timber species. The abundance of these undesirable plant species present on the site are growing at a density that interferes with the development of desirable forest regeneration. Herbicide application is the most effective way to eliminate undesirable plant species that interfere with the development of desirable forest regeneration. The project is located on the Delaware RA #2, Steam Mill State Forest, Stands A-17, A-30, D-1.1, D-3, D-6 and D-7 in the Town of Masonville, New York.

Contact: Nathan Funk, NYS DEC - Stamford Sub Office, Division of Lands and Forests, 65561 State Highway 10, Stamford, NY 12167, Phone Number: (607) 652-3694.


Otsego County - The State University of New York (SUNY) - Oneonta, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed SUNY-Oneonta Shared Resource Wireless Telecommunications Facility will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by Crown Communication New York, Inc. to construct a new State-owned wireless communications facility at 285 West Street in the Town of Oneonta, New York. The proposed facility will consist of a 194 foot (total height) self-support tower and associated ground equipment within a fenced compound on a 7,108 square foot lease area with an irregular boundary. Access will be gained via a proposed 12 foot wide gravel access driveway that extends approximately 140 feet southwest from an existing paved access road that leads northwest from West Street and thence southwest to the lease area. Utilities will be routed within the 30 foot wide access/utility easement.

Contact: Thomas Rathbone, SUNY - Oneonta, 108 Ravine Parkway, Oneonta, NY 13820, Phone: (607) 436-3224, E-mail: Thomas.Rathbone@oneonta.edu.


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