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ENB - Region 3 Notices 9/13/2017

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Dutchess County - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP), as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the Adoption and Implementation of a Master Plan for Taconic State Park. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on September 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Millerton American Legion Post #178, 155 Route 44, Millerton, NY 12546. The meeting is accessible to people with language differences and/or disabilities. A person who needs an interpretive or disability-related accommodation or modification to participate in the meeting may make a request by contacting Sara Hart at (518) 486-2909 or sending a written request to Taconic.Plan@parks.ny.gov. Providing your request at least five business days before the meeting will help ensure availability of the requested accommodation. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until October 20, 2017. The Draft EIS is available from NYS OPRHP, Taconic State Park, Park Office; the Roecliff Jansen Library; the Millerton Library and on line at: http://nysparks.com/inside-our-agency/master-plans.aspx.

The action involves the development of a draft master plan to outline potential capital improvements, operational enhancements and natural and cultural resource stewardship within the Taconic State Park for the next ten to fifteen years. The plan also recommends designation of the park as a New York State Bird Conservation Area and Natural Heritage Area. The project is located throughout the Taconic State Park in the Dutchess and Columbia Counties, New York.

Contact: Sara Hart, NYS OPRHP, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12238, Phone: (518) 486-2909, E-mail: Taconic.Plan@parks.ny.gov.


Westchester County - The Town of Bedford Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed America Capital Energy Corporation. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on October 10, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. at the Town of Bedford Town Hall, 425 Cherry Street, Bedford Hills, NY. Written Comments on the Draft EIS are requested and will be accepted by the Lead Agency at a date to be determined following the close of the Draft EIS Public Hearing. The Draft EIS is available from the Town of Bedford Planning Department, 425 Cherry Street, Bedford Hills, New York 1050 and on line at: www.bedfordny.gov.

The action involves a ten (10) lot single family residential subdivision on 97.4 ± acres of land situated on two (2) contiguous lots. The proposed lots will be accessed from a new 20 foot wide private road which will have a maximum length of 1,250 feet, will provide ingress and egress to Upper Hook Road, and will be constructed utilizing an existing curb cut and watercourse crossing. Each proposed lot will be served by a private potable water well and an individual on-site sanitary sewage treatment system. The existing former caretakers dwelling, driveways, barn, chicken coop, corn crib and covered well house will be removed as a result of the proposed action; however, the existing dam and pump house located on the east side of the lower pond and the existing shed located on Lot 1 will remain The project is located at 131 Upper Hook Road in the Town of Bedford, New York.

Contact: Anne Paglia, Town of Bedford, 425 Cherry Street, Bedford hills, NY 10507, Phone: (914) 666-4434, E-mail: apaglia@bedfordny.gov.


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