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ENB - Region 5 Notices 9/13/2017

Public Notice

Tree Removal for Construction of Foot Trail

The action involves the removal of 24, primarily small trees within the trail corridor. This trail construction project is included in the 2012 approved Unit Management Plan for the Hoffman Notch Wilderness. Tree cutting will be in compliance with LF Policy # 91-2 on Cutting, Removal or Destruction of Trees and Other Vegetation on Forest Preserve Lands. The Hoffman Notch Wilderness Area is located in the Town of Schroon, New York.

Contact: Robert Ripp, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) - Region 5 Warrensburg Sub Office, 232 Golf Course Road, Warrensburg, NY 12885, Phone: (518) 623-1209.

Lake George Park Commission Notice of Availability for Review

County: Warren

Applicant: Silver Bay Association
87 Silver Bay Rd
Silver Bay, NY 12874

Office: Lake George Park Commission (LGPC)
Box 749
Lake George, NY 12845

LPGC Contact: Joe Thouin

Application Number: 5226-32-17

Application Type: SW2 Major Stormwater Management

Location: Silver Bay Road in the Town of Hague, New York.

Comment Period Ends: September 15, 2017

Project Description: The project involves the reconstruction of a dining hall with erosion and stormwater controls.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) and the New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT), as co-lead agencies, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Generic Travel Corridor Unit Management Plan. Public hearings on the Draft EIS will be as follows:

Date: September 28, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Adirondack Park Agency
Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977

Date: October 3, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Town of Webb Town Hall
3140 State Route 28
Old Forge, NY 13420

Date: October 4, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: NYS DEC Warrensburg Office
232 Golf Course Road
Warrensburg, NY 12885

Written comments on the Draft EIS will accepted through November 27, 2017. The Draft EIS is available from the contact listed below and on line at:

NYS DOT has completed a Draft EIS for the management of transportation corridors in the Adirondack Park. The document, a Generic Travel Corridor Unit Management Plan (TCUMP), Volume I, looks broadly at travel corridors within the Adirondack Park, identifies common transportation management problems, and offers solutions that are consistent with the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan.

The Adirondack Park contains 28 state highway "travel corridors"; individual travel corridor unit management plans will be completed as Volume II. The Generic TCUMP addresses issues that are universal to all Adirondack Park travel corridors and provides an outline for individual travel corridor plans. It will serve as a planning guide for state highway travel corridors in the Adirondack Park pending the development of individual travel corridor unit management plans.

The project is located throughout the Adirondack Park of New York State.

Contact: Edward Frantz, NYS DOT, 50 Wolf Road, Albany NY 12232, Phone: (315) 793-2421, E-mail:

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