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ENB - Region 9 Notices 10/25/2017

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Notice of Extended Public Comment Period

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation

In response to a number of written requests, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) is hereby announcing the extension of the public review and written comment period for a permit application by National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation for the installation of approximately 7,500 feet of 2 inch diameter gas line to provide residential service along Stone Dam Road in the Town of Willing, Allegany County. Permits Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands, Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance, Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification, application ID: 9-0274-00066/00001. A portion of the proposal is within the regulated 100 foot wide adjacent area of New York State Freshwater Wetland WS-6. The gas pipeline will be installed under Redwater Creek by directional drilling. NYS DEC is seeking comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.

This comment period is being extended to allow the public more time to review the application. The written comment period which was originally to expire on October 19, 2017, is being extended an additional 30 days, and will now extend through November 24, 2017.

The permit application may be reviewed during normal business hours at the NYS DEC - Region 9 Buffalo Office, 270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203. In addition, the application materials have been posted to the NYS DEC's website for review at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6061.html

Contact: Bruno DiBella, NYS DEC - Region 9 Buffalo Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203, Phone: (716) 851-7165, E-mail: DEP.R9@dec.ny.gov.


Negative Declaration

Chautauqua County - The Village of Mayville, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Mayville Water System Improvements Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Village of Mayville owns and operates a public water system that services approximately 1,850 people located in the Village of Mayville and adjacent/bordering areas in the Town of Chautauqua. Various components of the water system are approaching the end of their useful lives and are in need of upgrades. The proposed project involves identification of two new groundwater wells (Well Nos. 2A and 4), in-kind replacements to the existing water treatment building, replacement of existing water meters and fire hydrants, construction of a booster pump station, construction of an additional water treatment building at the new Well No. 4 site, and the replacement of existing Tanks 2 and 3 with one new water storage tank. In addition, the proposed improvements include the replacement of approximately 4,000 feet of 8 inch cast iron water main along West Lake Road between Valley Street and the south Village line with 8-inch ductile iron water main, replacement of approximately 1,150 feet of 6 inch cast iron water main along Marvin Street between Valley Street and Erie Street with 8 inch ductile iron water main, and the replacement of approximately 2,000 feet of 4 inch asbestos cement water main along Evans Street between Elm Street and Lakeview Avenue with 8-inch ductile iron water main. The project is located throughout the Village of Mayville, New York.

Contact: Martin Bova, Jr., Village of Mayville, 1 South Erie Street, P.O. Box 188, Mayville, NY 14757, Phone: (716) 753-2125, E-mail: mayville5@fairpoint.net.


Chautauqua County - The Town of Busti Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Local Law #2 of 2017 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an amendment of the Town Zoning Code to permit agribusinesses and agritourism businesses in the Conservation Agricultural and Conservation Residential Districts by special use permit issued by the Town Board. The project is located throughout the Town of Busti, New York.

Contact: Jesse Robbins, Town of Busti, 125 Chautauqua Avenue, Lakewood, NY 14750, Phone: (716) 763-8561.


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