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ENB - Region 4 Notices 11/15/2017

Negative Declaration

Delaware County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Harmonie Farms Gravel Bank Mined Land Reclamation Permit will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a request by the applicant, the Town of Colchester, for a new Mined Land Reclamation permit for the Harmonie Farms Gravel Bank located on River Road in the Town of Colchester, New York. The applicant proposes to operate a 4.73 acre Life of Mine sand and gravel mine, of which 4.73 acres are proposed to be affected during this permit term.

Contact: Kristy E. Primeau, NYS DEC - Region 4 Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 1130 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306, Phone: (518) 357-2069, E-mail: R4DEP@dec.ny.gov.


Rensselaer County - The Town of Brunswick Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Borrego Solar Commercial Solar Facility will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of two 2.797.20 MW (DC) ground-mounted solar energy facilities and connect them to the local electrical grid on Brick Church Road. Both facilities will use approximately a total of 15,984 solar panels. The panels will be mounted on a system of steel posts and racks. The site will be secured with an 8 foot high chain link fence. There will be an equipment pad located near the panels for each system. It will consist of inverters, transformers, data systems and switch gear. A new gravel road will connect the facility to Brick Church Road. The proposed action is to subdivide a single parcel (92-4-5.1) into 3 parcels. The overall parcel size is 99.3 acres. The project is located at 138 Brick Church Road in the Town of Brunswick, New York.

Contact: Russell Oster, Town of Brunswick,. 336 Town Office Road, Troy, NY 12180, Phone: (518) 279-3461.


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