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ENB - Region 9 Notices 4/17/2019

Negative Declaration

Chautauqua County - The Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency (IDA), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Silver Creek Solar PV Power Plant will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a application request by the applicant for the development of a 5 mega watt solar array electric generating facilities. The projects includes the acquisition of an approximately 40 acres parcel of land and the installation of solar panels, ancillary support equipment, fencing, a transformer, buried electrical line, access roads and relate improvements. The project is located at 2444 Chapin Road in Silver Creek, Town of Sheridan, New York.

Contact: Kristine Morabito, Chautauqua County IDA, 201 West Third Street, Suite 115 Jamestown NY 14701, Phone: (716) 499-1902, E-mail:

Erie County - The Town of Lancaster, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Robert James Sales, Inc. will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the development of an existing vacant 45.31 acre parcel into a campus to house the company's headquarters, distribution, and warehousing facilities. The company currently is headquartered at 2585 Walden Avenue in Cheektowaga and has run out of space to store their primary product-line which is stainless steel tubing. In addition to lacking the necessary storage warehousing space, the company has outgrown its ability to distribute products from their existing facility because of the lack of loading dock space and insufficient circulation infrastructure to accommodate truck traffic. The proposed project would relocate the company to the Town of Lancaster and provide them with the ability to double their storage capacity, increase product offerings, and provide more efficient management of truck traffic due to increased loading dock and circulation infrastructure designed to efficiently handle the flow of trucks to and from the site. The project is located in the Town of Lancaster, New York.

Contact: Kevin E. Loftus, Town of Lancaster, 21 Central Avenue, Lancaster, NY 14086, Phone: (716) 684-3342, E-mail:

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