ENB - REGION 9 NOTICES

Negative Declarations

Wyoming County - The Village of Akron as lead agency has determined that the proposed Water Suply Reservoir Improvement project will not have a significant adverse impact on the environment. The project consists of the excavation and disposal of up to 100,000 cubic yards of soil from within the reservoir. The project is located in the Town of Bennington.

Contact: Daniel Huff, Supervisor, Village of Akron Department of Public Works, 43 East Avenue, Akron, NY 14001 (716) 542-2680.


Niagara County - The City of Lockport as lead agency has determined that the Ohio/Simonds Water Quality Improvement Project will not have an significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves the elimination of a combined sewer on Ohio and Simonds Street which contributes industrial flow to a combined sewer overflow. The project is located in the City of Lockport.

Contact: Allen Rutter, Director of Engineering, Lockport Municipal Building, One Locks Plaza, Lockport, NY 14904 (716) 439-6759


Livingston and Allegany Counties - The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation as lead agency has determined that the Adoption of the Livingston Unit Management Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves setting forth the proposed goals, objectives, management actions and associated costs for the management of 9,669 acres of State Forest Land and Wildlife Management areas within Livingston County and northeastern Allegany County. The plan details management activities for a ten year period, from 2000 - 2010. Management activities planned for this unit include: The general maintenance of the facilities, forest, wildlife management and land acquisition. The partial construction of access roads on Ossian State Forest and the construction of access roads on the Rattlesnake Hill Wildlife Management Area, which would include a culvert/bridge over Sugar Creek and the placement of gates or other barriers to motorized traffic on! the Livingston Unit; creating and maintaining up to 483 acres of open fields and logging up to 378 acres annually; creating a three acre shallow water impoundment on Ossian State Forest and other smaller permanent water sources throughout the unit; in large areas of cattails, marsh channels and potholes will be constructed; excavating the bottoms of existing ponds and possible sale of the topsoil. Leasing of up to 61 acres of cropland. There will also be recreational improvements. The project is located in three State forests and two Wildlife Management Areas located in the Towns of Conesus, Groveland, Mt. Morris, Nunda, Ossian, Wes t Sparta and Grove.

Contact Person: Mark Keister, NYS DEC, 7291 Coon Road, Bath, NY 14810 (607) 776-2165 ext. 35

Draft EIS

Wyoming County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft EIS on the proposed additions and alterations to the Warsaw Elementary School, SED Project No. 67-15-01-04-0-007-005. Comments are requested on the Draft EIS and will be accepted by the contact person until December 7, 1999. The action involves the addition of approximately 55,000 square feet of space and the reconstruction of other space. The project is located at West Court S., Warsaw.

Contact: Carl Thurnau, The State Education Department, Facilities Planning, Rm 1060 EBA, Albany, NY 12234