ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

Negative Declaration

Albany County - The New York State Department of Transportation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed project identification No. 1460.31 Reconstruction of NYS Route 32 - county road 301 (Meads Corners) to county road 308 (Feura Bush Road) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the reconstruction of NYS Route 32 from County Road 301 (Meads Corners) to County Road 308 (Feura Bush Road), a length of 6.2 kilometers (3.9 miles), within the Town of New Scotland in Albany County, New York.

Contact: Mark O. White, NYS DOT, 84 Holland Avenue, Albany, New York 12208 (518) 473-6612.


Albany County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed acquisition of land and building (St. Michael's Parochial School) in the Cohoes City School District, SED Project No. 01-05-00-01-0-015-001, will not have a significant environmental impact. The action involves the purchase of 1.15 acres with an existing building. The size of the existing building is 8,500 square feet. The project is located at 21 Page Avenue in the City of Cohoes.

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


Greene County - The New York State Department of Transportation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed project identification No. 1124.29 Reconstruction of NYS Route 23A will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the reconstruction of NYS Route 23A from 0.3 km east of the bridge over the Kaaterskill Creek to 0.2 km east of the intersection with NYS Route 32A, a length of 1.6 km, within the Town of Catskill in Greene County, New York. It includes the reconstruction of 0.2 km of Route 32A, south of Route 23A, and the reconstruction of 0.2 km of Woodstock Avenue, west of route 32A, to realign the intersections. The project is located in the Town of Catskill.

Contact: Mark O. White, NYS DOT, 84 Holland Avenue, Albany, New York 12208, (518) 473-6612.


Rensselaer County - The Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 4, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Telergy Fiber Optic Cable, Rensselaer, N.Y. to Hancock, MA, will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the installation of a Fiber Optic Cable along existing highway and utility ROW's consistent with detailed environmental work plans and an environmental monitoring program. The project is located on Broadway, Washington Ave., I-90 and the Niagara Mohawk ROW to the State Line north of Route 43 between Stephentown and Hancock.

Contact: A.N. Henningson, NYS DEC, 1130 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, N.Y. 12306, (518) 357-2069.


Rensselaer County - The Town of Schaghticoke Planning Board, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Rice Mountain Subdivision - Phase 2 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the subdivision of approximately 20 acres into eight residential lots. The project is located on Rock Candy Lane in the Town of Schaghticoke.

Contact: Brian Davidson, Planning board Chairman, Schaghticoke Town Hall, 290 Northline Drive, Melrose, NY 12121 (518) 753-6915.


Rensselaer County - The Town of Schaghticoke Planning Board, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Morizio Twelve Lot Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the subdivision of approximately 33 acres in twelve residential lots. The project is located on NYS Route 67 in the Town of Schaghticoke.

Contact: Brian Davidson, Planning board Chairman, Schaghticoke Town Hall, 290 Northline Drive, Melrose, NY 12121 (518) 753-6915.

Positive Declaration

Albany County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed construction of a new Bus Garage for the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District, SED Project No. 01-02-01-04-5-007-001, may have a significant environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves 8,000 square feet of new construction on existing property. The project is located on Helderberg Trail in the Town of Berne.

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


Delaware County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed alterations to the O'Neill Middle/High School and acquisition of land for the Walton Central School District, SED Project No. 12-19-01-04-0-007-011, may have a significant environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the purchase of 75 acres of land adjacent to existing property. The project is located on Stockton Avenue in the Village of Walton.

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


Rensselaer County - The Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 4, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Warren W. Fane, Ward Pit may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves a proposal to mine sand and gravel from about 150 acres of a 214 acre parcel. The project is located north of N.Y. Route 67, south of the Hoosick River and approximately 1000 feet west of the westerly limits of the Village of Schaghticoke.

Contact: A.N. Henningson, NYS DEC, 1130 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, N.Y. 12306, (518) 357-2069.