ENB - REGION 1 NOTICES

Public Notice

DEC Announces Free Pollution Prevention Workshops Designed for Metal Finishers

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will conduct four free pollution prevention workshops across the state for the metal finishers industry sector, according to Mary Werner, Acting Director of DEC's Pollution Prevention Unit.

These workshops are designed to provide compliance guidance and technical assistance to metal finishers. The workshops, supported by a grant received from the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, are open to industry representatives, consultants, municipal employees or anyone who would like to benefit from this training.

These workshops are part of DEC's growing emphasis on pollution prevention as the most effective and least expensive way to protect our environment," said Werner. "DEC workshops have been very successful at helping industries increase the efficiency and quality of operations through waste reduction and improved environmental compliance."

Workshop participants will receive the following informational materials prepared by the DEC's Pollution Prevention Unit:

  1. Environmental Compliance and Pollution Prevention Guide for Metal Finishers; and
  2. Environmental Self-Assessment for Metal Finishers.

The half-day workshops will be held at the following locations:

All sessions will run from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with registration beginning at 7:45 a.m. Interested individuals and groups are asked to pre-register by contacting Dottie O'Hare of DEC's Pollution Prevention Unit at (518) 457-2553 or fax (518) 457-2570. You can also register on their web site: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ppu


Public Notice of Off-Bottom Culture of Shellfish

Region 1 - Notice is hereby given that the Department of Environmental Conservation is reviewing the application of Eastern Light Seafood of Hampton Bays, New York to obtain an off-bottom culture permit, including a temporary marine area use assignment which would allow the placement and operation of an off-bottom culture of shellfish grow-out activity on public underwater lands in Little Peconic Bay approximately mile northwesterly of Wooley Pond. The proposed off-bottom culture assignment site is a circular area with a radius of 250 feet having a center point located in Little Peconic Bay at Latitude North 40 57' 55" and Longitude West 72 24' 25". The proposed off-bottom culture system would involve the deployment of up to 100 shellfish cages measuring 6' x 10' x 5', up to 500 plastic mesh shellfish bags each measuring 36" x 20" x 2.5", and up to 10 upweller rafts measuring 10' long x 6' wide having 3' x 3' trays for holding shellfish. The shellfish species to be contained shall be Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica), hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria), soft clam (Mya arenaria), blue mussel (Mytilus edulis), bay scallop (Argopecten irradians) and razor clam (Ensis directus). There are no existing Temporary Marine Area Use Assignments within 1 mile of the proposed Off-Bottom Culture/Assignment Area. Initial review of the subject application does not identify any adverse or unreasonable effects on the viability, maintenance or use of local marine resources.

Public Comment: The subject application may be reviewed at the address given below, and specific comments on the requested permit, including the proposed Temporary Marine Area Use Assignment, or a request to become a party-in-interest if a public hearing is held, must be submitted in writing to the contact person named below no later than April 24, 2000. The Department of Environmental Conservation as lead agency has made an initial determination that this action will not have a significant effect on the environment. All correspondence should reference Applic. No. OBC-A-5-00.

Contact: Debra A. Barnes, NYSDEC, Bureau of Marine Resources, 205 Belle Meade Road, Suite 1, East Setauket, NY 11733.


Public Notice of Off-Bottom Culture of Shellfish

Region 1 - Notice is hereby given that the Department of Environmental Conservation is reviewing the application of Daniel Froehlich of Huntington, New York to obtain an off-bottom culture permit, including a temporary marine area use assignment which would allow the placement and operation of an off-bottom culture of shellfish grow-out activity on public underwater lands in Long Island Sound approximately mile offshore between Eatons Neck Point and Northport Basin. The proposed off-bottom culture assignment site is a circular area with a radius of 250 feet having a center point located in Long Island Sound at Latitude North 40 56' 24" and Longitude West 73 21' 54". The proposed off-bottom culture system would involve the deployment of up to 50 vinyl-coated wire mesh shellfish cages each measuring 3' long X 3' wide X 3' high and mesh bags. The shellfish species to be contained shall be Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica), hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria), bay scallop (Argopecten irradians) and blue mussel (Mytilus edulis). There are no existing Temporary Marine Area Use Assignments within 2 miles of the proposed Off-Bottom Culture/Assignment Area. Initial review of the subject application does not identify any adverse or unreasonable effects on the viability, maintenance or use of local marine resources. The proposed site was previously permitted for off-bottom culture of shellfish activities during the period 1990-1995.

Public Comment: The subject application may be reviewed at the address given below, and specific comments on the requested permit, including the proposed Temporary Marine Area Use Assignment, or a request to become a party-in-interest if a public hearing is held, must be submitted in writing to the contact person named below no later than April 24, 2000. The Department of Environmental Conservation as lead agency has made an initial determination that this action will not have a significant effect on the environment. All correspondence should reference Applic. No. OBC-A-2-00.

Contact: Debra A. Barnes, NYSDEC, Bureau of Marine Resources, 205 Belle Meade Road East Setauket, NY 11733.


Public Notice of Off-Bottom Culture of Shellfish

Region 1 - Notice is hereby given that the Department of Environmental Conservation is reviewing the application of James J. Miller of E. Quogue, New York to obtain an off-bottom culture permit, including a temporary marine area use assignment which would allow the placement and operation of an off-bottom culture of shellfish grow-out activity on public underwater lands in Great Peconic Bay approximately 1.03 nautical miles easterly of Miamogue Point. The proposed off-bottom culture assignment site is a circular area with a radius of 250 feet having a center point located in Great Peconic Bay at Latitude North 40 55' 58" and Longitude West 72 33' 12". The proposed off-bottom culture system would involve the deployment of up to 100 shellfish cages measuring 6' x 10' x 5' and up to 500 plastic mesh shellfish bags each measuring 36" x 20" x 2.5". The shellfish species to be contained shall be Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica), hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria), soft clam (Mya arenaria), blue mussel (Mytilus edulis), bay scallop (Argopecten irradians) and razor clam (Ensis directus). There are no existing Temporary Marine Area Use Assignments within 2 miles of the proposed Off-Bottom Culture/Assignment Area. Initial review of the subject application does not identify any adverse or unreasonable effects on the viability, maintenance or use of local marine resources.

Public Comment: The subject application may be reviewed at the address given below, and specific comments on the requested permit, including the proposed Temporary Marine Area Use Assignment, or a request to become a party-in-interest if a public hearing is held, must be submitted in writing to the contact person named below no later than April 24, 2000. The Department of Environmental Conservation as lead agency has made an initial determination that this action will not have a significant effect on the environment. All correspondence should reference Applic. No. OBC-A-4-00.

CONTACT: Debra A. Barnes, NYSDEC, Bureau of Marine Resources, 205 Belle Meade Road, Suite 1, East Setauket, NY 11733.

Notice of Complete Application

Suffolk County Department of Health

Applicant: Chancellor Park of Dix Hills, LLC
C/o CareMartix Corp - 197 First Avenue
Needham, MA 02494

Office: SCDHS
15 Horseblock Place
Farmingville, NY 11738
(361) 854-2525

Contact: Walter Hilbert, P.E.

SEQR: Project is a unlisted action and will not have a significant effect on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. No coordinated review was performed.

SHPA: Cultural resource lists and maps have been checked. No registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at the project location. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.

Last Filing Date: 5/1/00

Project Location: Huntington

Project Description: The department has made a tentative determination to issue a SPDES permit for the discharge of 22,000 gallons per day of treated sanitary waste to the groundwater located at Deer Park Avenue, Huntington, New York. The proposed discharge is located within an area designated as a sole source aquifer. The following public water purveyors have been identified as having service areas located within a three mile radius of the applicant's facility: 1) Suffolk County Water Authority. SPDES NY-0253171

Permit: SPDES

Permit ID: NY-0253171


Applicant: Premium Wine Group, LLC
P.O. Box 907
Cutchogue, NY 11935

Office: SCDHS
15 Horseblock Place
Farmingville, NY 11738
(361) 854-2525

Contact: Walter Hilbert, P.E.

SEQR: Project is a unlisted action and will not have a significant effect on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. No coordinated review was performed.

SHPA: Cultural resource lists and maps have been checked. No registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at the project location. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.

Last Filing Date: 5/1/00

Project Location: Huntington

Project Description: The department has made a tentative determination to issue a SPDES permit for the discharge of 1,030 gallons of sanitary waste and 650 gallons per day of wash down water to the groundwater from a winery located at Cox Neck Road, Mattituck, New York. The proposed discharge is located with an area designated as a sole source aquifer. The following public water purveyors have been identified as having service areas located within a three mile radius of the applicant's facility: 1) Suffolk County Water Authority. SPDES NY-0253189

Permit: SPDES

Permit ID: NY-0253189

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS

Suffolk County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft EIS on the proposed construction of a New High School for the Miller Place Union Free School District, SED Project No. 58-02-08-02-0-017-001. Comments are requested on the Draft EIS and will be accepted by the contact person until April 14, 2000. The action involves 250,000 square feet of new construction on existing property. The project is located at 15 Memorial Drive in the Town of Brookhaven.

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


Suffolk County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft EIS on the proposed addition and alterations to the Islip Terrace Junior High School in the East Islip Union Free School District, SED Project No. 58-05-03-03-0-002-011. Comments are requested on the Draft EIS and will be accepted by the contact person until April 14, 2000. The action involves an addition of 100,000 square feet. The project is located on Redmen Street in Islip Terrace, New York.

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