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 Twin Fork Oyster of Jamesport, 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 1,000 feet from shore, southwesterly of East Creek. 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 56' 06" and Longitude West 72 34' 06". The proposed off-bottom culture system would involve the deployment of up to 300 plastic mesh shellfish cages measuring 36" x 18" x 2". The shellfish species to be contained shall be Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica), hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria), and bay scallop (Argopecten irradians). 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 May 12, 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-6-00.

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


Region 1 - Notice is hereby given that the Department of Environmental Conservation is reviewing the application of Peconic Bay Prime of Southold, New York to obtain an OFF-BOTTOM CULTURE PERMIT, including request for two TEMPORARY MARINE AREA USE SUB-ASSIGNMENTS which would allow the placement and operation of off-bottom culture of shellfish grow-out activities on public underwater lands in Hog Neck Bay approximately 1,300 feet from shore and Little Peconic Bay approximately 1,200 feet from shore. The proposed off-bottom culture assignment Site No. 1 is a circular area having a center point located in Hog Neck Bay at Latitude North 41 01' 34" and Longitude West 72 26' 14" and Little Peconic Bay having a center point located at Latitude North 40 59' 23" and Longitude West 72 26' 41", each with a radius of 187 feet. The proposed off-bottom culture system would involve the deployment of up to 300 wire mesh shellfish cages at each site measuring 6' x 3' x 4'. The shellfish species to be contained shall be Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica), hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria), blue mussel (Mytilus edulis), bay scallop (Argopecten irradians) and soft clam (Mya arenaria). There are no existing Temporary Marine Area Use Assignments within 2 miles of the proposed Off-Bottom Culture/Assignment Areas. 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 May 12, 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-7-00.

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


Region 1 - Notice is hereby given that the Department of Environmental Conservation is reviewing the application of Edmund Zeneski of Southold, 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 Shelter Island Sound approximately 1,250 feet from shore, southwesterly of Beixedon Estates. The proposed off-bottom culture assignment site is a circular area with a radius of 250 feet having a center point located in Shelter Island Sound at Latitude North 41 03' 58" and Longitude West 72 24' 10". The proposed off-bottom culture system would involve the deployment of up to 150 vinyl-coated mesh shellfish cages each measuring 7' x 4' x 8". The shellfish species to be contained shall be Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) and hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria). 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 May 12, 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-9-00.

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


Region 1 - Notice is hereby given that the Department of Environmental Conservation is reviewing the application of Robert E. Spong of East Northport, 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 Napeague Bay approximately 1,500 feet from shore, southwesterly of Promised Land. The proposed off-bottom culture assignment site is a circular area with a radius of 250 feet having a center point located in Napeague Bay at Latitude North 40 59.945' and Longitude West 72 05.268'. The proposed off-bottom culture system would involve the deployment of up to 50 vinyl-coated mesh shellfish bags each measuring 3' x 2' x 3", and up to 50 shellfish cages measuring 3' x 3' x 3'. The shellfish species to be contained shall be Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica), hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria), blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) and bay scallop (Argopecten irradians). 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 May 12, 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-10-00.

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


Public Notice of Commercial Waste Collection, and Recyclables Collection

This notice is issued pursuant to Subdivision 4 of Section 120-w of the General Municipal Law and is a notice of a Draft Request for Proposals for the financing, provision of collection means and services and the facilities, having to do with the collection of municipal solid waste, and recyclables collection, from commercial, industrial and institutional establishments within the unincorporated areas within the town of Babylon, Suffolk County New York. The means, services and facilities are expected in include: the routing; containers; vehicles; central yard and facilities; administrative management; maintenance support; and customer service support; to perform services as specified in the Request for Proposal.

Copies of the Draft Request for Proposals may be obtained at Town of Babylon, Town Hall, Division of Purchasing Office, 200 East Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst, New York 11757 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., except Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays on and after Monday, April 17, 2000 for a fee of One Hundred Fifty Dollars ($150.00), until Friday, June 16, 2000.

Comments on the Draft must be received in quintuplicate at the office of James A. Nemley, Commissioner of General Services at the above address no later than 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 16, 2000.

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 Sachem East High School in the Sachem Central School District at Holbrook, SED Project No. 58-02-05-06-0-050-001. Comments are requested on the Draft EIS and will be accepted by the contact person until April 24, 2000. The action involves 416,500 square feet of new construction on existing property. The project is located on Granny Road in Farmingville, New York.

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

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Suffolk County - The Brookhaven Town Board, as lead agency has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Village on the Fairways (Planned Development District). A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on April 13, 2000 at 6:00 pm at the auditorium of Building 4 at the town of Brookhaven offices located at 3233 Route 112, Medford, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until April 25, 2000. The project is located along pine road, County Route 83 and New York State Route 112 in the Town of Brookhaven (Coram), Suffolk County, New York.

Contact: Ralph F. Wiebelt, Town Department of Planning, Environment and Development, Brookhaven Municipal Building, 3233 Route 112, Brookhaven, New York 11763, phone (516)451-6400, fax(516)451-6419.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Nassau County - The Incorporated Village of Roslyn Harbor , as lead agency has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Zoning Ordinance of Roslyn Harbor. The action involves the intent of the Board of Trustees to repeal the existing Zoning Ordinance of the Village of Roslyn Harbor and enact "The Zoning Ordinance of the Village of Roslyn Harbor, Nassau County, New York of 1999"; which will promote the health safety and the general welfare of the community and its natural resources while guiding the development and redevelopment of the Village of Roslyn Harbor. The project is located at the Incorporated Village of Roslyn Harbor, 500 Motts Cove Road South, Roslyn Harbor, NY.

Contact: Hon. Elizabeth Kaye, Village Treasurer, Incorporated Village of Roslyn Harbor, 500 Motts Cove Road South, Roslyn Harbor, NY 11576, phone (516)621-0368.