ENB - REGION 8 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


Negative Declaration

Genesee County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed acquisition of land and additions/alterations to the John Kennedy Elementary School in the Batavia City School District, SED Project No. 18-03-00-01-0-008-007, will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the purchase of approximately 3.5 acres of land adjacent to existing property and 24,000 square feet of new additions. The project is located at 166 Vine Street in the City of Batavia.

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


Genesee County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed acquisition of land and additions/alterations to the Senior High School in the Batavia City School District, SED Project No. 18-03-00-01-0-015-009, will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the purchase of approximately 16 acres of land adjacent to existing property and 60,000 square feet of new additions. The project is located at 260 State Street in the City of Batavia.

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


Yates County - The Village of Penn Yan Board of Trustees, as lead agency has determined that the Off-Site and On-Site Infrastructure Funding, Construction and Intermunicipal Agreement will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the bonding and construction of certain off-site infrastructure improvements needed to correct existing stormwater drainage problems; replace outdated and undersized water services; extend water service to an unserved area in the village; replace outdated and undersized sanitary sewers; and extend sanitary sewer service to an unserved area in the Village of Penn Yan. The project is located in the Village of Penn Yan, New York.

Contact: Leigh A. MacKerchar, Mayor, Village of Penn Yan, Maiden Lane, PO Box 426, Penn Yan, New York 14527, phone: (315) 536-3015.

Positive Declaration and Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS

Orleans County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has required and accepted a Draft EIS on the proposed land acquisition and construction of a New Bus Garage for the Kendall Central School District, SED Project No. 45-06-07-04-5-005-001. The action involves the purchase of 19 acres of land adjacent to existing property and 6,000 square feet of new construction. The project is located on Roosevelt Highway in the Town of Kendall.

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


Seneca County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has required and accepted a Draft EIS on the proposed acquisition of land and construction of a new Bus Garage and Salt Barn for the Waterloo Central School District, SED Project No. 56-10-06-06-5-017-001. The action involves the acquisition of 22.8 acres of land and 31,000 square feet of new construction. The project is located at the intersection of Route 96 and Swift Street in the Town of Waterloo.

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