ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Public Meeting

The Environmental Justice Advisory Group, established by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, will be holding the last of four public meetings throughout New York State to solicit comments on environmental justice issues affecting the people of the State of New York. The meeting schedule is as follows:

July 12, 2000 Albany, NY Council of Community Services Bldg.
200 Henry Johnson Blvd., Albany, NY
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

*Please plan to arrive on time in order to participate fully in the meeting.*

Topics for Comment: We invite you to comment on any of the following issues, or any other environmental justice-related issues of concern to you:

If you cannot attend one of the public meetings, you can send written comments to:

Monica Abreu Conley, Esq., Environmental Justice Coordinator, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, 50 Wolf Road, Room 611, Albany, NY 12233-1040 or send an email at envirju@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Public Notice

Pursuant to Title 3, Article 49 of the Environmental Conservation Law, the Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives notice of the following:

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Section 49-0305(9) of the Environmental Conservation Law, of the Department's intent to acquire a Conservation Easement from the Catholic Mechanics Union of New York (The Catholic Kolping Society), the unincorporated part of the Town of Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York.

For further information, contact James K. Jensen, Superintendent, Bureau of Real Property, NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation, 50 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12233-4256; telephone (518) 457-7670.

Negative Declaration

Orange County - The Town of Montgomery Planning Board, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Greenwalt Development Home Depot Warehouse and Distribution Center will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a 761,000 square foot warehouse/distribution center containing a 15,000 square foot internal office plus a parking area for 291 truck trailers and 177 automobiles. The project is located on County Road 99 adjacent to I-84 to the north and Consolidated Railroad line to the east.

Contact: Mrs. Cathie Raia, Secretary, Town of Montgomery Planning Board, Ltown Hall-110 Bracken Road, Montgomery, New York 12549.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Sullivan County - The Mamakating Town Board, as lead agency has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Adoption of Comprehensive Plan and Zoning. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on July 18, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 3170 Route 209, Wurtsboro, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until August 11, 2000. The action involves the proposed adoption of a comprehensive plan, zoning amendments and a zoning map for the Town of Mamakating. The project is located in the Town of Mamakating, New York.

Contact: Jean Dougherty, Town Clerk, 3170 Route 209, Wurtsboro, New York 12790, phone: (914) 888-3025.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Westchester County - The City of Yonkers, as lead agency has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Yonkers Comprehensive Plan and Revisions to the Yonkers Zoning Ordinance. The action involves the adoption of a new Comprehensive Plan for the City of Yonkers and revisions to the Zoning Ordinance based upon policies and findings from the Comprehensive Plan. The project is located in the City of Yonkers, New York.

Contact: Lee J. Ellman, Planning Director, Yonkers Planning Bureau, 87 Nepperhan Avenue, Suite 320, Yonkers, New York 10701, phone (914) 377-6557.