ENB - REGION 8 NOTICES

Negative Declaration

Chemung County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed acquisitions of land adjacent to the Diven Elementary School in the Elmira City School District, SED Project No. 07-06-00-01-0-006-008, will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the purchase of three separate sites adjacent to existing property in the Town of Elmira. The project locations are .148 acres located at 1102 Grand Central Avenue, .084 acres located at 1104 Grand Central Avenue and .072 acres located at 1106 Grand Central Avenue.

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


Genesee County - The Town of Pembroke Town Board, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Amendments to Zoning Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the amendments to the zoning law definitions for professional office, family day care home, group family day care home and home occupation. The project is located within the Town of Pembroke.

Contact: William Kappus, Town Supervisor, town of Pembroke, 1145 main Road, Corfu, New York 14036, phone: (716) 762-8246.


Seneca County - The NYS Dept of Public Service, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Case 00-G-0670 NYSEG Gas Franchise will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the installation of approximately 35,500 feet of 10 inch steel pipeline to serve a prison site and some residential customers. The project is located in the Towns of Varick and Romulus with the majority being on the Seneca Army Depot west of the Village of Romulus.

Contact: John M. Strub, NYS Dept. of Public Service, Agency Bldg. #3, Empire State Plaza, Albany, N.Y. 12223, Phone: (518) 473-2937.


Steuben County - The Village of South Corning, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Park Avenue Mini Storage will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of a dirt mound using native soil from the rear of the project site and construction of mini storage buildings for rental to the public. The total project area is approximately 8.5 acres. The project is located on River road in the Village of South Corning.

Contact: Joseph P. Clark, Village Attorney, 46 East Market Street, Corning, New York 14830-2615, phone: (607) 962-2615.

Positive Declaration

Monroe County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed land acquisition and construction of a New Transportation Facility in the Rush-Henrietta Central School District, SED Project No. 26-17-01-06-5-019-001, may have a significant environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the purchase of approximately 45 acres of land and 40,000 square feet of new construction. The project is located on Lehigh Station Road in the Town of Henrietta.

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


Monroe County - The Monroe County Water Authority, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Lake Water Supply Project may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the establishing of a cold water service area in Webster, Monroe County, New York as part of a "Lake Water Supply Project". The project will be designed to convey naturally chilled water withdrawn from Lake Ontario to meet the combined demands of the Authority's proposed "East Side Water Treatment Plant" and the comfort and process cooling requirements of existing and prospective businesses. Portions of the Lake Ontario intake system and landside components consisting of the chilled water facility, cold water service area chilled water distribution piping, and lake water return piping will be located in the Town of Webster, New York.

Contact: Richard J. Metzger, Monroe County Water Authority, PO Box 10999, 475 Norris Drive, Rochester, New York 14610-0999, phone: (716)442-2001, Ext. 240.

Positive Declaration and Public Scoping Meeting

Schuyler and Steuben Counties - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Use of Aquatic Herbicide Sonar to Lamoka and Waneta Lakes may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Written comments on the draft scope will be accepted until September 1, 2000. A public scoping session will be held on August 18, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. in the Wayne Town Hall. The action involves application of Aquatic Herbicide Sonar to Lamoka and Waneta Lakes. The project is located in Schuyler and Steuben Counties.

Contact: John Cole, Division of Environmental Permits, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, New York 14414, phone: (716) 226-5402.