ENB - REGION 7 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Negative Declaration

Onondaga County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Mining Permit Modification for David J. Smith - Hoyt Road Pit will not have a significant environmental impact. The action involves the modification of an existing DEC Mining Permit by increasing Life-of-Mine by 4.7 acres, bringing the total to 9.0 acres, out of a total of 12.9 acres owned by the applicant. The project is located at the Hoyt Road Pit, on Hoyt Road, off of Stump Road, in the Town of Skaneateles.

Contact: Joanne L. March, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Environmental Permits, Region 7, 615 Erie Boulevard West,Syracuse, New York 13204-2400, phone: (315) 426-7438, fax: (315) 426-7425.


Tompkins County - The Tompkins County Health Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Boiceville 24 Unit Cluster will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of 24 one-unit (one and two bedrooms) buildings of rental housing on 8.4 acres, with 4 subsurface sewage systems each designed for 990 gpd, and a central drinking water system with one well designed for an average daily flow of 2,400 gpd. Occupancy is expected for approximately 32 people. The project is located at the northwest intersection of Boiceville Road and Valley Road, Town of Caroline.

Contact: John M. Andersson, P.E., Director, Division of Environmental Health, Tompkins County Health Department, 401 Harris B. Dates Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850-1386, phone: (607) 274-6688.

Notice of Draft Scope of EIS

Tompkins County - The State University Construction Fund, as lead agency, has submitted a Draft Scope for the Environmental Impact Statement on the Waste Stream Management Facility at College of Veterinary Medicine New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University. Written comments on this scope are welcomed at the Construction Fund through January 12, 2001. The action involves: implementation of an Alkaline Hydrolysis system for treatment of carcass wastes determined by the CCVM to be unsuitable for processing at a commercial rendering facility; continued off-site shipment and rendering of carcass wastes determined to be suitable for processing at a commercial rendering facility; implementation of separate Internal Steam Sterilization (ISS) systems for treatment of conventional regulated medical waste (cRMW) and infectious bedding waste; continued on-site composting of non-infectious bedding waste, and composting of treated bedding waste once the ISS system demonstrates compliance with applicable regulations; continued on-site incineration of carcass and bedding waste in the existing incinerator, and off-site treatment of cRMW, until the Alkaline Hydrolysis and ISS system demonstrate compliance with applicable regulations; and dismantle the existing incinerator and replace with a back-up Alkaline Hydrolysis system once the primary Alkaline Hydrolysis syste demonstrates compliance with applicable regulations.

Contact: Margaret McSorley, State University Construction Fund, State University Plaza, PO Box 1946, Albany, NY 12201-1946, phone: (518) 689-2591, fax: (518) 689-2635 or e-mail mcsorlep@sysadm.suny.edu.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Oswego County - The Planning Board of the Village of Central Square, as lead agency, has accepted a Final EIS on the proposed Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. The action involves the Site Plan approval and related permits and approvals for the construction and operation of a Wal-Mart Supercenter on 44 acres of land located on the North side of NYS Route 49, west of Route 81 in the Village of Central Square, New York.

Contact: Rita Reed, Chairperson of the Planning Board, Village of Central Square, P.O. Box 509, 3125 East Avenue, Central Square, New York 13036, phone: (315) 668-2558.


Tompkins County - The City of Ithaca Planning and Development Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final EIS on the proposed Cornell University Duffield Hall. The action involves Site Plan Approval for the proposed Cornell University Duffield Hall. The project consists of a new 153,000 square foot nanotechnology research facility, together with the demolition of Knight Laboratory, construction of a 24,000 square foot atrium, renovations to Phillips Hall, a redesigned service yard, and modifications to the Engineering Quadrangle, including grading, drainage, and landscaping. The location of the project area, as described in this plan, is located in the Central Campus area of Cornell University. It is bordered by Campus Road to the North; Hoy Road to the east; Rhodes Hall, Ward Laboratory, and Cascadilla Creek to the south; and Carpenter Hall, Hollister Hall, and Snee Hall to the west. The area is located within the City of Ithaca.

Contact: JoAnn Cornish, Deputy Director of Planning and Development, Department of Planning and Development, 108 East Green Street, Ithaca, New York 14850, phone: (607) 274-6550; fax: (607) 274-6558.