ENB - REGION 9 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Negative Declaration

Erie County - The Town of Aurora, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Water Improvement Area No. 7 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of approximately 21,000 feet of new and replacement waterline to serve 150 developed and 47 undeveloped parcels. The watermain will supply municipal water to previously unserved residents on Cook Road and Lapham Road as well as serviced residents on Castle Hill, Glen Ridge and Big Tree Road in the Town of Aurora.

Contact: Bryan T. Smith, R & D Engineering, 268 Main Street, Suite 600, Buffalo, New York 14202, phone: (716) 856-2142.


Niagara County - The Planning Board of the City of Niagara Falls, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Penninox Stainless Steel Rolling Mill will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction and operation of a brand-new state-of-the-art stainless steel rolling mill (“the Facility”) for production of stainless steel wire rod and bar on an approximate 27-acre parcel of land located on Buffalo Avenue in the City of Niagara Falls, New York. The Facility, when fully operational, will be capable of processing approximately 200,000 tons per year of finished stainless steel product. The Facility will operate one shift initially, expanding to three shifts when fully operational. Initial employment is projected at 100 the first year, expanding to 210 in year two and 370 in year three. In addition to the main rolling mill building (“the Rolling Mill”) there is an office building (the Carborundum Building), a central shop and warehouse, a vehicle maintenance shop, a water treatment plant, an oil and grease storage building and a compressed air plant. The project is located at 1625 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, New York.

Contact: Thomas J. DeSantis, City of Niagara Falls Planning Board, 745 Main Street, Niagara Falls, New York 14302-0069, phone: (716) 286-4477.


Niagara County - The Village of Middleport, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Village of Middleport Local Waterfront Revitalization Program will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves preparation of a comprehensive planning program for the waterfront that addresses issues relevant to waterfront revitalization, environmental resource protection, public access and recreation, commercial and recreation surface water uses and flooding and erosion. The project is located in the Village of Middleport.

Contact: Wendy E. Weber Salvati, Village of Middleport, 95 John Muir Drive, Suite 100, Amherst, New York 14228, phone (716) 688-0766.


Positive Declaration

Chautauqua County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed addition and alterations to the Elementary School #7 in the Dunkirk City School District, SED Project No. 06-08-00-01-0-006-005, may have a significant environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves 40,170 square feet of new additions on existing property. The project is located at 348 Lakeshore Drive E. in the City of Dunkirk.

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


Chautauqua County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed addition and alterations to the Elementary School #3 in the Dunkirk City School District, SED Project No. 06-08-00-01-0-002-004, may have a significant environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves 43,890 square feet of new additions and the purchase of 0.2 acres of land adjacent to existing property. The project is located at 742 Lamphere Street in the City of Dunkirk.

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


Erie County - The Town of Orchard Park, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Bierworth-Reidman Homes, Inc. may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the rezoning of vacant land from B-2 and R-3 to R-3 Special Exception use for the purpose of construction a 296-unit apartment complex. The project is located on the east side of Orchard Park Road, south of Southwestern Boulevard in the Town of Orchard Park.

Contact: Sarah K. desJardins, Town of Orchard Park, S4295 South Buffalo Street, Orchard Park, New York 14127, phone: (716) 662-6433.