Erie County - Pursuant to the NYS Clean Water/Drinking Water State Revolving Fund and the State Environmental Quality Review Act, the City of Buffalo Division of Water, as lead agency has determined that the North Basin Rehabilitation and Flocculation, SRF No. 16771 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves rehabilitation and modifications to the existing below grade North Sedimentation Basin. The modifications are required to convert the existing Basin from its current use as a backwash sludge holding tank back to its intended purpose as a raw water sedimentation basin. The project is located in the City of Buffalo Water Filtration Plant at the Foot of Porter Avenue, City of Buffalo, New York.
Contact: Paul Gareis, City of Buffalo, Division of Water, City Hall, Room 602, Buffalo, New York 14202, phone: (716)851-5851.
Erie County - The Common Council of the City of Buffalo, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Development of Union Ship Canal Area may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the adoption of land use controls (zoning) and design guidelines for 275 acres of vacant former industrial land, open space, and railroad yards. Land uses proposed for the development area are to include a mix of public open space, natural areas, office/commercial, light industrial, and distribution facilities. The project is located at Tifft Street (north), Seneca Rail Yard (east), City of Buffalo/Lackawanna line (south), and Route 5 (west).
Contact: Mary Martino, Rose LoTempio, James Pitts, City of Buffalo Common Council, Room 1301, City Hall, Niagara Square, Buffalo, New York 14203.
Close of Comment Period on Draft Scope
The Town Board of the Town of Amherst and the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, announces the close of comment period for the Amherst State Park Master Plan will be March 5, 2001. The project involves the preparation of a Master Plan, Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for a 77-acre State Park located in the Town of Amherst. The Project is located at 400 Mill Street, Amherst, New York.
Contact: Thomas B. Lyons, NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12238, phone: (518) 474-0409, and Eric W. Gillert, Town of Amherst, Amherst Municipal Building, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, New York 14221, phone: (716) 631-7051.