ENB - REGION 7 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Public Hearing

Broome County - The Town of Maine Town Board, as lead agency, will hold a public hearing on the Proposed Local Law on Tuesday, May 8, 2001 at 7:00 p.m. at Maine Town Hall, 12 Lewis Street, Maine, NY. The action involves the change of zoning from Residential District R-1 to Rural-Residential (R-R) at 451 Frederick Road and 469 Frederick Road in the Town of Maine.

Contact: June Darlin, Town Clerk of the Town of Maine, Maine Town Hall, 12 Lewis Street, PO Box 336, Maine, NY 13802, phone: (607) 862-3334.

Negative Declaration

Cayuga County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Part 364 Permit for Grant's Septic Sevice: Land Application of Septage will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The applicant proposes to land apply septage on approximately 60 acres (out of a total of 142 acres) owned by the applicant, John Grant. The project is located on Grant property on Creek Road and State Route 90, Town of Genoa.

Contact: Joanne March, NYS DEC, Division of Environmental Permits, 615 Erie Blvd West, Syracuse, NY 13204-2400, Phone (315) 426-7438, Fax (315) 426-7425, e-mail: jlmarch@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Chenango County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Management Ignited Prescribed Fire, Hunts Pond State Forest RA# 38, Stands A-4, 15, 19, 25; B-4, 21 and 25 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a management ignited prescribed fire to consume grass, brush, and invading hardwood species in March, April or early May in 2001 and 2002 on seven burn units on Hunts Pond State Forest. The fire is intended to rejuvenate grass species and set back encroaching brush or hardwood saplings. The fields are intended to remain open as part of the biodiversity under the Chenangadilla Unit Management Plan. The project is scheduled during the aforesaid months provided that preset weather and fuel parameters are met to obtain management objectives and to provide for the safety of personnel and the public. The project is located in Hunts Pond State Forest, Town of New Berlin.

Contact: Andrew Goeller, NYS DEC, 2715 State Highway 80, Sherburne, NY 13460, phone: (607) 674-4036.


Chenango County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Prescribed fire of 50 Acres of Chenango RA#35; Stands A-67, 74 and C-37 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposed surface fire that will be conducted to consume grass and brush species in April or May of 2001. The fire is intended to rejuvenate grass species and to reduce the amount of encroaching brush. The field is being managed under the adopted Long Pond Unit Management Plan. The Plan promotes biodiversity by maintaining certain fields as grasslands. The proposed prescribed fire will allow the grasses to flourish, while delaying normal vegetative succession. The fire is prescribed to kill 100% of the target brush species and rejuvenate 75-90% of the grass species. The project is located on State Route 41, Town of Smithville.

Contact: Charles Hurtgam, NYS DEC, 2715 State Highway 80, Sherburne, NY 13460, phone: (607) 674-4036.


Tompkins and Schuyler Counties - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Management Ignited Prescribed Fire Connecticut Hill Wildlife Management Area will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a controlled burn of 11 acres on Connecticut Hill Wildlife Management Area in Tompkins and Schuyler counties. The proposed burn is broken down into 3 sub-units ranging in size from 3 to 5 acres. The purpose of the prescribed fire is to consume available fuels and retard brush and tree growth to promote the growth and vigor of grass species and legumes to maintain the site in early successional habitat consistent with wildlife management goals. The prescribed fire is planned for early March through early June of 2001. The controlled burn may be selected any time between these dates, provided environmental conditions are favorable to accomplish the specific management goals. The project is located on Connecticut Hill Road, DEC access road; Town of Newfield and Town of Catherine.

Contact: Bruce Manuel, NYS DEC, 1285 Fisher Avenue, Cortland, NY 13045, phone: (607) 753-3095 ext. 246.


Oswego County - The Village of Pulaski, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Pump Station and Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves improvement of the Villageís four (4) wastewater pump stations to include the replacement of pumps and controls, removal of existing buried diesel generator fuel tanks and installation of new above ground fuel tanks along with repair to the pump station structures. The Village of Pulaskiís wastewater treatment plant will have two (2) existing tanks converted to Sequencing Batch Reactors (SBR) with a third, new SBR tank being constructed on site. Additionally, two (2) covered aerobic sludge digestion tanks, one (1) chlorine contact/dechlorination tank, a winterized sludge building to house blowers, emergency generator, sludge belt filter press and related electrical equipment will be constructed. The project is located at the Village of Pulaski Wastewater Treatment Plant (Riverview Drive) and Pump Station Sites (Forest Drive, River Street, Mitchell Avenue and Route 13) in the Village of Pulaski.

Contact: Mr. Edward Delaney, Mayor, 4917 Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 227, Pulaski, NY 13142, Phone: (315) 298-6637, Fax: (315) 298-5274, E-mail: ed62144@aol.com