ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
NOTICE OF PUBLIC SCOPING

DEC #4-3842-00081/00001

Town of Schaghticoke, Rensselaer County

Rensselaer County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as SEQR lead agency, has determined that the proposed Warren Fane Inc./Ward mine may have a significant impact on the environment and that a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) must be prepared.

Written comments are requested on the draft scoping outline and will be accepted by the project manager until COB May 9, 2001. The scoping outline will be used as the basis for the preparation of the DEIS.

The proposed action involves the mining of sand and gravel from 150 acres (out of a 214-acre parcel) in seven phases, including onsite processing and washing operations.

Copies of the draft scoping outline are available for review at the Town of Schaghticoke Town Hall, North Line Drive, Melrose, NY; the Diver Memorial Library, Schaghticoke, NY; Mechanicville District Public Library, North Main Street, Mechanicville; and the NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters, Schenectady, NY. Additional copies may also be obtained by contacting the NYSDEC project manager.

Contact: Thomas Haley, Project Manager, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 4, 1130 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306, (518) 357-2069.


Negative Declaration

Albany County - The New York State Department of Transportation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Quackenbush Square Parking Garage will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction and operation by the Albany Parking Authority of a parking garage. The project is located at Quackenbush Square on Broadway in Downtown Albany.

Contact: Thomas Werner, NYS Department of Transportation, Region One, 84 Holland Avenue, Albany, New York 12208, phone: (518) 474-6178.


Conditioned Negative Declaration

Schoharie County - The Town of Richmondville, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Warnerville Water District Water System will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30-day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice. The action involves water service extension from the Village of Cobleskill water supply to the Warnerville Water District, including 15,680 lineal feet of distribution mains connected to the Cobleskill Water System via 3,600 lineal feet of 12-inch transmission main, and to a new 250,000 gallon storage tank via another 2,200 lineal feet of 12-inch transmission main. The project will serve approximately 220 homes and businesses in the Warnerville Water District. The project is located Warnerville Water District, Rt. 7, Richmondville, Schoharie County, NY.

The conditions are:

Prior to constructing the water distribution system, the Town of Richmondville will obtain:

Contact: Judy Pangman, Lamont Engineers, One Main Street, PO Box 610, Cobleskill, NY 12043, phone:(518) 234-4028, Fax: (518) 234-7422.