ENB - REGION 1 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Negative Declaration

Suffolk County - The Planning Board of the Town of Brookhaven, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Site Plan of Fairway Manor at Blue Point will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of 120 additional senior citizen rental units onto an existing complex. The project is located on Sunrise Highway, Brookhaven.

Contact: Ralph F. Wiebelt, Division of Planning, 3233 Route 112, Medford, New York 11763, phone: (516) 451-6415.


Positive Declaration

Nassau County - The New York State Department of Transportation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Finalization and Adoption of Master Plan Update for Republic Airport may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the finalization and adoption of a Master Plan Update for Republic Airport. The proposed improvements include obstruction removal of all approaches to runways; the acquisition of easements or other property interests primarily to meet federal safety guidelines for Runway Protection Zone safety areas, Obstacle Free Areas and Federal Aviation Regulations Part 77 transitional surfaces; relocation or extension of taxiways and fence lines for safety and operational purposes, the relocation of the displaced threshold on Runway 19 for safety reasons; corporate aviation development and non-aviation development. The project occupies 526 acres in East Farmingdale, in the Town of Babylon.

Contact: Hughes D. Jones, 7550 Republic Airport, East Farmingdale, New York 11735, phone: (631) 752-7707, ext. 111.


Positive Declaration with Public Scoping

Suffolk County - The New York State Department of Transportation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Long Island Travel and Information Center at Eastbound Long Island Expressway between Exits 51 and 52 may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A Public Scoping Session will be held on June 25, 2001 at 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at NYS Department of Transportation Offices, State Office Building - Cafeteria, 250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, New York. The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) proposes to develop a Travel and Information Center (LITIC) along the Long Island Expressway (LIE -- I-495) on an approximately 11.8-acre parcel between Exits 51 and 52 of the LIE in the Town of Huntington. The facility, accessible only from the eastbound LIE, would have a traveler information center, restrooms, parking for cars, trucks, buses and recreational vehicles, and related facilities. The existing 2-lane Carl's Straight Path bridge over the LIE at the western end of the project site would be replaced by a new 3-lane bridge in the same location as the existing structure.

Contact: Joseph Scariza, Attention: Matthew Hoffman, NYSDOT, 250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, New York 11788, phone: (631) 952-7049.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Nassau County - The City Council of the City of Long Beach, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Superblock Urban Renewal Plan. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on July 10, 2001 at 8:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1 West Chester Street, Long Beach, New York. The action involves adoption of an Urban Renewal Plan and related zoning controls for the redevelopment of a 6+ acre site located between Broadway and the Boardwalk and Riverside Boulevard and Long Beach Boulevard in the City of Long Beach, New York. If the urban renewal plan is approved, the subsequent development project could include: limited commercial uses; restaurants; hotel with various services and facilities; residences; and accessory parking spaces. The project would involve utilization of Shore Road, which has already been demapped.

Contact: Bruce Nyman, City of Long Beach, 1 West Chester Street, Long Beach, New York 11561, phone (516) 431-1000.