ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Public Notice

NYS Environmental Protection Fund - Hudson River Estuary Program

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation announces the availability of grant monies under the Hudson River Estuary Program of the NYS Environmental Protection Fund.

Eligibility: Municipalities (local public authority or public benefit corporation, a county, city, town, village, school district, supervisory district, district corporation, improvement district within a county, city, town or village, or Indian nation or tribe recognized by the state or the United States with a reservation wholly or partly within the boundaries of New York State, or any combination thereof; not-for-profit corporations.

Eligible Applicants must be located within the Hudson River Estuarine District.

Funding: For 2001, $1,125,000.00 is available for grants under the following funding categories: community interpretive centers and education projects; habitat protection and/or restoration; local scenic resources; community conservation and river stewardship; river access projects - boating, fishing, swimming, nature observation.

Deadline: Competitive applications are required and will be accepted through COB August 31, 2001.

For More Information: Applications and information may be obtained by contacting John Albert, Grants Administrator, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, 50 Wolf Rd., Albany, NY 12233-1080, (518) 457- 6558.

Meeting Notice

Meeting of: The New York City Watershed Protection and Partnership Council (WPPC) and Executive Committee

Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2001
(The WPPC Executive Committee will meet at 10:30 A.M., with the Full WPPC meeting immediately following.)

Location: Belleayre Mountain Ski Area, Route 28, Highmount, New York

Contact: Theresa Wescott, Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs at (518)474-4752

Negative Declaration

Otsego County - The Planning Board of the Town of Hartwick, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Expansion of Cooperstown Dreams Park will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a three-year plan for the expansion and enhancement of an existing seasonal youth baseball camp, consisting of construction or installation of four additional baseball fields, lodging units and support facilities which will result in an increase in the resident population from current 950 to 1160 players and coaches by year 2003. The project is located on the east side of New York State Route 28, in the Hamlet of Hartwick Seminary, south of The Commons commercial plaza, in the Town of Hartwick.

Contact: Richard Kelley, Ferdinand S. Thering, Town of Hartwick Planning Board, P. O. Box 275, Hartwick, New York 13348, phone (607) 293-8134.


Otsego County - The Planning Board of the Town of Hartwick, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Cooperstown Baseball Complex will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a new baseball facility consisting of six baseball fields, a concession stand, restroom facilities and a parking lot, and renovation of an existing barn for related usage, on a 75.5 acre tract on the east side of New York State Route 28 in the Town of Hartwick, Otsego County, New York.

Contact: Richard Kelley, Ferdinand S. Thering, Town of Hartwick Planning Board, P. O. Box 275, Hartwick, New York 13348, phone (607) 293-8134.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Columbia County - The Planning Board of the Town of Canaan, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Nextel Partners of Upstate New York, Inc. and Crown Atlantic Company. The action involves the construction of a wireless telecommunications tower. The project is located at 110 Dean Hill Road, Canaan, New York.

Contact: Charlotte Cowan, Town of Canaan Town Hall, Route 5S, Canaan, New York 12029.