ENB - REGION 5 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Public Notice

Pursuant to Title 3, Article 49 of the Environmental Conservation Law, the Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives public notice of the following:

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Section 49-0305(9) of the Environmental Conservation Law, of the Department’s intent to acquire a Conservation Easement from Lands of the Oneidas Council of the Boy Scouts of American, Inc. over certain lands located in the Town of Long Lake, Hamilton County, New York.

For further information contact:
James K. Jensen, Superintendent
NYS DEC
Bureau of Real Property
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-4256
(518) 402-9442


Cutting of Trees in the Forest Preserve

Applicant: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
Region 5
Bureau of Recreation
PO Box 296
Ray Brook, NY 12977

Contact: Douglas Fitzgerald

SEQR: Project is not subject to SEQR review because it is a Type II action.

SHPA: No registered, eligible, or inventoried archaeological or historic sites were identified at the project location.

Last Filing Date: 60 days from publication

Project Location: Lake Harris Public Campground, Town of Newcomb

Project Description: Removal of 16 trees for the construction of a new comfort station and shower building. Tops and stems will be chipped and dispersed on site. Modernization of the shower building at this facility is listed in the Final Unit Management Plan for this Intensive Use Area, June 1995.


Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

Applicant: John Carr
Tisdal Associates
113 Main Street
Malone, New York 13617

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050

Contact: Thomas E. Saehrig

Application No.: 2001-127

Project Name: Town of Duane

Location: Town of Duane, Franklin County on the south side of County Rte. 26

SEQR: Excluded

Comment Period Ends: August 9, 2001

Project Description: Applicant proposes a greater than 25% expansion of a commercial sand and gravel extraction and an after-the-fact permit for the construction of a 4,600 square foot Town Highway Maintenance Garage and a 120 sq. ft. fuel storage building. The mined materials will be used solely by the Town of Duane for the Town’s landfill closure project (7,200 cubic yards on a one time basis) and for winter road sanding operations (3,000 cubic yards annually). During winter months approximately 6 to 8 loaded trucks leave and return to the site daily, depending upon weather conditions.


Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

Applicant: Frank Fields
HCR 1, Box 433
Lewis, NY 12950
Phone: (518) 873-2195

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050

Contact: George V. Outcalt, Jr.

Application No.: 2001-029

Project Name: Mike Christian Gravel Pit

Location: Brookfield Road, Town of Essex

SEQR: Excluded

Comment Period Ends: August 16, 2001

Project Description: The proposed project involves a new commercial sand and gravel extraction on a 96-acre parcel of property. The applicant proposes to mine about 5,000 cubic yards of material a year (i.e., 1,500± cubic yards of sand and 3,500 cubic yards of gravel). The operation will involve a front end loader, stationary screening plant and a crusher. The mine will operate Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. The main access route will be along the Brookfield Road. The initial phase of the mine will cover a two-acre area that will be mined over a five year period. The life of mine will cover 14 acres including the initial two-acre area. No blasting is proposed as part of the mining operation.


Negative Declaration

Washington County - The Town of Cambridge, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Brower's Pit Sand and Gravel Mine Site will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves mining and processing sand and gravel from 4 acres of a 42-acre property. The project is located in Cambridge, New York.

Contact: Eric M. Shaw, 844 County Route 59, Cambridge, New York 12816, phone: (518) 677-3248.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Warren County - The Town Board of the Town of Queensbury, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Aviation Mall Renovation and Expansion. The action involves construction and operation of a 125,000 SF GLA single-story building resulting in a 100,000 SF GLA expansion to the existing Aviation Mall, associated parking and other accessory uses, as well as the rezoning of lands located northwest of Aviation Mall between Aviation Mall and the I-87 (Northway) Exit 19, and to amend the Town of Queensbury Zoning Ordinance regarding the enclosed shopping center - 25 acre zone. Upon completion, the overall Aviation Mall will be 661,000 SF GLA. The project is located on Aviation Road, in the Town of Queensbury.

Contact: Christopher J Round, Town of Queensbury, Department of Community Development, 742 Bay Road, Queensbury, New York 12804, phone: (518) 761-8221.