ENB - REGION 6 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Notice of Acceptance of Draft UMP/EIS and Public Hearing

St. Lawrence, Hamilton and Franklin Counties - The NYS DEC, as lead agency, has completed the Draft UMP/EIS for the Bog River Management Complex Plan which includes management actions for the Horseshoe Lake Wild Forest, Lows Lake Primitive Area, Hitchins Pond Primitive Area and Conifer Easement Lands. A copy of the Draft UMP/EIS may be obtained from the contact person listed below.

A public meeting will be held for the purpose of receiving public comments on the draft UMP/EIS at 7:00 p.m. on September 10, 2001 at the Tupper Lake High School on Chaney Avenue in Tupper Lake. Comments on the plan will be accepted until September 28, 2001. Proposed actions may include: construction of recreational trails which may require crossing wetlands, construction of additional campsites and parking lots, and restriction of float plane use on portions of the unit. Potential environmental impacts from implementation of the UMP may include temporary minor erosion, temporary increased siltation and stream bottom disturbance, increased recreational usage in certain areas and minor noise impacts during the construction of new facilities within the unit. The project is located in St. Lawrence County, Towns of Colton and Piercefield; Hamilton County, Town of Long Lake; and Franklin County, Town of Altamont.

Contact: Stewart Brown, NYS DEC, 6739 US Highway 11, Potsdam, NY 13676, phone (315) 265-3090.


Negative Declaration

St. Lawrence County - The Village of Potsdam, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Potsdam Comprehensive Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves adoption of a revised comprehensive plan by the Village of Potsdam Board of Trustees. The project is located villagewide.

Contact: Stuart G. Baker, Potsdam Planning and Development Office, P. O. Box 5168, Potsdam, New York 13676, phone: (315) 265-1670.


St. Lawrence County - The Construction Fund of the State University, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Academic Space for Veterinary Science Program will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of a 13,550+ masonry and steel building to house Veterinary Science Program. Space includes offices, lab, surgery room, classroom, lounge. The project is located at the State University College of Technology, Canton, New York.

Contact: Margaret C. McSorley, State University College of Technology, Canton, New York 13617, phone: (315) 386-7221.


St. Lawrence County - The New York Power Authority, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed transfer of ownership of 781.6 acres of land will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action consists of the transfer of 781.6 acres of surplus land from the New York Power Authority to the following four towns: Massena, 66.8 acres; Louisville, 40.4 acres; Lisbon, 4 acres; and Waddington, 670.4 acres.

Contact: William V. Slade, New York Power Authority, 123 Main Street, White Plains, New York, 10601. 914/681-6405