ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Negative Declaration

Westchester County - The Planning Commission of the City of Rye, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Rye City Land Acquisition will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves City Council authorization of bonding for the possible purchase of land in accordance with the City's approved Capital Improvements Program. It is anticipated that the properties would be used for preservation, recreation and environmental protection purposes. Funding assistance would come from various Federal, State and Local grants. The properties involved include the Rye Nursery (6.74 acres) and the Friends Meeting House (1.12 acres) properties located on Milton Road and a residential property (0.25 acres) located at 8 Belmont Avenue, all within the City of Rye, Westchester County.

Contact: Christian K. Miller, Planning Commission of the City of Rye, 1051 Boston Post Road, Rye, New York 10580, phone: (914) 967-7167.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft Generic EIS

Putnam County - The Town Board of the Town of Putnam Valley, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Master Plan Update and Proposed Zoning Changes. Comments on the Generic Draft EIS will be accepted until October 4, 2001. The action involves adoption of 2001 Comprehensive Plan for the Town of Putnam Valley and changes to Town Zoning Code implementing changes to PC zone and, otherwise, Town of Putnam Valley. The project is located in the Town of Putnam Valley.

Contact: Carmelo J. Santos, Town of Putnam Valley, 265 Oscawant Lake Road, Putnam Valley, New York 10579, phone: (845) 526-2121.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Orange County - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) and the Palisades Interstate Park Commission (PIPC), as lead agencies, have accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Adoption and Implementation of a Master Plan for Sterling Forest State Park. The action involves adoption and implementation of a Master Plan for Sterling Forest State Park. The plan includes proposals for resource protection and for recreation use including a visitor center, cabins, boat access areas and an assessment of areas for camping. The plan also provides for hiking, biking, equestrian, cross country skiing, and interpretive trails. The plan recommends designation of a large portion of the park as a Park Preservation Area and as a NYS Bird Conservation Area. The FEIS describes potential environmental impacts and mitigation of those impacts. The project is located Sterling Forest State Park is located in the Towns of Monroe, Tuxedo and Warwick, Orange County.

Contact:
Thomas B. Lyons, Director
Environmental Management Bureau
NYS OPRHP
Agency Building #1, Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12238
(518) 474-0409
E-mail: thomas.lyons@oprhp.state.ny.us

and

Kenneth G. Krieser
Deputy Executive Director
Palisades Interstate Park Commission
Administration Headquarters
Bear Mountain, NY 10911-0427
Phone (845) 786-2701
E-mail: kenneth.krieser@oprhp.state.ny.us