ENB - REGION 1 NOTICES

        
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Negative Declaration

Nassau County - The Village of Lawrence, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed zoning changes will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves zoning changes to the Code of the Village of Lawrence. The project is located in the Village of Lawrence.

Contact: Peter W. Overs, 196 Central Avenue, Lawrence, NY 11559, phone: (516) 239-4600, fax: (516) 239-7039, e-mail: villageoflawrence.org


Nassau and Suffolk Counties - The Long Island Power Authority, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Summer 2002 Combustion Turbine Generation Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action proposes to provide five new electric generating facilities on Long Island to improve system reliability and meet a critical need for additional generating capacity for the Summer of 2002. The five facilities will be powered by a total of nine GE LM 6000 combustion turbines, each equipped with state-of-the-art pollution monitoring and control devices. Four of the five facilities will be equipped with two combustion turbines and will generate 79.9 megawatts (MW) of power to the electric grid (i.e., total of 8 combustion turbines and 319.6 MW). The fifth facility will have one turbine generating 47 MW to the grid. The five sites that LIPA has identified in Nassau and Suffolk Counties as appropriate for combustion turbines are located in: 1) Glenwood Landing in the Town of Oyster Bay; 2) Village of Port Jefferson; 3) Shoreham in the Town of Brookhaven; 4) Edgewood in the Town of Islip; and 5) Hicksville in the Town of Oyster Bay.

Contact: Edward J. Grilli, 333 Earle Ovington Boulevard, Suite 403, Uniondale, NY 11553, phone: (516) 719-9877, e-mail: egrilli@lipower.org

Notice of Positive Declaration, Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Bronx, Kings, Queens, Richmond and Suffolk Counties - The New York Power Authority, as lead agency, determined that the proposed In-City Generation Project: Construction and Operation of Eleven Natural Gas Turbine Generators in New York City and Suffolk County may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a Draft EIS has been accepted. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on December 19, 2001 at 6:00 PM at Middle School 88, 544 Seventh Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. The Draft EIS Public Comment Period ends: December 31, 2001. The New York Power Authority has sited, constructed and operates eleven new simple cycle natural gas combustion turbine generators in the New York City metropolitan area. Ten of these nominal 47 megawatt GE LM6000 gas turbine units are located at various locations within New York City and one is located in Suffolk County. All of the facilities that are part of this action have received air quality permits from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation pursuant to 6NYCRR Part 201. Hell Gate Site: This project site is located on a parcel in the Port Morris section of the Bronx, in Community Board 1. The site is bordered by the East River to the east, Locust Avenue to the west, 132nd Street to the south and 134th Street to the north. Two natural gas turbine generators, producing an aggregate up to 79.9 MW, have been constructed on this site. The projects are located as follows:

Harlem River Yards Site: This project site is located on land within the Harlem River Yards railroad property, in the Port Morris section of the Bronx, in Community Board 1. The site is bordered by East 132nd Street to the north, the Bronx Kill to the south, and the Triborough Bridge to the west. Two natural gas turbine generators, producing an aggregate up to 79.9 MW, have been constructed on this site.

North 1st and Grand Streets Site: This project site is located in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, in Community Board 1. The site is located along the East River, fronting on River Street between North 1st and Grand Streets. One natural gas turbine generator, producing up to 47 MW, has been constructed on this site.

23rd Street and 3rd Avenue Site: This project site is located in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn, in Community Board 7. The site is located along the East River and is bordered by the 23rd Street extension on the north and 3rd Avenue to the east. Two natural gas turbine generators, producing an aggregate up to 79.9 MW, have been constructed on this site.

Vernon Boulevard Site: This project site is located in the Long Island City section of Queens, in Community Board 2. The site is bordered by Vernon Boulevard to the east, the Queensboro Bridge to the north, an unbuilt section of West 43rd Avenue to the south, and the East River to the west. Two natural gas turbine generators, producing an aggregate up to 79.9 MW, have been constructed on this site.

Pouch Terminal Site: This project site is located in the Rosebank section of Staten Island in Community District 1. The site is bordered by Edgewater Street to the east, Bay Street to the west, and Lynhurst Avenue to the north. One natural gas turbine generator, producing up to 47 MW, has been constructed on this site.

Brentwood Site: This project site is located on the grounds of the Pilgrim State Hospital in the Brentwood area of the Town of Islip. The project is located on the west portion of the hospital property and is surrounded on all sides by lands associated with the Pilgrim State Hospital. One natural gas turbine generator, producing up to 47 MW, has been constructed on this site.

Contact: William V. Slade, Director, Environmental Division, New York Power Authority, 123 Main Street, White Plains, New York 10601, phone: (914) 681-6405, fax: (914) 287-3294.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Nassau County - The Village of Port Washington North Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft EIS on the proposed change of zone from Economic Development A to a new proposed Senior Housing District and development of the site in accordance with the new zoning. A public hearing will be held with regard to the Draft EIS at 7:00 p.m. on December 11, 2001 in the Jeanne Rimsky Theater at the Landmark on Main Street (the old Main Street School), 232 Main Street, Port Washington, NY. The Public Comment Period on the DEIS will remain open until Friday, December 21, 2001, or 10 calender days following the close of the public hearing, whichever is later. The proposed change of zone will allow the construction of a 327-unit senior residential housing development (age 62 or older) on a 40.1-acre site in the Village of Port Washington North. The proposed project would implement that change in zone. The subject site is located in Port Washington, within the Village of Port Washington North, in the Town of North Hempstead, Nassau County, New York. The parcel is 40.1 acres in size and is located on the northerly side of Pleasant Avenue and the westerly side of Harbor Road and within the boundaries confined by Valley Road, Glamford Road, Radcliff Avenue and Channel Drive.

Contact: Palma Torrisi, Village Clerk, Village Hall, One Soundview Drive, Port Washington, NY 11050, phone: (516) 883-5900.