ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Draft Negative Declaration

Rensselaer County - The City of Troy (Department of Public Utilities), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 102nd Street Sewer Separation & CSO Abatement Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. For Draft Negative Declaration: Public Comment Period ends January 10, 2002. The action involves the construction of approximately 11,000 LF of new sanitary sewer lines to separate the combined sewer system and eliminate the discharge of untreated sewage entering the Hudson River at the Combined Sewer Overflow #021, located just north of the Troy Dam at 102nd Street.

Contact: Mr. Neil R. Bonesteel, P.E., Department of Public Utitilities, 25 Water Plant Road, Troy, New York 12182, phone: 518/237-0319, fax: 518/233-7038.

Negative Declaration

Columbia County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Ancram Construction Corp., Dencinjo Gravel Mine will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The applicant proposes to modify their mining permit to increase the acreage of the mine from 15.1 acres to 26.2 acres, (an increase of 12.1 acres), deepen the mine from elevation 465' to 450' above sea level, and revise reclamation soil depth from 30 inches to the depth of the existing top soil plus at least 6 inches of upper subsoil, total not to be less than 15". All other activities will remain as originally reviewed and permitted at this existing sand and gravel mine. The project is located and owned by Dennis Sigler, on the south side of Columbia County Route 7, approximately 2000 feet east of the intersection of Elson Road in the Town Gallatin.

Contact: Wendy DuBois, NYS DEC, Region 4 Headquarters, 1130 North Westcott Rd, Schenectady, NY 12306 phone: (518) 357-2459.

Positive Declaration

Columbia County - The Town of Chatham Zoning Board of Appeals, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed PS/21 may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a draft EIS must be prepared. The action involves a Special Use Permit and Area Variance for development of an approximately 36,000 sq. ft. performing arts facility on 105 acres. The project is located adjacent to Crellin Park on the north side of Route 66, Town of Chatham.

Contact: Al Ross, Chairman, c/o Chatham Zoning Board of Appeals, 1536 Route 28, Chatham Town Hall, Valatie, NY 12184, phone: (518) 392-3262.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Columbia County - The Town of Chatham Zoning Board of Appeals, as lead agency, has accepted a Final EIS on the proposed Nextel Partners, Inc., Town of Chatham Wireless Telecommunications Facility. The action involves the development of a shared-use wireless telecommunications facility consisting of: (1) an 115-foot monopole in a concrete foundation five feet in diameter to support Nextel's wireless telecommunications antennas and future installation of the antennas of four other wireless telecommunications providers; (2) a 10-foot by 20-foot concrete foundation to support Nextel's shed to house related telecommunications equipment; (3) a 50-foot by 50-foot facility compound (encompassing the monopole and equipment shed) secured by a six-foot, chain-link fence; and (4) a 12-foot wide access driveway extending 1,055 feet from Harmon Heights Road to the facility compound, including a turn-around and two parking spaces, and a gate at the base of the driveway to prevent unauthorized access. The project is located at 82 Punsit View Drive, Chatham.

Contact: Carol Gregg, Clerk, Town of Chatham, Town of Chatham Town Hall, 1536 Route 28, Chatham Town Hall, Valatie, NY 12184, phone: (518) 392-3262.