ENB - REGION 6 NOTICES

        
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Negative Declaration

Jefferson County - The Town Board of the Town of Ellisburg, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed formation of Pierrepont Manor Water District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves formation of Pierrepont Manor Water District; the construction of water mains, laterals, fire hydrants, pump station and 125,000 gallon tank, well fields, water treatment and distribution facilities; and the funding of all the foregoing. The project is located district-wide, Town of Ellisburg.

Contact: William K. Fulkerson, Town of Ellisburg, 11574 South Main Street, Ellisburg, New York 13636, phone: (315) 846-5138.


Herkimer and St. Lawrence Counties - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Amendments to Fulton Chain Wild Forest and Grass River Wild Forest Unit Management Plans will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

Project Description: The action involves the NYS DEC issuing amendments to the Fulton Chain and Grass River Wild Forest Unit Management Plans.

Grass River Wild Forest - provide access for persons with disabilities to Lampson Falls by opening one mile of the Lampson Mills Road to motor vehicle access by persons with disabilities under permit from the DEC; construction of a three-car, van accessible parking lot at Lampson Falls; construction of a 400 foot accessible boardwalk; and construction of an accessible 10x20 foot viewing deck.

Fulton Chain Wild Forest - provide access to Moss Lake for persons with disabilities by construction of a three-car, van accessible parking lot; upgrading of 2 campsites, 1,000 feet of trail and 3 access routes to the campsites and lake shore to meet accessibility guidelines; construction of accessible pit privies, tent platforms, picnic tables and upgrading of the fire rings at the two campsites; construction of an accessible information kiosk at the parking lot; and construction of an accessible 10x20 foot viewing deck and dock for access to Moss Lake.

The projects are being implemented as part of a NYS District Court consent decree to which the NYS DEC is a signatory. Thirty trees or less, larger than 3 inches in diameter at breast height, will be cut as part of the projects’ implementation on approximately two acres.

Comments on the amendments to the Fulton Chain and Grass River Unit Management Plans will be accepted by the contact person until January 30, 2002.

Contact: David Smith, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, 317 Washington Street, Watertown, New York 13601, phone: (315) 785-2238.