ENB - REGION 1 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Negative Declaration

Suffolk County - The Town of Riverhead Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Splish Splash at Adventureland will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a special permission and site plan approval to allow for recreational use upon a 32.1 acre parcel zoned Industrial A and to construct a waterslide, parking (stalls for 330 cars and 37 buses) and a tramway linking an existing water park and satellite parking located on either side of the subject parcel. The project is located on the south side of Splish Splash Drive (Service Road B of Route 25), approximately 900 ft. east of the intersection with Maonor Road and SR 25, Calverton, Riverhead.

Contact: Richard Hanley, Town of Riverhead Planning Department, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, New York 11901, phone: (631) 727-3200, ext. 239.

Positive Declaration and Public Scoping Session

Suffolk County - The NYS Dept of Transportation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Northern State Parkway/NYS Route 110 Interchange Reconfiguration may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on March 14, 2002 at 4:30 p.m. at the Sunquam Elementary School, 15 Sweet Hollow Road, Melville, NY. The action involves the reconstruction and reconfiguration of the Northern State Parkway/NYS Route 110 interchange in Suffolk County. In addition to the interchange reconfiguration, a new bridge will be constructed to replace the existing Northern State Parkway Bridge over NYS Route 110 and NYS Route 110 will be widened to six travel lanes between the Northern State Parkway interchange and the Long Island Expressway North Service Road. The project is located on Northern State Parkway & NYS Route 110, Town of Huntington.

Contact: Thomas Daley, 250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11788, phone: (631) 952-6647, fax: (631)952-6569, e-mail: tdaley@gw.dot.state.ny.us

Positive Declaration

Suffolk County - The Town Board of the Town of Babylon, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Site Plan/Subdivision/Rezone Application No. 2001-39ABE, Gustave J. Wade may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The applicant proposes to subdivide a 34.80 acre site into two parcels, Parcel A 1.88 acres and Parcel B 32.92 acres. On Parcel A an existing landscaping business with barn is proposed to be maintained. On Parcel B a change of zone from A Residence to Senior Citizen Multiple Residence (SCMR) and the construction of 494 SCMR units, a 12,750 sq. ft. community center, a 100 bed assisted living facility and associated parking and site improvements is proposed. A sewage treatment plant is proposed for sanitary wastewater disposal. The project is located on the northeast corner of Main Avenue and Colonial Springs Road and the west side of Conklin Avenue, Wheatley Heights, Town Babylon.

Contact: Richard Groh, Senior Environmental Analyst, Joseph Guarino, Environmental Analyst, Town Hall Annex, 281 Phelps Lane, Room 23, North Babylon, NY 11704-4045, phone: (631) 422-7640.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Suffolk County - The Town of Southampton Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Planned Residential Development - Subdivision Map of Two Trees Farms. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on March 28, 2002 at 7:00 p.m. at the Southampton Town Hall, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, NY 11968. Public Comment Period ends: April 7, 2002. The project involves the subdivision of a 113.97 acre tract of land into thirty-five (35) single family residential lots ranging in area from 37,138 square feet to 100,141 square feet and four (4) agricultural reserve areas totaling 61.51 acres. The project also includes the construction of a 20 foot-wide (50 foot right-of-way) country lane loop-street and two short cul-de-sacs totaling 6,470 linear feet for access to the lots. The subject tract is currently improved with two (2) existing residences, a private garage and a swimming pool; one (1) one-story employee quarters; two (2) two-story horse stables; one (1) combined stable and office building; one (1) riding arena; one (1) silo; two (2) one-story “shops”; one (1) playroom; and two (2) small sheds, and a polo field, all of which are proposed to remain. The project is located on the east of Hayground Road, south side of Scuttle Hole Road, and west of Long Pond in Water Mill (Hayground) Town of Southampton.

Contact: Jefferson V. Murphree, AICP, Southampton Town Department of Land Management, Southampton Town Hall, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, New York 11968, phone: (631) 287-5735, fax: (631) 287-5706, e-mail: jmurphree@town.southampton.ny.us

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS

Nassau County - The Planning Board of the Village of Old Westbury, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Schonfeld Residence. The applicant proposes to construct a residential estate consisting of a main house, guest house, caretaker’s house, recreational house, pool and pool house, pool terrace gardens, waterfalls, guest pool house, ponds, recreational play area, gardens, basketball court, and tennis court. In addition, the applicant proposed to construct a private 9-hole golf course. There are several existing structures on the property that will be demolished. The majority is undeveloped with wooded and open areas. Approximately 60 acres will be allocated for the proposed golf course, 5.0 acres for roads, buildings and other paved surfaces, 5.2 acres for landscaping other than the golf course, and 4.5 acres for the creation of ponds. Approximately 38.0 acres of forest land will be retained. The project is located at the western intersection of Whitney Lane and Wheatly Road in the Incorporated Village of Old Westbury.

Contact: Kenneth Callahan, Village Hall of Old Westbury, One Store Hill Road, Old Westbury, New York 11568, phone: (516) 626-0800.


Suffolk County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Island Water Park at Calverton - Water Ski Club. Comments on the Draft EIS are requested and will be accepted by the contact person listed below until March 29, 2002. The applicant proposes to construct two manmade ponds, comfort station with onsite septic system, parking area and access road on a 42 acre parcel for use as a private recreational/competitive water skiing facility. The ponds will cover 19 acres and their construction will require excavation of 227,693 cubic yards of soil, with removal of 80,884 cubic yards of material off site. Water for the ponds is to be supplied by the Riverhead Water District. The project location is in the vicinity of two freshwater wetlands, which are breeding ponds of the Tiger salamander, a State endangered species. The project is located on the south side of Route 25, 3,631 feet east of Wading River-Manorville Road, on the former Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant (NWIRP) site, now called the Enterprise Park in Calverton (EPCAL), Town of Riverhead.

Contact: Claire K. Werner, Division of Environmental Permits, SUNY Bldg #40, Stony Brook, NY 11790-2356, phone: (631) 444-0365.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Nassau County - The Village of Old Westbury Board of Zoning Appeals, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Solomon Schechter Day School of Nassau County. The action involves the development of a 1,200 student private school known as the Solomon Schechter Day School, serving grades pre-K through 12. The project is located north of the intersection of North Store Hill Road (the Long Island North Service road) and Powell's Lane, in the Village of Old Westbury.

Contact: Kenneth J. Callahan, Village Clerk, One Store Hill Road, Old Westbury, New York 11568, phone: (516) 626-0800.


Suffolk County - The Town Board of the Town of Brookhaven, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Town of Brookhaven Cell 6 Landfill Expansion. The action involves the expansion of the Town of Brookhaven’s Horseblock Road Landfill by constructing an additional fill area at this site. The expansion area will be generally east and north of the current Cell 5 area. The expansion is consistent with the Town’s Solid Waste Management Plan and will be used to dispose of municipal solid wastes which are not processible in the Town’s other solid waste management facilities, such as residues, downtime and bypass waste. In addition, the expansion will be used for the disposal of residues from the Town of Hempstead Resource Recovery Facility, the Town of Huntington Resource Recovery Facility, and residues from the recycling of construction and demolition material. It is anticipated that the expanded landfill will have the potential to accommodate the Town of Brookhaven’s landfill requirements for at least 17 years, depending upon the final approved design. The project is located on Horseblock Road, Town of Brookhaven.

Contact: Paul M. Roth, P.E., Department of Waste Management, 3233 Route 1122, Medford, NY 11763, phone: (631) 451-6224, Fax: (631) 451- 6391.


Suffolk County - The Suffolk County Water Authority, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Laurel Lake Well Field One Million Gallon Elevated Storage Tank. The action involves the construction of a one million gallon elevated storage tank, known as a hydropillar, north of Main Road, east of Aldrich Lane in the Hamlet of Laurel. The project will provide one million gallons of elevated water storage to an area that currently has no elevated water storage to ensure adequate distribution system pressure, provide secondary water storage capacity that will be available in the event of electrical or mechanical failure and emergency fire flow. The project is located on the north side of Main Road, Laurel, Town of Southold.

Contact: John C. Milazzo, 4060 Sunrise Highway, Oakdale, New York 11769, phone: (631) 563-0308.