ENB - REGION 9 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Negative Declaration

Erie County The Town Board of the Town of Amherst, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Bassett Park Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of a new performance stage, restroom/storage building, paved and temporary parking, paved walkways, shelters, bocce courts, benches and lighting at Bassett Park, a 35 acre park owned by the Town of Amherst. Approximately 8 acres will be developed, with the remaining 27 acres undisturbed. The park is located at 351 Klein Road at the southwest corner of the intersection of Klein and Youngs Roads.

Contact: Eric W. Gillert, Planning Department, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, New York 14221, phone: (716) 631-7051, fax: (716) 631-7153.


Erie County - Erie County, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Sand Filter Process and Secondary Clarification Modifications will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves replacing existing filter media with coarse monomedia, modifying the inlet structure and effluent weir in one clarifier, and interconnecting the Overflow Retention Basin with existing filters. The project is located at Southtown Sewage Treatment Plant, S. 3690 Lake Shore Road, Hamburg, New York.

Contact: John Mallory, Jr., 95 Franklin Street, Buffalo, New York 14202-3973, phone: (716) 858-6153.


SERP Action - Reaffirmation of Negative Declaration

Erie County - Pursuant to the NYS Clean Water/Drinking Water State Revolving Fund and the State Environmental Quality Review Act, the Town of Evans, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Joint Increase in Improvement of Facilities will not have a signficant adverse environmental impact. The project involves construction of approximately 10,500 linear feet of 8-inch waterline and appurtenances along Route 5, Delameter and Versailles Plank Road in the Town of Evans. Also included is the construction of 4 pressure reducing valve (PRV) pits and the alterations to an existing PRV pit. The project will increase fire flow within the community and increase pressures in areas that are currently pressure deficient. The project is located in Water District Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5.

Contact: Robert R. Catalino II, 8787 Erie Road, Evans, NY 14006, phone: (716) 549-8787, fax: (716)549-0946.


Notice of Acceptance of Final GEIS

Erie County - The Common Council of the City of Buffalo, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed development of the Union Ship Canal. Comments on the FGEIS will be accepted by the contact person from February 25, 2002 through March 27, 2002. The action involves adoption of land use controls (zoning) and design guidelines for 275 acres of vacant former industrial land, open space and railroad yards. Land uses proposed for the development area are to include a mix of public open space, natural areas, office/commercial, light industrial and distribution facilities.

Implementation of the development of the Union Ship Canal area will involve the following activities:

The project is located on Tifft Street (north), Seneca Rail Yard (east), City of Buffalo/Lackawanna Line (south), and Route 5 (west).

Contact: Mary M. Martino, Room 1504, City Hall, Niagara Square, Buffalo, New York 14202, phone: (716) 851-5169.