ENB - REGION 6 NOTICES

        
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Negative Declaration

Jefferson County - The Village of Antwerp, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water System Upgrade - Well Source & Transmission will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the installation of drilled groundwater source well and 8 inch ductile iron transmission water main to the Village. The project is located in the Village of Antwerp.

Contact: Thomas Johnson, Village of Antwerp, 58 Main Street, Antwerp, NY 13608, phone: (315) 659-8661, fax: (315) 659-8661.


Oneida County - The Town of Vienna Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water Supply Improvements in the North Shore Water District No. 2, Extensions No. 1 and 2 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of approximately 770 linear feet of 8-inch water main together with service connections, valves, hydrants and other appurtenances in Extension No. 1; construction of approximately 1,067 linear feet of 12-inch water main together with service connections, valves, hydrants and other appurtenances in Extension No. 2; and enter into a contract with Onondaga County Water Authority for the provision of retail sales of water and operation and maintenance of the water distribution system. The project is located in the Town of Vienna.

Contact: Bonnie S. Gatto, Town Hall, State Route 49, North Bay, NY 13123, phone: (315) 245-2191, fax: (315) 245-3308.


St. Lawrence County - The Town of Colton, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Colton WWTP Upgrade will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves installation of emergency generator for the WWTP and pump stations, new influent flow meter, new emergency alarm system, recoating of existing clarifier, installation of high efficiency motors and variable frequency drives to improve electrical efficiency, installation of new oil-fired heating system, upgrade of building lighting, insulation of existing building and construction of process tank enclosure. The project is located in the Town of Colton.

Contact: Henry Ford, 94 Main Street, Colton, NY 13625, phone: (315) 262-2810, fax: (315) 262-2777.

Conditioned Negative Declaration

St. Lawrence County - The Village of Canton, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Acquisition of Property Located at 2 Hodskin Street, Canton, will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30-day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice. The action under consideration consists of (a) the acquisition of the property located at 2 Hodskin Street, Canton, New York (more particularly described in a deed recorded in the Office of the St. Lawrence County Clerk at Liber 1004 of Deeds at Page 996, bearing tax map #88.042-3-8), (b) the subsequent demolition of the vacant building located on the site, and (c) the incorporation of the property into the Village’s plan for downtown parking revitalization. The Village of Canton Board of Trustees will accept comments on each Conditional Negative Declaration for a period of at least thirty (30) days, such period to expire on Monday, April 22, 2002. At that time, the Village of Canton Board of Trustees shall convene a special meeting to consider public comment, and to take further action upon each Conditional Negative Declaration.

The conditions include:

1. The Village shall excavate contaminated soil at 2 Hodskin Street and then dispose of the contaminated soil off-site. The Village may, with DEC approval, conduct bio-pile treatment of the excavated soil. A slurry mixture of Oxygen Release Compound would be released into the bottom of the excavation prior to backfill, to resolve any residual groundwater contamination. Long-term groundwater monitoring may or may not be required subsequent to excavation, dependent upon the success of remediation efforts.

2. The Village will undertake the foregoing remedial action under the Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP) administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). The Village reserves the right to proceed with DEC oversight pursuant to the Environmental Restoration Projects (Brownfields) Program, should additional information about this project warrant that course.

3. A work plan for the property shall be completed and submitted to the DEC for review, comment, and approval prior to the initiation of field work. The Work Plan shall detail any additional necessary site investigation, specific remedial options and proposals, cost estimates, and approximate project duration.

4. Removal of the building at 2 Hodskin Street will require the abatement of asbestos containing materials by a licensed contractor in accord with 12 NYCRR 56. Copies of the asbestos report shall be forwarded to the New York State Commissioner of Labor (Department of Safety and Health, Asbestos Control Bureau), and shall be filed with the office of the Canton Village Clerk.

5. The final purchase price for the property will have to be adjusted by the cost of asbestos and soil remediation attributed to the site, with an amount deemed sufficient to cover these costs to be escrowed for that purpose pending the completion of the remediation.

Contact: Sally Noble, Municipal Building, 60 Main Street, Canton, NY 13617, phone: (315) 386-2851 ext. 1, fax: (315) 386-1361, e-mail: cantonvil-snoble@northnet.org


St. Lawrence County - The Village of Canton, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Acquisition of Property Located at 6 Hodskin Street, Canton, will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30-day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice. The action under consideration consists of (a) the acquisition of the property located at 6 Hodskin Street, Canton, New York (more particularly described in a deed recorded in the Office of the St. Lawrence County Clerk at Liber 1088 of Deeds at Page 71, bearing tax map #88.042-3-6.l), (b) the subsequent demolition of the vacant building located on the site, and (c) the incorporation of the property into the Village’s plan for downtown parking revitalization. The Village of Canton Board of Trustees will accept comments on each Conditional Negative Declaration for a period of at least thirty (30) days, such period to expire on Monday, April 22, 2002. At that time, the Village of Canton Board of Trustees shall convene a special meeting to consider public comment, and to take further action upon each Conditional Negative Declaration.

For Conditional Negative Declaration: In summary, conditions include:

1. The Village shall excavate contaminated soil at 6 Hodskin Street and then dispose of the contaminated soil off-site. The Village may, with DEC approval, conduct bio-pile treatment of the excavated soil. A slurry mixture of Oxygen Release Compound would be released into the bottom of the excavation prior to backfill, to resolve any residual groundwater contamination. Long-term groundwater monitoring may or may not be required subsequent to excavation, dependent upon the success of remediation efforts.

2. The Village will undertake the foregoing remedial action under the Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP) administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). The Village reserves the right to proceed with DEC oversight pursuant to the Environmental Restoration Projects (Brownfields) Program, should additional information about this project warrant that course.

3. A work plan for the property shall be completed and submitted to the DEC for review, comment, and approval prior to the initiation of field work. The Work Plan shall detail any additional necessary site investigation, specific remedial options and proposals, cost estimates, and approximate project duration.

4. Removal of the building at 6 Hodskin Street will require the abatement of asbestos containing materials by a licensed contractor in accord with 12 NYCRR 56. Copies of the asbestos report shall be forwarded to the New York State Commissioner of Labor (Department of Safety and Health, Asbestos Control Bureau), and shall be filed with the office of the Canton Village Clerk.

5. The final purchase price for the property will adjusted to reflect the cost of remediation.

Contact: Sally Noble, Municipal Building, 60 Main Street, Canton, NY 13617, phone: (315) 386-2851 ext. 1, fax: (315) 386-1361, e-mail: cantonvil-snoble@northnet.org

Notice of Acceptance of a Final Supplemental Generic EIS

All Adirondack Park Counties - The Adirondack Park Agency, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Supplemental Generic EIS on the proposed Amendments to Adirondack Park Agency Regulations. The action involves proposed revisions to twenty-two regulatory definitions and related companion changes to the Adirondack Park Agency regulations, specifically 9 NYCRR Subtitle Q, Parts 570, 573, 574, 575, 577, and 580. The project is located in the Adirondack Park.

Contact: Edward J. Hood, P.O. Box 99, Route 86, Ray Brook, New York 12977, phone: (518) 891-4050, fax: (518) 891-3938, e-mail: ejhood@gw.dec.state.ny.us