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NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
NOTICE OF PROPOSED REMEDY TO ADDRESS SITE CONTAMINATION

EPA No. NYD980592497
NYSDEC Permit Application No.: 8-2614-00205/00104-0

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has reviewed the Corrective Measures Study for Northeast Kodak Park East (NE-KPE) submitted by:

Eastman Kodak Company
Kodak Park Health Safety and Environment Services
Kodak Environmental Remediation
Rochester, New York 14652-6259

and has made a tentative selection of a final remedy to address site contamination in this area of Kodak Park. The Statement of Basis for the tentatively selected remedy is available for public review and comment until May 20, 2002. The NYSDEC will hold a public availability session on April 18, 2002 at the Rochester Public Library at the Bausch and Lomb Building, 115 South Avenue from 6:30 pm.- 8:30 p.m. in the Kate Gleason Auditorium, to provide the public with additional information about this action.

PROJECT SUMMARY

NE-KPE - This investigation area is located in northeastern Kodak Park Section E (KPE). NE-KPE is bounded to the east by Lake Avenue and the Genesee Gorge, to the west by approximately Dewey Avenue, to the north by Merrill Street, and to the south by Kodak’s railroad near Hanford Road. Most of NE-KPE is intensely developed. The area includes the Building 53 acetate film roll coating operation, research and development labs and related photographic film and paper making operations. Since 1988, Kodak has conducted many hydrogeologic investigations in this area, and has also implemented several interim corrective measures to control and recover contaminated groundwater and to upgrade storage tanks and pipelines related to these operations. Kodak completed a corrective measures study evaluating remedial alternatives for groundwater and soil at the site. The Department has tentatively selected the remedy for NE-KPE described below:

These actions constitute the proposed final corrective action remedy for this investigation area.

Pursuant to Part 617 of the New York State regulations for Article 8 [the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQR)], NYSDEC has determined that the proposed action, described above, is and unlisted action and will not have a significant effect on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file for this action.

DOCUMENT AVAILABILITY

Copies of the Statement of Basis and selected supporting documents (site investigation and corrective measures study reports for NE-KPE) are available for inspection at the:

New York State
Dept. of Environmental Conservation
Region 8
6274 East Avon-Lima Road
Avon, New York 14414
Contact Person: Peter Lent
Telephone: 585/226-5390

New York State
Dept. of Environmental. Conservation
Bureau of Solid Waste
and Corrective Action
625 Broadway - 8th Floor
Albany, New York 12233-7252
Contact Person: Larry Thomas
Telephone: 518/402-8594

and

Kodak Park Neighborhood Information Center
200 West Ridge Road
Rochester, New York 14652-3211
Contact Person: Cindy Ames
Telephone: 585/722-1707

A copy of the Statement of Basis, which summarizes the remedy selection process for NE-KPE, may be obtained by contacting the aforementioned Department staff located in Albany and Avon.

HOW TO PROVIDE YOUR COMMENTS

All comments will be considered in making the final decision concerning selection of the remedy. A response to any comments submitted will be issued which will identify any changes to the proposed remedy and will describe and respond to the issues raised in writing or at the availability session. A notice of the decision will be sent to each person who submits written comments or who requests such notice. Written comments about this action must be sent to the above-listed contact person at the NYSDEC Region 8 Office. A public hearing will be scheduled if warranted based on comments received.

All comments must be submitted in writing no later than May 20, 2002.


Negative Declaration

Genesee County - The Town of LeRoy, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water District No. 6 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves the installation of 8,750 feet of 8-inch watermain along a portion of NYS Route 19 (South Lake Road). The project will provide public water service to 63 parcels of land currently dependent on individual wells which produce an inadequate supply of poor quality water. These improvements are to be undertaken within the framework of the proposed Town of LeRoy Water District No. 6. The Town Board has taken action to create the District. Water will be purchased from the Village of LeRoy. The project is located on a portion of NYS Route 19 (South Lake Road), Town of LeRoy.

Contact: Stuart Brown, Stuart I. Brown Associates, 640 CrossKeys Office Park, Fairport, NY 14450, phone: (585) 223-3430, fax: (585) 223-0468, E-mail: sibrown@frontiernet.net


Ontario County - The Town of Bristol, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Bristol-Canandaigua Water System Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Towns of Bristol and Canandaigua will extend public water service to residents in the Hamlet of Bristol Center (Town of Bristol) and along Montanye and Goodale Roads to a point just west of the Hamlet of Cheshire (Town of Canandaigua). The improvements include the construction of approximately 30,065 linear feet of watermain along portions of Goodale Road, Montanye Road, County Route 32 and NYS Route 64. Activities include the installation of watermain, fire hydrants, valves, water services, appurtenances and surface restoration. The project also includes a pump station and a 500,000 gallon water storage tank. The project is designed to provide a safe and reliable water supply to residents dependent on wells which produce a limited supply of poor quality water. The project is located on portions of Goodale Road, Montanye Road, County Route 32 and NYS Route 64, Towns of Bristol and Canandaigua.

Contact: Stuart Brown, Stuart I. Brown Associates, 640 CrossKeys Office Park, Fairport, NY 14450, phone: (585) 223-3430, fax: (585) 223-0468, E-mail: sibrown@frontiernet.net


Ontario County - The Town of Hopewell, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Hopewell Central Water District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the Town of Hopewell extending public water service to residents in Hopewell Center and along portions of Freshour Road, County Road 4 (Castle Road), County Road 46 and County Road 47. The project is designed to provide a safe and reliable water supply to residents dependent on wells which produce a limited supply of poor quality water, particularly water that is contaminated with coliform bacteria. The improvements include the construction of approximately 29,000 linear feet of 8 inch watermain. Water for this district will be supplied by the Town of Gorham. The project is located in portions of Freshour Road, County Road 4 (Castle Road), County Road 46 and County Road 4, Town of Hopewell, Ontario County, NY

Contact: Stuart Brown, Stuart I. Brown Associates, 640 CrossKeys Office Park, Fairport, NY 14450, phone: (585) 223-3430, fax: (585) 223-0468, E-mail: sibrown@frontiernet.net


Ontario County - The Canandaigua Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Morrell Builders 54-Lot Single Family Residential Cluster Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the subdivision of a 44-acre site into 54 single family residential lots per the clustering provisions provided under Town Law Section 278, as well as, construction and dedication of the subdivision road and right-of-way, new watermain, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer system. The project is located on the east side of Middle Cheshire Road, approximately 300-feet south of Wyffels Road, Tax Account Number 112.00-1-65.100.

Contact: Ernie Paskey, 5440 Route 5 and 20 West, Canandaigua, New York 14424, phone: (585) 396-0430, fax: (585) 394-9476.


Orleans County - The Town of Ridgeway, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Ridgeway Water District No. 5 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves the installation of 44,300 feet of 8-inch watermain along portions of Fruit Avenue, Marshall Road, West Scott Road, Slade Road, Knowlesville Road, and Snell Road. The project will provide public water service to 104 parcels of land currently dependent on individual wells which produce an inadequate supply of poor quality water. The Village of Medina, which is served by the Niagara County Water District, will serve as the primary source of supply for the proposed water district. The project is located on a portion of Fruit Avenue, Marshall Road, West Scott Road, Slade Road, Knowlesville Road, and Snell Road Town of Ridgeway, Orleans County, NY.

Contact: Stuart Brown, Stuart I. Brown Associates, 640 CrossKeys Office Park, Fairport, NY 14450, phone: (585) 223-3430, fax: (585) 223-0468, E-mail: sibrown@frontiernet.net


Wayne County - The Town Board of Arcadia, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water District No. 7 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves formation of Water District No. 7 and construction of public water improvements including approximately 57,500 linear feet of 8-inch watermain and appurtenances. Watermain is proposed along Arcadia-Zurich, Coleman Hill, Fairville Station, Norsen, Ryder, Silver Hill, Vienna Street, Welcher, Sleight and Sweed Roads in the Town of Arcadia.

Contact: Joseph A. DeSanto, 100 East Miller Street, Newark, New York 14513, phone: (315) 331-7369, fax: (315) 331-8854.


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Ontario County - The City of Geneva Industrial Development Agency, as lead agency has determined that the proposed construction, development and operation of the Cornell Agriculture and Food Technology Park may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Written comments on the draft scope will be accepted until May 3, 2002. A public scoping session will be held on April 18, 2002 at 7:00 p.m. in the Public Safety Building, 255 Exchange Street, Geneva, NY. The action involves the subdivision and conveyance of a 72.56 acre parcel of land located adjacent to the NYS Agricultural Experiment Station in the City of Geneva. The subject property shall be transferred from the State of New York to Cornell University, who will then lease the subject property and proposed facilities to the Cornell Agriculture and Food Technology Park Corp for the purpose of permitting, constructing, developing, managing and operating the Cornell Agriculture and Food Technology Park.

Contact: Charles Bauder, City of Geneva Industrial Development Agency, 47 Castle St., P.O. Box 273, Geneva, New York 14456, phone: (315) 789-4393.


Notice of Acceptance of Generic Draft EIS with Public Hearing

Monroe County - The City of Rochester, as lead agency, has accepted a Generic Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Zoning Ordinance and Map Revision. A public hearing on the Generic Draft EIS will be held on April 22, 2002 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, 30 Church Street, Rochester, New York. Written comments on the Generic Draft EIS will be accepted until May 15, 2002. The action involves the comprehensive revision of the Rochester Zoning Ordinance and Rochester Zoning District Map. The project location is all of the structures, land and uses within the corporate limits of the City of Rochester.

Contact: Margaret Wuerstle, Division of Zoning, R125B, 30 Church Street, Rochester, New York 14614, phone: (716) 428-7435, fax: (716) 428-6137.