ENB - REGION 5 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

Applicant: Lawrence J. Nashett, Regional Fisheries Manager
NYS DEC Division of Fish, Region 5
Route 86, PO Box 296
Ray Brook, N.Y. 12977
Phone: 518-897-1333
Fax: 518-897-1370

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050

Contact: Richard D. Jarvis

Application No.: 2002-91

Project Title: Fish Reclamation of Barnes Pond

Location: Town of Minera, Barnes Pond and outlet to Duck Pond, Essex County

Comment Period Ends: June 13, 2002

Project Description: Regulated wetland activity: Applicant proposes use of pesticide "Rotenone," EPA Nos. 432-172 and 655-422, at a concentration of 1.0ppm in 2002 or 2003 field season for the purpose of reclaiming Barnes Pond by killing golden Shiner, Brook Trout and Creek Chub. After natural detoxification, the pond will be restocked with trout. Special regulation posters prohibiting the use of fish as bait will be posted at access points.

Public Hearing Postponed

Clinton County - The Clinton County Legislature, as lead agency, has postponed the public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Cumberland Head-Lake Champlain Connector Road. The public hearing was to be held on June 13, 2002 at the Old Courthouse, 133 Margaret Street, Plattsburgh. A new date has not been set.

Contact: Albert H. Rascoe, Clinton County Highway Department, 736 Route 3, Plattsburgh, NY 12901, phone: (518) 565-4626.

Negative Declaration

All or portions of the following within the Adirondack Park "Blue Line": St.Lawrence, Essex, Oneida, Lewis, Clinton, Franklin, Herkimer, Hamilton, Warren, Saratoga, Washington and Fulton - The Adirondack Park Agency, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed General Permit for Certain Minor Regulated Activities In APA-Regulated Freshwater Wetlands will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Adirondack Park Agency (APA) proposes to provide a simplified process for individual landowners and State, county and municipal agencies to obtain a permit, on conditions, for certain regulated minor activities occurring in APA-regulated wetlands or in adjacent areas where the activities could substantially impair regulated wetlands. This general permit, if approved, will be in effect for a five-year period. Project Locations: Individual landowner properties and certain public lands not subject to State Land Master Plan or Unit Management Plan guidelines for management use.

Contact: Mark E. Sengenberger, APA, Deputy Director, Regulatory Programs, P.O. Box 99, Route 86, Ray Brook, NY 12977, phone: (518) 891-4050, fax: (518) 891-3938, e-mail: mesengen@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Saratoga County - The Saratoga Springs Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Excelsior Park. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on June 20, 2002 at 7:00 PM at the 3rd Floor Music Hall, City Hall, 474 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866. The public comment period ends on July 1, 2002. The action involves the issuance of a special use permit and other development approvals for a mixed-use development on a 55 acre parcel. The proposed development could contain up to 163, square feet of commercial space and up to 270 residential units. The project is located at 264 Excelsior Avenue, Saratoga Springs.

Contact: Geoff Bornemann, City Planner, Room 10, City Hall, 474 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866, phone: (518) 587-3550 extension 517, fax: (518) 580-9480.