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Public Notice

Natural Gas Policy Act Notices

On July 14, 2000, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a final Rule (Order 616) in Docket No. RM00-6-000 reinstating wellhead determination procedures under the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978. Order No. 616 reinstates the procedures for Section 107 wellhead gas that qualifies for a tax credit under Section 29 of the Internal Revenue Code.

In accordance with an agreement between the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission: under the authority of §§3-0301(1)(w), 3-0301(2)(d) and 3-0301(2)(j) of the New York State Environmental Law and Sections 503(c) and described in 503(a) of the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 (P.L. 95-621); notice is hereby given that the following operators have filed a complete application seeking a determination for tight formation gas under NGPA Section 107 to be eligible for a tax credit under Section 29 of the Internal Revenue Code for the gas produced from the indicated well. Any person may review the application at the office of the Division of Mineral Resources located at 625 Broadway, 3rd Floor, Albany, NY, telephone number (518) 402-8056. Comments on any application must be submitted in writing to the Division at the above address on or before the indicated date, stating the precise grounds of support for, opposition to, or other interest in the application.

Region

NGPA Request No.

Operator

API No.

County

Town

Last Filing Date

9

NY616-92

Kastle Resources Enterprises

31-013-15996

Chautauqua

Ellington

7/17/02

9

NY616-100

Kastle Resources Enterprises

31-013-17193

Chautauqua

Ellington

7/17/02

9

NY616-190

Kastle Resources Enterprises

31-013-18006

Chautauqua

Ellington

7/17/02

9

NY616-203

Kastle Resources Enterprises

31-013-17195

Chautauqua

Ellington

7/17/02

9

NY616-204

Kastle Resources Enterprises

31-013-16092

Chautauqua

Ellington

7/17/02

9

NY616-205

Kastle Resources Enterprises

31-013-16318

Chautauqua

Ellington

7/17/02

9

NY616-206

Kastle Resources Enterprises

31-013-12539

Chautauqua

Cherry Creek

7/17/02


Negative Declaration

Cattaraugus County - The Town Board of the Town of New Albion, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Amendment to Zoning Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. This is an amendment to the Town's existing zoning ordinance. The amendment is a complete revision of the existing ordinance, including new provisions for site plan review, and for the regulation of telecommunications facilities and hillside development, among other features. The project is located in the entire town, Town of New Albion, Cattaraugus County.

Contact: Jodi Miller, Town Clerk, Municipal Building, 14 Main Street, Cattaraugus, NY 14719, phone: (716) 257-3661.


Cattaraugus County - The Village Board of the Village of Cattaraugus, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Amendment to Zoning Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. This is an amendment to the Village's existing zoning law. The amendment is a complete revision of the existing law, including new provisions for site plan review, and for the regulation of telecommunications facilities and hillside development, among other features. The project is located in the entire village, Village of Cattaraugus, Cattaraugus County.

Contact: Jodi Miller, Village Clerk, Municipal Building, 14 Main Street, Cattaraugus, NY 14719, phone: (716) 257-3661.


Erie County - The Town of Lancaster, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Wal-Cem Realty Corp. will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves 9,000 sq. ft. pre-engr. steel building expansion of existing 9,000 sq. ft. steel building, with site improvements. The project is located at 4039 Walden Avenue in the Town of Lancaster.

Contact: Richard J. Sherwood, Town Attorney, 21 Central Avenue, Lancaster, NY 14086, phone: (716) 684-3342.


Erie County - The Town of Lancaster, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Fairway Hills Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the development of an approximately 341 lot, single family residential subdivision on an approximately 233 acre parcel of land in the Town of Lancaster, including extension of sanitary sewers to existing Brunk Road facilities. The project is located on William Street in the Town of Lancaster.

Contact: Richard J. Sherwood, Town Attorney, 21 Central Avenue, Lancaster, NY 14086, phone: (716) 684-3342.


Erie County - The Buffalo Urban Renewal Agency, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Property Acquisitions will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the acquisition of eight city-owned properties. The buildings are currently vacant, and the agency will hold the properties in a land bank for future development. The project is located on Main Street and part of North Oak Street, Buffalo.

Contact: Gregory Bernas, Assistant Environmental Program Coordinator, Room 901 City Hall, Buffalo, NY 14202, phone: (716) 851-5083.


Wyoming County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Morton International, Inc., Morton Salt Division, proposed New Solution Mining Well Field and Pipeline/Inspection Road will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The proposed action is to add a new 514 acre salt solution mining well field and construct a pipeline and inspection road alongside the pipeline. The pipeline would connect the new well field (located about 2˝ miles to the south of Morton’s old field) to the company’s existing pipelines that transmit brine to the company’s evaporating plant. he pipeline extends from Morton’s property in the Village of Silver Springs to south of School Road in the Town of Gainesville and the new well field is located south of School Road, entirely in the Town of Gainesville.

Contact: Steven J. Doleski, NYSDEC Region 9, 270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, New York 14203-2999, phone: (716) 851-7165, fax: (716) 851-7168.