ENB - REGION 9 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Negative Declaration

Niagara County - The Planning Board of the Town of Lockport, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Briody Pine Grove Estates, Elderly Housing Community, will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves development of a 95 acre Planned Unit Development with a mixture of single family residential, business development and hi-liting a 30 +/- acre senior care housing complex. The project is located on the west side of Bowmiller Road, Town of Lockport, Niagara County, NY.

Contact: Richard W. Eakin, Wendel Duchscherer, 95 John Muir Drive, Suite 100, Amherst, NY, 14228, phone: (716) 688-0766, fax: (716) 625-6825.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS

Erie County -The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, as Lead Agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the County Line Stone Co.,Inc., Akron Quarry Expansion. Comments will be accepted until August 12, 2002. The proposal is a 156.8 acre expansion of an existing 234 acre limestone quarry. As part of this action, the existing mine and expansion area would be mined to a depth of 111 feet near the north end and 150 feet near the south end; up to 110 feet deeper than the existing 40 to 50 foot mining depth. It is planned that Schurr Road be abandoned by the Town of Newstead and mined through by quarry activity. The proposed project will impact approximately 11.2± acres of state regulated freshwater wetlands. As part of the wetland mitigation plan, a depleted sand and gravel pit, located northeast of the intersection of Siehl and Crittenden Roads, will be developed into a wetland. At the end of the project’s assumed 75 year life, the mine will be reclaimed as two connected lakes totaling about 300 acres. Further information with respect to details of the project and locations where documents are available for review are available in a Notice of Complete Application which can be found at the following location: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/enb2002/20020710/Reg9.html The existing quarry is located in the Town of Newstead west of County Line Road, east of Crittenden Road and south of Schurr Road. The proposed horizontal expansion area is to the north of Schurr Road and south of the NewYork State Thruway1-90.

Contact: Michael J. McMurray, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, 270 Michigan Ave, Buffalo, New York 14203-2999, phone: (716) 851-7165,fax:(716) 851-7168, E-mail:mjmcmurr@gw.dec.state.ny.us