Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Positive Declaration And Public Scoping

Erie County - The Town Board of the Town of Amherst, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Muir Woods Multi-Use Development may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A Public Scoping Session will be held on Thursday, August 8, 2002 at 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Town of Amherst Council Chambers, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, New York. The action involves a proposed amendment to the Audubon Development Plan to reclassify 326 acres of land from New Community District - Neighborhood District and Major Open Space to New Community District - General Commercial, Restricted Industrial and Major Open Space for the development of a multi-use development to include a 60 lot single-family residential subdivision, a 50-unit townhome project, a 60 unit apartment development, and a 1.76 million sq. ft. commercial/office/research and development/retail complex. The project is located at 1081 and 1121 North French Road, Town of Amherst.

Contact: Eric W. Gillert, Planning Department, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, New York 14221, phone: (716) 631-7051.


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 NY616-207 Kastle Resources Enterprises 31-013-19131 Chautauqua Ellington 8/21/02
9 NY616-208 Kastle Resources Enterprises 31-013-18318 Chautauqua Ellington 8/21/02
9 NY616-209 Kastle Resources Enterprises 31-013-18357 Chautauqua Ellington 8/21/02
9 NY616-210 Kastle Resources Enterprises 31-013-17172 Chautauqua Ellington 8/21/02
9 NY616-211 Kastle Resources Enterprises 31-013-19088 Chautauqua Ellington 8/21/02
9 NY616-212 Kastle Resources Enterprises 31-013-18216 Chautauqua Ellington 8/21/02
9 NY616-213 Kastle Resources Enterprises 31-013-19080 Chautauqua Ellington 8/21/02
9 NY616-214 Kastle Resources Enterprises 31-013-17821 Chautauqua Cherry Creek 8/21/02
9 NY616-215 Kastle Resources Enterprises 31-013-17149 Chautauqua Cherry Creek 8/21/02
9 NY616-216 Kastle Resources Enterprises 31-013-19036 Chautauqua Harmony 8/21/02
9 NY616-217 Kastle Resources Enterprises 31-013-17983 Chautauqua Ellington 8/21/02
9 NY616-218 Kastle Resources Enterprises 31-013-17736 Chautauqua Cherry Creek 8/21/02

Negative Declaration

Chautauqua County - The Town of Chautauqua, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Chautauqua Erie Development Corp. will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of four multiple family dwellings with four units each, one office building with two additional residential units, a swimming pool and parking areas. The project is located at 4793 West Lake Road, Mayville, New York, Town of Chautauqua.

Contact: James Weidman III, 11 South Erie Street, Mayville, New York 14757, phone: (716) 753-7335, fax: (716) 753-5239.