ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Negative Declaration

Putnam County - The New York City Department of Environmental Protection, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Middle Branch Dam Reconstruction will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action proposes to repair, improve, and modify components of Middle Branch Dam to improve operation and extend the useful life of the dam for another 50 to 100 years.

The proposed project consists primarily of spillway expansion to meet current dam safety regulations, demolition and reconstruction and upgrade of an existing valve chamber, installation of new electrically operated valves, reconstruction of access roadways, replacement of pipelines and the addition of safety features such as fences, guardrails, and gates. The project is located adjacent to the Middle Branch Reservoir, West of Drewville Road, East of Maple Road, and North of Reservoir Road in Southeastern Putnam County, New York, 11/2 miles West of the Village of Brewster.

Contact: Mark N. Page, Jr., 59-17 Junction Blvd, 11th Floor City: Flushing, NY 11373, phone: (718) 595-4395, fax: (718) 595-4479 e-mail: markpa@dep.nyc.gov

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Rockland County - The Town of Orangetown, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Comprehensive Plan, Town of Orangetown. The action involves identifying and addressing land use-related issues in the Town and provides recommendation for future growth and change. The Comprehensive Plan is intended to assist the Town’s governmental departments and boards, as well as local businesses and industries, make decisions regarding development in the Town. It is also intended to provide a basis for zoning actions required to resolve zoning and land use inconsistencies that exist in certain portions of the Town. In addition, the Plan provides an opportunity to integrate various efforts and programs throughout the Town into a comprehensive policy document. The project is located townwide.

Contact: Town of Orangetown Supervisor Thom Kleiner, phone: (845) 359-5100, fax: (845) 359-2623, e-mail: supervisor@orangetown.com