ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Negative Declaration

Albany County - The Village of Voorheesville, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Voorheesville Water System, Water Storage Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Board of Trustees of the Village of Voorheesville is pursuing the Water Storage Improvements Project to provide storage redundancy and to improve pressures and fire flows along the New Salem Road Corridor. Specifically, improvements will include a new 0.5 MG Pre-stressed Concrete Tank, Pressure Reducing Valve Station, replacement of approximately 8,000 linear feet of 4-inch cast iron pipe with 10-inch ductile iron pipe, modifications of the existing telemetry system to provide for automated operation of the system with the additional tank, and repainting of the existing steel storage tank. The project area extends approximately 2.0 linear miles, southwest of the Village of Voorheesville in the Town of New Scotland. The water main begins at the intersection of Martin Road and NYS Route 85A, 3,500 linear feet west of the Village line, on the east side of NYS Route 85A. From that point, the water main will run approximately 2,530 linear feet along the east side of NYS Route 85A, thence across NYS Route 85A, thence south 3,200 linear feet along the west side of NYS Route 85A, thence southwesterly cross country approximately 2,750 linear feet to the new 500,000 gallon water storage tank.

Contact: John J. Stevens, Jr., Mayor, PO Box 367, Voorheesville, NY 12186, phone: 518-765-2692.


Albany and Greene Counties - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed P & M Brick will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the modification of the mining method and operation of an existing mine by incorporating both blasting and rock crushing into the mining operation. The current mechanical method of rock extraction will be changed to extraction via blasting. In addition, the use of a portable impact crusher, processing 250 - 300 tons per hour (TPH), will be employed. The project is located at Gedney Hill Road, Towns of Coeymans and New Baltimore.

Contact: Michael T. Higgins, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, 1130 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306, phone: (518) 357-2069.


Delaware, Dutchess, Greene, Putnam, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester Counties - The NYC Department of Environmental Protection, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed New York Cityís Watershed Protection Program In Support Of Renewal Of Its Filtration Avoidance Determination For Catskill And Delaware System will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) is proposing to revise and enhance its Watershed Protection Program for the Catskill and Delaware Water Supply System (accessible on NYCDEPís website at http://nyc.gov/html/dep/html/fadplan.html). The purpose of the watershed protection program is to protect and improve existing water quality in the Catskill and Delaware water supply system by engaging in or funding various activities that serve protective and/or remedial water quality functions in the watershed. This program also allows New York City to avoid the high cost of filtering a majority of its potable water supply by qualifying for filtration avoidance under regulations administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). The project is located at New York City's Upstate Watersheds.

Contact: Diane M. McCarthy, AICP, 59-17 Junction Boulevard, 11th floor, Flushing, NY 11373, phone: 718-595-6443, fax: 718-595-4479, Email: dianemc@dep.nyc.gov


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Rensselaer County - The City of Rensselaer Planning Commission, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed St. Anthony-on-the-Hudson Senior Living Campus. The action involves the expansion of the existing campus to incorporate senior living facilities: 53 one and two-bedroom apartments for independent living, 24 to 34 duplex rental cottages for independent living, an 80-person assisted living residence, a 20 percent assisted living residence for Alzheimer's patients, and space for intergenerational programming. The project is located at 517 Washington Avenue, City of Rensselaer.

Contact: Charles G. Valenti, 505 Broadway, Rensselaer, NY 12144, phone: (518) 465-1693, fax: (518) 465-2031.