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Public Notice

Proposed List of Recommended Water Quality Improvement Projects Under The Clean Water/Clean Air Bond Act of 1996

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation ("NYSDEC"), as authorized by Title 3, Section 56-0303 of the Environmental Conservation Law, known as the 1996 Clean Water/Clean Air Bond Act, and in accordance with subdivision 3 of Section 56-0303 of Environmental Conservation Law has compiled an final project list for the Lake Champlain using the project eligibility and ranking guidelines. This list was subject to a forty-five-day review and comment period by the appropriate management conference, advisory committee or advisory council prior to finalizing such list of projects. There were no recommended changes to the list of projects originally proposed.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, in cooperation with the New York State Departments of State and Agriculture and Markets, selected the Water Quality Improvement Projects listed in the charts below to be funded with 2001-02 State capital appropriations under Title 3, Section 56-0303 of the Clean Water/Clean Air Bond Act of 1996.

The following types of Water Quality Improvement Projects were considered for funding: (1) wastewater treatment improvement projects; (2) agricultural and nonagricultural nonpoint source abatement and control projects; (3) aquatic habitat restoration projects.

Projects eligible to be funded are Water Quality Improvement Projects to implement management plans for Lake Champlain.

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reviewed more than 700 Water Quality Improvement Project applications submitted statewide from municipalities, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, and State agencies. The final list of projects to be funded have all of the characteristics listed below. The projects:

During the comment period DEC shared the proposed list of projects for each Management Plan area with the appropriate committee coordinating the implementation for that Management Plan area. There were no recommended changes to the list of projects originally proposed.

Management Plan: Lake Champlain

The Lake Champlain Management Plan identifies three high priorities: phosphorus reduction; prevention and control of persistent toxics; and management of nuisance non-indigenous aquatic species. Secondary priorities are: restoration of fish and wildlife habitat; protection and enhancement of wetlands; and preservation of vulnerable habitat corridors. The following projects are consistent with the priorities identified in the Lake Champlain Management Plan:

2001

WQI

COUNTY PROJECT NAME APPLICANT NAME ELIGIBLE BOND

ACT COSTS

BOND ACT FUNDS APPROVED
5291 Warren Halfway Brook Wetland Improvements Project Warren County $92,000 $46,000
4122 Essex Lake Placid Water Pollution Control Plant Upgrades Village of Lake Placid $510,098 $433,584
5120 Essex Town of Moriah/Village of Port Henry Wastewater System Improvements Town of Moriah $588,235 $500,000

Public Notice

Warren County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has prepared an amendment to the Rogers Rock Campground Unit Management Plan which is available for public review and comment. Comments will be accepted until January 31, 2003.

The proposed amendment includes construction of two individual, six-unit shower buildings instead of one 14 unit shower building as proposed in the original plan; removal of three existing comfort stations, and removal of 14 trees over 3" in diameter breast high. The purpose of this change is to promote more efficient use of the showers, reduce the need for parking spaces, and reduce traffic in the campground.

The campground is located three miles north of the Village of Hague on Route 9N, Town of Hague, Warren County, NY.

Contact: Carl P. Wiedemann, DEC, 625 Broadway, Albany, N.Y. 12233-5253, (518)457-2500; fax (518) 402-9053


Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

Applicant: Clifford F. Summers III
184 Ottawa Street
Lake George, NY 12845
(518) 668-3035

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050

Contact: George Outcalt, Jr.

Application No.: 2000-294

Location: Stony Creek-Hadley Road, Town of Hadley, Saratoga County

Comment Period Ends: January 9, 2003

Project Description: The project involves the subdivision of 32.85 acres into 16 lots, thereby creating 13 new building lots ranging in size from 1.02 acres to 2.91 acres, a 1 acre road lot which will be dedicated to the Town of Hadley, an 8 acre lot also to be conveyed to the Town of Hadley and a 7.5 acre lot with an existing power line on it to be retained by Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation. One new single family dwelling serviced by the Town of Hadley Municipal Water System and on-site wastewater treatment systems are proposed for each of the 13 new building lots. Access to the new building lots will be from an 800 foot long subdivision road, to be known as Summers Lane. The project site is located on the east side of the Stony Creek-Hadley Road (County Route 1) between the road and the Hudson River. The retained lands have about 330 feet of frontage on the Hudson River. None of the other lots have any frontage on or will be granted access to the river.