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6 NYCRR Part 205, Architectural and Industrial Maintenance (AIM) Coatings, and amend Part 200, General Provisions.

The Department proposes to amend Part 205 to revise the architectural coatings volatile's organic compound (VOC) limits that are found in New York State regulation. It will set specific VOC limits (in grams per liter) for 52 AIM coating categories and require compliance with those limits by January 1, 2005. Also being amended is Part 200, General Provisions, and New York’s State Implementation Plan.

Pursuant to Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) Sections 1-0101, 3-0301, 19-0103, 19-0105, 19-0301, and 19-0305, the Department hereby gives notice of the following joint hearings for the proposed rulemaking and State Implementation Plan at the following locations and times:

April 28, 2003 1 p.m. NYSDEC Annex, Region 2, 11 - 15 47th Avenue, Hearing Room 106, Long Island City NY 11101

April 30, 2003 1 p.m. Mahoney State Office Building, 65 Court Street, Hearing Room Part 1, Buffalo NY 14203

May 2, 2003 1 p.m. NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, Public Assembly Rooms 129A & B, Albany NY 12233

The hearings are scheduled in places that are reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility. At the hearings, the Department will provide interpreter services for deaf persons at no charge. Written requests are required and should be submitted by April 14, 2003 to Stephanie Liddle, NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, Albany NY 12233-3251, sxliddle@gw.dec.state.ny.us 518 402-8396.

Pursuant to Part 617 of the implementing regulations for the State Environmental Quality Review Act, the Department has prepared a Negative Declaration stating that the proposed action will not have an adverse effect on the environment.

The Department invites all persons, organizations, corporations, and government agencies that may be affected by the proposed revisions to attend the hearings. At each hearing, persons who wish to make a statement will be invited to speak. It is requested that oral statements also be submitted in writing. The Department will give equal weight to written and oral statements, and since a cumulative record will be compiled it is not necessary for interested parties to attend each hearing.

Information may be obtained from Daniel S. Brinsko, NYSDEC Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, Albany NY 12233-3251, telephone: 518 402-8396; email, dsbrinsk@gw.dec.state.ny.us. Written statements will be received until 5 p.m., May 12, 2003.

The proposed regulation may be obtained from any of the following Department offices:

Region 1
Building #40
State University of New York
Stony Brook, NY 11790
Attention: Ajay Shah

Region 2
Hunters Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
Attention: Sam Lieblich

Region 3
21 South Putt Corners Road
New Paltz, NY 12561
Attention: Robert Stanton

Region 4
1150 North Westcott Rd.
Schenectady, NY 12306
Attention: Rick Leone

Region 5
Hudson Street Extension,
Box 220
Warrensburg, NY 12885
Attention: Michael Stawarz

Region 6
Watertown State Office Bldg
317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
Attn: Tom Morgan

Region 7
615 Erie Boulevard West
Syracuse, NY 13204-2400
Attention: Reginald Parker

Region 8
6274 East Avon-Lima Road
Avon, NY 14414
Attention: Thomas Marriott

Region 9
270 Michigan Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14202
Attention: Larry Sitzman

Negative Declaration

Monroe County - The County of Monroe, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Sea Breeze/Charlotte/Seneca Park Multi-use Trail will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves design and construction of approximately seven and a half miles of walking and biking trails in the Town of Irondequoit and up into the City of Rochester.

Contact: Gordon Toleman, Engineering Operations, City Place, 7th Floor, 50 West Main Street, Rochester, NY 14614, phone: (585) 760-7528.

Monroe County - The Penfield Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of an addition to an existing structure, erection of two seasonal greenhouses, development of a formal parking area and material storage are to accommodate a garden store. The project is located at 1225 Empire Boulevard.

Contact: Stacey Henry, 3100 Atlantic Avenue, Penfield, NY 14526, phone: (585) 340-8682, fax: (585) 340-8644, email:planning@penfield.org.

Ontario County - The Geneva Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Lake View Overlay District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the creation of an Overlay District on the west side of NYS Route 14 from Snell Road to Billsboro Road. The District will be 2000 feet in width running parallel with the west boundary of NYS Route 14. All allowable uses as outlined in the proposed Local Law will require Special Use Permit from the Town. The project is located on the West side of NYS Route 14 from Snell Road to Billsboro Road in the Town of Geneva.

Contact: Mary Luckern, Town of Geneva, 3750 County Road 6, Geneva, NY 14456, phone: (315) 789-3922, fax: (315) 789-7753.

Wayne County - The Town Board of Palmyra as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Garnsey-Shilling Area Water District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves formation of Garnsey-Shilling Area Water District and construction of public water improvements including approximately 25,000 linear feet of 8-inch watermain and appurtenances. The Watermain is proposed along Garnsey, Shilling, Lusk, Goldsmith and Harris Roads in the Town of Palmyra, Wayne County, New York.

Contact: David C. Lyon, Town Board of Palmyra, 1180 Canandaigua Road, Palmyra, NY 14522, phone: (315) 597-2324, fax: (315) 597-5550.

Notice of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Ontario County - The Ontario County Board of Supervisors, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Ontario County Phase III Landfill Expansion. The action involves the increase in the final height of the Phase III Landfill from a final peak elevation of 940 to 994 feet in order to increase the total capacity of the site. The project is located at the Ontario County Landfill south of State Routes 5 & 20, Town of Seneca.

Contact: Kevin Spillane, Ontario County Department of Solid Waste, 3019 County Complex Drive, Canandaigua, NY 14424, phone: (716) 396-4482.