ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Public Notice

Pursuant to Section 30-a of the Public Lands Law

Notice of hereby given that the New York State Office of Mental Retardation and Development Disabilities declared the premises known as 6 Equestrian Acres Lane, Brewster, NY located in the Town of Southeast, Putnam County no longer useful for program purposes and declared abandoned to the Commissioner of General Services for sale or other disposition as unappropriated State land. This abandonment was approved March 5, 2003.


Public Scoping Session

Westchester County - The Common Council of the City of White Plains, as lead agency, will hold a public scoping session on Monday, April 7, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. in the Common Council Chambers, Municipal Building, Second Floor, 255 Main Street, White Plains, NY to receive comments regarding issues on the proposed action. The proposed action involves new construction of an approximately 192 room hotel, 200 residential units and approximately 550,000 square feet of office use (for a total of approximately 1.1 million square feet of floor area) with the associated parking, to be constructed in two buildings, in addition to the construction of the Curt Street as a new public right-of-way from Main Street to Hamilton Avenue ("Development Proposal"). The project is located in downtown White Plains at the intersection of Mamaroneck Avenue and Main Street.

Contact: Rod Johnson, City of White Plains, Planning Department, Municipal Building Annex, 255 Main Street, White Plains, NY 10601, phone: (914) 422-1372, fax: (914) 422-1301.


Negative Declaration

Orange County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Cuddebackville Dam Removal will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project consists of demolition and removal of one of two dams located within the Neversink River [DEC Water Index No. D-1; Class B(T)] approximately 1 mile upstream (northwest) of the U.S. Route 209 bridge in Cuddebackville. The dam to be removed is a 107-foot long concrete pier stop log dam with its spillway 4.5 feet above the dam apron. The dam is one of two dams that exist on opposite sides of a mid-channel island. The dam to be removed is referred to as the southwest dam and the dam that will remain as the northeast dam. The dam owner, Orange County, has coordinated removal of the dam with The Nature Conservancy and the Philadelphia District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a federal Section 206 Ecosystem Restoration project.

To access the dam demolition site, an access road approximately 4,000 feet long located along the Neversink River will be used. Approximately 2,800 feet of the access road is existing, Approximately 1,200 linear feet of new access road 12 feet wide will be constructed as part of the project. The road will consist of stone fill over geotextile fabric. Approximately 200 linear feet of the road nearest to the dam will be removed and the site restored after project completion. The project is located at Delaware and Hudson Canal County Park, Hoag Road, Town of Deerpark, Orange County.

Contact: Scott E. Sheeley, NYSDEC Region 3, 21 South Putt Corners Rd, New Paltz NY 12561-1696, phone: (845) 256-3050.


Sullivan County - Pursuant to the NYS Clean Water State Revolving Fund and the State Environmental Quality Review Act, the Village of Liberty, as lead agency, has determined that the DWSRF Project Number 15655 Village of Liberty Water System Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves upgrades to the Lily Pond Water Treatment plant as well as the installation/replacement of approximately 35,000 linear feet of water main. The project is located at Lily Pond Treatment Plant is located in Town of Liberty Section 12 Lot 1 Bock 12.1, water main installation/replacement to be undertaken from the plant into the Village.

Contact: Shari Drollinger, Village of Liberty, 167 North Main Street, Liberty, NY 12754, phone: (845) 292-2250, ext. 18, fax: (845) 295-9216.


Positive Declaration And Public Scoping

Ulster County - The Planning Board of the City of Kingston, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed The Landing Development Project 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 April 15, 5:00 p.m. to 7: p.m. at the Common Council Chambers at Kingston City Hall, 420 Broadway, Kingston, NY. The action involves the construction of 2,182 residential housing units (408 Mid and 248 Low Rise Condominiums/764 Garden Apartments/640 Townhouses/122 Single-family homes); and 228,000 square feet of commercial space for office/retail/research/restaurant use; and supporting infrastructure on 524 acres, spread between the City of Kingston and Town of Ulster. The project includes public access to and along the Hudson River waterfront. There are 8 phases of the development project. The project site is a combination of wooded areas and old mining operations. The project is located in the City of Kingston and Town of Ulster, in Ulster County.

Contact: Suzanne Cahill, City Hall, 420 Broadway, Kingston, New York 12401, phone: (845) 334-3955.


Positive Declaration

Orange County The Greenville Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Reid Subdivision may have a significant adverse impact on the environmental and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves a four lot subdivision on Newry Lane, Town of Greenville.

Contact: J. Theodore Hilscher, 327 Main Street, Catskill, New York 12414, phone: (518) 943-1060.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Orange County - The White Plains Common Council, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed 221 Main Street Project. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on April 7, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. at the Common Council Chambers Municipal Building, Second Floor, 255 Main Street, White Plains, New York. Written comments will be received until 5:00p.m., Wednesday, April 9, 2003. The action involves new construction of an approximately 192 room hotel, 200 residential units and approximately 550,000 square feet of office use (for a total of approximately 1.1 million square feet of floor area) with the associated parking, to be constructed in two buildings, in addition to the construction of the Court Street as a new public right-of-way from Main Street to Hamilton Avenue. The associated improvements with the project include construction of roadways, public utilities and traffic engineering improvements to facilitate the Development Proposal. The project is located in downtown White Plains and is generally located at the intersection of Mamaroneck Avenue and Main Street.

Contact: Rod Johnson, City of White Plains, Planning Department, Municipal Building Annex, 255 Main Street, White Plains, NY 10601, phone: (914) 422-1372, fax: (914) 422-1301.


Rockland County - The Town Board of the Town of Ramapo, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Town of Ramapo Comprehensive Plan. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on April 7, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ramapo High School, 400 Viola Road, Spring Valley, NY. The action involves the adoption of a proposed Comprehensive Plan by the Town Board of the Town of Ramapo. The Comprehensive Plan is a policy document that outlines a vision for the future of the Town of Ramapo. It focuses on protection of the Town's natural resources and growth and development that is compatible with the Town's quality of life and housing needs. The zoning and other land use regulations recommendations contained in the Comprehensive Plan pertain only to the unincorporated portions of the Town. The project is located in the Town of Ramapo

Contact: Brian A. Brophy, Planning and Zoning, Town of Ramapo, 237 Route 59, Suffern, New York 10901, phone: (845) 357-5100.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft Generic EIS And Public Hearing

Rockland County - The Town Board of the Town of Ramapo, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Town of Ramapo Comprehensive Plan. A public hearing on the Draft Generic EIS will be held on April 7, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ramapo High School, 400 Viola Road, Spring Valley, NY. The public comment period ends April 24, 2003 or 10 days after the close of the public hearing, whichever date is later. The action involves The proposed action under review is the adoption of a proposed Comprehensive Plan by the Town Board of the Town of Ramapo. The Comprehensive Plan is a policy document that outlines a vision for the future of the Town of Ramapo. It focuses on protection of the Town's natural resources and growth and development that is compatible with the Town's quality of life and housing needs. The zoning and other land use regulation recommendations contained in the Comprehensive Plan pertain only to the unincorporated portions of the Town. The project is located in the Town of Ramapo, Rockland County, NY.

Contact: Brian A. Brophy, Building, Planning & Zoning, Town of Ramapo, 237 Route 59, Suffern, NY 10901, phone: (845) 357-5100, fax: (845) 357-5140.