ENB - REGION 1 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Positive Declaration And Public Scoping Session

Nassau County - The Trustees of the Village of Laurel Hollow, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Expansion 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 May, 18, 2003 at 7:00 pm at the Village Hall, 1492 Laurel Hollow Road, Laurel Hollow, New York: The action involves an application for a special permit from the Village Board of Trustees to allow for the construction, reconstruction and/or expansion of the following facilities on the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Campus located on a 110-acre site within the Village's Residential-Institutional (R/I) zoning district:

a) Six (6) Laboratory Buildings;
b) A History Building;
c) A Great Hall;
d) A Library;
e) The Watson School Building;
f) A Sports Pavilion (Lower Campus);
g) A "Chiller" Building (used for cooling equipment);
h) Student and Visitor Housing;
i) An addition to the existing Library (Lower Campus);
j) Additions to the Demerec Laboratory (Lower Campus);
k) The Reconstruction of the Hershey building (Lower Campus);
l) A roadway to connect the new development to the lower campus; and
m) A total of 387 parking spaces (202 underground and 187 above-ground).

The Proposed Action would add a total of 219,412 square feet of floor area to the existing facilities on campus, representing a 68% expansion. In addition to the building development, there would also be 192,139 square feet (4.41 acres) of paved area added to the site. This area, combined with the proposed additional building coverage of 90,162 square feet, would represent an increase of 282,301 square feet of surface coverage, or an increase of more than 51% over what currently exists. The project is located on the northerly side of North Hempstead Turnpike, on the west side of Cold Spring Harbor in the Village of Laurel Hollow, Nassau County, New York.

Contact: Karen Navin, Village Clerk, 1492 Laurel Hollow Road, Laurel Hollow, New York 11791, phone: (516) 692-8826.


Nassau County - The Roosevelt Union Free School District and New York Education Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Roosevelt Union Free School District-Wide Improvement Program 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 May 1, 2003 at 7:30 pm at the Roosevelt Middle-Senior High School, 1 Wagner Avenue, Roosevelt, NY. The action involves the implementation of a District-wide improvement program to relieve severe overcrowding, degraded physical conditions and/or inadequate and deficient equipment in the Districtís schools. As currently contemplated, the Proposed Action would replace four existing elementary schools with three new (replacement) elementary schools, construct a new (replacement) middle school and a new (replacement) high school, demolish the three elementary schools to be replaced and the existing junior-senior high school (likely in phases), shift Central Administration to the Harry Daniels Elementary School, and make the pre-kindergarten program universal and include such a program in each of the new elementary schools. The project is located at 240 Denton Place, Roosevelt, NY.

Contact: Kwame Boakye-Yiadom, Roosevelt Union Free School District, 240 Denton Place, Roosevelt, NY 11575, phone: (516) 867-8627.


Positive Declaration

Nassau County - The Planning Board of the Village of North Hills, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed North Hills Holding Company may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves amendment of an existing open space covenant to permit development of property; development of property for subdivision of 62 single family residences. The project is located Long Island Expressway South Service Road, west of Shelter Rock Road, North Hills, New York.

Contact: Nancy G. Ritirato, One Shelter Rock Road, North Hills, NY 11576, phone: (516) 627-3451.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft Generic EIS And Public Hearing

Nassau County - The Village of Great Neck Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic EIS on the proposed East Shore Road Rezoning. A public hearing on the Draft Generic EIS will be held on May 6, 2003, at 7:45 pm at the Village Hall, 61 Baker Hill Road, Great Neck, NY. The action involves the creation of new Waterfront Development and Mixed-Use zoning districts along East Shore Road between the Village of Kensington boundary to the south and the Village of Kings Point boundary to the north. Approximately 18.72 acres of land on the east side of East Shore Road would be rezoned to Waterfront Development, and approximately 8.21 acres on the west side of East Shore Road would be rezoned to Mixed-Use. An additional 0.18 acres of land would be rezoned from Business C to Residence B. The proposed rezoning would allow the land to be developed in a manner harmonious with the existing residential character of the neighborhood and Village. The rezoning of the properties on the east side of East Shore Road would provide public access to Manhasset Bay with a waterfront park and promenade. The project is located on East Shore Road, Village of Great Neck, Nassau County, NY.

Contact: John Dominsky,Village Hall, 61 Baker Hill Road, Great Neck, NY 11023, phone: (516) 482-0019 fax:(516) 482-2606.