ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Notice Correction

An administrative error was made in the April 30, 2003 ENB publication regarding the Tri-City Aggregates application for a Part 201 Air State Facility permit (DEC # 4-0101-00373/00001) to be located in the City of Albany. While the correct deadline, May 9, 2003, was included in the narrative, the Availability For Public Comment section incorrectly listed the deadline as May 30, 2003. The Notice was properly printed in the Albany Times Union with a comment deadline of May 9, 2003.


Negative Declaration

Schenectady County - The Town Board of the Town of Niskayuna, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment: The removal of professional offices from the R-3: High Density Zoning District and rezoning a certain parcel to R-P: Residential Professional will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the removal of the professional office medical and non-medical office use from the R-3: High Density Residential zoning district and rezoning 1675 Providence Avenue to R-P: Residential Professional. The project is located townwide.

Contact: Kathleen Matern, Town of Niskayuna, Planning Department, One Niskayuna Circle, Niskayuna, NY 12309-4381, phone: (518) 386-4530.


Schenectady County - The Zoning Board of the Town of Niskayuna, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Ingersoll Residence will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of a 52,467 square foot addition to the existing facility. The proposal calls for 49 apartments for the aged. The project is located at 3421 State Street in the Town of Niskayuna.

Contact: Kathleen Matern, Town of Niskayuna, Planning Department, One Niskayuna Circle, Niskayuna, NY 12309-4381, phone: (518) 386-4530.


Positive Declaration

Rensselaer County - The Town Board of the Town of North Greenbush, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Routes 4/43 Corridor, Town of North Greenbush, Rensselaer County May have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the Town of North Greenbush (the "Town") desires to make a comprehensive assessment of the existing and proposed land uses along a portion of the NYS Route 4 Corridor and its intersection with Route 43. The purpose of this assessment is to plan development in this area of the Town and consider modifying the zoning ordinance based upon the results obtained. The project is located in the vicinity of the intersection of NYS Routes 4 and 43. The Study Area’s northern boundary on Route 4 is the Blooming Grove Cemetery, and the southern boundary is the North Greenbush Town Line. From north to south, the western study area boundary includes the residential development along Route 4, the edge of Route 43, and the edge of the Niagara Mohawk Right-of-Way. The eastern boundary of the study area, from north to south follows Blooming Grove Road, the eastern property boundary of the proposed Van Rensselaer Square project, the boundary between the vacant land to the west and residential development to the east located south of Van Rensselaer Square project near Route 152, vacant properties around the cul-de-sac, the vacant land west of the current Montessori School, and then south to the Town Line.

The Town Board meets on May 8, 2003 to adopt the draft scope. At that time, a time and date for the public scoping will be set. At that time a cut-off date for submission of written comments will be determined.

Contact: Thomas Murley, 2 Douglas Street, Wynantskill, NY 12198, phone: (518) 283-2714, E-Mail: NGBENG@NYSNET.net


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Albany County - The New York State Office of General Services, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on May 28, 2003 at 7:00 pm at Meeting Room 6, Concourse Level, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until June 9, 2003. The action involves the State of New York, through its Office of General Services (OGS), proposes to construct and operate a State Employee parking garage situated on a two-acre parcel located on the south side of Sheridan Avenue between South Swan Street and North Hawk Street in the City and County of Albany. The proposed project will involve the construction of an eight to nine level parking garage for approximately 1500 vehicles with direct access to both Elk Street and Sheridan Avenue. The proposed project will also contain two elevators and two stairwells that will provide a safe, accessible and convenient access link to Elk Street for both parking facility users and pedestrians. The project is located within the City and County of Albany and is bound by Sheridan Avenue to the north, Elk Street to the south, South Swan Street to the west and North Hawk Street to the east.

Contact: Richard A. Reed, Deputy Commissioner and Counsel, New York State Office of General Services, 41st Floor, Mayor Erastus Corning 2nd Tower, Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12242, phone: (518) 474-5988, fax: (518) 473-4973.