Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Notice is hereby given that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department), will hold a legislative public hearing on the following proposed revision to the State Implementation Plan for Ozone (Phase II Alternative Attainment Demonstration). These revisions to the SIP for Ozone include, specifically: the updated Motor Vehicle Emission Budget (MVEB) for the New York Metropolitan Area (NYMA); the required demonstration that the SIP continues to meet its purpose of attaining the 1-Hour Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) and associated updated tables and appendices; an extension of the deadline date for the mid-course review to December 31, 2004; and incorporation of 6 NYCRR 218, "Emission Standards for Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Engines," and 219-8, "Emission Guidelines and Compliance Times for Small Municipal Waste Combustion Units Constructed on or before August 30, 1999," into the SIP. With regards to 6 NYCRR 218 and 6 NYCRR 219-8, which have previously completed the regulatory process (including hearings), only comments pursuant to their inclusion in the SIP will be accepted.
A hearing will be held at the following location and time:
Tuesday, June 24, 2003, 10 a.m. NYSDEC Annex, Region 2, 11-15 47th Avenue, Hearing Room 106, Long Island City, NY 11101
Information may be obtained from Robert D. Bielawa, P.E., NYSDEC Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, Albany NY 12233-3251; telephone 518-402-8396; Written comments may be submitted to the Department until close of business Tuesday, June 24, 2003.
The proposed State Implementation Plan revision may also be obtained from the following Department offices:
Suffolk County - The Board of Trustees of the Village of East Hampston, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Site Plan of Riverhead Building Supply Corp will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves renovation to an existing one story masonry building (6,268 sq.ft) with a new entry (94 sq.ft.) and handicapped ramp; connect this building by means of a passageway (48 sq. ft.) to the main retail facility (17,816 sq.ft.); and replace the existing glass entryway with a new main entrance (728 sq. ft.). The project is located at 21 Railroad Avenue, East Hampton.
Contact: Larry Cantwell, Village of East Hampton, 86 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937, phone: (631) 324-4150.
Nassau County - The Planning Board of the Village of Oyster Bay Cove, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Preliminary Subdivision Approval for the Pulling Property, Reecote Farms 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 June 19, 2003 at 8:00 pm at the Village Hall, 1492 Laurel Hollow Road, Syosset, NY. The action involves an application for the subdivision of approximately 75.20 acres creating 24 single-family residential lots of at least 2.0 acres each. All proposed lots will front on an internal road system with roadway access to the westerly side of Oyster Bay Cove Road between Timber Ridge Road and Birch Court intersections. The project is located on the North side of North Hempstead Turnpike, West side of Oyster Bay Cove Road, Nassau County. Tax map designation is Section 27, Block L, Lots 217, 218, 220, 223, 226 - 229, and part of Lot 231.
Contact: A. Thomas Levin, Village Attorney, 1505 Kellum Place, Mineola, New York 11501-4824, phone:(516) 741-6565, fax: (516) 741-6706.
Suffolk County - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed State Park Access and Library-Environmental Center may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement has been prepared. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on June 11, 2003 at 7:00 pm at the Cold Spring Harbor High School Audirorium, 82 Turkey Lane, Cold Spring Harbor, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until June 30, 2003. The action involves construction of a Library-Environmental Center and improvements to park access and interpretation. The project is located east of Harbor Road (NYS Rt. 25A), north of Terrace Place.
Locations where the Draft EIS will be available as of May 27: Cold Spring Harbor Library, 75 Goose Hill Road, Cold Spring Harbor; Park Office, Caumsett State Park, 25 Lloyd Harbor Road, Huntington; Arboretum Center, Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park, Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay; Office of the Regional Director, LI State Park Regional Headquarters, Belmont Lake State Park, Babylon; and the OPRHP Albany office (see contact address below). Copies of the Executive Summary of the DEIS are available from the contact person, and will be available at the public hearing.
Contact: Thomas B. Lyons, Director, Environmental Management, Agency Building 1, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12238, phone: (518) 474-0409, fax: (518) 474-7013, Email:Pamela.Otis@oprhp.state.ny.us
Nassau County - The Board of Trustees, of the Village of Westbury, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Comprehensive Plan for the Village of Westbury. The action involves the Master Plan addressing issues such as redevelopment and zoning adjustments, which are more in character with the potential changes that may occur in the Village. The project is villagewide.
Contact: Thomas Savino, Village Hall, 235 Lincoln Place, Westbury, NY 11590, phone: (516) 334-1700.