ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Columbia County - The City of Hudson, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed New Water Treatment Facilities will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of a rapid rate filtration facility for drinking water to serve the City of Hudson, NY. The new filtration plant will be constructed on the site of the City of Hudsonís existing slow sand filter plant. Facilities include chemical feed and storage facilities; clarification/ filtration equipment; pumping facilities; backwash decant/surge tank and finished water storage tank. Backwash will be discharged to the Cityís sewer system...New screens will be constructed at the Churchtown Dam; Potassium permanganate may be added in the future at this site for zebra mussel control. The existing Claverack Pumping Station will receive a new electrical service and will be mechanically and electrically rehabilitated. Existing treatment will be retained throughout the construction period. Applicant intends to finance the project through the New York State Drinking Water Revolving Fund as administered by the NYS Environmental Facilities Corp. This notice is a resubmittal for this project. In the July 10, 2002 ENB, a negative declaration notice was published by the City of Hudson for this project. However, the SEQR process was repeated in 2003 as a coordinated review as required by the funding agency and this notice is a reaffirmation of the negative declaration for this project. The construction will occur at three sites: 1)Mt. Ray Filter Plant, Rossman Avenue, City of Hudson, NY; 2)Claverack Pumping Station, Route 23B (at Claverack Creek), Town of Greenport, NY; 3)Churchtown Reservoir, Town of Taghkanic, NY

Contact: Charles E. Butterworth, Supt. Of Public Works, City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534, phone: (518) 828-9458, fax: (518) 828-1590.

Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft Generic EIS and Public Hearing

Schenectady County - The Town of Niskayuna, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Office-Technology Zoning District. A public hearing on the Draft Generic EIS will be held on June 17, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town of Niskayuna Town Hall. The project involves the rezoning of approximately 460 acres of land located in the northwest section of Town to a new zone referred to as the O-T: Office and Technology Zone. The Town is also considering the construction of new town roads with water and sewer infrastructure within the O-T Zone. The 460 acre Study Area is bounded by Balltown Road, Aqueduct Road, Hillside Avenue and Providence Road.

Contact: Ms. Kathy Matern, One Niskayuna Circle, Niskayuna, NY 12309, phone: (518) 386-4530, fax: (518) 386-4592 email: kmatern@niskayuna.org

Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Rensselaer County - The Town of Sand Lake, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Bon Acre Hamlet - Planned Development District. The action involves an amendment to the Town Zoning Ordinance and Map, rezoning of a 92.3 acre parcel from residential (R-1) to a Planned Development District (PDD) and approval of the accompanying development code to create a mixed-use, neo-traditional hamlet development, which would combine residential and retail uses. The project borders NY Route 43, west of County Route 66, 1.5 miles east of the intersection of Routes 43 and 150, directly west of Averill Park High School and Bon Acre Trailer Park.

Contact: Steve Robelotto, P. O. Box 273, Sand Lake, NY 12153, phone: (518) 674-2344.