ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

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Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Planning Board of the Town of Red Hook, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed James S. and Karen G. H. Krakowsky Major 6-lot Residential Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves subdivision plat and related permits, approval and compliance determinations to authorize creation of an existing house lot and five residential building lots ranging from 3.19 acres to 31.51 acres from a 50.38 acre parcel in the RD3 District, with each of the lots served by individual on-site water supply and sanitary sewage facilities and a common driveway installed for two groups of three lots each. The project is located at 368 Feller-Newmark Road, Town of Red Hook.

Contact: Marcella Appell, Planning Board, Town Hall, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571, phone: (845) 758-4613, fax: (845) 758-5313.


Dutchess County - The Planning Board of the Town of Fishkill, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Oasis Ministries - Church and School, Special Use Permit will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves Issuance of a Special Use Permit by the Town of Fishkill Planning Board for the construction of an integrated Church and School facility with related site improvements. The Church includes a 1000-seat sanctuary and a smaller 200-seat chapel within the school building to be utilized for weddings, baptisms and prayer services. The School is designed for a total enrollment of 200 students; serving grades K through 8 and will operate during normal business hours. Day Care services are to be provided for a maximum of 50 children during the weekday hours of 7 AM to 6PM. The project is located on the northerly side of Snook Road, approximately 800' east of the intersection of Snook Route and Route 9, consisting of 47.771 acres, within the R-40 Zoning District in the Town of Fishkill.

Contact: James H. Wick, Planning Board, 807 Route 52, Fishkill, NY, 12524, phone: (845) 831-7800 ext. 3328, fax: (845) 831-2964.


Putnam County The New York City Department of Environmental Protection, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Reconstruction of Delaware Aqueduct Shaft 17 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves The Reconstruction of Delaware Aqueduct Shaft 17 project addresses improvements necessary pursuant to a Consent Order entered into by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and the New York City Department of Environmental of Protection (NYCDEP) and in addition, includes upgrades that will improve the facility and extend its useful life into the foreseeable future. A coordinated environmental review was performed to evaluate the improvements necessary to meet the Consent Order requirements and to incorporate increased worker safety features. The projectís scope includes site work and building improvements. Site work includes the relocation of the parking area and the rebuilding of the entrance road. The scope of the project includes the construction of two new security guard booths, the installation of a security fence and lighting, and increased water treatment capabilities at the Shaft 17 site. A dechlorination system that will utilize sodium bisulfite as the dechlorination treatment chemical will be installed in the event that future unacceptable levels of algae, bacteria or zebra muscles requires chlorination upstream of Shaft 17. Water will be dechlorinated at Shaft 17 prior to release in to the Kensico Reservoir to ensure that no detectable chlorine residual affects the receiving water. A back up pH adjustment system using caustic as the treatment chemical will be installed for use in the unlikely event that the main pH adjustment system at the Hillview Reservoir is compromised. An auxiliary structure will be constructed in order to house a small emergency generator that is being placed on site for use only when a power outage coincides with a treatment event. Building work improvements include the replacement of all existing sluice gates and operators, and dewatering and sewage pumps. A new and larger water quality station with additional testing capacity will also be installed in the building. The electrical and HVAC systems in the shaft will be upgraded. As part of the proposed action, NYCDEP will remediate all constituents of potential concern from the Shaft 17 building.

The NYCDEP, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact on the quality of the environment. The proposed action is not anticipated to have a significant adverse impact on land use, community character or cultural resources. Significant adverse impacts are not anticipated to occur to air quality, water quality or natural resources in the project vicinity. The reconstruction and remediation of the facility will take place in accordance with all local, state and federal law that would prevent significant adverse impacts to workers or the community from constituents of potential concern during the remediation and construction periods. Measures to protect the community and workers from the water treatment chemicals on site are included in the proposal and would protect against potential significant adverse impacts from these substances. The project is located on the east bank of the Kensico Reservior in the Town of North Castle, Westchester County, New York.

Contact: Constance Vavilis, 59-17 Junction Boulevard, 11th floor, Flushing, NY 11373, phone: (718) 595-7262, fax: (718) 595-4479, Email: constance@dep.nyc.gov


Putnam County The New York City Department of Environmental Protection, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Reconstruction of Delaware Aqueduct Shaft 10 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves The Reconstruction of Delaware Aqueduct Shaft 10 project addresses improvements necessary pursuant to a Consent Order entered into by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and the New York City Department of Environmental of Protection (NYCDEP) and in addition, includes upgrades that will improve the facility and extend its useful life into the foreseeable future. A coordinated environmental review was performed to evaluate the improvements necessary to meet the Consent Order requirements and to incorporate increased worker safety features.

The projectís scope includes site work and building improvements. Site work will include the relocation of the entrance road and parking area and the installation of security fencing and guard booths. The improvements to the Shaft 10 facility will include the construction of two building additions to enclose new chlorine feed equipment and all necessary appendages to be installed on site for use in the event that future water quality issues such as unacceptable algae, bacteria or zebra muscles require chlorination of water leaving the West Branch Reservoir through Shaft 10. An emergency generator will be installed for use only when a power outage coincides with a treatment event. The facility will be equipped with a chlorine gas scrubber to prevent the accidental release of chlorine gas. Many of the water quality structures of Shaft 10 will also be replaced including all existing sluice gates and operators, dewatering and sump pumps, manual cleaning screens, incremental valves, venturi meters, piping, and other miscellaneous equipment. In addition, a larger water quality station with modern testing equipment will be installed within the facility. As part of the proposed action, NYCDEP will remediate all constituents of potential concern from the Shaft 10 building.

The NYCDEP, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact on the quality of the environment. The proposed action is not anticipated to have a significant adverse impact on land use, air quality, water quality, or natural resources in the vicinity of the West Branch Reservoir. The reconstruction and remediation of the facility will take place in accordance with all local, state and federal law that would prevent significant adverse impacts to workers or the community from constituents of potential concern during the remediation and construction periods. Measures to protect the community and workers from the water treatment chemicals on site are included in the proposal and would protect against potential significant adverse impacts from these substances. The project is located off US Route 6 on the southeast bank of the West Branch Reservior in the Town of Carmel, Putnam County, New York.

Contact: Constance Vavilis, 59-17 Junction Boulevard, 11th floor, Flushing, NY 11373, phone: (718) 595-7262, fax: (718) 595-4479, Email: constance@dep.nyc.gov


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping Session

Orange County - The Town of Wawayanda Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Lower Road Associates may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on Wednesday, June 11, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. at the Town of Wawayanda Town Hall, Ridgebury Hill Road, Slate Hill. The action involves the subdivision of five parcels, (Lake Shore, Ridgebury North, Ridgebury South, Devon Hills Estates and Shire Meadows) by two project sponsors developing shared water and wastewater facilities. The development combined involves an approximately 220 residential lots. The project is located along Lower Road and Guinea Hill Road, Town of Wawayanda.

Contact: Ann Yates, Chairperson, Town of Wawayanda Planning Board, PO Box 106, Slate Hill, NY 10926, phone: (845) 355-5712.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Dutchess County - The Hyde Park Town Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Crofton Mews Apartments. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on June 18, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hyde Park Town Hall, 4383 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY. The action involves the development of a 317-unit apartment complex on an 88.3 acre site. The Project includes the construction of two-story apartment buildings and the development of internal loop roads, parking areas, recreational field and tennis courts. Also included in the Project are the provision of central water and the construction of a wastewater treatment plant. The project is located at 1269 N.Y.S. Route 9G, approximately 0.75 mile north of CR 41, Town of Hyde Park. Tax Lot #: 6165-01-323662.

Contact: Stephen Allen, Town Hall, 4383 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538, phone: (845) 229-0316, fax: 845-229-0349, e-mail: supervisor@hydeparkny.us