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Notice Of Availability Of The Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) For Pathogens In Oyster Bay Harbor And Mill Neck Creek

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), with the assistance of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and their consultants, has completed the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) analysis for pathogens in Oyster Bay Harbor and Mill Neck Creek. The proposed TMDL identifies sources of pathogens to these water bodies and the reductions necessary to restore and protect water quality in order to return the designated use of shellfishing to them. This notice announces the availability of the proposed TMDL for Oyster Bay Harbor and Mill Neck Creek for public review and comment. A thirty day public review period has been established during which written comments may be submitted on the TMDL. Details regarding availability of information and comment submission are presented below.

INFORMATION: The proposed TMDL entitled "Pathogen Total Maximum Daily Loads for Shellfish Waters in Oyster Bay Harbor and Mill Neck Creek" dated July 2003. This document is available by contacting the NYSDEC Bureau of Water Assessment and Management, by phone at 518-402-8179 or mail at NYSDEC, 4th Floor, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3502. You can request that a hard copy of the document be mailed or you can provide an e-mail address and have an electronic copy sent to you.

In addition, the document will be available sometime after July 30, 2003 on this website:www.dec.state.ny.us/website/dow/tmdl.html

COMMENTS: Comments on the Oyster Bay Harbor and Mill Neck Creek TMDL and NYSDEC's decisions will be accepted until September 2, 2003. Comments will be considered in finalizing the TMDL which will be submitted to USEPA Region 2 for review and approval. Please submit comments to : Jeff Myers, P.E., Director, Bureau of Water Assessment and Management, NYSDEC, 4th Floor, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3502


Negative Declaration

Suffolk County - The Planning Board of Shelter Island, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Subdivision map of Ryan Family Real Estate LLC will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The proposed action consists of the sale of the development rights on 63.6218 acres and the subdivision of the remaining 12.998 acres into seven lots for single family residential use and an eighth lot that is capable of further subdivision (with the potential for 4 additional lots) on an approximately 76.62 acre parcel located at the northwesterly corner of the intersection of Smith Street (aka County Road 29) and Midway Road, in the Town of Shelter Island (Suffolk County Tax Map Nos. 0700-014.00-03.00-072.003, part of 0700-014.00-03.00-072.004, 0700-014.00-03.00-072.005 and 0700-018.00-03.00-085.000). The 63.6218 acre parcel contains an existing equestrian facility. All proposed lots have frontage on existing improved roads. Individual wells will provide potable water for each of the proposed lots. The lots will also have individual sanitary systems. Both water supply and sanitary waste disposal are subject to approval from the Suffolk County Department of Health Services. The subject parcel is located at the northwesterly corner of the intersection of Smith Street (aka County Road 29) and Midway Road, in the Town of Shelter Island (Suffolk County Tax Map Nos. 0700-014.00-03.00-072.003, part of 0700-014.00-03.00-072.004, 0700-014.00-03.00-072.005 and 0700-018.00-03.00-085.000 ).

Contact: Arthur S. Barnett, Shelter Island Planning Board, P.O. Box 970, Shelter Island, NY 11964, phone: (631) 749-0758, fax: (631) 749-0227.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Nassau County - The Planning Board of the Village of Rockville Centre, as lead agency, as accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Chase Partners LLC, Signature Place Apartments. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on August 12, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. at One College Place, Rockville Centre, NY. Public Comment period ends 10 days after close of SEQR public hearing. The action involves construction of a 349-unit apartment complex on 7.1 acres of a parcel formerly developed for light industrial use. The project is located at 80-100 Banks Avenue, Rockville Center, NY.

Contact: Thomas Domanico, Planning Board, 110 Maple Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY 11570, phone: (516) 678-9249, fax: (516) 678-4544, e-mail: tdomanico@hotmail.com