Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Greene and Ulster Counties - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed implementation of the Shandaken Wild Forest Unit Management Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. As directed by the Catskill Park State Land Master Plan, this plan identifies and provides an inventory of the various physical, biological, visual, cultural and historic resources within the 5,375.6 acre Shandaken Wild Forest, a management unit in the Catskill Forest Preserve. The plan also identifies the constraints and issues affecting the area and develops a series of goals and objectives which will govern the area’s future management. Specific projects proposed to fulfill these goals and objectives includes creating an Intensive Use Area and an Administrative Use Area at the Lower Birch Creek Road parcel to enable improved disabled access; construct two additional parking areas and expand an existing one; construct two miles of a cross country ski/mountain bike trail; install four information boards; construct two new accessible lean-tos and pit privies; maintain/define four existing parking areas, four miles of forest access roads and eight designated campsites; install accessible fishing platform and maintain the grounds at the Lower Birch Creek Road parcel; repair/replace the Burrough’s plaque; remove the building remains in Rochester Hollow, and designate the road for motorized use for persons with disabilities through permit; remove the old dump site in Broadstreet Hollow; and install several gates throughout the unit to prohibit unauthorized motorized access. The project is located in the Towns of Shandaken and Lexington.
Contact: Jeff Rider, NYS DEC, 21 South Putts Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561, phone: (845) 256-3083.
Westchester County - The New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Acquisition of property by the Teatown Lake Reservation, Inc. and financing through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves CWSRF financing for multiple properties acquired from willing sellers through fee simple purchase for the purpose of protecting, preserving and enhancing water quality in accordance with Section 319 of the Federal Water Pollution and Control Act of 1978 and its amendments (also known as the Clean Water Act) and the rules and regulations of the CWSRF. The Proposed Action includes three (3) properties located within the Towns of Cortlandt, New Castle, and Yorktown, Westchester County, New York by the Teatown Lake Reservation, Inc. The parcels are located as follows: 1595 Spring Valley Road, Ossining, NY 10562, Town of Yorktown, tax map #2003-12 and Town of New Castle, tax map #80.10-1-11; 145 Teatown Road, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520, Town of Cortlandt, tax map #79.08-1-04; 143 Teatown Road, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520, Town of Cortlandt, tax map #68.20-3-01.
Contact: Mr. David Sterman, Executive Vice President, New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207-2997, 1-800-882-9721 in New York State, (518) 402-6951, email: email@example.com
Westchester County - The Village Board of the Village of Pelham Manor, as lead agency, has has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Local Law Amending the Business District Provisions of the Village of Pelham Manor Zoning Ordinance. A public hearing on the Draft Generic EIS will be held on August 18, 2003 at 8:15 p.m. at Village Hall, 4 Penfield Place, Pelham Manor, NY. The action involves modification of the Village of Pelham Nanor's business zoning districts B1, B2, and B3. The amendments would: 1)extend the sunset provision to allow property owners additional time to either conform or relocate non-conforming uses; 2)reduce the required dimensions of a parking space; 3)lower the amount of retail required as a percentabe of gross floor area; 4)increase the maximum building and development coverage; and 5)provide a more specific set of parking requirements. The project is located village-wide.
Contact: John T. Pierpont, Village of Pelham Manor, 4 Penfield Place, Pelham Manor, NY 10803, phone: (914) 738-8820.
Orange County - The Town of New Windsor Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed New York International Plaza/Stewart Army Subpost (STAS) Redevelopment Plan. The action involves redevelopment of the former Stewart Army Subpost (STAS), a 263+/- acre parcel in the Town of New Windsor. The STAS lands have been ground-leased by the Town of New Windsor for the purposes of economic development. The redevelopment plan contemplates redevelopment in multiple phases to establish a broad range of commercial, industrial, retail, institutional, residential and/or other uses pursuant to existing zoning requirements, including parking, utilities, street and other improvements and facilities identified as necessary or appropriate as redevelopment proceeds. The action involves the proposed subdivision approval of Parcel H (128 ± acres) into two lots with a portion of land to be used for the extension of Hudson Valley Avenue. The project is located at the former Stewart Army Subpost property, generally bounded by Stewart International Airport to the north and east, Route 207 to the south, and Jackson Avenue to the west within the Town of New Windsor.
Contact: Mark J. Edsall, P.E., P.P., 555 Union Avenue, New Windsor, NY 12553, phone: (845) 563-4615.