ENB - REGION 1 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Suffolk County - The New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Acquisition of property by The Nature Conservancy d/b/a The Nature Conservancy, Inc. (The Nature Conservancy) and financing through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves acquire approximately 4,700 acres of vacant land for the long-term protection of drinking water recharge areas and surface waters including the Peconic Estuary and Long Island Sound and numerous tributaries to these waters. The land targeted for acquisition encompasses over 300 separate vacant parcels owned by various private entities. Following acquisition of these properties, The Nature Conservancy will permanently preserve some parcels and re-sell other parcels to government partners for permanent preservation. The eligibility of financing the targeted land acquisition through the CWSRF is based upon Sections 319 (nonpoint source management ) and 320 (national estuary program) of the Clean Water Act. The project is located in the Town of Brookhaven, Town of East Hampton, Town of Riverhead, Town of Shelter Island, Town of Southampton, Town of Southold, Village of North Haven, and Village of Quogue.

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, e-mail: info@nysefc.org

Conditioned Negative Declaration

Nassau County - The Town of Oyster Bay Dept. Planning & Development, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Redevelopment of 300 Robbins Lane (Blumenfeld Property) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. A 30-day public comment period commences with this notice. The action involves the redevelopment of vacant industrial site for office use, including conversion of existing 203,326-square foot building to office space, construction of 5,000-square foot accessory storage building, and refurbishment of parking areas and landscaping. The project is located at 300 Robbins Lane, Syosset.

In summary, conditions include:

Contact: Kevin Galloway, Executive Secretary, TEQR Commission, Town of Oyster Bay, Department of Public Works, 150 Miller Place, Syosset, NY 11791.

Positive Declaration and Adjourned Public Scoping Session

Nassau County - The Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed St. Francis Hospital Expansion may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. An adjourned public scoping session will be held on September 11, 2003 at 7:30 pm at the Village Hall, One Bonnie Heights Road, Flower Hill, New York 11030. The action involves an application to the Incorporated Village of Flower Hill for an expansion of the existing hospital facility. Such expansion will include a building addition at the cellar level in the area between the north parking garage and the hospital, and a three-story hospital bed building that would be erected above the cellar addition. A four-level below grade expansion of the East Parking Garage is also proposed, which would increase parking by 371 spaces. The project also includes the demolition of various structures such that the net increase in lot coverage is projected at 20,850 square feet. The project is located at 100 Port Washington Boulevard, Roslyn.

Contact: Leslie Ann Taggard, RMC, Village Clerk/Treasurer, Incorporated Village of Flower Hill, One Bonnie Heights Road, Manhasset, New York 11030, phone: (516) 627-2253.

Public Scoping Session

Nassau County - The Board of Zoning and Appeals of Incorporated Village of Lake Success, as lead agency, will hold a public scoping session on the proposed Application of the Korean Church of Long Island. A public scoping meeting will be held on August 25, 2003 at 8:00 p.m. at the Lake Success Village Hall, 318 Lakeville Road, Great Neck, New York, at which time oral and written comments on the Draft Scope will be accepted. Written comments will also be accepted by the contact person until 5:00 p.m. on September 5, 2003. The project involves the Korean Church of Long Island proposing to construct a new 34,648-square-foot church and meeting hall with associated appurtenances on a 2.6±-acre parcel located at 69 North Service Road in the Incorporated Village of Lake Success. The project is located at 69 North Service Road (between Lakeville Road and Community Drive) Incorporated Village of Lake Success, Nassau County, New York.

Contact: Carol Pogrell, Incorporated Village of Lake Success, Village Hall, 318 Lakeville Road, Great Neck, New York 11020, phone: (516) 482-4411.