ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Brownfield Cleanup Program

City of Kingston, Dutchess County
State of New York

NOTICE
Pursuant to ECL 27-1407 and 1417

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department) administers the Brownfield Cleanup Program pursuant to ECL 27-1400 et seq. The Brownfield Cleanup Program is designed to encourage the remediation of contaminated properties known as brownfields for reuse and redevelopment. 10 East Chester Street, LLC has submitted an application, dated October 21, 2003, to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The application was determined to be complete by the Department on October 24, 2003. The property described in the application is located at 306 Broadway, 318 Broadway and 14 East Chester Street, Kingston, New York. The application proposes that the applicant will conduct investigation and/or remedial activities at the site. The application proposes that the site will be used for commercial purposes.

The Department will receive public comments concerning the application for thirty days, from October 29, 2003 through November 28, 2003 A copy of the application is available by contacting the Department’s representative at the address listed below.

All citizens are encouraged to offer comments in writing to:

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-7014
ATTN: Mike Ryan
Phone #: (518) 402-9662
or by e-mail at: mjryan@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Public Notice

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 24 (Freshwater Wetlands Act) of the New York State Environmental Conservation Law and the Freshwater Wetlands Mapping and Classification Regulations (6 NYCRR Part 664) that NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) proposes to amend Maps 1-8, and 10-11 of 14 of the Westchester County Freshwater Wetlands Maps, originally filed on October 7, 1987. The wetland amendments include additions, deletions, boundary changes, wetland identification changes and classification changes. Maps showing the proposed revisions are available at the clerk's office in the village, town and county where the change is taking place, as well as at the Region 3 Office at the address listed below. The wetland boundaries may be transferred onto the most recent version of NYSDOT 7 ˝' quadrangle map to show their proximity to mapped features.

Those interested may view the proposed amended maps and ask questions at informational meetings which will be held at the Somers High School, 120 Primrose St, Lincolndale, NY on Dec. 2 from 3:00-7:30 pm; on Dec. 3 from 2:00-5:00 pm at the Somers Town Hall, 335 Rte 202 in Lincolndale. and Dec. 3 from 6:00-7:30 pm. at the Somers High School. Those wishing to may submit written comments on the accuracy of the proposed changes to the maps at the informational meetings, or by mailing comments to the person listed below through February 15, 2004. A legislative public hearing will be held at the Somers High School on Dec. 3 beginning at 7:30 pm, following the informational hearing. Oral as well as written comments on the accuracy of the amendments will be received into the record at that time. All comments received through February 15, 2004 will be considered. Pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 664, once the announcement of a proposed amendment has been made, no activity subject to regulation under the Freshwater Wetlands Act may be initiated without a permit from NYSDEC within the area that is the subject of the proposal (including the 100 foot wetland adjacent area) until the Commissioner has either amended the map or denied the amendment.

Contact: Michael Clancy, NYSDEC, 21 South Putt Corners Rd, New Paltz, NY 12561-1696. Phone (845) 256-3091, Fax (845) 255-3042.


Negative Declaration

Orange County - The Planning Board of the Town of Cornwall, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed DiMarco 2-lot Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a request for a 2-lot subdivision of the DiMarco property, a 3.6 acre residential lot located on Angola Road (County Route 9) in the R-2 Residential District in the Town of Cornwall. The site is located northwest of the southbound ramps to NYS Route 9W. Adjacent to Jones Farm, and also adjoins Cromwell Manor, a Bed and Breakfast facility which is listed on the National and State Registers of Historic Places. The existing house on the site is indicated as being potentially Register-eligible.

Contact: Neil Novesky, Town of Cornwall Planning Board, Town Hall, 183 Main Street, Cornwall, New York 12518, phone: (845) 534-9429.


Westchester County - Town Board of the Town of Greenburgh, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Acquisition of Taxter Ridge will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The joint acquisition of approximately 200 acres (183.15+/- acres located in the Town of Greenburgh, and ± 17 acres within the Village of Tarrytown) of undeveloped open space located within the Town of Greenburgh, Westchester County, for water quality protection and open space preservation. The area will be managed as a park preserve, primarily for passive recreation uses such as hiking and nature study. The funds for the acquisition will come multiple sources including an application to the New York State Clean Water State Revolving Fund for Water Pollution Control (CWSRF), New York State and Westchester County. The Taxter Ridge property is 183.15+/- acres located in the Town of Greenburgh, and ± 17 acres within the Village of Tarrytown, east of the Hudson River and just south of I-87/287 (New York State Thruway) in Westchester County, New York. The northern and eastern boundaries of the property are contiguous with the New York State Thruway and Taxter Road respectively. The remainder of the tract is surrounded by residential development and vacant land. Surrounding land uses are primarily single-family residential.

Contact: Mark T. Stellato, Community Development and Conservation, 320 Tarrytown Road; P.O. Box 205, Elmsford, NY 10523, phone: (914) 993-1505.


Positive Declaration

Orange County - The Planning Board of the Town of Wallkill, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Phillipsburg Facility may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the following components:

The project is located on Phillipsburg Road in the Town of Wallkill, Orange County, NY.

Contact: Town of Wallkill Planning Board Secretary, Town of Wallkill Planning Board, 600 route 211 East, P. O. Box 398, Middletown, NY 10940, phone: (845) 692-7814.


Orange County - The Planning Board of the Town of Wawayanda, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Grandview Estates may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves a request for subdivision approval of a proposed 34 lot subdivision, comprised of approximatelly 101.95 acres, in the Town of Wawayanda, NY. The parcel contains Federally regulated wetlands and is located in an Agricultural District. The parcel is located on the southeast side of Breeze Hill Road in the Town of Wawayanda.

Contact: Ann Yates, Town of Wawayanda Planning Board, Wawayanda Town Hall, P. O. Box 296, Slate Hill, NY 10973, phone: (845) 355-5712, fax: (845) 355-5752.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Dutchess County - The Planning Board of the Town of East Fishkill, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Hopewell Glen. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on Thursday, November 20, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. at the East Fishkill Town Hall, 330 Route 376, Hopewell Junction, NY. The action involves a residential project with a total of two hundred ninety residential dwelling units, (248 single family detached units and 42 townhouse units). The project will be served by central water and sewer, and derives access from NYS Route 376 and from Fishkill Road.

Contact: Patricia Twomey, Town Hall, 330 Route 376, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533, phone: (845) 221-2428.


Westchester County - The Town Board of the Town of Bedford, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Bedford Park South. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on December 2, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Hall, 321 Bedford Road, Bedford Hills, NY. The action involves a proposed change of zone from R-2A-Residence Two-Acre District to EL-Housing for the Elderly. The project is located in the Town of Bedford, Westchester County, NY.

Contact: Jeffrey Osterman, Town of Bedford, 425 Cherry Street, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, phone: (914) 666-4434.


Westchester County The Planning Board of the Town of Cortlandt, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Lakeview Estates. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on Wednesday, November 5, 2003 at 8:00 p.m. at the Vincent F. Nyberg General Meeting Room, Cortlandt Town Hall, 1 Heady Street, Cortlandt Manor, NY. Written comments must be submitted no later than November 17, 2003 to the Planning Board. The action involves a proposed residential subdivision for 11 lots containing a one family dwelling and other related site improvements on 48.7 acres. The project is located at the end of MdcGuire Lane, in the Town of Cortlandt.

Contact: Kenneth Verschoor, Town of Cortlandt, Dept. of Technical Services, Planning Division, Town Hall, 1 Heady Steeet, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567, phone: (914) 734-1080, fax: (914) 734-2015.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final Generic EIS

Orange County - The Town of Cornwall Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Mountainville Properties – 5 lot industrial subdivision. The FGEIS is a response to comments on the Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement that was the subject of a public hearing on March 3, 2003. The document will be available for consideration for a period of ten days after the filing of the FGEIS. The action involves a request for subdivision approval for a five-lot subdivision of a 161 acre tract of land in the PIO (Planned Industrial Office) zoning district fronting on Route 32 in the Town of Cornwall. The site in question has over 3,000 feet of frontage on NYS Route 32, and is bisected by the Woodbury Creek. Federal wetlands exist on the site in and around the Creek, and have been identified in the field and confirmed by Jurisdictional Determination of the US Army Corps of Engineers. The action was designated Type I due both to the overall proximity of two Register-listed or Register-eligible structures in Mountainville north of the site, and also due to the acreage of property in an agricultural district involved in the plan. A Phase I-A Cultural Resources Analysis was completed and incorporated in the DGEIS.

No specific use of the lots has been requested at this time. The Draft GEIS was prepared to consider and address the potential impacts that might result from the use of the lots in accordance with the zoning, and to identify policies and procedures to avoid such impacts, and to identify thresholds where further studies may be required.

The document will be available for public review at the Town of Cornwall Town Hall, and also at the Cornwall Public Library, located at 395 Hudson Street in Cornwall. The project is located Town of Cornwall, County of Orange, west of NYS Rt. 32 south of Mountainville, east of NYS Thruway, Zoning Districts: PIO (Planned Industrial Office) Tax Map Parcel: Section 36 Block 1 Lots 40.11, 40.12, and 40.32.

Contact: Neil Novesky, Town of Cornwall Planning Board, Town Hall, 183 Main Street, Cornwall, New York 12518, phone: (845) 534-9429.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Orange County - The Planning Board of the Town of Cornwall, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Village Center. The action involves a request for land use approvals for Village Center, which is a mixed use retail, office and proposed age-restricted senior residential facility. The plans involve a subdivision as well as multiple site plan approvals, since the property currently consists of two lots and is ultimately proposed to be divided into three, but the site plan is being designed to function as a coordinated whole. The retail/office use will consist of two separate buildings, one being a two-story mixed use building with 11,092 square feet of ground floor retail space and 8,276 square feet of office space on the second floor on a 1.82 acre parcel, and the second building is a single-story, 10,800 square foot pharmacy facility on a 1.18 acre parcel. The age-restricted senior independent living facility is proposed to be sited on the third lot, although no plans have been proposed for this component of the site use to date. The site is served by municipal water and sewer. Off-site traffic improvements at the Elm Street/Quaker Avenue intersection are proposed as part of the project. east side of Quaker Avenue at Cedar and Elm Zoning Districts: GC General Commercial, Tax Map Parcel: Section 23 Block 3 Lots 1.1 and 2.11.

Contact: Neil Novesky, Town of Cornwall Planning Board, Town Hall, 183 Main Street, Cornwall, New York 12518, phone: (845) 534-9429.