ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Public Notice

The Department of Environmental Conservation has determined that the Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites in New York State needs to be amended to delete site number 314090, known as the Arborio Construction Site. This site is located in the Town of Poughkeepsie, in the County of Dutchess, and is located at 35 West Cedar Street. The reason for deletion is:

Written comments on this proposed deletion are welcome, and should be sent to:

Project Manager: Michael J. Ryan
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Environmental Remediation
Remedial Bureau C
625 Broadway, 11th floor
Albany, NY 12233-7014

All written comments must be received by April 10, 2004. A summary of all written comments will be assembled and a summary will be available for viewing at our Regional Headquarters in New Paltz, NY.


Negative Declaration

Orange County - The Planning Board of the Town of Newburgh, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Wal-Mart Expansion Super-Center will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves Wal-Mart proposing an 82,993 square foot expansion of the existing 125,715 square foot Wal-Mart store located in Newburgh. The expansion will extend into the Town of New Windsor and includes a grocery facility which makes the building a super center. In addition to the site plan amendments in the towns of Newburgh and New windsor the development of New windsor includes demolition of two storage buildings totaling 27,000 square feet, subdivision and lot line changes and consolidation, creation of two commercial sites and modification to a credit union bank site.

John P. Ewasutyn, 308 Gardnertown Road, Newburgh, NY 12550, phone: (845) 564-7804.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Rockland County - The Town of Ramapo Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Sterling Mine Road Active Adult Community. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held at the Town of Ramapo Town Hall at 237 Route 59 on April 20th, 2004 at 8 p.m.. Comments are requested and will be accepted by the contact person until May 3, 2004. The action involves creation of a new zoning district - the Active Adult Residential Development District intending to foster the development of specialized housing for persons 55 years of age and older on a 241 acre site. They have proposed 292 single family semi attached units in a cluster arrangement to preserve open spaces, steep slopes, wetlands, watercourses and as much of the current site in its natural state as possible. Roadways have been designed to follow contours to the maximum extent possible. Construction is proposed in six phases with a completion date of 2010. A homeowners's association is proposed to own and maintain common areas. The proposed regulations require both a common water and sanitary sewerage system. 157 acres of open space are proposed. There will be a zero net increase in storm water runoff.

Contact: Brian Brophy, Ramapo Town Hall, 237 Route 59, Suffern, New York 10901, phone: (845)357-5100.