ENB - REGION 5 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

Applicant: Arthur H. Leavitt
P.O. Box 116
Gabriels NY 12939

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

Contact: John L. Quinn

Application No.: APA Project No. 2004-30

Project Title: Arthur H. Leavitt

Location: New York State Route 86 in the Town of Brighton

Comment Period Ends: April 22, 2004

Project Description: The action involves a new commercial sand and gravel extraction having a Life of Mine area of 4.9 acres during the next five years. An average of 6,000 cubic yards (maximum of 25,000 cubic yards) of sand and gravel is to be removed annually. The extraction is to operate from May through October, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and occasionally on Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 (noon). No material processing such as crushing and screening is proposed. An average of 10 (maximum of 50) loaded dump truck trips is projected on a daily basis. A mining permit is also required for the project from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.


Applicant: Thomas S. West, Esq.
LeBeoff, Lamb, Greene & Macrae
99 Washington Ave., Suite 2020
Albany, NY 12210-2820

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

Contact: John L. Quinn

Application No.: APA Project No. 2004-63

Project Title: West Sand & Gravel, LLC

Location: County Route 55, Town of Brighton

Comment Period Ends: April 22, 2004

Project Description: The action involves continuation and expansion of a commercial sand and gravel extraction. An existing 2.5 acre extraction is to be expanded by an additional 2.4 acres during the next five years. An average of 10,000 cubic yards (maximum of 30,000 cubic yards) of sand and gravel is to be removed annually. It is to operate from March through November, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Saturdays for material hauling only from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Material processing will include crushing and screening. An average of 20 (maximum of 40) loaded truck trips is projected on a daily basis. A mining permit is also required for the project from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The project also includes a two lot subdivision created by the lease of a 6 acre portion of the project site containing the extraction to West Sand & Gravel, LLC.


Negative Declaration

Essex County - The Town of Westport, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Westport Sewer District No.1 Wastewater Collection and Treatment Facilities Improvement will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves the replacement and upgrading of the existing facility. The project is located on Main Street and Marks Road in the Hamlet of Westport.

Contact: Dan Connell, Town of Westport PO Box 465, Westport, NY 12993, phone: (518) 962-4419, fax: (518) 962-2098.


Clinton County - The Clinton County Legislature, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Clinton County Correctional Facility Expansion will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the expansion of the Correctional Facility to include approximately 160 new beds, food service and laundry addition, expand and renovate the medical facilities, intake/booking, and sherriff's area. The project is located at 25 McCarthy Drive in the Town of Plattsburgh.

Contact: James R. Langley, Clinton County Legislature, Clinton County Government Center, 137 Margaret Street, Suite 208, Plattsburgh, NY 12901, phone: (518) 565-4600.


Saratoga County - The Town of Corinth Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Corinth Land Use Law will not have an significant adverse environmental impact. The purpose of this law is to promote the health, safety, and general welfare of the community to promote the rural character of the Town, to provide for a variety of housing opportunities and densities, and protect the property values and aesthetics of the community. These goals are to be accomplished by regulating the height and size of buildings and other structures, the percentage of the lot that may be occupied, the size of yards, courts and open spaces, and the density of population, the location and use of buildings, structures, and land or trade, industry, agriculture, residence and other purposes to the extent permissible within the proper exercise of power delegated by the New York State Town Law.

Contact: Richard Lucia, 600 Palmer Avenue, Corinth, NY 12822, phone: (518) 654-9232, fax:(518) 654-7615, E-mail: tocsupervisor@adelphia.net.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

County: Hamilton and Warren

Lead Agency: NYS DEC

Project Title: Preparation of an EIS, Completion of the Draft UMP/EIS and Notice of Hearing for the Siamese Ponds Wilderness Area

Contact Person: Tad Norton

Address: NYS DEC
PO Box 220
Warrensburg, NY 12885
Phone Number: (518) 623-1265

Project Location: Towns of Indian Lake, Lake Pleasant, Wells, Johnsburg and Thurman

Project Description: The action involves the completed Draft EIS/UMP for the Siamese Ponds Wilderness Area which includes management actions for the Siamese Ponds Wilderness, Dug Mountain Primitive Area, Forks Mountain Primitive Area and Chatiemac Primitive Area.

Proposed management actions may include construction of recreational trails, including horse trails, accessible campsites, parking lots and lean-tos.

A public hearing on the Draft EIS/UMP will be held on April 19th, 2004 at 6:00 p.m. in the first floor meeting room at the Albany DEC office located at 625 Broadway. Comments are requested and will be accepted by the contact person until April 25, 2004.