ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Extended Public Comment Period And Additional Public Hearings

Greene County

Lead Agency: NYS Thruway Authority

Description: The action involves…NYSTA is considering the acquisition of 57 acres of land on the east side of the Thruway, directly opposite the New Baltimore Service Plaza to expand and improve public transportation services on the Thruway. Additionally, the Greene County Industrial Development Agency (GCIDA) is considering the acquisition of an adjacent 87-acre parcel of land for the possible future development of a transportation related facility, such as a distribution warehouse and is also considering the development of a warehouse distribution facility or similar light industrial use for the 138-acre parcel of land located on the west side of the Thruway, directly south of the New Baltimore Service Plaza.

Project Location: New Baltimore Service Area, New York State Thruway (I-87), Town of New Baltimore, Greene County, New York

Public Hearing:

Date And Time: April 21, 2004 - 7:00 pm
Date And Time: May 5, 2004 - 7:00 p.m.
Place: Cornell Hook and Ladder Fire Department
Gill Road
New Baltimore, New York


Negative Declaration

Albany County - The Town of Colonie Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed North Colonie Soccer Complex, SEQR #04-001 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of soccer fields and related facilities on a 54 acre site, at an approximate cost of $1.5 million. The project is located at 500 Boght Road in the Town of Colonie.

Contact: - Kevin DeLaughter, Town of Colonie Engineering & Planning Services Department, Public Operations Center, 347 Old Niskayuna Road, Latham, NY 12110-2289, phone: (518) 783-2741.


Saratoga County - The Saratoga Springs ZBA, as lead agency, has determined that the Lot 53 Wiswall Lane and 136 Woodlawn Avenue - Use/Area Variance will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves construction/expansion of a 1-2-3 family residence on an approved lot. The project is located at Lot 53 Wiswall Lane and 136 Woodlawn Avenue, Saratoga Springs.

Contact: Bradley S. Birge, Saratoga Springs City Hall, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, phone: (518) 587-3550.


Rensselaer County - The Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Berlin, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Williams College Wind Monitorintg Tower and Wind Farm may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves initial construction of a 50-meter (164 foot) wind monitoring tower, potential construction of seven 1.5 megawatt turbines (with up to 200-foot blade diameters) to provide power to Williams College and the potential re-location of the Taconic Crest Trail on State-forest land. The project is located 1.2 miles south of the Petersburg Pass in the Town of Berlin between Petersburg Mountain and Berlin Mountain, Rensselaer County.

Contact: Richard Patsos, Town of Berlin Zoning Board of Appeals, 2686 Plank Road, Berlin, NY., phone: (518) 658-3147.