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Brownfield Cleanup Program

M. G. Carter Foundry
Village of Coxsackie, Greene County
State of New York

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. Rene´ Van Schaack, Executive Director, of the Green County Soil and Water Conservation District on behalf of Michael Ferro has submitted an application to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The application was determined to be complete by the Department on April 9, 2004. The property described in the application is located at River Street in the Village of Coxsackie. 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 April 21, 2004 through May 21, 2004. A copy of the application as well as copies of Phase 1 and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments are available by contacting the Department’s representative at the address listed below or in the document repository for this site located at the Village of Coxsackie, 119 Mansion St., Coxsackie, New York 12051 and Greene County Soil and Water Conservation District, 907 County Office Building, Cairo, New York, 12413.

The referenced documents are draft and have not been reviewed by the Department staff prior to their release for public comment. The Department, in conjunction with the New York State Department of Health will review these documents during the public comment period.

All citizens are encouraged to offer comments in writing to:
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Region 4 Headquarters
1150 Westcott Road
Schenectady, New York 12306-2014
ATTN: Walter Wintsch, Project Manager
Phone: (518) 357-2375

Negative Declaration

Greene County - The New Baltimore Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Formation of New Baltimore Water District No. 3 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the formation of Water District No. 3 includes the purchase of treated water from the Village of Ravena, and the construction of a public water distribution system beginning on route 9W just north on New Baltimore Road, going south on Route 9W to New Baltimore Road, east on New Baltimore Road into the hamlet of New Baltimore, and the installation of water mains within the hamlet of New Baltimore and the areas between the hamlet of New Baltimore and Route 9W along New Baltimore Road and side roads. The project will also include the construction of a small pumping station along Route 9W between New Baltimore Road and the Albany/Greene County Line, and the installation of a water storage tank at a strategically high location to ensure adequate system wide water pressure. The proposed water tank will be located north of New Baltimore Road.

Contact: David Louis, Town of New Baltimore, 3809 CR 51, Hannacroix, NY 12087, phone: (518) 756-6671, E-mail: supervisor@townofnewbaltimore.org.

Amended Negative Declaration

Delaware County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Titus Lake Resort will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The applicant proposes to develop a nine unit Seasonal Residential Vacation Resort on 5 acres of Lake front Property on Titus Lake in the Town of Harpersfield in Delaware County. The project includes the construction of 5 connected cabins and 4 RV/Camper sites and an owners residence and storage facility. Regulated Activities include the construction and operation of a engineered sewage treatment system of 1600 gallons per day sub-surface discharge greater than 200 feet from Lake Titus, and the construction of a 38 ‘ by 20' open support deck and 8' by 46' attached floating dock within the boundary of Regulated Freshwater wetland (FWW)# CH-1.

The raised bed septic system is set back 200 feet from the lake shore and at least 100 feet from the nearest well. No impacts to ground or surface waters are anticipated. Cabins and appurtenance structures are located more than 100 feet from the wetland and shoreline. The wooded nature of the 100 ft buffer zone will be maintained. No pool or bathing facilities are proposed. No boat launch facilities are proposed. Boat use will be limited to motorless craft such as canoes and kayaks, which can be removed from the water when not in use. The project is located at 2002 Lake Titus Road, Jefferson, NY.

This Neg Dec was originally noticed as a unlisted action on February 14, 2004. Additional review has revealed it to be a Type 1 action. All type 1 procedures have been complied with. It is hereby amended to reflect this change in status.

Contact: Kent Sanders, New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation, Route 10, HCR 1, Box 3A, Stamford, NY 12167-9503, phone: (607) 652-7741.