Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Brownfield Cleanup Program

Site Name IBM Gun Club Shooting Range and IBM Gun Club Burn Pit Area
City of Union, Broome 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. The IBM Corporation 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 properties as described in the application are located at Robinson Hill Road, in the Town of Union. 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 is 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 Johnson City Library, 107 Main Street, Johnson City, New York 13790.

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
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-7016
ATTN: Jonathan Greco, Project Manager
Phone #: (518) 402-9774

Negative Declaration

Oswego County - The Town of Mexico, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Mexico – Water District No. 1 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves he construction of a new municipal water system within the southern portion of the Township. The water system will include approximately 190,000 L.F. of water main, one elevated water storage tank and upgrades to the existing Village of Mexico water source (wells).

Contact: David Anderson, Town of Mexico, PO Box 98, Mexico, NY 13114, phone: (315) 963-7633, fax: (315) 963-8806.

Notice Of Acceptance Of Final Supplemental EIS

Tompkins County – The State University Construction Fund, as lead agency, has accepted the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement as an addendum to the Final and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statements on the proposed Waste Management Facility at the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University to manage carcass, bedding, and regulated medical waste in accordance with applicable regulations and the mission of the College. The project is located at the Schurman Hall Complex, Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York.

Contact : Margaret McSorley, Office of Design & Construction Management, State University Construction Fund, State University Plaza, P.O. Box 1946, Albany, NY, 12201-1946, phone: 518-689-2591, fax: 518-689-2635.

Notice of Intent to prepare a Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP)

DEC Region: 7

County: Cortland

Lead Agency: City of Cortland

The project involves preparation of an inter-municipal Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) pursuant to the provisions of NYS Executive Law, Article 42, for the City of Cortland; Towns of Cuyler, Truxton, Preble, Homer, Cortlandville, Virgil, Lapeer, and Marathon; and Villages of Homer and Marathon. The municipalities are located along the Tioughnioga River within Cortland County and have approximately 131 miles of shoreline. The primary riparian issues to be addressed by the Tioughnioga River LWRP have been preliminarily identified as the expansion of public access opportunities, open space and farmland protection, protection of fish habitat, tourism promotion, and improving linkages between the waterfront and historic downtowns.

The City of Cortland will contract with the Cortland County Industrial Development Agency, which will manage completion of the project, including the procurement of consultant planning services. Preparation of the LWRP will be overseen by the Tioughnioga River Development Commission, a volunteer advisory committee comprised of representatives of the eleven municipalities; state agencies; and local economic development, tourism promotion, environmental protection, education, and cultural organizations.

Contact Info:

Cortland County IDA
PO Box 549
Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 756-5005

City of Cortland
25 Court St.
Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 753-0872

Thoma Development Consultants
34 Tompkins St.
Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 334-1433

E mail: bernie@thomadevelopment.com