Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Brownfield Cleanup Program

Macedon Films Site
City of Macedon, Wayne 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. Mr. Dick St. James has submitted an application to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The application was determined to be complete by the Department on May 11, 2004. The property described in the application is located at 112 Main Street, Macedon, New York. 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 industrial purposes.

The Department will receive public comments concerning the application for thirty days from May 26, 2004 through June 28, 2004. After review of the application and any public comments received, the Department will determine whether to accept the Applicantís request to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. If the Department accepts the Applicantís request to participate, it will execute a Brownfield Cleanup Agreement (BCA) with the Applicant. By executing a BCA, the Applicant would commit to undertake certain remedial activities under the Departmentís oversight. A copy of the application as well as copies of previously prepared environmental reports related to the site are available in the document repository for this site located at the Macedon Public Library, 30 Main Street, Macedon, New York.

The aforementioned attached documents are a supplement to the application for historical reference and not a work plan for the investigation to be conducted under this Brownfield Cleanup Program. They 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 and refer questions to:
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-7013
ATTN: Ed Hampston
Phone No.: (518) 402-9812

Public Notice


Pursuant to subdivision 5 of Section 23-1101 of the Environmental Conservation Law, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives public notice of the following:

The Department has determined that public bids for the leasing of a parcel of State land totaling 20 acres, underlying State Route 17 in the Town of Corning, Steuben County, New York, for oil and natural gas production is unreasonable and impracticable.

The Department intends to lease such lands to Fortuna Energy Inc. for such purpose.

For further information contact:
Charles Gilchrist
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Mineral Resources
625 Broadway, 3rd Floor
Albany, NY 12233-6500
Telephone: (518) 402-8056

Negative Declaration

Orleans County - The Town of Yates, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Yates Water District No. 4, Phase VII will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the installation of 9,600 linear feet of watermain along Platten Road west of Yates-Carlton Town Line Road. In addition to the watermain, the project includes hydrants, valves, connections, road crossings, manholes, excavation, bedding materials and surface restoration. The project will supply public water for the first time to the residents of 29 homes who rely on a limited supply of poor quality groundwater. The water supply will be obtained from the Village of Lyndonville public water system. The project is located in a portion of Platten Road, Town of Yates, Orleans County, NY.

Contact: Stuart Brown, Stuart I. Brown Associates, 640 CrossKeys Office Park, Fairport, NY 14450, phone: (585) 223-3430, fax: (585) 223-0468, E-mail: sibrown@frontiernet.net .

Notice Of Acceptance Of Final Generic EIS

Monroe County - The Town Board of the Town of Parma, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Fairfield Place. The action involves a planned residential development that will provide moderate density, quality housing of various types in the Town of Parma. The development proposal offers a mixture of apartments, town homes, patio homes, and single-family homes intended to be compatible with neighboring uses. In order for the project to proceed, the parcel will need to be re-zoned to Medium Density, with a subsequent approval of permitted uses from the Townhouse Residential District. The project is located on the west side of Manitou Road, just north of Ridge Road West, in the Town of Parma, NY.

Contact: Jack Barton, Town of Parma, 1300 Hilton-Parma Road, Parma, NY 14468, phone: (585) 392-9449.