ENB - REGION 1 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Public Notice

Region 1 - The Department of Environmental Conservation has determined that the Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites in New York State needs to be amended to delete site number 130026, known as the Three Dimensional Circuits Site. This Site, is located at 31 Commercial Street, in the City of Plainview, within the County of Nassau. The reason for deletion is:

Written comments on this proposed deletion are welcome, and should be sent to:
Project Manager: Jamie Ascher
NYSDEC - Region 1
SUNY Campus Building 40
Stony Brook, NY 11790

All written comments must be received by July 2, 2004. A summary of all written comments will be assembled and a summary will be available for viewing at DEC Region 1 Headquarters in Stony Brook, New York.


Negative Declaration

Nassau County - The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Bethpage 3 Energy Center, LLC Combined Cycle Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the siting, construction, and operation of a 79.9 megawatt combined-cycle turbine generator on property within the southwest portion of the Grumman Bethpage Complex on the east side of NYS Route 107 in the Town of Oyster Bay, Suffolk County, New York, by Calpine Corporation or its affiliate.

Contact: Edward J. Grilli, Chief of Staff, Long Island Power Authority, 333 Earle Ovington Boulevard, Suite 403, Uniondale, NY 11553, phone: (516) 719-9877, E-mail: egrilli@lipower.org.


Positive Declaration And Public Scoping

Suffolk County - The New York State Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration, as lead agencies, have determined that the Long Island Rail-Truck Intermodal Facility may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on June 30, 2004 at 4:00 p.m. at the Brentwood North Middle School, 350 Wicks Road, Brentwood, NY. The action involves the development of a rail-truck intermodal facility on a portion of the Pilgrim State Hospital property. This rail-truck intermodal facility will improve the efficiency of freight service to Long Island, generate economic benefits, and reduce Long Island's dependence on truck freight. In addition to the development of this facility, alternatives will be investigated for providing truck access to the facility from the nearby Long Island Expressway. The project is located on a portion of the property at Pilgrim State Hospital, Town of Islip.

Contact: Thomas Daley, 250 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Hauppauge, NY 11788, phone: (631) 952-6647, fax: (631) 952-6569, E-mail: tdaley@dot.state.ny.us.


Positive Declaration

Suffolk County - The Town Board of the Town of Brookhaven, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed adoption of a Local Law to enable the transfer of development rights; adoption of a Local Law creating a Small Lot Ordinance; adoption of Local Law creating a Substandard Lot Overlay District; and adoption of various other Zoning Code amendments relating to Article IX, MF-1 Residence District and Article XI, PRC Residence District may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the creation of three new Local Laws and amendments to two existing Local Laws:

Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) Legislation
Substandard Lot Overlay District
Small Lot Ordinance
PRC Residence District
MF-1 Residence District

Contact: Jeffrey Kassner, Environmental Protection, Town of Brookhaven, One Independence Hill, Farmingville, NY 11738


Suffolk County - The Town Board of the Town of Brookhaven, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of the Montauk Highway Corridor Study may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves a comprehensive land use inventory and analysis and the development of numerous goals, standards, and recommendations for the improvement of the roughly 1.7 mile-long, 212-acre Mastic-Shirley Moratorium and Montauk Highway Corridor Study Areas. The Land Use Plan focuses on a stretch of land adjacent to Montauk Highway between William Floyd Parkway and the Forge River in the Hamlets of Mastic and Shirley.

Contact: Jeffrey Kassner, Environmental Protection, Town of Brookhaven, One Independence Hill, Farmingville, NY 11738


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft Generic EIS And Public Hearing

Suffolk County - The State University of New York at Stony Brook, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic EIS on the proposed Stony Brook Research and Development Campus. A public hearing on the Draft Generic EIS will be held on June 21, 2004 at 6:00 p.m. at the Wang Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook. Public comments on the DGEIS will be accepted for thirty days following the public hearing. The action involves building and operating a new Stony Brook Research and Development Campus, which will include the Center for Excellence in Wireless Internet and Information Technology. The Campus will be constructed in two phases on a 314-acre parcel now known as the Gyrodyne Property, formerly known as Flowerfield, which straddles the township boundaries of Smithtown and Brookhaven. The Center for Excellence in Wireless Internet and Information Technology would comprise the first phase of the proposed action, with the construction of a new facility of approximately 100,000 gross square feet and adjacent parking. It is expected that this new facility would be open by 2007. The balance of the construction would be the other buildings of the SBR&DP, consisting of a program of approximately 830,000 gross square feet in a similar pattern of development, to be fully completed in 2017.

Contact: John Fogarty, Capital Planning, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-6210, phone: (631) 632-3077, fax: (631) 632-6319.