ENB - REGION 8 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

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 8.10 acres, underlying State Route 36 in the Town of Jasper, Steuben County, New York, for oil and natural gas production is unreasonable and impracticable.

The Department intends to lease such lands to Kelly Oil & Gas, 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

Genesee County - The New York State Thruway Authority, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Reconstruction of Interchange 48 Toll Plaza will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the reconstruction of the existing toll plaza and operations building, reconstruction of the toll plaza pavement and portions of the interchange ramp pavement, implementation of dedicated E-ZPass facilities and miscellaneous site work and landscaping. The project will increase toll plaza capacity as well as improve safety by implementing new toll plaza concepts and technology. Since this project involves the reconstruction of the existing interchange facilities, the neighborhood character and growth should remain the same. Reconstruction of the toll plaza, toll utility building and pavement should also improve the aesthetics of the project area. The project is located on Interstate-90, NYST Interchange 48, Batavia, New York.

Contact: Albert Mastroianni, NYS Thruway Authority, P.O. Box 189, Albany, New York 12201-0189, phone: (518) 471-4264, fax: (518) 436-3060, email: albert_mastroianni@thruway.state.ny.us.


Livingston County - The Town of North Dansville Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed :Dansville Bella Vista Center Re-Zoning will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the re-zoning of 140 acres from residential to business. The project is located in an area to the west of the intersection of NYS Route 390 and NYS Route 36.

Contact: Dennis Mahus, 14 Clara Barton Street, North Dansville, NY 14437, phone: (716) 335-2330.


Monroe County - The City of Rochester,Bureau of Buildings and Zoning, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Rochester General Hospital Planned Development Revision, Parking Garage, Hospital Expansion (IPD#11) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal is to construct a 1250 space parking garage and three hospital expansions. The Institutional Planned Development District will be modified and updated to a Planned Development District. The applicant proposes to increase the F.A.R. allowance for Parcel B of the Planned Development District. The project is located at 1425 Portland Avenue.

Contact: Dorraine C. Laudisi, Bureau of Buildings a Zoning, Room 122-B, City Hall, Rochester, NY 14614-1284.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Orleans County - The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed application for renewal and modification of the Mined land Reclamation Permit for the Clarendon Quarry facility submitted by Hanson Aggregates of New York, Inc. The action involves the blasting a 50 foot cut west from the active mining area, through the north flowing drainage ditch, installing a conveyor and underpass, and then reconstructing the ditch; completing a program to limit the loss of water beneath sections of the drainage ditch affected by mining activity; establishing a new permanent mine dewatering discharge north of the mine site; extending and improving the access road to the western portion of mine site; changing the location of the quarry sump; and adding an emergency diesel-powered backup generator. Continued excavation activities will affect an 18.1 acre excavation area, within a 140 acre Life of Mine. The total affected area will result in approximately 37.75 acres affected by mining, processing, stockpiling , and berming during the new permit term.

The Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement specifically addressed the potential surface water and groundwater impacts from current mining operations and future expansion of the quarry. The Clarendon Quarry is located on Upper Holley Road in the Town of Clarendon, Orleans County.

Contact: Peter A. Lent, NYSDEC, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, phone: (585) 226-5390.


Steuben County - The Town of Erwin Industrial Development Agency, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Airport Improvements at Corning-Painted Post Airport. The action involves the construction of a 3,270 foot paved runway with full length parallel taxiway; construction of aircraft parking apron and aircraft storage buildings and associated land acquisition and obstruction removal. The project is located at Corning-Painted Post Airport.

Contact: Lisa M. Cheung, 342 Victory Highway (Route 415, Painted Post, NY 14870, phone: (607) 962-7021.