ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Positive Declaration And Public Scoping

Rensselaer County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Troy Sand and Gravel Inc. Nassau Quarry (DEC #4-3820-00099/00001 - Town of Nassau, Rensselaer County), may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Written comments may be submitted on the draft scoping outline and will be accepted by the Department until COB on September 3, 2004. Copies of the Draft Scoping Outline and the modified mining maps are available for review at:

Town of Nassau, Town Clerk’s Office, 29 Church Street, Nassau, NY 12123.
Nassau Free Library, Church Street, Nassau, NY 12123
NYS DEC Region 4 Headquarters, 1150 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306

Additional copies of the Scoping Outline may also be obtained by contacting the NYSDEC at (518) 357-2069. Copies of the Mined Land Use Plan may be obtained from the NYSDEC through standard Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) procedures.

The proposed mining operation would extract minerals from an 88 acre life of mine area, within a 214 acre parcel. The project includes blasting operations and on-site processing (via portable crusher), and would be operated in several phases.

Contact: Nancy M. Adams, Deputy Permit Administrator, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 4, 1150 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306; (518) 357-2069.