ENB - REGION 8 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Brownfield Cleanup Program

River Park Commons
185 Mt. Hope Avenue and 225-405 Mt. Hope Avenue
City of Rochester , Monroe 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. Hamilton LLC and Erie Harbor, LLC have submitted two applications to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The applications were determined to be complete by the Department on July 27, 2004. The property described in the application is comprised of two sites to be subdivided into two separate parcels and are located at 185 Mt. Hope Avenue and 225-405 Mt. Hope Avenue. 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 residential purposes.

The Department will receive public comments concerning the application for thirty days from August 4, 2004 through September 3, 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 Phase I and Phase II Environmental Assessment Reports are available in the document repository for the site located at the Rochester Public Library, 115 Court Street, Rochester, NY 14604.

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 and refer questions to:
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Region 8 Office
6274 E. Avon-Lima Road
Avon, New York 14414
ATTN: Mr. Kelly Cloyd


Negative Declaration

Livingston County - The Town of North Dansville Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Dansville Bella Vista Center Site will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the Dansville Bella Vista Center Site Plan, Sewer and Water Line Extensions, Roadway Widening, and Improvements. The project is located at a area to the west of the intersection of NYS Route 390 and NYS Route 36.

Contact: Richard deAsis, Planning Board, Town of North Dansville, 14 Clara Barton Street, North Dansville, NY 14437, phone: (716) 335-2330.


Ontario County - The Town of Hopewell, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Hopewell Water District No. 5 Extension to the Central Water District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the Town of Hopewell proposing to extend public water to serve the Hopewell Water District No. 5 Extension to the Central Water District. The proposed improvements include the construction of approximately 33,350 linear feet of 8 inch watermain along portions of East Avenue, Stoddard Road, Swamp Road, Freshour Road and County Road 47. The project will serve 101 users. Activities include the installation of watermain, fire hydrants, valves, water services, appurtenances and surface restoration. Water for this district will be supplied by the Town of Gorham. The project is located on portions of East Avenue, Stoddard Road, Swamp Road, Freshour Road, and County Road 47, Town of Hopewell, Ontario County, NY.

Contact: Town of Hopewell, Mary R. Green, phone: (585) 394-0036.