ENB - REGION 1 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Draft Scoping Notification

Suffolk County - In accordance with Section 617.8(b), SEQR, a Draft Scope for the preparation of a Generic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project listed below has been completed. Comments on the Draft Scope are requested and may be submitted to the Town of Babylon Department of Environmental Control and will be accepted until September 15, 2004.

Name of Action: Deer Park Enterprises (Tanger) Planning Board Job No. 2004-11AFN.

Positive Declaration adopted on June 7, 2004 by the Planning Board of the Town of Babylon.

Description of Action: Retail development on 81 acre Ga Industrial site which includes demolition of existing structures, approximately 900,000 square feet of proposed building area, 4,732 parking stalls and associated site improvements.

Location: e/s Commack Road, 1,432' n/o Grand Blvd., Deer Park, Town of Babylon, County of Suffolk, SCTM No. 0100-68-01-46.3.

Contact: Richard Groh, Principal Environmental Analyst, Joseph Guarino, Senior Environmental Analyst, Town of Babylon Department of Environmental Control, 281 Phelps Lane, North Babylon, New York 11703, phone: (631) 422-7640, fax: (631) 422-7686.


Brownfield Cleanup Program

Diamond Auto Service, Inc.
City of Bay Shore, Suffolk 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. Diamond Auto Service has submitted an application to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The application was determined to be complete by the Department on August 20, 2004. The property described in the application is located at 71-73 Cleveland Street, Bay Shore, New York 11706. 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 commercial purposes.

The Department will receive public comments concerning the application for thirty days from September 1, 2004 through September 29, 2004. After review of the application and any public comments received, the Department will determine whether to accept the Applicant’s request to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. If the Department accepts the Applicant’s 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 Department’s oversight. A copy of the application as well as other related attached documents which includes a Phase I Environmental Assessment Report are available in the document repository for this site located at the Islip Public Library, 71 Monell Avenue, Islip, New York 11751.

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 1 Office
SUNY
Campus Building
Stony Brook, New York 11790
ATTN: Jamie Ascher


Negative Declaration And Public Hearing

Suffolk County - The Southampton Planning Board as lead agency, has determined that the proposed EKW Properties Inc will not have a signicant adverse environmental impact. A public hearing will be held on September 23, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. at the Southampton Town Hall, Southampton, NY. The action involves an application for a site plan/special exception application for special trade contractor uses in a proposed 10,800 s.f. building, located within the LI-40 Zoning District. The project is located on the west side of Windemere Court, Speonk SCTM No. 900-353-24.1 in the town of Southampton.

Contact: Clare Vail, Department of Land Management, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton NY 11968, phone: (631) 287-5735.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Nassau County – The Nassau County Planning Commission, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Nassau County Real Estate Consolidation Plan. A public hearing on the Draft GEIS will be held on Thursday September 2, 2004 at 6:00 p.m. at the Nassau County Executive County Building, 1 West Street, Mineola, NY 11501. Comments are requested and will be accepted by the contact person until Monday September 13, 2004. The action involves the consolidation of County services and expansion of existing facilities/construction of new facilities, as well as the disposal of County-owned parcels that are no longer needed. The Proposed Action includes two alternative development scenarios for properties located in the Village of Garden City, as well as additional properties in the Village of Mineola and the Town of Hempstead.

Contact: Michael Levine, Nassau County Planning Commission, 400 County Seat Drive, Mineola, NY 11501, phone: (516) 571–5848.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS And Public Hearing

Nassau County - The City of Glen Cove Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Sea Isle Marina Properties, LLC, Application for Site Plan and Subdivision Approval (Cluster Development). A public hearing will be held on September 21, 2004, at 8:00 p.m., at Glen Cove City Hall, 9-13 Glen Street, Glen Cove. Public Comment Period for FEIS: Comments on the FEIS are requested and will be accepted by the Planning Board through September 21, 2004. The FEIS is available for public review at the office of the contact person listed below and at the Glen Cove Public Library, 4 Glen Cove Avenue, Glen Cove, New York 11542, The action involves the applicant, known as the Sea Isle Marina Properties, LLC, who is seeking site plan and subdivision approval to allow construction of eight residential units in three buildings on a 6.04-acre parcel. An existing two-family home will also be demolished as part of this proposed action. The site is situated in the Marine Waterfront 2 Zoning District, which permits residential development in accordance with zoning guidelines of the R-4 Residential District. The project is located on Shore Road along the south side of Glen Cove Creek, City of Glen Cove.

Contact: Lois Stemcosky, Planning Board, City of Glen Cove, Glen Cove City Hall, 9-13 Glen Street, Glen Cove, New York 11030, phone:(516) 676-4490.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final Generic EIS

Suffolk County - The Stony Brook University, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Stony Brook University Research & Development Campus. Stony Brook University proposes the acquisition, through negotiated purchase or eminent domain, of a parcel of approximately 246 acres on the west side of Stony Brook Road, adjacent to the existing Stony Brook campus. Stony Brook University proposes to acquire the property (the “project site”) and develop it as the Stony Brook University Research and Development Campus. The first building would be the Center for Excellence in Wireless Information and Technology (CEWIT), expected to be complete by 2007. Following the construction of the CEWIT would be the construction of nine new research buildings, expected to be constructed over a 10-year period ending in 2017, and comprising approximately 710,000 gsf of area, for a total project of approximately 830,000 gsf. To serve the Research and Development Campus, Stony Brook University plans to construct a dedicated roadway to Nicolls Road (CR97), providing vehicular access to the project site via the three existing University entrances. The dedicated roadway would be created with a bridge, underpass or at-grade connection at Stony Brook Road. The project site is generally bounded by Stony Brook Road on the east, University Heights Drive on the south, and the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) Port Jefferson Branch on the west, opposite the existing Stony Brook University West Campus. The project site straddles the town line between the Town of Smithtown and the Town of Brookhaven (Suffolk County)

Contact: Molly S. MacQueen, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, phone: (631) 632-6333, fax: (631) 632-6111.