ENB - REGION 7 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Brownfield Cleanup Program

P&S / Boyd Avenue
City of Solvay, Onondaga 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. Pass & Seymour, Inc. has submitted an application to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The application was determined to be complete by the Department on October 20, 2004. The property described in the application is located at 50 Boyd Avenue, Solvay, NY 13209. 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 October 27, 2004 through November 26, 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 a copy of a Brownfield Site Investigation Work Plan and applicable attachments are available in the document repository for this site located at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), Region 7 Office, 615 Erie Boulevard West, Syracuse, NY.

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 7
615 Erie Boulevard West
Syracuse, New York 13204
ATTN: James Burke


Negative Declaration

DEC Region: 7

County: Chenango

Lead Agency: NYS DEC

Project Title: Site Preparation - Chenango RA #23, Stands A-28, 33, and 35

Contact Person: Andrew Blum
NYS DEC
2715 State Highway 80
Sherburne, New York 13460-4507
phone: (607) 674-4036

Project Location: Chenango RA #23, affected stands are located east of Pink Hollow Road in the Town of Pitcher

Project Description: The action involves the application or registered herbicides to undesirable woody and herbaceous plants to allow the natural regeneration of desired tree species.


Oswego County - The Planning Board of the City of Oswego, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Wal-Mart Expansion will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the expansion of an existing Wal-Mart store by approximately 100,873 square feet to create an approximately 194,736 square foot Wal-Mart Supercenter and gas station, with associated parking areas, drives, utilities, and other services. The project is located at 341 NYS Route 104 East, City of Oswego.

Contact: Anthony A. Leotta, City Hall, 13 West Oneida Street, Oswego, NY 13126, phone: (315) 342-8154.


Positive Declaration

Tompkins County - The Town of Ithaca Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Remington Inn and Restaurant may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves consideration of Preliminary Site Plan Approval for the proposed Remington Inn and Restaurant located at 1000 East Shore Drive between East Shore Drive and Cayuga Lake, Town of Ithaca. The proposal includes demolishing the existing two buildings to construct a 258-seat restaurant, a two-story 25-guest unit upscale lodge, and a new 4,690 square foot boathouse for the Cornell University's sailing program. The proposal also includes 127 parking spaces, stormwater facilities, and a retention of existing private marina.

Contact: Chris Balestra, Jonathan Kanter, Town of Ithaca Planning, 215 North Tioga Street, Ithaca, NY 14850, phone: (607) 273-1747.