ENB - REGION 9 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Niagara County - The Village of Lewiston, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of 2004 Village of Lewiston Master Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of the 2004 Village of Lewiston Master Plan. The project is located villagewide.

Contact: Richard Soluri, 145 North Fourth Street, Lewiston, NY 14092, phone: (716) 754-8271.


Erie County - The Town of Newstead Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption a Zoning Overlay District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of the Zoning Overlay District that will allow for the implementation of aesthetic standards to control landscaping, façade treatments, parking, signage and highway access along this roadway. The project is located in the Town of Newstead, Erie County - NYS Route 5, from Davison Road to the Pembroke Town line, and for distance of 500 feet off the roadway to the north and south.

Contact: Andrew Casolini Dal Bo, Acting on behalf of the Town of Newstead Town Board, 95 John Muir Drive, Suite 100, Amherst, NY 14228, phone: (716) 688-0766.


Positive Declaration And Public Scoping

Chautauqua County - The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU), as lead agency, has determined that the BPU’s proposed clean coal project may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The BPU has prepared a Draft Scoping document for the project. This document is available at the Board of Public Utilities’ offices at 92 Steele Street, Jamestown, New York and on the BPU’s web site at www.jamestownbpu.com. The BPU is soliciting comments on the draft scoping document. Public Scoping meetings will be held November 18, 2004, from 2-5 pm at the Love School Gymnasium, 50 East 8th Street, Jamestown, NY 14701 and on November 18th, 2004 from 7-9 pm at the Washington Middle School Auditorium, 159 Buffalo Street Jamestown, NY 14701. In addition, written comments on the draft scoping document will be accepted until November 30, 2004. A final scoping document will be prepared that will consider both oral and written comments received. The action involves the BPU proposing to construct a 40 megawatt circulating fluidized bed boiler at its existing generating facility in Jamestown, New York. When the new unit goes into commercial operation, the BPU will retire two of its existing coal-fired boilers. The BPU anticipates that aggregate air emissions rates (per unit of energy produced) from the new unit will be significantly lower than emissions from the existing coal units. There is the potential for a minor increase in total annual facility air emissions (new and remaining old units combined), including emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx), relative to current levels. There is also (1) the potential for increased water withdrawal from the Chadakoin River for cooling tower purposes; (2) visual impacts from taller stack height; and (3) traffic and noise impacts associated with the construction and operation of the new plant. These issues will be addressed in the Draft Environmental Impact Statement.

Contact: Sue Jones, Jamestown Board of Public Utilities, P.O. Box 700, 92 Steele Street, Jamestown, NY 14702-0700, phone: (716) 661-1666.