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Brownfield Cleanup Program

New York State Brownfield Cleanup Program
Notice of Application to Participate

Applicant: 48 Sewell Street, LLC
Site Name: (former) Husslein Plating Corporation and (former) Sempke Bus Garage
Site Number: #C130143
Site Address: 48 Sewell Street, Hempstead, NY 11550
Site County: Nassau

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department) administers the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The Brownfield Cleanup Program is designed to encourage the remediation of contaminated properties known as brownfields for reuse and redevelopment. The Applicant identified above has submitted an application to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The application was determined to be complete by the Department and is currently under review for eligibility. The property described in the application is identified by the Site Name and Site Number identified above and is located at the address above. The application proposes that the Applicant will conduct investigation and/or remedial activities at the site, to allow for commercial and industrial use of the site.

The Department will accept public comments concerning the application as well as copies of Soil Boring Investigations dated October, 2003 and July, 2004, a Soil Investigation dated May29, 2003, a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment dated October 16, 2000, and a Phase II Environmental Site Assessment dated April 9, 2001 for thirty days from December 1, 2004 through December 31, 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 the project under the Department’s oversight. The Department will require the Applicant to inform and involve the public during this process. A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available in the document repository for this site located at the Hempstead Public Library, 115 Nichols Court, Hempstead, NY 11550.

The application’s attached documents in the repository have not been reviewed by 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.

The public is encouraged to offer comments in writing and refer questions to the Department representative identified below.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Environmental Remediation
Remedial Bureau A
Albany, New York 12233-7015
ATTN: Kerry Maloney
Phone #: (518) 402-9622

The Department’s web site provides additional information about the Brownfield Cleanup Program at: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/der/bcp.


Positive Declaration

Suffolk County - The Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission ("the Commission") has determined that the proposed KeySpan’s Gas Transmission Main Reinforcement Project - Long Island Expressway Phases Phase IV and V Core Area Hardship Permit Based on Compelling Public Need may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves The applicant proposes to install underground natural gas transmission mains to supplement the applicant’s existing natural gas distribution system.

Phase IV involves the installation of 24,150 feet 20 inch diameter underground natural gas transmission main within the Long Island Expressway (LIE) right of way, outside of the controlled access area (CA) of the roadway (5 feet from the CA) and adjacent to a proposed service road right of way, starting from the intersection of Reyerson Avenue and the LIE in Manorville to the LIE/Nugent Drive intersection in Calverton. From this point, 1,450 feet of 12 inch diameter underground pipeline would be installed from the Nugent Drive intersection north along Edwards Avenue to River Road.

Phase V involves the installation of 15, 200 feet of 12 inch diameter underground pipeline that would from run from the LIE and Nugent Drive intersection along the south shoulder of Nugent Drive to approximately 1 mile west of the Suffolk County Center. The project phases are within the Towns of Brookhaven, Riverhead and Southampton.

Scoping will be conducted. A draft scope will be prepared by the Commission. The Commission, will provide the draft scope by mail or fax to any individual or involved/interested agency that has expressed an interest in writing to the lead agency. Written comments on the draft scope will be accepted up to15 days from the date on the letter sent by the Commission that contains the draft scope. The Commission will issue a final written scope pursuant to 6 NYCRR 617.8.

Contact: Judith Jakobsen, Central Pine Barrens Commission, 3525 Sunrise Highway, PO Box 587, Great River, New York 11739, phone: (631) 224-2604.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Nassau County - The Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Laurel Hollow, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Application for Special Permit Amendment, Site Plan Approval and Amendment of Master Plan – Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. The action involves the construction of Phase 1, approximately 40,000 square feet of floor area, including four research buildings, a chiller building, a 202 space parking area and associated roadways. The proposed Master Plan includes an archives building, great hall, library, offices, housing, underground parking facilities, sports facility and various expansions of existing buildings. The property is located on the north side of NYS Route 25A (North Hempstead Turnpike) and to the east of Moore’s Hill Road. The property is situated along the western banks of Cold Spring Harbor in the Village of Laurel Hollow and is located at 1 Bungtown Road.

Public Comment Period for FEIS: Public comments on the FEIS will be accepted by the contact person listed below until December 2, 2004. The FEIS is available for public review at the office of the contact person and at the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Public Library, 89 East Main Street, Oyster Bay, New York.

Contact: Karen Navin, Incorporated Village of Laurel Hollow, Village Hall, 1492 Laurel Hollow Road, Syosset, New York 11791, phone: (516) 692-8826.


Suffolk County - The Board of Zoning Appeals of the Inc. Village of Lloyd Harbor , as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed application of Steven Baronoff, project number Z-2002-24. The FEIS is available for public inspection at the Village Hall, 32 Middle Hollow Road, Huntington, NY, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. until December 2, 2004. The action involves the applicant seeking a variance to allow the construction of a dock within Coastal Overlay District-1 which will require the following variances:

The Applicant also seeks a variance to maintain existing steps leading to the beach which have an easterly side yard setback of 10.3 feet rather than the required 40 feet.

The project is located at 55 Harbor Hill Drive in the Village and is designated as Section 11, Block 01, Lot 14 on the Real Property Tax Map of Suffolk County in Tax Map District 0403.

Contact: - Gail Devol, Village of Lloyd Harbor, 32 Middle Hollow Road, Huntington, NY 11743, phone: (631) 549-8893, fax: (631) 549-8879.