Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Notice is hereby given that the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation is reviewing the application of Roger Cornell of Southold, New York to obtain an OFF-BOTTOM CULTURE PERMIT, including a TEMPORARY MARINE AREA USE ASSIGNMENT which would allow the placement and operation of an off-bottom culture of shellfish grow-out activity on public underwater lands in Hog Neck Bay approximately 1.25 miles from shore, north easterly of Nassau Point by approximately 1.75 miles. The proposed off-bottom culture assignment site is a circular area with a radius of 250 feet having a center point located in Hog Neck Bay Latitude North 41ÿ 0' 38" and Longitude West 72ÿ 25' 13". The proposed off-bottom culture system would involve the deployment of up to 200 steel and plastic mesh shellfish cages each measuring 42" long x 36" wide x 36" high at a depth of no less than 18 feet from mean low water The shellfish species to be contained shall be Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea Virginica), Hard Clam (Mercenaria Mercenaria), and Bay Scallop (Argopecten Irradians). There are no existing Temporary Marine Area Use Assignments within 1 mile of the proposed Off-Bottom Culture/Assignment Area. Initial review of the subject application does not identify any adverse or unreasonable effects on the viability, maintenance or use of local marine resources.
Public Comment: The subject application may be reviewed at the address given below, and specific comments on the requested permit, including the proposed Temporary Marine Area Use Assignment, or a request to become a party-in-interest if a public hearing is held, must be submitted in writing to the contact person named below no later than January 14, 2005. The Department of Environmental Conservation as lead agency has made an initial determination that this action will not have a significant effect on the environment. All correspondence should reference Application. No. OBC-A-8-04.
Contact: Joshua Thiel, NYSDEC, Bureau of Marine Resources, 205 Belle Mead Road, East Setauket, NY 11733-3400.
Nassau County - The Inc. Village of Plandome Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Manhasset Glen II. The applicant, Huntington Hebrew Center, seeks to subdivide the property into ten (10) contiguous lots, nine (9) of which will be building lots within the Village of Plandome, and one contiguous 7.92 acre lot located within the Village of Plandome Manor. The project is located on the northeast corner of the Village in the area of the end of Madonia Court and Plymouth Road, and designated on the Nassau County Land and Tax Map as Section 3, Block 167, Lots 103F, 103H, 638 & 687.
Contact: J. Tim Rice, Village of Plandome, 65 South Drive, P.O. Box 930, Plandome, New York 11030, phone: (516) 627-1748, fax: (516) 627-8419.
Suffolk County - The Board of Trustees of the Village of Islandia, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Comprehensive Plan Update for the Village of Islandia. The action involves an update to its 1995 Comprehensive Plan. Written comments will be accepted until 3:00 p.m. on December 27, 2004. The proposed Comprehensive Plan Update includes: a new land use inventory to reflect changes that have occurred over the past nine years; reaffirmation of the Greenbelt and Agriculture land use designations; a recommendation to create a new Multi-family (MF-18) Overlay District floating zone; and recommended rezoning of a few properties in the Village from Neighborhood Retail (NR) and Multifamily Residential (MF) to Professional Office(P). The proposed Comprehensive Plan covers all land within the boundaries of the Village of Islandia.
Contact: Marie Zielenski, Village Hall, 1100 Old Nichols Road, Islandia, NY 11749, phone: (631) 348-1133.