ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Extension of Comment Period

Complete Application originally published in the ENB 11/24/2004

County: Rockland

Applicant: NYS Office of Parks, Rec & Historic Preservation Agency Bldg 1
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12238

Facility: Lake Sebago STP
Seven Lakes Dr
Lake Sebago Park, NY

Application ID: 3-3922-00054/00001

SPDES #: NY 014 5220

Project Location: Haverstraw, Rockland County

Project Description: The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received an application to re-issue the following EPA minor Private/Commercial/Institutional State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (P/C/I SPDES) permit. DEC has made a tentative determination to re-issue this permit for a five year term maintaining current effluent limitations and monitoring and reporting requirements. This permit involves the surface discharge of up to 100,000 gallons per day of treated sanitary waste to Lake Sebago.

The Comment Period has been extended to January 23, 2005.

Contact: Andrea L. Sheeran
NYSDEC- Division of Environmental Permits
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-1750
518-402-9167


Notice Of Second Public Hearing And Extended Public Comment Period

Rockland County - The Planning Board of Upper Nyack, as lead agency, has scheduled a second public hearing and extended the public comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Courtyard of Upper Nyack Site Plan Approval.

The second Public Hearing is scheduled for January 11, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. at the Upper Nyack Elementary School, 336 N. Broadway, Upper Nyack, NY. The public comment period has been extended to January 22, 2005. The public comment period will remain open for written comments until 10 days after the close of the public hearing. Written comments should be addressed to:

Bill Pfaff
Village of Upper Nyack
328 N. Broadway
Upper Nyack, NY 10960

Project Description - The applicant proposes to construct ten commercial buildings containing a total of 65,882 square feet of mixed-use commercial space in the OB zoning district. Also included in the proposal are ancillary parking, proposed at 456 spaces, travelways, new access to State Route 9W, earthwork, grading and retaining structures, drainage piping and structures including stormwater detention and water quality facilities, installation of utilities, walks, sitting areas, landscaping and other amenities. This project fronts on a State Highway (Route 9W), and requires all utilities to be extended into the site including water, sewer, electric and drainage. Required project approvals requested from the Village Planning Board include site plan approval and special permit approval for commercial office use of the property. The project is located on the east side of State Route 9W, approximately 200 feet south of the intersection of Birchwood Avenue and State Route 9W.


Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Planning Board of the Town of Red Hook, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Bard College - Center for Curatorial Studies will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of a building addition comprising of a composite 19,000 s.f. expansion of its Center for Curatorial Studies and associated site improvements and the limited expansion of an existing parking area within an approximately 3-acre project site within Bard College's 550-acre Education Campus in the Town's Institutional (l) District. The project is located on Blithewood Road west of Annandale Road, Bard College Campus, Town of Red Hook.

Contact: Paul G. Thomas, Town of Red Hook Planning Board, Town Hall, 7340 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571, phone: (845) 758-4613, fax: (845) 758-0492.


Sullivan County - The New York State Department of Transportation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Project Identification No. 902115 - New York State Routes 52 & 55 Reconstruction will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves reconstruction of 1.9 km of NYS Routes 52 and 55 within the Village and Town of Liberty. Included in this project are the construction of two (2) modern roundabouts; the addition of a bi-directional-center-turn-lane and curbs within a commercial district and the reduction of a four (4) lane segment of NYS Route 52 to two (2) lanes. Additionally, the sidewalks are to be reconstructed and extended to connect to an existing system; a local road will be realigned to improve an intersection connection. Impacted village sewer and water lines will be replaced. Work on structures includes minor modifications to the NYS Route 52 Bridge over NYS Route 17 (BIN 1013619) for pedestrian provisions, replacement of two box culverts and construction of a retaining wall.

Contact: Thomas Miller, New York State Department of Transportation, 44 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901, phone: (607) 721-8520.


Positive Declaration And Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft Generic EIS And Public Hearing

Dutchess County - The Town Board of the Town of LaGrange, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Comprehensive Plan may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement has been prepared. A public scoping session will be held on January 12, 2004 at 8:00 p.m. at the Town of LaGrange, Town Hall, 120 Stringham Road, LaGrange, NY. Written comments will be accepted by the contact person until January 22, 2005. The action involves a new Comprehensive Plan pursuant to Section 272-a of the Town Law, in anticipation of its future implementation. The project area includes the entire Town of Lagrange, NY.

Contact: George Wade, Town of LaGrange, Town Hall, 120 Stringham Road, LaGrangeville, NY 12540, phone: (845) 452-1830, fax: (845) 452-2289.


Positive Declaration And Public Scoping

Orange County - The Planning Board of the Town of Newburgh has determined that the proposed Marketplace may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on January 13, 2005 at 6:00 p.m. at the Town Hall Meeting Room at 1496 Route 300, Newburgh, NY. The action involves a development of 108.6 acre lB Interchange Business Zoned site on the northeast corner of Routes 84 and 300 opposite the Newburgh Mall for between 750,000 to 900,000 square foot commercial floor area.

Contact: Norma Jacobsen, Town of Newburgh, 308 Gardnertown Road, Newburgh, NY 12550, phone (845) 564-7804.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Orange County - The Planning Board of the Town of Warwick, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Wheeler Road Estates Subdivision. A public hearing will be held on January 19, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. at the Warwick Town Hall, 123 Kings Highway, Warwick, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until January 31, 2005. The action involves approval from the Town of Warwick Planning Board for subdivision of a 109.9-acre parcel of land into 31-lots for development of single-family dwellings. The site is located on Wheeler and Round Hill Roads just southwest of the Village of Florida. One new access point would serve the subdivision off Wheeler Road and would be developed with about 3,900 lineal feet of new Town road. The proposed subdivision has been planned in a single phase lasting one year for construction of public utilities consisting of roads, utilities, and stormwater controls. Full build-out will depend upon market demand but may be up to five years. Water supply is proposed to be provided by individual wells on each lot and with on-site septic waste disposal. In addition to subdivision approval from the Planning Board several other permits from local, county, and state agencies are required. The project is located on Wheeler Road in the Suburban Residential Low Density (SL) Zoning District, Town of Warwick, Orange County, New York.

Contact: Connie Sardo, Town of Warwick, 132 Kings Highway, Warwick, NY 10990, phone: (845) 986-1124, fax: (845) 986-987-9644.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Westchester County - The New York State Division of the Lottery (“Lottery”), as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Video Lottery Terminals At Yonkers Raceway. The action involves the Lottery proposing the phased installation of up to 7,500 video lottery terminals (VLTs) at the 98-acre Yonkers Raceway site located in the City of Yonkers, County of Westchester. The project will consist of the phased renovation of the existing clubhouse, construction of a building addition to house some of the VLTs, repaved and expanded surface parking lots, possible construction of a new parking garage and various associated on-site utility infrastructure improvements. The project is located on approximately 98 acres in the far southern portion of the City of Yonkers, southeast of the intersection of Central Park Avenue and Yonkers Avenue.

Copies of the DEIS, DSEIS and FEIS for this action are available at: the Yonkers Public Library, Riverfront Branch, One Larkin Center Yonkers, New York 10701 and at the Grinton I. Will Branch located at 1500 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers, New York 10710. Copies also may be obtained from the contact person.

Contact: Robert J. McLaughlin, New York State Division of Lottery (Lottery), One Broadway Center, Schenectady, NY 12301, phone: (518) 388-3408.