ENB - REGION 9 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Brownfield Cleanup Program

Notice of Application to Participate

Applicant: Iskalo Development Corporation
Site Name: Electric Tower
Site Number: C915189
Site Address: 535 Washington St., Buffalo, NY 14203
Site County: Erie

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 use of the site.

The Department will accept public comments concerning the application, as well as copies of a BCP Remedial Work Plan and Alternative Analysis Report, a Limited and Focused Subsurface Soil and Groundwater Investigation Report dated January 12, 2004, and a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment dated November 23, 2003 for forty-five days from January 12, 2005 through February 26, 2005. 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 the project under the Departmentís 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 Erie County Public Library, One Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203.

The applicationís 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
Region 9 Office
270 Michigan Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14203
ATTN: Linda Ross/Marty Doster
Phone: (716) 851-7220

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


Negative Declaration

Chautauqua County - The Chautauqua Lake Central School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Chautauqua Lake CSD Phase 4 Capital Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves new PreK-12 additions and alterations to the existing building, playfields and land acquisition; bus garage reconstruction and a storage building. The project is located in the Chautatqua Lake Central School District.

Contact: Ben Spitzer, Chautatqua Lake Central School District, 100 North Erie St., Mayville, NY 14757, phone: (716) 753-5808.