Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Dutchess County - The Town Board of the Town of LaGrange, as lead agency, will hold a continued public hearing on the DGEIS listed below. The hearing will be held on Wednesday, February 9, 2005 at 8:00 p.m. at the Town of LaGrange, Town Hall, 120 Stringham Road, LaGrange, NY. The lead agency has extended the public comment period to February 19, 2005. Written comments are requested and will be accepted by the contact person.
Availability of Draft GEIS for Public Review: A copy of the Comprehensive Plan and DGEIS may be examined during normal business hours at both the LaGrange Town Hall, located at 120 Stringham Road (Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) and the LaGrange Association Library, located at 488 Freedom Plains Road (Monday 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Wednesday 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). A copy may also be obtained from the contact person.
Project Description: 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: Kathleen Williams for George Wade, Town of LaGrange, Town Hall, 120 Stringham Road, LaGrangeville, NY 12540, phone: (845) 452-1830, fax: (845) 452-2289.
Westchester County - The Town of Lewisboro Planning Board, as lead agency, will hold a public hearing on the Draft EIS for Falcon Ridge Subdivision on February 8, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. at the Increase Miller Elementary School, NYS Route 138, 186 Waccabuc Road, Golden's Bridge, Town of Lewisboro. The comment period ends February 28, 2005.
Project Description: The proposed action involves the subdivision of approximately 95.6 acres of land within an R-2A One-Family Residence District in the Town of Lewisboro, Westchester County, New York. The action seeks to subdivide the existing undeveloped parcel into eleven (11) residential building lots; one (1) road parcel including a proposed public road consisting of 2,875 linear feet in length with proposed emergency only connection to the abutting Deer Track Lane; and five (5) open space parcels (much of which consist of steep slopes in excess of 25 percent and regulated and protected wetlands/watercourses and associated 150-foot buffer areas). Public access to the subdivision is proposed via Waccabuc Road (NYS Route 138, a State highway). Each of the proposed subdivision lots would be accessed from the proposed new subdivision road via two (2) private common driveways. The proposed building lots would include on-site, individual water supply wells and subsurface sewage disposal systems. The property for which the subdivision is proposed is known to host a number of rare and threatened animal species. A significant amount of the site is wetlands, much of which would be crossed by the proposed main subdivision access road. Other resources of the subject property include areas of visually significant elevation and corresponding ridgelines, as designated in the 1973 Town of Lewisboro Master Plan. The subject propertyís eastern boundary abuts the Brownell Nature Preserve. The project is located on the northerly side of Waccabuc Road (NYS Route 138), Goldenís Bridge, Town of Lewisboro, Westchester County, New York, as designated on the Town of Lewisboro Assessor Tax Maps as Section 8, Block 11137, Lot18.
Contact: Aimee Hodges, Planning Board of the Town of Lewisboro, 99 Elmwood Road, Onatru Farm Park, South Salem, NY 10590, phone: (914) 763-5592, fax: (914) 763-3637.
Notice of Availability of Remedial Action Work Plan for Comment
Voluntary Cleanup Site # V00135-3
Name of Volunteer: Dennison Monarch Systems, Inc., 150 N. Orange Grove Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91103.
Project Location: The Dennison Monarch Site is a 5.8 acre parcel located at 15-21 Ruscitti Road (also known as MacArthur Avenue) in the Town of New Windsor, New York bearing Tax Map Section 9,Block 1, Lot 52). The site is located in an industrial / commercial area. Investigations to date by Dennison Monarch Systems have elevated levels of 1,1,1-trichloroethane (111TCA) and trichloroethene (TCE), among other Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), in soil and groundwater. Leaks from the two former below-grade degreasing units within the building have been identified as the source of the soil and groundwater contamination. The facility at the site and surrounding community are all on a municipal water supply.
Project Description: The proposed Remedial Action (RA) consists of the following elements: In-Situ Chemical Oxidation (ISCO): This process consists of the injection of a mixture of concentrated hydrogen peroxide and a stabilized acidic ferrous iron catalyst. This technology will be used to treat contamination under the floor slab of the former Dennison Monarch Production Building. Pilot studies, conducted in 2002, have shown that the ISCO treatment can effectively destroy the majority of residual contaminant mass in soil and ground water. Depending on the effectiveness of the ISCO one or more of the following technologies may also be implemented:
In-Situ Enhanced Bioremediation: This process consists of the injection of hydrogen-producing compounds to alter subsurface geochemistry and facilitate the natural dechlorination of contaminants within soil and groundwater.
Monitored Natural Attenuation (MNA): This process consists of a long-term groundwater quality monitoring program to assess the trends in the concentrations of the residual contamination following the implementation of the above mentioned technologies.
Site Management Plan: This plan would provide for the management of any necessary institutional controls, the periodic sampling of soil, groundwater and the on-site subsurface vapor to monitor the effectiveness of the above mentioned remedial actions during and subsequent to their implementation. The results of this monitoring will be evaluated to determine the need for other remedial actions including the installation of an active subsurface venting system in the former Dennison Monarch production building, which overlies the location of the former source of contamination. Deed restrictions to restrict site and groundwater usage and excavation/handling of soil may be necessary dependent upon residual levels of contaminants in site soil and/or groundwater. In addition, depending on the effectiveness of the remedy in reducing contaminant levels in the off-site groundwater plume, the plan will include provision to evaluate potential soil vapor intrusion, should the property down gradient (with respect to groundwater flow) of the site be redeveloped.
Comment Period: The Voluntary Cleanup Agreement and the Remedial Action Work Plan for the property described above are available for review at the locations set forth below. Written comments on this action must be received within 30 days following the date of this Notice. Written comments expressing objections or opposition to the Work Plan must explain the basis of the opposition and identify the specific grounds which could justify the Departmentís imposing significant changes to a Work Plan. No formal response is made to comments, but as a result of comments, the Department may reevaluate and revise the Work Plan.
Contact Person: Ramanand Pergadia, P.E., NYSDEC Division of Environmental Remediation, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, New York 12561-1696, phone #(845)256-3146. For individuals with health-related concerns, contact: Bridget Callaghan, NYSDOH, Bureau of Environmental Exposure Investigation, 547 River Street, Troy, New York 12180-2216, phone #(518)402-7880.
The Work Plan is available for review at the above NYSDEC office, at the Newburgh Free Library, 124 Grand Street, Newburgh, New York Y 12550, and Town Clerk's Office, located at the Town Hall, 555 Union Avenue, New Windsor, New York 10940.
Notice of Application to Participate
Applicant: JAMM North Avenue Corp. / 149 - 155 North Corp.
Site Name: Flamingo Cleaners
Site Number: C360078
Site Address: 149 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801
Site County: Westchester
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 an Environmental Site Assessment, a Phase II Environmental Investigation (with Appendices) dated March 18, 2004, and a letter dated June 15, 2004 which summarizes indoor air quality sampling and analysis activities for thirty days from February 2, 2005 through March 4, 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 New Rochelle Public Library, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle, NY 10801.
The 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
21 South Putt Corners Road
New Paltz, New York 12561
ATTN: Steve Parisio
Phone #: (845) 256-3139
The Departmentís web site provides additional information about the Brownfield Cleanup Program at: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/der/bcp.
Correction to Notice
Applicant: One Point Street, Inc.
Site Name: BICC Cables
Site Number: C360051
Site Address: 1 Point Street, Yonkers, NY 10701
Site County: Westchester
The Notice of Application to Participate for the above referenced Applicant and Site was published last week. That notice mistakenly indicated that the Proposed Remedial Action Plan ("PRAP") and the Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study ("RI/FS") are currently open for public comment. These documents have already undergone the requisite public comment. The Department, therefore, will not be accepting any additional comments on the PRAP or the RI/FS at this time.
Dutchess County - The Amenia Planning Board, as lead agency has revised the public hearing date and comment date on the accepted Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Amenia Hills Subdivision. The public hearing will be held on February 3, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. at the Amenia Town Hall on Mechanic Street in Amenia, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until February 18, 2005. The action involves approval from the Town of Amenia Planning Board for subdivision of a 44.41 acre parcel of land into 19 lots for development of single-family dwellings. The site is located on Depot Hill Road just south of its intersection with Prospect Avenue and Powerhouse Road. Two new access points would serve the subdivision off Depot Hill Road and would be developed with slightly more than 2,200 feet of new Town road. The proposed subdivision has been planned in a single phase. Water supply is to be provided from the Town of Ameniaís community water supply system 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. Most of the project site is currently used for agricultural production and there is a state protected freshwater wetland and a tributary to the Cascade Brook found on the site. The site is surrounded by residential and agricultural uses and there are also a variety of public utilities including a water tower, cell tower, utility lines and a roadway found in close proximity to the site. The DEIS discusses the No Action Alternative as well as a Cluster Development alternative of 29 lots and a conventional development alternative of 29 lots. The project is located on Depot Hill Road in the Residential Medium Density (RM) Zoning District, Town of Amenia.
Contact: Lana Anguin-Cohen, PO Box 126, Amenia, NY 12501, phone: (845) 373-8860, fax: (845) 373-9147.
Orange County - The Town of Warwick Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Fairgrounds Retail Development. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on February 16, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. at the Warwick Town Hall, 132 Kings Highway, Warwick, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until February 28, 2005. The action involves development of an approximately 56,430 square foot supermarket (Hannaford), an approximately 22,720 square foot auto dealership (Country Chevrolet), and an approximately 3,600 square foot bank or other retail/service oriented commercial use on a 47.5 acre parcel. The site is located on State Route 94 just southwest of the Village of Warwick. One new access point, controlled by a new traffic signal, would serve the development. The project includes construction of paved parking for approximately 434 active spaces to serve all three uses and storage space for approximately 400 vehicles at the dealership. Water supply is proposed to be provided by two individual wells, including a 60,000-gallon storage tank, and a wastewater treatment plant; both are designed to serve the entire development. In addition to approvals from the Planning Board several other approvals or permits from local, county, and state agencies are required. The project site currently contains open agricultural land, non-agricultural meadow and brushland, freshwater wetlands, woodland and several buildings from the former farm use of the site. The site is surrounded by a mix of agricultural lands, woodland, residential uses and commercial uses including an auto dealer, a shopping center anchored by a supermarket, and a bowling alley. The DEIS discusses the No Action Alternative and several other alternatives that address architecture, design, use of existing buildings, and avoidance of wetland loss. The project is located on State Route 94 in the Designed Shopping (DS) Zoning District, Town of Warwick.
Contact: Connie Sardo, 132 Kings Highway, Warwick, NY 10990, phone: (845) 986-1127, fax: (845) 986-9644, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rockland County - The Clarkstown Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Phillips Hill Farm. A public hearing on the Draft Supplemental EIS will be held on February 23, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 10 Maple Avenue, New City, NY. Comments on the DSEIS are requested, and will be accepted by the Planning Board until 20 days after the closing of the public hearing, whichever is later. The action involves Phillips Hill Farm a proposed 7 lot subdivision of 15.76 acres R-80 zoned land, on the south side of Old Phillips Hill Road opposite Summit Drive and a proposed 77 lot subdivision of 113.21 acres of R-22, R-40 and R-80 zoned land on the west side of Little Tor Road, approximately 350' north of Phillips Hill Road and on the east side Buena Vista Road, approximately 1,200' north of Old Phillips Hill Road.
Contact: Jose Simoes, Town of Clarkstown Department of Planning, 10 Maple Avenue, New City, NY 10956, phone: (845) 639-2070.
Dutchess County - The Board of Trustees of the Village of Tivoli, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Comprehensive Plan for the Village. The action involves the adoption of a proposed Comprehensive Plan update for the Village of Tivoli. The original Comprehensive Plan for the Village was prepared in 1967 and was supplemented by a Local Waterfront Revitalization Program adopted in 1991. The proposed Comprehensive Plan includes nine vision statements, each with its own set of implementation steps. The project is located in the Village of Tivoli, Dutchess County, New York.
A copy of the Plan and FGEIS may be reviewed at:
Office of the Village Clerk
Historic Watts dePeyster Hall
One Tivoli Commons
Tivoli, NY 12583
Tivoli Free Library
Historic Watts dePeyster Hall
One Tivoli Commons
Tivoli, NY 12583
Contact: Mayor Marcus, J. Molinaro, Historic Watts dePeyster Hall, One Tivoli Commons, Tivoli, NY 12583, phone: (845) 757-2021.