ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Schoharie County - The Village of Cobleskill, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed WWTP Facility Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the rehabilitating/replaceing several components within the wastewater treatment plant buildings; constructing a 65-foot diameter clarifier adjacent to the existing clarifier units; and replacing two (2) pump station within the village. The project is located at 117 Springstead Street within the Village of Cobleskill.

Contact: Jason A. Ballard, 378 Mineral Springs Road, Suite 2, Cobleskill, NY 12043, phone: (518) 234-3891, fax: (518) 234-4075.


Positive Declaration And Public Scoping

Rensselaer County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Troy Sand and Gravel Inc., Nassau Quarry may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Due to a change in the project proposal, the Draft Scope has been revised to include the potential for retail sales from the facility, and has been revised to incorporate public comments received during the public scoping period conducted in July of 2004. Written comments may be submitted on the revised draft scope and will be accepted by the Department until COB on March 25, 2005.

The proposed mining operation would extract minerals from an 88 acre life of mine area, within a 214 acre parcel. The project includes blasting operations and on-site processing (via portable crusher), and would be operated in several phases.

Copies of the Draft Scoping Outline and the mining maps are available for review at:

Town of Nassau, Town Clerk’s Office, 29 Church Street, Nassau, NY 12123.
Nassau Free Library, Church Street, Nassau, NY 12123
NYS DEC Region 4 Headquarters, 1150 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306

Additional copies of the Draft Scoping Outline may also be obtained by contacting the NYSDEC at (518) 357-2069. Copies of the Mined Land Use Plan may be obtained from the NYSDEC through standard Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) procedures.

Contact: Nancy M. Adams, Deputy Permit Administrator, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 4, 1150 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306; (518) 357-2069.