ENB - REGION 5 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Notice of Completion of Final UMP/EIS

County: Hamilton and Warren

Lead Agency: NYS DEC

Project Title: Siamese Ponds Wilderness Area Final Unit Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement

Contact Person: Michael Curley

Address: NYS DEC
PO Box 220
Warrensburg, NY 12885

Phone Number: (518) 623-1200

Project Location: Towns of Indian Lake, Lake Pleasant and Wells in Hamilton County and the Towns of Johnsburg and Thurman in Warren County

Project Description: This unit management plan provides management guidelines and actions which include the following: the proposed construction of horse trails, the proposed construction of loop hiking/ski trails, (all except for one will be upgrades from existing herd paths), improving four of the existing campsites on Thirteenth Lake to make them universally accessible and the closure of two of the remaining primitive tent sites, development of an accessible day use picnic area, also in the Thirteenth Lake area, and the creation of an administrative camping area on the shore of Indian Lake.


Negative Declaration

Essex County - The Town of Westport, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Westport Water District 1N improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves replacement and upgrade of existing water lines. The project is located in the Hamlet of Westport in Town of Westport.

Contact: Daniel W. Connell, Town of Westport, phone: (518) 962 4419, fax: (518) 962 2098.


Positive Declaration And Public Scoping

Saratoga County - The Town of Malta Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Malta Future Growth Analysis & Generic Environmental Impact Statement may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session was held on March 8, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, 2540 Route 9, Malta, NY. The action involves the evaluation of future potential cumulative impacts of development for a 10-Year Preferred Growth Scenario. The study area encompasses the entire town, which includes approximately 17,000 acres of land consisting of a mixture of residential, commercial, vacant/natural, recreational, and future industrial land.

Contact: David Meager, Town of Malta, Town Hall, 2540 Route 9, Malta, NY 12020, phone: (518) 899-3434.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Essex County - The Town of Wilmington, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Wilmington Water District 1 and Water District 2 Water Supply System Improvements. The action involves the replacement of 17,000 LF of water transmission main , new pump station on Quaker Mountain Road in Water District 1 and the formation of Water District 2 to serve Whiteface Mountain Ski Area through the construction of a new 330,000 gallon water storage tank, booster pump station, and 10,000 LF of water transmission main on New York State Forest Preserve land designated for intensive use, and along NYS Route 86 ROW from Fox Farm Road to the ski area. The project is located in Water District 1 Haselton Rd., Bonnieview Rd., Route 86, Quaker Mountain Rd., Manning Rd.; Water District 2 NYS Route 86, all within the Town of Wilmington.

Contact: Jeannie Ashworth, Wilmington Community Center Springfield Road., Wilmington, NY 12997, phone: Phone: (518) 946 7179, fax: (518) 946 7124, E-mail:town1@whiteface.net or clja@whiteface.net.