ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

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Public Notice

Department Of Environmental Conservation

Pursuant to Title 3, Article 49 of the Environmental Conservation Law, the Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives public notice of the following:

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Section 49-0305(9) of the Environmental Conservation Law, of the Department's intent to acquire a Conservation Easement from Caleb Carr, over certain lands located in the Town of Berlin, Rensselaer County, New York.

For further Information contact:
James Jensen, Superintendent
Bureau of Real Property
NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway, 5th Floor
Albany, New York 12233-4256
(518) 402-9442


Positive Declaration

Rensselaer County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Callanan Industries, Inc., Nassau Quarry may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The proposed mining operation would extract minerals from a 76 acre life of mine area, within a 111 acre parcel. The project includes blasting operations and on-site processing (via portable crusher). The proposed mine is located east of NY Route 66, on County Route 21, east of Hoags Corners and south of Dunham Hollow Road, in the Town of Nassau, Rensselaer County.

Contact: Nancy M. Adams, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Region IV Headquarters, 1150 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306, phone: (518) 357-2069.


Draft Hudson River Estuary Action Agenda 2005-2009 And Notice Of Acceptance of Generic Environmental Impact Statement

Lead Agency: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Project Title: Draft Hudson River Estuary Action Agenda 2005-2009 and Generic Environmental Impact Statement

Brief Project Description: The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation had released for public review and comment, Governor George E. Patakiís Draft Hudson River Estuary Action Agenda 2005-2009 and Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement. The Draft Action Agenda is a continuation of a planning process that began in May 1996 when the first Estuary Action Plan was approved, and was later updated in 1998 and again in 2001. The Draft Action Agenda 2005-2009 identifies projects proposed to be implemented over a four year period by DEC and, in partnership with other agencies.

Periodic evaluation of the Hudson River Estuary Programís agenda assures DEC and the public that goals are being met and presents an opportunity to fine-tune existing commitments. The Draft Action Agenda 2005-2009 proposes an agenda that includes the continuation and expansion of fisheries research and management, biodiversity and habitat conservation, as well as new initiatives in the areas of water quality monitoring and increased citizen involvement and educational opportunities.

The Draft Hudson River Estuary Action Agenda 2005-2009 and Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement is available on the web at: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/hudson/hrep.html . Hard copies of the Draft Action Agenda are available by contacting the Hudson River Estuary Program at: NYS DEC Region 3 Office, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561 Phone (845) 256-3016. Fax (845) 255-3649; e-mail address: HREP@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Comments will be accepted through COB, June 20, 2005, at the above addresses, contact numbers, and through our web address; HREP@gw.dec.state.ny.us Please be sure to include the words Hudson River Action Agenda in the subject line of your e-mail.

Project Location: This project covers the Hudson River Estuary, from the Troy dam to the Verrazano Narrows, and includes the surrounding watershed, also known as the Hudson River Valley.

For Draft GEIS Public Comment Period Ends: COB June 20, 2005

Contact Person: Nancy Beard, Citizen Participation Specialist I
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
DEC Region 3
Hudson River Estuary Program
21 South Putt Corners Road
New Paltz, NY 12561
Phone: (845) 256-3016
Fax: (845) 255-3649
E-mail: HREP@gw.dec.state.ny.us (Please be sure to include the words Hudson River Action Agenda in the subject line of your e-mail.)