ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Designation Of Critical Environmental Area

Dutchess County - The Town of Pine Plains has designated the following lands as the Town of Pine Plains Stissing Mountain Critical Environmental Area (CEA). The boundaries of the CEA are as follows: the Town of Stanford town line and Upper Wappingers CEA boundary from the western steep slopes border to County Route 82 (CR 82); CR 82 north to Lake Road; Lake Road west, then north along the eastern shore lines of Stissing Lake and Twin Island Lake, then west around the north shore of Twin Island back to Lake Road, then continuing north along steep slopes border west of Lake Road to the corner of Route 199 and Stissing Mountain Road; from corner of Route 199 and Stissing Mountain Road, along steep slopes border (as mapped by Dutchess County) back to the Stanford town line and Upper Wappingers CEA boundary. The boundaries of the Stissing Mountain CEA are depicted on a map entitled, "Stissing Mountain Critical Environmental Area (CEA), Pine Plains, NY; Pine Plains Conservation Advisory Council", dated 4/15/03 and which was appended to the resolution which designated the CEA. The environmental characteristics which were the basis for the designation of the Stissing Mountain CEA include: ecological vulnerability due to steep slopes and thin soils; critical portion of the upper Wappingers Creek, which has direct aquifer connections to drinking water supplies within and beyond Pine Plains; and position as a defining natural landmark and viewshed in the Town of Pine Plains.

Contact: Judy S. Harpp, Town Clerk, Town of Pine Plains; 3284 Route 199, PO Box 955, Pine Plains, NY 12567; phone (518) 398-7155.


Brownfield Cleanup Program

Site Name: Chelsea Waterfront Development
Site Address: Industrial Way
Fishkill, New York 12524
County: Dutchess
Site No.: C314083
Requestor: Chelsea Waterfront Development, LLC

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) administers the Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) pursuant to State Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) 27-1400 et seq. The BCP was created to encourage the remediation and redevelopment of contaminated properties known as brownfields. The requestor indicated above has submitted a BCP application for investigation of the site indicated above.

NYSDEC will accept public comments concerning the application. A copy of the application and other appropriate documents (application package) is available in the site document repository located at the address indicated below.

NYSDEC will review the application package and public comments received and then make a determination on the eligibility of the application.

Comments should be submitted by August 29, 2005 to:

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Environmental Remediation - Region 3
21 South Putt Corners Road
New Paltz, New York 12561-1696
Attention: John Rashak

Repository address:

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Environmental Remediation - Region 3
21 South Putt Corners Road
New Paltz, New York 12561-1696


Negative Declaration

Westchester County - The Village of Ossining Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed redevelopment will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves redevelopment of 121 Main Street. The applicant proposes to replace an existing structure with a mixed use commercial/residential condominium building which will front on both Main Street and Central Avenue and will contain retail space and three floors of office space on the Main Street side and four one bedroom residential loft apartments on the Central Avenue side.

Contact: Linda D. Abels, Village of Ossining, 16 Croton Avenue, Ossining, NY, 10562 phone: (914) 941-3554.


Positive Declaration

Westchester County - The Town Board of the Town of North Salem, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Comprehensive Plan Update may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The Comprehensive Plan Update provides a succinct statement of the planning strategies and actions that are proposed for implementation throughout the next ten to twelve years of development in the Town of North Salem. This Plan is intended to be an update to the Town of North Salem Master Plan, adopted in 1985. The Comprehensive Plan includes a number of recommendations specific to land use and zoning, residential development, economic development, natural resource protection, traffic and transportation, and community facilities and services. The specific strategies are updated in response to the changing conditions and needs of the Town and the development trends affecting the community and the surrounding region.

Contact: Veronica Howley, Town of North Salem, 266 Titicus Road, North Salem, NY 10560, phone: (914) 669-5577.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Dutchess County - The Town of LaGrange Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Wastewater Master Plan Titusville Sewer District, Town of LaGrange. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on August 10, 2005 at 8:00 p.m. at the Town of LaGrange, Town Hall, 120 Stringham Road LaGrangeville, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until August 20, 2005. The action involves Adoption of the Wastewater Master Plan: Titusville Sewer District, Town of LaGrange. The project is located in a portion of the Town of LaGrange -- with a general project location southeast of the Town of Poughkeepsie, just east of Wappingers Creek (which forms the Town boundary), west of the Taconic Parkway, north of Noxon Road and Cortland Drive, and generally south of the Sleight Pass and Overlook Roads intersections.

Contact: Kathleen Williams, for George Wade, Town of LaGrange Town Board, 120 Stringham Road, LaGrangeville, New York, phone: (845) 452-1830, fax: (845) 452-2289, E-mail: kwilliams@lagrangeny.org.