ENB - REGION 5 NOTICES

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Notice of Availability of Draft Scoping Statement - Extension of Commenting Deadline

By notice dated June 24, 2005 and published in the July 6, 2005 ENB, the Board of Supervisors of the County of Saratoga, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Saratoga County Water Treatment and Transmission Facilities Project may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The County has now issued a Draft Scoping Statement pursuant to the SEQR procedures at 6 NYCRR 617.8 and has distributed it to the involved and interested agencies which received the Positive Declaration.

Comments on the Draft Scoping Statement from involved agencies and the public are invited. The deadline for receipt of comments which was noticed in the August 31, 2005 issue of the Environmental Notice Bulletin has recently been extended from the original deadline of September 9th to Monday, October 3, 2005.

Comment should in writing and mailed or delivered to be received by the Contact Person below no later than the extended October 3, 2005 deadline. The Draft Scoping Statement is available at www.co.saratoga.ny.us/cntyatty/sarctywaterproj.pdf. It is also reachable by clicking through the "County Water Supply Project" link on the Saratoga County homepage at www.co.saratoga.ny.us, or may be requested in writing from the Contact Person below.

Contact: Raymond Callanan, Saratoga County Board of Supervisors, 40 McMaster Street, Ballston Spa, New York 12020-1985


Negative Declaration

Fulton County – The Fulton County Industrial Development Agency, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Expansion of Wal–Mart Food Distribution Center will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the addition of eight loading dock doors to its Food Distribution Center Building and Construction of an additional 182 trailer parking spaces. The Distribution Facility is located at 300 Enterprise Road, Johnstown, NY.

Contact: James E. Mraz, Fulton County Industrial Development Agency, 1 East Montgomery Street, Johnstown, NY 12095, phone: (518) 736–5660.


Notice of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Essex County – The Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA), as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Whiteface Mountain Unit Management Plan Amendment and Wilmington Water District #2 To Serve Whiteface Ski Center. The action involves the amendment of the Whiteface Mountain Unit Management Plan to include the development of water system infrastructure by the Town of Wilmington as Water District #2 to serve the potable and fire protection needs of the Whiteface Ski Center. Improvements include the installation 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 the NYS Route 86 ROW from Fox Farm Road to the Ski Center. The project is located at Whiteface Mountain Ski Center on NYS Route 86 and the NYS Route 86 corridor between Fox Farm Road and the Ski Center all within the Town of Wilmington.

Contact: Jay Rand, Olympic Regional Development Authority, Olympic Center, 218 Main St.,Lake Placid, NY 12946, phone: (518) 946–2223, fax: (518) 946–7400.