ENB - REGION 5 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Public Notice

Pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law, sections 1-0101(3)(b), 1-0101(3)(d) 3-0301(1)(b), 3-0301(1)(d), 3-0301(2)(m), 9-0105(1), 9-0105(3) and Executive Law section 816(3) the Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives notice of the following:

To remove the requirement that day users possess a self-issuing permit in wilderness areas in the Adirondack Park in the Eastern High Peaks Zone.

For further information contact:
Peter Frank
NYS DEC
625 Broadway
Division of Lands and Forests
Albany, NY 12233-4254


Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

Applicant: Majestic Log Home Builders Inc.
6727 NYS Route 86
Jay, NY 12941

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 8914050, ext. 207

Contact: Michael P. Hannon

Project Number: 2005-170

Project Title: Majestic Log Home Builders Inc.

Location: Mountain Meadow Way; located 3000 feet west of the intersection of New York State Route 9N and County Route 12(Springfield Road) in Upper Jay New York.

Comment Period Ends: December 8, 2005

Project Description: The project is the subdivision of 31.7 acres into seven lots thereby creating six new building lots ranging in size from 2.74 acres to 8.36 acres (lots 1-6), a 5.71 acre lot (lot 7) to be used for access to the building lots. Lot 7 is proposed to be conveyed to the Town of Jay once the road to be constructed on it meets Town of Jay Highway standards. One new single family dwelling is proposed for lots 1 - 6 with municipal water supply and on-site wastewater treatment systems. The Agency has jurisdiction over the portions of Lots 5, 6, and 7 which are in a Resource Management land use area.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Albany - Saratoga Counties - The Green Island Power Authority, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Cohoes Falls Project. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on December 13, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. at the Green Island Municipal Center, Green Island, NY. Public comment period ends January 13, 2005. The project involves a new dam & hydroelectric powerhouse project, replacing the existing dam & powerhouse at School Street (FERC No. 2539). Included are: more efficient hydraulic design; complete fisheries protection; underground powerhouse and transmission lines; a one-mile rewatered stretch of the Mohawk River, including Cohoes Falls. The project is located on the Mohawk River at Cohoes Falls/ Towns of Cohoes, Waterford & Colonie, NY

Contact: John J. Brown, Green Island Power Authority, 69 Hudson Avenue, Green Island, NY 12183, phone: (518) 270-8182.