ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Delaware County - The Town of Davenport, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Davenport Water System Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a 105,000 gallon glass-lined steel water storage tank to replace the existing tank, the installation of approximately 2,650 linear feet of 10-inch ductile iron water main to replace the existing 4-inch main as well as the development of a new groundwater source including two wells and associated pump station. The existing spring water source will be abandoned.

Contact: Donald H. Fletcher, 2 Corporate Plaza, 264 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY 12187, phone: (518) 218-1801, fax: (518) 218-1805.


Conditioned Negative Declaration

Albany County - The Town of Colonie Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Lake Ridge Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30 day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice. The action involves the development of an 88 lot residential cluster subdivision. The project is located at 279 Watervliet Shaker Road in the Town of Colonie.

The conditions are:

Contact: Kevin DeLaughter, Town of Colonie Engineering & Planning Services Department, Public Operations Center, 347 Old Niskayuna Road, Latham, NY 12110-2289, phone: (518) 783-2741.


Positive Declaration And Public Scoping

Schoharie County - The New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Cobleskill Stone Products, Schoharie Quarry Expansion, may have a significant impact on the environmental and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Copies of the Draft Scoping Outline and the modified mining maps are available for review at, Town of Schoharie, Town Clerk’s Office, 289-2 Main Street, Schoharie, NY, Schoharie Library, Bridge Street, Schoharie, NY, and NYS DEC Region 4 , 65561 State Highway 10, Suite 1, Stamford, NY. Additional copies of the Scoping Outline may also be obtained by contacting the NYSDEC at (607) 652-7741. Copies of the Mined Land Use Plan may be obtained from the NYSDEC through standard Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) procedures. Written comments may be submitted on the draft scoping outline and will be accepted by the Department until COB on December 9, 2005. The action involves a proposed mining modification which would expand the existing limestone quarry and processing facility from an 86-acre life of mine area to a 155-acre life of mine area. The project includes blasting operations and on-site processing.

Contact: Kent P. Sanders, Deputy Permit Administrator, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 4, 65561 State Highway 10, Suite 1, Stamford, NY 12167, phone: (607) 652-7741.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Columbia County - The Town of Claverack Zoning Board of Appeals, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Stewardship at Millbrook Road. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. at the Claverack Town Hall, Route 217, Claverack, NY. The public comment period ends December 28, 2005. The action involves coordinated review before the Town of Claverack Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals for a major subdivision, planned residential development with special use permit and site plan review; allowing other permits, approvals and compliance determinations by other involved agencies to authorize a major subdivision/planned residential development on Millbrook Road within the Town.

Contact: Robert J. Fitzsimmons, Town of Claverack, P.O. Box 77, 441 East Allen Street, Hudson, NY 12534, phone: (518) 828-1521, fax: (518) 828-2420, email:Fitzsimmons@ccslawfirm.com.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Albany County - The City of Albany Common Council, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Development of 124-128R Washington Avenue Extension (Residence Inn Hotel). The action involves Development of the subject site as a 124-room hotel with accessory parking and related improvements. The current action involves rezoning the property from R-1B (Single-Family Medium-Density Residential) to C-2 (Highway Commercial), to be followed by all applicable municipal reviews. The project is located at 124-128R Washington Avenue Extension, Albany (City).

Contact: Richard Nicholson, Senior Planner Address: Department of Development & Planning, 21 Lodge Street, Albany, New York 12207, phone: (518) 434-2532, ext. 29, fax: (518) 434-9846, E-mail: nichor@ci.albany.ny.us.