ENB - REGION 8 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Chemung County - The Town of Southport, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Southport Zoning Amendment - PSHOD will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves creation of a new Overlay Zoning district to accommodate flexibility in density and bulk for senior housing projects that provide the full range of housing amendities and activities for persons over the age of 55 and/or those with disabilities. All proposals shall be required to undergo a detailed Site Plan Review process which is vested in the Town Planning Board.

Contact: David J. Sheen, Town of Southport, 1139 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY 14904, phone: (607) 734-1548, fax: (607) 732-5507.


Monroe County - Monroe County as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Police Communications System will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an enhanced radio communications system for all local law enforcement, fire and emergency medical service (EMS) agencies. Pursuant to the Monroe County Charter, Monroe County currently provides, operates, and maintains the voice and data radio communications system and infrastructure for all local law enforcement, fire, and EMS agencies which includes a system of over 42 radio center sites and antenna towers,. Due to rising public demands, spectrum limitation, new federal homeland security and other federal regulations, the current UHF voice radio system must be replaced by a digital voice and data radio system.

This project will include the replacement of existing communication equipment at the existing radio center sites and antenna tower locations, installation of six (6) new 180-foot tall antenna towers at new locations, and replacement of one (1) existing 160-foot tall antenna tower with a new 180-foot tall antenna tower and one (1) existing 60-foot tall antenna tower with a new 120-foot tall antenna pole at existing locations. The new 180-foot tall antenna towers will be triangular, self-supporting structural steel lattice towers. The new 120-foot tall antenna pole will be a single, self-supporting pole. The antenna towers will be installed on concrete foundations with an approximate 25 feet by 25 feet footprint area surrounded by gravel stone to minimize grounds maintenance. Each site will also include an emergency generator to provide electrical power during service outages and be enclosed with an eight-(8) foot high steel security fence.

Project Location(s): 735 Thayer Road, Town of Perinton, Monroe County
1215 Clinton Avenue, City of Rochester, Monroe County
4304 Union Street, Town of Chili, Monroe County
3041 Ridgeway Avenue, Town of Greece, Monroe County
38 East Avenue, Village of Brockport, Monroe County
172 Sanford Road, Town of Webster, Monroe County
4901 Dewey Avenue, Town of Greece, Monroe County
492 Stony Brook Road, Town of Rush, Monroe County

Contact: Jason R. Kennedy, Department of Environmental Services, Monroe County, New York, 50 West Main Street, Suite 7100, Rochester, New York 14614-1228, phone: (585) 760-7538, fax: (585) 324-1226, E-Mail: jkennedy@monroecounty.gov


Positive Declaration

Ontario County - The New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Seneca Point Landing - Ketmar Development may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves Ketmar Development proposing the construction of 20 single family homes on approximately 47.2 acres of land located along the western shore of Cananadaigua Lake. The site contains approximately 546' of Canandaigua Lake frontage, most of which is steep bluff. The proposed project includes the construction of a golf cart path down to the waterfront and the construction of 30 boat slips, 30 boat accessory storage buildings and 30 golf cart parking spaces on the docks/platforms to be located over state-owned land underwater. The project is located at 5409 Seneca Point road, Canandaigua, NY.

Contact: Thomas P. Haley, New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation, Division of Environmental Permits, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, phone: (585) 226-5393.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft Supplemental EIS And Public Hearing

MODIFICATION FOR THE HAKES C&D DISPOSAL LANDFILL EXPANSION PROJECT

Applicant ID: NYSDEC Permit

DEC ID No.: 8-4630-00010/00009

Permit Type: Solid Waste Management Permit

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Hakes C&D Disposal, Inc. (Hakes) is proposing a modification to the existing of the Hakes C&D landfill, located at 4376 Manning Ridge Road, Campbell, NY. The application includes a 34.7 acre expansion and an overfill (vertical expansion) of the existing permitted landfill (23.2 acres) to a final elevation of 1818 feet NAVD88 (1829 site datum), or an increase of 89 feet. The project will add more than 5 million cubic yards of disposal capacity and extend the site life by approximately 10-15 years. The project will not change the landfillís currently approved design capacity of 1,000 tons per day. The hours during which construction activities can take place is proposed to change from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Landfill gases at the leachate cleanouts will be treated by a gas treatment system. The Department has requested an Air State Facility Permit application be submitted to determine whether hydrogen sulfide emissions will trigger an Air State Facility Permit. The DSEIS includes two noise scenarios; one with and one without the purchase of the property to the north of the facility. The permit will include noise mitigation and permit conditions for both scenarios.

STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION ACT DETERMINATION: Cultural resource lists and map have been checked. No registered, eligible, or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at the project site. In addition, OPRHP reviewed the site and indicated that the project will have No Impact upon cultural resources. No further review in accordance with SHPA is necessary at the project location.

SEQRA STATUS AND ACCEPTANCE OF A DRAFT SUPPLEMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT: The Project is a Type I action pursuant to ECL Article 8 (State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) and Title 6 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York, 6 NYCRR Part 617. The Department is the lead agency for the SEQRA review of this action, and issued a Positive Declaration of environmental significance on April 26, 2004. A draft supplemental environmental impact statement (DSEIS) scoping outline was prepared and released for review to interested and involved agencies and members of the public. The DSEIS was submitted by the applicant on March 2005. After review, Staff provided comments to Hakes requesting additional information be incorporated in to the DSEIS. Hakes submitted a revised DSEIS in October 2005 and January 2005.

The Department, acting as the lead agency for the review of this project pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), has made the determination that the revised DSEIS is adequate for public review. Acceptance and distribution of the DSEIS gives the public an opportunity to comment on the actionís environmental impacts, various alternatives regarding the action and the measures to be taken to mitigate the impacts, so such comments may be part of the Departmentís and other involved agencies final decision making considerations.

PUBLIC HEARING AND SEQRA DSEIS HEARING: A Legislative hearing will be held to receive statements from the public concerning the proposed expansion and comments on the DEIS. The Hearing will be held at the Campbell Town Hall, located at 8529 Main Street, Campbell, N.Y. on March 9, 2006 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. All persons, organizations, corporations or government agencies that may be affected by the Project are invited to attend the legislative hearing session. It is not necessary to file a written request in advance to speak at the legislative hearing. Members of the public may make oral statements or file written statements at the hearing. All comments are weighed equally. See complete application in this issue.

The hearing location is reasonably accessible to persons with a mobility impairment. Interpreter services shall be made available to hearing impaired persons, at no charge, upon written request to the Regional Permit Administrator (585-226-5390) at least 7 business days before the hearing.

DOCUMENT AVAILABILITY: The DSEIS, the 6 NYCRR Part 360 application and proposed Draft permit, and the Departmentís outstanding comments on the DSEIS and application, are available for public review at the Department's Region 8 Office, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, New York, 14414 [Tel.: (585) 226-5392; contact person: Kimberly A. Merchant]; at the Campbell Town Hall at 8529 Main Street, Campbell; and the Southeast Steuben Library in Corning, NY.

APPLICABLE STATUTORY AND REGULATORY PROVISIONS: Environmental Conservation Law of the State of New York (ECL), ECL Article 27, Title 3 - 6 NYCRR Part 360; ECL Article 19 - 6 NYCRR Part 201; ECL Article 17, Title 8 (State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System - SPDES General Permit No. GP-02-01 for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Activity).

AVAILABILITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT: Comments on this project must be submitted during the hearing or no later than 10 days after the close of the hearing. Final comments must be received by March 23, 2006.

Contact: Kimberly A. Merchant, Deputy Regional Permit Administrator, 6274 E. Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, phone (585)226-5392.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Monroe County - The Village of Churchville Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Star of the West Milling Company Expansion. The action involves the expansion of the existing Star of the West Milling Company flourmill through the construction of eight, 110 foot high, concrete grain storage silos and a grain receiving facility. The project is located on an approximately 5.6 acre site located on the west side of Main Street (NYS Route 36) in the Village of Churchville, NY.

Contact: Lynn Almeter, Village of Churchville, 23 E. Buffalo Street, Churchville, NY 14428, phone: (585) 293-3720.