ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Public Notice

The Department of Environmental Conservation has determined that the Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites in New York State needs to be amended to delete site number 442018, known as Former Agway, Incorporated. This site is located in the Town of Hoosick, within the County of Rensselaer, and is located at Main Street, Eagle Bridge, New York. The reason for deletion is:

Written comments on this proposed deletion are welcome, and should be sent to:

Project Manager: Brian Davidson
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-7016

All written comments must be received by April 7, 2006. A summary of all written comments will be assembled and a summary will be available for viewing at our Region 4 Headquarters in Schenectady, New York.


Negative Declaration

Otsego County - The Town of Otsego Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an application to subdivide approximately 88 acres of property into four lots within the Glimmerglass Historic District in the Town of Otsego. Three of the proposed lots are between one and two acres each, with the remaining acreage making up the fourth lot. The project is located on the corner of New York State Highway 80 and Otsego County Highway 28, Cooperstown, NY.

Contact: Jonathan Bass, Town of Otsego Planning Board, P.O. Box 183, Fly Creek, NY 13337, phone: (607) 547-5631, fax: (607) 547-2067.


Positive Declaration And Public Scoping

Albany County - The Town Board, Town of Bethlehem, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Vista Technology Campus may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Written comments on the draft Scope will be accepted at the address below through March 27, 2006. A public scoping session will be held on March 22, 2006 at 6:00 p.m. at the Bethlehem Town Hall, 445 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, NY. The Town of Bethlehem has received an application from BBL Development, LLC to develop approximately 155 acres of a 458 acre project site, located in the Towns of Bethlehem and New Scotland. The development would include approximately 1.4 million square feet of mixed office and commercial uses, with a concentration on high technology tenants along with a potential hotel and conference center, wellness center, restaurants, and approximately 6,000 linear feet of new Town roads and related infrastructure and site amenities. The proposal would also include development of parking facilities for 3,500+/- vehicles. Approximately, 330 acres lies within the Town of Bethlehem and 128 acres in the Town of New Scotland. The 458 acre project site is located along LaGrange Road, west-north-west of the intersection of Cherry Avenue Extension (NYS Rt. 140) and New Scotland Road (NYS Rt. 85). Towns of Bethlehem, Albany County, NY and New Scotland, Albany County, NY.

Contact: Michael Morelli, Department of Economic Development and Planning, 445 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, NY 12054, phone: (518) 439-4955 ext 189, fax: (518) 439-5808, e-mail: mmorelli@townofbethlehem.org.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Albany - Saratoga Counties - The Green Island Power Authority, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Cohoes Falls Project. The action 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.