ENB - REGION 8 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Genesee County - The Town of Pembroke Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Pembroke Business Park will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the development of a 40.5 acre lot in the Town of Pembroke for future commercial and light industrial use. The project is located southwest of the NYS Route 5 and NYS Route 77 intersection.

Contact: Edward Beideck, Town of Pembroke Town Board, 1145 Main Road, Corfu, New York 14036, phone: (585) 599-4892.


Genesee County - The Town of Alabama, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Alabama Center Drainage Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the Town of Alabama undertaking drainage improvements within the Hamlet of Alabama Center in order to alleviate problems with flooding and septic system malfunction. Construction activities include cleaning and re-grading drainage channels and existing storm sewers, removing rock and silt and trees from drainage ditches, installing new storm sewer pipe (approximately 2,700 linear feet) and demolishing an abandoned farm bridge. The project location is existing drainageways and portions of Alleghany Road (NYS Route 77) and Lewiston Road, Town of Alabama, Genesee County.

Contact: Guy Hinkson, Town of Alabama, 2218 Judge Road, Oakfield, NY 14125, phone: (585) 948-9341, fax: (585) 948-9423.


Livingston County - The Town of Springwater, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Springwater Sanitary Sewer System (Springwater Wastewater Collection and Treatment Facility) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. This is a re-issuance of a Negative Declaration for this project, and involves the following actions:

1. Construction of approximately 5.8 miles of pressure sewers in the Hamlet of Springwater, connecting to a septic tank and pump at each of 229 homes and businesses including 38 mobile homes.

2. Construction of facilities for wastewater treatment located south of Kellogg Road, discharging to the confluence of Springwater and Lime Kiln Creeks, north of Kellogg Road. The wastewater treatment facility includes four encapsulated wetland cells on approximately 2 acres.

3. Creation of a Sewer District for the service area. (Already accomplished)

4. Funding of the system. (Partially completed. Grant funds awarded.)

The project is located in the Hamlet of Springwater, Town of Springwater, Livingston County (project includes whole Hamlet).

Contact: Mark Walker, Town of Springwater, 8022 S. Main St., Springwater, NY 14560, phone: (585) 669-2545, fax: (585) 669-9166, e-mail:mark@townofspringwater.org.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Steuben County - The Planning Board of the Town of Cohocton, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Cohocton Wind Power Project. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on May 25, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. at the Wayland-Cohocton Elementary School, 30 Park Avenue, Cohocton, NY. Public comments will be accepted until June 9, 2006. The action involves Site Plan and Special Use Permit approval and all the permits and approvals necessary to construct and operate a wind-powered generating facility consisting of forty one (41) turbines with a capacity of up to eighty two (82) megawatts, a 115 kV overhead transmission line, electrical substation, collector station, operations and maintenance building, electrical collection system, gravel access roads and necessary public road improvements, and up to four meteorological towers, on approximately 5,755 acres of private lands. The turbines are proposed to be located primarily along Pine Hill and Lent Hill northeast of the Village of Cohocton. The transmission line will be located through the Cohocton River Valley south of the turbine area.

Contact: Sandra Riley, Town of Cohocton, 15 South Main Street, Cohocton, NY 14826, phone: (585) 384-5330 ext. 1.