ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Brownfield Cleanup Program

Site Name: Cornwall Plaza Site Address: 19-45 Quaker Avenue

Cornwall, New York 12518-2111
County: Orange
Site No.: C336070
Requestor: Cornwall Shopping LLC

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) administers the Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) pursuant to State Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) 27-1400 et seq. The BCP was created to encourage the remediation and redevelopment of contaminated properties known as brownfields. The requestor indicated above has submitted a BCP application for investigation of the site indicated above.

NYSDEC will accept public comments concerning the application. A copy of the application and other appropriate documents (application package) is available in the site document repository located at the address indicated below.

NYSDEC will review the application package and public comments received and then make a determination on the eligibility of the application.

Comments should be submitted by June 30, 2006.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Environmental Remediation
Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Road
New Paltz, New York 12561

Attention: Michelle Tipple

Repository address:

Cornwall Public Library
395 Hudson Street
Cornwall, NY 12518


Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Planning Board of the Town of Poughkeepsie, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery Crematorium Addition will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a 720 sq. ft. addition, the demolition of an existing maintenance shed, retention of an existing barn and the construction of a 3,200 sq. ft. maintenance garage. The project is located at 342 South Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY.

Contact: Laura Wojtowicz, Town of Poughkeepsie, 1 Overocker Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, phone: (845) 485-3657.


Orange County - The Warwick Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Luft Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the subdivision of a 79 acre parcel into 24 lots for the purpose of constructing single-family dwellings. Approximately 1,700 feet of town road will be constructed, with associated drainage improvements, and dedicated to the Town of Warwick. An additional 600 feet of private road will be constructed together with associated drainage improvements. A homeowners association will maintain the private road. The proposed town road will include a potential future connection, to be irrevocably dedicated to the Town, for future connection with the currently vacant lands to the north. The applicant has proposed that each lot be served by individual wells and septic disposal systems. The proposed application is for a cluster development. The action would involve the conservation of approximately 53 percent of the site as dedicated open space.

Contact: Connie Sardo, Town of Warwick Planning Board, 132 Kings Highway, Warwick, NY 10990, phone: (845) 986-1127.


Putnam County - The NYC Department of Environmental Protection, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Rehabilitation of the Croton Falls Diverting Dam will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) proposing to rehabilitate the Croton Falls Diverting Dam (Dam) in the Town of Southeast, Putnam County in order to bring the Dam in compliance with the National Dam Safety Act and to meet current dam safety standards as stipulated by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC).

The proposed rehabilitation work at the Dam would take place primarily at the dam structure located off Lower Mine Road at the southern tip of Croton Falls Diverting Reservoir (Reservoir) in the Town of Southeast. The proposed work can be classified into four categories: dam rehabilitation, spillway rehabilitation, intake and outlet works reconstruction, and supporting site improvements. Additionally, silvicultural i.e., forestry work will be performed on NYCDEP owned lands around the perimeter of the Reservoir. The project is located on Lower Mine Road in the Town of Southeast, Putnam County.

Contact: Mark Page, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, 59-17 Junction Boulevard, 11th floor City: Flushing State: NY 11373, phone: (718) 595-4395, fax: (718) 595-4479, email: mpage@dep.nyc.gov.


Putnam County - The NYC Department of Environmental Protection, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Rehabilitation of the Croton Falls Dam will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) proposes to rehabilitate the Croton Falls Dam (Dam) in the Town of Carmel, Putnam County in order to bring the Dam in compliance with the National Dam Safety Act and to meet current dam safety standards as stipulated by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC).

The proposed rehabilitation work at the Dam would take place primarily at the dam structure located off Stoneleigh Avenue at the southern tip of Croton Falls Reservoir (Reservoir) in the Town of Carmel. Improvements would also be made at two existing boat ramps, which are located in the northern fingers of the Reservoir. The western boat ramp is on Drewville Road, approximately 500 feet east of the intersection with West Shore Drive in the Town of Carmel. The eastern boat ramp is on Drewville Road in the Town of Southeast, approximately 1000 feet south of the downstream toe of Middle Branch Dam. The proposed work can be classified into four categories: dam rehabilitation, spillway rehabilitation, intake and outlet works reconstruction, and supporting site improvements. Additionally, silvicultural i.e., forestry work will be performed on NYCDEP owned lands around the perimeter of the Reservoir. The project is located on Croton Falls Road in the Town of Carmel, Putnam County.

Contact: Mark Page, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, 59-17 Junction Boulevard, 11th floor City: Flushing State: NY 11373, phone: (718) 595-4395, fax: (718) 595-4479, email: mpage@dep.nyc.gov.


Sullivan County - The Town of Bethel Town Board, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Extension of the Kauneonga Lake Sewer District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the creation of the Kauneonga Lake Sewer District (KLSD) extension area designed to provide sewage treatment services to a larger area of the Town than presently served. The KLSD extension area will also be created to address, in part, the sewer treatment needs of the Performing Arts Zoning District. The project is located in the Town of Bethel, NY.

Contact: Harold Russell, Town of Bethel, 3454 Rt. 55, Box 300, White Lake, NY 12786, phone: (845) 583-4350 ext. 12, fax: (845) 583-0225.


Westchester County - The Westchester County Board of Legislators, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Maintenance and Storage Building, Yonkers Joint Treatment Plant will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a one-story, approximately 9,600 square-foot storage building and associated site improvements at the 38.2-acre, County-owned and operated Yonkers Joint Treatment Plant. The project is located on Fernbrook Street at the Hudson River, Yonkers, New York.

Contact: Patrick Natarelli, Westchester County Planning Dept., 148 Martine Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601, phone: (914) 995-4406, fax: (914) 995-3780, e-mail:ppn2@westchestergov..com.


Positive Declaration

Montgomery County - The Planning Board of the Town of Montgomery, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Panattoni Development may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves Panattoni Development Company proposing to develop useable portions of a 110 acre site for a warehouse distribution center and to subdivide the lot for an additional commercial building. The project is located on County Road 99 at Beaver Dam Road in the Town of Montgomery.

Contact: Sue Hadden, Town of Montgomery Planning Board, Town Hall-110 Bracken Road, Montgomery, NY 12549.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft Generic EIS And Public Hearing

Putnam County - The North Salem Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Comprehensive Plan Update (CPU). A public hearing on the Draft Generic EIS will be held on June 13, 2006 at 8:00 p.m. at the Middle School Cafeteria of the North Salem Central School District, 230 June Road, near the intersection with Hardscrabble Road, North Salem, New York. Written comments on the DGEIS and proposed zoning amendments are additionally requested by the date of the public hearing (June 13, 2006) or no later than June 27, 2006 and should be sent to the Veronica E. Howley, Town Clerk (Town of North Salem – 266 Titicus Road, North Salem, NY 10560). The Comprehensive Plan Update provides a succinct statement of the planning strategies and actions that are proposed for implementation throughout the next ten to twelve years of development in the Town of North Salem. This Plan is intended to be an update to the Town of North Salem Master Plan, adopted in 1985. The Comprehensive Plan includes a number of recommendations specific to land use and zoning, residential development, economic development, natural resource protection, traffic and transportation, and community facilities and services. The specific strategies are updated in response to the changing conditions and needs of the Town and the development trends affecting the community and the surrounding region.

Contact: Veronica E Howley, Town of North Salem, 266 Titicus Road, North Salem, New York 10560, phone: (914) 669-5577.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Orange County - The Town of Wawayanda Town Board, as lead agency has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Adoption of the Town of Wawayanda Comprehensive Plan dated May 2006. The Town of Wawayanda Town Board will be holding a joint public hearing on the Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement and the adoption of the Final Draft Comprehensive Plan dated May 2006. The public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on June 8, 2006 at 7:00 pm at the Town of Wawayanda Town Hall. Comments on the Draft EIS are requested and will be accepted by the contact person until June 19, 2006. The action involves the Town of Wawayanda facing increasing residential and commercial development pressures, the Town Board instituted a temporary moratorium to allow the community time to establish a vision and a direction for the future. To achieve a vision, the Town has decided to take a comprehensive look at issues related to its continued growth and development. The Town’s primary concerns looking forward include ensuring the community retains its rural character and remains a pleasant place to live, encouraging economic development and protecting the Town's natural resources, open spaces and agricultural land. Accordingly, the Town's Master Plan and Zoning Committee (MPZC) prepared a Draft Comprehensive Plan, which the Town Board has reviewed, revised and proposed for adoption. The Town Board authorized the preparation of this Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (“GEIS”) for purposes of supplementing the proposed Comprehensive Plan where appropriate and particularly with respect to those recommendations set forth in section 13.1 of the proposed Comprehensive Plan (Immediate Actions to be initiated upon adoption of the Plan.).

Contact: John Razzano, Town of Wawayanda, P.O. Box 106, Slate Hill, NY 10973


Rockland County - The Nyack Village Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Adoption of Comprehensive Mast Plan for the Village of Nyack and adoption of the Zoning Code amendments necessary to implement it. A public hearing will be held on June 29, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. at the Nyack Village Hall, Nyack, NY. Written comments will be accepted by the contact person listed below until the close of business Friday, July 14, 2006. The action involves the development and implementation of a Comprehensive Master Plan for the Village of Nyack, NY. The Comprehensive Master Plan is intended to provide the Village of Nyack an overall vision for the next ten to twenty years. Zoning amendments are proposed to virtually every zoning district inaccordancee with the proposed Comprehensive Master Plan.

Contact: Mary White, Nyack Village, Village Hall, 9 North Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960, phone: (845) 358-0548.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Orange County - The Town of Newburgh Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Drury Heights. The action involves a proposed single family residential subdivision located on 74.8 acres of formerly R-3 zoned land in the southwestern edge of the Town of Newburgh adjacent to the Town of Montgomery. This area of town is known as East Coldenham and it is served with central town water and sewer and has access to County Route 54 and from there to NYS Route 17K. A cluster plan for 140 dwellings was derived from the conventional plan which preserves 30 acres of wetlands and open space and pulls the building lots away from the Colden Park subdivision to the east. The project has access to Drury Lane at two locations. The project is located on Drury Lane (CR 54) southeast of Route 17K and west of Colden Park.

Contact: Norma Jacobsen, Town of Newburgh Planning Board, 308 Gardnertown Road, Newburgh, NY 12550, phone: (845) 564-7804.


Ulster County - The Planning Board of the Town of Shandaken, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Harvesting of Spring Water. The action involves the Good Water Corporation seeking a Special Permit to collect spring water for general use from a spring located on his property. The intention of GWC is to remove not more than 11,600 gallons per day via two truckloads per day, Monday through Friday (excluding during school bus pickup and drip-off hours, weekends and holidays). GWC has provided an off-road turn-around site for the transport vehicle.

Contact: Marie Stutman, Shandaken Planning Board, P. O. Box 134, Shandaken, NY 12480, phone: (845) 688-9863.