ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

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Public Notice

Availability Session and Comment Period Extension for the BASF Closed Landfill Site
BASF Closed Landfill Site, Site Number V00521-4, City of Rensselaer, Rensselaer County

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), in cooperation with the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), is announcing an availability session to provide information and answer questions about the proposed Remedial Action Selection Report for the implementation of a remedial program at the BASF Closed Landfill Site. The Site is located at 36 Riverside Avenue in the City of Rensselaer. NYSDEC and NYSDOH staff will address individual questions and concerns during the session. This cleanup is being conducted as part of a voluntary cleanup agreement between BASF and NYSDEC. The availability session will be located at the Rensselaer County Community Center (at 3rd and Washington), on June 15th from 5:00 pm to 7:30pm. The comment period which started on May 5, 2006 and was scheduled to end June 5, 2006, has been extended until June 29, 2006.

Contact: - Daniel Lightsey, NYSDEC, 1150 N. Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306, phone: (518) 357-2374, e-mail:drlights@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

For health related questions, please contact the following NYSDOH representative:

Contact: Mark VanValkenburg, NYSDOH, 547 River Street, Troy, NY 12180-2216, phone: (518) 402-7860.


Negative Declaration

County: Delaware

Lead Agency: NYS DEC

Project Title: Site Preparation Delaware-Otsego #1, Stands A-5 and 14

Contact Person: Paul Wenner
NYS DEC
65561 State Route 10
Stamford, NY 12167
Phone Number: (607) 652-7365

Project Location: Four miles north of Davenport

Project Description: The action involves a herbicide, reduction of ferns, non-commercial tree species and undesirable low valued tree species to allow the natural regeneration of desired tree species such as sugar maple, black cherry and white ash. The action is to take place on 92 acres presently occupied by stands of red oak and black cherry. Impact on public health is minimal. Personnel will be equipped with safety equipment. Following label instructions for the application will minimize risk.


Delaware County - The Town of Kortright Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Fieldstone Forest Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the division of approximately 61 acres into 13 lots along with the creation of a 2000' private road to access the lots. The project is located at 96 Road, Town of Kortright, Delaware County.

Contact: Archibald Gallup, Town of Kortright Planning Board, 51702 State Hwy 10, PO Box 6, Bloomville, NY 13739, phone: (607) 538-9313.