ENB - REGION 1 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Suffolk County - NYS OPRHP, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Suffolk County Police Emergency Public Safety Radio Communication Tower will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves replacement of existing Suffolk County Police Department (SCPD) public safety/emergency communications equipment on a Caumsett State Historic Park water tower, approximately 100 feet tall, onto a new 150-foot monopole. The project is needed to improve emergency radio coverage in the northwestern area of Suffolk County. The Suffolk County radio system serves federal, state, county and local users as well as the involved police departments, and the system is an integral component of the countywide ambulance and fire services.

Contact: Thomas Lyons, NYS OPRHP, Agency Bldg. #1, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12238, phone: (518) 474-0409, fax: (518) 474-7013, e-mail: Thomas.Lyons@oprhp.state.ny.us.


Suffolk County - The Shelter Island Town Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Subdivision of Peconic Heights will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the subdivision of a 7.785 acre parcel into a five lot, acreage averaging subdivision for single family residential use. The project is located westerly side of Menantic Road (County Road 29) approximately 610 feet north of Burro Hall Road and contains approximately 50 feet of frontage on Menantic Road.

Contact: Paul E. Mobius, Shelter Island Town Planning Board, P. O. Box 970, Shelter Island, NY 11964, phone: (631) 749-0758.


Conditioned Negative Declaration

Suffolk County - The New York State D.O.T., as lead agency, has determined that the proposed PIN 0806.40, Setauket Port Jefferson Station Greenway Multi Use Path, Town of Brookhaven will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30 day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice. The action involves construction of a multi-use path along NYS Right-of-Way from the western terminus at North Country Road (NY 25A) in Setauket to the eastern terminus in the existing NYS parking lot at Port Jefferson-Patchogue Rd (NY 25A/112) in Port Jefferson Station, a distance of 5 km (3.3 miles). This project will offer benefits to trail users, non-users and the community at large. Direct benefits include increased safety for bicyclists and pedestrians who use adjacent roadways and unimproved trails, decreased erosion on unimproved trails, providing a recreational resource in an area with high demand for such activity, reduced vehicle dependence for certain work, shopping, school, church, and other institutional trips, improved air, easier evacuation of emergencies, and education and enhanced health and well being for users. Indirect benefits include decreased traffic congestion and associated pollution for nearby residents, aesthetic improvements, increased property values and link with other bike/pedestrian facilities at SUNY.

The conditions are:

The commitment by the Department to mitigate any potential impacts on the project ROW related to the on-going USEPA Remedial Investigation of the Lawrence Aviation Inc. property. After USEPA completes their remedial investigation report, the Human Health Risk Assessment Report and feasibility study performed on the Lawrence Aviation property, the New York State Department of Transportation will proceed with their design and construction of the multi-use path.

Contact: Russell Murphy, New York State D.O.T., State Office Building, 250 Veterans Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11788, phone: (631) 952-6924, fax: (631) 952-6205.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Suffolk County - The Town of Huntington Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Kiruv Estates [Subdivision]. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on July 26, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. at the Huntington Town Hall, 100 Main Street, Huntington, New York. The public comment period ends August 7, 2006. A copy of the DEIS is posted on the Town of Huntington website in the On-line Library (Planning and Environment Department section under Kiruv Estates):http://town.huntington.ny.us/permit_forms.cfm. The action involves the subdivision of a 7.07-acre site, within a Town Historic District [Old Huntington Green], zoned R-7 (minimum area 7,500 square feet residential) for the subsequent construction of new single-family homes. The site contains NYSDEC-designated freshwater wetlands and is at the confluence of two (2) watershed systems. The applicant's preference (DEIS dated June 2006) is for a cluster configuration consisting of four groups of attached units (three of the groups would have two units and one group would have three units for a total of 9 new units) and the retention of three (3) existing structures, two (2) of which are designated historic. Site access is proposed via a private cul-de-sac from Woodhull Road. The applicant is petitioning for inclusion in the Huntington Sewer District to allow all wastewater generated by the project to be conveyed off-site to the Huntington Sewage Treatment Plant. The project includes 2.98 acres of conservation area to encompass the site's freshwater wetlands, a 0.97-acre park dedication and an extension of the Town heritage trail. Public water is to be provided by the Suffolk County Water Authority. The project site is located on the southwest corner of Park Avenue (County Road 35A) and Woodhull Road in the Town of Huntington, Suffolk County, New York designated as parcels 0400-073-01-038, 041.1 & 042 and 0400-097-02-107.000 on the Suffolk County Tax Map.

Contact: Scott Robin, Town of Huntington, Department of Planning and Environment, Huntington Town Hall,100 Main Street, Huntington, New York, phone: (631) 351-3196, fax: (631) 351-3257.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Nassau County - The Incorporated Village of Old Westbury Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Subdivision Application of Spring Hill Farms, LLC. The action involves a 159 acre parcel on Red Ground Road, Hasting Road, Glen Cove Road and Whitney Phipps Garvan Road, which parcel is designated as Section 19, Block A, Lots 162A, 162B, 163A, p/o 163B, 262, 263A and 263B on the Nassau County Land and Tax Map. A proposed subdivision of approximately 159 acres of property into twenty-two residential building lots, a homeowners association lot, and a lot to be dedicated to the Village of Old Westbury for the Village of Old Westbury Water Department purposes, with new subdivision roads. The project is located on the north side of Red Ground Road, east of Glen Cove Road at Hastings Road, in the Incorporated Village of Old Westbury, County of Nassau, New York.

Contact: Kenneth Callahan, Incorporated Village of Old Westbury Planning Board, One Store Hill Road, Old Westbury, NY 11568, phone: (516) 626-0800, fax: (516) 626-1296.