ENB - REGION 9 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Cattaraugus County - The Common Council of the City of Salamanca, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed adoption of local law amending the City of Salamanca Zoning Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves adoption of local laws amending the City of Salamanca Zoning Law. The amendments are largely technical in nature.

Contact: Ross A. Peters, City of Salamanca, 225 Wildwood Avenue, Salamanca, NY 14779, phone: (716) 945-3110.


Chautauqua County - Chautauqua County as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Runway 7-25 Safety Area Improvements at the Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the following:

At Runway 7 End:

Bridge the Runway Safety Area over West Oak Hill Road (includes tunneling a portion of the road);
Add 270,000 cubic yards (CY) of fill to comply with federal RSA grading criteria;
Relocate localizer to 1,000 feet from the existing runway end; and
Relocate perimeter fence.

At Runway 25 End:

Relocate Stubbs/Turner Road to clear the Runway Object Free Area (ROFA);
Modify the first six MALSR stations;
Add 95,000 CY of fill to comply with federal RSA grading criteria and construction requirements of the road relocation;
Acquire approximately 7 acres of land;
Remove approximately 3 acres of trees; and
Relocate perimeter fence.

The project is at the Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport in the Town of Ellicott.

Contact: George P. Spanos, Chautauqua County, Department of Public Works, 454 N. Work Street, Falconer, NY 14733, phone: (716) 661-8400.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Comment: The release of the Williamsville Toll Barrier Improvement Draft Environmental Impact Statement for public and agency review and comment was posted on the NYSDEC ENB web site on June 14th, 2006. Subsequently the DEIS comment submission period end date was extended to August 21st, 2006. The Authority is again extending the comment submission period end date. The new comment submission period end date is now Friday October 6th, 2006.

Genesee And Erie Counties - The NYSTA And FHWA, as lead agencies, have accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed New York State Thruway Williamsville Toll Barrier (WTB) Improvement Project, DEIS No. (FHWA-NY-EIS-06-01-D), EPA EIS (No. 20060218). A public hearing on the Draft EIS was held on July 11, 2006. Public comment period extended date is October 6, 2006. The Williamsville Toll Barrier (WTB) DEIS studies alternative ways of resolving existing NYS Thruway traffic congestion attributable to the existing WTB, and studies the environmental and socio-economic consequences of the identified alternatives. The WTB Improvement Project alternatives studied include the no-build, improvement and relocation alternatives. The study corridor for the WTB Improvement Project extends from its western terminus just west of the existing WTB at milepost (MP) 419.69 to its eastern terminus at NYSTA Interchange 48A at milepost 401.72. The total length of the project's study corridor is 18 miles, extending along the mainline Thruway (I-90) through the Towns of Amherst, Cheektowaga, Lancaster, Clarence and Newstead in Erie County, passing in close proximity to the Town of Alden in Erie County, and terminating in the town of Pembroke in Genesee County.

Contact: Christopher A.Waite, New York State Thruway Authority, 200 Southern Boulevard, P.O. Box 189, Albany, New York 12201-0189, phone: (518) 436-2810, e-mail: Chris.Waite@thruway.state.ny.us.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Cattaraugus County - The Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School District, as lead agency, has accepted A Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School District Capital Improvements. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on September 7, 2006, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cattaraugus Campus High School Gymnasium in the Village of Cattaraugust, NY. Public comments will be accepted until September 18, 2006. The action involves various capital improvements including additions and alterations to the existing buildings at the Cattaraugus Elementary School/Middle School/High School campus ("Cattaraugus Campus") in order to update existing space and add new space, renovations to the existing athletic facilities, relocation and expansion of the existing parking lots and relocation of the existing bus loop, and upgrades to the septic system, and demolition of the existing school bus garage; obtaining approximately 7 acres of land from the Village of Cattaraugus and Cattaraugus County Little League Baseball, Inc., located approximately 600 feet west of the Cattaraugus Campus at the terminus of Hoyt Street and construction of new athletic fields; and acquisition of approximately 18 acres of land near NYS Route 353 on the south side of Gowin Gulf Road a/k/a Pleasant Valley Road in the Town of New Albion approximately one mile south of the Village of Cattaraugus and construction of a new bus garage including paved areas, a septic system and a storm water retention area and drainage way to a tributary of Cattaraugus Creek (the "Project"). The proposed bus garage site: 6736 State Route 353, Town of New Albion Cattaraugus campus: 25 North Franklin St., Village of Cattaraugus. Proposed athletic fields: terminus of Hoyt St., Village of Cattaraugus.

Contact: Louis McIntosh, Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School District, 207 Rock City Street, Little Valley, NY 14755, phone: (716) 938-9155.