ENB - REGION 8 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Brownfield Cleanup Program

Site Name: Former Hess Gas Station
Site Address: 1314 Fairport Road (State Route 31F)
Fairport, New York 14450
County: Monroe
Site No.: C828139
Requestor: Town of Perinton

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 November 10, 2006 to:

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Environmental Remediation - Region 8
6274 Avon-Lima Road
Avon, New York 14414
Attention: Matthew Gillette

Repository address:

Fairport Public Library
One Fairport Village Landing
Fairport, New York 14450


Negative Declaration

Chemung County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Drilling Permit Application for Fortuna Energy Inc. Proposed DiFasi 1 Natural Gas Well Located within Chemung County Agricultural District 5 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves drilling a natural gas well in the Town of Veteran, Chemung County located within Chemung County Agricultural District 5. Drilling operations will be conducted in accordance with the drilling permit issued and rules and regulations of the Department. The total area proposed to be disturbed during the initial construction phase for the well site and access road is 197,600 square feet or approximately 4.5 acres. After the well has been drilled, it will be put into production or plugged and abandoned. The well pad and access road areas for a producing well will be reduced to 73,000 square feet or approximately 1.67 acres and the remaining disturbed areas reclaimed. If the well is plugged and abandoned, the site will be reclaimed. D. DiFasi property is located approximately 1200 ft. north of Thomas Road and 1500 ft. west of State Route 13. The project is located in the Town of Veteran, Chemung County.

Contact: Linda Collart, New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation, 6274 East Avon-Lima Rd., Avon, NY 14414, phone: (585) 226-5376, fax: (585) 226-9034, e-mail Address: lacollar@gw.dec.state.ny.us .


Monroe County - The Penfield Planning Board as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Penfield Center Road Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an application for preliminary/final subdivision and site plan approval to allow a 21-lot single-family residential subdivision, including and existing home, on 50± acres. The project is located at 1371 Penfield Center Road, Penfield.

Contact: Stacey Decker, Penfield Planning Board, 3100 Atlantic Avenue, Penfield, NY 14526, phone: (585) 340-8640, fax: (585) 340-8644, e-mail: planning@penfield.org.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Monroe County - The City of Rochester Director of Zoning, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Aquinas Campus Construction. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. at the Aquinas Main Cafeteria. Enter the school through entrance #7 which is the main rear entrance. Written comments will be accepted no later than 5:00 on November 1, 2006. The action involves Construction of a 55,000s.f. field house and 7,700s.f. link building at the rear of the existing athletic/science facility on the Aquinas campus at 1127 Dewey Avenue.

Copies of the DEIS are available for review at the following locations:

1. City Hall, Rm 121B
30 Church Street
Rochester, NY 14614

2. Rochester Public Library
Maplewood Branch
1111 Dewey Avenue
Rochester, NY 14613

3. NET Office
1494 Dewey Avenue
Rochester, NY 14613

4. Aquinas Instute Web site
www.aquinasinstitute.com

Contact: Dorraine Carr Laudisi, Bureau of Bldgs and Zoning, City Hall Rm 125B, Rochester, NY 14614, phone: (585)428-6698.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft Supplemental EIS And Public Hearing

Monroe/Wayne Counties - The New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Parkway Expansion Phase III and Vertical Expansion. The proposed Parkway Expansion Phase III and Vertical Expansion is a lateral and vertical expansion of the existing, permitted Western Expansion Landfill (WEX) and Parkway Expansion Phase I and II landfills (DEC ID 8-9908-00162/00032, 8-9908-00162/00047, 8-9908-00162/00048). A public hearing on the Draft SEIS will be held on November 9, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. at the Perinton Town Hall, 1350 Turk Hill Road, Fairport, New York. Public comment period ends November 27, 2006. Copies of the DSEIS are available at the Town of Macedon Public Library located at 30 Main Street, Macedon, NY 14502, Village of Fairport Public Library located at 1 Village Landing, Fairport, NY 14450 and the High Acres Landfill & Recycling Center offices located at 425 Perinton Parkway, Fairport, NY 14450. A copy of the DSEIS is also available at www.highacreslandfill.com/phase3.htm . A copy of the DSEIS as well as additional information relative to this application may also be obtained by contacting Ms. Lisa Porter, NYSDEC – Region 8, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, New York 14414-9519, 585-226-5402, e-mail at: lmporter@gw.dec.state.ny.us . It is recommended that an appointment be scheduled by phone to review the files in the DEC Region 8 Office. DEC will endeavor to make the files available within 2 business days of contact, during normal business hours (8:30 AM through 4:45 PM), unless the requester wishes to inspect the files at a later date. The Department will accept written comments until November 27, 2006 at the address above. The proposed expansion includes a vertical expansion over a 7.4 acre overliner over the northeast corner of the closed landfill and approximately 90 acres over the existing, permitted landfill. The vertical expansion is anticipated to be approximately 100 feet above the existing, permitted landfill. The proposed lateral expansion includes 144.3 acres of "new" landfill operations in the Town of Macedon (138.5 acres) and Town of Perinton (5.8 acres) with an additional 33 acres of undeveloped land utilized for support operations (i.e., roadways, berms, sedimentation basins). This proposed expansion will extend the life of the landfill an additional 43.3 years. The expansion will not involve any changes in the operations of the facility or the approved design capacity. A double composite liner system and primary and secondary leachate collection systems will be utilized in the design of the landfill expansion The proposed landfill expansion area is bounded on the south by the NYS Barge Canal, the east by Wayneport Road and north by Budlong Road, and on the west by the existing landfill. The facility is located in the Towns of Perinton and Macedon, Monroe and Wayne Counties.

In accordance with the provisions of Title 6 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York (6 NYCRR) Parts 621 and 617, a legislative public hearing will be held before Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Kevin Casutto on November 9, 2006 at 7 p.m. at the Perinton Town Hall located at 1350 Turk Hill Road, Fairport, NY 14450 to receive unsworn statements from the public about the applicant’s Part 360, Article 24 and Section 401 Water Quality Certification applications and the DSEIS for the proposed Parkway Expansion Phase III. All persons, organizations, corporations, or government agencies which may be affected by the proposed project are invited to attend the hearing and to submit oral or written comments. It is not necessary to file in advance to speak at the legislative hearing. Lengthy statements should be in writing and summarized for oral presentation. Reasonable time limits may be set for each speaker to afford everyone an opportunity to be heard. Equal weight will be given to both oral and written statements. The hearing location is fully accessible to persons with a mobility impairment. Interpreter services shall be made available to hearing impaired persons at no charge upon written request to Ms. Lisa M. Porter at least 10 days prior to the hearing.

Contact: Lisa M.Porter, NYS DEC, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414-9519, phone: (585) 226-5402, fax: (585) 226-2830, e-mail: lmporter@gw.dec.state.ny.us.