ENB - REGION 8 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Ontario - The Town of Geneva Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Glass Factory Bay Heights Subdivision Phase 3 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves Glass Factory Bay Land Co. proposing to subdivide approximately 45.9 acres of land for the construction 56 lots, of which 28 lots are proposed for single family residential homes and 28 lots for townhouse units. The development will also include the construction of a roadway system, associated utilities and two stormwater management facilities. The roadway, water distribution system and sanitary sewer collection system will be dedicated to the Town of Geneva. The stormwater management facilities will be included in a drainage district to insure that adequate funding is availble for maintenance. The applicant proposes to develop this land under NYS Town Law 278 "Cluster Development" to preserve 19.64 acres of land for open space along the creek. The open space will be included in the drainage district which will permit the Town to procure adequate finances to maintain the area within the district. The project is located on the west side of NYS Route 14 and north of Turk Road in the Town of Geneva.

Contact: William McAdoo, Town of Geneva Planning Board, 3750 County Road 6, Geneva, NY 14456, phone: (315)- 789-3922.


Positive Declaration

Monroe County - The City of Rochester, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Riverpark Commons may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Scoping will be conducted on Janury 24, 2007, 3:30, in room 309A of City Hall. Attendance at this meeting is by invitation only. The action involves redevelopment of Riverpark Commons (225-405 Mt. Hope Avenue), including the relocation of 60 households, demolition of the four low-rise structures, subsurface remediation, construction of approximately 100 units of rental housing units including 20 units for low-income households, and related parking and site improvements. Proposal includes parkland alienation and dedication.

Contact: Dorraine C. Laudisi, City Hall, rm 122B, 30 Church Street, Rochester, NY 14614


Steuben County - The Town of Cohocton Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Dutch Hill Wind Project may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves Canandaigua Power Partners II, LLC proposing an approximately 40 MW wind-powered electric generating project in the Town of Cohocton, Steuben County, NY. The project will occur on approximately 1,890 acres of leased land, which is located off of Shultz Hill Road, Fleishman Road, Dutch Hill Road, Davis Hollow Road, Drum Road, Atlanta Back Road, Zeh Road, State Route 371, and Edmond Road. The land is primarily in agricultural use, but also includes forest land and small areas of successional old field, brush, hedgerows, and wetlands. Farms and rural residences occur along the public roads within the project area. The project will include approximately 16 wind turbines, each with an approximate generating capacity of 2.5 MW. Each wind turbine will include a 96-meter (315-foot) diameter, three-bladed rotor mounted on an 80-meter (262-foot) tall steel pole tower (total maximum height of 128 meters [420 feet]). One meteorological tower will also be installed. Other project components include approximately 5.0 acres of access road, 8.4 miles of buried gathering lines (electrical interconnect) between the wind turbines, and a 7.1-mile long overhead and/or underground transmission line that will connect a collection station, located off of Schultz Hill Road, to a substation, located off of Rynders and McClean Hollow Roads. The project will occur off of a number of local roads, including Shultz Hill Road, Fleishman Road, Dutch Hill Road, Davis Hollow Road, Atlanta Back Road, Zeh Road, State Route 371, and Edmond Road in the Town of Cohocton.

Contact: Sandra Riley, Town of Cohocton Planning Board, PO Box 327, Cohocton, NY 14826, (585) 384-5330 ext. 1, e-mail:cohoctonclerk@aol.com.