ENB - REGION 7 NOTICES

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County: Tioga

Lead Agency: NYSDEC

Project Title: Adoption of the Tioga State Forest Unit Management Plan

Contact Person: John M. Clancy
NYSDEC
1285 Fisher Avenue
Cortland, NY 13045-1090
Phone Number: (607) 753-3095 ext. 258

Project Location: Towns of Candor, Newark Valley, Owego, Berkshire

Project Description: The Tioga Unit Management Plan sets forth the proposed goals, objectives, management actions, environmental benefits/impacts and economic costs associated with 3,692 acres of State land in the Tioga County Towns of Berkshire, Candor, Newark Valley, and Owego. The plan details all proposed management activities for a 10-year period, and outlines potential projects for the next 20 years. It schedules and estimates the costs of capital improvement, routine maintenance, and land acquisition projects. Additionally, the plan lists forest management, fisheries, and wildlife habitat actions by location, year, silvicultural management strategy, and forest treatment type. Regular management activities planned for the Unit include maintenance of recreational trails, State Forest roads, boundary lines, signs, witness posts, pond impoundment(s), and regularly scheduled trash clean-up. The Tioga State Forest Unit Management Plan was approved and signed by the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation on December 22, 2006.


Madison County - The Town of Cazenovia Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Enactment of Town Law regarding commercial towers, television and radio towers, commercial mobile services and satellite dish antennae in the town of Cazenovia will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the Town of Cazenovia proposing to enact a Town Law relating to the regulation of commercial towers, television and radio towers, commercial mobile services and satellite dish antennae in the Town of Cazenovia.

Contact: Elizabeth Moran, Town of Cazenovia Town Board, 7 Albany Street, Cazenovia, NY 13035, phone: (315) 655-9213, fax: (315) 655-2556, e-mail:lmoran@ecologicllc.com.


Oswego County - The Village of Cleveland, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of a comprehensive plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a blueprint for the physical development of the Village for the future and to attract quality development. The plan will provide a framework for the existing land development and land subdivision controls. It will also help assure that the growth of the area will be in accord with future plans for water, sewer and road development, and will protect natural resources. Finally, it is hoped that other governments (state, county, and neighboring local governments) will find the plan useful in shaping their future development activities. It is the purpose of this plan to help others to plan and develop in accord with the desires of the citizens of Cleveland and adjacent communities.

Contact: Mal Davis, Village of Cleveland, PO Box 501, Cleveland, NY 13042, phone: (315) 635-8611.


Tompkins County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed review of a natural gas well permit application submitted by Ansbro Petroleum Co will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the applicant proposing to drill a natural gas well in the Town of Lansing, Tompkins County. The well will be drilled to test the Black River formation at an approximate depth of 9453 ft. 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 133,000 square feet or approximately 3.05 acres. The well location is within Tompkins County Agricultural District #01. 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 40,500 square feet or approximately 0.93 acres and the remaining disturbed areas reclaimed. If the well is plugged and abandoned, the site will be reclaimed.

Location: Willet Dairy property approximately 2400 feet south of Locke Road and 450 feet east of State Route 34. The project is located in the Town of Lansing, Tompkins 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.