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ENB - Region 8 Notices 1/9/2019

Negative Declaration

Livingston County - The Town of Caledonia Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Livingston 4 Solar, LLC will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction, operation and maintenance of an approximately 2MW ± solar energy facility to be constructed at 4572 Caledonia Avon Road in the Town of Caledonia, New York along with associated drainage, grading, access road, electrical collection system and interconnection to the electrical grid.

Contact: Peter Skivington, 31 Main Street, Geneseo, NY 14454, Phone: (585) 243-0313, E-mail: peter@jsklaw.com.


Negative Declaration - Correction

Seneca County - The Town of Varick Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Amendments to the Town of Varick Zoning Law, will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves changes to the Town of Varick Zoning Law, including but not limited to, amending definitions, amending permitted uses in specific districts,
minor grammatical and formatting changes, small-scale manufacturing, handling of materials for reuse, redemption and recycling, and special use applications. The project is located throughout the Town of Varick, New York.

Contact: Donna Karlson, Town of Varick, 4782 Route 96, Romulus, NY 14541, Phone: (315) 585-6168, E-mail: varclerk@rochester.rr.com.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Livingston County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Underground Expansion of the American Rock Salt Hampton Corners Mine. The Final EIS is available from the NYS DEC Region 8 Office, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, New York, 14414; the Wadsworth Library, 24 Center Street, Geneseo, NY 14454 and on line at: https://www.americanrocksalt.com/

The currently-permitted mine is comprised of approximately 9,000 acres of underground reserves, located in the Towns of Groveland and Geneseo at 5520 NYS Route 63 in Mount Morris, New York. As proposed, the westward expansion would include approximately 1,700 + additional acres of underground reserves located west of the existing mine in the Towns of Mount Morris and Leicester. In addition, an alternate/additional room and pillar mine design is proposed to improve the operational performance within the mine workings, while maintaining the currently permitted room and pillar mine design and 60% or less salt extraction ratio. No modifications to the surface components or operations of the mine are proposed, nor are any necessary for the proposed underground expansion.

Contact: Scott Sheeley, NYS DEC - Region 8 Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, NY 14414, Phone: (585) 226-5400, E-mail: DEP.R8@dec.ny.gov .


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