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ENB - Region 4 Notices 5/22/2019

Negative Declaration

Delaware County - The Town of Middletown, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed New Kingston Community Wastewater Management Program will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the development of a small diameter gravity sewer (SDGS) collection system that will convey septic tank effluent to a community septic system. The SDGS collection system will consist of approximately 2,400 linear foot of SDGS main, 3,200 linear foot of force main, 560 linear foot of lateral stubs, and one (1) main effluent pump station. The system will also include approximately twenty-eight (28) lateral connections with septic tanks. Five (5) of the twenty-eight (28) lateral connections will have septic tank effluent pumps to convey their flows. The wastewater treatment system will consist of subsurface absorption beds. This site will also have an 800 square foot control building, metering manhole, an absorption bed dosing pump station, valve vaults, odor control station, and an emergency generator. The project design average wastewater flow is 9,000 gallons per day (gpd) which includes a 10% allowance for future growth of the Hamlet of New Kingston. The project will serve thirty-one (31) properties which includes twenty-six (26) single family homes, three (3) vacant lots, and two (2) commercial/institutional or mixed use facilities. The project is located in the Hamlet of New Kingston, Town of Middletown, New York.

Contact: Patrick Davis, Town of Middletown, 42339 State Highway 28, Margaretville, NY 12455, Phone: (845) 586- 2462, E-mail:

Greene County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Glen Brook Farm Aquatic Pesticide Application will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the application of the herbicide Avast (Fluridone) and Cutrine Ultra for the control of Eurasian Watermilfoil and seasonal algae blooms over the entire 14.18 acres of Glen Brook Pond which falls within the wetland proper of New York State Regulated Freshwater Wetland F-10; a Class 3 wetland. Herbicide treatments will take place on approximately 7.09 acres of Glen Brook Pond at a time, will include up to four treatments total (two for each 7.09 acres) not exceed a dosage rate of .2 ppm, and will take place between May 31 - September 2. The project is located at 617 South Road in the Town of Cairo, New York.

Contact: Patrick Connally, NYS DEC - Region 4 Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 1130 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306, Phone: (518357-2455, E-mail:

Otsego County - The Town of Hartwick Town Board , as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water System Improvement Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a district wide upgrade to the Hartwick public water system. The upgrade plan includes the testing and installation of a new water well; construction of new 400 square foot chemical treatment building; installation of a new backup power generator; and the installation of approximately 1,200 linear feet of new transmission main. The project will also require land acquisition. Additional work includes the construction of a new well house for the primary well, and may include the replacement of up to 7,500 linear feet of aged distribution main valves, hydrant assemblies and water service connections. As part of the project, the existing well house for the primary well will be demolished. The project is located throughout the Hamlet of Hartwick in the Town of Hartwick, New York.

Contact: Derrick Wilcox, 55 South Main Street, Oneonta, NY 13820, Phone: (607) 432-8073, E-mail:

Conditioned Negative Declaration

Albany County - The Town of Westerlo Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Costanza Solar project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30 day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice.

The action involves the amendment of a previously approved Site Plan. In this new site plan the footprint at the northern most portion of the project, has been reduced due to the selection of more efficient panels. The facility will still produce the 2Mw as previously stated in the original application. The project is located at 198 County Route 405 in the Town of Westerlo, New York.

The conditions are:

  • An update of the narrative of Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP):
  • Recommend doubling the quantity of evergreen plantings in c-100 area. The location and arrangement of the evergreen screening shall be determined in the field.

Contact: Dotty Verch, Town of Westerlo, 933 County Route 401, P.O. Box 148, Westerlo, NY 12193, Phone: (518) 797-3111, E-mail:

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