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ENB - Region 4 Notices 6/12/2019

Negative Declaration

Albany County - The Town of New Scotland Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law Amending Chapter 190 of the Town Code will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the intended adoption of a local law for provisions recommended by New York State Energy Research and Development Agency (NYSERDA) and to streamline the approval process for solar collector systems and solar storage battery facilities sited on closed municipal landfill sites. It is the intent of the Town to encourage development of solar collector systems on municipal properties, maximize potential for solar energy development on closed landfills, and maximize the resources of the Town in relation to underutilized landfills. The project is located throughout the Town of New Scotland, New York.

Contact: Douglas LaGrange, Town of New Scotland, 2029 New Scotland Road, Slingerlands, NY 12159, Phone: (518) 439-4889, E-mail: dlagrange@townofnewscotland.com.


Albany County - The Town of New Scotland Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Local Law B of 2019 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a local law to allow small cell wireless facilities in all zoning districts with site plan approval and sets forth asethetic guidelines relative to same. The project is located throughout the Town of New Scotland, New York.

Contact: Douglas LaGrange, Town of New Scotland, 2029 New Scotland Road, Slingerlands, NY 12159, Phone: (518) 439-4889, E-mail: dlagrange@townofnewscotland.com.


Albany County - The Village of Voorheesville, Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of 2019 Zoning Code will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a new Zoning Code for the Village of Voorheesville, in accordance with a recently adopted Comprehensive Plan. The project is located throughout the Village of Voorheesville, New York.

Contact: Robert Conway, Village of Voorheesville, 29 Voorheesville Avenue, Voorheesville, NY 12186, Phone: (518) 765-2692.


Delaware County - The Village of Hancock Village Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water System Improvement Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Village of Hancock is served by a 100+ year old public water system. The is proposing a project to rehabilitate the existing aged water system infrastructure. Funding for this project will be provided by through the New York State Environmental Facilities Corp. (NYS EFC) Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) program. The project includes the rehabilitation of existing wells and treatment facilities, replacement of 9,300 feet of water distribution mains, meter replacement, and rehabilitation of the 50 year old, 1 MG welded steel storage tank. The primary goal of the improvements is to decrease the volume of water lost which will help to preserve and protect the source water, and to more accurately account for actual water usage. It is anticipated that total ground disturbance will be less the 1 acre, and will only occur in areas that have been previously disturbed. The project is located at 85 East Front Street in the Village of Hancock, New York.

Contact: William Brown, Delaware Engineering, 55 South Main Street, Oneonta, NY 13820, Phone: (607) 432-8073, E-mail: wbrown@delawareengineering.com.


Delaware County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Schaefer Enterprises Route 8 Quarry will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the applicant to add 30.9 acres to an existing 5 acre life-of-mine bluestone mine. Blasting, mechanical saws, and a portable crusher/screener are authorized for use at the mine. No washings operations are proposed. The site is located off State Route 8, 0.1 miles from the intersection of Nettie Axtell Road along a multi-use multi property private road in the Town of Deposit, New York.

Contact: Martha Bellinger, NYS DEC - Region 4 Stamford Sub Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 65561 State Highway 10, Stamford, NY 12167, Phone: (607) 652-7741, E-mail: R4DEP@dec.ny.gov.


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