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ENB - Region 6 Notices 6/12/2019

Negative Declaration

Oneida County - The Village of Boonville, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and Interceptor Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Village of Boonville owns and operates a sanitary collection system and a WWTP. The WWTP, constructed in 1934 provided primary treatment only with an outfall to Mill Creek. Major components of the secondary treatment system have been in continuous operation for nearly 50 years since installation in 1970 and are now operating at and/or past their useful lives. The Mill Creek Interceptor was constructed in 1934 and has been in continuous service for 84 years. A portion of the interceptor was constructed in a deep ravine from Post Street to Mill Street and is not accessible. The bank of Mill Creek has eroded, exposing the deteriorated pipe and manholes. The recommended improvements project will focus on updating the 1970s WWTP equipment to improve operational efficiencies and reduce operation and maintenance costs; replace 1,300 feet of the Mill Creek Interceptor, relocating the pipe to the opposite bank with accessible right-of-way and replace/rehabilitate buried sewer assets throughout the Village to maximize the capacity of the existing sewer infrastructure to accommodate growth, and reduce and/or eliminate sanitary sewer overflows at the WWTP site that result in the direct discharge of sanitary sewage to Mill Creek. The project is located in the Village of Boonville, New York.

Contact: Eric McInyre, Village of Boonville, 13149 State Route 12, Boonville, NY 13309, Phone: (315) 943-2052, E-mail:

St. Lawrence County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Lawrence Mining Application will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the Town of Lawrence to open and operate a new sand mine. The proposed Life of Mine area involves 15.0 acres of land on a 16.5 acre parcel owned by the Town of Lawrence. No onsite mineral processing is proposed. The project site is the applicant's property and is located on the east side of Priest Road Extension that ends at the town line between the Town of Stockholm and the northerly portion of the Town of Hopkinton. The site is located within the Town of Stockholm, St. Lawrence County. The mine will operate using conventional sand mining practices, removing material with a loader and removing it from the site with dump trucks. The project is located east side of Priest Road Extension in the Town of Stockholm, New York.

Contact: Molly Farrell, NYS DEC - Region 6 Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 317 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601, Phone Number: (315) 785-2247, E-mail:

St. Lawrence County - The New York Power Authority (NYPA), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP) Nature Center Administration Building will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of two new buildings and expansion of existing infrastructure and site alterations, adjacent to the Nicandri Nature Center at the Robert Moses State Park. These new facilities will replace the temporary trailer and maintenance garage that NYS OPRHP has used since its previous space was destroyed by fire in 2010. The proposed project will affect approximately 5.6 acres, physically disturbing approximately 3.76 acres. Based on its assessment of potential adverse environmental effects, NYPA determined that they are of only a no to small impact of a local, short-term duration. The project is located at 19 Robinson Bay Road in the Town of Massena, New York.

Contact: Erika Cozza, NYPA, 123 main Street, White Plains, NY 10601, Phone: (914) 287-3654, E-mail:

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