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ENB Region 8 Notices 3/3/2021

Public Notice

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has determined that site ID # 851019, known as the Steuben - Allegany BOCES site, may be deleted from the New York State Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites. This site is located in the Town of Bath within the County of Steuben, and is located at 6666 Babcock Hollow Road. Comments regarding this action must be submitted no later than April 2, 2021. Information regarding the site, the proposed delisting, and how to submit comments electronically can be found at: or send comments to: Jenelle Gaylord, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7017, Phone: (518) 402-9791, E-mail:

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Negative Declaration

Genesee and Orleans Counties - The Genesee County Industrial Development Agency , as lead agency, has determined that the proposed STAMP Project Gateway will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Genesee County Industrial Development Agency d/b/a the Genesee County Economic Development Center, in conjunction with the Genesee Gateway Local Development Corporation, has undertaken the review of the addition of a tenant for the Western New York Science & Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park (STAMP).

The tenant proposed to utilize a certain portion of the STAMP site for a hydro-powered electrolysis hydrogen production facility.

The project is located in the Town of Alabama, Genesee County, New York and the Town of Shelby, Orleans County, New York.

Contact: Mark A. Masse, Genesee County Economic Development Center, 99 med Tech Drive, Batavia, NY 14020, Phone: (585) 343-4866, E-mail:

Monroe County - The Penfield Central School District Board of Education, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 2021 Capital Improvement Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the Penfield Central School District (District) review of the Transportation/Operations Center Project, previously referred to as the 2021 Capital Improvement Project, involving building and site improvements at seven sites for eight locations, including construction of a proposed Buildings and Grounds/Transportation building at a site to be acquired on the corner of Jackson Road and Plank Road: and upgrades, replacements, rehabilitation and/or reconstruction of various District Facilities including additions and site improvements at the District Office, Penfield High School, Bay Trail Middle School, Cobbles Elementary School, Scribner Elementary School, and Indian Landing Elementary School. The project is located in the Penfield Central School District Facilities in the Towns of Penfield and Brighton, New York.

Contact: Daniel Driffill, Penfield Central School District, 2590 Atlantic Avenue, Penfield, NY 14526, Phone: (585) 249-5723, E-mail:

Wayne County - The Town of Wolcott Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Blind Sodus Bay Water District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Town of Wolcott Blind Sodus Bay Water District will provide access to public water for approximately 97 homes, 1 apartment, 3 campgrounds, and 1 nursery along portions of Blind Sodus Bay Road, Wright Road, Metzger Road, West Bay Road, King Road, NYS Rte.104A, and Smith Road, in the northeast portion of the Town of Wolcott, New York. These residences currently experience water quality and quantity limitations with their individual well supplies. Capital improvements include water supply connections to the existing Village of Fair Haven water system at five locations to provide water to the proposed project. Capital improvements will include the installation of approximately 33,000 linear foot of 8 inch water main, valves, hydrants, and related appurtenances.

Contact: Lynn Chatfield, Town of Wolcott, 6070 Lake Avenue, Wolcott, NY 14590, Phone: (315) 594-6012, E-mail:

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Seneca County - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP), as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Adoption and Implementation of a Master Plan for Sampson State Park. The Final EIS is available from the contact listed below, the Sampson State Park Office and on line at:

The action involves the adoption and implementation of a Final Master Plan for Sampson State Park. The Final Plan provides direction for resource protection and for recreational use including continued rehabilitation and maintenance of the park's existing facilities as well as construction of some new park facilities. Rehabilitation or improvements are proposed for the existing campground, fishing pier, park office/recreation building, court games, comfort stations, circulation and entry for the museum and adjacent grounds, and replacement of the park water system. New infrastructure will include additional campsites and cabins with associated amenities, pavilion, four-bay dump station, solar panel array, internet connectivity, and improved access to park amenities and recreational programs for people of all abilities. A Stewardship Plan and Invasive Species Management Plan will be developed to help protect park resources. Future assessment and planning will guide development of a Vehicular/Pedestrian/ Trails Plan. The Final Plan/Final EIS describes potential environmental impacts and mitigation of those that may be adverse.

The Final EIS includes a chapter summarizing public comments on the Revised Draft Plan/DEIS and NYS OPRHP's responses to comments.

Agencies and the public are afforded the opportunity to consider the Final EIS; this consideration period ends on March 14, 2021.

The project is located at 6096 Route 96A in the Town of Romulus, New York.

Contact: Tana Bigelow, NYS OPRHP, 625 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Albany, NY 12238, Phone: (518) 473-2884, E-mail:

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