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ENB Region 8 Notices 4/21/2021

Negative Declaration

Chemung County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Edger Pall/Butch Pit Modification will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. Currently, the permitted life of mine (LOM) for the Edger Pall Butch Pit is 47.9 acres with a permit term area (PTA) of 28.3 acres. The applicant proposes to modify the existing permit by adding 4.3 acres to the current LOM. Also proposed, is the removal of 4.3 acres from the current PTA and the addition of another 4.3 acres to the PTA. The resulting LOM would be 52.2 acres with a PTA of 28.3 acres. As permitted in the current LOM, mining below the water table is proposed in the new 4.3 acre area. No other modifications are proposed at this time. The project is located at 320 Industrial Park Road in the Town of Horseheads, New York.

Contact: Kris Carlson, NYS DEC - Region 8 Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, Phone: (585) 226-5400, E-mail: dep.r8@dec.ny.gov


Genesee County - The Town of Elba Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law No. 1 of 2021 Amending Zoning Law to Add Regulations for Solar Energy Systems will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the annulment of the existing Town of Elba Solar Energy Systems Law and amendment of the Zoning law to add regulations for solar energy systems to establish provisions for the placement, design, construction, operation, monitoring, modification, and removal of such systems to uphold the public health, safety and welfare, conserve farmland, and to ensure that such systems will not have a significant adverse impact on adjacent properties and the aesthetic qualities and character of the Town. The project is located throughout the Town of Elba, New York.

Contact: Dwight Kanyuck, Knauf Shaw LLP, 1400 Crossroads Building, 2 State Street, Rochester, NY 14614, Phone: (585) 546-8430, E-mail: dkanyuck@nyenvlaw.com.


Livingston County - The Town of Lima, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law to Amend the Zoning Ordinance of the Town of Lima will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposed adoption of a Local Law intended to amend Chapter 250 Article Ill and Article IV of the Zoning Ordinance of the Town of Lima, Specifically to modify one or more definitions in Section 250-9 of such Chapter and to modify Section 250-11 R. to add new permitted uses and uses permitted with a Special Use Permit. The project is located throughout the Town of Lima, New York.

Contact: Michael J. Falk, Town of Lima, 7329 East Main Street, Lima, NY 14485, Phone: (585) 582-1130, E-mail: supervisor@townoflima.org.


Livingston County - The Village of Nunda Village Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed illage of Nunda Water Quality Improvement Project Land Aquisition will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Village of Nunda has received a Water Quality Improvement Grant from New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) to support the acquisition of lands for the purpose of protecting the Village of Nunda's public water supply source at the Nunda Reservoir (Newville Creek). The proposed project entails the purchase of 173.8 acres in the Village of Nunda comprised of three separate tax parcels. The acquisition site is primarily comprised of vacant / undeveloped and partially wooded lands, a portion of which was formerly utilized as a gravel pit. The only built structure currently on the site is a pole barn on the southern portion of the parcel. No development is proposed for these properties; the Village would maintain them as undeveloped open space for the purpose of source water protection. The project is located adjacent to NYS Route 70 and Gilbert Road in the Town of Nunda, New York.

Contact: LeRoy Woods, Village of Nunda, 4 Massachusetts Street, P.O. Box 537, Nunda, NY 14517, Phone: (585) 468-2215, E-mail: clerk@villageofnunda.org.


Monroe County - The City of Rochester Manager of Zoning, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Genesee Gateway Park Phase II will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the second phase of the Genesee Gateway Park rehabilitation, to restore parkland which has been disturbed by site remediation and adjacent construction, and evaluate deteriorated remnant park features from the its last significant redevelopment in the late 1970's. Enhancements will include: Walkways, walls, landform, plantings, furnishings, lighting, wayfinding signage, park identification signage, basketball court(s), playground and safety surfacing, recreational amenities, river wall modification and hand carried boat launch. Trail and river railing rehabilitation will be evaluated. The design goal is to enhance to provide sightlines and access to the waterfront and trail system, and expanded public recreational use of the parkland and river. The northern portion of the site has the majority of the improvements, and the southern portion of the site has minimal improvements which are limited to grading, tree removal, new plantings and sidewalk additions. The project is located at 71,173,175,177,191,425 and 435 Mt. Hope Avenue & 562 and 600 Ford Street in the City of Rochester, New York.

Contact: Tom Kicior, City of Rochester, City Hall, 30 Church Street, Room 125B, Rochester, NY 14614, Phone: (585) 428-7762, E-mail: thomas.kicior@cityofrochester.gov.


Seneca County - The Village of Waterloo Village Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water Main and Storm Sewer Improvement Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the water main replacement on West Elizabeth and West Elisha Streets between Virginia Street and Stark Street. The existing pipe is deteriorated and causing property damages due to several leaks over the last number of years. The new 8 inch main will PVC SDR 18 pipe and the crossing of the rock storm sewer will be accomplished by directional drill using HDPE pipe. The water main will be constructed adjacent to the existing main on the north side of both streets. The estimated total length of the replacement is 3,700 foot. Storm sewer work is also proposed on West Elisha from Virginia Street to Stark Street. The new storm sewer will be constructed to mitigate drainage concerns and connect to the existing storm sewer in the area. The other area of storm improvements includes new storm sewer on Center Street extending from Nancy Drive to Wright Avenue. The new storm sewer is proposed to eliminate the cross connection to the sanitary sewer reducing Inflow concerns. This connection will be to the existing storm sewer on Wright Avenue. The total length of 8 inch Strom sewer is approximately 3,500 foot. All lawn, road and driveway restoration are included in the project scope. The project is located in the Village of Waterloo, New York.

Contact: John O'Connor, Village of Waterloo, 41 West Main Street, Waterloo, NY 13165, Phone: (315) 539-9131, E-mail: Villageoffice@waterloony.com.


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