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ENB Region 6 Notices 3/15/2023

Negative Declaration

Herkimer County - The Town of Frankfort Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed EDF Renewables - Warrior Solar Partners LLC will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by EDF Renewables Distributed Solutions to install one 5MW AC solar array on a portion of a closed landfill, located on two parcels, 104.4-1-21.1 and 112.1-1-1.1 owned by SC Holdings, Inc. Activities include the installation of ground-mounted solar energy systems consisting of solar modules/panels, new electrical equipment, and accessories including electrical line, access roads, and concrete pads containing transformers. On the western capped area, the solar panels will be installed as a ballasted system to minimize ground disturbance and impacts to the landfill cover system. The solar panels will be pile driven on the eastern borrow pit area. As currently proposed, the project will encompass approximately 27.2 acres, including all on-site alterations both within and outside of the existing fenced area. The project is located at 3020 Southside Road in the Town of Frankfort, New York.

Contact: Mishele Spaman, Town of Frankfort, 201 Third Avenue, Frankfort, NY 13340, Phone: (315) 894-0922, E-mail:

Jefferson County - The Village of West Carthage, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Carthage and West Carthage Water System Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Village of Carthage's two water storage tanks are both roughly 100 years old. Cracks in the foundation do not pose a structure risk, however, if not sealed properly, water could infiltrate and cause more damage. There is evident pitting, cracking, corrosion, etc. of the tanks' metal walls and roofs. It is proposed to replace the two standpipes with one elevated storage tank in the same location. The Village of West Carthage's water storage tank has severe damage to the foundation because of deterioration. Blistering, cracking, corrosion, etc. of the tank's metal walls and roof was evident and is leading to metal loss. It is proposed to construct a new elevated storage tank on the West Carthage Village property at Limburg Forks/VanBrocklin Road intersection. The water supply transmission was last cleaned over 20 years ago. Based on modeling, there is approximately a 540,000 gallons per day of diminished flow capacity in this line. This indicates that the existing transmission main is not operating at intended performance levels. It is proposed to replace a portion of the transmission line as well as clean the entire line. There are also issues with the Villages' aged and undersized water mains. It is proposed to replace the undersized water mains as well as fix problem areas throughout the distribution system. A new settling tank is proposed to augment the water quality of the raw water. The project is located in the Village of Carthage and West Carthage, New York.

Contact: Scott Burto, Village of West Carthage, 61 High Street, Carthage, NY 13619, Phone: (315) 493-2552, E-mail:

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