York State Urban Development Corporation (ESDC), as Lead Agency on behalf of
its subsidiary corporation, the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation
(ECHDC), will be preparing a generic environmental impact statement (GEIS) to
assess the economic, social and environmental effects of undertaking the Canal
Side project, a mixed-use waterfront development within the City of Buffalo’s
historic Erie Canal Harbor district. Your input is needed to help identify and
define the scope of issues that will be examined in the draft GEIS.
notice is issued in accordance with Part 617 of the implementing regulations
pertaining to Article 8 (State Environmental Quality Review Act) of the New
York State Environmental Conservation Law.
February 25, 7:00PM
comments will also be accepted until 5:00 P.M. on March 13, 2009. Comments may
be submitted to: Paul Tronolone, Empire State Development Corporation 95 Perry
Street, Buffalo, NY 14203.
scoping report for the project can be viewed at:
offices – 95 Perry Street, Suite 500, Buffalo, NY 14203-3030
and Erie County Historical Society
and Erie County Library – Downtown Branch