Important Information

 

Upcoming or Important Town Meetings

The recording of the public hearing concerning 850 Route 28 proposed project for a precast concrete and steel facility is now available at: http://www.townkingstonny.us/

 

Friends of the Onteora Lake and Bluestone Wild Forest

Want to get more involved? You can join the Bluestone Wild Forest citizens group’s twice-monthly meetings, on the 1st and 4th Monday of the month at 5:30pm, which also include both Catskill Mountainkeeper and Woodstock Land Conservancy staff.

For further information, email: bluestonewildforest@gmail.com .

Latest Documents and Links

NEW – Update – November 15, 2021

 Site clearing activity should have ceased! 

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Region 3 staff visited the 850 route 28 site on October 29, 2021 and determined thatthere appear to be violations related to the lack of a SPDES (State Pollution Discharge Elimination System) permit indicating a lack of Stormwater Controls, as well as an encroachment on the State Wetlands with deposition of fill material. This present site clearing work has been allowed by the Town related to a “contractor’s yard” permit issued some years ago to a prior owner. The Town views this as separate from the site plan and special permit application before the Town’s Planning Board for approval of this concrete/steel manufacturing plant (which would have also included and required site clearing). In that process, in July 2021, the project received a Positive Declaration designation in the State Environmental Quality Review Act process recognizing that there was a significant risk of adverse environmental impacts that need to be further investigated in a full Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

 

ADDED MAY 28, 2021

Potential Impacts on Wildlife of Noise from the Proposed Factory at 850 Route 28, Town of Kingston, Ulster County, New York  Download here

Noise Study Review and Comment – The 850 Project, Town of Kingston, NY.  Download here

ADDED MARCH 30, 2021

Report from Barton & Loguidice regarding the proposed manufacturing process at the site.

Download here

ADDED MARCH 17, 2021

The following documents were submitted by the applicant to the Town of Kingston Planning Board on March 16, 2021.  Some of these are in response to reviews by consulting engineers, and other consultants who had questions about the previously proposed plans.

Revised Site Plan

Noise Evaluation

Letter to Crawford and Associates

Letter to McColgan

Responses to Maser

Second letter to Crawford and Associates

Consultant’s reports and letters submitted by the lawyer for Catskill Mountainkeeper and Woodstock Land Conservancy.

Other Notable Reports

New Articles from the Daily Freemen and HV1

(See links to most recent articles HERE)