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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 05/02/2007

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 05/02/2007

Columbia County


Kinderhook Farm LLC
1958 Co Rte 21
Valatie, NY 12184


Kinderhook Farm
Co Rte 21 - Kline KILL|NEAR Shufelt Rd
Ghent, NY

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance

Project is Located:

Ghent, Columbia County

Project Description:

The applicant is proposing to relocate and stabilize a section of the Kline Kill to mitigate excessive stream channel erosion and migration into adjacent agricultural fields. The stream has a class and standard of C(TS) and flows within NYS Freshwater Wetland ST-8. The project will include relocating portions of the stream channel to previously occupied area, installation of several rock vane structures and vegetative plantings to enhance channel stability. The abandoned channel will be filled to flood plain elevation, planted and reserved as a flood plain buffer area. Approximately 10,000 cubic yards of fill will be used to regrade the area and approximately 1,200 cubic yards of rock will be used in the construction of the rock vanes. The project is located on the east side of Columbia County Route 21, in the Town of Ghent, Columbia County.

Availability of Application Documents:

Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:

Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was not performed.

SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.

Coastal Management:

This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than May 18, 2007.


Michael T Higgins
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306

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