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ENB Region 7 Completed Applications 11/14/2007

Cayuga County

Applicant:

Village of Weedsport
8892 South St
Weedsport, NY 13166 -9794

Facility:

Weedsport (V) WWTP
2601 Earl St
Weedsport, NY 13166

Application ID:

7-0522-00008/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Brutus, Cayuga County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes to modify their current SPDES permit by increasing the discharge from 0.3 to 0.55 million gallons per day (MGD) of treated sanitary wastewater to Cold Spring Brook (North Brook), a Class C waterbody, from their existing permitted secondary treatment plant, located at 2601 Earl Street, Weedsport, NY. The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a modified permit for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law. This tentative determination indicates that the discharge regulated under this statute is considered to satisfy regulatory standards for permit issuance, based on information available to the Department at this time. As a tentative determination, the Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance. As such, this tentative determination does not signify department approval for or endorsement of the activity for which a permit modification is sought or for the overall proposed project. A draft SPDES permit is available for review, along with the application and other associated materials, at the Departments Region 7 Syracuse Office. Refer to this application by DEC number listed above and SPDES number: NY 002 0559.

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 a Type I action and will not have a significant effect on the environment. A coordinated review with other agencies was performed and a Negative Declaration is on file.

SEQR Lead Agency: Weedsport Village Board

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

Cultural resource lists and map have been checked. No registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at the project location. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.

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 Dec 14, 2007.

Contact:

Joanne L March
NYSDEC Region 7 Headquarters
615 Erie Boulevard West
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315)426-7438
r7dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


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