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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 01/23/2008

Erie County


Gregg A Brown


Akron Ag Products
13550 Bloomingdale Rd
Akron, NY 14001

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air State Facility
Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management

Project is Located:

Newstead, Erie County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to use short wet paper fiber material, a waste by-product of the paper making process, to produce animal bedding at the Bloomingdale Road facility. The bedding would be made from the wet fiber material which is currently landfilled. This solid waste would be trucked to the facility, dried in a biomass thermal combustion furnace using wood chips for fuel and sold to agricultural customers.

Availability of Application Documents:

Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection during normal business hours at the address of the contact person. To ensure timely service at the time of inspection, it is recommended that an appointment be made with 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 performed.

SEQR Lead Agency: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

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 Feb 07, 2008.


Douglas E Borschel
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203

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