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ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 03/26/2008

Herkimer County

Applicant:

Herkimer County
109 Mary St
Herkimer, NY 13350

Facility:

Herkimer Co SD WWTF
106 West Main St
Mohawk, NY 13407

Application ID:

6-2128-00009/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Herkimer County


Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) is pursuing a Department Initiated Modification (DIM) and renewal to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit (NY 003 6528, DEC Identification #: 6-2128-00009/00001), the Herkimer County Sewer District Wastewater Treatment Facility pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 750-1.18, New York State's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS).

The changes to the permit are as follows:

The Mercury, Total action level replaced by a permit limit of 50 ng/l and a Mercury Minimization Program has been added. Monitoring for Chromium, Total ; Nickel, Total; and Methylene Chloride has been eliminated. For Cyanide, Available , use EPA Method OIA-1677 and for Mercury, Total , use EPA Method 1631.

The modification also includes several other minor reporting modifications.

The Herkimer County Sewer District Wastewater Treatment Facility has surface discharge into the Mohawk River, a class B water.

Additional information including the current permit, renewal applications, and supporting documentation may be obtained from or inspected at the DEC central office in Albany. Substantive comments on the permit or requests for hearing or both must be submitted in writing to the contact person. DEC seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.

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 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 Apr 25, 2008.

Contact:

Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
deppermitting@dec.ny.gov


Jefferson County

Applicant:

Windchime Holdings LLC
Robert C Smith
PO Box 118
Chaumont, NY 13622

Facility:

Bay Breeze Golf Links
11512 Cheever Road
Chaumont, NY 13622

Application ID:

6-2244-00506/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 P/C/I SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Jefferson County


Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for the modification of an existing permit for the discharge of up to an additional 900 GPD of treated sanitary wastewater (making a total of 1800 GPD) from a proposed expanded treatment system, to a man-made pond on tributary Ont 7a-3 (Class 3) of Chaumont Bay-Lake Ontario. The additional wastewater will be produced from a restaurant the applicant proposes to open at the existing golf course.

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 not performed.

SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated

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 Apr 25, 2008.

Contact:

Lawrence R Ambeau
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building - 317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
dep.r6@dec.ny.gov


Oneida County

Applicant:

William W Dubiel

Facility:

Dubiel Property at W Canada & Cincinnati Crks
8178 St Rte 28
Barneveld, NY 13304

Application ID:

6-3058-00099/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance

Project is Located:

Oneida County


Project Description:

Natural cobble stone will be placed along 120 linear feet of the bank of the West Canada Creek and 180 linear feet of the Cincinnati Creek for shoreline stabilization. The stone will be keyed (5-6 feet) into banks. The stone will have a slope of 1 foot vertical : 2 feet horizontal or flatter.

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:

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 Apr 11, 2008.

Contact:

Terry R Tyoe
NYSDEC Region 6 Utica SUB-OFFICE
State Office Bldg - 207 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
(315)793-2555
dep.r6@dec.ny.gov


St Lawrence County

Applicant:

St Lawrence Zinc Company LLC
PO Box 226
Hailesboro, NY 13645 -0266

Facility:

St Lawrence Zinc Company LLC
408 Sylvia Lake Rd
Gouverneur, NY 13642

Application ID:

6-4038-00024/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

St Lawrence County


Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) is pursuing a Department Initiated Modification (DIM) to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit (NY 000 1791, DEC Identification #: 6-4038-00024/00001-0), the St Lawrence Zinc Company LLC, Balmat Mines and Mill Facility pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 750-1.18, New York State's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS).

The changes to the permit are as follows:

Solids, Total Suspended
- Sampling frequency is changed from monthly to two times per month based on TOGS 1.2.1 Table 5. Solids, Total Dissolved - Monthly average and daily maximum monitoring is added. Solids, Settleable - Monthly average monitoring and daily maximum limit is added. Oil and Grease - Monthly average monitoring and daily maximum limit is added. Cadmium, Total - Monthly average monitoring and daily maximum limit is added. Aluminum, Total - Sampling frequency is changed from annually to quarterly based on TOGS 1.2.1 Table 5. Antimony, Total - Sampling frequency is changed from annually to quarterly based on TOGS 1.2.1 Table 5. Cyanide, Available - Sampling frequency is changed from annually to quarterly based on TOGS 1.2.1 Table 5. Cyanide, Total - Monthly limit and daily maximum monitoring is added. Lead, Total - Sampling frequency is changed from monthly to two times per month based on TOGS 1.2.1 Table 5. Manganese, Total - Sampling frequency is changed from annually to quarterly based on TOGS 1.2.1 Table 5. Zinc, Total - Monthly average limit is added and sampling frequency is changed from monthly to two times per month based on TOGS 1.2.1 Table 5. Mercury, Total - Monthly average monitoring and daily maximum limit are added. Sulfate - Monthly average monitoring is added and sampling frequency is changed from annually to quarterly based on TOGS 1.2.1 Table 5. Special Conditions - Special Conditions of pages 4-5 of old permit are modified and updated to address the current status and operational conditions of the facility. WET Testing - Quarterly WET Testing is added to the permit due to known aquatic toxicity of Zinc, various non-compliance issues, and DMR excursion. Internal Outfall 01A - This outfall is added due to the facility has PBS Secondary Containment runoff and floor drain discharge.

The modification also includes several other minor reporting modifications.

The St Lawrence Zinc Company LLC, Balmat Mines and Mill Facility has surface discharge into a sub-tributary to the Oswagetchie River, a class D water.

Additional information including the current permit, renewal applications, and supporting documentation may be obtained from or inspected at the DEC central office in Albany. Substantive comments on the permit or requests for hearing or both must be submitted in writing to the contact person. DEC seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.

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 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 Apr 25, 2008.

Contact:

Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
deppermitting@dec.ny.gov


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