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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 08/06/2008

Albany County

Applicant:

Norton Home Builders Inc
525 Albany Shaker Rd
Albany, NY 12211

Facility:

Londonderry Ridge Subdivision
260 Vly Rd
Colonie, NY

Application ID:

4-0126-00661/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Colonie, Albany County


Project Description:

Development of a 68-lot single-family residential subdivision, known as the ?Londonderry Ridge Subdivision" located on an approximately 53 acre property at 260 Vly Road in the Town of Colonie, Albany County. The proposed project is designed as a cluster subdivision which will focus the development into one area of the property, allowing nearly half of the property to remain as open space.
The project will result in impacts to 0.36 acre of federally regulated wetlands and 115 linear feet of stream channel associated with the construction of roads, infrastructure, stormwater management areas and lot development. The project will be served by municipal water and sewer.
Impacts to wetlands will be mitigated through the creation of 0.2 acre of new wetlands and the preservation and deed restriction of approximately 24 acres of open space, including approximately 8 acres of wetlands.

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:

A cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. 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 Aug 21, 2008.

Contact:

Karen M Gaidasz
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Greene County

Applicant:

St Lawrence Cement Co LLC
1945 Graham Blvd
MONT-ROYAL, PQ H3R -1H1

Facility:

St Lawrence Cement CORP-CATSKILL Quarry
6446 US Rte 9W
Alsen, NY 12414

Application ID:

4-1926-00021/00052

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air State Facility

Project is Located:

Catskill, Greene County


Project Description:

The Department has completed its review for a proposed Air State Facility Permit application to construct a covered storage building with three enclosed sides, a covered hopper, and a dual conveyor system (fed by the hopper), which transports synthetic gypsum to two finish mills.

Persons wishing to inspect the subject Air State Facility files, including the application with all relevant supporting materials, the draft permit, and all other materials available to the DEC (the "permitting authority") that are relevant to this permitting decision should contact the DEC representative below. It is recommended that an appointment be made to confirm the availability of the subject files. The DEC will endeavor to make the files available within two business days of contact, during normal business hours (8:30 AM through 4:45 PM), unless the requestor wishes to inspect the files at a later date.

DEC will evaluate the application and the comments received on it to determine whether to hold a public hearing. A public hearing may be legislative or adjudicatory. A legislative public hearing is a proceeding which provides an additional opportunity for public comment. DEC's determination to hold a legislative public hearing will be based on whether a significant degree of public interest exists. If a legislative public hearing is to be held, a Notice of Hearing will be published which will include the time and place of the hearing and submitting comments. The applicant and all persons who have filed comments on the permit will be notified by mail of the public hearing.

Comments and requests for a legislative hearing should be in writing and addressed to the Department representative listed below.

An adjudicatory public hearing is a trial type proceeding which provides the opportunity for adjudication on the basis of evidence, including direct testimony and cross examination. An adjudicatory hearing is held only if substantive and significant issues relating to any findings or determinations the Department is required to make pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law exists. A copy of the Department's permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Department's web site at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/regs/4483.html.

The Air State Facility Permit, ID number 4-1926-00021/00052, is available for review at the Region 4 office. The contact person is Michael Higgins, NYSDEC, 1130 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306, telephone (518)357-2454. Comments will be received for 30 days from the date of this notice. If comments are received which raise significant issues or provide additional relevant information, the Department may modify the draft Air State Facility Permit.

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 Sep 05, 2008.

Contact:

Michael T Higgins
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Applicant:

800 Rt 23B Corp
PO Box 1047
Athens, NY 12015

Facility:

Ursala's Logsider Restaurant
800 Co Rte 23B
Leeds, NY 12414

Application ID:

4-1926-00041/00004

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Catskill, Greene County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes an existing discharge of 900 gallons per day of treated sanitary wastewater to an unnamed tributary to Catskill Creek , a Class B stream from a tertiary treatment plant at the applicant?s facility located at 800 State Route 23 in Leeds, Town of Catskill, Greene County. The applicant plans to operate a restaurant.
The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a permit for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System 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 is sought or for the overall proposed project.
A draft permit is available for inspection and comment at the DEC Region 4 Office.
Refer to this application by application number listed above and SPDES number, NY 0268895.

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 Sep 05, 2008.

Contact:

Sarah H Evans
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


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