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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 10/08/2008

Columbia County

Applicant:

James M McNamee

Facility:

Claverack Bank
10 Co Rte 27
Claverack, NY

Application ID:

4-1028-00147/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

Claverack, Columbia County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes to mine an 18 acre Life of Mine sand and gravel mine over an estimated 5 to 10 year period removing approximately 170,000 cubic yards of material. The site is located approximately one-tenth of a mile southeast of the intersection of NYS Route 9H and Columbia County Route 27.

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 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: 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 Nov 07, 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


Delaware County

Applicant:

SBA Towers II LLC
5900 Broken Sound Pkwy
Boca Raton, FL 33487

Facility:

SBA Tower Access Rd
Doyle Rd
Hancock, NY

Application ID:

4-1236-00653/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Hancock, Delaware County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes to construct an access road to provide access to a proposed telecommunications facility. A 2,700 foot by 20 foot access road will be constructed which will result in approximately 2,214 square feet of federal wetland being permanently impacted with fill and the installation of culverts in unnamed waterways. The project is located off Doyle Road.

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 Oct 23, 2008.

Contact:

Martha A Wood
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford SUB-OFFICE
65561 St Rte 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Otsego County

Applicant:

Village of Cooperstown
22 Main St Box 346
Cooperstown, NY 13326 -1331

Facility:

Cooperstown - V STP
Linden Ave - S End
Cooperstown, NY 13326

Application ID:

4-3650-00004/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Otsego, Otsego 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 002 3591, DEC Identification #: 4-3650-00004), the Village of Cooperstown Wastewater Treatment Plant 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:

Permit limits, levels and monitoring: add - temperature effluent limit of 90°F; - Chesapeake Bay Nutrient Reduction action levels and monitoring requirements. Add Monitoring locations map and Mercury minimization program requirements. Add new schedule of compliance. Old schedule was removed due to completion. Add discharge notification requirements.

The modification also includes several other minor reporting modifications. The Cooperstown Wastewater Treatement Plant has surface discharge into Susquehanna 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 Nov 07, 2008.

Contact:

Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Rensselaer County

Applicant:

Rensselaer Co NRCS
61 State St
Troy, NY 12180

Facility:

Kinne Property
598 Tamarack Rd
Brunswick, NY

Application ID:

4-3822-00142/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:

Brunswick, Rensselaer County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes to enhance and existing wetland under the Wetland Reserves Program, by excavating potholes and level ditches, and installing duck boxes in Freshwater Wetland TO-10. The project is located on the Kinne property, 598 Tamarack Road, in the Town of Brunswick, Rensselaer County.

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 Oct 23, 2008.

Contact:

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


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