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ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 11/26/2008

Clinton County

Applicant:

Graymont Materials (NY) Inc
111 Quarry Rd
PO Box 69
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 -0069

Facility:

Mooers Stone Products Quarry 1
Howard Rd
Mooers, NY 12958

Application ID:

5-0938-00043/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

Mooers, Clinton County


Project Description:

The applicant requests a modification to the Mined Land Reclamation permit due to a change in the final reclamation objective. The existing permitted quarry, located northwest of Howard Road in the Town of Mooers, has a life of mine area of 69 acres and is part of a 236 acre parcel owned by Graymont Materials (NY) Inc. Continued operations at the quarry will involve mining below the groundwater table and will include dewatering, with final reclamation being a 67.5 acre pond rather than open grassland. There is no proposed change to the final footprint, maximum depth of excavation (approximately 65 feet), or other operational aspects of the mine.

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 Dec 26, 2008.

Contact:

Denise M Wagner
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
1115 St Rte 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
r5dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


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