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ENB - Region 4 Notices 2/25/2009

Negative Declaration

Delaware County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Seward Sand and Gravel, Inc. Rider Pit Expansion will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposal to modify an existing surface unconsolidated sand and gravel mined land reclamation permit to add 16.5 acres to the current 7.5 acre life-of-mine (LOM) area for a total LOM of 24 acres. Current processing includes crushing and screening, additional processing to be added will be washing utilizing a "closed-loop" system. There is no dewatering proposed and no off-site discharge. There are no changes proposed to the level of activity or mining methods for the proposed expansion. The project is located on State Route 23 approximately 3/10ths of a mile east of County Route 10 intersection in Davenport, New York.

Contact: Martha A. Wood, NYS DEC - Region 4 Stamford Sub Office, 65561 State Highway 10, Stamford, NY 12167, Phone: (607) 652-7741.


Rensselaer County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Troy Sand and Gravel, Wolfe Mine will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the applicant's proposal to operate an 8.3 acre life-of-mine sand and gravel mine over the 5 year permit term. The project is located on Grange Road in Sand Lake, NY.

Contact: Nancy M. Baker, NYS DEC - Region 4, 1130 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306, Phone: (518) 357-2452, E-mail: nmbaker@gw.dec.state.ny.us.


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