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ENB Multiregion and Statewide Completed Applications 04/29/2009



Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation
300 Erie Blvd West
Syracuse, NY 13202 -4201


Wetlands in Niagara Mohawk Service Area
Regions 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
Various, NY

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:


Project Description:

Permit holder will use registered herbicides to individual selected plants in regulated freshwater wetlands in six counties of the state, as part of its annual right-of-way maintenance program. Uses will be glyphosate-water mix for cut stump treatment, a glyphosate - surfactant mix for low-volume selective foliar spray application, and a glyphosate-surfactant-drift agent mix for hydraulic low flow volume treatment from a vehicle. The following list provides the wetland identification number of each wetland not previously noticed to the public, that would be impacted by the project along with the DEC Region, town and USGS quad name that each wetland is located in:

Affected Wetlands by Town
Region Town (Quad) Wetland ID Class
Region 4 Town of Sharon (Sharon Springs) SS-3 2
Town of Cobleskill (Cobleskill) RD-20 3
Town of Bethlehem (Delmar) D-10 3
Town of Pittstown (Grafton) G-6 1
Town of Pittstown (Grafton) G-9 3
Town of Colonie (Schenectady) S-9 1
Town of Glenville (Schenectady) S-108 2
Region 5 Town of Clifton Park (Round Lake) R-27 3
Town of Clifton Park (Round Lake) R-28 3
Town of Clifton Park (Round Lake) R-29 3
Town of Clifton Park (Niskayuna) N-1 2
Region 6 Town of Osewgatchie (Rensselaer Falls) HV-14 1
Region 7 Town of Lysander (Baldwinsville) BAL-9 3
Town of Lysander (Baldwinsville) BAL-10 2
Town of Granby (Fulton) FU-26 3
Region 9 Town of Franklinville (Franklinville) FR-3 2
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 May 14, 2009.


Betsy R Hohenstein
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233

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