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ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 05/13/2009

Fulton County

Applicant:

Carver Sand & Gravel LLC
494 Western Tpke
Altamont, NY 12009

Facility:

D Baker Sand Pit #1
Smith Rd
Ephratah, NY 12032

Application ID:

5-1726-00007/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

Ephratah, Fulton County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes to modify their Mined Land Reclamation permit to combine two separate permitted sites owned and controlled by the applicant into one Mined Land Reclamation facility. In addition, the proposal adds approximately 139.6 acres of sand, gravel and mineral reserves to the Life of Mine (LOM) of an existing 13.4 acre LOM sand and gravel mine, to total a ~153 acre LOM. The operation will continue the removal of in-situ sand and gravel, and material screening by portable equipment. The method of mineral extraction proposed will include standard drilling and and blasting, no more than two blasts per month, to create properly sized material that can then be processed by an onsite portable crusher. It is expected that the crusher(s) will require a NYS DEC Air Facility Registration. The project site is located on a contiguous 280.4 acre parcel of land adjacent on the west to NYS Routes 29 &10 in the Town of Ephratah, Fulton 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 not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.

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 Jun 12, 2009.

Contact:

Marc S Migliore
Region 5 Warrensburg SUB-OFFICE
232 Golf Course Rd
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
dep.r5@dec.ny.gov


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