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ENB Region 8 Completed Applications 06/17/2009

Genesee County


Village of Bergen
11 Buffalo St
Bergen, NY 14416 -9766


Village of Bergen Sewage Treatment Plant
North Lake St
Bergen, NY 14416

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Bergen, Genesee County

Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve an application for modification to the SPDES permit for the existing Village of Bergen Wastewater Treatment Plant which authorizes discharge of 0.104 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated sanitary effluent to Minny Creek. The applicant proposes to upgrade the plant and subsequently double the authorized discharge flow to 0.208 mgd. The draft permit includes more stringent ammonia limits and adds phosphorus monitoring. As a tentative determination, the Department seeks comments prior to making a final decision. The file is available for review at NYSDEC Region 8.

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: Bergen Village Board

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 Jul 17, 2009.


Kimberly A Merchant
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
Avon, NY 14414

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