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ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 11/11/2009

Clinton County

Applicant:

Town of Altona
PO Box 79
Altona, NY 12910 -0079

Facility:

Laselle Dam - Great Chazy River
300 Ft W of St Rte 191|6000 Ft Downstream of McGregor Dam
Altona, NY 12910

Application ID:

5-0920-00059/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Dam

Project is Located:

Altona, Clinton County


Project Description:

The project involves demolition and complete removal of the Laselle dam located on the Great Chazy River approximately 300 feet upstream of Devils Den Road. Work will be confined to a one acre area at and near the dam which includes a temporary stockpiling and staging area, a temporary access road, and the areas necessary to perform sediment and dam removal work; and a four acre disposal site located 2,700 feet southwest of the dam on the north side of Devils Den Road. All work areas are on properties owned by the Town of Altona. Controlled demolition of the dam may involve a combination of saw cutting, blasting and hydraulic hammering. Exposed concrete and reinforcement steal will be cut flush with the natural river bed or bedrock, or to at least one foot below grade for those section within natural earth embankments. Disturbed areas will be restored to pre-construction conditions.

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:

A cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have an impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. The department must consult further with OPRHP before making a final decision regarding the issuance of the permit.

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 Nov 27, 2009.

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


Saratoga County

Applicant:

Town of Clifton Park
1 Town Hall Plaza
Clifton Park, NY 12065

Facility:

Clifton Park Transfer Station & Yard Waste Composting Facility
217 Vischer Ferry Rd
Clifton Park, NY 12065

Application ID:

5-4124-00099/00004

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Clifton Park, Saratoga County


Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve a new SPDES permit (# NY-0265748) for an existing stormwater and compost runoff discharge of up to 3,600 gallons per day to a tributary of Stony Creek Reservoir (class A(T)). The discharge is from a retention pond adjacent to an existing yard compost operation at the Clifton Park Transfer Station. The facility is located to the east of Vischer Ferry Road, opposite Ray Road. A draft permit is available for review.

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 performed.

SEQR Lead Agency: Clifton Park Town Board

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 11, 2009.

Contact:

W Richard Speidel
Region 5 Warrensburg Sub-Office
232 Golf Course Rd
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
r5dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Applicant:

Turf Construction Company Inc
271 Wolf Rd
Latham, NY 12110 -4807

Facility:

Turf Wastewater Treatment Plant
Cemetery Rd
Clifton Park, NY 12065

Application ID:

5-4138-00207/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 P/C/I SPDES- Groundwater Discharge

Project is Located:

Halfmoon, Saratoga County


Project Description:

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received an application to renew State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) # NY0090204. This is a pre-existing Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES permit. DEC has made a tentative determination to renew this permit and set a standard ten year term maintaining current effluent limitations. The Turf Wastewater Treatment Plant services the Turf Mobile Home Park. The type of treatment consists of activated sludge that discharges to groundwater via an absorption area. This permit involves the discharge of 160,000 gpd of treated sanitary waste.

Proposed changes to the permit are as follows:
- An action level was added for nitrate.
- Monitoring and reporting requirements have been updated.

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 Dec 11, 2009.

Contact:

Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Applicant:

Joseph J Zecca

Facility:

Zecca Property
1 Riverside Ct
Stillwater, NY 12170

Application ID:

5-4152-00166/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Stillwater, Saratoga County


Project Description:

The applicant would like to install approximately 300 feet of rip rap along the shoreline of the Hudson River to stabilize and prevent further erosion.

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 Nov 27, 2009.

Contact:

Susan L Clickner
Region 5 Warrensburg Sub-Office
232 Golf Course Rd
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
r5dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


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