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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 02/17/2010

Montgomery County

Applicant:

Robert J Iwan

Facility:

Iwan Property
315 Jones Rd
Amsterdam, NY 12010

Application ID:

4-2720-00093/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:

Amsterdam, Montgomery County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes to enhance an existing Freshwater Wetland as part of the Wetland Reserve Program administered by the USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service. The project includes the excavation of two "potholes", each having a minimum surface area of approximately 5,000 square feet. "Potholes" are created open water areas varying in depth from 1 to 4 feet which may include combinations of small upland "island" areas and or swales connecting the different potholes to provide shallow water habitat for plants and animals. The project is located within state mapped freshwater wetland P-4, on the north side of Jones Road in theTown of Amsterdam, Montgomery 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 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:

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 Mar 04, 2010.

Contact:

James J Eldred
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


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