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ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 03/17/2010

Jefferson County

Applicant:

Town of Cape Vincent
1964 St Rte 12E
PO Box 680
Cape Vincent, NY 13618

Facility:

Water District #3
Burnt Rock Road & Favret Road
Cape Vincent, NY 13618

Application ID:

6-2228-00453/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply

Project is Located:

Jefferson County


Project Description:

The project is to change the water source and amount for the existing Water District #3 from the DANC Regional water line to Cape Vincent Water District #4. The new amount will be up to 5,000 GPD. The DANC Regional water line will become an emergency source of water.

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: Cape Vincent 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 Apr 01, 2010.

Contact:

Lawrence R Ambeau
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building - 317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Applicant:

Town of Henderson
Box 259
Henderson, NY 13650 -0259

Facility:

Henderson Water District
Henderson & Henderson Harbor
Henderson, NY 13650

Application ID:

6-2236-00284/00005

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Jefferson County


Project Description:

The department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a permit to discharge up to 5700 gallons per day of treated filter backwash to an unnamed tributary of Lake Ontario (Henderson Harbor) from the water treatment plant located in the Town of Henderson where the applicant produces potable water.

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 located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 Apr 16, 2010.

Contact:

Mark A Wiggins
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building - 317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


St Lawrence County

Applicant:

Village of Potsdam
PO Box 5168
Potsdam, NY 13676 -5168

Facility:

Potsdam Water Poll Cntl Plant
115 Cherry St
Potsdam, NY 13676

Application ID:

6-4074-00017/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

St Lawrence County


Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is pursuing a Department Initiated Modification (DIM) and renewal to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit (NY0020818), pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 750-1.18, and 750-1.19, the Priority Ranking System known as New York State's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS).

The Potsdam Wastewater Pollution Control Plant has a design flow of 3.5 mgd. Treatment consists of preliminary, primary and secondary treatments. Sludge is taken to Adon Farms, Parishville, NY and grit is disposed in DANC landfill, Rodman, NY. The facility has treated surface discharge to the Raquette River, a class B water.

The following changes to the permit are proposed: Permit pages have been updated based on current DEC guidance, format and nomenclature. A Mercury Minimization Program has been added due to the low level mercury detection during the sample test. Daily maximum monitoring for flow and temperature has been added. Seasonal disinfection requirement period has been changed to better protect contact recreation uses. Footnote #2 has been updated. Stormwater outfall has been added.

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: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

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 Apr 16, 2010.

Contact:

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


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