ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 03/31/2010
Town of Rensselaerville
87 Barger Rd
Medusa, NY 12120
Sewage System Hamlet of Rensselaerville
Rensselaerville, NY 12120
Permit(s) Applied for:
Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Groundwater Discharge
Project is Located:
Rensselaerville, Albany County
The applicant proposes an existing discharge of 17,500 gallons per day of treated sanitary wastewater to groundwater from a primary treatment plant at the applicant's facility located at 17 Fishermans Road, Rensselaerville, New York. The applicant plans to renew an existing permit which has expired. No changes to the treatment system or total discharge are proposed.
The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a permit for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law. This tentative determination indicates that the discharge regulated under this statute is considered to satisfy regulatory standards for permit issuance, based on information available to the Department at this time. As a tentative determination, the Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance. As such, this tentative determination does not signify department approval for or endorsement of the activity for which a permit is sought or for the overall proposed project.
Refer to this application by application number listed above and SPDES Number NY 024077.
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.
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 30, 2010.
Patricia A Pinder
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306