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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 05/12/2010

Albany County

Applicant:

Michael A Giovanone

Facility:

Giovanone Property
37 Old Sparrowbush Rd
Latham, NY

Application ID:

4-0126-00708/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Colonie, Albany County


Project Description:

Construction of a 3-story, 11,175 square foot (40,234 gross floor area) office building and associated parking on an approximately 2.84 acre property located at 37 Old Sparrowbush Road. A driveway will be constructed to connect the property to Old Sparrowbush Road. The driveway will result in direct impacts to approximately 106 linear feet of stream channel and 0.03 acre of federally regulated waters of the U.S. The stream is a tributary to the Delphus Kill and is a Class C(t) stream.

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 no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. 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 May 27, 2010.

Contact:

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


Columbia County

Applicant:

Kinderhook Lake Corp
PO Box 53
Niverville, NY 12130 -0053

Facility:

Kinderhook Lake & Dam
Kinderhook Lake
Kinderhook, NY 12106

Application ID:

4-1044-00032/00031

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 3 Aquatic Pesticides
Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:

Kinderhook, Columbia County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes to apply the pesticide Aquathol Super K on portions of Kinderhook Lake for the purposes of controlling coontail and Eurasian milfoil. Application may occur up to 3 times during the season. Kinderhook lake is located north of the Village of Valatie in the Towns of Kinderhook and Chatham.

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:

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 May 27, 2010.

Contact:

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


Rensselaer County

Applicant:

City of Troy
1 Monument Sq
Troy, NY 12180 -3212

Facility:

John P Buckley Water Filtration Plant
55 Leversee Rd
Troy, NY 12182

Application ID:

4-3817-00033/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Troy, Rensselaer County


Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is pursuing a Department Initiated Modification (DIM) to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit (NY0205401), 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), and to renew the permit which was extended under the State Administrative Procedures Act (SAPA).

The John P. Buckley Water Filtration Plant is a wastewater treatment facility that has a design flow of 0.065 mgd. Treatment consists of settling lagoons. The following changes to the permit are proposed: Permit pages have been updated based on current DEC guidance, format and nomenclature. Contact names, addresses and phone numbers have been updated. References to outfalls 002 and 004 have been eliminated as they have been closed off. A definitions page has been added. For Outfall 001 and 003: Flow limits and monitoring frequency have been changed; Monitoring requirement for fluoride has been added; Effluent limit for total chlorine residual has been decreased. Short term high intensity sampling requirements for selenium have been added. The monitoring locations map has been updated. Best Management Practice requirements have been added. Approved water treatment chemicals have 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 not performed.

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 Jun 11, 2010.

Contact:

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


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