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ENB Region 7 Completed Applications 05/12/2010

Chenango County


Eric Bowers


Perkins Pond
Co Rte 42 @ Gorge Rd
Otselic, NY

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Pharsalia, Chenango County

Project Description:

Applicant proposes to replace the Perkins Pond Dam (may also be known as the Gladding Dam). The dam is estimated to be approximately 183 years old and is in need of repair. After reviewing various options, the determination was made by the owner to reconstruct the dam in its entirety. The dam holds back approximately an 8.9 acre pond.

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 a Type I action and will not have a significant effect on the environment. A coordinated review with other agencies was performed and a Negative Declaration is on file.

SEQR Lead Agency: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

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 Jun 11, 2010.


Michael K Barylski
NYSDEC Region 7 Cortland Sub-Office
1285 Fisher Ave
Cortland, NY 13045

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