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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 09/08/2010

Erie County

Applicant:

Town of Tonawanda
2919 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14217 -2308

Facility:

Tonawanda Wastewater Treatment Facility
750 Two Mile Creek Rd
Tonawanda, NY 14150

Application ID:

9-1464-00116/00004

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Tonawanda, Erie 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 (NY0026935), 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). This modification will also serve to renew the SPDES permit, the term of which was extended under the State Administrative Procedures Act (SAPA).

The Town of Tonawanda Wastewater Treatment facility has a design flow of 30 mgd. Treatment consists of bar screens, main aerated grit chamber, high-purity oxygen activated sludge bioreactors (UNOX), bio-clarifiers, solids contact clarifiers, mono-media filtration, and chlorination. The facility has treated surface discharge to the Niagara River, a class A-Special water. The following changes to the permit are proposed: -Overflow Retention Facility and other bypasses requirements have been added. -Monitoring for nitrogen and additional pollutants have been added. -Whole Effluent Toxicity testing requirement has been updated. -Flow discharge prohibitions and monitoring requirements have been added. -Permit limits, action levels and monitoring for stormwater outfalls have been added. -Site maps and monitoring location maps have been added. -Mercury Minimization Program has been added. -A schedule of compliance has been added for reports and activities. -Best Management Practices for sanitary sewer systems with active overflows has been removed and replaced with Capacity, Management, Operation and Maintenance Program. -Footnotes have been updated.

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 Oct 08, 2010.

Contact:

Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
deppermitting@dec.ny.gov


Niagara County

Applicant:

Richard J Lang

Facility:

Lang Property
4957 Hollenbeck Rd
Lockport, NY 14094

Application ID:

9-2936-00087/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Royalton, Niagara County


Project Description:

Mechanical maintenance and clearing of trees, brush and other woody debris from the East Branch of Eighteenmile Creek. The work area shall begin at a wooded area East of Hollenbeck Road across Hollenbeck Road to the maintenance limits located within an agriculture field west of Hollenbeck Road (approximately 3,500 linear feet of maintenance). The project is located ¾ mile south of Chestnut Ridge Road on Hollenbeck Road.

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:

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 Sep 23, 2010.

Contact:

Bruno A Dibella
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
dep.r9@dec.ny.gov


Wyoming County

Applicant:

Village of Castile
51 Main St
Castile, NY 14427

Facility:

Village of Castile Wellfield
Tenefly Rd
Genesee Falls, NY

Application ID:

9-5634-00003/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply

Project is Located:

Genesee Falls, Wyoming County


Project Description:

The Village of Castile has applied for a Water Supply permit (WSA# 11,413) to take a supply of water up to 137,000 gallons per day (gpd) for use in the existing system; installation of two new wells, each having a capacity of 125 gallons per minute; expand the capacity of the storage tank to 300,000 gallons; replacement of water mains and transmission mains; and provide up to 35,000 gpd of water to Letchworth State Park.

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: Castile Village Board

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 Sep 23, 2010.

Contact:

David S Denk
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
dep.r9@dec.ny.gov


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