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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 01/26/2011

Allegany County

Applicant:

Village of Alfred
7 University St
Alfred, NY 14802 -1113

Facility:

Alfred Wastewater Treatment Plant
North Main St
Alfred, NY 14802

Application ID:

9-0220-00017/00002

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Alfred, Allegany 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 (NY0022357), 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 Alfred Wastewater Treatment Plant has a design flow of 0.98 mgd. Treatment consists of screening, primary settling, trickling filters, biotowers, final settling, sand filtration and UV disinfection. Sludge is pumped to primary anaerobic digester, to drying beds, and is then disposed of at the landfill. The facility has surface discharge to Canacadea Creek, a class C water.

The following changes to the permit are proposed: Information has been updated on page 1 and a standard permit definitions page has been added. On the permit limits page for summer and the permit limits page for winter, monitoring requirements for parameters have been added, water quality based effluent limit for ammonia has been reduced, and interim and final limits for mercury have been added. Chesapeake Bay Action Levels, Monitoring and Compliance Schedule has been added. Footnotes have been revised. Mercury Minimization Plan requirements have been added. A Monitoring Locations page has been added. Recording, Reporting and Additional Monitoring requirements page has 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 Feb 25, 2011.

Contact:

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


Erie County

Applicant:

Richard Sikorski

Facility:

Richard Sikorski Property
4038 Hoover Road
Hamburg, NY 14075

Application ID:

9-1448-00172/00005

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Hamburg, Erie County


Project Description:

The repair, restoration and placement of rock riprap to provide stabilization along 450 feet of lake shore embankment. A 3 foot by 3 foot keyway will be installed where practicable by excavating to reach bedrock as close to the toe of the existing rubble as possible. The project will require approximately 2,000 tons of rip rap that will be 500 lbs to 3,000 lbs in size. The project is located on Hoover Road in the Town of Hamburg.

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 Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.

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 Feb 10, 2011.

Contact:

Bruno A Dibella
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Wyoming County

Applicant:

D&H Materials Inc
11939 St Rte 98 S
Arcade, NY 14009

Facility:

D & H Materials Rte 39 Eagle Pit
7785 St Rte 39
Eagle, NY

Application ID:

9-5630-00054/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

Eagle, Wyoming County


Project Description:

Proposal to operate a surface unconsolidated gravel pit, a portion of which is the site of an abandoned mine. The 13.58 acre life of mine includes the former gravel pit, an excavation area of 10.44 acres, buildings and an existing haul road as well as a new haul road. In addition, approximately 0.44 acres will remain as open space for equipment storage and stockpiling of marketable gravel and sand. The mine site is proposed to be reclaimed to revegetated slopes and 5.40 acres of new cropland. Approximately 250,452 cubic yards of material is proposed to be removed from the site at a rate of 50,000 cubic yards per year for a 5 year period.

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:

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 Feb 25, 2011.

Contact:

Lynne J Judd
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


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