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ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 03/16/2011

Essex County

Applicant:

Village of Saranac Lake
3 Main St
Saranac Lake, NY 12983 -1789

Facility:

Will Rogers Pit
Will Rogers Dr
Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Application ID:

5-1540-00023/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

North Elba, Essex County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes continued mining of an existing sand and gravel pit, with processing (screening) equipment. The Life of Mine boundary will be expanded by .02 acre in the southwest corner to include a new access road, off Will Rogers Drive. The new proposed life of mine boundary is increasing from 6.23 acres to 7.15 acres, due to more accurate mapping and relocation of the main access road, with 5.54 acres to be affected in the next 5 year permit term. The estimated life of the mine including final reclamation phase is 11 years. The proposed hours of operation remain Mon - Fri , 7AM - 5PM. The maximum truck trips per hour is 4. Stormwater will be retained on site, and mining activities will remain above ground water table. The project is located on a 10.6-acre parcel of land, owned by the permittee.

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 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 15, 2011.

Contact:

Erin L Burns
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
1115 St Rte 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
dep.r5@dec.ny.gov


Warren County

Applicant:

The Fund for Lake George Inc
PO Box 352
Lake George, NY 12845 -0352

Facility:

Lake George Asian Clam
Village of Lake George Bay
Lake George, NY 12845

Application ID:

5-5222-00287/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Lake George, Warren County


Project Description:

The applicant has proposed to eradicate an infestation of the invasive Asian Clam (Corbicula fluminea), from 6.6+/- acres of Lake George immediately south of English Brook by means of suction dredging and benthic matting. The suction dredging component will involve the removal of 2100+/- cubic yards of populated bed material to a depth of six inches in the areas adjacent to and under docks, and the beach areas along the shoreline. Dredged material will be conveyed to geotextile bags on shore, where the material will be dewatered and removed for disposal at approved upland sites. The remainder of the infested area will be covered with benthic matting, with overlap into dredged areas.

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: Lake George Park Commission

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 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 Mar 31, 2011.

Contact:

Marc S Migliore
Region 5 Warrensburg Sub-Office
232 Golf Course Rd
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
dep.r5@dec.ny.gov


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