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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 05/04/2011

Delaware County

Applicant:

Village of Walton
PO Box 29
Walton, NY 13856 -0029

Facility:

West Brook Stream
202 Delaware St - .14 Mi W of St Rte 10 & Liberty St
Walton, NY

Application ID:

4-1256-00586/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Walton, Delaware County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes to remove fill that was placed in a floodplain adjacent to West Brook within the Village of Walton. The resultant floodplain will mitigate damage caused by major floods, decrease the amount of water that flows through the School Bus garage during floods, store some water during flood events. Approximately 15,904 cubic yards of material will be removed along approximately 525 feet of streambank, rip rap will be removed near the bridge and placed at the back of the floodplain to create a better entrance to the bridge. The project is located approximately .14 miles west of the intersection of State Route 10/206 and Liberty Street.

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 May 19, 2011.

Contact:

Martha A Bellinger
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford Sub-Office
65561 St Rte 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
dep.r4@dec.ny.gov


Rensselaer County

Applicant:

D & M Sand and Gravel
27 Lawton St
Lenox Dale, MA 01242

Facility:

Hoffman Farm Gravel Mine
Watson Rd
Berlin, NY 12022

Application ID:

4-3820-00029/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

Berlin, Rensselaer County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes to renew and existing Mined Land Reclamation permit, and to modify the permit to add 18.5 acres to an existing 5.3 acre life of mine, for a new life of mine area of 23.8 acres. The project is located on Watson Road, in the Town of Berlin, Rensselaer County.

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 03, 2011.

Contact:

Nancy M Baker
NYS DEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
dep.r4@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

William J Hammersmith

Facility:

Hammersmith Gravel Mine
Watson Rd
Berlin, NY

Application ID:

4-3820-00090/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance

Project is Located:

Berlin, Rensselaer County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes to renew an existing Mined Land Reclamation Permit, and to modify the permit to add 22.16 acres to the existing 15.3 acre life of mine, for a new life of mine of 37.46 acres. The project is located on Watson Road in the Town of Berlin, Rensselaer County.

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 03, 2011.

Contact:

Nancy M Baker
NYS DEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
dep.r4@dec.ny.gov


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