ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 10/12/2011
Town of Harpersfield
25399 St Rte 23
Harpersfield, NY 13786 -0213
Butts Gravel Bank
180 Johnson Rd - ¼ Mi S of Co Rte 9
Permit(s) Applied for:
Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located:
Harpersfield, Delaware County
The Town of Harpersfield is proposing to operate a new 21 acre Life of Mine surface unconsolidated sand and gravel mine on property owned by Gerald Butts. Material will be excavated using a bulldozer and loader. The operation will also include occasional use of a portable screening plant and crusher. The site is located at 180 Johnson Road, south of the hamlet of Simpsonville, in the Town of Harpersfield, Delaware County. MLF # 40880
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:
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.
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 Nov 14, 2011.
Michael T Higgins
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306