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ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 10/19/2011

St Lawrence County

Applicant:

Hanson Aggregates New York LLC
4800 Jamesville Rd
PO Box 513
Jamesville, NY 13078 -0513

Facility:

Hanson - Ogdensburg
701 Cedar St
Ogdensburg, NY 13669

Application ID:

6-4099-00021/00011

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

St Lawrence County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes to add a fourth bench to their existing Ogdensburg quarry which is located on the north side of Route 37 and at the end of Cedar Street in the City of Ogdensburg and Town of Oswegatchie. The mine is a traditional stone quarry extracting the Ogdensburg dolostone by traditional stone quarry blasting techniques. This is an existing facility with the only change being a depth increase of 40 feet. This depth increase is anticipated to increase the longevity of the quarry an additional 40 - 50 years beyond the current expected life. The existing permit allows for the facility to mine below the local water table elevation. Reclamation for this facility calls for the quarry proper to be flooded and all non flooded areas will be covered with overburden and topsoil. These areas will then be seeded with an approved USDA NRCS seed mixture. The life-of-mine area remains unchanged at 120.0 (LOM) acres.

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 Nov 18, 2011.

Contact:

Jessica J Hart
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building - 317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
dep.r6@dec.ny.gov


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