ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 01/11/2012
Gary A Harvey
Harvey Materials - Floyd Pit
St Rte 365 - N Side - 1975' W of McKern Rd
Floyd, NY 13440
Permit(s) Applied for:
Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located:
The applicant proposes to expand the mining operation by adding 1.9 acres to the current surface sand and gravel mine. The mine is intended to operate as a traditional surface extraction of sand and gravel. Mining is not proposed for below the local water table. Excavation will be done by mechanical equipment, standard for sand and gravel mining operations. Material will be stockpiled as unprocessed "run-of-bank", or processed with portable screens and crushers. Maximum processing rates for the screening and crushing operations will not exceed 150 tons-per-hour (TPH). Final reclamation will restore the site to a 13.0 acre parcel suitable for open space. Reclamation will include the replacement of stockpiled topsoil, and re-seeding with an approved USDA SCS seed mixture. The reviewed life-of-mine (LOM) area is 1.9 acres of the 13.0 (LOM) acres.
Availability of Application Documents:
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: 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.
Opportunity for Public Comment:
Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Feb 10, 2012.
Rosa L Howard
NYSDEC Region 6 Utica Sub-Office
State Office Bldg - 207 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501