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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 06/20/2012

Otsego County

Applicant:

Head Excavation LLC
175 Brighton Rd
Worcester, NY 12197

Facility:

Golja Property
227 Brighton Rd
Worcester, NY 12197

Application ID:

4-3666-00037/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

Worcester, Otsego County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes to operate a 3.1 acre life-of-mine surface unconsolidated sand and gravel mine. Processing at the site will include crushing and screening. The project is located on Brighton Road, adjacent to the Town of Worcester's Gravel Bank.

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.

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 Jul 20, 2012.

Contact:

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


Schenectady County

Applicant:

SI Group Inc
PO Box 1046
Schenectady, NY 12301

Facility:

SI Group Inc /Rott Jct Fac
1000 Main ST|ST Rte 5S
Rotterdam Junction, NY 12150

Application ID:

4-4228-00056/00012

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 27 Title 9 Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

Project is Located:

Rotterdam, Schenectady County


Project Description:

The SI Group Inc. Rotterdam Junction facility is located on an approximately 35 acre site on the banks of the Mohawk River in Rotterdam Junction, Schenectady County, New York. The facility is bounded by the Mohawk River on the north and east, by Route 5S on the south, and by farmlands on the west. The site is located on a 100-year floodplain. The facility has been in operation since 1952, manufacturing various alkyl phenols and phenolic resins used in the production of abrasives, tires and brake linings, etc. During the manufacturing of the alkyl phenols and phenolic resins, various harzardous and non-hazardous wastes are generated. Spent solvents from the phenolic resin manufacture and teh alkyl phenol still bottoms consitute a major portion of the hazardous wasts generated at the facility. The spent solvent waste streams are listed hazardous wastes (F003 and F005). The alkyl phenol still bottom is ignitable (D001). In addition, various corrosive and EP toxic waste streams (D002, D005 to D008) are also generated. Aqueous phenolic waste constitutes the bulk of the non-hazardous wastes generated at the site. There are no active units that require a permit. However, this permit will require SI Group to conduct clean up activities at their site and comply with 6NYCRR Part 373-2.6.

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 not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.

SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated

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 Aug 06, 2012.

Contact:

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


Schoharie County

Applicant:

State University of New York
State University Plaza
381 Broadway
Albany, NY 12246

Facility:

SUNY Cobleskill Ag & Tech College
W Main St
Cobleskill, NY 12043

Application ID:

4-4326-00023/00002

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 P/C/I SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Cobleskill, Schoharie County


Project Description:

The department has made a tentative determination to modify and existing SPDES permit to reduce the daily flow from the university's fish hatchery treatment system from 115,200 gpd to 94,000 gpd and to allow for a modification of the treatment system involving installation of an upgraded 3,000 gallon septic/settling tank as well as re-routing and constructing a new artificial stream and series of treatment/finishing pools which are used as part of the treatment system from the hatchery discharge. The artificial stream and pond/pools will be relocated on the campus property and the wastewater will continue to discharge to an unnamed tributary of the Cobleskill Creek. A Draft SPDES is availaibe for review at the DEC Region 4 Headquarters in Schenectady.

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: State University Construction Fund

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 Jul 20, 2012.

Contact:

Michael T Higgins
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
dep.r4@dec.ny.gov


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