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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 07/03/2012

Erie County

Applicant:

Village of Williamsville
5565 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14221 -5409

Facility:

Williamsville - V Sanitary Sewer Collection System
Mill St
Williamsville, NY 14221

Application ID:

9-1422-00057/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Amherst, Erie County


Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft modified SPDES Permit (NY0202631) and made a tentative determination to approve the permit renewal for Outfall 007 from the Village of Williamsville sanitary sewer collection system. The outfall is to Ellicott Creek with a Class and Standard of B. Outfall 007 is a Type 1 Sanitary Sewer Overflow and is prohibited from discharging except in emergency situations when there is no feasible alternative, and the permittee complies with the reporting requirements in the permit. The applicant also proposes to modify the permit to delete six Outfalls (001, 002, 003, 004, 005 and 008) from the permit as they have been sealed and can no longer discharge from the Village's sanitary sewer collection system. The village has been able to eliminate these discharges to Ellicott Creek by implementing a concerted infiltration and inflow removal and pipe replacement program. The Department is seeking comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance. As such, this tentative determination does not signify Department approval for or endorsement of the activity for which a permit is sought.

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 03, 2012.

Contact:

Mark F Passuite
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
dep.r9@dec.ny.gov


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