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ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 02/13/2013

Sullivan County

Applicant:

Eagle Creek Hydro Power LLC
65 Madison Ave Ste 500
Morristown, NJ 07960

Facility:

Rio Hydroelectric Facility
Powerhouse Rd
Lumberland, NY 10965

Application ID:

3-4838-00026/00005

Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Lumberland, Sullivan County

Project Description:

The facility owner is proposing to install and operate a new minimum flow turbine-generator that will have an installed capacity of 0.8 MW. The low flow turbine will be constructed on the downstream side of the Rio Dam on the Mongaup River. The low flow turbine will utilize the minimum flow release water of 100 cubic feet per second. A draft modified water quality certificate is available for review.

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:

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 Feb 28, 2013.

Contact:

Christopher M Hogan
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us


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