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ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 03/27/2013

Franklin County


Point Property Co LLC
222 Beaverwood Rd
Saranac Lake, NY 12983


The Point
Beaverwood Road
Saranac Lake, NY 12982

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Santa Clara, Franklin County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to modify an existing discharge of 2,500 gallons per day to Upper Saranac Lake, a Class AA waterbody from a secondary treatment system at the applicant's facility located in Santa Clara, NY. The applicant plans to increase the Chlorine limit from 0.5 mg/l to 1.0 mg/l and change the Phosphorus allocation from a 1.0 mg/l limit to a 0.02 lbs/day 12 rolling average limit.

The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a modified State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation law. This tentative determination indicates that the discharge regulated under this statute is considered to satisfy regulatory standards for permit issuance, based on information available to the Department at this time. As a tentative determination, the Department seeks comments on the proposed change to the permit prior to a final decision on issuance. As such, this tentative determination does not signify department approval or for endorsement of the activity for which a permit is sought for the overall proposed project.

Refer to the application by the application number listed above and by SPDES number, NY0201804.

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 not performed.

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 Apr 26, 2013.


Erin M Donhauser
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
1115 St Rte 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977

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