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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 07/31/2013

Albany County

Applicant:

Town of Colonie
347 Old Niskayuna Rd
Latham, NY 12110

Facility:

Town of Colonie Landfill
1319 Loudon Rd
Cohoes, NY 12047

Application ID:

4-0126-00033/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management

Project is Located:

Colonie, Albany County

Project Description:

The applicant is seeking the following modifications to the existing Part 360 Solid Waste Management Facility Permit for the Town of Colonie Landfill:

• Increase of the annual landfill receipt and disposal waste tonnage limit from 170,500 tons to 255,840 tons. The daily landfill receipt and disposal waste tonnage limit will remain at 820 tons per day.
• Extension of the hours of operation from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
• Modifications to the stormwater management system at the Yard Waste Composting Facility which will reduce the operation footprint from approximately 5 acres to 3 acres.

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: Colonie Town Board

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 15, 2013.

Contact:

Karen M Gaidasz
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Applicant:

Town of Colonie
347 Old Niskayuna Rd
Latham, NY 12110

Facility:

Town of Colonie Landfill
1319 Loudon Rd
Cohoes, NY 12047

Application ID:

4-0126-00033/00009

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Colonie, Albany County

Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a renewal of the Title V Air Facility Permit for the continued operation of the Town of Colonie Landfill. The Title V Permit is being updated as a result of the renewal application that was submitted by the applicant. The renewed permit will be updated to reflect the replacement of two (2) open flares (1,500 and 2,130 cfm) with a new single 3,000 cfm open flare. Additionally, the renewed permit will be updated to remove fourteen (14) 60 cfm smaller "candle" flares. The renewal application included revised landfill monitoring (Landgem) to reflect a proposed increase to the annual landfill receipt and disposal waste tonnage limit from 170,500 tons to 255,840 tons.

In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.7(b)(9) and 201-6.3(c), the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has the authority to bar issuance of any Title V Facility Permit if it is determined not to be in compliance with applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act or 6NYCRR Part 201.

Persons wishing to inspect the subject Title V files, including the application with all relevant supporting materials, the draft permit, and all other materials available to the DEC (the "permitting authority") that are relevant to this permitting decision should contact the DEC representative listed below. The Draft Permit and Permit Review Report may be viewed and printed from the Department web site at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/32249.html.

DEC will evaluate the application and the comments received on it to determine whether to hold a public hearing. Comments and requests for a public hearing should be in writing and addressed to the Department representative listed below. A copy of the Department's permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Department web site at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6234.html.

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 30, 2013.

Contact:

Karen M Gaidasz
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Delaware County

Applicant:

Seward Sand & Gravel Inc
532 Co Rte 58
Oneonta, NY 13820

Facility:

Gillette Quarry
Stewart Rd
Kortright, NY

Application ID:

4-1240-00180/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

Kortright, Delaware County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to operate an 8 acre life-of-mine sand and gravel mine, of which 6 acres are proposed to be affected during the initial permit term. Processing of product at the mine will be by portable equipment (crusher, and screening) and blasting is proposed. Appropriate air facility registrations have been obtained for processing equipment. Reclamation will be concurrent and return the site to grassland/agricultural crop land. The site is located on the east side of Stewart Road, approximately one mile northeast of the intersection with County Route 12.

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:

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 Aug 30, 2013.

Contact:

Martha A Bellinger
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford Sub-Office
65561 St Rte 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Greene County

Applicant:

Town of Lexington
PO Box 28
Lexington, NY 12452 -0028

Facility:

Lexington WWTP
St Rte 23A
Lexington, NY

Application ID:

4-1940-00213/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Groundwater Discharge
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Lexington, Greene County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to construct a Community Wastewater Management Program (CWMP) to eliminate inadequate individual on-site septic systems. The project design average wastewater flow is approximately 25,000 gallons per day and will serve 56 properties. The proposed CWMP will consist of gravity sewer collection system to convey septic tank effluent to a community wastewater treatment system which will consist of a subsurface treatment system with pre-treatment. The project will also entail directional boring for three pipe stream crossings. The Stormwater Retrofit Program will be included in this project to improve drainage and mitigate stormwater quality problems in the Hamlet of Lexington. New catch basins and stormwater pipes will be installed to collect and treat runoff and redirect the stormwater to the Schoharie Creek.

The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a permit for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law. This tentative determination indicates that the discharge regulated under this statue 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 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 or for the overall proposed project. Refer to this application by application number listed above and SPDES number NY-0263311. The project is located in the Hamlet of Lexington between SR 23A and SR 42.

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: Lexington Town Board

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 Aug 16, 2013.

Contact:

Martha A Bellinger
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford Sub-Office
65561 St Rte 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


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