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ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 03/25/2015

Essex County


Whispering Pines Campground Ltd
4582 Cascade Rd
Lake Placid, NY 12946


Whispering Pines Campground
N Side Cascade Rd (Rte 73) - 0.3 Mi W of Entrance to Olympic Sports Complex
Lake Placid, NY 12946

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

North Elba, Essex County

Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application to re-issue the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit which authorizes an existing discharge of 10,150 gpd treated wastewater to groundwater at the applicant's facility located at 4502 Cascade Rd, Lake Placid. 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, NY0256056.

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 Apr 24, 2015.


Rebecca A Smith
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
1115 St Rte 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977

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