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ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 04/08/2015

Clinton County

Applicant:

NYS Dept of Corrections and Community Supervision
Bldg 2 - State Office Building Campus
1220 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12226 -2050

Facility:

Clinton Correctional Facility
St Rte 374
Dannemora, NY 12929

Application ID:

5-0934-00125/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Non-public

Project is Located:

Dannemora, Clinton County

Project Description:

The applicant has applied for an initial permit for the continued withdrawal of 2.503 Million Gallons Per Day (Million GPD) of water from on-site wells for operation of the Clinton Correctional Facility. The maximum security prison facility has been in operation with its current wells since 1998. No changes in current operations from recent years are proposed. The Department has determined that the Facility is eligible for an Initial Permit under Section 15-1501.9 of the Environmental Conservation Law. Initial Permits are limited to existing facilities for existing water withdrawals over 100,000 GPD which were properly reported to the Department prior to February 15, 2012. Section 15-501.9 requires the Department to issue Initial Water Withdrawal Permits for the reported volume.

The Department has determined that the issuance of "initial permits" under ECL section 15-501.9 as implemented by 6 NYCRR 601.7 is a ministerial action and therefore subject to the Type II exemption set out in 6 NYCRR 617.5(c)(19).

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 23, 2015.

Contact:

Rudyard G Edick
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
DEPPermitting@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

New York State Electric & Gas Corporation
PO Box 5224
Binghamton, NY 13902

Facility:

Cumberland Head Gas Extension
In Row of Existing Roadways
Plattsburgh, NY

Application ID:

5-0942-00493/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Plattsburgh, Clinton County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to install/ extend natural gas lines within the right-of-way of existing roadways in Cumberland Head. Portions of the gas line will be located within the adjacent area of NYSDEC Regulated Wetlands PB-2 and PB-11. Horizontal directional drilling will be used to install the pipe in the wetland areas. Drill pits will be utilized in the adjacent area causing approximately 200 square feet of disturbance. The project is located along existing roadways in the Town of Plattsburgh, Clinton County.

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:

A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.

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 23, 2015.

Contact:

Erin M Donhauser
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
1115 St Rte 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
DEP.R5@dec.ny.gov


Saratoga County

Applicant:

Saratoga National Golf Club Inc
458 Union Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Facility:

Saratoga National Golf Club
458 Union Ave (St Rte 9P)
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Application ID:

5-4115-00097/00019

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Non-public

Project is Located:

Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County

Project Description:

The applicant has applied for an initial permit for the continued withdrawal of 2.16 Million Gallons Per Day (Million GPD) of water from Lake Lonely for irrigation of the Saratoga National Golf Club Facility. The golf course facility has been in operation since 2000. No changes in current operations from recent years are proposed. The Department has determined that the Facility is eligible for an Initial Permit under Section 15-1501.9 of the Environmental Conservation Law. Initial Permits are limited to existing facilities for existing water withdrawals over 100,000 GPD which were properly reported to the Department prior to February 15, 2012. Section 15-501.9 requires the Department to issue Initial Water Withdrawal Permits for the reported volume.

The Department has determined that the issuance of "initial permits" under ECL section 15-501.9 as implemented by 6 NYCRR 601.7 is a ministerial action and therefore subject to the Type II exemption set out in 6 NYCRR 617.5(c)(19).

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 23, 2015.

Contact:

Rudyard G Edick
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
DEPPermitting@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

US Dept of Energy
1000 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20585

Facility:

Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (KAPL) - Kesselring Site
350 Atomic Project Road
West Milton, NY 12547

Application ID:

5-4142-00005/00090

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Non-public

Project is Located:

Milton, Saratoga County

Project Description:

The applicant has applied for an initial permit for the continued withdrawal of 4.03 Million Gallons Per Day (Million GPD) of water from an on-site well field for operation (cooling) of the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory - Kesselring Site Facility. The US DOE research facility has been in operation since 1949. No changes in current operations from recent years are proposed. The Department has determined that the Facility is eligible for an Initial Permit under Section 15-1501.9 of the Environmental Conservation Law. Initial Permits are limited to existing facilities for existing water withdrawals over 100,000 GPD which were properly reported to the Department prior to February 15, 2012. Section 15-501.9 requires the Department to issue Initial Water Withdrawal Permits for the reported volume.

The Department has determined that the issuance of "initial permits" under ECL section 15-501.9 as implemented by 6 NYCRR 601.7 is a ministerial action and therefore subject to the Type II exemption set out in 6 NYCRR 617.5(c)(19).

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 23, 2015.

Contact:

Rudyard G Edick
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
DEPPermitting@dec.ny.gov


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