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ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 04/29/2015

Orange County

Applicant:

U S Dept of the Army
The Pentagon
Washington, DC 20310

Facility:

US Army Garrison
IMNE-MIL-PWE-M Bldg 667A Ruger Rd
West Point, NY 10996

Application ID:

3-3336-00022/00075

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Non-public

Project is Located:

Highlands, Orange County


Project Description:

The applicant has applied for an initial permit for the continued withdrawal of 2.98 Million Gallons Per Day (Million GPD) of water from Long Pond, Lusk Reservoir, Stilwell Lake, Queensboro Lake, Mine Lake and Lake Popolopen for operation of the USAG West Point Water Systems Facility. The water supply facility has been in operation since 1970. 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 May 14, 2015.

Contact:

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


Sullivan County

Applicant:

Wanaksink Lake Club Inc
c/o John Konefal
PO Box 796
Rock Hill, NY 12775 -0796

Facility:

Wanaksink Lake
Middletown Point Rd
Rock Hill, NY 12775

Application ID:

3-4846-00351/00007

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 3 Aquatic Pesticides
Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:

Thompson, Sullivan County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes to treat 10 acres of Wanaksink Lake with the herbicide Sonar PR to control eelgrass. Regulated wetlands YL-3 and YL-4, both Class 2, are located on the lake.

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 May 14, 2015.

Contact:

Janet Swentusky
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
DEP.R3@dec.ny.gov


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