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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 05/13/2015

Erie County

Applicant:

Dan Gernatt Gravel Products Inc
13870 Taylor Hollow Rd
Collins, NY 14034 -0400

Facility:

Gernatt Vail Rd Pit
Vail Road
Collins, NY 14034

Application ID:

9-1436-00004/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

Collins, Erie County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to expand an existing surface unconsolidated sand and gravel mine by an additional 7.5 acres to a total Life-of-Mine area of 76.75 acres. The additional acreage is located west adjacent to the existing mine on the north side of Vail Road. No changes in operating procedures or reclamation objective are proposed. Dry processing of material will take place on-site using portable equipment. Reclamation will be to open space/farm field.

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:

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 Jun 12, 2015.

Contact:

Michelle R Woznick
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
DEP.R9@dec.ny.gov


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