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ENB Region 8 Completed Applications 06/03/2015

Monroe County

Applicant:

Town of Greece
1 Vince Tofany Blvd
Rochester, NY 14612

Facility:

Braddock Bay
Braddock Bay @ Lake Ontario Pkwy
Greece, NY

Application ID:

8-2628-00820/00002

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Greece, Monroe County

Project Description:

The Town of Greece is proposing a wetland protection and restoration project aimed at restoring wetland and habitat diversity in Braddock Bay and providing erosion protection to the remaining wetlands. The project would include the construction of a new headland beach breakwater structure measuring approximately 1,695 linear feet (LF) in length, including approximately 1,000 LF of headland beach, two 150 LF rubblemound breakwaters and two 180 LF terminal groins. The headland beach would be filled with borrowed sand from the bay mouth and courser sand that would be trucked in. The project also seeks to restore and enhance approximately 8.89 acres of wetland including the restoration of 3 acres of eroded wetland, the excavation of channels and potholes through the cattail marsh, and the mechanical and chemical control of invasive species. The project has been designed by the US Army Corps of Engineers and is/would be funded through the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). Additionally, the proposed work will occur on lands owned by New York State and under the management of the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and NYS Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Further information related to the proposed Braddock Bay project can be found at http://www.lrb.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/DistrictProjects/BraddockBay.aspx or by viewing the permit application file at the NYSDEC Region 8 office in Avon, NY.

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: Greece 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 located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 18, 2015.

Contact:

Thomas P Haley
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 E Avon-Lima Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
DEP.R8@dec.ny.gov


Steuben County

Applicant:

World Kitchen LLC
1 Steuben St
Corning, NY 14830

Facility:

World Kitchen LLC - Pressware Plant
1 Steuben St
Corning, NY 14830

Application ID:

8-4603-00014/00031

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Corning, Steuben County

Project Description:

World Kitchen LLC submitted a permit application for a modification of SPDES permit for the Pressware Plant, which authorizes discharge of non-contact cooling water, A/C cooling water, boiler blowdown and water softener, filters, heat exchangers, roof/storm drains, and air compressors to the Chemung River at a rate of 3,180,000 gallons per day. The proposed permit modification includes thermal limits for both outfalls to be increased from 80 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit (F). The draft permit also includes updates to the environmental contact, facility name, water flow diagram, facility map, industrial Best Management Practices (BMPs), discharge notification act requirements, water treatment chemicals requirements, along with removal of completed items from the schedule of compliance. As a tentative determination, the Department seeks comments prior to making a final decision. The draft permit and statement of basis are available for review and comment at NYSDEC's region 8 office.

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:

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 Jul 03, 2015.

Contact:

Kimberly A Merchant
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 E Avon-Lima Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
DEP.R8@dec.ny.gov


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