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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 08/12/2015

Montgomery County

Applicant:

Ken Van Alstine

Facility:

Homestead Organics
2331 St Hwy 5S
Glen, NY

Application ID:

4-2728-00060/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management

Project is Located:

Glen, Montgomery County

Project Description:

The company proposes to obtain a Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) permit to evaluate whether or not using paper mill residuals in its compost mixture will have an adverse impact on groundwater quality. The company currently operates a composting facility which uses animal manure from farms, fruits and vegetable wastes, haylage and silage, grocery store wastes, yard waste and wood chips to produce up to 2,800 tons per year of compost for retail sale. This RD&D permit would allow the company to accept residuals from paper mill processing facilities and use them in the composting mixture. Routine soil sampling will be conducted to evaluate potential impacts to groundwater at the site. The facility is located on a 5.6 acre site located on Dufel Road, adjacent to, and west of NYS Route 5S, and north of the NYS Thruway in the town of Glen.

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: Glen Town Board

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

Cultural resource lists and maps have been checked. The proposed activity is not in an area of identified archaeological sensitivity and no known registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified or documented for the project location. 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 Aug 28, 2015.

Contact:

Angelo A Marcuccio
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 N Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
R4DEP@dec.ny.gov


Schoharie County

Applicant:

Schoharie County SWCD
41 S Grand St
Cobleskill, NY 12043 -1625

Facility:

Conesville Town Park
2000' SW of 1306 St Rte 990V
Conesville, NY

Application ID:

4-4328-00102/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Conesville, Schoharie County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to stabilize approximately 700 linear feet of the Manor Kill adjacent to Conesville Town Park by relocating the stream channel to the former alignment and stabilizing eroding banks by installation of a boulder revetment, root wads, and live stakes. Stream channel will be stabilized with boulder clusters and boulder deflector vanes. Additionally, a walking path is proposed and two recreational access paths will connect the walking path to the restored channel. The project is located east of the intersection of Timm Road and State Route 990V in the Town of Conesville.

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. Mitigation measure required by the Lead Agency will modify the proposed action so that no significant adverse environmental impacts will result. A conditioned Negative Declaration is on file.

SEQR Lead Agency: Conesville Town Board

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

Evaluation using a Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form or other information has concluded that the proposed activity will not impact 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 Aug 27, 2015.

Contact:

David E Witt
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford Sub-Office
65561 St Rte 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
R4DEP@dec.ny.gov


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