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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 08/19/2015

Erie County

Applicant:

Chad Armstrong

Facility:

Armstrong Property
154 Mill Rd
East Aurora, NY 14052

Application ID:

9-1424-00177/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Aurora, Erie County

Project Description:

The Department has received and made a tentative determination to approve an application to stabilize approximately 140 feet of streambank adjacent to East Branch Cazenovia Creek, a Class B waterbody. The proposed project involves construction of a soldier pile retaining wall, placement of fill and biotechnical plantings above the mean high water level to stabilize and prevent further erosion of property at 154 Mill Road in the Village of East Aurora. Appropriate sediment and erosion controls will be utilized during construction.

The Department is seeking public comment prior to making a final determination regarding permit issuance.

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:

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 Sep 03, 2015.

Contact:

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


Applicant:

Town of West Seneca
1250 Union Rd
Buffalo, NY 14224

Facility:

Overflow Retention Facility Plant 6
502 Mineral Springs Rd
West Seneca, NY 14224

Application ID:

9-1468-00036/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

West Seneca, Erie County

Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is pursuing a Department Initiated Modification to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit for the above-referenced facility, pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 750-1.18 and 750-1.19, the Priority Ranking System known as New York State's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS). The above-referenced facility is authorized to discharge treated sanitary wastewater to the Buffalo River, a Class C waterbody. The proposed permit modifications include new Action Levels at Outfall No. 001 for total suspended solids (45 mg/l - 7 day average) and biological oxygen demand, 5 Day (45 mg/l - 7 day average) and new or more stringent effluent limits at Outfall No. 001 for settleable solids (0.3 ml/l - daily maximum) and fecal coliform (400/100 ml - 7 day average). A draft permit is available for review. The Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.

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 application type is exempt and/or the project involves the continuation of an existing operational activity.

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 Sep 18, 2015.

Contact:

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


Multiple Counties

Applicant:

Niagara Musky Association Inc
C/O 234 Spaulding St
North Tonawanda, NY 14120

Facility:

Niagara River Fish Attraction Structures Phase II
Upper Niagara River
North Tonawanda, NY 14120

Application ID:

9-9909-00119/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Several Counties in this Region

Project Description:

The Department has received and made a tentative determination to approve an application for the placement of fish attraction structures at four locations in the Upper Niagara River. The proposed structures will create structural aquatic habitat by placement of large rock and woody debris that break up river currents to provide shelter for adult fish and areas for young fish to escape predation. Two of the proposed structures will be located in near-shore areas and two will be located in mid-river locations. A boulder field is proposed at the Fishing Access Site just upstream of the South Grand Island Bridge; off-sore rock wing structures are proposed near a historic ferry landing south of Whitehaven Road in Grand Island and near Fisherman's Park in North Tonawanda; and a shallow-water fish habitat structure is proposed at Gratwick Park in North Tonawanda.

The Department is seeking public comment prior to making a final determination regarding permit issuance.

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:

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 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 Sep 03, 2015.

Contact:

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


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