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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 09/30/2015

Rensselaer County

Applicant:

Richard G Senter Testanentary Trust
John R Senter - Trustee
160 Staples Rd
Stephentown, NY 12168

Facility:

Senter Mine
Staples Rd
Stephentown, NY

Application ID:

4-3846-00052/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

Stephentown, Rensselaer County

Project Description:

The Permittee proposes to add 3.16 acres to an existing 21.38 acre life of mine, for a new life of mine area of 24.54 acres. The use of processing equipment, composting and topsoil manufacturing will continue to be authorized. The project is located on Staples Road in the Town of Stephentown, Rensselaer County.

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:

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 Oct 30, 2015.

Contact:

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


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