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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 12/30/2015

Chautauqua County

Applicant:

L W Parker Enterprises Inc
PO Box 76
Dewittville, NY 14728 -0076

Facility:

L W Parker Enterprises Perry Site
N of Centralia Rd
Chautauqua, NY

Application ID:

9-0628-00020/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

Chautauqua, Chautauqua County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to modify his current mining and reclamation plan to lower the bottom of the mine floor by 24 feet. Mining into the ground water table will result in the creation of a 1.5 acre, dug-out style pond. The proposed pond will be entirely ground water fed and internally drained, with no inlet or outlet. Side slopes of the pond will be covered with 6 inches of subsoil and 6 inches of topsoil before being seeded and mulched with an appropriate seed mix. No other changes are proposed to the currently approved mining operation.

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 Jan 29, 2016.

Contact:

Ryan D Rockefeller
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany Sub-Office
182 E Union St - Ste 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
DEP.R9@dec.ny.gov


Erie County

Applicant:

City of Buffalo
Niagara Sq
Buffalo, NY 14202

Facility:

Bailey Ave Bridges Over Cazenovia Creek & Buffalo River
Bailey Ave - S of Elk St
Buffalo, NY 14220

Application ID:

9-1402-01115/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Buffalo, Erie County

Project Description:

The proposed project involves the transfer of 1.7 acres of Erie County Parkland to the City of Buffalo to facilitate the realignment of Bailey Avenue and the removal and replacement of two structurally deficient bridges. The two bridges over Cazenovia Creek and the Buffalo River will be constructed on an altered alignment. Approximately 820 feet of disturbed shoreline will be restored. The existing 1.4 acres of highway right-of-way that will no longer be used for highway purposes will be transferred to Erie County and be restored to natural habitat parkland.

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:

A cultural resources survey has been completed and cultural resources were identified. 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 adverse 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.

DEC Commissioner Policy 29, Environmental Justice and Permitting (CP-29)

It has been determined that the proposed action is not subject to CP-29.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Jan 14, 2016.

Contact:

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


Applicant:

Community Services for Developmentally Disabled Inc
180 Oak St
Buffalo, NY 14202 -1515

Facility:

Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled Group Home
0 Southwestern Blvd
Hamburg, NY

Application ID:

9-1448-00434/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Hamburg, Erie County

Project Description:

The Department has received an application to modify the permit for the construction of a 1-story 3,260 square foot residential group home to add a septic tank and leach field in the regulated adjacent area of Freshwater Wetland (FWW) ED-18 on Southwestern Boulevard in the Town of Hamburg. The driveway and the majority of the parking for the residence will be outside the adjacent area. The proposed project will impact approximately 0.33 acre of adjacent area and the remainder of the approximately 16.5 acre parcel, which includes a portion of FWW ED-18, will be preserved as mitigation for the adjacent area impact.

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application. As such, the Department is seeking public comment 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:

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 Jan 14, 2016.

Contact:

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


Niagara County

Applicant:

Mel Hedges

Facility:

Willow Creek Farm
490 Ohio St (E Side of Property)
Lockport, NY 14094

Application ID:

9-2909-00142/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management

Project is Located:

Lockport, Niagara County

Project Description:

The Department has received and made a tentative determination to approve an application for operation of a construction and demolition (C&D) debris processing facility at 490 Ohio Street in the City of Lockport. The proposed facility would process approximately 13,000 tons of scrap wood annually to produce re-built wood pallets, livestock bedding and biofuel. A beneficial use determination must be granted by the Department prior to use of C&D debris for livestock bedding and/or biofuel.

As a tentative determination, the Department is seeking public comment prior to making a final decision 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 performed.

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.

DEC Commissioner Policy 29, Environmental Justice and Permitting (CP-29)

It has been determined that the proposed action is not subject to CP-29.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Jan 14, 2016.

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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