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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 07/13/2016

Albany County

Applicant:

Pinehaven Country Club, Inc.
1151 Siver Rd
PO Box 567
Guilderland, NY 12084

Facility:

Pinehaven Country Club
1151 Siver Rd
Guilderland, NY 12084

Application ID:

4-0130-00318/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Non-public

Project is Located:

Guilderland, Albany County

Project Description:

The applicant has applied for an initial permit for the continued withdrawal of 900 gallons per minute of water from an on-site pond fed by the East Branch of Hunger Kill for golf course irrigation. The facility has been in operation since 1960. No changes in current operations from recent years are proposed.

The Department has determined that the Facility is eligible for an Initial Permit under Section 15-1501.9 of the Environmental Conservation Law. Initial Permits are limited to existing facilities for existing water withdrawals over 100,000 gallons per day which were properly reported to the Department prior to February 15, 2012. Section 15-501.9 requires the Department to issue Initial Water Withdrawal Permits for the reported volume.

The Department has determined that the issuance of "initial permits" under ECL section 15-501.9 as implemented by 6 NYCRR 601.7 is a ministerial action and therefore subject to the Type II exemption set out in 6 NYCRR 617.5(c)(19).

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 not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.

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.

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 Jul 28, 2016.

Contact:

Karyn Hanson
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
DEPPermitting@dec.ny.gov


Columbia County

Applicant:

Village of Chatham
77 Main St
Chatham, NY 12037 -1202

Facility:

Chatham Compost Facility
Brookside Ave Ext
Chatham, NY

Application ID:

4-1026-00157/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management

Project is Located:

Chatham, Columbia County

Project Description:

The Village of Chatham has applied to renew their Solid Waste Management Permit for the village's composting facility at Brookside Avenue Extension. The facility uses a mixture of 60 percent yard waste and 40 percent wastewater treatment plant sludge with a 30 cubic yards per week processing limit.

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 not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.

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.

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 Jul 28, 2016.

Contact:

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


Greene County

Applicant:

Greene County SWCD
907 County Office Bldg
Cairo, NY 12413 -9502

Facility:

Big Hollow Stream
½ Mi above CD Lane Reservoir / Rec Area
Windham, NY 12496

Application ID:

4-1946-00097/00012

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Windham, Greene County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to complete a stream restoration project and install bioengineering treatments within the Class C(TS) Batavia Kill, which includes the installation of riffles for grade control; grading of the channel cross section and profile in its current location; and streambank stabilization measures along approximately 650 linear feet of the project length. The applicant also proposes to vegetate the banks and floodplain with native riparian plants. This project is located along Greene County Route 56 near the intersection with Ruland Road.

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.

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 Jul 28, 2016.

Contact:

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


Montgomery County

Applicant:

Fonda Fultonville Joint Sewerage Board
Robert Headwell
PO Box 45
Fultonville, NY 12072 -0045

Facility:

Fonda-Fultonville Joint Wastewater Treat Plant
29 S Bridge St
Fonda, NY 12068

Application ID:

4-2732-00004/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Mohawk, Montgomery County

Project Description:

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a renewal to State Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems (SPDES) permit (NY# 0032433) for the surface discharge of treated wastewater to the Mohawk River, a class C water.

Treatment at the facility consists of bar screens, aerated grit removal, activated sludge/digestion, and chlorination. Sludge is disposed of at the Gloversville-Johnstown Joint Wastewater Treatment Plant. Grit is landfilled.

DEC proposes to incorporate the following modifications to this permit: The disinfection season has been revised; Permit levels, limits and monitoring requirements for parameters have been updated and/or added. New Mercury Minimization Plan requirements and associated limits have been added. New Whole Effluent Toxicity testing requirements have been added; New Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan requirements and associated Schedule of Submittals have been added. New Mini Pretreatment Program requirements have been added. The permit includes updated forms and the latest general conditions. Details of changes are specified in the draft permit and fact sheet.

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 not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.

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.

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 Aug 12, 2016.

Contact:

Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
DEPPermitting@dec.ny.gov


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