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ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 07/13/2016

Lewis County

Applicant:

Lyonsdale Biomass LLC
3823 Marmon Rd
Lyons Falls, NY 13368

Facility:

Lyonsdale Biomass LLC
Marmon Lowdale & Lyonsdale Rds
Lyonsdale, NY 13433

Application ID:

6-2338-00012/00005

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Non-public

Project is Located:

Lewis County

Project Description:

The applicant has applied for an initial permit for the continued withdrawal of 915 gallons per minute of water from the Moose River and an on-site well for potable water supply and electricity generation. The facility has been in operation since 1992. 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


Applicant:

V S Virkler & Sons Inc
PO Box 669
Lowville, NY 13367 --669

Facility:

V S Virkler & Son Mine
Gyore Rd / Peckham Road
Lowville, NY 13367

Application ID:

6-2352-00002/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Non-public

Project is Located:

Lewis County

Project Description:

The applicant has applied for an initial permit for the continued withdrawal of 600 gallons per minute of water from on-site ponds to support wash plant operations. The facility has been in operation since at least 1990. 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


Oneida County

Applicant:

Town of New Hartford
111 New Hartford St
New Hartford, NY 13413 -2337

Facility:

Oneida St Sanitary Sewer
Oneida St
New Hartford, NY 13413

Application ID:

6-3048-00077/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Oneida County

Project Description:

The project involves the creation of a Newbury riffle complex over an exposed sewer main within Sauquoit Creek approximately 800 feet northwest of the intersection of Oneida Street and Kellogg Road in Washington Mills. Approximately 800 cubic yards of rock will be placed below the mean high water mark of Sauquoit Creek to create the Newbury riffle. A low flow channel will be implemented into the Newbury riffle design, allowing for movement of fish and other aquatic species. In addition to constructing the Newbury riffle; approximately 150 linear feet of toe wood will be installed along the eastern bank to stabilize a high, undercutting bank. This will result in the excavation of approximately 250 cubic yards of material from Sauquoit Creek which will be repurposed in the soil lifts associated with the toe wood and establishment of a bankfull bench, as well as 250 cubic yards of fill associated with the placement of woody debris.

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.

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:

Todd J Phillips
NYSDEC Region 6 Utica Sub-Office
State Office Bldg - 207 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
(315)793-2555
DEP.R6@dec.ny.gov


Multiple Counties

Applicant:

U S Dept of the Army
The Pentagon
Washington, DC 20310

Facility:

Fort Drum
HQ 10th Mtn Div (LI)
Lewis & Jefferson Co, NY 13601

Application ID:

6-9906-00006/00150

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Public

Project is Located:

Le Ray, Multiple Counties

Project Description:

The applicant has applied for an initial permit for the continued withdrawal of 1,540 gallons of water per minute from five wells (Wells 14 -18) for operation of the Fort Drum Facility. The military installation's water supply system has been in operation since 1941. 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 GPD 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


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