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ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 09/14/2016

Clinton County

Applicant:

Graymont Materials (NY) Inc
111 Quarry Rd
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Facility:

Mooers Stone Products Quarry 1
Howard Rd
Mooers, NY 12958

Application ID:

5-0938-00043/02001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Non-public

Project is Located:

Mooers, Clinton County

Project Description:

The applicant has applied for an initial permit for the continued withdrawal of 550 gallons per minute of water from the quarry sump pond for operation of the Graymont Materials Mooers Stone Products Quarry #1 Facility. The mining facility has been in operation in recent years. 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.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Sep 29, 2016.

Contact:

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


Applicant:

Saranac Ctl Sch Dist
PO Box 8
Cadyville, NY 12918 -0008

Facility:

Saranac Athletic Fields and Parking Lot
NYS Rte 3 0.2 M Sw of Campbell Way
Saranac, NY 12981

Application ID:

5-0944-00072/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 27 Wild, Scenic & Recreational Rivers

Project is Located:

Saranac, Clinton County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to construct a 90-space, 40,000-square foot gravel parking lot and a 20'x30' rain shelter in a field owned by NYS DOCCS adjacent to NYS RTE 3. These developments are associated with a new non-motorized recreational space use of baseball fields and soccer fields. This project is located within 1/4 mile of the Saranac River which is classified as a recreational river.

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 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 29, 2016.

Contact:

Erin M Donhauser
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
1115 St Rte 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
DEP.R5@dec.ny.gov


Saratoga County

Applicant:

Heritage Development Holdings LLC
PO Box 1123
Clifton Park, NY 12065 -1123

Facility:

Abele Woods Development
Benedict Rd
Ballston, NY 12019

Application ID:

5-4120-00283/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Ballston, Saratoga County

Project Description:

Applicant proposes a 134 lot subdivision on a 96 acre parcel at Benedict Road in the Town of Ballston. Impacts from the proposed roadway total 0.41 acres to federally-protected wetland and 258 linear feet to federally protected waterway.

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: Ballston Town Planning Board

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 an adverse impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. The department must consult further with OPRHP before making a final decision regarding the issuance of the permit.

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 29, 2016.

Contact:

Kevin R Bliss
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg Sub-Office
232 Golf Course Rd
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
DEP.R5@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

Halfmoon Holdings LLC
c/o Ivan Zdrahal
959 Rte 146
Clifton Park, NY 12065

Facility:

Linden Woods Residential Subdivision
111 Dunsbach Rd
Clifton Park, NY 12065

Application ID:

5-4138-00243/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Halfmoon, Saratoga County

Project Description:

Applicant proposes a residential subdivision, including the construction of new homes in project phases A and B on approximately 76 acres along Dunsbach Road in the Town of Halfmooon. Approximately 0.483 acre disturbance to federally-protected wetland and 110 linear feet of federally-protected stream are anticipated for actions associated with lot grading, and road and driveway crossings.

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: Halfmoon Town Board

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

A cultural resources survey has been completed. The report of the survey is on file. No archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at 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 29, 2016.

Contact:

Kevin R Bliss
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg Sub-Office
232 Golf Course Rd
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
DEP.R5@dec.ny.gov


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