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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 09/28/2016

Columbia County

Applicant:

Taconic Shores Property Owners Assoc Inc
53 Lake Shore Dr
Copake, NY 12516 -0025

Facility:

Taconic Shores - Robinson Pond
Co Rte 7A (Lake View Rd)
Copake, NY 12516

Application ID:

4-1032-00003/00045

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:

Copake, Columbia County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to lower the level of Robinson Pond a maximum of 48" below the top of the concrete spillway to protect lake structures from ice, facilitate dock repairs and expose shoreline to freezing to reduce invasive species. Drawdown will commence no later than October 15th, and rate shall not exceed 1 ft per 24 hour. Refill will occur after ice out, a minimum flow of 2-3 cubic feet per second of water maintained through the dam to Roeliff Jansen Kill. Robinson pond is a freshwater wetland H-26, CO-3.

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:

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 Oct 13, 2016.

Contact:

Kristen K Cady-Poulin
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 N Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
R4DEP@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

Kinderhook Lake Corp
PO Box 53
Niverville, NY 12130 -0053

Facility:

Kinderhook Lake & Dam
Kinderhook Lake
Kinderhook, NY 12106

Application ID:

4-1044-00032/00039

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:

Kinderhook, Columbia County

Project Description:

Applicant proposes to lower the surface level of Kinderhook Lake (freshwater wetland K-109) a maximum of 33" below the primary spillway . Drawdown initiated October 15 and water level raised after ice-out in the spring. A minimum of 2-3 cubic feet per second will be maintained through the sluice gate in the dam at all time.

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:

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 Oct 13, 2016.

Contact:

Kristen K Cady-Poulin
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 N Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
R4DEP@dec.ny.gov


Greene County

Applicant:

Town of Greenville
11159 Rte 32
PO Box 38
Greenville, NY 12083 -0038

Facility:

Town of Greenville WWTP
St Rte 32 & Country Estates Rd
Greenville, NY 12083

Application ID:

4-1932-00024/00002

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 P/C/I SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Greenville, Greene County

Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is proposing a Department Initiated Modification (DIM) to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit (NY0094854), pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 750-1.18, and 750-1.19, the Priority Ranking System known as New York State's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS). This modification will also serve to renew the SPDES permit, the term of which was extended under the State Administrative Procedures Act (SAPA).

The facility has an average flow rate of 0.021 mgd and discharges treated sanitary wastewaters via Outfall 001 to a Tributary to Basic Creek, a class C water. Treatment at the facility consists of bar screen, comminutor, equalization tank, primary clarifier, RBC/Activated sludge, secondary clarifiers, sand filter, UV disinfection.

The following changes to the permit are proposed: Dissolved Oxygen and Chlorine limits have been added; TDS and Nitrite monitoring has been added; Summer limits for Ammonia have been increased and decreased for winter; Methylene Blue Activated Substances foaming agents limit has been removed; and, the permit includes updated forms and the latest general conditions. Details of changes are specified in the draft permit and statement of basis.

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 Oct 28, 2016.

Contact:

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


Schoharie County

Applicant:

Village of Cobleskill
378 Mineral Springs Rd
Cobleskill, NY 12043 -1607

Facility:

Cobleskill-V-Water Poll Control Plant
East Macarthur Ave
Cobleskill, NY 12043

Application ID:

4-4326-00032/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Cobleskill, Schoharie 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#0024201) for the surface discharge of treated wastewater via Outfall 001 to Cobleskill Creek, a class C water.

The facility has an average design flow of 1.8 mgd. Treatment at the facility consists of bar rake, grinders, grit removal, extended aeration and clarification, chlorination and post aeration. Sludge is transported to landfill.

DEC proposes to incorporate the following modifications to this permit: Permit limits, levels and monitoring pages have to updated to include the following; -Daily maximum flow has been added, -pH range has changed, -UOD daily maximum limit has been added along with a monthly average monitoring for summer, -Summer and winter daily maximum Total Ammonia (as N) limits have been added, as well as monthly average monitoring for both seasons, -Temperature monthly average monitoring has been added, -Phosphorus daily maximum monitoring has been added, -Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) testing quarterly acute and chronic action levels have been added for one year, -Total Residual Chlorine monthly average monitoring and daily maximum limit have been added, -Footnote 2 has been modified to show how to calculate UOD, -Footnote 3 and 4 have been deleted and a new Footnote 3 added to describe the WET testing. Additionally, a short term high tensity monitoring schedule of submittals has been added for Total Copper and Total Zinc. A mercury minimization program has been added. The Discharge Notification Requirements, the Mini Pretreatment Program, and, the Recording, Reporting and Additional Monitoring requirements have been updated. The Monitoring Locations, and, the General Requirements have been added. 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 Oct 28, 2016.

Contact:

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


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