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ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 11/02/2016

Clinton County

Applicant:

J E Sheehan Contracting Corp
208 Sissonville Rd
Potsdam, NY 13676

Facility:

Lewis Mine
Fiske Rd - N Side - 3,000 Ft W of I-87
Chazy, NY 12921

Application ID:

5-0930-00158/00004

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

Chazy, Clinton County

Project Description:

The proposed mining of consolidated limestone on 34.4 acres of a 232.2 acre site, with an initial proposed affected area of 10.6 acres. A maximum of 15 acres will be open or disturbed at any one time. Reclamation will be concurrent with mining. The estimated life of mine is approximately 25 years. The maximum depth of excavation is expected to be 35'. All mining will remain a minimum of 5' above groundwater table. Use of on-site processing with portable motorized crushing and screening equipment is proposed, as well as occasional blasting. Mining will use dump trucks, two front end loaders, one skid steer, on-road haul trucks, a water truck, rock drill, and one portable plant consisting of a jaw crusher, cone crusher, and screener. The mining operation will generate an average of 3 trips/hr and a maximum of 5 trips/hr. Excavation activities may be inactive during the winter months. The proposed hours of operation are Mon-Fri 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and Sat from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Blasting will be Mon-Fri 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. A SWPPP has been developed to ensure stormwater will be internally draining. The site will be reclaimed to native grass and legume plantings. The mine is located on the northern side of Fiske Rd, 3,000 ft W of I-87, Town of Chazy, Clinton County.

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: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

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 Dec 02, 2016.

Contact:

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


Franklin County

Applicant:

Village of Tupper Lake
53 Park St
PO Box 1290
Tupper Lake, NY 12986 -0290

Facility:

Tupper Lake WWTF
Water St
Tupper Lake, NY 12986

Application ID:

5-1620-00011/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Tupper Lake, Franklin County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to modify its permit at an existing discharge of 4.5 MGD of treated wastewater from municipal treatment plant to Raquette Pond. The applicant is requesting to extend the compliance date requiring the construction/ implementation of wastewater treatment improvements and comply with final effluent limitation by one year from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2019. This request is to allow sufficient time for the Village to secure funding and design additional upgrades to the treatment plant and collection system. Refer to this application by application number listed above and SPDES Number NY0029939.

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 Dec 02, 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


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