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ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 01/25/2017

Jefferson County

Applicant:

Jefferson County
175 Arsenal St
Watertown, NY 13601

Facility:

Champion Emergency Communication Tower Site
19950 Co Rte 47
Carthage, NY 13619

Application ID:

6-2230-00093/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Jefferson County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to deposit fill in 0.37 acres of federally regulated freshwater emergent wetland as part of the Jefferson County 911 Emergency Radio System Upgrade Project. A mitigation project has been proposed to compensate for the wetland impact.

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: Jefferson County

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.

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 Feb 09, 2017.

Contact:

Benjamin M Shubert
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building - 317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
DEP.R6@dec.ny.gov


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