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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 02/15/2017

Columbia County

Applicant:

Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth
13640 St Rte 22
Canaan, NY 12029

Facility:

Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth
13640 Rte 22
Canaan, NY 12029

Application ID:

4-1024-00002/00009

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Non-public

Project is Located:

Canaan, Columbia County

Project Description:

The applicant has applied for an initial permit for the continued withdrawal of 105 gallons per minute of water from on-site groundwater wells for the purpose of potable water supply. 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 Mar 02, 2017.

Contact:

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


Rensselaer County

Applicant:

Scannell Development Company
800 East 96TH St 175
Indianapolis, IN 46240

Facility:

Fedex Ground Distribution
Rte 4
East Greenbush, NY 12061

Application ID:

4-3824-00001/00012

Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

East Greenbush, Rensselaer County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to expand the existing parking area by 2.71 acres which will result in the placement of fill in .20 acres of federal wetland. Mitigation will be a combination of wetland creation (.63 acres), wetland enhancement (3.22 acres) and deed restrictions on 1.43 acres of wetland and upland. The project is located at the Fed Ex Distribution Center, Route 4 in East Greenbush, Rensselaer 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 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:

Cultural resource lists and maps have been checked. The proposed activity is not in an area of identified archaeological sensitivity and no known registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified or documented for 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 Mar 02, 2017.

Contact:

Nancy M Baker
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 N Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
R4DEP@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

Troy Sand & Gravel Co Inc
PO Box 171
Watervliet, NY 12189 -0171

Facility:

Weir Sand & Gravel Mine
St Rte 67 - S Side - 1 Mi W of St Rte 40
Schaghticoke, NY 12154

Application ID:

4-3842-00089/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Non-public

Project is Located:

Schaghticoke, Rensselaer County

Project Description:

The applicant has applied for an initial permit for the continued withdrawal of 1,000 gallons per minute of water from an on-site pond for the purpose of aggregate production and dust suppression. The facility has been in operation since at least 2000. 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 Mar 02, 2017.

Contact:

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


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