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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 03/22/2017

Cattaraugus County

Applicant:

Gernatt Asphalt Products Inc
13870 Taylor Hollow Rd
Collins, NY 14034

Facility:

Gernatt Point Peter Road Pit
Point Peter Rd - E Side @ Forty Rd
Gowanda, NY

Application ID:

9-0472-00013/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

Persia, Cattaraugus County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes to add approximately 35.8 acres of land (Northern Expansion) out of a 38.6 acre parcel owned by the applicant, to its presently permitted 31.7 acre Point Peter Road Pit. The Northern Expansion is located adjacent to and north of the existing Point Peter Road Pit. The hours of operation for the Northern Expansion will be 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday. There will be no operations on Sundays or on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day (July 4th), Labor Day, Thanksgiving, or Christmas Day. Most raw material will be loaded directly onto trucks and taken to an off-site processing plant. There will be no excavation into the groundwater table and no other changes to the existing mining operation. The Northern Expansion will be reclaimed to land suitable for wildlife habitat and open space.

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:

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 no adverse impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. 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 Apr 21, 2017.

Contact:

Charles D Cranston
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany Sub-Office
182 E Union St - Ste 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-0645
DEP.R9@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

Brenda Bacon

Facility:

3 Olmstead Apartments
6-10 N Main St & 3 Olmstead St
Delevan, NY

Application ID:

9-0484-00144/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Yorkshire, Cattaraugus County

Project Description:

The Department has received an application for discharge of treated sanitary wastewater from two septic tank/sand filter systems at the applicant's facility located at 6 North Main Street and 3 Olmstead in the Village of Delevan. The application proposes to continue an existing total discharge of approximately 2,305 gallons per day of treated sanitary wastewater to Elton Creek, a class C waterabody, from the two systems. The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application. As a tentative determination, the Department is seeking public comment on the application prior to making a final decision on permit issuance. As such, this tentative determination does not signify Department approval for or endorsement of the activity for which a permit is sought. A draft permit is available for review.

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 Apr 21, 2017.

Contact:

Lynne J Judd
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
DEP.R9@dec.ny.gov


Niagara County

Applicant:

Western New York Land Conservancy
PO Box 471
East Aurora, NY 14052 -0471

Facility:

Stella Niagara Preserve
4420 Lower River Rd
Lewiston, NY 14092

Application ID:

9-2924-00160/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 34 Coastal Erosion Management
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Lewiston, Niagara County

Project Description:

The Department has received and made a tentative determination to approve an application for the construction of 125 linear feet of shoreline improvements on the Niagara River at the Stella Niagara Preserve. These improvements include the removal of 100 cubic yards of concrete and wood debris which will be replaced by 160 yards of large stone and gravel fill. This fill will be used to create a kayak launch site and 80 sq. ft. of shallow water areas near the shoreline designed to improve fish habitat. Approximately 125 native trees, shrubs, grasses, and wetland plants will be planted in the project area to help improve habitat and shoreline stability.

As a tentative determination the Department is seeking public comments prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.

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:

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 located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 Apr 06, 2017.

Contact:

Kerri L Pickard-DePriest
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
DEP.R9@dec.ny.gov


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