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ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 04/19/2017

Franklin County


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


Tupper Lake WWTF
Water St
Tupper Lake, NY 12986

Application ID:


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 include the inflow and infiltration (I/I) plan schedule to identify and reduce the I/I that contribute extra flow to the wastewater treatment system. The plan will be developed and submitted to the Department for approval within 21 months of this modification issuance. 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 May 19, 2017.


Erin M Donhauser
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
1115 St Rte 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977

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