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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 06/07/2017

Greene County

Applicant:

Peckham Materials Corp
20 Haarlem Ave
White Plains, NY 10603 -2223

Facility:

Catskill Quarry
6446 US Rte 9W
Alsen, NY 12414

Application ID:

4-1926-00021/00054

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Non-public

Project is Located:

Catskill, Greene County

Project Description:

The applicant has applied for an initial permit for the continued withdrawal of 8,325 gallons of water per minute from quarry sumps and an on-site well for aggregate production and cement production. The facility has been in operation since at least 1915. 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 Jun 22, 2017.

Contact:

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


Applicant:

Howard Rennell

Facility:

Bearpen Mountain Sports Facility
Co Rte 2 - 50' on S Side Between Don Irwin Rd & Overlook Dr
Prattsville, NY

Application ID:

4-1944-00094/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Non-public

Project is Located:

Prattsville, Greene County

Project Description:

The applicant has requested a permit to withdraw up to 378,000 gallons of water per day from the onsite spring/storage pond for use by Bearpen Mountain Sports. The water will be used for snowmaking. The instantaneous withdrawal rate shall not exceed 350 gallons per minute.

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 performed.

SEQR Lead Agency: Prattsville Town Planning Board

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.

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 Jun 22, 2017.

Contact:

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


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