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ENB Region 1 Completed Applications 07/19/2017

Suffolk County

Applicant:

Town of Brookhaven
1 Independence Hill
Farmingville, NY 11738

Facility:

Yaphank Lower Lake
Yaphank Ave (Co Rte 21) @ Long Island Ave
Yaphank, NY 11980

Application ID:

1-4722-02255/00015

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 27 Wild, Scenic & Recreational Rivers

Project is Located:

Brookhaven, Suffolk County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to rehabilitate Lower Yaphank Lake by removal of invasive plant species. To reduce downstream sediment travel, the lake will first be lowered and then scraped in the dry to remove sediment & invasive plant species. Lower Yaphank Lake is located off Yaphank Avenue in Yaphank, Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk 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 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: Brookhaven Town Board

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 Aug 03, 2017.

Contact:

John A Wieland
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony Brook 50 Circle Rd
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)444-0365
R1DEP@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

NYS Office of Parks Rec & Historic Preservation
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12238

Facility:

Sunken Meadow State Park
St Rte 25A & Sunken Meadow Pkwy
Kings Park, NY 11754

Application ID:

1-4734-00367/00017

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Smithtown, Suffolk County

Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a modification of a permit for a proposed discharge of 525 gallons per day (Outfall 018) of treated sanitary wastewater to groundwater from the applicant's facility located at the North end of the Sunken Meadow Parkway. The applicant plans to add one new outfall (018) for the sanitary discharge coming from the BOCES Learning Lab. Outfall 017 is also reflected in the modified application D form with a discharge of 0 gallons per day. This outfall receives discharge from the previously approved urine tanks which discharge into a holding tank where the waste is hauled.

Refer to this application by application number listed above and SPDES number, NY0177270.

The proposed discharge is located within an area designated as a sole source aquifer. The following water purveyors have been identified as having service areas located within a 3‑mile radius of the applicant's facility: Suffolk County Water Authority.

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:

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 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 Aug 03, 2017.

Contact:

Roger Evans
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony Brook 50 Circle Rd
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)444-0365
R1DEP@dec.ny.gov


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