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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 10/11/2017

Cattaraugus County

Applicant:

Allan Mendell

Facility:

Mendell Gravel Mine
St Rte 219
Great Valley, NY

Application ID:

9-0444-00119/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

Great Valley, Cattaraugus County

Project Description:

The proposed project is the mining of unconsolidated sand, gravel and topsoil on approximately 69 acres out of 86.6 acres owned by the applicant at this location. Mining operations also include removing aggregate material from the groundwater table through the use of a dredge to an elevation of 1303 feet above sea level. Material processing includes crushing and screening with portable units, as well as material processing (crushing) with the dredging equipment. Upon reclamation, there will be a lake approximately 49 acres in size and approximately 100 feet deep, surrounded by vegetated slopes suitable for wildlife habitat and/or open space. The project site is made up of three contiguous parcels located to the west side of NYS Route 219. The northern life-of mine limit (LOML) is approximately 4100 feet south of the intersection of Route 219 with Hungry Hollow Road, with the southern LOML approximately 2100 feet north of the City of Salamanca limits. Great Valley Creek borders the westernmost edge of the two northern most parcels included in this project.

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 Nov 10, 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


Erie County

Applicant:

Domenic Migliaccio

Facility:

Pond Maintenance - Migiliaccio Property
9406 Hunting Valley Rd S
Clarence, NY 14031

Application ID:

9-1432-00435/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Clarence, Erie County

Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve an application for the removal of approximately 9,500 square feet of dredge material from a private pond that Gott Creek flows through. The project will include the rehabilitation of the pond outfall. The dredge material with be placed and stabilized at 5552 Meadowglen Dr, Clarence and 6151 Genesee St, Lancaster. The project is located at 9406 Hunting Valley Rd South in the Town of Clarence. As a tentative determination, the Department is seeking comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance. As such, this tentative determination does not signify Department approval for or endorsement of an activity for which a permit is sought.

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:

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 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 Oct 26, 2017.

Contact:

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


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