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ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 11/01/2017

Westchester County

Applicant:

Westchester County
148 Martine Ave
White Plains, NY 10601 -4704

Facility:

Westchester County Airport
240 Airport Rd (St Rte 120)
Purchase, NY 10528

Application ID:

3-5599-00064/00015

Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Harrison, Westchester County

Project Description:

Westchester Department of Public Works and Transportation proposes to dredge 10,878 cubic yards of material from a 3.948 acre federal wetland. The purpose of the maintenance dredging is to restore the capacity of Detension Basin B, which provides stormwater management for the Westchester County Airport. The dredged material will be disposed of onsite at an approved upland location. After the removal of material, the applicant proposes to re-establish wetland plantings along the embankments and within the detention basin. The bottom of the detention basin will be replanted with narrow-leaved cattail and soft stem bulrush, spaced 18-inches on-center, and the embankment will be seeded with native grasses for erosion control.

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 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 Nov 16, 2017.

Contact:

Michael V Grosso
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 S Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
DEP.R3@dec.ny.gov


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