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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 11/15/2017

Delaware County

Applicant:

Town of Colchester
PO Box 321
Downsville, NY 13755 -0321

Facility:

Harmonie Farms Gravel Bank
6292 River Rd
Colchester, NY

Application ID:

4-1224-00604/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

Colchester, Delaware County

Project Description:

The applicant requests a new permit for the operation of a 4.73 acre Life of Mine (LOM) sand and gravel mine. A portable screener is proposed to be used at this location and 4.73 acres are proposed to be affected during this permit term. This facility is located at 6292 River Road, Colchester.

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:

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 Dec 15, 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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