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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 01/17/2018

Columbia County


Mitch Nesheiwat


Gas Land Petroleum
Rte 82
Taghkanic, NY

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Taghkanic, Columbia County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to construct a new gas/service station and convenience store on a 1.65-acre vacant commercial lot along Route 82 in the Town of Taghkanic, Columbia County. The applicant will construct a drive-through establishment which will include a new gas station with eight fueling stations, a 2,500 square foot convenience store, and parking to accommodate 14 vehicles. The proposal includes grading and installation of a stabilized stormwater outfall located within 50-feet of an unnamed tributary to the Taghkanic Creek. The project is located on the south side of New York State Route 82, adjacent to the Taconic State Parkway.

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: Taghkanic 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 Feb 01, 2018.


Evan H Hogan
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 N Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306

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