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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 07/11/2018

Albany County

Applicant:

Albany Water Board
10 N Enterprise Dr
Albany, NY 12204

Facility:

Albany - C Combined Sewer Overflows
Hudson River
Albany, NY 12207

Application ID:

4-0101-00012/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Albany, Albany County

Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is proposing a renewal and Department Initiated Modification (DIM) to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit NY0025747, pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 750-1.18, and 750-1.19, the Priority Ranking System known as New York State's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS).

The City of Albany Combined Sewer Overflows (CSO) is one of the six area municipalities that operate combined sewer overflows. Albany County CSO discharges to the Krum Kill, and Hudson River, class C(T) and C waters, respectively. The following changes to the permit are proposed: The water index number and water class for Krum Kill have been corrected; Coordinates for the CSO Outfalls were updated and an outfall table was created to indicate associated regulators or pump station with each outfall; Best Management Practices for Combined Overflows have been updated; the CSO Long-Term Control Plan Implementation Schedule has been removed since it is already included in the Order of Consent 4-20120911-01; A Mercury Minimization Program has been added; Outfall and Regulator Locations Map has been added; General Requirements have been added; and, Recording, Reporting and Additional Monitoring Requirements have been added.

The permit includes updated forms and the latest general conditions. Details of changes are specified in the draft permit and statement of basis which may be viewed and printed from the Department web site at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6054.html.

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:

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.

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 10, 2018.

Contact:

Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
DEPPermitting@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

City of Cohoes
City Hall
97 Mohawk St
Cohoes, NY 12047

Facility:

Cohoes - C Combined Sewer Overflows
Myrtle Ave / Hudson Ave / Bridge Ave / Van Schaick Ave / N Gansvoort Ave / Ontario St / N Mohawk & Vliet Sts / Saratoga St / Conboy Ave / Peach St / Cedar St / Garner St / Columbia
Cohoes, NY 12047

Application ID:

4-0103-00005/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Cohoes, Albany County

Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is proposing a renewal and Department Initiated Modification (DIM) to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit NY0031046, pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 750-1.18, and 750-1.19, the Priority Ranking System known as New York State's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS).

The City of Cohoes Combined Sewer Overflows (CSO) is one of the six area municipalities that operate combined sewer overflows. The City of Cohoes CSOs discharge to the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers, class C waters.

The following changes to the permit are proposed: Updates have been made to page 1; Coordinates for the CSO Outfalls were updated and an outfall table was created to indicate associated regulators or pump station with each outfall; Best Management Practices for Combined Overflows has been updated; The CSO Long-Term Control Plan Implementation Schedule has been removed since it is included in the Order of Consent, CO4-20120911-01; A Mercury Minimization Program requirement has been added; An Outfall Location Map has been added; General Requirements have been added; The Recording, Reporting and Additional Monitoring Requirements page has been updated.

The permit includes updated forms and the latest general conditions. Details of changes are specified in the draft permit and statement of basis which may be viewed and printed from the Department web site at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6054.html.

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.

This project is subject to the Department's Environmental Justice Policy and an enhanced public participation plan has been prepared and accepted as a component of application completeness. As part of the plan, a document repository has been established near the project area that contains application and project related materials. Information on the repository location and other outreach components of the plan is available from the identified DEC contact.

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:

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.

DEC Commissioner Policy 29, Environmental Justice and Permitting (CP-29)

The proposed action is subject to CP-29. An enhanced public participation plan was submitted by the applicant and has become part of the complete application.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Aug 10, 2018.

Contact:

Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
DEPPermitting@dec.ny.gov


Columbia County

Applicant:

Long Lake Sewage-Works Corporation
30 Arcadia Dr
Ancramdale, NY 12503

Facility:

Long Lake Townhomes
30 Arcadia Dr
Ancramdale, NY 12503

Application ID:

4-1020-00016/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Ancram, Columbia County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to modified State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit for operation of a sanitary treatment system for the Long Lake Townhouse community in Ancram. The modified draft permit updates the legally responsible party to which to permit is issued, changing it from Long Lake Homeowner's Association, Inc. to Long Lake Sewage-Works Corporation, a NYS registered transportation corporation. No other updates have been made to the SPDES permit since it was last issued in 2004.

The Department has made a tentative determination to modify a permit for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law. This tentative determination indicates that the discharge regulated under this statute is considered to satisfy regulatory standards for permit issuance, based on information available to the Department at this time. As a tentative determination, the Department seeks 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 the activity for which a permit is sought or for the overall proposed project.

A draft permit is available for review and comment at the Region 4 office by notifying the contact person identified below. Refer to this application using DEC #4-1020-00016 and/or SPDES #NY0223930.

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 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 Jul 26, 2018.

Contact:

Patricia M Gabriel
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 N Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
R4DEP@dec.ny.gov


Greene County

Applicant:

NYC Dept of Environmental Protection
96-05 Horace Harding Expy Fl 5
Corona, NY 11368

Facility:

Tannersville - V STP
Allen Rd
Tannersville, NY 12485

Application ID:

4-1936-00030/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Hunter, Greene County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to modify an existing surface discharge SPDES permit. The modification proposes to: change the seasonal temperature limit and monitoring to a year round action level; change the flow limit from a 30 day arithmetic mean to a monthly average and added a daily maximum flow monitoring requirement; change the phosphorous limit from a 30 day arithmetic mean to a monthly average; update limits to reflect two significant figures; remove schedule of compliance for required actions that have been completed; and, added monitoring locations section and general requirements section. The facility is located at Allen Road, Tannersville, NY. Refer to this application number listed above and SPDES Number NY 0026573.

The modification proposes to: change the seasonal temperature limit and monitoring to a year round action level; change the flow limit from a 30 day arithmetic mean to a monthly average and added a daily maximum monitoring requirement, change thee phosphorous limit from a 30 day arithmetic mean to a monthly average, updated limits, remove schedule of compliance as the required actions have been completed, and added monitoring locations section and general requirements section. The facility is located at Allen Road, Tannersville, NY. Refer to this application number listed above and SPDES Number NY 0026573.

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:

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.

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 10, 2018.

Contact:

Martha A Bellinger
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford Sub-Office
65561 St Rte 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
R4DEP@dec.ny.gov


Schoharie County

Applicant:

Town of Schoharie
Schoharie Co Office Bldg
PO Box 429 - 300 Main St
Schoharie, NY 12157

Facility:

Stony Brook Rd
Stony Brook Rd
Schoharie, NY

Application ID:

4-4342-00094/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Schoharie, Schoharie County

Project Description:

The Town of Schoharie proposes to stabilize five separate sites along a 12,750 linear foot reach of Stone Brook Creek, including culvert replacements, rock revetment repair, grade controls and bank repairs. The site is located on Stony Brook Creek, along the southern border of the Town of Schoharie.

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:

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.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Jul 26, 2018.

Contact:

Nancy M Baker
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 N Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
R4DEP@dec.ny.gov


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