ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 10/04/2000

Allegany County
Applicant: Robert T. Chamberlain
5829 Old State Rd
Belfast, NY 14711-
Facility: Chamberlain State Rd Mine
Angelica Creek West Of Camp Rd
Angelica, NY 14709-
Application ID: 9-0232-00029/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: in Angelica in Allegany County.
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to mine gravel from three gravel bars in Angelica Creek with no on-site material processing and stockpiling. The installation of erosion control measures consisting of filling, shaping, rip-rap installation and vegetation (willow wattle) plantings to stabilize eroding stream banks, is also proposed. Two existing farm lanes that access Old State Road and Camp Road, respectively, will be used as haul roads and two stream vehicle crossing sites are planned. A total of 11.92 acres of land will be affected. The reclamation objective is to provide an unobstructed flood plain with stabilized stream banks. The stream reach is between Camp Road and the mouth of Angelica Creek at the Genesee River.

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 Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on 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.
Opportunity for Public Comment: Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Nov 3 2000.
Contact: Kenneth C. Taft
NYSDEC Reg 9 Allegany Sub-Office
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242

Chautauqua County
Applicant: Allen Anderson
554 Mud Creek Rd
Kennedy, NY 14747-
Facility: Anderson'S Melody Brook Farm
Mud Creek Rd & Route 62
Clark Corners, NY -
Application ID: 9-0656-00049/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 5 Stream Protection
Project is Located: in Poland in Chautauqua County.
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to eliminate a severe meander of Mud Creek that is close to eroding into the Melody Farm barnyard and barn. The proposed realignment channel will be about 200 feet long and the existing channel will be retained to carry flood flows. The project site is about 200 yards upstream from the US Route 62 bridge.

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 performed.
SEQR Lead Agency: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: Cultural resource lists and map have been checked. No registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at 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 Oct 20 2000.
Contact: Kenneth C. Taft
NYSDEC Reg 9 Allegany Sub-Office
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242

Erie County
Applicant: Pine Hill Materials Corp
2255 Bailey Ave
Buffalo, NY 14211-1713
Facility: Pine Hill-Pavement West Site
Pavement Rd Near Nichter Rd
Lancaster, NY 14086-
Application ID: 9-1452-00155/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: in Lancaster in Erie County.
Project Description:

The applicant proposes a ten acre addition to the Pavement West (Mine) Site, currently permitted for 19 acres. It is proposed to continue mining below the ground water table. This will result in a lake with a total size of 39 acres, which includes the 9.4 acre pre-existing pond and the currently approved lake excavation together with the addition proposed. No other changes in mine operating procedures, and reclamation plans are included. The mine is located at 324 Pavement Road and the addition is located along the east and west boundaries of the existing mine.

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 map have been checked. No registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at 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 Nov 3 2000.
Contact: Kenneth C. Taft
NYSDEC Reg 9 Allegany Sub-Office
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242

Wyoming County
Applicant: Attica - V
Village Hall 9 Water St
Attica, NY 14011-
Facility: Tonawanda Creek @ Prospect Street
Prospect Street
Attica, NY 14011-
Application ID: 9-5622-00048/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 5 Stream Protection
Project is Located: in Attica in Wyoming County.
Project Description:

The proposal is to install approximately 350 linear feet of rock riprap bank protection along the north bank of the stream. Gravel from existing gravel bars will be used to grade and shape banks prior to placement of riprap. The project is located immediately upstream (west), from the Prospect Street Bridge in the Village of Attica.

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 map have been checked. No registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at 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 Nov 23 2000.
Contact: Michael J. McMurray
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165