ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 11/01/2000

Albany County
Applicant: Vulcan New Scotland Corp
P O Box 4026
Patroon Station
Albany, NY 12204-0026
Facility: Buckingham Mews
Krumkill Road
Albany, NY -
Application ID: 4-0101-00299/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: in Albany in Albany County.
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to fill 0.36 acres of federally protected wetlands to facilitate construction of the Buckingham Mews subdivision project. Initial construction prior to 1990 resulted in approximately 0.40 acres of previous wetland disturbance. Proposed mitigation is to conduct a study of the Krum Kill at a cost of approximately $5,000, to establish a baseline of existing stream corridor conditions to be used to develop recommendations for improving and/or maintaining water quality and natural features along the stream corridor and tributaries. The project is located at the intersection of New Scotland Road and Krumkill Road, in the City of Albany, Albany County.

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: A cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. 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 17 2000.
Contact: Michael T. Higgins
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069