Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 02/21/2001

Erie County
Applicant: Niagara Frontier Transportation Auth
PO Box 5010
Buffalo, NY 14203-
Facility: Small Boat Harbor
N/A
Buffalo, NY 10000-
Application ID: 9-1402-00599/00008
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Buffalo, Erie County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to undertake the NFTA Boat Harbor Beach Project, including the following activities: removal of debris; placement of heavy stone fill for erosion protection; beach resurfacing (approximately 1600 feet); personal watercraft launch; boardwalk; fishing pier; floating dock; and two parking lots. The project is located west of Fuhrman Drive and south of the Small Boat Harbor on Lake Erie.

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: Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority
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 located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 Mar 12 2001.
Contact: David S. Denk
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
dsdenk@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Modern Landfill Inc
PO Box 209
Model City, NY 14107-0209
Facility: Hopkins St Material Recovery Facility
266 Hopkins St
Buffalo, NY 14220-
Application ID: 9-1402-00645/00009
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management
Project is Located: Buffalo, Erie County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to operate a construction and demolition debris and recyclables processing facility with a capacity of 500 tons per day. The project site is located at 266 Hopkins Street (at Tifft Street) in the City of Buffalo. This application supercedes the Notice of Complete Application dated November 24, 1999 for a proposed solid waste transfer station at the same location. The previous application for a solid waste transfer station was withdrawn.

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: The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.
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 Mar 9 2001.
Contact: David S. Denk
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
dsdenk@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: NYS Office Of Parks, Rec & Hist Preserv
Agency Bldg 1
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12238-
Facility: Beaver Island State Park
East River Marina
Grand Island, NY 14072-
Application ID: 9-1446-00135/00013
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Grand Island, Erie County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to undertake the East River Wetlands Enhancement Project to preserve and enhance shore area wetlands and provide additional recreational activities, including: construction of approximately 0.41 acres of semi-submerged islands, 0.7 acre of shoreline ponds; 300 foot long breakwater/jetty with stone path; fishing and wildlife observation areas; floating docks; car top boat launch and 5300 cubic yards of dredging in the existing boat basin; along with wetland plantings, management of native species including exotic species management. The project is located within NYS Freshwater Wetland BW-2, a Class I wetland, on the east shore of the Niagara 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: NYSOPRHP
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 located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 Mar 12 2001.
Contact: David S. Denk
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
dsdenk@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Noco Energy Corp
700 Grand Island Blvd
Tonawanda, NY 14150-6516
Facility: Noco Energy Corp
13613 Main St
Akron, NY 14001-
Application ID: 9-1456-00081/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Newstead, Erie County
Project Description:

The Department has prepared fact sheets and a draft permit, # NY- 0258644, and made a tentative determination to approve this application for the discharge of storm water which collects in containment vessels for above ground petroleum product storage tanks and for treated sanitary wastewater which is discharged to groundwaters from a service center - market. The storm water is treated by passage through a 1200 gallon oil & sediment separator tank before being discharged to surface drainage ditches flowing to a tributary of Ransom Creek. The NOCO wholesale/retail petroleum distribution facility is located at 13613 Main St., junction of Main & Murray Corners Rd, Newfane.

The permit proposes discharge sampling requirements, best management practices for the facility, and signs identifying the surface discharges. The permit application, draft permit, and applicable regulations are available for review at the Region 9 Headquarters during regular office hours.

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 Mar 26 2001.
Contact: Richard P. Sweeney
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165

Niagara County
Applicant: Atom Sanitation
7755 Wheeler Rd
Gasport, NY 14067-9312
Facility: A Tom Sanitation Waste Hauling
9350 Lake Road|1/4 Mile East Of Burgess Road
Somerset, NY -
Application ID: 9-2936-00053/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 27 Title 3 Solid Waste Transporter
Project is Located: Royalton, Niagara County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to transport and dispose of septage by land application on 17.5 acres of land owned by Robert Pratt at 9350 Lake Road approximately 1/4 mile east of the interseection of Burgess Road in the Town of Somerset. Septage will be incorporated into the soil within 24 hours after spreading.

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 Mar 9 2001.
Contact: Penny R. Dempsey
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
prdempse@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals