Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 03/14/2001

Herkimer County
Applicant: Roderick Nichols
2830 St Rt 29
Dolgeville, NY 13329-
Facility: Nichols Mine
Located On West Side Of Rt 29, 2500 Feet North Of Shed Road Intersection.
Salisbury Center, NY -
Application ID: 6-2146-00032/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Herkimer County
Project Description:

The applicant, Mr. Roderick Nichols, proposes to operate a sand and gravel mining operation within a 5.0 acre life of mine boundary. He will be affecting 5.0 acres during a five year permit term on a 14.5 acre parcel under his ownership. Processing on-site will include crushing and screening. The project is located approximately 2500 feet off Shedd Road, and 200 feet west of State Route 29 in the Town of Salisbury, Herkimer 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 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 Apr 13 2001.
Contact: Patrick M. Clearey
NYSDEC Region 6 Utica Sub-Office
State Office Bldg - 207 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
(315)793-2555
pmcleare@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Jefferson County
Applicant: General Signal Corp
700 Terrace Point Dr
Muskegon, MI 49440-
Facility: General Signal-New York Air Brake
Starbuck Avenue & Pearl Street
Watertown, NY 13601-
Application ID: 6-2218-00080/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Jefferson County
Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve a modification of the existing SPDES permit to include an effluent limitation for iron and to revise the upper pH limit.

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: 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 Apr 13 2001.
Contact: Brian D. Fenlon
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
bdfenlon@gw.dec.state.ny.us

St Lawrence County
Applicant: Arlington Richards
Rd 3 Box 543
Massena, NY 13662-9543
Facility: Richards Gravel Pit
St Lawrence County Rte 38
Brasher, NY 13662-
Application ID: 6-4020-00020/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to add 8.5 acres to a 9.15 acre life of mine sand and gravel operation on a 62 acre parcel controlled by the applicant, with mineral rights belonging to Ms. Jane McKee, 314 Larimer Avenue, Aliquippa, PA 15001. The site is located approximately 27 miles west of Brasher Center on the south side of CR 38, 7/10 mile east of the intersection of CR 38 and NYS Route 420.

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: NONE DESIGNATED
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 Apr 13 2001.
Contact: Mark A. Wiggins
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
mawiggin@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Alcoa Inc
201 Isabella St
Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5858
Facility: Alcoa Massena Operations
Alcoa Plant Site
Massena, NY 13662-
Application ID: 6-4058-00003/00369
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:

Alcoa, Inc., located in Massena, New York, St. Lawrence County, is proposing to accept permit conditions which limit emissions of Particulate Matter (PM) from all existing aluminum melting and holding furnaces and all in-line fluxing units at its Massena Operations. The proposed PM limits will meet the requirements of the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Secondary Aluminum Production Facilities contained in 40 CFR Part 63 subpart RRR. Alcoa will be meeting the proposed limits, in advance of the regulatory compliance date of March 24, 2003, in lieu of meeting the State PM emission limits contained in 6 NYCRR Part 212. The permit conditions will require Alcoa to test for emission levels of PM from the subject sources, monitor production and process parameters, and maintain records to demonstrate compliance with the PM emission limits contained in the permit. A draft permit for this project is available for inspection at the DEC Region 6 office located at 317 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601.

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: 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 Apr 13 2001.
Contact: Brian D. Fenlon
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
bdfenlon@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals