Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 04/04/2001

Allegany County
Applicant: Robert C. Lawrence
PO Box 85
Alfred Station, NY 14803-0085
Facility: McHenry Valley Sand & Gravel Pit
McHenry Valley Rd (Cr 11)
Almond, NY 14804-
Application ID: 9-0226-00023/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Almond, Allegany County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes the mining of gravel and material processing with a portable dry-screen that has a maximum capacity less than 150 tons per hour, on 7.92 acres out of 42.6 acres (owned by the applicant at the site). The haul road is an existing access to McHenry Valley Road (Allegany County Route 11) that will be improved. The estimated life of the mine is 10 years and the reclamation objective is to reestablish stable slopes and terraces for wildlife habitat and recreation. The site is on the north side of McHenry Valley Road, approximately 3.84 miles east from Rossman Road.

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 May 4 2001.
Contact: Kenneth C. Taft
NYSDEC Reg 9 Allegany Sub-Office
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
kctaft@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Cattaraugus County
Applicant: Thomas O. Rasey
1638 Four Mile Rd
Allegany, NY 14706-
Facility: Rasey Property & Gravel Pit
1638 Four Mile Rd
Allegany, NY 14706-
Application ID: 9-0420-00141/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Allegany, Cattaraugus County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes the mining of gravel and material processing with a portable dry-screen that has a maximum capacity less than 150 tons per hour, on 5 acres of land. The main haul road will access Four Mile Road via an existing farm driveway. The estimated life of the mine is 5 years and the reclamation objective is agriculture. The location is 250 feet east of the center-line of Four Mile Road and approximately 500 feet south from West River Road, at 1638 Four Mile Road.

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 May 4 2001.
Contact: Kenneth C. Taft
NYSDEC Reg 9 Allegany Sub-Office
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
kctaft@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: C J Dairy Farm
Hooper Rd
Machias, NY 14101-
Facility: C J Dairy Farm
Hooper Rd
Machias, NY -
Application ID: 9-0442-00076/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Protection
Project is Located: Freedom, Cattaraugus County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to fill and shape 600 lineal feet of eroded streambank along Elton Creek using material removed from a gravel bar at the same location. The project is located at the applicant's property on Elton Road (Cattaraugus County Road 21), about 500 feet north (downstream) of the Elton Creek 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 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 Apr 20 2001.
Contact: Mary E. Hohmann
NYSDEC Reg 9 Allegany Sub-Office
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
mehohman@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Erie County
Applicant: NYS Dept Of Transportation
1220 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12232-
Facility: NYS Route 5 Wetland La-2
Main Route 5
Clarence, NY 14203-
Application ID: 9-1432-00269/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Clarence, Erie County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to excavate a drainage swale through the 100 foot-wide regulated adjacent area to the boundary of NYS State Freshwater Wetland LA-2, a Class II wetland, to provide positive drainage of stormwater from NYS Route 5 (Main Street). A pool will be created in the swale to settle out sediment and disturbed areas will be revegetated. The project is located on the south side of Route 5 approximately 500 west of the intersection with Goodrich Road.

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 Dept of Transportation
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 Apr 20 2001.
Contact: Charles D. Cranston
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
cdcranst@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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