Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 05/09/2001

Albany County
Applicant: New Scotland - T
2019 New Scotland Rd
Slingerlands, NY 12159-3633
Facility: New Scotland - T Clarksville Wtr Dist
Hamlet-Wide
Clarksville, NY 12067-
Application ID: 4-0134-00014/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply
Project is Located: New Scotland, Albany County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to replace an existing inactive 6" production well with an 8" production well at the existing Clarksville Water District well field on Winne Lane, and take up to a total of 76,000 gpd for the Clarksville Water District use. The project is located on Winne Lane in the Town of New Scotland, 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 May 25 2001.
Contact: Nancy M. Adams
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
nmadams@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Columbia County
Applicant: St Lawrence Cement Co LLC
1945 Graham Blvd
Mont-Royal, PQ H3R-1H1
Facility: Slc Greenport Cement Plant
Route 9
Greenport, NY -
Application ID: 4-1040-00011/00049
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Greenport, Columbia County
Project Description:

St. Lawrence Cement has applied to the DEC for various permits under the ECL to construct and operate a state of the art dry process cement plant. The capacity of the plant will be approximately 2.6 million US tons of clinker per year. The primarily fuel will be coal/coke blend. Fuel oil and natural gas will be used for ignition.

In addition the facility will include the construction of an enclosed conveyor system, control facilities, office and maintenance facilities, access roads, parking areas, a new docking facility and a public park. The construction of the conveyor system will involve disturbance to freshwater wetlands and the new docking facility will involve excavation and fill into navigable waters (Hudson River). The operation will also involve the continuation of mining at an existing permitted quarry, including modifications to the mine's phasing. The project will also include discharge of wastewater/stormwater to the Hudson River and to groundwater.

In addition to the various permits referenced above this project is also subject to a review pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQR). Details regarding the SEQR hearing and public comment period on this action can be found at: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/notices/stlawrence.htm and at: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/notices/stlawrence2.htm

This facility is also subject to a Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) review pursuant to 40 CFR 52.21. A copy of the entire PSD notice can be found at www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/notices/stlawrencepsd.htm.

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination: A final enviromental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
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 an impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. The department must consult further with OPRHP before making a final decision regarding the issuance of the permit.
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 Jul 2 2001.
Contact: Administrative Law Judge Helene Goldberger
NYSDEC
Office of Hearings and Mediation Services
50 Wolf Road
Albany, NY 12233-1550
(518) 457-3468

Delaware County
Applicant: Dmv USA Inc
1712 Deltown Plaza
Delhi, NY 13753-
Facility: Dmv International Nutritionals
1712 Deltown Plaza
Delhi, NY 13753-
Application ID: 4-1228-00027/00012
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Protection
Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Delhi, Delaware County
Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve a new permit for a discharge of 720,000 gpd of non-contact cooling water to the West Branch of the Delaware River. The discharge was previously combined with the Ultra Dairy facility's discharge under SPDES Permit#NY-0068292. DMV manufactures primarily hydrolyzed protein digestion powders. Non-contact cooling water is used for absorption of thermal energy from various heat exchangers and cooling coils throughout the plant and is used only as temperature control of the manufacturing equipment. A draft permit is available for review at the Sub-Office. The project is located on State Route 10 at Fraser, SPDES #NY-0262838

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: 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 Jun 8 2001.
Contact: John H. Feltman
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford Sub-Office
65561 State Highway 10 Suite 1
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
jhfeltma@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Johnston & Rhodes Bluestone Co
Bridge St
East Branch, NY 13756-
Facility: Jaycox Quarry
Bouchoux Brook Road 1.8 Miles From Rte 97
Lordville, NY 13783-
Application ID: 4-1236-00387/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Hancock, Delaware County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to operate a 5.0 acre life-of-mine bluestone mine of which the entire 5.0 acres is proposed to be affected during the initial permit term. Bluestone will be excavated by blasting and the mechanical cutting of stone. Material will be moved to storage areas for separation and sorting. No other processing of stone material on-site is proposed. At the cessation of mining, the quarry will revert to previous land use as rural/forestry. The project is located on Bouchoux Brook Road, approximately 7.15 miles southeast of the Village of Hancock, and 1.8 miles from the intersection of Bouchoux Brook Road and NYS Route 97.

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 Jun 8 2001.
Contact: John H. Feltman
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford Sub-Office
65561 State Highway 10 Suite 1
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
jhfeltma@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Erwin J. Grauert
421 N Bway Unit 26
Yonkers, NY 10701-1972
Facility: Grauert Property
Meeker Hollow Road
Roxbury, NY 12474-
Application ID: 4-1248-00095/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Protection
Project is Located: Roxbury, Delaware County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to repair a split channel within Tributary 93 of the East Branch Delaware River to restore channel to pre-flood conditions. The split channel will be repaired by placing large rock at the upstream and downstream ends of the eroded section and placing fill in approximately 100 feet of scoured channel. The project is located on Upper Meeker Hollow Road off Cold Spring 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 25 2001.
Contact: John H. Feltman
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford Sub-Office
65561 State Highway 10 Suite 1
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
jhfeltma@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Greene County
Applicant: Greenville Packing Co Inc
Rt 32
Greenville, NY 12083-
Facility: Greenville Packing Co Inc
Rt 32 1.5 Mile South Of Rt 32 & 81 Intersection
Greenville, NY -
Application ID: 4-1932-00070/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Greenville, Greene County
Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this applicaiton for a new permit for a proposed discharge of 1,800gpd of treated packing plant washwater to groundwater. The applicant operates an existing slaughterhouse located on the west side of Rte 32 about 11/2 miles south of Rte 81 and handles about 50 animals per day. A DRAFT permit has been prepared and is available for review at the NYS DEC Region 4 Office.

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 Jun 8 2001.
Contact: Wendy Dubois
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069

Montgomery County
Applicant: F A B Industries
200 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10016-3903
Facility: Gem Urethane Corp Sub. Of Fab Industries
14 Park Drive
Amsterdam, NY 12010-0390
Application ID: 4-2701-00014/00011
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Amsterdam, Montgomery County
Project Description:

The Department has proposed an Air State Facility permit for the application that was received for the GEM Urethane Corp., on 14 Park Drive, owned by FAB Industries of New York, New York. This facility conducts laminating activities during the production of consumer products, safety apparel, health care products, and industrial applications. The facility includes an adhesive laminator, flame laminator, hot melt laminator, and a print machine also known as an "oil rig". In order to remain below the applicability thresholds for Title V permitting, the applicant has proposed restricting the potential to emit through enforceable conditions which will limit or cap emissions at a level which is less than 50 tons per year of volatile organic compounds (VOC), 25 tons per year of total hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) and 10 tons per year for any individual HAP. The applicant has agreed to permit conditions which will limit VOC, total HAPs, and any individual HAP by restricting monthly emissions. The applicant will be required to maintain records and report this data to verify compliance with conditions and limits.

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: 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 Jun 8 2001.
Contact: Angelo A. Marcuccio
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
aamarcuc@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Rensselaer County
Applicant: R J Valente Inc
8 Jennifer Drive
Troy, NY 12180-
Facility: Grafton Quarry
Rt 2 & Camel Hill Road
Grafton, NY 12082-
Application ID: 4-3826-00017/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Grafton, Rensselaer County
Project Description:

NOTICE OF COMPLETION OF DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT (DEIS)

NOTICE OF COMPLETE APPLICATION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

NOTICE OF LEGISLATIVE PUBLIC COMMENT HEARING

The applicant proposes to operate a 68-acre Life of Mine, surface consolidated rock mine on a 115-acre site located on NYS Route 2, 4 miles west of the hamlet of Grafton and 1 miles northeast of the hamlet of Cropseyville, in the Town of Grafton, Rensselaer County. The proposal includes mining of 68 acres, with 47 acres remaining as buffer area between the quarry and adjacent properties. The mine will be operated in four phases over a number of years. A Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) has been completed by the applicant for this action and accepted by the lead agency.

PUBLIC HEARING AND WRITTEN COMMENT PERIOD:

All persons, organizations, corporations or government agencies which may be affected by the proposed project are invited to comment on the application. A Legislative Public Comment Hearing on the application will be held to receive unsworn statements from the public on Thursday, May 24, 2001 at 7:00 p.m. at the Grafton Town Hall on Route 2 in the Town of Grafton.

It is not necessary to file a written request in advance to speak at the legislative hearing. Written statements and comments on the application are encouraged and any statements and comments may be filed prior to or at the hearing, but no later than the deadline for written comments.

This hearing location is reasonably accessible to persons with a mobility impairment. Interpreter services may also be made available to deaf persons, at no charge, upon written request to the Regional Permit Administrator named below, no less than one week prior to the hearing, pursuant to SAPA 202(1). All persons having an interest in this project are urged to attend or be represented either individually or collectively.

Following the hearing, the Department will make a determination on whether substantive or significant issues have been raised as defined in 6NYCRR Part 621 Uniform Procedures and an Adjudicatory Hearing Issues Conference should be scheduled before an Administrative Law Judge. In order to raise substantive and significant issues written comments expressing objections to or opposition to the application must explain the basis of that opposition and identify the specific grounds which could lead the Department to deny or impose significant permit conditions on the project.

DOCUMENT AVAILABILITY:

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement for this project is available for review at the following locations:

1) The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 4 Headquarters, 1130 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, New York 12306, contact person: Nancy Adams, Environmental Analyst, (518) 357-2069;

2) Town of Grafton Town Hall, Town Clerk's Office, Route 2 in Grafton;

3) Grafton Community Library, Route 2 in Grafton.

STATUTORY AND REGULATORY PROVISIONS:

This application was filed and reviewed pursuant to Environmental Conservation Law ("ECL") Article 3, Title 3 (General Functions), Article 8 (State Environmental Quality Review), and Article 70 (Uniform Procedures); and pursuant to Title 6 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York ("6NYCRR") Part 617 (State Environmental Quality Review), Part 621 (Uniform Procedures), and Part 420 (Mined Land Reclamation).

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination: A final enviromental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
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 Jun 8 2001.
Contact: Nancy M. Adams
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
nmadams@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Schenectady County
Applicant: C & F Septic Service
Rd 3 Box 847 Coplon Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306-
Facility: Cuomo Farms
Coplon Rd
Schenectady, NY -
Application ID: 4-4228-00215/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 27 Title 3 Solid Waste Transporter
Project is Located: Rotterdam, Schenectady County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to continue to landspread septage at the Cuomo Farms, Inc. farm site located off Coplon Road and to store septage in a lagoon at the farm during periods when landspreading is not allowed due to weather conditions.

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 May 25 2001.
Contact: Angelo A. Marcuccio
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
aamarcuc@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals