Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 05/23/2001

Allegany County
Applicant: Ellsworth R. Swift
12 Chapel St
Cuba, NY 14727-
Facility: Swift Property
4310 Haskell Rd
Cuba, NY 14727-
Application ID: 9-0248-00087/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Cuba, Allegany County
Project Description:

The application is for a U.S. Department of Agriculture Wetland Reserve Program (WRP) wetland restoration and enhancement project. A low earthen dike (approximately 5 1/2 feet high by 135 feet long) with a concrete weir and pipe control structure, impounding a subtributary of Griffin Creek, and a pothole will be constructed within the 10 acre WRP easement, creating approximately 8 acres of open-water and marsh for waterfowl in regulated Freshwater Wetland #CU-7. The proposal is located on the applicant's property on the east side of Haskell Road, approximately 1,200 feet south of the intersection of Witter and Haskell Roads.

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: 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

Applicant: Intergrow Greenhouse Inc
11589 Rt 19A
Portageville, NY 14536-
Facility: Intergrow Greenhouses Inc
11589 Rt 19A
Rossburg, NY 14776-
Application ID: 9-0258-00057/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Hume, Allegany County
Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a modified permit for a proposed discharge from Outfall 002 to up to 20,000 gallons per day of process wastewater into a holding retention pond with overflow to a marshy area which drains into the Genesee River at the applicant's facility at 11589 Route 19A, approximately 1/2 mile north of Rossburg in the Town of Hume, Allegany County. The applicant operates a hydroponic greenhouse growing tomatoes. A draft modified permit and fact sheets are available for review. Refer to this application by application number listed below and the SPDES number, NY-0258741.

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: 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 25 2001.
Contact: Penny R. Dempsey
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
prdempse@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Cattaraugus County
Applicant: NYS Dept Of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-
Facility: NYS Randolph Fish Hatchery
Hatchery Road
Randolph, NY 14772-
Application ID: 9-0426-00005/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Cold Spring, Cattaraugus County
Project Description:

The department proposes to modify the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) as follows:

     The reporting of theraputic chemicals is modified so that all instances of treatment will be on a new table appended to the Discharge Monitoring Report (DMR). This will permit the reporting of actual concentrations, dates, and duration of treatment and the resulting concentration of the treatment chemical in the receiving waters based on actual flow.

     Monitoring information has been updated to include the location of flow monitoring for hatchery flow, stream flow, and treated hatchery flow. These flows are used in the calculation of in-stream concentration of theraputic chemical.

     The reporting periods have been extended from 28 days to 60 days.

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 Jun 22 2001.
Contact: Thom Engel
NYSDEC Headquarters
50 Wolf Rd
Albany, NY 12233
(518)457-2224
tdengel@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Chautauqua County
Applicant: Jamestown Macadam Inc
PO Box 158
Jamestown, NY 14702-0158
Facility: Jamestown Macadam
Walden Avenue
Jamestown, NY 14701-
Application ID: 9-0608-00050/00009
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Jamestown, Chautauqua County
Project Description:

The Department has prepared a Draft Permit pursuant to Article 19 (Air Polution Control) of the NYS Environmental Conservation Law and the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments and made a tentative determination to approve this application for the site located at the south end of Walden Avenue in the City of Jamestown This application is for a modification of an Air State Facility Permit of an existing permitted asphaltic concrete producing operation. The draft permit contains provisions for the replacement of an existing 3 ton asphaltic concrete batch plant already on site with a used 5 ton batch plant. This permit also contains federally enforceable limits on production, capping all criteria pollutants below Title V thresholds. This permit contains production limits of 123,500 tons per year for each of Emission Units P-00001 & P-00002 and 380,000 tons per year for Emission Unit P-00003. The application and Draft Permit are available for review at the the Region 9 Office of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

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 25 2001.
Contact: Michael J. McMurray
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
mjmcmurr@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: NYS Dept Of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-
Facility: Chautauqua Fish Hatchery
5875 Prendergast Rd
Mayville, NY 14757-
Application ID: 9-0628-00098/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Chautauqua, Chautauqua County
Project Description:

The department proposes to modify the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) as follows:

     The reporting of theraputic chemicals is modified so that all instances of treatment will be on a new table appended to the Discharge Monitoring Report (DMR). This will permit the reporting of actual concentrations, dates, and duration of treatment and the resulting concentration of the treatment chemical in the receiving waters based on actual flow.

     Monitoring information has been updated to include the location of flow monitoring for hatchery flow, stream flow, and treated hatchery flow. These flows are used in the calculation of in-stream concentration of theraputic chemical.

     The reporting periods have been extended from 28 days to 60 days.

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 Jun 22 2001.
Contact: Thom Engel
NYSDEC Headquarters
50 Wolf Rd
Albany, NY 12233
(518)457-2224
tdengel@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Erie County
Applicant: Erie County
95 Franklin St
Buffalo, NY 14202-3904
Facility: Ecsd #5 Clarence Research Park
10000 Wehrle Dr
Clarence, NY 14031-
Application ID: 9-1432-00063/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES
Project is Located: Clarence, Erie County
Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and made a tentative determination to issue a modified permit, # NY-0167169, at the applicant's request for removal of nitrate effluent limits and reduced testing frequency at the Clarence Research Park WWTP, located at 10000 Wehrle Dr., in the Town of Clarence. The existing WWTP with a permitted flow of 20,000 gpd discharges to groundwaters.

The proposed permit deletes nitrate limits based on Departmental regulation, 6NYCRR 702.21, "Exceptions to Groundwater Effluent Limitations". Also, secondary treatment limits have been incorporated into the permit, consistent with regulatory guidance, which should prevent nuisance conditions. A request to reduce monitoring from every day to five days per week has been denied per the "Technical and Operational Guidance Series No. 5.1.6"

The draft permit and applicable regulations are available for inspection at the Department's Region 9 Office during normal business 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: 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 26 2001.
Contact: Richard P. Sweeney
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165

Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals