Region 7 SEQR and Other Notices Region 7 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 7 Completed Applications 08/01/2001

Oswego County
Applicant: Robert E. Coffin
Rd 1 Box 46 Cobb Rd
Lacona, NY 13083-9717
Facility: Coffin Peck Rd Pit
Peck Rd @ Minot Drive
Richland, NY 13144
Application ID: 7-3550-00151/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Richland, Oswego County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to modify an existing permit to excavate topsoil from a surface unconsolidated formation on a 9.9 acre mining facility. The modification involves expansion of the topsoil mine to 33.5 acres on a 60.7 acre parcel and also excavating sand below the water table. Two ponds totalling 5.6 acres with depths of approximately twenty and thirty feet respectively below existing grade, will be left as reclamation with the remainder in agricultural use. Some excavation will occur within the adjacent area of FWW RI-61. The mine, known as the Peck Road pit, is located east of Peck Road and south of the railroad tracks in the Town of Richland.

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 Aug 31 2001.
Contact: Barry L. Borrow
NYSDEC Region 7 Headquarters
615 Erie Boulevard West
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315)426-7438

Tioga County
Applicant: Southern Tier Stone Products LLC
PO Box 185
Binghamton, NY 13904-0185
Facility: Southern Tier Stone Products LLC
West Creek Road Near Blodgett Road
Owego, NY 13827
Application ID: 7-4930-00076/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Owego, Tioga County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to expand an existing gravel mining operation to 33.6 acres on a 37.6 acre parcel of land, including specified processing equipment. In addition to the expansion of the operation by 8.6 acres, the applicant has proposed a new reclamation plan to mine deeper and to create a lake/pond as part of the reclamation. The project is located on West Creek Road and Blodgett Road, on the east bank of Owego Creek.

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: 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 Sep 3 2001.
Contact: Michael K. Barylski
NYSDEC Region 7 Cortland Sub-Office
1285 Fisher Ave
Cortland, NY 13045
(607)753-3095
mkbaryls@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Tompkins County
Applicant: Aes Eastern Energy LP
1001 North 19Th St - 20Th Fl
Arlington, VA 22209-
Facility: Aes Cayuga
228 Cayuga Drive
Lansing, NY -
Application ID: 7-5032-00019/00016
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Lansing, Tompkins County
Project Description:

The Department has drafted a permit pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the NYS Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) and Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments, and made a tentative determination to approve this application for an existing facility (AES Cayuga Station) located at 228 Cayuga Drive in Lansing, NY. The AES Cayuga Station primarily consists of two 150 MW pulverized coal fired boilers with flue gas desulfurization for controlling SO2 emissions, and low NOx burners to control NOx emissions. Unit 1 is also equipped with Selective Catalytic Reduction for NOx control. Facility operations and permit limits will not change as a result of this Title V permit. In accordance with 6 NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(c), the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has the authority to bar issuance of any Title V Facility Permit if it is determined not to be in compliance with applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act or 6 NYCRR Part 201. The application, draft permit and supporting materials are available for review during normal business hours at the DEC's office at 1285 Fisher Avenue, Cortland, N.Y. Comments of support or objection may be made by filing a written statement by the deadline date indicated. DEC may schedule a public hearing based upon an evaluation of the nature and scope of any written objections raised. Hearing notices will contain instructions on filing for party status and submitting comments.

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 Sep 3 2001.
Contact: Michael K. Barylski
NYSDEC Region 7 Cortland Sub-Office
1285 Fisher Ave
Cortland, NY 13045
(607)753-3095
mkbaryls@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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