Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 09/19/2001

Essex County
Applicant: Crown Point - T
PO Box 443
Crown Point, NY 12928-9800
Facility: Crown Point Water System
Hamlets Of Crown Point Center, Factoryville, Cro Wn Point
Crown Point, NY 12928-
Application ID: 5-1522-00045/00007
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply
Project is Located: Crown Point, Essex County
Project Description:

As part of a water system improvement project, Town of Crown Point proposes to replace an existing spring source of supply with a new groundwater supply, to meet current NYS Department of Health regulations. The project involves installation of two groundwater production wells at the Fish Hatchery Well Source site, taking up to 300 gallons per minute. The site is located south of the Essex County Fish Hatchery, east of Factoryville Road near Crown Point Center.

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 Oct 5 2001.
Contact: W Richard Speidel
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg Sub-Office
Hudson St Ext|PO Box 220
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
wrspeide@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Patrick A. Armstrong
Box 2
Old Chilson Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883-0002
Facility: South Ti Sand And Gravel
Rt 9N Price Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883-
Application ID: 5-1548-00105/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Ticonderoga, Essex County
Project Description:

The South Ti Sand & Gravel Pit, located on Rt 9N, in the Town of Ticonderoga, is owned by Randy and Barabara Perkins. The applicant, Patrick Armstrong, proposes to expand the depth of the existing mine by 10 feet, and the surface area by .84 acres; approximately 75 ft west of the current life of mine limit. Three new groundwater monitoring wells will be installed to the west, down- gradient of the pit. The floor of the mine will remain 10 feet above the water table. The Adirondack Park Agency is reviewing this project under APA # 98-72.

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 Oct 19 2001.
Contact: Denise M. Wagner
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
dmwagner@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Saratoga County
Applicant: Erie Boulevard Hydropower LP
225 Greenfield Parkway
Suite 201
Liverpool, NY 13088-
Facility: E J West Hydroelectric Project
County Route 4 (Conklingville Road) At Outlet Of Great Sacandaga Lake
Hadley, NY -
Application ID: 5-4136-00016/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Hadley, Saratoga County
Project Description:

The applicant is requesting Water Quality Certification as a prerequisite to relicensing the E.J. West Project, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Project No. 2318. The E.J. West Project is a 20 megawatt hydroelectric facility located on the Conklingville Dam at the outlet of Great Sacandaga Lake.

The Department has prepared a draft Water Quality Certificate and made a tentative determination to approve the request for Water Quality Certification. The application and draft Water Quality Certificate incorporate the Upper Hudson/Sacandaga River Offer of Settlement ("Settlement") developed by the cooperative relicensing team that met from 1996 through 1999 to address resource/water quality issues associated with the project. (The comprehensive Settlement resolves resource/water quality issues at the E.J. West Project and 3 other hydroelectric projects located on the Sacandaga and Upper Hudson rivers.) The draft certification for the E.J. West Project includes requirements for fish protection.

The Water Quality Certification will remain in force for the duration of the FERC license.

The application may be reviewed by making an appointment with the Contact Person indicated below.

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 Oct 15 2001.
Contact: Thomas W. Hall
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg Sub-Office
Hudson St Ext|PO Box 220
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
twhall@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Malta - T
2540 Rte 9
Ballston Spa, NY 12020-
Facility: High Street Crossing Of Mourning Kill
500 Feet East Of The Town Line |On High Street
Malta, NY -
Application ID: 5-4140-00114/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Malta, Saratoga County
Project Description:

The Town of Malta is proposing to install two 24 inch culverts in freshwater wetland R-1 (class II).

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 Oct 5 2001.
Contact: George D. Casey
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg Sub-Office
Hudson St Ext|PO Box 220
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281

Warren County
Applicant: Erie Boulevard Hydropower LP
225 Greenfield Parkway
Suite 201
Liverpool, NY 13088-
Facility: Feeder Dam Project
Off Feeder Dam Road, On The Hudson Rver
Queensbury, NY 12801-
Application ID: 5-5234-00467/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Queensbury, Warren County
Project Description:

The applicant is requesting Water Quality Certification as a prerequisite to relicensing the Feeder Dam Project, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Project No.2554. The Feeder Dam Project is an existing 6 megawatt hydroelectric facility located on the Hudson River at mile 203.

The Department has prepared a draft Water Quality Certificate and made a tentative determination to approve the request for Water Quality Certification. The application and draft Water Quality Certificate incorporate the Upper Hudson/Sacandaga River Offer of Settlement ("Settlement") developed by the cooperative relicensing team that met from 1996 through 1999 to address resource/water quality issues associated with the project. (The comprehensive Settlement resolves resource/water quality issues at the Feeder Dam Project and 3 other hydroelectric Projects located on the Sacandaga and Upper Hudson rivers.) Provisions of the draft certification include a minimum base flow requirement, restrictions on impoundment fluctuations and fish protection structures.

The Water Quality Certification will remain in force for the duration of the FERC license.

The application may be reviewed by making an appointment with the Contact Person indicated below.

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 Oct 15 2001.
Contact: Thomas W. Hall
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg Sub-Office
Hudson St Ext|PO Box 220
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
twhall@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Multiple Counties
Applicant: Erie Boulevard Hydropower LP
225 Greenfield Parkway
Suite 201
Liverpool, NY 13088-
Facility: Hudson River Project
Spier Falls And Sherman Island Hydro Facilities Located On The Hudson River
Queensbury, NY 12801-
Application ID: 5-9905-00048/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Queensbury, Multiple Counties
Project Description:

The applicant is requesting Water Quality Certification as a prerequisite to relicensing the Hudson River Project, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Project No.2482 located on the Hudson River. The Hudson River Project is an existing 80 megawatt (approximately) hydroelectric project consisting of the Spier Falls and Sherman Island facilities.

The Department has prepared a draft Water Quality Certificate and made a tentative determination to approve the request for Water Quality Certification. The application and draft Water Quality Certificate incorporate the Upper Hudson/Sacandaga River Offer of Settlement ("Settlement") developed by the cooperative relicensing team that met from 1996 through 1999 to address resource/water quality issues associated with the project. (The comprehensive Settlement resolves resource/water quality issues at the Hudson River Project and 3 other hydroelectric Projects located on the Sacandaga and Upper Hudson rivers.) Provisions of the draft certification include bypass flow requirements, restrictions on fluctuations within two impoundments and fish protection structures.

The Water Quality Certification will remain in force for the duration of the FERC license.

The application may be reviewed by making an appointment with the Contact Person indicated below.

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 Oct 15 2001.
Contact: Thomas W. Hall
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg Sub-Office
Hudson St Ext|PO Box 220
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
twhall@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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