Multiregion and Statewide SEQR and Other Notices DEC Hearings

ENB Multiregion and Statewide Completed Applications 02/13/2002

Statewide
Applicant: U S Dept Of The Army
The Pentagon
Washington, DC 20310-
Facility: Waters Of The Us- NY State
N/A
N/A, NY 10000-
Application ID: 0-0000-01040/00027
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Statewide
Project Description:
On January 15, 2002 in Part II of the Federal Register [67FR2020-2095] the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced the reissuance of all existing Nationwide Permits [NWPs] , General Conditions, and definitions with some modifications and one new General Condition pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and applied for a Section 401 Water Quality Certification from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. These General Permits address certain activities in the Waters of the United States that have minimal adverse environmental effects.A Negative Declaration is on file.The Permits may be viewed at: http//:www.usace.army.mil/inet/functions/cw/cecwo/reg/.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will decide for each permit whether to issue, issue with conditions, or deny  section 401 Water Quality Certification.The Department's decision will be based on consideration of the NWP's along with conditions limiting use of the Nationwides proposed by both New York State and the US Army Corps of Engineers.
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 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 Mar 1 2002.
Contact: Timothy R. Cooke
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167

Multiregion and Statewide SEQR and Other Notices DEC Hearings