Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 03/20/2002

Clinton County
Applicant: College Aux Services Of SUNY Plattsburgh
Clinton Hall Rugar St
Plattsburgh, NY 12901-
Facility: SUNY Plattsburgh Valcour Ed Conf Ctr
Lake Shore Road1/2 Mi So Of Valcour Lodge Restau
Peru, NY 12972-
Application ID: 5-0940-00039/00009
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Peru, Clinton County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes a bank stabilization project along Lake Champlain.  The project involves excavation of material that had eroded from the bank during past slope failures, reconstruction of a 40' section of laid stone wall, and construction of an additional 120' section of 3' high gabion basket retaining wall.  The bank will be graded, and topsoil, seed and erosion control blanket installed.
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 Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 Apr 5 2002.
Contact: Denise M. Wagner
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
dmwagner@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Warren County
Applicant: Finch Pruyn Co Inc
1 Glen St
Glens Falls, NY 12801-4439
Facility: Finch Pruyn & Co
1 Glen St
Glens Falls, NY 12801-
Application ID: 5-5205-00005/00059
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Glens Falls, Warren County
Project Description:
The Department has prepared a draft permit and made a tentative determination to approve this application for a minor modification to the existing Title V facility permit for the applicant's pulp and paper manufacturing mill. The requested modification will allow the facility to burn oil in power boiler #1 on a limited basis during periods of time when of natural gas is otherwise required. The exhaust gas will be routed through a process source. Emissions from this source have been tested and shown to reduce emissions of air contaminants. Additional testing will be required to ensure that there are no significant increases in emissions of criteria pollutants. Administrative changes will also be made to the permit replacing some current conditions with Department mandated revisions. In accordance with 6NYCRR 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. Persons wishing to inspect the subject Title V files, including the application with all relevant supporting materials, the draft permit, and all other materials available to the DEC (the "permitting authority") that are relevant to this permitting decision should contact the DEC representative listed below. It is recommended that an appointment be made to confirm the availability of the subject files. The DEC will endeavor to make the files available within2 business days of contact, during normal business hours (8:30am to 4:45pm), unless the requester wishes to inspect the files a a later date. DEC will evaluate the application and the comments received on it to determine whether to hold a public hearing. A public hearing may be legislative or adjudicatory. A legislative public hearing is a proceeding which provides an additional opportunity for public comment. DEC's determination to hold a legislative public hearing will be based on whether a significant degree of public interest exists. If a legislative public hearing is to be held, a Notice of Hearing will be published which will include the time and place of the hearing and submitting comments. The applicant and all persons who have filed comments on the permit will be notified by mail of the public hearing. Comments and requests for a legislative public hearing should be in writing and addressed to the Department representative listed below. An adjudicatory public hearing is a trial type proceeding which provides the opportunity for adjudication on the basis of evidence, including direct testimony and cross examination. An adjudicatory hearing is held only if substantive and significant issues relating to any findings or determinations the Department is required to make pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law exist. A copy of the Department's permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Department web site at:http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/gudph1.htm
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 Apr 19 2002.
Contact: Walter L. Haynes
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg Sub-Office
Hudson St Ext|PO Box 220
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
wlhaynes@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Washington County
Applicant: Tracy Materials Inc
Windy Hill Rd Box 251B
Greenwich, NY 12834-
Facility: Tracy Materials Boehringer'S Pit
State Route 29|1000 Feet North Of Intersection With Boehringer Lane
Greenwich, NY 12834-
Application ID: 5-5334-00081/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Greenwich, Washington County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to reopen an existing sand and gravel mine and operate it at a level above the threshold that requires a mining permit. The proposal includes a 2 acre life of mine on a 72 acre property. Mining would be conducted in 5 phases; the duration each phase will be approximately 1 year with completion in approximately 5 years.There will be on site processing consisting of a portable screening facility. A copy of the application can be reviewed at the NYS DEC Office in Warrensburg.

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 performed.
SEQR Lead Agency: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 Apr 19 2002.
Contact: George D. Casey
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg Sub-Office
Hudson St Ext|PO Box 220
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281

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