Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 04/10/2002

Orange County
Applicant: Chester Union Free Sch Dist
3 Maple Ave
Chester, NY 10918-1324
Facility: Chester Ufsc Middle/High School
Hambletonian Ave
Chester, NY 10918-
Application ID: 3-3322-00121/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Chester, Orange County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a portion of a new Jr./Sr. High School access road within the 100-foot adjacent area of State-designated Freshwater Wetland No. WR-4 (Class II).  The project site is located approximately 500 feet northeast of Hambletonian Avenue and approximately0.75 mile southwest of the intersection with Ward Road. Approximately 0.72 acre of the 100-foot adjacent area of Freshwater Wetland WR-4 will be impacted by construction of the southern access road.  In addition, approximately 0.49 acre of federally-regulated wetlands will be filled elsewhere on the site for construction of the school facilities.  Approximately 0.60 acre of wetlands will be created on the site as mitigation for impacts to federally-reguated wetlands.  

The project will also ultimately require the Village of Chester to receive DEC approval of an Article 15, Water Supply permit for the extension of water service to the proposed school.  
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination: A draft environmental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency: NYS Education Department
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 26 2002.
Contact: Scott E. Sheeley
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
sesheele@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Nob Hill Mobile Home Park Corp
C/O Bruce Zaretsky
PO Box 308
Glenwood, NJ 07418-0308
Facility: Nob Hill Mobile Home Park
Jersey Ave
Unionville, NY 10988-
Application ID: 3-3338-00005/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Minisink, Orange County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application to modify a SPDES permit to increase an existing surface discharge from 4,000 gallons per day (GPD) to 9,100 GPD of treated sanitary wastewater into an unnamed tributary of the Wallkill River, Class C, from the applicant's mobile home park. The project involves replacement of a failing septic system with a new two-bed septic system and is being undertaken in conjunction with a 20-unit expansion of the existing 18-unit mobile home park and subdivision of an adjoining 13.9-acre parcel into eight single family residential lots. The project is located on the west side of Nob Hill Road, north of the intersection with Jersey Avenue in the Town of Minisink, Orange County. A draft permit is available for inspection and comment at the regional office; a stormwater management plan has also been prepared and is available for review.

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: Unionville Village Board
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 May 10 2002.
Contact: Richard S. Ballard
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
rsballar@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: A & J Sterling LLC
25 Smith St Suite 405
Nanuet, NY 10954-
Facility: Sterling Mine Subdivision
Sterling Mine Rd
Tuxedo, NY -
Application ID: 3-3350-00103/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Tuxedo, Orange County
Project Description:
The applicant has applied for a permit to modify approximately 0.11 acres of the 100 foot adjacent area of Freshwater Wetland SL-25 (Class 2) in conjunction with the construction of a section of access road for a 23 lot residential subdivision.  Proposed work within the adjacent area consists of the removal of an existing driveway, grading for the new roadway and the installation of stormwater facilities (pipe, catch basins and headwall). No disturbance is proposed within the freshwater wetland proper.  A stormwater management plan has been prepared for the overall site.  The project site is located on the north side of County  Route 72 adjacent to the County of Rockland.
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 Apr 26 2002.
Contact: William E. Steidle
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054

Sullivan County
Applicant: Sullivan West Ctl Sch Dist
Box 308
33 Schoolhouse Rd
Jeffersonville, NY 12748-
Facility: Sullivan West High School
6604 State Route 52
Lake Huntington, NY 12752-
Application ID: 3-4824-00056/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Cochecton, Sullivan County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a six inch diameter intake pipe for a dry  hydrant within Lake Huntington (Class B) for fire protection at the site of the new Sullivan West Central School District High School. The project is being undertaken in conjunction with the construction of a 140,000 square feet High School facility with athletic fields, paved parking areas, and various stormwater drainage improvements including five stormwater detention basins on a 71+acre site. The maximum area of disturbance within Lake Huntington is 2,925 square feet. The project will fill less than 0.5-acre of federally regulated wetland; approximately 0.75- acre of new wetland will be constructed at the project site as mitigation. The project is located on the north side of  NYS Route 52 west of the intersection with Devil's Road in the Town of Cochecton, Sullivan County. A stormwater management plan has been prepared and is available for review.
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 Education Department
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 26 2002.
Contact: Richard S. Ballard
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
rsballar@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Harris Woods Homeowners Association Inc
271-1011 Grand Central Pkwy
Floral Park, NY 11005-
Facility: Harris Woods Development
Old Liberty Rd
Monticello, NY 12701-
Application ID: 3-4846-00105/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Thompson, Sullivan County
Project Description:
The applicant requests a permit to discharge up to 40,000 gallons per day of treated sanitary waste into an unnamed tributary of Kinnebrook (Class "D") from an existing wastewater treatment plant which serves the Harris Woods residential development located southwest of the intersection of Old Liberty Road and Harris Road.  A draft permit, which contains effluent limitations and monitoring requirements, has been prepared and is available for review.
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 May 17 2002.
Contact: William E. Steidle
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054

Applicant: NYS Dept Of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-
Facility: Delaware River Boat Launch
NYS Route 97|Delaware River At Narrowsburg
Tusten, NY -
Application ID: 3-4848-00098/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 27 Wild, Scenic, & Recreational Rivers
Project is Located: Tusten, Sullivan County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to reconstruct the Narrowsburgh boat launch area on the Delaware River to include replacement of deteriorated timber bulkhead with 196 feet of steel sheet pile, 389 feet of stone shore protection, a concrete ramp and a floating dock. The location is off the Mt. Hope and Lumberton Turnpike.
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 Apr 26 2002.
Contact: Lawrence G. Biegel
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
lgbiegel@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals