Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 05/29/2002

Cattaraugus County
Applicant: Warren L. Cowen
Rt 62
Conewango Valley, NY 14726-
Facility: Warren L Cowen Gravel Pit 2
West Of Route 241 At Cowen Corners Rd Intersection
Conewango, NY 14726-
Application ID: 9-0428-00008/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Conewango, Cattaraugus County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to mine sand , gravel and topsoil with material processing by a portable dry-screen with capacity to process up to 125 tons of matrial per hour, on 12.06 acres out of a 53.5 acre property owned by him at the site.  The estimated life of the mine is 17 years and the reclamation objective is agriculture. The site is adjacent to a former, reclaimed mine and is located about 500 feet east of NYS Route 241, opposite (northeast of) the intersection of Cowen Corners Road.   
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 Jun 28 2002.
Contact: Kenneth C. Taft
NYSDEC Reg 9 Allegany Sub-Office
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
kctaft@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Erie County
Applicant: Battaglia Demolition Inc
631 Bullis Rd
Elma, NY 14059-
Facility: Battaglia Demolition Processing Facility
1037-1055 Seneca St
Buffalo, NY 14210-
Application ID: 9-1402-00897/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management
Project is Located: Buffalo, Erie County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to increase the capacity of an existing construction and demolition debris processing facility from 3,000 to 3,800 tons per month.  The facility is located at 1037 - 1055 Seneca Street, west of Peabody Street and north of the NYS Thruway (Rte. 190) in the City of Buffalo.
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: 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 Jun 14 2002.
Contact: David S. Denk
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
dsdenk@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Erie Co Soil & Water Conservation Dist
50 Commerce Way
East Aurora, NY 14052-
Facility: Wyandale Rd At Eighteen Mile Cr
11806 Wyandale Rd At South Branch Eighteen Mile Cr
Concord, NY 14141-
Application ID: 9-1438-00184/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Concord, Erie County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to remove 3 gravel bars consisting of approximately 300 cubic yards from the South Branch Eighteenmile Creek, that are restricting the capacity of a box culvert under Wyandale Road.  In addition, the applicant proposes placement of approximately 100 tons of heavy rock rip rap and 150 tons of chink rock along the upstream bank to protect it from erosion.  The project is located between Genesee and Wagner Roads.   
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 Jun 14 2002.
Contact: Charles D. Cranston
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
cdcranst@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Wyoming County
Applicant: Sprucelands Inc
1316 Pit Rd
PO Box 54
Java Center, NY 14082-0054
Facility: Sprucelands Camp
Pit Rd
Java Center, NY 14082-
Application ID: 9-5636-00037/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Java, Wyoming County
Project Description:
The Department has drafted and made a tentative determination to issue SPDES Permit No. NY-0259144 for the discharge of 2,900 gallons per day of treated sanitary wastewater from a new septic tank/sand filter chlorination system to a tributary of Buffalo Creek at the applicant's seasonal camp for equestrian education.  The system will replace an existing septic tank treatment system for the lodge at Sprucelands Camp, which is located at 1316 Pit Road.  This tentative determination indicates that the discharge is considered to satisfy regulatory requirements for permit issuance, based on information available to the Department at this time.  As a tentative determination, the Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.
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 Jul 1 2002.
Contact: Jeffrey E. Dietz
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
jedietz@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals