Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Negative Declaration

Albany County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Region 4, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed New Baltimore to Lambs Corners Power Line will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a 69 kv power line 15 miles long , from Maple Avenue Extension ,Town of New Baltimore, Greene County, to Lambs Corners, Town of Westerlo, Albany County. The power line is intended to provide an alternative route to serve customers in northern Greene and southern Albany Counties. This alternative will increase reliability of service and decrease the frequency and duration of of power outages. The project is located from a substation 1 mile west of New Baltimore to the Albany County line near Alcove Road, to Lambs Corners in Albany County.

Contact: A. N. Henningson, NYSDEC Region 4, 1130 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, N.Y. 12306, phone: (518) 357-2069.

Columbia County - The City of Hudson, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed New Water Treatment Facilities will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of a rapid rate filtration facility for drinking water to serve the City of Hudson, NY. The new filtration plant will be constructed on the site of the City of Hudsonís existing slow sand filter plant. Facilities include chemical feed and storage facilities; clarification/ filtration equipment; pumping facilities; backwash decant/surge tank and finished water storage tank. Backwash will be discharged to the Cityís sewer system...Potassium permanganate feed facilities will be constructed at the Churchtown Dam for zebra mussel control. The existing Claverack Pumping Station will receive a new electrical service and will be mechanically and electrically rehabilitated. Existing treatment will be retained throughout the construction period. Applicant intends to finance the project through the New York State Drinking Water Revolving Fund as administered by the NYS Environmental Facilities Corp. The construction will occur at three sites: 1)Mt. Ray Filter Plant, Rossman Avenue, City of Hudson, NY; 2)Claverack Pumping Station, Route 23B (at Claverack Creek), Town of Greenport, NY; 3)Churchtown Reservoir, Town of Taghkanic, NY.

Contact: Charles E. Butterworth, Supt. Of Public Works, City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534, phone: (518) 828-9458, fax: (518) 828-1590.