Multiregion and Statewide SEQR and Other Notices DEC Hearings

ENB Multiregion and Statewide Completed Applications 07/17/2002

Multiple Counties
Applicant: Adirondack Hydro Development Corp
Cc Plaza, S.100, 5 Warren St.
Glens Falls, NY 12801-
Facility: New York State Dam At Waterford/Cohoes
Mohawk River Near Confluence With Hudson
Waterford/Cohoes, NY 12188-
Application ID: 0-9999-00068/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Several Counties throughout the State
Project Description:
In order to comply with a Federal License, the applicant proposes to construct a diversion channel, about 60 feet wide by 200 feet long, by removing approximately 900 cubic yards of shale rock from the bed of the Mohawk River.  The channel will redirect flows to Branch 1, the branch of the Mohawk River west of Simmons Island, in the City of Cohoes, Albany County, New York.  Branch 1 does not currently receive adequate flows of water to sustain aquatic life.
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: 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 July 31, 2002.
Contact: Arthur N Henningson
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069

Multiregion and Statewide SEQR and Other Notices DEC Hearings