Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 07/24/2002

Columbia County
Applicant: Ceramaseal Inc
1033 Us Rt 20
New Lebanon, NY 12125-
Facility: Ceramaseal Inc
1033 State Rt 20
New Lebanon Center, NY 12125-
Application ID: 4-1048-00003/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: New Lebanon, Columbia County
Project Description:
Applicant proposes to modify an existing SPDES permit to increase the flow from 900 gpd to 2500 gpd and decrease the quality (5 mg/1BOD to 10 mg/1BOD) of treated sanitary waste to an intermittent storm drain tributary to the Wyomanock Creek due to proposed plant expansion.

The Department has made a tentative determination to modify this permit for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law.  This tentative determination indicates that the discharge regulated under this statute is considered to satisfy regulatory standards 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.  As such, this tentative determination does not signify Department approval for or endorsement of the activity for which a permit is sought or for the overall proposed project.

Refer to this application by the application number listed above and SPDES Number
NY-019 1868.
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 Aug 23 2002.
Contact: Arthur N Henningson
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069

Otsego County
Applicant: Donald R Shipman
268 Armstrong Road
West Winfield, NY 13491-
Facility: Donald Shipman Property
Buell Road|Just Above Exeter Town Line
Richfield, NY -
Application ID: 4-3656-00171/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Richfield, Otsego County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a 630' long X 20' wide driveway, of which 240 feet will be in Freshwater Wetland SY-8 and the remainder in its adjacent area.   The driveway location will be cleared of brush and constructed with shale and/or gravel, and a culvert will be installed in Wharton Creek which runs through the wetland.  The driveway will provide access to property in order to facilitate building a single family residence, part of which will be in the wetland adjacent area, and provide pasture for agricultural use.  The project is located on Buell Road just north of the Plainfield/Richfield/Exeter town line.
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 Aug 9 2002.
Contact: John H Feltman
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford Sub-Office
65561 State Highway 10 Suite 1
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
jhfeltma@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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