Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 07/31/2002

Allegany County
Applicant: Rochester Gas & Electric Corp
89 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14649-
Facility: Rg&E Allegany Station #133
11537 Route 19A
Fillmore, NY 14735-
Application ID: 9-0258-00018/00030
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Hume, Allegany County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to install rock riprap bank stabilization along 225 lineal feet of eroded Wiscoy Creek streambank to protect various underground utility lines, which provide service to the cogeneration facility's water pumpstation.  The worksite is located approximately 200 feet upstream of the Wiscoy Creek confluence with the Genesee River.
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: A cultural resources survey has been completed. The report of the survey is on file. No 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 16 2002.
Contact: Mary E Hohmann
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany Sub-Office
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
mehohman@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Chautauqua County
Applicant: Busti - T
124 Chautauqua Ave
Lakewood, NY 14750-1241
Facility: Busti Water District #5
Garfield Road Area
Jamestown, NY 14701-
Application ID: 9-0622-00113/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply
Project is Located: Busti, Chautauqua County
Project Description:
The action is the creation of Water District No. 5 in the Town Busti, to serve approximately 180 residential units with an estimated average daily demand of 43,200 gallons per day.  Water is to be supplied by the City of Jamestown under the terms of a Water Agreement signed by both municipal agencies.  No construction is proposed at this time, although alternatives are being considered for future development of the water supply distribution system.
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: Busti Town Board
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 16 2002.
Contact: Kenneth C Taft
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany Sub-Office
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
kctaft@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Mayville - V
PO Box 188
Mayville, NY 14757-0188
Facility: Mayville Lakeside Park
West Lake Road (Rt 394)
Mayville, NY 14757-
Application ID: 9-0628-00149/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Chautauqua, Chautauqua County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to install a total of approximately 1,145 lineal feet of precast concrete block breakwall along the Chautuauqua Lake shoreline at three locations (200 ft., 545 ft. and 400 ft.) within Lakeside Park, which is located off NYS Rt. 394 (West Lake Street) in the Village of Mayville.  
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: A cultural resources survey has been completed. The report of the survey is on file. No 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 16 2002.
Contact: Mary E Hohmann
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany Sub-Office
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
mehohman@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Erie County
Applicant: Gowanda - V
Municipal Bldg 27 E Main St
Gowanda, NY 14070-
Facility: Gowanda Sludge Composting Facility
W Of Aldrich St On The N Side Of Cattaraugus Cre
Gowanda, NY 14070-
Application ID: 9-1436-00026/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management
Project is Located: Collins, Erie County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to increase the total amount of Village sewage sludge treated by 50%. A maximum of 1500 cubic yards per year of sludge would be composted at a new facility to be located north of the existing composting facility.The site is adjacent to the Village of Gowanda Wastewater Treatment Plant at Aldrich Street Extension. A 60x300 foot pole barn would be constructed to house the composting facility.  A 70x100 foot paved outdoor storage area would also be constructed for storing finished compost and wood chips which are used as a bulking material in the composting process. The application and supporting documents are available for review and comment at the regional office in Bufflao during normal business hours.
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: Gowanda Village Board
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: A cultural resources survey has been completed. The report of the survey is on file. No 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 16 2002.
Contact: Douglas E Borschel
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
deborsch@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Erie County
95 Franklin St
Buffalo, NY 14202-3904
Facility: Ellicott Creek Park
Niagara Falls Blvd
Tonawanda, NY -
Application ID: 9-1464-00213/00009
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Tonawanda, Erie County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to rehabilitate the Ellicott Creek Park Canoe launch.  Project details include dredging of the approximately 400 feet long channel to an average depth of 4 feet deep to allow sufficient depth for small watercraft; rehabilitation of a cement wall and steps; and replacement of handrails.  In addition, the applicant proposes streambank protection consisting of two sections of timber crib wall structure approximately 225 linear feet in length, 6-feet high and 5-feet wide.  The project is located downstream of Niagara Falls Boulevard.          
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 Aug 16 2002.
Contact: Charles D Cranston
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
cdcranst@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Erie County Water Authority
350 Ellicott Sq Bldg
Buffalo, NY 14203-2403
Facility: Two Mile Creek Crossing
Two Mile Creek Near Two Mile Cr Rd
City & Town Of Tonawanda, NY -
Application ID: 9-1499-00011/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Tonawanda, Erie County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to work along several hundred feet of streambank along Two Mile Creek, a Class B Stream, near Fletcher Street and Two Mile Creek Road as part of a project which will place 4800 feet of 24 inch diameter ductile iron pipe watermain along Two Mile Creek Road in the City of Tonawanda.  This pipeline is being installed to connect the Erie County Water Authority water distribution system at Boundary Line Road to the City of Tonawanda water system at the Veterans Memorial Storage Tank. This project will include boring under Two Mile Creek and installing the watermain within casing pipe.
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: A cultural resources survey has been completed. The report of the survey is on file. No 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 19 2002.
Contact: Michael J McMurray
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
mjmcmurr@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Niagara County
Applicant: Lockport - T
6560 Dysinger Rd
Lockport, NY 14094-7970
Facility: Old English Rd Drainage Ditch
E Of Ernest Rd Between Old English Rd And E High St
Lockport, NY 14094-
Application ID: 9-2926-00121/00001
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: Lockport, Niagara County
Project Description:
Reconstruction of approximately 5,500 feet of the Old English Road Ditch.  An approximately 3,500 foot long section of the Old English Road Ditch to be recontsructed conforms to the headwaters of the East Branch of Eighteenmile Creek.  Portions of the Old English Road Ditch are within the LP-7 Wetland, a class III wetland, and its regulated 100 foot wide adjacent area.  The ditch channel will be excavated/cleaned to provide for better flow characteristics and ease of maintenance.  Ditch banks will be formed to a typical 1 on 3 side slope for mowing.  Excavated spoil material, and larger trees and brush will be deposited along the top banks of the ditch with occasional openings to allow surface water to enter the ditch channel.  Rubbish and debris will be removed and disposed off site as necessary.  The Old English Road Ditch is located in an area northeast of Old English Road, and which is bounded on the north by East High Street, on the east by Keck Road, on the south by Lincoln Avenue, and on the west by Ernest Road.
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 Aug 19 2002.
Contact: Jeffrey E Dietz
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
jedietz@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Cwm Chemical Services Inc
3001 Butterfield Rd
Oak Brook, IL 60521-1107
Facility: Cwm Chemical Services - Model City Site
1550 Balmer Road
Model City, NY 14107-
Application ID: 9-2934-00022/00224
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Porter, Niagara County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes the construction of a 2.45 acre water storage basin, the proposed East Stormwater Retention Basin SMP#9 (VO-2) (previously approved under the RMU1, Part 373 Permit issued by this Department), which will be necessary in order to properly manage/control/monitor landfill runoff to ensure that surface and groundwater quality is not adversely impacted as a result of landfill operations.  The proposed retention basin will fill and eliminate approximately 0.33 acres of federal wetland, which will be mitigated.  The applicant has also proposed minor plan changes to the originally approved plans for the retention basin affecting basin floor elevation, berm width, perimeter road, ditch alignment and culvert installation.  The project is located at the facility property on the southside of Balmer Road and approximately 1900 feet west of Porter Center Road.  
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 19 2002.
Contact: Jeffrey E Dietz
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
jedietz@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Wyoming County
Applicant: Daniel Albro
7062 Albro Rd
Bliss, NY 14024-
Facility: Albro Property
Albro Road At Wiscoy Creek
Pike, NY 14130-
Application ID: 9-5644-00034/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Pike, Wyoming County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to repair 125 feet of eroded streambank and remove a large willow tree which has fallen in Wiscoy Creek near Albro Road. Riprap and fill material will be used to fill the eroded streambank with fill material from a stockpile on the applicant's property. The willow tree and other trees will be cabled into the bank as a tree revetment. The project is located off Route 39 east of Pike.
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 16 2002.
Contact: Penny R Dempsey
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
prdempse@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals