Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 09/18/2002

Orange County
Applicant: NYS Office Of Mental Health
44 Holland Ave
Albany, NY 12229-
Facility: Mid-Hudson Psychiatric Center
Box 158 Route 17M
New Hampton, NY 10958-
Application ID: 3-3330-00113/00011
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Goshen, Orange County
Project Description:
    The Mid-Hudson Psychiatric Center is a state owned forensic Psychiatric Hospital located in New Hampton, Orange County.  The campus consists of 28 heated buildings, 17 of which receive steam from the central boiler plant located in building 9.  The central boiler plant contains 2 Johnston model PFPX300-4-150S 300 horsepower boilers which operate at a maximum heat input capacity of 12.55 mmBTU/hr and on Johnston model PFPX150-4-150S boiler which operates at a maximum heat input capacity of 6.28 mmBTU/hr.  All three boilers are capable of firing natural gas, No. 2 distillate oil and No. 6 residual oil.  These boilers replace the temporary trailer mounted boilers previously utilized by the facility and are subject to the requirements of 40 CFR Part 60 Subpart Dc-Standards of Performance for Small Industrial-Commercial-Institutional steam Generating Units.  Boiler emissions are exhausted to individual 60 foot stacks defined in the  permit as emission points 0002A, 0002B and 0002C.
    The Psychiatric Center also operates two diesel powered generators (1,500 kw and 600 kw Caterpillar) both of which function primarily as emergency generators to provide electrical power to the facility when utility sources of power are not available.  The permit defines these sources under emission unit points 00005 and 00006.  The 1,500 kw generator is enrolled in Orange & Rockland Utilities Emergency Demand Response Program.
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: 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 Oct 28 2002.
Contact: Robert J Stanton
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
rjstanto@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Putnam County
Applicant: Lake Sagamore Community Association Inc
28 Old Forge Dr
Carmel, NY 10512-
Facility: Lake Sagamore Dam
Sagamore Dr/Lake Outlet
Kent, NY 10000-
Application ID: 3-3722-00083/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Kent, Putnam County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a self-cleaning metal fish barrier within the West Branch Croton River, Class B(t), at the outlet of Lake Sagamore in order to prevent the migration of triploid grass carp from the lake. The project includes installation of a pre-cast concrete block anchor, excavation of gravel deposited by floodwaters, filling and regrading a high flow channel,  and construction of gabions and rip-rap at the outlet to prevent erosion and scour of embankments. Triploid grass carp will be used for aquatic plant management within the lake. The project is located on the eastern shore of Sagamore Lake on the west side of Sagamore Drive, approximately 500 feet north of Old Forge Drive in the Town of Kent, Putnam County.
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 Oct 4 2002.
Contact: Richard S Ballard
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
rsballar@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Sullivan County
Applicant: David Pietkiewicz
51 Woodlawn Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013-
Facility: Pietkiewicz Property
Hughes Road/Wolf Pond
Yulan, NY 12792-
Application ID: 3-4834-00090/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Highland, Sullivan County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a wooden walkway, 136 feet in length, within Freshwater Wetland EL-67, a class II wetland, in order to allow the applicant access to Wolf Pond, located within the freshwater wetland, for the purpose of boating, fishing and wildlife viewing.  A platform, 8 feet by 10 feet, with a seasonal floating dock of 3 feet by 8 feet long, will also be constructed at the pond's edge.  The project is located on the west side of Hughes Road, approximately 1/2 mile south of Cochecton Turnpike.
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 Oct 4 2002.
Contact: Ruth D Bean
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054

Ulster County
Applicant: Francis X Buckley, Iii
80 Ferguson Ln
Wurtsboro, NY 12790-
Facility: Buckley Property
3264 New Prospect Rd
Pine Bush, NY -
Application ID: 3-5152-00182/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Shawangunk, Ulster County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to fill portions of Freshwater Wetland N-25 (Class II) and the 100 foot adjacent area in order to construct a single family residence on a 12-acre parcel. Activities proposed within the Freshwater Wetland include construction of a 10 feet  wide unpaved driveway and drainage improvements.  Activities proposed within the adjacent area include construction of a portion of the unpaved driveway. The total area of disturbance to the wetland is 0.09 acre; the total area of disturbance to the adjacent area is 0.02 acre. The project is located on the northwestern side of New Prospect Road, 1000 feet east of Brimstone Hill Road in the Town of Shawangunk, Ulster County.

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 Oct 4 2002.
Contact: Richard S Ballard
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
rsballar@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Westchester County
Applicant: Consolidated Edison Co Of NY Inc
4 Irving Pl Rm 828
New York, NY 10003-3502
Facility: White Plains Substation
9 New Street
White Plains, NY 10601-
Application ID: 3-5517-00281/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: White Plains, Westchester County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this SPDES permit application for the discharge of storm water from the White Plains Electrical Substation located at 9 New Street in the City of White Plains.  The storm water discharge will be routed through an on-site  oil/water separator to the City of White Plains storm sewer system at North Lexington Avenue and ultimately discharged to the Bronx River (DEC Water Index No. ER-3;  Class C(T)).  The oil/water separator is being installed as part of a proposed upgrade and remediation of the White Plains Electrical Substation.  The permittee will be required to maintain records and report data to verify compliance with the SPDES permit conditions and discharge limits.  A draft SPDES permit is available for review at the NYSDEC Region 3 office (SPDES #NY-0265039).
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: White Plains City Planning Commission
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 Oct 18 2002.
Contact: Scott E Sheeley
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
sesheele@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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