Region 8 SEQR and Other Notices Region 8 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 8 Completed Applications 10/09/2002

Monroe County
Applicant: Eastman Kodak Co
343 State Street
Rochester, NY 14650-
Facility: Kodak Park Division
1669 Lake Ave
Rochester, NY 14650-
Application ID: 8-2614-00205/00137
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Rochester, Monroe County
Project Description:
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (the Department) has made the tentative determination to approve a permittee-requested modification of the existing State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit for Eastman Kodak Companyís Kodak Park facility, which is located within the City of Rochester and the Town of Greece in Monroe County. Modifications to the permit include: removal of several monitoring requirements as a result of the analysis of historical monitoring data and changes made to chemical composition  of outfalls that discharge cooling water and stormwater; use of Total Organic Carbon (TOC) monitoring, which is based on availability of monitoring equipment and the method approved by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), to replace the Total Oxygen Demand (TOD) monitoring at outfalls where TOD was previously required; and modifying the site-specific Best Management Practices (BMP) permit page to include submittal of performance data from the recently installed Solids Removal Unit at Outfall 003 as a precursor to departmental acknowledgment that this unit constitutes Best Conventional Pollutant Control Technology (BCT) for controlling the discharge of solids (plastic material) at Outfall 003.

The Departmentís  tentative determination to approve the modifications to this permit indicates that the modifications 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. The draft permit and application are available for review at the NYSDEC Region 8 Office When submitting written comments, please refer to the application number referenced above.
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 Nov 12 2002.
Contact: Peter A Lent
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East Avon-Lima Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(716)226-2466
palent@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Steuben County
Applicant: David Roe
7614 Tuttle Rd
Prattsburgh, NY 14873-
Facility: Roe Property - Five Mile Creek
7614 Tuttle Rd
Prattsburgh, NY -
Application ID: 8-4660-00011/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Prattsburgh, Steuben County
Project Description:

The applicant has enrolled in the Wetlands Reserve Program, through which the Steuben County Natural Resource Conservation Services has developed a proposal to restore and enhance an existing wetland area within the NYS DEC regulated FWW PB-3 (Class II). The wetland habitat modifications will be accomplished by construction of a low berm to flood an area enhanced by the construction of potholes connected by level ditches. Excavated spoil will be spread in upland acreage currently enrolled and managed in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), and will be seeded in accordance with CRP objectives. The created WRP areas of open water interspersed with wetland emergent vegetation will benefit waterfowl, fur-bearers and other wildlife. Application materials are available for public review and comment at the NYS DEC Regional Headquarters.

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 Oct 25 2002.
Contact: Marc S Migliore
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East Avon-Lima Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(716)226-2466
msmiglio@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Glenn H Curtiss Museum Of Local History Inc
8419 Sr 54
Hammondsport, NY 14840-
Facility: Glenn H Curtiss Museum & Trail
8419 Sr 54
Hammondsport, NY -
Application ID: 8-4672-00179/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Urbana, Steuben County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct and maintain a walking trail through NYS Freshwater Wetland, HP-3 (Class I) , which borders Keuka Inlet, a protected trout stream, at the southern end of Keuka Lake in the Town of Urbana, Steuben County. The trail will be approximately 0.6 miles in length and will extend from the Glenn H. Curtis Museum, located at 8419 State Route 54 to State Route 54A (Main Street) at the boundary of the Village of Hammondsport.  The majority of the trail will consist of a nine-foot wide, 8 to10 inch thick gravel path built on landscaping mesh. Two forty-foot bridges will be constructed across two different tributaries of Keuka Inlet, one of these tributaries is a protected trout stream. The trail will also include four sections of ten-foot wooden boardwalk and one nineteen foot section of wooden boardwalk.    
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: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
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 25 2002.
Contact: Peter A Lent
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East Avon-Lima Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(716)226-2466
palent@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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