Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 11/06/2002

Chautauqua County
Applicant: Raymond W Burgun
152 Central Ave
Brocton, NY 14716-
Facility: Burgun Trucking Gravel Mine
South Of Chaut Co Rt 380, 800 Ft Nw Of Chaut Co Rt 55 Intersection
Falconer, NY 14733-
Application ID: 9-0638-00162/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Ellicott, Chautauqua County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes the mining of sand and gravel, with material processing by a portable dry-screen that has a maximum capacity of less than 150 tons per hour, on 11.16 acres of land.  With the agreement of two adjacent landowners, a variance from the 25-foot minimum property line set-back is proposed for those common property lines.  The estimated life of the mine is 10 years and the reclamation objective is a meadow, with no future use planned. The proposed mine is located on a property that has been the site of past mining and is south of Chautauqua County Route 380, approximately 800 feet north-west from its intersection with County Route 55.
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: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
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 Dec 6 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: Chester L Stratton
1161 Hoag Rd
Ashville, NY 14710-
Facility: Stratton Gravel Pit
1161 Hoag Rd
Ashville, NY 14710-
Application ID: 9-0648-00057/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Harmony, Chautauqua County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes the mining of gravel and sand, with material processing by a 110 tons per hour portable dry screen, on 37.36 acres of land.  A portable crusher will occasionally be rented to process accumulated oversize stone.  The estimated life of the mine is 20 years and the reclamation objective is a Christmas Tree Farm.  The site is 1,250 feet west of Hoag Road and approximately 1,800 feet south of Waltonian Drive. The proposed mine haul road is an existing natural gas well access that provides access to Hoag Road.
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: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
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 Dec 6 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

Erie County
Applicant: Fujisawa Health Care Inc
3125 Staley Rd
Grand Island, NY 14072-2028
Facility: Fujisawa Health Care Inc
3125 Staley Road
Grand Island, NY 14072-
Application ID: 9-1446-00138/00008
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Grand Island, Erie County
Project Description:
    It is proposed to modify SPDES Permit No. NY-024 3108 which has an existing discharge of 26,000 gallons per day (GPD) of sanitary wastewater, boiler blowdown, softener backwash and purified water cleaning from Outfall 001, and 26,000 GPD of treated process wastewater from Outfall 002, both of which discharge to an un-named tributary to Big Six Mile Creek, at the applicant's facility located at 3125 Staley Road. The draft permit contains changed monitoring requirements for Fecal Coliform and increased effluent limits for Zinc and Iron.
    The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a 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.  
    
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 Dec 6 2002.
Contact: Michael J McMurray
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
mjmcmurr@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: E I Dupont De Nemours & Co
1007 Market St
Wilmington, DE 19898-
Facility: E I Dupont Yerkes Plant
Sheridan Dr At River Rd
Buffalo, NY 14207-
Application ID: 9-1464-00031/00004
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Tonawanda, Erie County
Project Description:
The Department has prepared a draft permit and fact sheets and made a tentative determination to modify the current SPDES Permit, # NY- 0001601, for discharges of non-contact cooling water, average flow of 3.5 MGD at outfall #001, and for intake screen backwash water at outfall #002  from the E.I. duPonte Yerkes manufacturing facility, located at Sheridan Dr. at River Rd., Tonawanda NY.  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 The draft permit was developed in accordance with the Departmentís Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS) and uses information supplied by the Permittee. The EBPS score for this modification is 491 points.       
The proposed modifications include: adding Discharge Notification Act requirements, listing and requiring monitoring of new outfall #002 for the discharge of intake screen backwash water, and increasing the chlorine residual discharge limit from 0.5 mg/l to 1.0 mg/l during Zebra Mussel treatment.  The Yerkes plant manufactures Corian(R) building products, Tedlar(R) polyvinyl fluoride film, and a vinyl fluoride polymer.  Outfalls from the plant are located approximately 900 feet upsteam of the foot of Sheridan Drive and discharge into the Niagara River ( class A special waters).  
The draft permit, fact sheet, application, and applicable regulations are available for inspection at the NYSDEC Region 9 Office.  Comments in support of or in opposition to the proposed permit may be made by filing a written statement by the deadline date indicated.     
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 Dec 9 2002.
Contact: Richard P Sweeney
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165

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