Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 12/18/2002

Jefferson County
Applicant: Adams - T
Rd 1 Box 414
Adams, NY 13605-9701
Facility: Adams Water District No 2
Owens Road And Caird Road
Adams Center, NY 13606-
Application ID: 6-2220-00073/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply
Project is Located: Jefferson County
Project Description:
The applicant has applied for installation of a complete water supply and distribution system to serve Adams Water District No. 2 and the taking of a supply of water in amounts to average 11,100 gallons per day through the connection to the existing facilities of the Village of Adams.  Coverage will include residences along North Street, U.S. Route 11, Owens Road and Caird Road near the Village of Adams Center.
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 Jan 3 2003.
Contact: Mark A Wiggins
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
mawiggin@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Ellisburg - T
PO Box 113
Ellisburg, NY 13636-0113
Facility: Ellisburg Water District
Us Route 11
Ellisburg, NY 13636-
Application ID: 6-2234-00136/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply
Project is Located: Jefferson County
Project Description:
Installation of a complete water supply and distribution system to serve Ellisburg Water District No. 1 (Hamlet of Pierrepont Manor) and take a supply for use in the district of water to average 67,000 gallons per day from a well field (2 wells).  Project also involves a pipeline crossing of Bear Creek and three Army Corp wetland areas.
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: Ellisburg Town Board
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 Jan 3 2003.
Contact: Brian D Fenlon
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
bdfenlon@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Daniel W Burritt
1015 Co Rte 11
Gouverneur, NY 13642-
Facility: Stiles Pit
Route 342
Evans Mills, NY 13637-
Application ID: 6-2240-00016/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Jefferson County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to mine 2.5 acres of sand and gravel over a 5 year permit term from a 5.23 parcel controlled by the applicant and located east of McMaster Road, 1800' North of the intersection of New York State Route 3 and 342 west of the village of Black River.  2.50 acres had previously been mined by the previous landowner whose permit expired September 1, 2002.
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 Jan 17 2003.
Contact: Mark A Wiggins
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
mawiggin@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Lewis County
Applicant: Richard Lucas
8622 Whitesville Rd
Copenhagen, NY 13626-
Facility: Montague Inn
6765 Sears Pond Road Between Rector & Gardiner Rds (3.5 Mi South Of Rt 177)
Lowville, NY 13367-
Application ID: 6-2342-00005/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Lewis County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a permit modification for the proposed discharge of 1120 gallons per day of treated sanitary wastewater to a private pond tributary to Lacey Creek from a new septic tank/sand filter system to serve the proposed Montague Motel located in the Town of Montague in Lewis County where the applicants will operate the motel and existing restaurant/inn.
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: 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 Jan 17 2003.
Contact: Mark A Wiggins
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
mawiggin@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Oneida County
Applicant: NYS Dept Of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-
Facility: Furnace Creek State Forest
Unnamed Road 1.4 Miles North Of Wilson Road West
Camden, NY 13316-
Application ID: 6-3034-00019/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Oneida County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a log landing in the adjacent area of Freshwater Wetland No. CE-4, a class II, 204 acre wetland. The project is located in Furnace Creek State Forest and the log landing will be converted into a public access parking lot once the logging is completed. The parking lot will 60 by 70 feet. There will be no direct impacts to the wetland proper.
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 Jan 3 2003.
Contact: Patrick M Clearey
NYSDEC Region 6 Utica Sub-Office
State Office Bldg - 207 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
(315)793-2555
pmcleare@gw.dec.state.ny.us

St Lawrence County
Applicant: General Motors Corp
300 Renaissance Ctr
Detroit, MI 48265-3000
Facility: Gm Powertrain - Massena Plant
Rooseveltown Rd
Massena, NY 13662-
Application ID: 6-4058-00004/00135
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve the application of GM Powertrain Massena Operations, a producer of Aluminum Automobile parts.  The permit allows the modification of, and the addition of new equipment to, emission units GMCAST, GMMOLD, GMMELT, and 1GMFAC.  The project emission increases are below the significance thresholds for New Source Review.

The facility was able to show it's net emissions increases under Prevention of Significant Deterioration requirements for netting analysis were below significance thresholds and are not applicable to this project.  This modification includes the reorganization of the permit as well.

Persons wishing to inspect the subject Title V files, including the application with all relevant supporting materials, the draft permit, and all other materials available to the DEC (the "permitting authority") that are relevant to this permitting decision should contact the DEC representative listed below.  It is recommended that an appointment be made to confirm the availability of the subject files.  The DEC will endeavor to make the files available within 2 business days of contact, during normal business hours (8:30 am through 4:45 pm), unless the requester wishes to inspect the files at a later date.

DEC will evaluate the application and the comments received on it to determine whether to hold  a public hearing.  A public hearing may be legislative or adjudicatory.  A legislative public hearing is a proceeding which provides an additional opportunity for public comment.  DEC's determination to hold a legislative public hearing will be based on whether a significant degree of public interest exists.  If a legislative public hearing is to be held, a Notice of Hearing will be published which will include the time and place of the hearing and submitting comments.  The applicant and all persons who have filed comments on the permit will be notified by mail of the public hearing.  Comments and requests for a legislative hearing should be in writing and addressed to the Department representative listed below.

An adjudicatory public hearing is a trial type proceeding which provides the opportunity for adjudication on the basis of evidence, including direct testimony and cross examination.  An adjudicatory hearing is held only if substantive and significant issues relating to any findings or determinations the Department is required to make pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law exist.  A copy of the Department's permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Department's website at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/gudph1.htm

In accordance with 6 NYCRR Part 621.5(d)9 and 201-6.4(c), the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has the authority to bar issuance of any Title V Facility Permit if it is determined not to be in compliance with applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act or 6NYCRR Part 201.  After the public comment period, the USEPA will be provided a proposed permit and will have an additional 45 day period for review.  If USEPA does not raise any objection, the Department will issue the permit. The application and Draft Title V Facility permit are available in the Region 6 NYSDEC office in Watertown, New York.


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: 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 located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 Jan 17 2003.
Contact: Lawrence R Ambeau
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
lrambeau@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals