Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 01/01/2003

St Lawrence County
Applicant: Newstech NY Inc
400 Anderson Avenue
Deferiet, NY 13628-
Facility: Newstech NY St Lawrence Division
875 County Route 60
Newton Falls, NY 13666-0253
Application ID: 6-4026-00001/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve the application for a modified SPDES permit for existing discharges to the Oswegatchie River and one of its tributary (SL-25-105) from the Newstech NY - St. Lawrence Division paper mill in the Hamlet of Newton Falls in St. Lawrence County.  The paper mill is presently not producing paper and is in a shutdown stage.  The modification includes a reduction of monitoring frequency and  a change of effluent limitations to reflect the discharge of treated boiler water, stormwater and leachate only.  Future startup (paper producing) conditions are anticipated.  A SPDES permit modification requesting this startup will be submitted prior to any paper production at the facility.
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: 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 31 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