Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 01/22/2003

Albany County

Applicant: Nigro Companies
20 Corporate Woods Blvd
Albany, NY 12211
Facility: Bethlehem Town Center
W Side Of Rt9W, N Of Bender Intersection
Bethlehem, NY 12054
Application ID: 4-0122-00181/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Bethlehem, Albany County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct approximately 364,000 square feet of commercial building, including a large super-center retail store, a large home improvement store, a restaurant, a fast food restaurant, a bank and associated parking.The proposed 75.78 acre site is located on the west side of US Route 9W between Bender Lane and Route 32, in the Town of Bethlehem, As a result of the proposed project 1.99 acres of federally regulated wetlands and 2,785 feet of federally regulated stream channel would be impacted. As mitigation, the applicant proposes to construct 2.94 acres of wetland mitigation and 456 linear feet of drainage channel. A stormwater management report has been prepared and the applicant will be required to obtain a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit (SPDES) for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Activities.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
A draft environmental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency:
Bethlehem Town Board
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have an impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. The department must consult further with OPRHP before making a final decision regarding the issuance of the permit.
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 Feb 6 2003.
Contact: Thomas P Haley
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
tphaley@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Capital Development Group LLC
864 Burdeck St
Schenectady, NY 12306
Facility: Winding Creek Subdivision
113, 115, & Part Of 1129 Fonda Rd
Colonie, NY
Application ID: 4-0126-00554/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Colonie, Albany County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes the construction of a 51 lot subdivision on a 35.64 acre parcel located at 113, 115 and a portion of 129 Fonda Road, in the Town of Colonie. As a result of the proposed project, there will be permanent impacts to 0.48 acres of federally regulated freshwater wetland and to 195 linear feet of defined tributary. Additionally, there will be temporary disturbance of  99 linear feet of tributary and 0.05 acres of wetland associated with the installation of potable water and drainage for the subdivision.The applicant will be required to meet the requirements of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Activities.
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:
Colonie Town Planning Board
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. 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 Feb 7 2003.
Contact: Thomas P Haley
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
tphaley@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Montgomery County

Applicant: Hanson Aggregates New York Inc
4800 Jamesville Rd
PO Box 513
Jamesville, NY 13078 -0513
Facility: Hanson-Quarry & Asphalt Plts
NYS Route 5 & Kennedy Rd
St Johnsville, NY 13452
Application ID: 4-2738-00004/00017
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: St Johnsville, Montgomery County
Project Description:
The Department has proposed an Air State Facility Permit for the application that was received for the HansonQuarry & Asphalt Plants facility located on 7904 State Highway Route 5, Town of St. Johnsville, County of Montgomery, owned by Hanson Aggregates New York, Inc., 4800 Jamesville Road, Jamesville, New York.  The facility is involved with the mining and processing of dolomite rock as well as the production of hot mix asphalt.  The facility includes generators, equipment used to mine and process dolomite rock (including crushers, screens, bins, and conveyors), and hot mix asphalt plants.  The proposed Air State Facility Permit will combine the company's two currently existing Air State Facility Permits (4273800004/00012 and 4273800004/00015) into a single permit and will also restructure the existing emissions caps.  In order to continue to remain below the applicability threshold for Title V permitting, the applicant has proposed restricting the potential to emit through enforceable permit conditions which will limit or cap emissions at a level which is less than 100 tons per year for each Oxides of Nitrogen and Carbon Monoxide.  The applicant has agreed to permit conditions which will limit Oxides of Nitrogen and Carbon Monoxide by restricting the hours of operation of the generators and the production of hot mix asphalt.  The facility will be required to maintain records and report this data to verify compliance with permit conditions and limits.

Persons wishing to inspect the subject Air State Facility 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 identified in this Notice.  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 two 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.
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 Feb 21 2003.
Contact: Angelo A Marcuccio
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
aamarcuc@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals