Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 02/05/2003

Essex County

Applicant: Jay - T
PO Box 730
Au Sable Forks, NY 12912 -0730
Facility: Straight Pit
Valley Rd
Ausable Forks, NY 12912
Application ID: 5-1528-00002/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Jay, Essex County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes expanding the existing sand and gravel pit by .85 acres to the north, for a total Life of Mine boundary of 8.0 acres.  The site, owned by Benjamin Straight, is located .4 mile south of the Valley Road and Straight Road intersection.
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 Mar 7 2003.
Contact: Denise M Wagner
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
dmwagner@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Franklin County

Applicant: Malone - V
14 Elm St
Malone, NY 12953 -1507
Facility: Malone - V WWTP
Lane St
Malone, NY 12953
Application ID: 5-1648-00013/00004
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES
Project is Located: Malone, Franklin County
Project Description:
The applicant has an existing State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit authorizing the discharge of 3.3 million gallons per day (MGD) of treated sanitary wastewater to the Salmon River, and 1.76 MGD to groundwater via infiltration basins, from a municipal secondary wastewater treatment plant located at Lane Street, in the Village of Malone.  The applicant requests a modification to the permit to delete the action level limit for phenols, delete the infiltration & inflow program, delete the mini pre-treatment program, and delete the monitoring requirements for totat kjeldahl nitrogen. And, the Department is initiating a modification to the permit to increase the sampling requirements for effluent nitrate for outfall 002 from 1 grab sample per month to 1 grab sample per week.

The Department has made a tentative determination to modify the SPDES permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law.  This tentative determination indicates that the discharge rgulated under this statute is considered to satisfy regulatory standards for permit issuance, based on information available to the Deparmtent at this time.  As a tentatvie determination, the Department seeks comments on the proposed modifications prior to making a final decision.  As such, this tentative determination does not signify Department approval for or endorsement of the actifity for which the modification is sought.
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 Apr 7 2003.
Contact: Denise M Wagner
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
dmwagner@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals