Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 02/05/2003

Herkimer County

Applicant: Psg Realty LLC
Box 367 Railroad St
Poland, NY 13431
Facility: Poland Pit
NYS Route 28
Newport, NY 13416
Application ID: 6-2138-00024/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Herkimer County
Project Description:
PSG Realty, LLC, doing business as Poland Sand & Gravel, proposes to expand their sand and gravel mining operation by 18.0 acres.  The life of mine boundary will increased from 32.8 acres to 50.8 acres,
with a total of 38.7 acres affected during the coming five year permit term.  The expansion will include the addition of a small portable processing plant in the newly affected area and the continued use of a closedloop system wash plant.  The mine is located on a 104 acre parcel owned by the applicant and located 1200 feet east of NYS Rt. 28 immediately south of the Village of Poland in the Town of Newport, Herkimer County.    
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 Mar 7 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

Oneida County

Applicant: Indium Corp Of America
PO Box 269
Utica, NY 13503 -0269
Facility: Indium Corp Of America At 1676 Lincoln
1676 Lincoln Ave
Utica, NY 13503
Application ID: 6-3016-00032/00077
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Oneida County
Project Description:
This Department has received a request to issue a permit and has drafted an Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the Environmental Conservation Law an Air State Facility Permit, at the facility located at Indium Corporation of America, 1676 Lincoln Avenue, Utica, NY 13503.

Indium Corporation of America is a small company producing speciality solder brazes, fusible alloys and related materials for the electronics industry.  Inorganic chemicals of metal Indium are also produced for the electronics and battery industry.  The Indium metal is produced from the purification of Indium containing ore and recovery of Indium containing waste.  These processes include the refining, and chemically reacting the material to remove unwanted materials.  The facility process the purified Indium through melting, molding, parts manufacturing, degreasing, cleaning and lab operations.

The facility also produces various types of small parts from indium.  Parts manufacturing operation includes a powder flux coating operation, and rolling and stamping mills to create small parts.  parts are degreased and cleaned by Indium parts, and then dried by the use of drying ovens.  This application and permit contain federally enforceable conditions limiting emissions from the degreasing units below the applicable threshold level set forth in 6 NYCRR Part 201-6.  The trichloroethylene emissions are limited to 9 tons per year, and total Hazardous Air Pollutants are limited to 22.5 tons per year.  Determining compliance with these limits will be calculated through trichloroethylene use records and will be subject to NYS DEC approval.  The facility's emissions are below Title V thresholds and minor for all pollutants.  The Draft Permit with conditions is available for review in the Region 6 NYS DEC office in Utica, New York.
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 Mar 7 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

Applicant: Richard E Posson
Facility: Posson Property Gravel Mine
Sanger Hill Road
Waterville, NY 13480
Application ID: 6-3099-00026/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Oneida County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to operate a sand and gravel mine on his 275 acre parcel within the towns of Sangerfield and Marshall in Oneida county. The life of mine boundary will be 53.8 acres, with 5.0 acres of land to be affected during the coming 5 year permit. Surface mining of unconsolidated sand and gravel will be performed by backhoe and front end loader. Topsoil and overburden will be stripped and stockpiled for re-use in the reclamation operation. The project will include on-site crushing and screening of mining products. The project is located north of Sangerhill Road and 2700 feet west of it's intersection with NYS Route 12. A copy of the mining application is available for review at the DEC office in Utica, and the Town offices of Sangerfield and Marshall. The application can also be viewed at the Village Office in Waterville.
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. 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 Mar 7 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: Charles Garlock & Sons Inc
15 Washington Street
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607 -1809
Facility: Chippewa Point 4 Lot Subdivision
Blind Bay Road
Hammond, NY 13646
Application ID: 6-4042-00165/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a 36' x 40' pier supported cottage and a 6' wide x 20' long floating dock with a 6' x 6' stone filled timber crib support above the mean high water mark in an existing four lot subdivision near the northwest shoreline of Little Chippewa Point, two miles northwest of the hamlet of Chippewa Bay.
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 Feb 21 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

Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals