Region 7 SEQR and Other Notices Region 7 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 7 Completed Applications 02/12/2003

Oswego County

Applicant: Thomas Birmingham
Facility: Birmingham Gravel Pit
Finnerty Rd
Amboy, NY
Application ID: 7-3522-00026/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Amboy, Oswego County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to excavate sand and gravel, above the water table,  from a surface unconsolidated formation on 13.3 acres during the  permit term on a 31 acre mining facility on a 236 acre parcel.  Screening, crushing, and processing will occur on-site.  The proposed mine area was previously permitted  in a different configuration but the permit was surrendered due to violations. The site will be reclaimed for agricultural use. The mine, known as the Birmingham Gravel pit, is located north of  Finnerty Road in the Town of Amboy.    
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:
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 14 2003.
Contact: Barry L Borrow
NYSDEC Region 7 Headquarters
615 Erie Boulevard West
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315)426-7438

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