Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 03/12/2003

Applicant: Orange County
2455-2459 Rte 17M
PO Box 509
Goshen, NY 10924-0509
Facility: All Bridges & Culverts
Bridges/Culverts Countywide
Entire County, NY
Application ID: 3-3300-00080/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: , Orange County
Project Description:
The Department proposes to issue a "General" permit to the Orange County Department of Public Works in order to expedite requests to conduct maintenance and repair work in protected streams. Such work includes maintenance bridges and culverts and limited "skimming" of gravel bars, rip-rap placement and debris removal.  Under this permit, each project requires individual written authorization before work can commence.
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 21 2003.
Contact: Lawrence G Biegel
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
lgbiegel@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Columbia Gas Transmission Corp
PO Box 1273
Charleston, WV 25325-1273
Facility: Greenwood Lake Rd- Pipeline A-5
South Of Greenwood Lake Rd/Tuxedo Reservoir
Tuxedo, NY
Application ID: 3-3350-00105/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Tuxedo, Orange County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to modify portions of Freshwater Wetland SL-3 (Class I) and the 100 foot adjacent area in order to replace approximately 2700 linear feet of 10 inch diameter natural gas pipeline (Pipeline A-5) due to deterioration of the existing pipeline. The proposed natural gas pipeline replacement will also cross the Indian Kill Reservoir (Class A) within an existing right-of-way. Activities proposed within the Freshwater Wetland and its adjacent area include clearing of vegetation, snags and obstacles, trenching in upland areas, and construction of the replacement pipeline. The total area of disturbance to the wetland is approximately 0.23 acre; the total area of disturbance to the adjacent area is 1.27 acre. The pipeline replacement project will begin at an existing gas meter station north of Sterling Lake Road (County Route 84), proceed northwest across Freshwater Wetland SL-3 (Indian Kill Reservoir) and terminate at a point south of NYS Route 17A in the Town of Tuxedo, Orange County.
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 28 2003.
Contact: R Scott Ballard
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
rsballar@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Putnam County

Applicant: Carmel - T
Twn Hall McAlpin Ave
Mahopac, NY 10541
Facility: Carmel Water Dist. #3 (Lake Secor Wd)
Lake Shore Dr
Carmel, NY 10512
Application ID: 3-3720-00117/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply
Project is Located: Carmel, Putnam County
Project Description:
       The Town of Carmel Water District #3 (the Lake Secor Water District) has applied for a Water Supply permit (WSA#10,412) to use new Well #5,  which was tested at a safe yield of 60 gallons per minute (gpm) to replace diminished capacity in its existing wells. The total water taking by the Water District will will remain unchanged at an average of 90 gallons per minute from five wells, which would include this replacement well.  Well #5 is located off North Road in the West Mahopac area near Lake Secor, in the Town of Carmel, Putnam County, NY.
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 29 2003.
Contact: Michael D Merriman
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
mdmerrim@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Rockland County

Applicant: Robert Segelken
Facility: Segelken Property
35 James St/Tomkins Cove
Stony Point, NY
Application ID: 3-3928-00137/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Stony Point, Rockland County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes new surface discharge system of 500 gallons per day of treated sanitary wastewater to a stormwater collection system, a tributary to the Hudson River from a primary treatment plant at the applicant's facility, a single family dwelling, located at 35 James Street, Tomkins Cove.  The system replaces a failing subsurface system at the facility.
The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a permit for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law. This tentative determination indicates that the discharge regulated under this statute is considered to satisfy regulatory standards for permit issuance, based on information available to the Department at this time. As a tentative determination, the Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance. As such, this tentative determination does not signify department approval for or endorsement of the activity for which a permit is sought or for the overall proposed project.
Refer to this application by application number listed above and SPDES number, NY0267899.
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 Apr 11 2003.
Contact: Ruth D Bean
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054

Sullivan County

Applicant: Mirant NY-Gen LLC
Four Executive Blvd - Suite 100
Suffern, NY 10901
Facility: Grahamsville Hydroelectric Facility
East Delaware Tunnel
Grahamsville, NY
Application ID: 3-4842-00160/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Neversink, Sullivan County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a new SPDES permit for an existing surface discharge from an outfall (No. 001) with a maximum daily flow of 2400 gallons per day (gpd) from a hydroelectric generating facility fed by the East Delaware Aqueduct located near the northern terminus of Rondout Reservoir (Class AA).  Outfall No. 001 reflects a discharge of water used to cool the turbine shaft bearing at the applicant's hydroelectric generating facility: cooling water is collected in a sump and pumped to an oil/water separator for treatment prior to discharge to the tail race upstream of the Rondout Reservoir.  The project involves no new construction and is located at existing water supply facilities (owned by the NYCDEP) east of NYS Route 55A, approximately 2000 feet south of Sugarloaf Road in the Town of Neversink, Sullivan County. A draft permit is available for inspection and comment at the regional office.  
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 11 2003.
Contact: R Scott Ballard
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
rsballar@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Camp Arugath Habosem
Whitter Rd
Hurleyville, NY 12747
Facility: Camp Arugath Habosem
Whittaker Rd -- Pobox 307
Hurleyville, NY 12747
Application ID: 3-4846-00189/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Thompson, Sullivan County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes a proposed discharge of 57,000 gallons per day of treated sanitary wastewater to an unnamed tributary of East Branch of the Mongaup from a treatment plant at the applicant's facility located on the north side of Whitter Road, opposite Levine Road.  The new treatment plant is needed to accommodate the continuous growth of the camp.
The department has made a tentative determination to issue a permit for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law. This tentative determination indicates that the discharge regulated under this statute is considered to satisfy regulatory standards for permit issuance, based on information available to the Department at this time. As a tentative determination, the Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance. As such, this tentative determination does not signify department approval for or endorsement of the activity for which a permit is sought or for the overall proposed project.
In conjunction with this project, the applicant must also obtain a Protection of Waters permit for an outfall structure to be constructed on the East Mongaup.
Refer to this application by application number listed above and SPDES number NY0095702.  
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 11 2003.
Contact: Ruth D Bean
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054

Ulster County

Applicant: Ulster County
244 Fair St
Kingston, NY 12401-3806
Facility: Ulster Landing Park
Ulster Landing Rd
Ulster Landing, NY
Application ID: 3-5154-00174/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Ulster, Ulster County
Project Description:
        The Ulster County Department of Buildings and Grounds proposes to place approximately 200 linear feet of heavy stone rip-rap for shoreline bank stabilization at the County's Ulster Landing Park.  The heavy stone rip-rap will extend from above the high water line an average of 10 feet out into the Hudson River.  The Ulster Landing Park is located on the west shore of the Hudson River, in the Town of Ulster, Ulster County, NY.
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 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 Mar 29 2003.
Contact: Michael D Merriman
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
mdmerrim@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Westchester County

Applicant: Shattemuc Yacht Club
PO Box 29
Ossining, NY 10562-0029
Facility: Shattemuc Yacht Club
Westerly Road
Ossining, NY 10568
Application ID: 3-5542-00025/00011
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Ossining, Westchester County
Project Description:
      The Shattemuc Yacht Club has applied for a permit to install up to 600 feet of new bulkhead along its existing deteriorated sunken perimeter barges and a deteriorated sunken circle line boat to prevent damaging waves and storm surges from flushing through the marina.  The base of the new bulkhead will extend up to 4 feet waterward of these deteriorated structures in order to allow for use of angular supporting piles, called "batter piles".   The outside of the driven piles will be covered with either interlocking steel sheeting or wooden timber sheeting.  Shattemuc also proposes to drive additional piles along the outside of approximately 220 feet of the existing North Wall to reduce the maximum separation distance between piles to no more than a 10 feet.  
        The Shattemuc Yacht Club is located on the east shore of the Hudson River off Westerly Road, just west of the Snowden Avenue Bridge, in the Village/Town of Ossining, in Westchester County, NY.
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 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 Mar 29 2003.
Contact: Michael D Merriman
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
mdmerrim@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals