Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 04/02/2003

Putnam County

Applicant: Hill & Dale Property Owners Assoc Inc
PO Box 411
Carmel, NY 10512 -0411
Facility: Palmer Lake Beach
Palmer Rd & Route 52
Carmel, NY 10512
Application ID: 3-3722-00102/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Kent, Putnam County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to do maintenance dredging of approximately 10,000 square feet of sediment from a beach area on Palmer Lake and replace it with beach sand.  The material removed will be trucked away and spread evenly on an adjacent field, covered with clean topsoil and reseeded.  The project is located on the east side of Palmer Lake approximately one-half mile south of Route 52.  This project is necessary to restore the beach for recreational use.
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 18 2003.
Contact: Ann M Brooks
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054

Sullivan County

Applicant: Coleman Echo Inc
Box 34
Merrick, NY 11566
Facility: Camp Echo
Echo Rd
Burlingham, NY
Application ID: 3-4840-00124/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Mamakating, Sullivan County
Project Description:
The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a new State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (P/C/I SPDES permit) for Camp Echo.  The existing facility has 26 outfalls with a total sanitary waste discharge flow of 13,200 gallons per day (gpd).  A proposed Summer Residence and Camp Office will require an additional sanitary outfall and increase the total design flow to 13,750 gpd.  All sanitary outfalls are subsurface septic system discharges. A draft permit is available for inspection and comment at the Region 3 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:
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 May 2 2003.
Contact: Lee Kassin
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Westchester County

Applicant: Westchester County
148 Martine Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601 -4704
Facility: New Rochelle STP
One Lefevres Lane
New Rochelle, NY 10601
Application ID: 3-5510-00147/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES
Project is Located: New Rochelle, Westchester County
Project Description:
    The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation proposes to modify the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit for the existing discharge from the New Rochelle sewage treatment plant (STP).  The modifications include the following:
    The limit for lead was changed from 8.0 lbs/day to 7.0 lbs/day in accordance with regulatory changes.
    The limit for copper has been changed from 15.0 lbs/day to 6.5 lbs/day.
    The limit for BOD5 has been changed to CBOD5.
    A requirement for toxicity testing has been added.
    A new total residual chlorine (TRC) limit based on total maximum daily load (TMDL) and a compliance schedule to achieve the limit have been added
    Nitrogen levels based on Long Island Sound TMDL have been added and a compliance schedule added.
    Action levels for nickel, antimony, chromium, zinc, and chloroform have been modified in accordance with the 99th percentile derived from monitoring for the last three (3) years.
    Based on previous 3 years of monitoring action levels on methylene chloride; 1,1,1-trichloroethane; and 1,1,1-trichloroethane were removed.  Monitoring will be required instead.  Discharge levels were mostly non-detectible and the 99th percentile was less than a pound/day.
    Requirements for sanitary sewer overflow best management practices and overflow retention facilities have been added.
    The New Rochelle STP is located at 1 LeFevre Lane in New Rochelle and discharges to Long Island Sound.
    Refer to this application by the application number listed above and by SPDES number NY0026697.
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 May 2 2003.
Contact: Thom Engel
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
tdengel@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Westchester County
148 Martine Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601 -4704
Facility: Blind Brook WWTP
141 Oakland Beach Ave
Rye, NY 10580
Application ID: 3-5514-00016/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES
Project is Located: Rye, Westchester County
Project Description:
    The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation proposes to modify the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit for the existing discharge from the Blind Brook sewage treatment plant (STP).  The modifications include the following:
    A new total residual chlorine (TRC) limit based on total maximum daily load (TMDL) and a compliance schedule to achieve the limit have been added
    Based on previous three (3) years of monitoring action levels on cadmium, chromium, lead, nickel, chloroform, methylene chloride, and total phenols were removed. Monitoring will be required instead.  Discharge levels were mostly non-detectible and 99th percentile was less than a pound/day.
    Nitrogen levels based on Long Island Sound TMDL have been added and a compliance schedule added.
    The limit for BOD5 has been changed to CBOD5.
    A requirement for toxicity testing has been added.
    The Blind Brook STP is located at 141 Oakland Beach Ave in Rye and discharges to the Long Island Sound.
    Refer to this application by the application number listed above and by SPDES number NY0026719.
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 May 2 2003.
Contact: Thom Engel
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
tdengel@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Westchester County
148 Martine Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601 -4704
Facility: Mamaroneck WWTP
West Boston Post Road
White Plains, NY 10601
Application ID: 3-5532-00090/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES
Project is Located: Mamaroneck, Westchester County
Project Description:
    The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation proposes to modify the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit for the existing discharge from the Mamaroneck wastewater treatment plant (WWTP).  The modifications include the following:
    Action levels have been added for lead and thallium.
    Action levels for nickel, cooper, chromium, zinc, and total phenols have been modified in accordance with the 99th percentile derived from monitoring for the last three (3) years.
    Nitrogen levels based on Long Island Sound TMDL have been added and a compliance schedule added.
    The limit for BOD5 has been changed to CBOD5.
    Compliance schedule requiring the elimination of all discharges from Outfall 005 has been added.
    Requirements for sanitary sewer overflow best management practices have been added.

    The Mamaroneck WWTP is located on West Boston Post Road and discharges to Long Island Sound.
    Refer to this application by the application number listed above and by SPDES number NY0026701.
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 May 2 2003.
Contact: Thom Engel
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
tdengel@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Nichols Yacht Yard Inc
500 Rushmore Ave
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Facility: Nichols Yacht Club
500 Rushmore Ave
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Application ID: 3-5532-00100/00007
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Mamaroneck, Westchester County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a new boat travel lift at the existing marina by excavating a basin and removal of a portion of an existing concrete bulkhead.  This new basin would be tidally connected to the marina, located on Mamaroneck Harbor at 500 Rushmore Avenue.
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 Apr 18 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: Westchester County
148 Martine Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601 -4704
Facility: Port Chester WWTP
Fox Island Rd
Port Chester, NY 10573
Application ID: 3-5548-00049/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES
Project is Located: Rye, Westchester County
Project Description:
    The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation proposes to modify the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit for the existing discharge from the Port Chester wastewater treatment plant (WWTP).  The modifications include the following:
    The Action level for dissolved copper removed from permit.
    Based on previous three (3) years of monitoring action levels on chromium were removed and replaced by required monitoring instead.  Discharge levels were mostly non-detectible and the 99th percentile was less than a pound/day.
    Action levels for nickel, copper, and zinc were modified in accordance with the 99th percentile derived from monitoring for the last three (3) years.
    The limit for BOD5 has been changed to CBOD5.
    A requirement for toxicity testing has been added.
    A new total residual chlorine (TRC) limit based on total maximum daily load (TMDL) and a compliance schedule to achieve the limit have been added
    Nitrogen levels based on Long Island Sound TMDL have been added and a compliance schedule added.
    The Port Chester WWTP is located on Fox Island Road and discharges to Long Island Sound.
    Refer to this application by the application number listed above and by SPDES number NY0026786.
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 May 2 2003.
Contact: Thom Engel
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
tdengel@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals