Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law, Sections 13-0105; 13-0340-b; 13-0340-e; and 11-0303, the Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives notice of the following:
Notice of emergency adoption for 6NYCRR Part 40 relating to marine and estuarine finfish. The emergency adoption notice will be published in issue 16 of the State Register, dated 04/23/2003.
For further information contact: Byron Young, Bureau of Marine Resources, Division of Fish, Wildlife and Marine Resources, 205 N. Belle Meade Rd., East Setauket, NY 11733, phone: (631) 444-0435 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation ("NYSDEC"), as authorized by Title 3, Section 56-0303 of the Environmental Conservation Law, known as the 1996 Clean Water/Clean Air Bond Act, has compiled a final project list for the Long Island Sound using the project eligibility and ranking guidelines. This list was subject to a forty-five-day review and comment period by the appropriate management conference, advisory committee or advisory council prior to finalizing such list of projects. There were no recommended changes to the list of projects originally proposed.
The NYSDEC, in cooperation with the New York State Departments of State and Agriculture and Markets, selected the Water Quality Improvement Projects listed in the charts below to be funded with 2001-02 and 2002-03 State capital appropriations under Title 3, Section 56-0303 of the Clean Water/Clean Air Bond Act of 1996.
The following types of Water Quality Improvement Projects were considered for funding: (1) wastewater treatment improvement projects; (2) agricultural and nonagricultural nonpoint source abatement and control projects; (3) aquatic habitat restoration projects.
Projects eligible to be funded are Water Quality Improvement Projects to implement management plans for the Long Island Sound.
The NYSDEC reviewed more than 700 Water Quality Improvement Project applications submitted statewide by municipalities, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, and State agencies. The list of projects to be funded have all of the characteristics listed below. The projects:
During the comment period DEC shared the proposed list of projects for each Management Plan area with the appropriate committee coordinating the implementation for that Management Plan area. There were no recommended changes to the list of projects originally proposed.
Management Plan: Long Island Sound
The highest priority identified in the Long Island Sound Comprehensive Management Plan is nitrogen reduction, by means of wastewater treatment, nonpoint source abatement and control, and aquatic habitat restoration. Secondary priorities are: habitat restoration, sediment remediation and storm water control, and combined sewer overflow abatement. The following projects are consistent with the priorities identified in the Long Island Sound Management Plan:
|2001 WQI||County||Project Name||Applicant Name||Eligible Bond Act Costs||Bond Act Funds Approved|
|5166||Suffolk||Aunt Amy's Creek Storm Water Remediation||Brookhaven, Town of||$230,000||$115,000|
|5165||Sufflok||Gully Landing Road||Brookhaven, Town of||$180,000||$90,000|
|5168||Suffolk||Setauket Mill Pond Storm Water Mitigation||Brookhaven, Town of||$200,000||$99,000|
|5000||Suffolk||Water Pollution Control Plant Phase II||Greenport, Village of||$1,500,000||$1,075,000|
|4292||Suffolk||Bay Crest Willow Pond Drainage Basin "G"||Huntington Bay, Village||$643,502||$321,751|
|4293||Suffolk||Bay Hills Drainage Basin Area "L"||Huntington Bay, Village||$474,076||$237,038|
|5071||Suffolk||Mill Dam Pond Habitat Restoration||Huntington, Town of||$3,776,700||$1,888,350|
|5077||Suffolk||Restoration of Tidal Wetlands at Phragmites Park||Huntington, Town of||$390,900||$195,450|
|5109||Suffolk||Construction of Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems at the Huntington WTP||Huntington, Town of||$504,000||$366,000|
|5179||Suffolk||Eelgrass and Bay Scallop Restoration For the Greater Huntington-Northport Bay Complex||Huntington, Town of||$380,000||$190,000|
|4000||Suffolk||Water Quality Improvements at Fiske Pond||Lloyd Harbor, Village of||$538,130||$269,065|
|4294||Suffolk||Strom Water Control Project||Nissequogue, Village of||$230,000||$115,000|
|4364||Suffolk||Plant Modification/Expansion - UV Disinfection||Northport, Village of||$310,000||$155,000|
|5268||Suffolk||Mattituck Creek Nonpoint Source Mitigation||Southold, Town of||$100,000||$50,000|
|4281||Suffolk||Sewer District #6 Kings Park||Suffolk County||$9,329,937||$4,778,011|
|5229||Westchester||Rye Nursery Wetland Restoration||Rye, City of||$3,288,726||$1,615,150|
|4141||Westchester||Sheldrake River and Lake Habitat Improvements||Westchester County||$2,143,000||$1,031,500|
|5004||Nassau||Belgrave WPCD Treatment Plant Improvements||Belgrave Water Pollution Control District||$3,475,000||$2,900,000|
|5003||Nassau||Full Scale UV Disinfection||Glen Cove, City of||$1,200,000||$1,020,000|
|5074||Nassau||Storm Water Treatment Project Glen Cove Creek||Nassau County||$75,000||$37,500|
|5180||Nassau||Beaver Lake Fish Ladder||NYSDEC||$58,900||$58,900|
|5007||Nassau||Enhancement to the Biological Nutrient Removal||Port Washington WD||$342,500||$291,125|
|4360||Bronx||Soundview/Bronx River Estuary Marsh Restoration||NYC - Parks||$4,388,840||$2,194,420|
|5264||Bronx||Pugsley Creek Salt Marsh and Buffer Restoration||New York City||$1,700,000||$850,000|
|5262||Bronx||Randall's and Wards Island Park Wetland Restoration||New York City Parks||$2,171,000||$1,085,500|
Suffolk County - The Planning Board of the Village of Greenport, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Greenport Galleria will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The proposed action consists of the construction of a two-story building, and associated off-street parking, on an approximately 0.13-acre parcel on the southerly side of Front Street (State Route 25), in the Village of Greenport (Suffolk County Tax Map No. 1001-005-04-31.1), which parcel is included in the Village’s “WC Waterfront Commercial” zoning district. The proposed building is to contain four (4) retail stores on the first floor and four (4) “artist dwellings” on the second floor. The proposed building will be served by public water and municipal sewer service. The project is located approximately 0.13-acre parcel located on the southerly side of Front Street (State Route 25), in the Village of Greenport.
Contact: Mary Coyle, Chairperson, Village of Greenport Planning Board, Village of Greenport, Village Hall, 236 Third Street, Greenport, New York 11944, phone: (631) 477-0248.
Suffolk County - The Smithtown Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Hamlet at St. James #1013. The action involves the construction of 167 single-family homes, each lot at least 12,481 sq. ft. with 12.27 acres to be preserved and operated under the control of a Homeowners Association, with other miscellaneous facilities. The project is located on the northwest corner of NYS Route 347 and Moriches Road, St. James, Town of Smithtown.
Contact: Russell K. Barnett, Environmental Protection Director, 124 West Main Street, Smithtown, NY 11787, phone: (631) 360-7514.