Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 04/23/2003

Chautauqua County

Applicant: David a Higgs
Facility: Higgs Property
7250 Rood Rd
Sinclairville, NY 14782
Application ID: 9-0626-00061/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Charlotte, Chautauqua County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to remove gravel from a gravel bar along 400 lineal feet of Mill Creek.  The gravel will be removed by a skimming type operation and all removal will occur above the normal low water elevation of Mill Creek at the site.  The project is located at approximately 3,700 feet northeast of the intersection North Hill and Rood Roads
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 9 2003.
Contact: Mary E Hohmann
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
mehohman@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Paul W Harris, Jr
Facility: Harris Property
4030 Popal Ln
Bemus Point, NY 14712
Application ID: 9-0636-00185/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Ellery, Chautauqua County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to install a steel sheet pile breakwall along 180 feet of Bemus Creek.   The project is located along the applicant’s property, 4030 Popal Lane (Shore Acres), approximately 120 feet upstream of the Bemus Creek and Chautauqua Lake confluence.
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:
A cultural resources survey has been completed. The report of the survey is on file. No 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 9 2003.
Contact: Mary E Hohmann
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
mehohman@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Niagara County

Applicant: Mawhiney Trucking Inc
425 Lake St
Wilson, NY 14172
Facility: Mawhiney Trucking Helmich Site
2752 Ridge Rd
Lewiston, NY 14092
Application ID: 9-2924-00115/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Lewiston, Niagara County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes construction and expansion of an irrigation pond by 14 acres, to make a total of 20 acres for the irrigation pond.   The pond will provide irrigation for crops on the Helmich site. Approximately 500,000 cubic yards of soil will be excavated; with most being sold and some used for reclamation on site.  The project site is located at 2752 Ridge Road, approximately 1700 feet west of the intersection of Route 429 and Route 104 (Ridge Road) in the Town of Lewiston, Niagara County.
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 Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 23 2003.
Contact: Penny R Dempsey
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
prdempse@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Wyoming County

Applicant: NYS Office of Parks, Rec & Hist Preserv
Agency Bldg 1
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12238
Facility: NYS Letchworth State Park
St Rt 19A
Castile, NY 14427
Application ID: 9-5634-00002/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Genesee Falls, Wyoming County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for modification of an existing permit for a total of approximately 179,800 gallons per day of treated sanitary wastewater from 58 discharge points (some combined) to groundwater and the Genesee River.  The outfalls are from various treatment systems throughout Letchworth State Park in Wyoming and Livingston Counties, the Towns of Castile, Genesee Falls, Leicester, Mount Morris and Portage.  A draft permit is available for review.  Proposed modifications to the permit are the result of system reconstruction, changes in public use and design standards and the combination of formerly separate outfalls.
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 May 23 2003.
Contact: David S Denk
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
dsdenk@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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