Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 04/30/2003

Albany County

Applicant: TRI-CITY Aggregates LLC
494 Western Turnpike
Altamont, NY 12009
Facility: Tri City Aggregates
850 South Pearl St
Albany, NY
Application ID: 4-0101-00373/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Albany, Albany County
Project Description:

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD EXTENSION
    NOTICE OF LEGISLATIVE PUBLIC COMMENT HEARING

PROJECT TITLE:     Tri-City Aggregates

APPLICANT:   Tri-City Aggregates, 494 Western Turnpike, Altamont, NY 12009

SEQR LEAD AGENCY:   New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  

The Department has received an Air State Facility (ASF) permit application from Tri-City Aggregates for a new 480 square foot enclosed asphalt batch plant facility to be located at 850 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY.

PERMITS:

The applicant has applied for a New York State Air State Facility permit under regulations 6 NYCRR Part 201; NYSDEC application number  # 4-0101-00373/00001

PUBLIC HEARING AND WRITTEN COMMENT PERIOD:  

All persons, organizations, corporations or government agencies which may be affected by the proposed project are invited to comment on the application.  A Legislative Public Comment Hearing on the application will be held to receive unsworn statements from the public on Wednesday, May 7, 2003 at 6:30p.m. at the Giffen Elementary School located at 274 South Pearl Street, Albany.

It is not necessary to file a written request in advance to speak at the legislative hearing. Written statements and comments on the application are encouraged and any statements and comments may be filed prior to or at the hearing, but no later than the deadline for  written comments, which has been extended to May 9, 2003.

Written comments should be submitted to the attention of: Thomas Haley, Environmental Analyst, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Environmental Permits, Region 4 Headquarters, 1150 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306.  

This hearing location is reasonably accessible to persons with a mobility impairment. Interpreter services may also be made available to deaf persons, at no charge, upon written request to the Regional Permit Administrator named below, no less than one week prior to the hearing, pursuant to SAPA § 202(1).

All persons having an interest in this project are urged to attend or be represented either individually or collectively.

Following the hearing, the Department will make a determination on whether substantive or significant issues have been raised as defined in 6NYCRR Part 621 Uniform Procedures and an Adjudicatory Hearing Issues Conference should be scheduled before an Administrative Law Judge.  In order to raise substantive and significant issues written comments expressing objections to or opposition to the application must explain the basis of that opposition andidentify the specific grounds which could lead the Department to deny or impose significant permit conditions on the project.

DOCUMENT AVAILABILITY:

A copy of the project file is available for review at the following locations:

1)    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 4 Headquarters, 1150 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, New York 12306, contact person: Thomas Haley, Environmental Analyst, (518) 357-2069;

2)    Howe Library, Schuyler and Broad Streets, Albany, NY 12202, (518) 472-9485.


STATUTORY AND REGULATORY PROVISIONS:
 
This application was filed and reviewed pursuant to Environmental Conservation Law ("ECL") Article 3, Title 3 (General Functions), Article 8 (State Environmental Quality Review), and Article 70 (Uniform Procedures); and pursuant to Title 6 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York (“6NYCRR”) Part 617 (State Environmental Quality Review), Part 621 (Uniform Procedures),  and Part 420 (Mined Land Reclamation).

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 May 30 2003.
Contact: Thomas P Haley
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
tphaley@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Bethlehem - T
445 Delaware Ave Twn Hall
Delmar, NY 12054
Facility: Bethlehem - T Wtr Dist 1
N/A
Delmar, NY 12054
Application ID: 4-0122-00016/00016
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply
Project is Located: Bethlehem, Albany County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes the construction of six (6) vertical wells and appurtenances to augment the previously permitted infiltration gallery, five to seven (5-7) angled wells and two (2) vertical wells with an objective of obtaining the presently permitted six million gallons per day. Three of the wells will be located north of the Vloman Kill in the southern end of Henry Hudson Park and three will be located on State owned land south of the Vloman Kill. The new wells will be connected to the existing water supply system and Clapper Road treatment plant. Two of the wells are located within the NYS freshwater wetland adjacent area and will involve 0.4 acre of temporary impact and 200 square feet of permanent impact. The new water supply lines connecting the wells will involve directional drilling under the Vloman Kill and result in a temporary wetland adjacent area disturbance of approximately 0.17 acre.
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 performed.
SEQR Lead Agency:
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.
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 16 2003.
Contact: Thomas P Haley
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
tphaley@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Columbia County

Applicant: Claverack Development Group
P O Box 43
Hudson, NY 12534 -0043
Facility: Claverack Development Group Mining Site
Corner NYS Rt 9H and Co Rt 66
Claverack, NY 12513
Application ID: 4-1028-00075/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Claverack, Columbia County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to modify an existing sand and gravel mining permit to reconfigure the life of mine boundaries, which will result in a reduction in the life of mine area from 17.3 acres to 17.09 acres.  No change in the method or rate of mining is proposed.  The project is located at the existing North Claverack Development Group mine site, on Route 9H and 66, in the Town of Claverack, Columbia County.

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 performed.
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 May 30 2003.
Contact: Nancy M Adams
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
nmadams@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Otsego County

Applicant: Christopher Maceyak
Facility: Maceyak Property
Bob Wilson Road
Milford, NY
Application ID: 4-3640-00220/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Milford, Otsego County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a house within the adjacent area of Freshwater Wetland MI-21. Construction will also include a well, septic system, and driveway.  A removable 12' x 4' aluminum dock will be placed seasonally in Goodyear Lake/FWW MI-21.  The project is located off State Route 28, at the end of Bob Wilson Road, on the northwest shore of Goodyear Lake.
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 16 2003.
Contact: John H Feltman
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford SUB-OFFICE
65561 State Highway 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
jhfeltma@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Rensselaer County

Applicant: Troy Transfer LLC
799 Burden Ave
Troy, NY 12180
Facility: Troy Transfer Station
Water St & Burden Ave
Troy, NY
Application ID: 4-3817-00111/00004
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management
Project is Located: Troy, Rensselaer County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to add asbestos to the list of approved wastes to be accepted at the existing C&D transfer station, and to renew the existing permit for an additional five year period.  The project is located at the Troy Transfer Station, Water Street and Burden Avenue, City of Troy, Rensselaer County.
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 16 2003.
Contact: Michael T Higgins
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
mthiggin@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Brunswick Ctl Sch Dist
3992 Rt 2
Troy, NY 12180
Facility: Brunswick Central School
3392 NY Rt 2
Troy, NY
Application ID: 4-3822-00103/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Brunswick, Rensselaer County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to modify and existing SPDES permit to modify suspended solids and ammonia limits, and add an ultimate oxygen demand limit.  Limits are based upon meeting water quality standards and maintaining the best use of the receiving stream. The seasonal limit timeframe has been modified by one month, so that the winter limits extend through June instead of May.  The project is located at the Brunswick Central School, NYS Route 2, in the Town of Brunswick, Rensselaer County.  The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a modified permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law.  This tentative determination indicates that the discharge regulated under this statute is considered to satisfy regulator standards for permit issuance, based on information available to the Department at this time.  As a tentative determination, the Departmetn 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 project. Comments will be received for 30 days from the date of this notice.

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 30 2003.
Contact: Nancy M Adams
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
nmadams@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Pittstown - T
Rd 2 Box 50
Valley Falls, NY 12185 -9802
Facility: Pines Hill Rd at Echo Lake
Pines Hill Rd - Echo Lake
Pittstown, NY
Application ID: 4-3836-00125/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Pittstown, Rensselaer County
Project Description:
The applicant, the Town of Pittstown, proposed to repair a failed embankment, including the relocation of 122' of stream and installation of rip rap on a 40' section of stream bank. The project is located on Pines Hill Road, at the outlet to Echo Lake, in the Town of Pittstown, Rensselaer County.

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 16 2003.
Contact: Nancy M Adams
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
nmadams@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals