Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 05/14/2003

Albany County

Applicant: Helderberg Bluestone & Marble Inc
PO Box 36
East Berne, NY 12059
Facility: Grippy Quarry Mine Site
Co Rte 2 - Near Co Rte 1
Berne, NY
Application ID: 4-0120-00124/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Berne, Albany County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to mine bluestone from a 58 acre mine on located on a 166 acre property owned by the applicant.  30 acres are proposed to be affected during the initial 5 year permit term.  Approximately 3 - 4 million tons of stone is proposed to be mined over the entire life of mine.  The operation will include blasting, sawing and crushing.  All top soils and subsoils will remain on site.  The site will be reclaimed as vacant grassland.
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 Jun 13 2003.
Contact: Wendy Dubois
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069

Applicant: Pharmalogic Ltd
9 Krupp Dr
PO Box 786
Williston, VT 05495
Facility: Pharmalogic P E T Services LLC
25 Walker Way
Colonie, NY 12205
Application ID: 4-0126-00502/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management
Project is Located: Colonie, Albany County
Project Description:
The applicant is proposing the operation of a Part 360 transfer station and storage facility which would allow the facility to accept the return of used syringes from medical facilities to which Pharmalogic delivers radiopharmaceuticals. The materials will be stored until the radioactive sharps have decayed to background levels. The sharps will then be transferred to a New York State licensed medical waster transporter for treatment and off-site disposal. The proposed approved design capacity of the facility is 500 pounds per month.  
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 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: Guilderland - T
Town HALL-MCCORMACKS Corners
Guilderland, NY 12084
Facility: Guilderland - T Nott Rd STP
Nott Rd
Guilderland, NY 12084
Application ID: 4-0130-00013/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES
Project is Located: Guilderland, Albany County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this modification to relocate and reconstruct the outfall from the Nott Road Sewer Treatment Plant, to the north side of the confluence of the Hunger Kill and Normans Kill. Construction will include approximately 100 feet of rip-rap stream bank stabilization on the north shore and 100 feet of willow planting stream bank stabilization on the south shore.  Approximately 20' of the existing outfall pipe will be removed, and the end will be capped.  The SPDES permit modification is needed to identify the new outfall location, no changes to the effluent limits or monitoring requirements of the existing SPDES permit are proposed.  
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 Jun 13 2003.
Contact: Wendy Dubois
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069

Applicant: Guilderland - T
Town HALL-MCCORMACKS Corners
Guilderland, NY 12084
Facility: Guilderland - T Nott Rd STP
Nott Rd
Guilderland, NY 12084
Application ID: 4-0130-00013/00004
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Guilderland, Albany County
Project Description:
Relocate and reconstruct the outfall from the Nott Road Sewer Treatment Plant to the north side of the confluence of the Hunger Kill and Normans Kill. Construction will include approximately 100 feet of rip-rap stream bank stabilization on the north shore and 100 feet of willow planting stream bank stabilization on the south shore.  Approximately 20' of the existing outfall pipe will be removed, and the end will be capped.  A SPDES permit modification is needed to identify the new outfall location, no changes to the effluent limits or monitoring requirements of the existing SPDES permit are proposed.
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 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 30 2003.
Contact: Wendy Dubois
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069

Columbia County

Applicant: Camp Pontiac LLC
10 Brook Ln
Glen Head, NY 11545
Facility: Camp Pontiac
2026 Co Rt 7
West Copake, NY 12593
Application ID: 4-1032-00073/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Copake, Columbia County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to clearcut weeds/vegetation and lilly pads from a 30, 000 sq.ft. area of Lower Rhoda Pond (Lake Rhoda) using a portable underwater weed cutter.  The weeds are proposed to be cut in the north end of the lake around an existing small island which is the general beach area of Camp Pontiac an existing childrens camp.  Cut vegetation will be removed from the water body.  The site is located at the northern end of Lower Rhoda Pond, in the Town of Copake, 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 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 30 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

Delaware County

Applicant: Masonville Stone Inc
David Barnes
13114 State Hwy 8
Masonville, NY 13804
Facility: Masonville Quarry
Cr 20 & Beales Pond Road
Masonville, NY 13804
Application ID: 4-1242-00067/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Masonville, Delaware County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to expand an existing 5.0 acre life-of-mine surface consolidated sandstone mine to 28.2 acres.  Mining will progress in 4 to 5 acre phases with concurrent reclamation.  A portable crusher may be used on-site for processing overburden or waste bluestone for off-site sale.  The mining operation will include blasting and the mechanical cutting of stone.  After cessation of the quarry operations, the quarry will be reclaimed to its previous land use as unmanaged natural habitat.  The project is located off County Route 20, opposite the intersection with Beals Road.
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:
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 Jun 13 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

Greene County

Applicant: Tannersville - V
Village Hall
PO Box 967
Tannersville, NY 12485
Facility: Gooseberry Creek Landslide
Gooseberry Creek
Tannersville, NY
Application ID: 4-1936-00270/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Hunter, Greene County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to repair approximately 180 feet of severely eroded streambank of Gooseberry Creek, to protect a recreational bike path.  The bank will be stabilized by constructing a stone block wall approximately 6 feet high.  The slope behind the stacked wall will be backfilled, regraded, and vegetated.  The thalweg of the creek will be relocated to its original location away from the toe of the bank. The project is located off Bloomer Road, approximatley 1/2 mile northwest of the County Route 16 intersection.
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: 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

Applicant: Greene Co Soil & Water Conservation Dist
Hc 3 Box 907
Cairo, NY 12413 -9502
Facility: Stony Clove @ Lanesville
St Rt 214 Near Beecher Rd - Stony Clove Creek
Lanesville, NY
Application ID: 4-1936-00277/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Hunter, Greene County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to conduct a stream bank stabilization project along approximately 1700 feet of the Stony Clove Creek to reduce water quality impacts from the eroding banks.  The project will utilize natural stream channel design concepts, rock grade control structures, and rock bank erosion control structures.  The project is located off State Route 214 adjacent to the Beecher Road intersection, near the hamlet of Lanesville.
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: 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

Otsego County

Applicant: Anita Briggs
Facility: Anita Briggs Property
County Route 11|APPROX. 1 Mile East of Petkewec Rd
Hartwick, NY
Application ID: 4-3632-00108/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Hartwick, Otsego County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a driveway over SR-203-1 and in Freshwater Wetland HW-26 and its adjacent area for access to a single family residence building site.  A bridge will be constructed to cross the stream. The project is located on the north side of County Route 11 approximately 1/2 mile east of the Petkewee Road junction.  
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: 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

Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals