Region 7 SEQR and Other Notices Region 7 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 7 Completed Applications 05/21/2003

Cayuga County

Applicant: The Finger Lakes Land Trust Inc
202 East Court St
Ithaca, NY 14850
Facility: McIlroy Bird Sanctuary
E of Lake Como RD,NNW of Peth RD,W of Lake Como OUTLET|FWW S-5
Lake Como, NY
Application ID: 7-0558-00026/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Summerhill, Cayuga County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes an interpretive trail through McIlroy Bird Sanctuary.  The trail will generally follow a former logging road.  Short sections of boardwalk will be needed to span several rutted areas that are often filled with water (about 200 linear feet).  The proposed materials are untreated black locust and composite weed.
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 Jun 6 2003.
Contact: Michael K Barylski
NYSDEC Region 7 Cortland SUB-OFFICE
1285 Fisher Ave
Cortland, NY 13045
(607)753-3095
mkbaryls@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Chenango County

Applicant: Hickory Hill Meats LLC
3143 State Highway 12
Oxford, NY 13830
Facility: Hickory Hill Meats LLC
3143 State Highway 12
Oxford, NY 13830
Application ID: 7-0846-00065/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Oxford, Chenango County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes the construction of a slaughter house at 3143 State Highway 12, Oxford, Chenango County.  To handle the wash water associated with the proposed slaughter house, the applicant has proposed, and the Department has made a tentative determination to approve, a septic tank settling absorption trench treatment and disposal system that would discharge to groundwater.  As part of the Department's approval, the facility would be required to install metering and would be authorized to discharge a maximum of 2,000 gpd. SPDES# NY 026 2510
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 Jun 20 2003.
Contact: Michael K Barylski
NYSDEC Region 7 Cortland SUB-OFFICE
1285 Fisher Ave
Cortland, NY 13045
(607)753-3095
mkbaryls@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Oswego County

Applicant: Terry Reed, Jr
Facility: SPICER-REED Gravel Pit
County Route 58
Mexico, NY
Application ID: 7-3534-00125/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Mexico, Oswego County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to mine sand and gravel on 29 acres of an 89 acre parcel located east off County Route 58 approximately 0.3 mile south of LaCasse Road on lands owned by Georgiana Spicer .   The life-of-mine is expected to be 10 years and the land would be reclaimed as wildlife habitat.  The application is available for review in the Syracuse Office.
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 20 2003.
Contact: Joseph M Dlugolenski
NYSDEC Region 7 Headquarters
615 Erie Boulevard West
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315)426-7438
jmdlugol@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Schroeppel - T
Box 9B Co Rt 57A
Phoenix, NY 13135
Facility: Oswego River Road Water District
Oswego River Road
Schroeppel, NY 13057
Application ID: 7-3554-00169/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply
Project is Located: Schroeppel, Oswego County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative decision to approve an application from the Town of Schroeppel requesting authorization to serve public water to the Oswego River Road Water District.  The project includes installation of approximately 3,550 feet of 8 inch water main, a meter pit and related appurtenances.  The system would take up to 11,500 gallons per day from the Village of Phoenix.  The application is available for review in the Syracuse 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 performed.
SEQR Lead Agency:
Schroeppel Town Board
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 6 2003.
Contact: Joseph M Dlugolenski
NYSDEC Region 7 Headquarters
615 Erie Boulevard West
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315)426-7438
jmdlugol@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Tompkins County

Applicant: Sciencenter Inc
601 First Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Facility: Sciencenter Discovery Museum
601 First Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Application ID: 7-5030-00100/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Ithaca, Tompkins County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes a proposed discharge of a maximum of 144,000 gallons per day of non-contact cooling water from the applicant's facility at 601 First Street into Cascadilla Creek, a Class C waterbody.  The applicant has drilled a well and intends to use the well water for cooling purposes for the Sciencecenter Discovery Museum during the summer months.

The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a permit for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation law.  This tentative determination indicates that the discharge regulated under this statute is considered to satisfy regulatory standards for permit issuance, based on information available to the Department at this time.  As a tentative determination, the Department 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 proposed project.  

Refer to this application by number listed above and SPDES number NY 026 2471
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 Jun 20 2003.
Contact: Michael K Barylski
NYSDEC Region 7 Cortland SUB-OFFICE
1285 Fisher Ave
Cortland, NY 13045
(607)753-3095
mkbaryls@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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