Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 06/04/2003

Clinton County

Applicant: Tetreault Family Lodge Partnership
Box 677
Rt 9B
Champlain, NY 12919
Facility: Tetreault Family Lodge
Point Au Fer Rd
Champlain, NY 12919
Application ID: 5-0928-00189/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Champlain, Clinton County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes construction of a a private residence and a four-bedroom bed and breakfast, within the 100' adjacent area (an area previously filled under DEC permit) of freshwater Wetland RP-3, and adjacent to Lake Champlain, Point Au Fer Road at Kings Bay. The project includes installation of a domestic water supply line, from Lake Champlain, and installation of an advanced wastewater treatment system, with a design flow discharge of 975 gallons per day of treated domestic wastewater to Lake Champlain, a Class A waterbody.    The Department has made a tentative determination to issue the above-referenced permits, including the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System.  This tentative determination indicates that the discharge regulated under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law is considered to satisfy regulatory standards for permit issuance, based on information available to the Department at this time.  As a tentative determination, the Depratment seeks comments on the proposed regulated activities 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 application number listed above and SPDES number NY 0256099.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.
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 Jul 7 2003.
Contact: Denise M Wagner
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
dmwagner@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Champlain - T
Rt 9 Box 259
Champlain, NY 12919
Facility: Chazy Gravel Pit
Macadam Rd
Chazy, NY 12921
Application ID: 5-0930-00003/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Chazy, Clinton County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes an expansion of a an existing gravel mine, located on the north side of Macadam Road, approximately 1.4 miles west of the Macadam Road and Ridge Road intersection, in the Town of Chazy.  The expansion will increase the Life of Mine area to a total of 42 acres, part of a 53.3 acre parcel owned by the Town of Champlain. Twenty new acres will be affected, and the mining opeartions are expected to run for five years, with gravel being removed as needed for Town projects.  There will be no onsite processing.  The site will undergo concurrent and final reclamation, with no more than three acres unreclaimed at one time.  Final reclamation will consist of establishing stable, grassed slopes and allowing woody vegetation to establish naturally.
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 Jul 7 2003.
Contact: Denise M Wagner
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
dmwagner@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Essex County

Applicant: Nyco Minerals Inc
124 Mountain View Dr
Willsboro, NY 12996 -3710
Facility: Nyco Wollastonite Pit
Seventy Rd
Lewis, NY 12950
Application ID: 5-1532-00007/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Lewis, Essex County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to expand a previously approved 59.9 acre Life of Mine area for a wollastonite quarry (mineral extraction) by an additional 29.9 acres, for a total Life of Mine of 89.8 acres.  No changes in blasting or processing methods will occur as a result of this expansion.  A 0.79 acre portion of wetland will be impacted by the proposal, which includes mitigation by the creation of 3.6 acres of wetland area at the applicant's Oak Hill property.  The project is located on Seventy Road in the Town of Lewis, Essex County. The project also requires a permit from the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) in accordance with Section 809 of the APA Act and 9 NYCRR Part 578 (APA #99-91). (For further information, see the APA notice for Project #99-91 in this edition of the ENB.)
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.
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 Jul 7 2003.
Contact: Erin L Burns
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
elburns@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Graymont Materials (NY) Inc
PO Box 825
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 -0825
Facility: Lewis Quarry
East Side Us Rt 9 South of Moss Rd
Lewis, NY 12801
Application ID: 5-1532-00009/00011
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Lewis, Essex County
Project Description:
The Department has drafted and recommends approval of  an Article 19, Air State Facility permit for all emission sources associated with aggregate processing and asphalt operations at the Lewis aggregate plant. Emission potential to emit has been capped below the Title V permit requirements and NOx RACT thresholds through limits on production capacity and hours of operation. This facility wide permit replaces previously issued individual emission point permits. This permit also includes 40CFR 60 Subpart A and OOO (New Source Performance Standards) requirements for the equipment associated with aggregate production. In addition this facility is also subject to 6NYCRR Parts 200, 201, 202, 211,212,215,227 and Subpart 225-1. The draft permit is available for review by contacting Randy L. Larose of the Division of Air Resources at 518 623-1200.
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:
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 Jul 7 2003.
Contact: Walter L Haynes
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg SUB-OFFICE
232 Hudson St Ext
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
wlhaynes@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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