Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 06/11/2003

Clinton County

Applicant: Plattsburgh - C
City Hall
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Facility: Plattsburgh STP
Green St - City Island
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Application ID: 5-0913-00019/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES
Project is Located: Plattsburgh, Clinton County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination, in accordance with its Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy, to modify the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit for the City of Plattsburgh's Wastewater Pollution Control Plant.  The existing permitted facility has a design flow discharge of 16.0 million gallons per day of treated wastewater to the Saranac River, a Class C waterbody, from a secondary treatment plant located at 53 Green Street in the City of Plattsburgh.  The permit modifications include: 1) a revised page reflecting the elimination of combined sewer outfalls (CSOs) 004, 012, 013, and 021, and the addition of CSO 025, 2) effluent limit revisions for phosphorus, from 70 lbs/day to 65.5 lbs/day, and addition of monitoring requirements for phosphorus, 3) deletion of effluent limits and monitoring for cadmium, silver, methylene chloride, toluene, trichloroethylene, pentachlorophenol, and benzidine since the monitoring results for these parameters have been consistently less than the SPDES detection limits, 4) reduction of the effluent limit for total copper from 17.0 lbs/day to 2.4 lbs/day, 5) deletion of the compliance schedules for chlorine reduction and the phosphorus removal study, 6) replacement of the acute toxicity testing program with a program to be done once every five years, 7) addition of a Long Term Control Plan for the CSOs, 8) addition of updated Pretreatment Program Implementation Requirements.  The draft permit (SPDES #NY0026018) is available for review by making an appointment with the contact person listed below.

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 Jul 11 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: South Farm LLC
1 Cumberland Ave
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Facility: South Farm Property on Lake Champlain
East Side of Route 22|LAKESHORE Road
Essex, NY 12936
Application ID: 5-1526-00072/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Essex, Essex County
Project Description:
To replace a deteriorated 83 foot by 52 foot "L"-shaped, rock and concrete dock, having a top surface 13.5 feet in width, with a concrete dock having the same dimensions and footprint.  The dock is associated with an existing single-family residence.  A cofferdam consisting of clean rock and steel sheetpiling will be installed around the perimeter of the existing dock to facilitate construction of the new dock.  Upon completion of construction, the entire cofferdam will be removed.  
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:
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 27 2003.
Contact: Thomas W Hall
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
twhall@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Moriah - T
14 Park St
Port Henry, NY 12974 -1324
Facility: Town of Moriah Water Districts #1 and #2
Plank Rd and Bartlett Pond Rd
Mineville, NY 12956
Application ID: 5-1536-00028/00007
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Moriah, Essex County
Project Description:
The Town of Moriah proposes improvements to its drinking water system, including replacement of the filtration plant and new transmission mains.  The following permits are requested:  Industrial SPDES - The Department has made a tentative determination to approve a new permit (NY-0256081) for a proposed average discharge of 27,000 gallons perday water filtration plant backwash to Bartlett Brook (class A); a draft permit is available for review.  Protection of Water - for installation of six raw water outfall pipes from the filtration plant to the banks of Bartlett Brook.  The plant is located to the south of Bartlett Pond Road in Mineville.  The project also requires a permit from the Adirondack Park Agency (# 2003-67).
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:
Moriah Town Board
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 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 11 2003.
Contact: W Richard Speidel
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg SUB-OFFICE
232 Hudson St Ext
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
wrspeide@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Franklin County

Applicant: Legton Inc
Rt 1 Box 268C
Malone, NY 12953
Facility: Legton, Inc Pit
Webster Street Rd Near Malone Fish & Game Club
Malone, NY 12953
Application ID: 5-1648-00106/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Malone, Franklin County
Project Description:
The applicant requests a modification to the mining permit to include onsite processing of gravel, using a small, protable crusher, to be operated during the limited hours of 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.  The mine, owned by Legton Inc., is located 1,000 feet east of Webster Street Road, near the Malone Fish and Game Club.  All other aspects of the mining operation remain the same.
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 Jul 11 2003.
Contact: Denise M Wagner
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
dmwagner@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Saratoga County

Applicant: New York Development Group LLC
5 Swan Drive
Rexford, NY 12148
Facility: Beacon Hill Residential Subdivision
East Side of NYS Rt 50, 1500 Ft South of Brookline Rd
Ballston, NY
Application ID: 5-4120-00192/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Ballston, Saratoga County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a road across 50 linear feet of Freshwater Wetland # B-69 (class II), to access the Beacon Hill Commercial/Residential Planned Unit Development, consisting of 86 single family homes, 20 townhouse units and four commercial lots.  Proposed fill in the wetland and adjacent area is 549 cubic yards and 2367 cubic yards, respectively.  Water service will be provided by the Town of Ballston (formation of new Beacon Hill Water District).  The project is located on the east side of NYS Route 50, 0.3 mile south of Brookline Road, Town of Ballston.
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:
Ballston Town Board
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 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 27 2003.
Contact: W Richard Speidel
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg SUB-OFFICE
232 Hudson St Ext
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
wrspeide@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Warren County

Applicant: Daniel a Valente
Facility: Fairfield Professional Park
West Side of Bay Road at Walker Lane
Queensbury, NY 12804
Application ID: 5-5234-00492/00001
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: Queensbury, Warren County
Project Description:
Proposed development of Fairfield Professional Park, a 15 lot office subdivision. Work includes open grass channels (for stormwater treatment) in the adjacent area of Freshwater Wetland GF-23 (class II), and a stream culvert extension (subtributary of Halfway Creek, class AA(T)) associated with service road improvements.  A 50 foot undisturbed buffer will be maintained between the wetland and construction areas. A stormwater management plan has been prepared.  The project is located on the west side of Bay Road, directly south of Walker Lane, Town of Queensbury.
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:
Queensbury Town Planning Board
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 27 2003.
Contact: W Richard Speidel
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg SUB-OFFICE
232 Hudson St Ext
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
wrspeide@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals