Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 06/11/2003

Chautauqua County

Applicant: Desert Gas Exploration Co Inc
PO Box 390
Fredonia, NY 14063
Facility: Peterson Well #1
Cr 53|WEST Side of Cr 53
Frewsburg, NY 14738
Application ID: 9-0624-00064/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Carroll, Chautauqua County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to develop a natural gas well, Peterson No. 1, in the regulated 100-foot wide adjacent area of Freshwater Wetland # JA-7, within an existing abandoned railroad right-of- way.  The project involves an initial disturbance of 22,500 sq. ft. including  3,000 sq. ft. of permanent well pad.  The site will be accessed using the existing abandoned railroad and trolley line grades.  The production pipeline will be installed in the trolley grade also.  The project site is located approximately 4,700 feet north of Riverside Road and is east of Conewango Creek.

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. 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: Mary E Hohmann
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
mehohman@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Erie County

Applicant: Sutton Lakes Estates Ltd
1325 Millersport Highway
Buffalo, NY 14221
Facility: Dockside Village
10750 Transit Road
East Amherst, NY 14051
Application ID: 9-1422-00389/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Amherst, Erie County
Project Description:
Construction of a 316-unit development, Dockside Village, consisting of apartments, townhouses and patio homes, and associated sanitary sewer, water and electric utility infrastructure on an approximate 271 acre site, of which approximately 183 acres (including State and Federally regulated wetlands) are to be donated to the Town of Amherst for preservation for open space.  The project as proposed will result in the elimination of 1.99 acres of State regulated Freshwater Wetland #CC- 45 and impact approximately 9.18 acres of the wetland’s regulated 100-foot wide adjacent area.  As compensatory wetland mitigation, the applicant proposes to create 4.08 acres of wetland adjacent to the west portion of State regulated Freshwater Wetland # CC-45 and north of Lou Gerhrig Park.  The project will also impact approximately 1.26 acres of federally regulated wetland during the installation of a sewer line along Millersport Highway.   The project site is located at10750 Transit Road, north of Dann Road between Millersport Highway and Transit 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:
Amherst 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 27 2003.
Contact: Mary E Hohmann
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
mehohman@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Niagara County

Applicant: Wilson - T
375 Lake Rd
Wilson, NY 14172 -9510
Facility: Sunset Island Sewer District
375 Lake Stret
Wilson, NY 14172 -0596
Application ID: 9-2942-00071/00012
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
Project is Located: Wilson, Niagara County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to install year round public water and sanitary sewers on Sunset Island. The watermain and sewer forcemain will be installed by directional drilling under Tuscarora Bay and will be connected to the existing systems. The 6-inch diameter water supply line will be installed under the bay in the vicinity of the Crow's Nest Restaurant and the 4-inch diameter low pressure sewer will be connected to the Village of Wilson Waste Water Treatment Plant by a connection  to be drilled under the bay at the harbor entrance.
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:
Wilson Town Board
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 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 Jun 27 2003.
Contact: Douglas E Borschel
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
deborsch@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Wyoming County

Applicant: Jayne L Hansen
Facility: Jayne L Hansen Property
Lot #48 Wethersfield Road
Wethersfield, NY
Application ID: 9-5650-00023/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 5 Dam
Project is Located: Wethersfield, Wyoming County
Project Description:
The construction of a 26.5 foot high earthen dam with service and auxiliary spillways is proposed by the applicant on their property located on the north side of Wethersfield Road and .6 miles west of its intersection with Weber Road.  The dam would impound 38.46 acre feet of water, with a surface area of 5.17 acres and has been determined to be a Hazard Class "A" structure. The application materials are available for review and comment in the regional office during normal business hours.
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 Jun 27 2003.
Contact: Douglas E Borschel
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
deborsch@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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