Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 06/18/2003

Essex County

Applicant: Ausable Club - Adirondack Mountain Reserve
Route 73
Keene Valley, NY 12943
Facility: Lower Ausable Lake Dam
North End of Lower Ausable Lake
Keene, NY 12942
Application ID: 5-1530-00110/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Dam
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Keene, Essex County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to repair an existing 12' H x 120' L dam at the Ausable Club.  The dam is constructed of a rock-filled timber crib structure with stone and concrete masonry abutments, steel plate over spillway face, and a timber splash deck.  It is a hazard Class "B" dam.  Existing stone masonry will be repointed.  The height of the wingwalls will be raised by approx. 2'.  Timber splash apron will be replaced, with new concrete footing and scour abutments to be installed.  Rip rap (45 CY) will be placed in front of the sluice gates, and large bounders (60 CY) for energy dissipation and wing wall protection will be placed below the spillway in the East Branch of the Ausable River.  Temporary coffer dams placed immediately upstream and downstream of the dam will isolate the work site from the water.  The dam is located at the outlet of Lower Ausable Lake in St. Huberts.  
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 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: 5-1532-00009/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Lewis, Essex County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to expand a previously approved 115-acre Life of Mine (including a sand and gravel mining area and a 20-acre granite quarry area) by an additional 34.3 acres, for a total new Life of Mine of 149.3 acres.  The expansion will increase the size of the quarry area to 57.3 acres.  44 acres are currently affected.  A total of 49.6 acres is proposed to be affected during the current permit term, ending 1/31/07.  No changes in blasting or processing methods will occur as a result of this expansion.  The mine is located on the East side of US Route 9, South of Moss Road, north of the hamlet of Lewis.  This proposed expansion is also subject to review and approval by the Adirondack Park Agency (APA#2002-58).
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 18 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: Essex County
Court St
Elizabethtown, NY 12932
Facility: Goodnow Road Bridge
Just Down Stream of Goodnow Flow Dam
Newcomb, NY 12852
Application ID: 5-1538-00028/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Newcomb, Essex County
Project Description:
The project involves the relocation of the single span, Goodnow Road Bridge, on a new 1,400' approach, just downstream of the Goodnow Flow Dam.  The new bridge will be constructed of steel trusses, steel stringers, and a concrete deck, and will involve approximately 70' of streambank disturbance for the abutments and supporting rip-rap. The existing, temporary bridge and approach roadways will remain open during construction of the new bridge and roadway.  
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: 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: Mario Disiena
Facility: Mario Disiena Property
1255 NYS Route 9P
Saratoga, NY
Application ID: 5-4150-00143/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Saratoga, Saratoga County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a 270 linear foot concrete retaining wall along the shoreline of Saratoga Lake.  The purpose is to prevent further erosion and improve access to the lake.  The project is located on the west side of NYS Route 9P, approximately 500 feet north of Cedar Bluff Road, Town of Saratoga.
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 Jul 7 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

Washington County

Applicant: Pliant Solutions Corporation
1 Mill St
Fort Edward, NY 12828
Facility: Pliant Solutions Corporation
1 Mill St
Ft Edward, NY 12828
Application ID: 5-5330-00016/00056
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Fort Edward, Washington County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve emission reduction credits (ERC's) for the past reductions resulting from the closure of Pliant Solutions Corporation. Pliant Solutions will be establishing ERC's for 35.30 tons per year of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) in accordance with 6NYCRR Part 231, "New Source Review in Nonattainment Areas." The application and supporting documentation are available for review at the NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg office by contacting Stephen J. Barlow, P.E. of the Division of Air Resources at 518 623-1200.
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 Jul 18 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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