Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 07/02/2003

Cattaraugus County

Applicant: Kinley Corporation
3295 Maple Ave
PO Box 1190
Olean, NY 14760
Facility: Kinley Sand & Gravel
Birch Run Road
Allegany, NY 14706
Application ID: 9-0420-00064/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Allegany, Cattaraugus County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to add 17.5 acres to the 35 acre Kinley Sand and Gravel mine, for the purpose of overburden storage and disposal of unmarketable mined material.  No other changes to the mine plan and reclamation objective (wildlife habitat) are proposed. The mine is located south of Lower Birch Run Road, approximately 0.5 mile west of Upper Birch Run Road intersection.  The expansion area is adjacent to the current south and west mine limits.
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 Aug 1 2003.
Contact: Kenneth C Taft
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
kctaft@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Noah E Miller
Facility: Noah Miller Gravel Mine
Route 241 West of John Darling Rd
Conewango Valley, NY 14726
Application ID: 9-0428-00053/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Conewango, Cattaraugus County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to mine sand and gravel with material processing by a portable dry-screen that has a capacity of less than 150 tons per hour, on 4.0 acres (including the haul road) out of an 82 acre parcel of land.  The haul road is an existing farm road that will provide access to John Darling Road via Grover Road.  The estimated life of the mine is 5 years and the reclamation objective is agriculture and recreation.  The site is north of New York State Route 241, approximately 1,300 feet west of John Darling Road.
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 Aug 1 2003.
Contact: Kenneth C Taft
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
kctaft@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Niagara County

Applicant: Robert J Kunkel, Jr
Facility: Kunkel Property
60 Sunset Drive
Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Application ID: 9-2940-00138/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Wheatfield, Niagara County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to remove and dispose of existing concrete rubble on the shoreline and construct a sheet pile wall approximately three feet tall and 245 linear feet in length along 4 contiguous properties to provide erosion protection from the Niagara River.  The wall will not encroach into the river.  It will be connected to pilings and tied back with cables to dead men and backfilled with rock and soil.  The Bach, DeLabio, Helwig and Kunkel properties are located at 42, 44, 50 and 60 Sunset Drive, which are located off of River Road (NYS Route 266), approximately 4000 feet west of the line with the City of North Tonawanda.        
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 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 Jul 21 2003.
Contact: Charles D Cranston
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
cdcranst@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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