Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 07/09/2003

Herkimer County

Applicant: Wasyl Hula
Facility: Hula Property
Mixter Rd - 2000' South of Intersection of Blatchley & Mixter Rd
Jordanville, NY 13361
Application ID: 6-2152-00018/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Herkimer County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to repair a 10' section of an 8' high x 120' long earthen and timber crib dam located approximately two miles southeast of the hamlet of Jordanville, 2000' south of Blatchley Road and Mixter Road intersection and 2000' west of Mixter Road. The site abuts the downstream limits of regulated freshwater wetland JV-14, a 29 acre Class III deciduous wetland, prediminately wet meadow pasture within the pond boundary limits.  The applicant also proposes to widen the dam from 10' to 20' wide, suitable for crossing with farm equipment.  The resulting pond will be approximately 100' wide x 300' long x 8' deep.  
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 25 2003.
Contact: Mark a Wiggins
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
mawiggin@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Oneida County

Applicant: Oneida Ltd
163-181 Kenwood Ave
Oneida, NY 13421
Facility: Oneida Ltd - Main Plant
102 East Seneca St
Sherrill, NY 13461
Application ID: 6-3014-00004/00189
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: Oneida County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a 130 foot long berm along the banks of Sconondoa Creek, a standards C(T) stream, to prevent flooding of their State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System outfall. The berm will also be located in Freshwater Wetland V-5, a class II, 66 acre wetland. The project is located north of NYS Route 5 and between Williams Street and Sconondoa 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 performed.
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 25 2003.
Contact: Patrick M Clearey
NYSDEC Region 6 Utica SUB-OFFICE
State Office Bldg - 207 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
(315)793-2555
pmcleare@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: NYS Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Ave
Albany, NY 12229
Facility: Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center
1400 Noyes at York
Utica, NY 13502
Application ID: 6-3016-00043/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Oneida County
Project Description:
This Department has received a request to issue a permit and has drafted an Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the Environmental Conservation Law, an Air State Facility Permit, at the facility located at Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center, 1400 Noyes at York, Utica, NY  13502.

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve the application of the Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center facility a psychiatric hospital.  The State Facility Permit allows the operation of Emission units U-00001 and U-G0001, which includes combustion sources, and an electric generator that will be used for utility-sponsored peak-shaving program.  The facility has capped out of Title V, PSD, NSR, and NOx Ract Permitting requirements by tracking and restricting its facility emissions of Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) below 100 tons per year and tracking and restricting its emissions from emission unit U-00001 of NOx below 39 tons per year.

The draft permit with conditions is available for review in the Region 6 NYS DEC office in Watertown, NY.
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 Aug 8 2003.
Contact: Lawrence R Ambeau
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
lrambeau@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Anthony a Rathbun
Facility: Rathbun Property on Powell Road
Powell Road
Vienna, NY 13308
Application ID: 6-3064-00180/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Oneida County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct an access road to a residential construction site through Freshwater Wetland CE-58, a class III, 86 acre wetland. The road through the wetland will be 75 feet long and 13 feet wide for a total wetland fill of 975 square feet. There will be 200 additional linear feet of road in the adjacent area. All residential construction will outside the adjacent area. The project is located on the north side of Powell Road between Deely and Kimball Roads.
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:
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 25 2003.
Contact: Patrick M Clearey
NYSDEC Region 6 Utica SUB-OFFICE
State Office Bldg - 207 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
(315)793-2555
pmcleare@gw.dec.state.ny.us

St Lawrence County

Applicant: Steven Van Patten
Facility: Braddy Road Gravel Pit
Braddy ROAD/STATE Highway 345
Madrid, NY
Application ID: 6-4056-00036/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to mine 5 acres of sand and gravel from a 26.4 acre life of mine located on a 189 acre parcel owned by the applicant.  The site is approximately 2500' North of the intersection of Braddy Road and NYS Route 345 and 2000' East of Braddy Road, approximately 3.5 miles northeast of the hamlet of Madrid.  In addition, a roadway constructed across 2000' of freshwater wetland WT-15, a 136 acre Class IV wetland would be modified to improve water flow through the wetland.
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:
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 8 2003.
Contact: Mark a Wiggins
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
mawiggin@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Multiple Counties

Applicant: Csx Transportation Inc
500 Water St J275
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Facility: Malatesta Property
Csx Railroad Beds
Massena, NY 13662
Application ID: 6-9906-00067/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Massena, Multiple Counties
Project Description:
The applicant proposes a Vegetative Management Program for weed control along the CSX railroad transportation system in NYS DEC Region 6.  The herbicides proposed for treatment of the railroad balast and berm area (24' total width) are Roundup, 24D and Oust.  Application will be in accordance to product label instructions, at minimum effective rates and by licensed commercial applicators.  The transportation system passes through and adjacent to State regulated freshwater wetlands.


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:
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 25 2003.
Contact: Mark a Wiggins
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
mawiggin@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals