Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 07/16/2003

Lewis County

Applicant: V S Virkler & Sons Inc
7513 East State St
Lowville, NY 13367
Facility: East Martinsburg Pit
Whittake Road
Martinsburg, NY 13404
Application ID: 6-2340-00021/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Lewis County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes a 1.2 acre expansion of a 35.5 acre permitted limestone quarry for the purpose of relocating truck scales to improve mine operation efficiency.  The permitted quarry is part of a 78.6 acre life of mine site on a 160.7 acre parcel owned by the applicant.  The site is approximately 1500' west of NYS Route 12 on the north side of Whittacker Road, approximately one mile east of the hamlet of Martinsburg.
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:
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 15 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