Region 8 SEQR and Other Notices Region 8 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 8 Completed Applications 09/24/2003

Genesee County

Applicant: Keeler Construction Co Inc
13519 W Lee Rd
Albion, NY 14411 -9210
Facility: Keeler Construction Alexander Pit
Brookville Rd
Alexander, NY 14005
Application ID: 8-1822-00010/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Alexander, Genesee County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to continue to operate a 5.0 acre surface sand and gravel mine within a 17.4 acre parcel.  The project site is the Keeler property located on Brookville Road in the Town of Alexander.  The mine will continue to operate as a traditional surface extraction of glacial deposits of sand and gravel.  Mining is not proposed for below the local water table.  Excavation will continue to be done by mechanical equipment, standard for sand and gravel mining operations.  Mining is proposed to remove approximately 20,000 cubic yards of aggregate sand and gravel over the remaining operational life of the mine.  Material will be stockpiled as unprocessed “run-of-bank”, or processed with a portable screen.  Maximum processing rates for the screening operation will not exceed 150 tons-per-hour (TPH).  Final reclamation will restore the site to uniformly graded and revegetated open land.  Upland reclamation will include the replacement of stockpiled topsoil, and reseeding with an approved USDA SCS seed mixture.  The reviewed life-of-mine area is 5 (LOM) acres.  Application materials are available for public review and comment at the Regional Office of NYS DEC.
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 Oct 24 2003.
Contact: David L Bimber
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East AVON-LIMA Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
dlbimber@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Livingston County

Applicant: Town of Ossian
Rd 2
Dansville, NY 14437
Facility: Ossian - T Wilson Pit
Canaseraga Rd, Cr 17
Dansville, NY 14437
Application ID: 8-2442-00002/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Ossian, Livingston County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to renew and modify an existing Mined Land Reclamation permit for the 17.9 acre gravel mine within a +/- 200 acre parcel located east of CR 17, 1500 feet north of the Livingston/Allegany County line in the Town of Ossian. The applicant proposes to add 8.29 acres to the Life of Mine. Operation of the mine will continue as a traditional surface extraction of sand and gravel, with no mining proposed for below the local water table. Excavation will be by mechanical equipment. A portable crusher will be used to process the gravel. Final reclamation will restore the site to agricultural use, and will include the replacement of stockpiled topsoil and reseeding. Application materials are available for public review and comment at the Regional Office of the NYS DEC.


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 Oct 24 2003.
Contact: Nancy H Barkan
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East AVON-LIMA Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
nhbarkan@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Ontario County

Applicant: Town of Canandaigua
5440 Rt 5 & 20
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Facility: CANANDAIGUA-FARMINGTON Wd of T/CAN
Service Area in T/O Canandaigua & Farmington
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Application ID: 8-3299-00029/00007
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Canandaigua, Ontario County
Project Description:
The Town of Canandaigua has applied to extend the Canandaigua Farmington Consolidated Water District take a supply of water estimated to average 6,125 Gallons Per Day (GPD).  The project includes the installation of approximately 18,100 LF of 8-inch water mains along Emerson, Allen, Townline, Sandhill, and School House Roads.  In addition, the project includes service to residents, outside of the Canandaigua-Farmington Consolidated District, along Johnson Road and Townline Road in the Town of Hopewell.  The file is available for review and comment at NYSDEC Region 8.

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 Oct 10 2003.
Contact: Kimberly a Merchant
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East AVON-LIMA Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
kamercha@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Wayne County

Applicant: Rochester Gas & Electric Corp
89 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14649
Facility: Rochester Gas Ginna Nuclear Power Plt
1503 Lake Rd
Ontario, NY 14519
Application ID: 8-5434-00010/00010
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Ontario, Wayne County
Project Description:
RG&E submitted a 401 Water Quality Certification Application to the Department in October 2002 in association with the federal relicensing of the Ginna Nuclear Power Plant by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a twenty-year period.  The Department has made a tentative determination to issue the 401 Water Quality Certification for the proposed additional twenty-year term.  The Department will reevaluate the facility on a five-year basis for renewal of the SPDES permit.  The file is available for review and comment at the NYSDEC Region 8 Office.
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 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 Oct 6 2003.
Contact: Kimberly a Merchant
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East AVON-LIMA Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
kamercha@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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