Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 10/08/2003

Columbia County

Applicant: R J Materials
1675 Rt 22
Dover Plains, NY 12522
Facility: R J Materials Copake Mine
Lackawanna Road
Copake, NY
Application ID: 4-1032-00124/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Copake, Columbia County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to remove sand and gravel from a proposed 15 acre life of mine. Nine acres are proposed to be affected during the five year permit term, and includes the use of a portable screener as market demands.  The proposed project is located on the northwest corner of the intersection of Lackawanna Road and Weed Mine Road, in the Town of Copake, Columbia County.   MLF #402-3-30-0793.
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 Nov 7 2003.
Contact: Nancy M Adams
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
nmadams@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Delaware County

Applicant: Johnston & Rhodes Bluestone Co
Bridge St
East Branch, NY 13756
Facility: Profidio Quarry
0.2 Mi. N of Intersection of |SKIP Gray Rd & NYC Road
Colchester, NY
Application ID: 4-1224-00316/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Colchester, Delaware County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to operate a 4.5 acre Life of Mine bluestone mine of which the entire 4.5 acres is proposed to be disturbed during this permit term. Proposed  operations include the removal of bluestone through drilling, blasting and the mechanical cutting of stone.
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 Nov 7 2003.
Contact: Kent P Sanders
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford SUB-OFFICE
65561 State Highway 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
kpsander@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Greene County

Applicant: Greenville Ctl Sch Dist
Unknown
Greenville, NY 12083
Facility: Greenville Central School
North Street
Greenville, NY 12083
Application ID: 4-1932-00004/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Greenville, Greene County
Project Description:
Applicant is proposing to add a second floor to the existing Greenville Middle School, expand the gym and construct a new Ag/Tech Shop and bus garage on school property. Applicant proposes a combined discharge of 14,400 gallons per day of treated sanitary wastewater from two outfalls to Tributary 6 of Basic Creek  from the applicantís facility (Greenville Central School) located on North Street, Town of Greenville, Greene County.

The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a permit for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law.  This tentative determination indicates that the discharge regulated under this statute is considered to satisfy regulatory standards for permit issuance, based on information available to the Department at this time.  As a tentative determination, the Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.  As such, this determination does not signify Department approval for or endorsement of the activity for which a permit is sought or for the overall proposed project.

A draft permit is available for inspection and comment at the Region 4 Office.

Refer to this application by application number listed above and SPDES Number NY-0125083.
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 Nov 7 2003.
Contact: Michael T Higgins
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
mthiggin@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Rensselaer County

Applicant: James F Cooper
Facility: Cooper Gravel Mine -PROPERTY
Sr 351 & Sr 43
Averill Park, NY
Application ID: 4-3840-00133/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Sand Lake, Rensselaer County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to excavate sand and gravel from a 5.7 acre life of mine over a period of two years, and restore the area to grassland for a future home site.  As part of this project, the applicant would be required to remove existing excess tires and debris from the site prior to reclamation.   The project is located on the west side of Route 351, north of Route 43 in the town of Sand Lake, Rensselaer County.  MLF #407-3-30-0807.
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 Nov 7 2003.
Contact: Nancy M Adams
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
nmadams@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals