Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 10/22/2003

Columbia County

Applicant: Copake Lake Home Owners Association
P O Box 659
Pine Plains, NY 12567
Facility: Copake Lake Hoa
Hwy 11 South to Copake Lk Rd Right on Golf Cours E Road
Copake, NY 12593
Application ID: 4-1032-00089/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Copake, Columbia County
Project Description:
The applicant requests a permit for an existing water supply system, utilizing 4,000 gpd from approved wells; and also proposes to construct a sewage treatment system, discharging 4,000 gpd of treated sanitary wastewater from one outfall to Copake Lake. 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, as well as a Water Supply Permit. 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 tentative 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 noted below.   SPDES #0261092.  Water Supply #10036.
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 21 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

Greene County

Applicant: NYS Dept of Correctional Services
Building 2 - State Office Building Campus
Albany, NY 12226
Facility: NYS Coxsackie Correctional Facility
Rt 9W & Cr 9
West Coxsackie, NY 12192
Application ID: 4-1928-00021/00013
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Coxsackie, Greene County
Project Description:
NYS Correctional Services, Coxsackie Correctional Facility has applied to the department for a Air State Facility Permit. The permit application includes proposed conditions for three existing boilers and six diesel powered electric generators. The Department has prepared a Draft Permit and has made a tentative determination to approve this application to allow emergency power generation units located at this facility to provide power to the electrical grid system to meet power shortages during periods of peak demand through participation in the Coordinated Demand Reduction Program (CDRP).
The Coxsackie Correctional Facility fires natural gas and residual oil in itís boilers and diesel fuel oil in itís generators.  The facility will be capping  NOx, CO and SO2 emissions with a 90 ton per year limit for each of these contaminates thereby avoiding the thresholds for both the Title V and New Source Review Programs.

Project Location:  The existing facility is located in the Town of West Coxsackie, Green County New York 12051.

Public Notice: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) hereby notices a complete application and proposed Air State Facility permit conditions for the Coxsackie Correctional Facility.

Document Availability/Public Comments: A copy of the final draft permit can be obtained from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation offices, Region 4 Headquarters at 1150 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306, between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday or by calling Wendy DuBois, Project Manager at (518) 357-2459.

Comments will be received for 30 days from the date of this notice.  If comments are received which raise significant issues or provide additional relevant information, the Department may modify the draft Air State Facility Permit.



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 Nov 21 2003.
Contact: Wendy Dubois
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069

Otsego County

Applicant: N Y Central Mutual Fire Insurance Co
Rt 80
Edmeston, NY 13335
Facility: N Y Central Mutual Fire Insurance Co
Rt 80
Edmeston, NY 13335
Application ID: 4-3628-00004/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Edmeston, Otsego County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a modification to an exsiting permit.  The modification is to increase the discharge of 13,290 gallons per day of domestic waste to 15,690 gallons per day to receiving waters known as Wharton Creek.  The increase is needed to service the New York Central Mutual Fire Insurance Company's  proposed addition to an existing building.  The facility is located on State Route 80 just east of the hamlet of Edmeston.  A draft permit is available for inspection and comment at the Stamford Sub-Office, SPDES #NY-0124389.
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 21 2003.
Contact: Martha A Wood
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford SUB-OFFICE
65561 State Highway 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
mawood@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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