Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 11/26/2003

Columbia County

Applicant: Teralynn / Kyle Mitchison
Facility: Mitchison Property
126 Little Lake Rd
Kinderhook, NY
Application ID: 4-1044-00257/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Kinderhook, Columbia County
Project Description:
Applicant proposes to rip rap 150 feet of stream bank along the Valatie Kill and replace an existing 14-foot by 50-foot dock located on Kinderhook Lake (Freshwater Wetland K-109) with a steel and composite dock.  The property is located at 126 Little Lake Road, Town of Kinderhook, Columbia County, New York.
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 Dec 12 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: Basf Corp
1255 Broad St
Clifton, NJ 07013 -4219
Facility: Basf Corp Chemicals Div
36 Riverside Ave
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Application ID: 4-3814-00006/00139
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Rensselaer, Rensselaer County
Project Description:
The BASF Corporation - Rensselaer Site was a batch, speciality, chemical facility which manufactured organic dyes, pigments and, auxiliary chemicals. BASF Corporation permanently shutdown the Rensselaer Site operations at the end of 2000 and, surrendered itís operating permits on June 15, 2001.  The Rensselaer Site will not operate again.  BASF Corporation is seeking to establish certified, Emission Reduction Credits  (ERC) totaling 4.6 tons VOC and 52.6 tons NOx for the past shutdown of the Rensselaer Site. The Department, after review of the required, submitted documents, hereby notices this ERC application.  Project Location: BASF Corporation-Rensselaer Site was located in the City of Rensselaer, Rensselaer County, New York 12144.  Public Notice: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) hereby notices a complete ERC application for the former BASF Corporation - Rensselaer Site. A copy of the final ERC Application and ERC Quantification forms 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 Nancy Adams, Project Manager at (518) 357-2452. 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 or suspend the issuance of the proposed ERCís.



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 Dec 26 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

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