Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 12/10/2003

Erie County

Applicant: Town of Elma
1910 Bowen Rd
Elma, NY 14059 -7699
Facility: S Blossom Rd Detention Basin
Nw End of S Blossom Rd, South of Rte 400
Elma, NY 14059
Application ID: 9-1442-00128/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Elma, Erie County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to excavate an approximately .6 acre dry detention basin located adjacent to Tributary 7 of the Buffalo River at the northwest end of South Blossom Road in the Town of Elma.  Approximately 4500 cubic yards of soil will be excavated for the basin, which is expected to alleviate problematic flooding in a residential neighborhood along South Blossom Road.  
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:
Erie County Dept of Environment & Planning
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 26 2003.
Contact: Penny R Dempsey
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
prdempse@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Epic Capital Corp
682 Woodland Dr
Buffalo, NY 14223 -1826
Facility: Epic Sports Complex
2793 Wehrle Dr
Lancaster, NY 14086
Application ID: 9-1452-00163/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Lancaster, Erie County
Project Description:
Construction of a 130 foot by 240 foot (31,200 square foot) addition to an existing 240 foot by 360 foot (86,400 square foot) building.  The new building addition will be constructed in a portion of the 100 foot wide adjacent area to the Maple Drive (LA-4) Wetland.  The LA-4 Wetland is a class II wetland.  The existing 86,400 square foot building is part of the Epic Sports Complex, a portion of which was constructed in the adjacent area of the LA-4 Wetland and authorized by DEC Permit No. 9-1452-00163/00001.  The Epic Sports Complex is located at 2793 Wehrle Drive and serves an estimated peak of 725 persons during the course of various athletic events at the facility.
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:
A cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. 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 26 2003.
Contact: Jeffrey E Dietz
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
jedietz@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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