Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 12/31/2003

St Lawrence County

Applicant: Newstech NY Inc
400 Anderson Avenue
Deferiet, NY 13628
Facility: Newstech NY St Lawrence Division
875 County Route 60
Newton Falls, NY 13666 -0253
Application ID: 6-4026-00001/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve an application for a modification of an existing SPDES permit (NY0001856) to discharge approximately 2.5 MGD of treated process wastewater to a tributary of the Oswegatchie River from an existing outfall (001) at the permittee's paper mill located in the Hamlet of Newton Falls in St. Lawrence County.  The modification also includes the discharge of approximately 30,000 GPD of treated sanitary wastewater and 1.2 MGD of cooling water from two other existing outfalls (002 & 003) discharging to the Oswegatchie River.  The permittee initially plans on producing 215 tons per day of paper at the site.  The draft permit with conditions is available in the Region 6 NYSDEC office in Watertown, 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:
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 Jan 30 2004.
Contact: Lawrence R Ambeau
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
lrambeau@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Curran Logging Inc
14709 State Highway 37
Massena, NY 13662 -3150
Facility: Schwartz Pit
Vankennen Road
Norfolk, NY 13667
Application ID: 6-4062-00009/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to renew an expired mining permit for the Swartz #1 sand pit, a 7.5 acre mine located on a 322.4 acre parcel owned by the applicant.  The site is located 2000' east of VanKennen Road, 6000' southeast of the hamlet of Plumbrook.  While there is no current proposal to expand the present mine boundary, the applicant, through improved surveying, requests ratification that the actual mine acreage is 13 acres.
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 Jan 30 2004.
Contact: Mark A Wiggins
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
mawiggin@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Barrett Paving Materials Inc
3 Becker Farm Rd
Roseland, NJ 07068 -1726
Facility: Knapps Station Materials
Regan Road
Norfolk, NY 13668
Application ID: 6-4062-00055/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to expand an existing 24.3 acre topsoil mine (Norfolk Topsoil Mine) by 12.2 acres, for a new life of mine of 36.5.  The mine is on a 123.8 acre parcel owned by the applicant.  The site is located south of CR47, approximately 1.5 miles east of the intersection of CR47 and State Route 56, approximately 1.5 miles southeast of Norfolk.  Concurrent site reclamation is proposed with open field habitat reestablished.


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 Jan 30 2004.
Contact: Mark A Wiggins
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
mawiggin@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals