Region 7 SEQR and Other Notices Region 7 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 7 Completed Applications 01/14/2004

Broome County

Applicant: U S Dept of the Army
The Pentagon
Washington, DC 20310
Facility: Whitney Point Lake
Whitney Point Lake, Route 26
Whitney Point, NY 13862
Application ID: 7-0344-00027/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Triangle, Broome County
Project Description:
The project will involve the construction of recreational features along the shoreline, excavation of channels, construction of wetland/upland islands, placement of fish and wetland planting exclosures around the lake and modifying the lake level to a year round pool elevation.  The project also involves adding the ability to make low flow releases for river system habitat benefits downstream of the dam.  This project is fully described in the project report dated August 2001, which is available for review at the Department's offices.  The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District prepared an Environmental Assessment in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969.  It was determined that no significant adverse impacts were anticipated. The Department has made a tentative determination to approve the project.  A draft permit is available for review.
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:
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 Feb 2 2004.
Contact: Michael K Barylski
NYSDEC Region 7 Cortland SUB-OFFICE
1285 Fisher Ave
Cortland, NY 13045
(607)753-3095
mkbaryls@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Madison County

Applicant: Madison County
Co Office Bldg
Wampsville, NY 13163
Facility: Madison St Bridge Over Chittenango Creek
Madison Street Bridge Over Chittenango Creek
Chittenango, NY 13220
Application ID: 7-2548-00297/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Sullivan, Madison County
Project Description:
Applicant proposes to replace Madison Street Bridge over Chittenango Creek in the Village of Chittenango.
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:
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: Kevin R Bliss
NYSDEC Region 7 Headquarters
615 Erie Boulevard West
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315)426-7438
krbliss@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Tompkins County

Applicant: Cornell University
300 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853 -2801
Facility: Cornell Univ Veterinary Medicine
Schurman Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Application ID: 7-5030-00007/00006
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management
Project is Located: Ithaca, Tompkins County
Project Description:
Cornell currently has a Solid Waste Management Permit that authorizes the operation of a Regulated Medical Waste (RMW) pathological waste incinerator.  This modification proposes the installation and operation of an autoclave to treat non-pathological RMW generated by the Chronic Wasting Disease Laboratory.  The Department has made a tentative determination to approve the proposed project and a draft permit is available for review.
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:
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 Feb 17 2004.
Contact: Michael K Barylski
NYSDEC Region 7 Cortland SUB-OFFICE
1285 Fisher Ave
Cortland, NY 13045
(607)753-3095
mkbaryls@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 7 SEQR and Other Notices Region 7 SPDES Renewals