Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 02/11/2004

Delaware County

Applicant: John Donato
Facility: John Donato Property
2002 Titus Lake ROAD|SE Side of Lake
Jefferson, NY 12093
Application ID: 4-1238-00082/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Harpersfield, Delaware County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to develop a nine unit Seasonal Residential Vacation Resort on 5 acres of Lake front Property on Titus Lake in the Town of Harpersfield in Delaware County. The project includes the construction of 5  connected cabins and 4 RV/Camper sites and an owners residence and storage facility.    Regulated Activities include the construction and operation of a engineered sewage treatment system of 1600 gallons per day sub-surface discharge greater than 200 feet from Lake Titus, and the construction of a 38 by 20' open support deck and 8' by 46' attached floating dock within the boundary of Regulated  Freshwater wetland (FWW)# CH-1.

The raised bed septic system is set back 200 feet from the lake shore and at least 100 feet from the nearest well.  No impacts to ground or surface waters are anticipated. Cabins and appurtenance structures are located more than 100 feet from the wetland and shoreline. The wooded nature of the 100 ft buffer zone will be maintained. No pool or bathing facilities are proposed. No boat launch facilities are proposed.  Boat use will be limited to motorless craft such as canoes and kayaks, which can be removed from the water when not in use.
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:
A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 27 2004.
Contact: Kent P Sanders
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford SUB-OFFICE
65561 State Highway 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
kpsander@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Town of Walton
109 Delaware Street
Walton, NY 13856 -1318
Facility: Kilmer Gravel Mine
East River Rd - Colchester Mountain - Nearest Rd
Walton, NY
Application ID: 4-1256-00360/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Walton, Delaware County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to operate a 7.94 acre life-of-mine sand and gravel mine, of which the entire 7.94 acres will be authorized to be disturbed during the initial permit term. Mining will be conducted over 5 phases and will include on-site processing using a portable screener and crusher.  Reclamation of the site will occur sequentially throughout the active life of the mine and will return the site to it's original use as agricultural land. The project is located at 2825 East River Road, approximately 1/4 mile east of the intersection with Colchester Mountain Road.  
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 Mar 12 2004.
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

Greene County

Applicant: Ernest Bitter
Facility: Sunnybrook
Rt 47 & 30
Catskill, NY 12414
Application ID: 4-1926-00040/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Catskill, Greene County
Project Description:
    The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received an application to re-issue the following EPA minor Private/Commercial/Institutional State Pollution Discharge Elimination System (P/C/I SPDES) permit.  DEC has made a tentative determination to re-issue this permit for a five-year period, maintaining the current effluent limitations and monitoring and reporting requirements.  This permit involves the surface discharge of up to 9,000 gallon per day of treated sanitary waste to the Kaaterskill Creek.

    Additional information including the current permit, renewal applications, and supporting documentation may be obtained from, or inspected at the NYSDEC central office in Albany.  Substantive comments on the permit or requests for a hearing or both must be submitted in writing to the contact person.
    SPDES Number : NY 009 6181
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 Mar 12 2004.
Contact: Andrea L Sheeran
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167

Applicant: John Bunce
Facility: Bunce Subdivision
South Street
Windham, NY
Application ID: 4-1946-00127/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Windham, Greene County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a road extension to serve a 3 lot subdivision.  The road will be constructed within a federal wetland to extend approximately 239 feet from Club Road in a westerly direction and will end in a 50 foot diameter cul-de-sec. Approximately 0.33 acres of wetland will be disturbed.  The remaining undisturbed wetland (2.07 acres) and upland buffer area of the Batavia Kill (1.21 acres)  will be protected and preserved by means of deed restrictions. The project is located on Club Road, off County Route 12 (South Street).  
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 Feb 27 2004.
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

Otsego County

Applicant: Village of Cooperstown
22 Main St Box 346
Cooperstown, NY 13326 -1331
Facility: Cooperstown - V STP
Rt 28
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Application ID: 4-3650-00004/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Otsego, Otsego County
Project Description:
As part of a UV Disinfection System installation and improvement project, the applicant is proposing to relocate and construct a new outfall headwall structure approximately 200 feet downstream of the Village of Cooperstown Wastewater Treatment Plant.  In conjunction with this project, heavy stone rip rap will be placed along approximately 145 feet of the existing exposed outfall pipe, immediately upstream of the new outfall location, to protect it from erosion.  The project is located off Linden Avenue, south of the Village of Cooperstown.
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 Feb 27 2004.
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

Applicant: John M Wheeler
Facility: Wheeler Sand & Gravel
Camp Rd & Rte 80
Pittsfield, NY 13411
Application ID: 4-3652-00013/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Pittsfield, Otsego County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to renew and modify an existing Mined Land Reclamation Permit. The modification includes a transfer of the permit from the Estate of Charles Dye to John Wheeler, and a modification of the life of mine from five acres to 22.57 acres.  The project is located at Camp Road and Route 80 in the town of Pittsfield, Otsego County. MLF #403-3-30-0694.
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 Mar 12 2004.
Contact: Nancy M Adams
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
nmadams@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals