Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 02/25/2004

Albany County

Applicant: Town of Colonie
P O Box 508
534 Loudon Road
Newtonville, NY 12128 -0508
Facility: Colonie - T Landfill
1319 New Loudon Rd
Cohoes, NY 12047
Application ID: 4-0126-00033/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management
Project is Located: Colonie, Albany County
Project Description:
The Town of Colonie is proposing to modify an existing Part 360 Solid Waste permit to allow for an increase in daily acceptance rate of waste from 550 tons per day to 820 tons per day, while maintaining the currently authorized landfill annual tonnage limit. Additionally, the Town has requested the authorization to accept up to 225 tons per day at the Town Waste Transfer Station.
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:
Colonie Town Board
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 26 2004.
Contact: Thomas P Haley
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
tphaley@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Montgomery County

Applicant: NYS Thruway Authority
200 Southern Blvd
PO Box 189
Albany, NY 12209 -0189
Facility: I-90 NYS Thruway @ Mp 188.31
Between I-90 and Mohawk River
Root, NY
Application ID: 4-2736-00031/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Root, Montgomery County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to repair a bank failure along a 230 foot long section of the south bank of the Mohawk River the using heavy stone fill.  Approximately 8.5 cubic yards of material would be placed below the ordinary high water level of the river.  The work site is located along the north side of I-90 at milepost 188, in the town of Root.
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 Mar 12 2004.
Contact: Angelo A Marcuccio
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
aamarcuc@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Rensselaer County

Applicant: Callanan Industries Inc
PO Box 15097
Albany, NY 12212 -5097
Facility: Valente Gravel DIV-WYNANTSKILL Pit
Wynantskill Pit Rd 5
Troy, NY 12180
Application ID: 4-3899-00017/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: North Greenbush, Rensselaer County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to modify an existing mining permit/reclamation plan to expand/deepen the mining operation within the currently permitted Life of Mine area by mining sand and gravel reserves below the water table.  The new proposal includes mining below the water table in 4 different areas of the site as follows:  

Area (Pond) A (24.7 acres) (northwestern portion of site) down to an elevation of 330 feet asl;
Area (Pond) B (91.8 acres) (central portion of site) down to an elevation of 355 feet asl;
Area (Pond) C (20.5 acres) (southwestern portion of site) down to an elevation of 370 feet asl;
Area (Pond) D (18.6 acres) (southeastern portion of site) down to an elevation of 425 feet asl.

The proposed modification also changes the existing reclamation planting plan, changing it from completely above water table reclamation to below water table reclamation in the excavation pond areas.   The reclamation planting plan for areas outside the excavation ponds will remain the same and consistent with the approved reclamation planting plan for the site.  

MLF # 407-3-30-0019
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:
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 26 2004.
Contact: Michael T Higgins
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
mthiggin@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals