Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 03/17/2004

Jefferson County

Applicant: Village of Carthage
120 South Mechanic Street
Carthage, NY 13619
Facility: West Carthage Water Pol Ctrl Fac
End of Road Off Lathrop St
West Carthage, NY 13619
Application ID: 6-2230-00022/00006
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Jefferson County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a paved heavy truck bypass road to the Village of West Carthage Sewage Treatment Plant.  The proposed road would be approximately 1400' long x 32' wide and would enter the property from NYS Route 26, approximately 1 mile North of the Route 26 and NYS Route 126 intersection.  The roadway would eliminate heavy truck traffic on Hewitt Drive, a narrow residential roadway.  The road would result in the loss of approximately 17, 400 square feet of wetland identified by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on their National Wetland Inventory Map.
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 Apr 2 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

St Lawrence County

Applicant: Erie Boulevard Hydropower LP
225 Greenfield Parkway
Suite 201
Liverpool, NY 13088
Facility: Piercefield Hydroelectric Project
Raquette River
Piercefield, NY 12973
Application ID: 6-4068-00013/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:
The applicant requests Water Quality Certification for the continued operation of the existing Piercefield project (installed generating capacity of 2.7 MW) located on the Raquette River below the outlet of Tupper Lake in the towns of Piercefield and Altamont, respectively, St. Lawrence and Franklin counties.  The Water Quality Certification is part of an application to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for a new license; Project No. 7387.  A draft Water Quality Certification is available for public review at the DEC Region 6 office.


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 Apr 2 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

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