Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 03/24/2004

Bronx County

Applicant: New York Botanical Garden
Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10458
Facility: New York Botanical Garden
200 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY
Application ID: 2-6005-00090/00013
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Bronx, Bronx County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for the modification and renewal of an existing permit for existing and proposed discharges of an average of 7910 gallons per day of treated sanitary wastewater into the groundwater from cromaglass and septic treatment systems at the applicant’s facility located at the New York Botanical Gardens on Southern Boulevard in the Bronx, where the applicant operates a botanical garden.  A draft permit is available for inspection and comment at the regional office.
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 located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 23 2004.
Contact: Steve A Watts
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997

Queens County

Applicant: NYC Dept of Parks & Recreation
830 5TH Ave
New York, NY 10021 -7001
Facility: NYC PARKS/UDALLS COVE-AURORA Pond
Udall's Cove S of Sandhill Rd
Queens, NY
Application ID: 2-6303-00030/00007
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Queens, Queens County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to expand the open water area in Aurora Pond and establish the pond as a deeper more permanent open water pool. The slope below Douglas Road will be rebuilt to control erosion in the gully and stabilize the slope in a manner appropriate to the natural setting. A key component of the project is redirection of water which currently flows through the stone lined Gabbler's Creek channel through Aurora Pond and then back into the creek channel where it continues toward Little Neck Bay. Elsewhere in the park, the applicant proposes channel wall reconstruction, drainage channel improvements, removal of invasive vegetation, reconstruction of eroded slopes and stream banks and entry area improvements. The project site is located in Udall's Cove Park, Douglas Road, 38th Road, Queens.
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:
NYC Dept of Parks & Recreation
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 located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 9 2004.
Contact: Harold J Dickey
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
hjdickey@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Richmond County

Applicant: Consolidated Edison Co of NY Inc
4 Irving Pl Rm 828
New York, NY 10003 -3502
Facility: Con ED-FRESHKILLLS Central S/S
4325 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10314
Application ID: 2-6403-00100/00014
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Project is Located: Staten Island, Richmond County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to upgrade approximately 5,400 feet of 33,000 kV distribution cable to support higher summer load demands. The existing cable is located along a transmission line and railroad right-of-way and crosses tidal wetlands, tidal wetlands adjacent areas, freshwater wetlands and freshwater wetlands adjacent areas. New aerial cable and associated hardware will be installed on existing and new poles and new underground cables will be installed in existing and new ducts. Temporary access roads will be installed in tidal wetlands, tidal wetlands adjacent areas, freshwater wetlands and freshwater wetlands adjacent areas. Limited vegetation clearing is required to gain access to cable spans. Disturbed areas will be restored. The project site is located west of Route 440 from South Avenue to Victory Boulevard, Staten Island.
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:
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 located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 8 2004.
Contact: Harold J Dickey
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
hjdickey@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Bedell LLC
2555 Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314
Facility: Bedell LLC - Blocks 7775 & 7780
Page AVE/BEDELL AVE/CLERMONT Ave
Staten Island, NY 10307
Application ID: 2-6405-00471/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Staten Island, Richmond County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct forty-nine (49) two-family detached houses including internal streets and a private pumping station. Eight of the proposed houses and a potion of Bedell Avenue and Page Avenue are located within the adjacent area of NYSDEC regulated Class I Freshwater Wetland AR-15 (Tottenville). The applicant proposes to establish a deed restricted area of no land alteration containing NYSDEC regulated Freshwater Wetlands and Freshwater Wetlands adjacent area. The project site is bounded by Page Avenue, Bedell Avenue and Cleremont Avenue, Staten Island, Block 7780 and 7775, Lots 1, 9, 21, 29, 185, 188, 191 and 194.

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:
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 located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 23 2004.
Contact: Harold J Dickey
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
hjdickey@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals