Region 8 SEQR and Other Notices Region 8 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 8 Completed Applications 03/31/2004

Chemung County

Applicant: City of Elmira
317 East Church St
Elmira, NY 14901 -2718
Facility: Link Rd Connector
Lake St to Grand Central Ave
Elmira, NY
Application ID: 8-0704-00059/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Elmira, Chemung County
Project Description:
The City of Elmira proposes to construct the Link Road Connector between Grand Central Ave. and Lake St. in the City of Elmira and within a portion of the 100 foot adjacent area of the Class II  Freshwater Wetland, EL-1, to make improvements to the Flood Control structures in the area and to construct a multi use trail on the existing unimproved maintenance road within FWW EL-1.

The file is avalable for review in the Region 8 office located at 6274 Wast Avon - Lima Rd., Avon.
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:
Elmira City Council
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 Apr 16 2004.
Contact: Christine Setari
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East AVON-LIMA Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
casetari@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Chemung County
PO Box 588
Elmira, NY 14902 -0588
Facility: Chemung Co Park Sta Recreation Area
Park Station Rd
Erin, NY 10000
Application ID: 8-0732-00001/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Erin, Chemung County
Project Description:
    The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received an application to re-issue the following EPA minor Private/Commercial/Institutional State Pollutant 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 24,000 gallons per day of treated sanitary waste to the Newtown 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 hearing or both must be submitted in writing to the contact person.
    SPDES Number:  NY 009 7004
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 30 2004.
Contact: Andrea L Sheeran
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167

Monroe County

Applicant: Cor Holt Road Company LLC
540 Towne Dr
Fayetteville, NY 13066
Facility: Towne Center at Webster
Between Rts 104 & 404, West of Holt Rd
Webster, NY 14580
Application ID: 8-2654-00319/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Webster, Monroe County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to develop approximately 92.3 acres for comercial/retail use on property located bewteen Holt Rd. and Rodge Rd. in the Town of Webster, Monroe County.  The project will involve placing fill in several federal wetlands and the relocation of approximately 1,700 lineal feet of a tributary to Mill Creek (O-100-3).  An additional 700 lineal feet of stream will be created by this project.

The file is available for review at the Region 8 Headquaters located at 6274 East Avon - Lima Rd., Avon, NY.

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
A draft environmental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency:
Webster Town Planning Board
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 Apr 15 2004.
Contact: Christine Setari
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East AVON-LIMA Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
casetari@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Steuben County

Applicant: Blades Construction Products Corp
PO Box 590
7610 County Route 65
Hornell, NY 14843 -0590
Facility: BLADES/AMIDON Gravel Pit
Ashbaugh Rd
Hartsville, NY
Application ID: 8-4648-00001/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Hartsville, Steuben County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes a modification to the current mining permit for the Blades / Amidon sand and gravel mine.   The mine will continue to operate as a traditional surface extraction of sand and gravel.  Processing of material will be done on-site using a portable crusher and screen.  No wash plant operation is proposed.  The modification will provide for the construction of earthen berms to further isolate mining and processing areas, allow an additional 30 feet of excavation below the current mine floor, and will increase the number of daily truck trips from the mine to an allowable maximum of 160 loads per day.  The mine site is east of Co. Route 64, between C.R. 64 and Morton Hill Road. The current reviewed life-of-mine area is 30.3 acres.

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 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 30 2004.
Contact: John L Cole
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East AVON-LIMA Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
jlcole@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 8 SEQR and Other Notices Region 8 SPDES Renewals