Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 04/07/2004

Albany County

Applicant: Ravena Coeymans Selkirk Ctl Sch Dist
26 Thatcher St
Selkirk, NY 12158 -1763
Facility: Junior Senior High Schools Campus
Rt 9W
Ravena, NY 12143
Application ID: 4-0124-00017/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Coeymans, Albany County
Project Description:
The Department has made a determination under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law to approve this application for a modification to an existing permit to discharge 30,218gpd to Mosher Brook from the Ravena Coeymans Selkirk Central Schools. The modification involves adding one outfall (2,138 gpd pool filter outfall) to the existing outfalls (24,000gpd of domestic sanitary waste and 4,080gpd of floor and trench drain waste) for a total of 3 outfalls at 30,218gpd. The tentative determination indicates that the discharge regulated under this statute is considered to satisfy regulatory standards for permit issuance, based on information available to the Department at this time. As a tentative determination, the Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance. As such, this tentative determination does not signify Department approval for or endorsement of the activity for which a permit is sought or for the overall proposed project. A Draft Permit is available for inspection and comment at the Regional Office. The project is located on Route 9W in the Town of Coeymans, Albany County. SPDES # NY 010 2962.
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:
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 May 7 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

Applicant: Capital Compost & Waste Reduction Services LLC
22 Simmons Ln
Albany, NY 12204 -2714
Facility: Capital Compost & Waste Reduction Services
22 Simmons Ln
Menands, NY 12204
Application ID: 4-0126-00403/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management
Project is Located: Colonie, Albany County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to increase the permitted annual Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) transfer rate from 35,900 tons per year to 51,480 tons per year. The Capital Compost Facility is located at 22 Simmons Lane, just north of the Waste Treatment Facility, in the Village of Menands, Albany County.
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:
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 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: Thomas P Haley
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
tphaley@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Columbia County

Applicant: Toby Lynn Valentino
Facility: Valentino Property
Lot 273 Island Dr
Copake, NY
Application ID: 4-1032-00145/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Copake, Columbia County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a 30' x 34' single family residence on Lot #273 located on Island Drive, on Robinson Pond, Copake, NY.  The 3-4 bedroom house will be constructed in the adjacent area of Freshwater Wetland CO-3 (Robinson Pond) and will be located approximately 65' from the shoreline of Robinson Pond.  The project also involves the construction of a 10' wide deck on the lake side of the house approximately 55' from shoreline and a new septic system on the north side of the lot which is located outside of the adjacent area of the wetland.
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 23 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

Delaware County

Applicant: Eklund Farm Machinery Inc
PO Box 218
Stamford, NY 12167
Facility: Eklund Gravel Pit
Co Rt 18
Stamford, NY 12167
Application ID: 4-1252-00197/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Stamford, Delaware County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to operate a 4.5 acre life of mine surface unconsolidated gravel mine.  The gravel will be used for agricultural road improvements by the landowner and for retail use.  On-site processing will consist of a screener for separation of product.  A new haul road will be constructed from the pit to County Route 18. Final reclamation will return the site to pasture for dairy cattle.   The site is located east of State Route 10, approximately 1/2 mile north of Peters Road and State Route 10 intersection.  
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 May 7 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: Rainbow Enterprises Inc
4869 State Route 28
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Facility: Cooperstown Holiday Inn Express
East Side NYS Rte 28 North of Commons Commercial Complex
Hartwick, NY
Application ID: 4-3632-00097/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Hartwick, Otsego County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tenative determination to approve this application for a new SPDES permit (SPDES #NY-0261335) to allow the subsurface discharge of up to 10,040 gallons per day of sanitary waste.  Wastewater treatment will consist of a septic tank with on-site infiltration  The proposed system will serve a 74 unit business hotel.  The project is located on the east side of  State Route 28, south of the hamlet of Hyde Park and north of the hamlet of Hartwick Seminary.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is an Unlisted Action. Mitigation measure required by the Lead Agency will modify the proposed action so that no significant adverse environmental impacts will result. A conditioned Negative Declaration is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency:
Hartwick Town Planning 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 May 7 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: Cooperstown Marine Sales Co Inc
10 Fair Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Facility: Cooperstown Marine Sales Co Inc
10 Fair Street
Cooperstown, NY
Application ID: 4-3650-00186/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Otsego, Otsego County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to remove an existing single dock and replace it with a two-sided dock  for docking of a tour boat and to perform maintenance dredging of approximately 173 cubic yards of material from the same dock area in Otsego Lake/FWW CP-30.  The project is located at 10 Fair Street, in the Village of Cooperstown.
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 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 23 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: Erwin Smith
Facility: Erwin Smith Gravel Bank
NYS Rt 7 Near Lovers Lane Rd
Unadilla, NY
Application ID: 4-3662-00093/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Unadilla, Otsego County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to operate a 5.8 acre life-of-mine surface unconsolidated sand and gravel mine of which the entire 5.8 acres will be authorized to be disturbed during the initial permit term. Mining will be conducted in three phases.  Reclamation will commence after phase 1 operations are complete.   The operation will include on-site screening of material using a portable screener.  The project is located off State Route 7 , east of Lovers Lane approximately one mile west of the hamlet of Wells Bridge.
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 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 May 7 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

Rensselaer County

Applicant: Town of Pittstown
Rd 2 Box 50
Valley Falls, NY 12185 -9802
Facility: Pittstown - T Sandbank
Clum Road
Valley Falls, NY 12185
Application ID: 4-3836-00008/00004
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Pittstown, Rensselaer County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to renew an existing mining permit for the Pittstown Sand Bank, operated by the Town of Pittstown, and to reconfigure the life of mine area, resulting in an addition of 5.2 acres, for a total life of mine of 18.2 acres.  The site is located on Sand Bank Road in the Town of Pittstown, Rensselaer County.  MLF #407-2-30-0227.
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 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 May 7 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