Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 04/07/2004

Jefferson County

Applicant: John Vespa Inc
19626 Overlook Drive
Watertown, NY 13601 -5443
Facility: Fdg #1
Old Rome State Road
Hounsfield, NY 13685
Application ID: 6-2238-00043/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Jefferson County
Project Description:
This Department has received a request to issue a permit and has drafted an Article 19(Air Pollution Control) of the Environmental Conservation Law, an Air State Facility Permit, at the John Vespa, Inc. Old Rome State Road quarry located in the Town of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  This existing facility is engaged in mining and processing of nonmetallic minerals.  The Standard Industrial Classification representative of this facility is 1422, Crushed and Broken Limestone.

The facility consists of three crushers, four hopper/grizzly feeders, two dry screens, one wash screen, and several conveyors.

Facility Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) emissions are capped below Title V and Major Source thresholds.

The facility is subject to New Source Performance Standard 40 CFR 60 Subpart OOO, Standards of Performance for Nonmetallic Mineral Processing Plants; 6 NYCRR Part 225, Fuel Composition and Use - Sulfur Limitations; and 6 NYCRR Part 227, Stationary Combustion Installations.
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 May 7 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

Applicant: John Vespa Inc
19626 Overlook Drive
Watertown, NY 13601 -5443
Facility: Vespa Sand & Gravel Pit
State & Overlook
Watertown, NY 13601
Application ID: 6-2258-00025/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Jefferson County
Project Description:
This Department has received a request to issue a permit and has drafted an Article 19( Air Pollution Control) of the Environmental Conservation Law, an Air State Facility Permit, at the John Vespa Inc. Overlook Drive Sand and Gravel Pit located in the Town of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  This existing facility is engaged in mining and processing of nonmetallic minerals.  The Standard Industrial Classification representative of this facility is 1422, Crushed and Broken Limestone.

The facility consists of two crushers, one dry screen, one wet screen, one surge bin, several conveyors, and two exempt diesel powered generators (under 400 horsepower).

Facility Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) emissions are capped below Title V and Major Source thresholds.

The facility is subject to New Source Performance Standard 40 CFR 60 Subpart OOO, Standards of Performance for Nonmetallic Mineral Processing Plants; 6 NYCRR Part 225, Fuel Composition and Use - Sulfur Limitations; and 6 NYCRR Part 227, Stationary Combustion Installations.
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 May 7 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

Applicant: Watertown Sand and Gravel
24471 NYS Rte 12
Watertown, NY 13601
Facility: Colwell Bros Inc Mine
Gifford Street Road
Watertown, NY 13601
Application ID: 6-2258-00044/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Jefferson County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to expand a 47 acre sand and gravel mine to include an additional 59.5 acres.  The mine is located approximately 1 mile South of the City of Watertown, with access 1'000 feet Northeast of the intersection of Gifford Street Road and Gotham Street Road.  It is further located East of Gotham Street Road (NYS Route 12), West of Overlook Drive and North of East Gotham Street Road.  Much of the site has been affected by previous mining activity over many years.  Three acres will be reclaimed during the proposed five year permit term.  There are no plans to mine within the proposed expansion area during the next five year permit term.
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 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: 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

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