Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 04/14/2004

Columbia County

Applicant: Merrill K Johnson
Facility: Dr Merrill Johnson Animal Hospital
1959 Rt 9H
Hudson, NY 12534
Application ID: 4-1038-00010/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Ghent, Columbia 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 up to 600 gallons per day of treated sanitary waste to the Widows Creek tributary.
    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 5206
           
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 14 2004.
Contact: Andrea L Sheeran
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
alsheera@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: NYS Office of Parks, Rec & Hist Preserv
Agency Bldg 1
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12238
Facility: NYS Olana Historic Site
5720 Rt 9G
Hudson, NY 12534
Application ID: 4-1040-00020/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Greenport, Columbia 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 5,000 gallons per day of treated sanitary waste to an unnamed Hudson River tributary.
    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 008 6321
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 14 2004.
Contact: Andrea L Sheeran
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
alsheera@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Livingston Pumper Company No 1 Inc
PO Box 77
Livingston, NY 12541
Facility: Livingston Pumper Company Number 1 Addition
2855 NYS Rt 9
Livingston, NY
Application ID: 4-1046-00094/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Livingston, Columbia County
Project Description:
Applicant proposes a discharge of up to 200 gallons per dayof treated wastewater to an on-site pond located adjacent to Mud Creek.  Project involves the replacement of an existing garage with a new 66' x 120' garage to house fire trucks and equipment.  The floor of the garage will be equipped with floor drains which will direct wastewater from trucks to a 750 gal. oil/water separator before it is discharged to an on-site pond and ultimately to Mud Creek.  Garage will not be used for vehicle maintenance and no soap will be used to wash trucks.  Project is located at at the Livingston Pumber Company No. 1, 2855 NYS Route 9, Town of Livingston, Columbia County.
The Department has made a tentative determination to isue a permit for a State Pollutant Dishcarge Elimination System Permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law.  This 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 tenative 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 Region 4 Office.
Refer to this application by Application Number listed above and SPDES Number NY-0268542.
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 May 14 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: Star Stone Quarries Inc
4040 South 300 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Facility: Sidney Quarry
130 Old Town Road
Sidney, NY
Application ID: 4-1242-00105/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Masonville, Delaware County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to operate a 5 acre life of mine bluestone mine of which the entire 5 acres will be authorized to be disturbed during the initial permit term.  The stone will be excavated both manually and by mechanical equipment.  There will be no drilling, blasting, or use of explosives to excavate the bluestone.  Final reclamation of the site will return the site to near its original contour, vegetation, and use as forestry and/or agricultural in nature.  The project is located at 130 Town Road, south of the Village of Sidney, just south of the Masonville/Sidney town line.
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 14 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

Greene County

Applicant: Bert Guido
Facility: Guido Property
Platte Clove Road
Elka Park, NY 12427
Application ID: 4-1936-00079/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Hunter, Greene County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a bridge over Tributary 157 of the Schoharie Creek which is within Freshwater Wetland K-9, at the site of an existing crossing, to provide access to owner's adjoining lot for recreational purposes.  The project is located off County Route 16 at Dale Lane Road.  
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 30 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

Schoharie County

Applicant: Colonial Park Enterprises LLC
PO Box 130
Howes Cave, NY 12092 -0130
Facility: Warnerville Trailer Court
Route 7 Opposite Mickle Rd
Warnerville, NY 12187
Application ID: 4-4340-00025/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Richmondville, Schoharie County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this SPDES application to replace an existing subsurface sewage disposal system with a new sanitary septic system with a design flow of 8000 gallons per day, ultraviolet disinfection, a recirculating sand filter, and a surface water discharge  to Cobleskill Creek, a class C stream.   This system will serve the Warnerville Trailer Park.  The project is located off State Route 7 in the hamlet of Warnerville, approximately 1/4 mile west of the Warnerville Cutoff Road (CR 23a).  A draft SPDES permit (SPDES #NY-0262781)  is available for review at the Stamford 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 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 May 14 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

Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals