Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 05/26/2004

Saratoga County

Applicant: NYS Electric & Gas Corp
PO Box 5224-KIRKWOOD Industrial Park
Binghamton, NY 13902 -5224
Facility: Bailey Hill Regulator Station
Intersection of Routes 146, 4 & 32
Mechanicville, NY
Application ID: 5-4138-00163/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Halfmoon, Saratoga County
Project Description:
Proposed construction of an electric regulator station in the adjacent area of Freshwater Wetland ME-17 (class II).  Work includes excavation of a 20 by 30 foot area, and installation of two 35 foot poles to connect to an existing transmission line.  A chain-link fence will be installed around the equipment.  The project will improve electric reliability in the Mechanicville area.  The site is located directly south of the intersection of Route 146 and Routes 4 & 32, Town of Halfmoon.
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 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 Jun 11 2004.
Contact: W Richard Speidel
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg SUB-OFFICE
232 Hudson St Ext
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
r5dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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