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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 06/16/2004

Greene County

Applicant: Greene Co Soil & Water Conservation Dist
Hc 3 Box 907
Cairo, NY 12413 -9502
Facility: Clark & Lawrence Properties
Sr 23 at Cr 17 - Along Batavia Kill
Ashland, NY
Application ID: 4-1920-00083/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Ashland, Greene County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to conduct four experimental management treatments to determine an effective treatment method for management of the invasive species, Japanese knotweed.  The project will be conducted along sections of the northern streambank of the Batavia Kill at two separate properties.  The treatments consist of a series of plots of knotweed at the top of the streambank of the Batavia Kill, which will be subject to the following different management treatments: frequent mowing; limited excavation and planting native species, limited excavation with planting of native species with weed barrier; and herbicide injection. The results of this study will be developed into a brochure for landowners for effective management treatments for knotweed.  The project is located at the Batavia Kill, south of State Route 23 and east and west of County Route 17.
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 Jul 2 2004.
Contact: Martha A Wood
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford SUB-OFFICE
65561 State Highway 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Rensselaer County

Applicant: Snyders Lake Community Corporation
37 Lynette Blvd
Kingston, NY 12401
Facility: Snyders Lake
Pershing Ave & Geiser Rd
Wynantskill, NY
Application ID: 4-3832-00073/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: North Greenbush, Rensselaer County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to apply Aquathol-K to 15 acres of a 110 acre waterbody (Snyder's Lake) for the control of Eurasian Watermilfoil.  Application is proposed for the southwestern corner of the lake, along Geiser Road, across the lake from the town beach at Snyder's Lake, Town of North Greenbush, Rensselaer 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 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 Jul 2 2004.
Contact: Nancy M Adams
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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