Region 8 SEQR and Other Notices Region 8 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 8 Completed Applications 07/07/2004

Chemung County

Applicant: Chemung County
PO Box 588
Elmira, NY 14902 -0588
Facility: ELMIRA/CORNING Regional Airport
Airport Rd
Elmira, NY 14901
Application ID: 8-0724-00025/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Big Flats, Chemung County
Project Description:
The Department has received a Mined Land Reclamation application from Chemung County for expanded operations at the Elmira - Corning Regional Airport - Airport Mine. The applicant proposes to expand the existing 25 acre life of mine area by 4.9 acres to 29.9 acres.  The project site is located at the Elmira - Corning Regional Airport on the east side of Chambers Road, approximately 300 feet north of Colonial Drive, in the Town of Big Flats, Chemung County.

Operation of the mine will continue surface extraction of sand and gravel, with mining methods and operations presently permitted in the current permit.  Mining is not proposed for below the local water table.  Excavation will be by mechanical equipment, and will remove approximately 175,595 cubic yards of sand and gravel over the 3 year operational life of the mine.  Material will continue to be processed (dry screened) on site.  Maximum truck traffic has been estimated by the applicant to be 12 round trips per hour.  Final reclamation will include replacement of topsoil and seeding with an approved mixture for use as a storm water retention area for the airport.  Hours of operation will be remain Monday through Saturday from 7 AM until 7 PM.

The application is available for review at the Region 8 NYSDEC 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 Aug 9 2004.
Contact: Roger T McDonough
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East AVON-LIMA Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
r8dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Genesee County

Applicant: Richard Moore Excavating
5378 Horseshoe Lk
Batavia, NY 14020 -9619
Facility: Richard Moore Excavating Pit
Batavia - Byron Rd
Stafford, NY 14411
Application ID: 8-1844-00009/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Stafford, Genesee County
Project Description:
The Department has received a Mined Land Reclamation application from Richard Moore Excavating for expanded operations at the Richard Moore Excavating Pit.  The applicant proposes to expand the existing 13 acre life of mine area by 4.5 acres to 17.5 acres.  The project site is located on the east side of Batavia - Byron Road on a 29 acre property approximately 200 feet north of the intersection of School Road.

Operation of the mine will continue surface extraction of sand and gravel, with mining methods and operations as presently permitted.  Mining is not proposed for below the local water table.  Excavation will be by mechanical equipment, and will remove approximately 150,000 cubic yards of sand and gravel over the remaining operational life of the mine.  Material will continue to be processed (dry screened) on site.  Maximum truck traffic has been estimated by the applicant to be 15 round trips per day.  Final reclamation will include replacement of topsoil and seeding with an approved mixture for use as agricultural land.

The application is available for review at the Region 8 NYSDEC 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 Aug 9 2004.
Contact: Roger T McDonough
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East AVON-LIMA Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
r8dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Monroe County

Applicant: TRA-MAC Associates Inc
55 Allied Way
Hilton, NY 14468
Facility: Former Lechase C&D Debris Landfill
North of 4232 West Ridge Rd
Rochester, NY 14626
Application ID: 8-2628-00706/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management
Project is Located: Greece, Monroe County
Project Description:
An application has been received by the Department for the reclamation of the former Raymond LeChase Construction and Demolition (C&D) Debris Landfill located north of 4232 West Ridge Road in the Town of Greece.  This project involves the controlled excavation of material from the 6 acre disposal area.  The majority of material contained on the site is C&D debris, masonry/concrete, and tree waste/landclearing debris.   The excavation will be phased over 40 individual plots.  The excavated material will be separated and tested to determine if it is acceptable for replacement into the landfill. Unacceptable materials will be transported off site for proper disposal.  The Department has made a tentative decision to approve this application and is seeking public comment prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.
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 Jul 23 2004.
Contact: Lisa M Porter
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East AVON-LIMA Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
r8dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Seneca County

Applicant: Rebecca G Frank
Facility: Frank Property
560 Harbour Ln
Waterloo, NY 13165
Application ID: 8-4538-00057/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Waterloo, Seneca County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to construct a 125 foot long vertical block wall along the Cayuga-Seneca Canal within the 100 foot Adjacent Area of of NYS DEC regulated Freshwater Wetland GN-49 (Class II).  The project area is currently maintained as lawn with some small rip rap shore protection.  Application materials are available for public review and comment at the NYS DEC Regional Headquarters.


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 Jul 23 2004.
Contact: Jenny A Landry
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East AVON-LIMA Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
r8dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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