Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 07/21/2004

Allegany County

Applicant: Belvidere Trust
PO Box 162
Belmont, NY 14813
Facility: Belvidere Villa
Allegany County Rte 20/ East of Genesee River
Belmont, NY 14813
Application ID: 9-0232-00039/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Angelica, Allegany County
Project Description:
The project involves the installation of erosion protection measures in approximately 3,000 linear feet of the Genesee River to protect the Belvidere Villa Homestead, a registered historic site. The project includes the realignment of approximately 1,000 linear feet of the river low-flow channel, to about 300 feet to the south of an eroding high bank with construction of a bench along the high bank; installation of 1325 feet of rock riprap along the north bank, including the toe of the bench and the mouth of a small tributary; the installation of three rock grad stabilizers in the river and one in the tributary; the installation of four bendway weirs and the installation of anchored tree revetments. A culverted driveway will also be constructed across the confluence of an oxbow (bayou) with the river to facilitate construction and future maintenance. The project site is upstream (south) of Allegany Couny Route 20, Gibson Hill Road.
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 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 Aug 6 2004.
Contact: Kenneth C Taft
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Chautauqua County

Applicant: Town of Chautauqua
11 South Erie St
Mayville, NY 14757 -1111
Facility: Chautauqua Heights Water District
Rt 430
Dewittville, NY 14701
Application ID: 9-0628-00271/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply
Project is Located: Chautauqua, Chautauqua County
Project Description:
Creation of the new Chautauqua Heights Water District and acquisition of the existing water supply facilities and distribution system from the Chautauqua Lake Estates, to serve residents of Chautauqua Lake Estates, Point Chautauqua, Snider Trust, and the Villas at Chautauqua Point and also Camelot Golf Course.  The Chautauqua Heights Water District will serve a total of 237 existing and 17 planned units, most of which are seasonal condominiums and townhouses.  Average summertime daily demand is estimated at 36,200 gallons per day with a peak daily demand of 96,300 gallons per day.  System improvements are limited to upgrading the water treatment plant, which withdraws water from Chautauqua Lake.

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:
Chautauqua Town Board
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 Aug 6 2004.
Contact: Mary E Hohmann
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Town of Chautauqua
11 South Erie St
Mayville, NY 14757 -1111
Facility: Chautauqua Heights Sewer District
Rt 430
Chautauqua, NY
Application ID: 9-0628-00275/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES
Project is Located: Chautauqua, Chautauqua County
Project Description:
    The applicant proposes an existing discharge of 60,000 gallons per day of treated (activated sludge secondary clarifier, tertiary sand filter and chlorination system) sanitary wastewater and water treatment plant backwash to Chautauqua Lake from the Chautauqua Heights Wastewater Treatment Plant.   The wastewater treatment plant was recently acquired from Chautauqua Lake Estates and will serve the newly created Chautauqua Heights Sewer District.  
    The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a permit for a State Pollutant Discharge 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 tentative determination, the Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance. 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. In commenting, please refer to this application by application number listed above and the SPDES number NY0269450.

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:
Chautauqua Town Board
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 Aug 20 2004.
Contact: Mary E Hohmann
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Erie County

Applicant: Kenneth Heiler
Facility: Colden Inn
8815 Colden State Rd
Colen, NY 14033
Application ID: 9-1434-00099/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Colden, Erie County
Project Description:
The Department has prepared a draft permit (NY0269484) and made a tentative determination to approve the discharge of 1,500 gallons per day of treated sanitary waste water to the West Branch Cazenovia Creek which has a classification of B and a standard of B.  A copy of the application and the draft permit are available for review and comment at the regional office during normal business hours.

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 Aug 20 2004.
Contact: Douglas E Borschel
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Niagara County

Applicant: Sgl Carbon LLC
6200 Niagara Falls Blvd
PO Box 667
Niagara Falls, NY 14302 -0667
Facility: Sgl Carbon LLC
6200 Niagara Falls Blvd
Niagara Falls, NY 14304 -0667
Application ID: 9-2911-00038/00028
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Niagara Falls, Niagara County
Project Description:
The Department has drafted and made a tentative determination to issue a modified SPDES Permit No. NY-0000906 for an existing discharge of stormwater runoff from eight outfalls into the Niagara River via Pikes Creek and City of Niagara Falls storm sewers.  The draft permit modification regulates several new outfalls.  Outfalls 003, 005, 007, 008, and 009 have been added in response to the permittee's July 9, 1992 and February 6, 1997 stormwater permit applications.  All of the water quality based effluent limits have been deleted from the draft permit modification.  A short term monitoring program required in the draft permit modification will provide a basis for determining whether additional permit limits are needed.  The permittee's plant is located at 5700 Niagara Falls Boulevard.  
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:
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 23 2004.
Contact: Jeffrey E Dietz
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Wyoming County

Applicant: Keith Herrmann
Facility: Keith Herrmann Gravel Pit
NYS Rt 19
Covington, NY
Application ID: 9-5628-00024/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Covington, Wyoming County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes mining of sand and gravel with processing by a small portable crusher that has a capacity of less than 150 tons per hour, on 9.9 acres of land.  The anticipated life of mine is 10 years and the reclamation objective is agriculture.  The proposal is located north of NYS Route 19, approximately 3,900 feet west of the intersection of NYS Route 19 and Silver Lake 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 Aug 20 2004.
Contact: Mary E Hohmann
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals