Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 09/15/2004

Delaware County

Applicant: Tompkins Bluestone Co Inc
PO Box 776 Tar Hollow Rd
Hancock, NY 13783 -0776
Facility: Franklin Square Quarry
Morrison Brook Rd
Hancock, NY
Application ID: 4-1236-00447/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Hancock, Delaware County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to operate a 5 acre Bluestone Mine within a 1,157 acre parcel on Morrison Brook Road in the Town of Hancock. Mining activities will include the use of mechanical equipment and blasting to remove overburden and bluestone. Product will be moved to storage areas within the Life of Mine Boundary for separation, sorting and palletizing. No other processing of stone material will take place on site. A previously existing unpermitted 1 acre mine is to be incorporated within the mine boundary.
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:
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 Oct 15 2004.
Contact: Kent P Sanders
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford SUB-OFFICE
65561 State Highway 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Daniel Galliduani
Facility: Galliduani Property
Thompson Hollow
New Kingston, NY 12459
Application ID: 4-1246-00143/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Middletown, Delaware County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to rechannel approximately 75 feet of Thompson Hollow stream to stop the migration of the stream into a driveway.  Stone rip rap will be placed along three outside bends of the newly formed channel to control erosion.  The site is located on New Kingston Mountain Road approximately 1/4 mile south of the Roxbury/Middletown 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 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 Oct 1 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

Montgomery County

Applicant: Rifenburg Construction Inc
T J Lyons
159 Brick Church Rd
Troy, NY 12180 -9643
Facility: Rifenburg Pit #2
Rt 5 & Kennedy Rd
St Johnsville, NY 13452
Application ID: 4-2738-00001/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: St Johnsville, Montgomery County
Project Description:
The permittee proposes to modify the permit for the existing Rifenburg Pit #2 by expanding the life-of-mine area by 20.7 acres.  The total life-of-mine area will be 58.9 acres.  The permittee is also proposing to modify the hours of operations at the mine.  In addition to the current weekday hours, the permittee is proposing to operate on Saturday from 7 AM - 3 PM.  The mine is located south of SR 5, near the intersection with Kennedy 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 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 Oct 15 2004.
Contact: Angelo A Marcuccio
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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