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ENB Multiregion and Statewide Completed Applications 10/06/2004

Multiple Counties

Applicant: Fortis Us Energy Corp
7659 Lyonsdale Rd
Lyons Falls, NY 13368
Facility: Dolgeville Hydroelectric Dam
East Canada Creek
Dolgeville, NY 13329
Application ID: 0-9999-00102/00013
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Several Counties throughout the State
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to dredge 1,300 cubic yards of accumulated material from the intake structure at the Dolgeville hydroelectric dam on East Canada Creek. East Canada Creek (Watershed Index Number H-240-144) is a class C, standards C(T) waterbody. In addition, approximately 300 cubic yards of material will be removed from the tailrace. An area approximately 6,000 square feet will be disturbed by the dredging. This maintenance dredging has historically been authorized and accomplished under previously issued but currently expired permits.
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 22 2004.
Contact: Patrick M Clearey
NYSDEC Region 6 Utica SUB-OFFICE
State Office Bldg - 207 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
(315)793-2555
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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