Region 7 SEQR and Other Notices Region 7 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 7 Completed Applications 10/27/2004

Onondaga County

Applicant: Onondaga County
1100 Civic Ctr
421 Montgomery St
Syracuse, NY 13202
Facility: Onondaga Co Wetzel Road STP
Wetzel Rd
Syracuse, NY 13204
Application ID: 7-3124-00019/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES
Project is Located: Clay, Onondaga County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve an application from the Onondaga County Department of Drainage and Sanitation for the Seneca River discharge from the Wetzel Road Wastewater Treatment Plant located in the Town of Clay, Onondaga County.  The aged plant is to be upgraded and the new facility will double in capacity from 3.5 MGD to 7.0 MGD with the ability to handle peak flows up to 12.5 MGD.  The upgrades include a new influent building with updated screen and grit removal equipment, primary settling, biological treatment for CBOD5 and ammonia removal using a two-stage biological aerated filter system, tertiary effluent filtration, UV disinfection and post-aeration.  The application and draft permit are available for review in the Syracuse Office.
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:
Onondaga County
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 Nov 26 2004.
Contact: Joseph M Dlugolenski
NYSDEC Region 7 Headquarters
615 Erie Boulevard West
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315)426-7438
r7dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Oswego County

Applicant: Town of Hastings
1134 Us Rt 11
Central Square, NY 13036
Facility: County Route 38 Gravel Pit
Intersection of Us Route 11 and County Rte 38
Central Square, NY 13036
Application ID: 7-3532-00145/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Hastings, Oswego County
Project Description:
The Town of Hastings proposes a 12 acre sand and gravel mine on a 16.45 acre parcel of land owned by the Town and located approx. 0.5 miles south-east of Hastings.  The majority of the proposed mine site has been affected previously by mining activity.  All mining will be performed outside the nearby state wetland and its 100 foot buffer.  The site shall be reclaimed as an open water pond.  The application is available for review in the Syracuse Office
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:
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 Nov 26 2004.
Contact: Joseph M Dlugolenski
NYSDEC Region 7 Headquarters
615 Erie Boulevard West
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315)426-7438
r7dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Tioga County

Applicant: Roger Steen
Facility: Steen Mine
Rt 434, 1MILE East of Pennsylvania Ave Intersection
Owego, NY
Application ID: 7-4930-00177/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Owego, Tioga County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to surface mine unconsolidated sand and gravel within a 1.54 acre life-of-mine facility, on an 8.5 acre parcel of land owned by the applicant.  There will be no processing facilites on site.  The site will be reclaimed as a relatively flat lot which can be used for commercial or residential development.  This project is located along Route 434 in the Town of Owego, Tioga County approximately 1 mile east of the intersection of Pennsylvania Ave. and Route 434.
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 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 Nov 26 2004.
Contact: John H Feltman
NYSDEC Region 7 Headquarters
615 Erie Boulevard West
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315)426-7438
r7dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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