Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 11/17/2004

Dutchess County

Applicant: William K Mellors
Facility: Mellors Property
Ackert Hook Rd
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Application ID: 3-1350-00151/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Rhinebeck, Dutchess County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a single family home and associated structures within the State-designated Freshwater Wetland KE-10 and its 100-foot adjacent area (Class II). The project site is located on the north side of Ackert Hook Road, approximately 0.5 mile east of the intersection with NYS Route 9.  The project will involve the clearing of approximately 0.06 acre of the wetland for well construction, and approximately 0.31 acre of the wetland 100-foot adjacent area for construction of the home, driveway, lawn and small portion of the septic system.
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 Dec 3 2004.
Contact: Scott E Sheeley
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Town of Union Vale
249 Duncan Rd
Lagrangeville, NY 12540
Facility: Tymor Farm Recreation Park
Duncan Rd
Lagrangeville, NY 12540
Application ID: 3-1354-00043/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Union Vale, Dutchess County
Project Description:
    The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received an application to re-issue the following EPA minor Private/Commercial/Institutional State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (P/C/I SPDES) permit.  DEC has made a tentative determination to re-issue this permit for a five year term maintaining current effluent limitations and monitoring and reporting requirements.  This permit involves the surface discharge of up to 2,000 gallons per day of treated sanitary waste to the Fishkill Creek.
    Additional information on this permit may be requested from or inspected at the NYSDEC Central Office in Albany.  Substantive comments must be submitted in writing to the contact person.
    SPDES #:  NY 021 9002

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 Dec 17 2004.
Contact: Andrea L Sheeran
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Rockland County

Applicant: Algonquin Gas Co
P O Box 1642
Houston, TX 77251 -1642
Facility: Algonquin Gas: Stony Point Compressor
Lindberg Rd
Stony Point, NY 10980
Application ID: 3-3928-00001/00027
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Stony Point, Rockland County
Project Description:
    The Department has prepared a Draft Permit pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the NYS Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) and Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments and made a tentative determination to approve this application for a Title V Air Permit Renewal.  
    The Algonquin Gas Stony Point Compressor Station facility is located in Stony Point, Rockland County, New York.  This natural gas compressor station is one of many that span the nationwide pipeline grid that provides the necessary pressure increase to maintain the flow of natural gas.  The facility consists of four (4) reciprocating Clark engines, two (2) 46.5 MMBtu/hr Solar Turbines and one (1) 97.7 MMBtu/hr Solar Turbine.  All reciprocating engines and turbines utilize pipeline natural gas as fuel.
    Applicable rules include Parts 201, 227-1, 227-2 and 40 CFR60 Subpart GG.
    The Standard Industrial Classification representative of this facility is 4922 - Natural Gas.
    By acceptance of this permit, the permittee agrees that the permit is contingent upon strict compliance with the ECL, all applicable regulations, the General Conditions specified and any Special Conditions included as part of this permit.
    In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(c), the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)  has the authority to bar issuance of any Title V Facility Permit if it is determined not to be in compliance with applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act or  6NYCRR Part 201.
    Persons wishing to inspect the subject Title V files, including the application with all relevant supporting materials, the draft permit, and all other materials available to the DEC (the "permitting authority") that are relevant to this permitting decision should contact the DEC representative listed below.  It is recommended that an appointment be made to confirm the availability of the subject files.  The DEC will endeavor to make the files available within two (2) business days of contact, during normal business hours (8:30 am through 4:45 pm), unless the requestor wishes to inspect the files at a later date.
    DEC will evaluate the application and the comments received on it to determine whether to hold a public hearing.  A public hearing may be legislative or adjudicatory.  A legislative public hearing is a proceeding which provides an additional opportunity for public comment.  DECís determination to hold a legislative public hearing will be based on whether a significant degree of public interest exists.  If a legislative public hearing is to be held, a Notice of Hearing will be published which will include the time and place of the hearing and submitting comments.   The applicant and all persons who  have filed comments on the permit will be notified by mail of the public hearing.  Comments and requests for a legislative public hearing should be in writing and addressed to the Department representative listed below.
    An adjudicatory public hearing is a trial type proceeding which provides the opportunity for adjudication on the basis of evidence, including direct testimony and cross examination.  An adjudicatory hearing is held only if substantive and significant issues relating to any findings or determinations the Department is required to make pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law exist.  A copy of the Departmentís permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Department web site at:  http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/gudph1.htm.


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 Dec 24 2004.
Contact: Robert J Stanton
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Sullivan County

Applicant: United Mobile Homes Inc
3499 Rt 9 Suite 3C
Freehold, NJ 07728
Facility: Kinnebrook Mobile Home Park
Route 17B & Hamilton Rd
Monticello, NY
Application ID: 3-4846-00144/00009
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Thompson, Sullivan County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application to modify a SPDES permit  to increase an existing surface discharge from 54,000 gallons per day (gpd) to 79,500 gpd of treated sanitary wastewater from the applicant's manufactured housing community, Kinnebrook Mobile Home Park, to Kinne Brook (Class B), in conjunction with the construction of 48 new residential units.  The modification of the SPDES permit will result in an increase in the facility's permitted discharge of 25,500 gpd. The project involves upgrading the facility's wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) by construction of a new aeration tank, clarifier, and aerobic sludge digester tank. In addition, two new stormwater outfalls will be constructed on the western embankment of Kinne Brook in conjunction with construction of new stormwater detention facilities. Kinnebrook Mobile Home Park is located on the south side of NYS Route 17B, approximately  2,000 feet east of Maplewood Garden Road in the Town of Thompson, Sullivan County. A draft permit is available for inspection and comment at the regional 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 performed.
SEQR Lead Agency:
Thompson Town Planning Board
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 Dec 24 2004.
Contact: R Scott Ballard
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Mountain Hill Cottages Inc
C/O Aron Gross
101-33 Nw 24TH Pl
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33322
Facility: Mountain Hill Cottages
Cold Spring Rd
Monticello, NY
Application ID: 3-4846-00323/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Thompson, Sullivan County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a SPDES permit to discharge a maximum volume of 14,000 gallons per day of treated sanitary wastewater from Mountain Hill Cottages into the Bush Kill [DEC Water Index No. D-1-22; Class B(T)].  Mountain Hill Cottages is an existing facility located approximately 1/4 mile north of the Cold Spring Road/Southwoods Drive Intersection. The permittee will be required to maintain records  to verify compliance with the SPDES permit conditions and discharge limits.  A draft SPDES permit (SPDES No. NY0096067) is available for review at the NYSDEC Region 3 office.
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 Dec 17 2004.
Contact: Laurie A Lawrence
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Elaine Plachter
Facility: Crescent Lake Colony
924 Old Liberty Rd
Monticello, NY
Application ID: 3-4846-00330/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Thompson, Sullivan County
Project Description:
The applicant has requested a permit for an existing surface discharge of 5, 880 gallons per day (gpd) of treated sanitary wastewater from an existing 52 person summer bungalow colony known as Crescent Lake Colony, located at 924 Old Liberty Road.  This treated wastewater is discharged to the Tributary of East Mongaup River, Index # D-10-28, Class B(t) during 3 months of the year.  At this time, no modifications to the existing site plan are proposed.

The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) 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.  The application and draft permit, containing N.Y.S. DEC proposed effluent limits and monitoring requirements, are available for public inspection at the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 3, New Paltz office.  As a tentative determination, the Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.  As such, this tentative determination does not signify department approval for or endorsement of the activity for which a permit is sought.

Please refer to this application by the application number listed above and SPDES number: NY0101109.


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 Dec 17 2004.
Contact: Ann M Brooks
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Ulster County

Applicant: James J McCormick
Facility: McCormick Property
Milton Tpke
Plattekill, NY
Application ID: 3-5142-00124/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Plattekill, Ulster County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to develop a single family residence located on the northern side of Milton Turnpike approximately 0.5 miles west of Tuckers Road.  The proposed 12 foot wide driveway access will affect approximately 240 feet of the Adjacent Area of Freshwater Wetland CD-18, Class II.  The proposed dwelling, well, septic system and other structures will be located completely out of the regulated area.    
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 Dec 3 2004.
Contact: Ann M Brooks
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals