Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 02/23/2005

Orange County

Applicant: Mehlon Trucking Inc
PO Box 519
Wallkill, NY 12589
Facility: Kings Hill Rd Shale Mine
Rock Cut Rd Intersection Kings Hill Rd
Walden, NY 12586
Application ID: 3-3342-00022/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Montgomery, Orange County
Project Description:
    Applicant proposes to operate an 18.1 acre shale mine within a 159.9 acre parcel located east of Plains Road and north of Kings Hill Road.  A four acre portion of this proposed site has been mined previously under a permit issued by NYSDEC.  It is estimated that approximately 820,000 cubic yards of material will be removed. Processing ( crushing and screening ) of material is proposed using portable equipment. Blasting will be required approximately twice a month.  Hours of operation will be 8 am to 4.30 pm Monday - Friday and 8 am to 3.30 pm on Saturdays.    
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. The report of the survey is on file. No 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 Mar 25 2005.
Contact: Alexander F Ciesluk, Jr
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Putnam County

Applicant: Patterson Materials Corp
20 Haarlem Ave
White Plains, NY 10603 -2223
Facility: Patterson Quarry
Burdick Rd - N End Off Rt 311
Patterson, NY 12563
Application ID: 3-3724-00017/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Patterson, Putnam County
Project Description:
Patterson Materials Corporation has requested  modification of its existing Mined Land Reclamation permit for its Patterson Quarry to increase the depth of the quarry floor from its current elevation at or about 285 + feet above mean sea level (AMSL) to a final floor elevation of 150 + feet AMSL.  No lateral expansion of excavation is proposed.  In addition, the Corporation has modified its mining plan to include existing areas affected previously by mine-related activities, including stockpile areas and haul roads, consistent with NYSDEC requirements. These areas total approximately 17.8 acres and will be subject to reclamation. The reclamation plan for the quarry excavation area remains unchanged, ie. a 32.6 acre lake with a surface elevation estimated at 434-439 feet AMSL. The quarry is located on the north side of NYS Route 311, approximately 3,600 feet west of its intersection with NYS Route 22.
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 Mar 25 2005.
Contact: Alexander F Ciesluk, Jr
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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