Multiregion and Statewide SEQR and Other Notices DEC Hearings

ENB Multiregion and Statewide Completed Applications 03/09/2005

Statewide

Applicant: Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp
284 South Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 -4838
Facility: Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp
Certain Wetlands in Service Area
Chge Service Area, NY
Application ID: 0-0000-01151/00012
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Statewide
Project Description:
CHG&E herbicide request is for routine vegetation management along electric transmission line rights of way, which include some NYSDEC freshwater wetlands.  Procedures would be the same as previous year's Standard Activity Permit application.  A certified applicator will apply Accord and Arsenal via low volume methods to select species and cut stumps, to control tall growth which may otherwise result in interference with transmission lines.  At times these applications will be used within NYSDEC regulated freshwater wetlands; a listing of those wetlands is available on request.     
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:
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: Betsy R Hohenstein
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Multiple Counties

Applicant: Boralex New York Inc
39 Hudson Falls Rd
South Glens Falls, NY 12803
Facility: New York State Dam at WATERFORD/COHOES
Mohawk River Near Confluence With Hudson
WATERFORD/COHOES, NY 12188
Application ID: 0-9999-00068/00007
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Several Counties throughout the State
Project Description:
The Department has drafted a permit for the existing 3000 gallons per day discharge of water used to cool the turbine generator seals at the applicants' hydroelectric facility. The water will be discharged back to the Mohawk River via outfall 001.
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 Apr 8 2005.
Contact: Walter L Haynes
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg SUB-OFFICE
232 Hudson St Ext
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
r5dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Multiregion and Statewide SEQR and Other Notices DEC Hearings