Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 03/09/2005

Essex County

Applicant: Town of Lewis
Town Hall Rt 9
Lewis, NY 12950
Facility: Town of Lewis Water District # 1
Wells Hill Rd
Lewis, NY 12950
Application ID: 5-1532-00028/00006
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply
Project is Located: Lewis, Essex County
Project Description:
The proposal is to extend water supply and distribution mains of the Town of Lewis Water District #1 into its Extension #1 and take a supply of water in amounts estimated to average 26,800 gallons per day to serve the proposed Essex County Public Safety Building and existing NYSEG property, from two existing drilled wells located on Rt. 9, north of the Hamlet of Lewis.    Project to include installation of 6,000 linear feet of 8 inch diameter ductile iron watermain along Stowersville Road, and associated valves, fire hydrants, and appurtenances. The Town is also proposing construction of a 300,000 gallon water tank to be located south of the intersection of Wells Hill and Goff Roads. WSA #10738.
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:
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 Mar 28 2005.
Contact: Michael J McMurray
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
1115 NYS Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
r5dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Essex County
7551 Court St
PO Box 217
Elizabethtown, NY 12932 -0217
Facility: Essex County Public Safety Building
Cr 12|WEST of I-87 Exit 32
Lewis, NY
Application ID: 5-1532-00059/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Lewis, Essex County
Project Description:
    The applicant proposes a new discharge of 16,600 gallons per day of treated sanitary wastewater to groundwaters (Class GA) from a preliminary mechanical bar screen structure, followed by septic tanks and absorption beds with pressure distribution treatment system at the applicant's facility located at Stowersville Road, west of Route I-87 where the applicant proposes to Construct the Essex County Public Safety Building which would house a 120 bed County Correctional Facility, Sheriffs’s Department Offices and a State Police Substation.
    The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a permit for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System 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.  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 or for the overall proposed project.  
    Refer to this application by application number listed above and SPDES number, NY-025 6234.
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:
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 Apr 8 2005.
Contact: Michael J McMurray
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
1115 NYS Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
r5dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Franklin County

Applicant: James W Johnston
Facility: Johnston Property
Cook Road
Burke, NY 12917
Application ID: 5-1632-00021/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Burke, Franklin County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes a modification to the previously issued mining permit for the existing 4.9 acre sand and gravel mine, located 3,500 feet east of the Cook Road/County Route 36 intersection, and 1,500 feet to the north of Cook Road, on property owned by Romeo Thibeault.  The modificaton involves the addition of occassional on-site processing, using a portable crusher and screener if/when needed at an estimate of two to three days per year.  All other operational parameters of the mine site remain as previously authorized.
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:
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 Apr 8 2005.
Contact: Denise M Wagner
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
1115 NYS Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
r5dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Saratoga County

Applicant: Constantine Construction & Farm Inc
564 Albany Shaker Rd
Loudonville, NY 12211 -2118
Facility: Constantine Construction and Farm Mine
Button Rd
Halfmoon, NY
Application ID: 5-4138-00004/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Halfmoon, Saratoga County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to lower the pit floor of an existing permitted 102.1-acre Life Of Mine (LOM) from 230 feet Mean Sea Level (MSL) to 195 feet MSL, and add and add a portable aggregate wash plant. No other modifications to the existing permitted mine are proposed. The sand and gravel mine is located on a contiguous 121-acre parcel owned by the applicant. The site is located 0.34 miles north of the intersection of Button Road and Brookwood Road. Application materials are available for public review and comment at the NYS DEC Regional Sub-Office in Warrensburg.
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 Apr 8 2005.
Contact: Marc S Migliore
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg SUB-OFFICE
232 Hudson St Ext
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
r5dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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