Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 04/06/2005

Jefferson County

Applicant: Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes LLC
PO Box 146
Watertown, NY 13602
Facility: Actus Nash Boulevard Sand Mine
Nash BLVD|500' South of Nash Blvd, 0.25 Miles Sw of St Rte 26
Le Ray, NY
Application ID: 6-2240-00083/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Jefferson County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to develop and operate a 9.9 acre surface sand mine on the Fort Drum Military Reservation, located four miles north of the City of Watertown.  It is further located 1,000' westerly of NYS Route 26 and 700' south of Nash Road.  The purpose of the mine is in conjunction with on-post housing construction.  
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 May 6 2005.
Contact: Mark A Wiggins
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Lewis County

Applicant: Paul H Lyndaker
Facility: Walters Pit
St Rte 177|0.5 Mile South of Rte 177 & 0.5 Mile West of W Lowville
Lowville, NY
Application ID: 6-2336-00057/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Lewis County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to develop a 9.0 acre surface shale mine on a 179 acre parcel owned by Henry Walters, 4313 State Route 177, Lowville, New York 13367.  The site is located approximately one mile southwest of West Lowville, 4500' east of Eagle Factory Road, 2,000' south of State Route 177.  No on-site processing is proposed.  The material will be used for light road construction, such as that needed in support of the Flat Rock Wind Power Project, slated for 2005 through 2006.
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 May 6 2005.
Contact: Mark A Wiggins
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Tug Hill Construction Inc
870 Arsenal St
Watertown, NY 13601
Facility: Knollman Shale Mine
Rector Rd - 900' North of Rector RD|2500' West of W Martinsburg
Martinsburg, NY
Application ID: 6-2340-00043/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Lewis County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to develop a 4.9 acre shale mine on a 175.7 acre parcel owned by John and Carolyn Knollman, R.D. Lowville, New York 13367.  The site is located 900' north of Rector Road, 500' east of the intersection of Rector Road and Swernicki and 2500' west of West Martinsburg.  On site processing may take place and limited blasting may be required.  The mine would be available for material needs of the Flat Rock Wind Power Project and it is anticipated that mining will take place for a period no longer than two years.
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 May 6 2005.
Contact: Mark A Wiggins
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Tug Hill Construction Inc
870 Arsenal St
Watertown, NY 13601
Facility: Karelus Shale Mine
Flat Rock RD|1,000' South Flat Rock Rd, 2500' Southeast Swernicki Rd
Martinsburg, NY
Application ID: 6-2340-00044/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Lewis County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to develop a 4.9 acre shale mine on a 257.1 acre parcel owned by Mr. Henry Karelus, Flat Rock Road, Lowville, New York 13367.  The site is located 1,000' south of Flat Rock Road, 2500' southeast of Swernicki Road, approximately 2.5 miles south of the hamlet of West Martinsburg.  On site processing may take place and possibly some limited blasting.  The mine would be available for material needs of the Flat Rock Wind Power Project being constructed in 2005 and 2006.  It is anticipated that mining would cease after that time.
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 May 6 2005.
Contact: Mark A Wiggins
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Oneida County

Applicant: Oneida County Soil & Water Conser Dist
9025 State Route 49
Marcy, NY 13403
Facility: Oriskany Creek
South of Norton Ave & East of Rt 233
Clinton, NY 13323
Application ID: 6-3040-00091/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Oneida County
Project Description:
The Oneida County Soil and Water Conservation District in conjunction with the Town of Kirkland proposes to stabilize approximately 600 feet of stream bank on Oriskany Creek. Eroded banks will be graded to a stable slope and then covered with geojute fabric proir to rip-rap installation. Willow facines will be planted above the rip-rap.
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:
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 22 2005.
Contact: Patrick M Clearey
NYSDEC Region 6 Utica SUB-OFFICE
State Office Bldg - 207 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
(315)793-2555
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Robert D Snider
Facility: Beer Property on West Carter Rd
West Carter Rd (PARCEL #28.8)
Rome, NY 13440
Application ID: 6-3068-00045/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Oneida County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a 3 bedroom home with attached garage in the regulated adjacent area of Freshwater Wetland RO-21. Freshwater Wetland RO-21 is a class III,  103 acre wetland in the Town of Westmoreland. The septic system will be outside the regulated adjacent area. The house and garage will be no closer than 62 feet at any point from the wetland boundary. The project is located on West Carter Road, .22 miles west of intersection with Lower Lawrence Street.
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:
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 22 2005.
Contact: Patrick M Clearey
NYSDEC Region 6 Utica SUB-OFFICE
State Office Bldg - 207 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
(315)793-2555
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

St Lawrence County

Applicant: Town of Colton
Spring St
Colton, NY 13625
Facility: Albert Marsh
Wildwood Road
Colton, NY 13625
Application ID: 6-4028-00171/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to apply the biological pesticide Bacillus thuringensis (subspecie israelensis) and Bacillus spaericus to various standing water areas in wetlands in the vicinity of the hamlet of Colton, South Colton and Higley Flow.  Portions of state regulated freshwater wetlands CO-18, CO-21, CO-24, and AM-6 would be treated for the control of mosquito and blackfly larvae.  Approximately 40 acres of the 350 acres of regulated wetland would be treated.  Application would be made by a New York State Certified Pesticide Applicator and Certified Commercial Application Technicians.
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:
Colton Town Board
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 22 2005.
Contact: Mark A Wiggins
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Massena Metal Inc
PO Box 5280
Massena, NY 13662 -5280
Facility: Massena Metal Inc
South Racquette Rd & South Main St
Massena, NY 13662
Application ID: 6-4058-00051/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:
This Department has received a request to issue a permit and has drafted an Article 19
(Air Pollution Control) of the Environmental Conservation Law, an Air State Facility Permit, at the
facility located at Massena Metal Inc. South Racquette Rd and South Main St. Massena, NY 13662.

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve the application of the Massena Metal Inc. facility, a Metal scrap recycling facility.  The State Facility Permit allows the operation of Emission unit F00001, which will be a rebuilt aluminum sweat furnace. The sweat furnace is subject to the requirements of 40 CFR 63 subpart RRR and requires substantial monitoring to ensure the proper operation of the furnace and afterburner emission control device. The draft permit with conditions is available for review in the Region 6 NYS DEC office in Watertown, New York.
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:
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
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 May 6 2005.
Contact: Lawrence R Ambeau
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Graymont Materials (NY) Inc
111 Quarry Rd
PO Box 69
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Facility: Chapel Hill Pit
2,000' East of Chapel Hill RD|200' South of County Route 58
Parishville, NY 13625
Application ID: 6-4066-00003/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to operate and expand a sand and gravel mine located south of CR 58, 2,000' east of Chapel Hill Road, approximately 2.25 miles southwest of Parishville. The site was previously operated under permit as Chapel Hill Sand & Gravel.  The mine would be expanded from the permitted 19 acres to a total life of mine of 140 acres on the 170 acre parcel now owned by the applicant.  It is anticipated that 10.5 acres would be affected during a proposed 5 year permit term.  On-site processing is proposed using a portable crushing/screen plant and wash plant, as needed.  
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 May 6 2005.
Contact: Mark A Wiggins
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals