Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 04/20/2005

St Lawrence County

Applicant: St Lawrence County
44 Park St
Canton, NY 13617 -1430
Facility: All County Owned Roads and Bridges
All County Owned Roads and Bridges
Canton, NY 13617
Application ID: 6-4099-00036/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:
The applicant has prepared and proposes to implement a County wide vegetative management program
plan to control vegetative growth in the highway right-of-ways for the purpose of public safety, to promote dense turf to resist erosion, to aid in proper drainage, and to protect pavement and road shoulders. Both mechanical and chemical means are proposed. Herbicide application is proposed for areas around guide rails, signs, bridges, culverts, utility poles, and similar structures where mechanical means are impractical.  Herbicides will be applied only by a New York State certified private contractor.  Herbicides will be applied at a minimum quantity in compliance with manufacturer's label instructions.  No herbicides are proposed to be applied within the Adirondack Park boundary.  Only herbicides approved for use in New York State will be used.  Application may be applied by spray bottle, backpack hand sprayer, truck mounted boom sprayer or Radiarc sprayer. No in-stream or in-wetland spraying will take place.  Herbicides listed for potential use are: Roundup, Glypro Plus, Arsenal Plus, Oust, Krovar, Velpar and Garlon+.
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:
St Lawrence County
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: 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