Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 04/27/2005

Dutchess County

Applicant: Melvin D Keller
Facility: Keller Brothers Sand and Gravel
120 Benson Hill Rd
Dover, NY
Application ID: 3-1326-00088/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Dover, Dutchess County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes a 10.5 acre expansion of an existing sand and gravel mine to mine approximately 170,000 cubic yard of additional material from the expansion area.  The existing mine is located on the west side of Benson Hill Road, approximately 0.6 mile north of the intersection with Maple Lane.  The additional material will be processed on site using equipment already in use; no additional processing equipment is proposed.  The existing approved mine includes 18 acres, 7 of which have already been reclaimed to agricultural use.  The propsed reclamation objective for the expansion area is also agricultural use.
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 27 2005.
Contact: Scott E Sheeley
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: ANDREA/MARK Dutcher
Facility: Dutcher Property
Foxwell Terr
Wingdale, NY
Application ID: 3-1326-00235/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Dover, Dutchess County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a driveway and install a well within State regulated Freshwater Wetland DP-26 (Class II) and its Adjacent Area for a single family dwelling to be located outside the regulated area.  The 12 foot wide driveway will result in the filling of approximately 0.1 acres of the wetland and 0.3 acres of the Adjacent Area. The applicant proposes to plant native wetland species within the Adjacent Area and remove 4 areas of debris and refuse from the wetland as mitigation for the new disturbance.  The site is located on the east side of Foxwell Terrace, approximately 2,000 feet south of the intersection with Mills Road.

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 May 27 2005.
Contact: Ann M Brooks
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: The Common Fire Foundation
12100 Skyline Blvd
Los Gatos, CA 95033
Facility: Common Fire Foundation Subdivision
West Kerly Corners Rd (CR 78) About 3500' West of Its Intersection W/US Rt 9
Red Hook, NY 12571
Application ID: 3-1348-00145/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Red Hook, Dutchess County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to cross approximately 60 feet of the  adjacent area of Freshwater Wetland C-2 (Class:2) with a common driveway to serve three proposed residences in conjunction with the subdivision of 52 acres into three lots. The location is on the south side of Kerleys Corners Road approximately 1/2 mile west of the intersection with Route 9.
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:
Red Hook Town Planning Board
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 20 2005.
Contact: Lawrence G Biegel
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Orange County

Applicant: Bruce Roberts
Facility: Matchpoint Sports
NY Rt 17M|WEST Side - 1.8 Miles S of South Rd (NEAR Old Chester Rd)
Goshen, NY 10924
Application ID: 3-3330-00177/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Goshen, Orange County
Project Description:
The applicant has applied for a permit to discharge 5,000 gallons per day (gpd) of treated, sanitary wastewater to an unnamed tributary of the Otter Kill, Index # H-89-20-trib, Class C.  The sanitary discharge will be from a proposed 68, 000 square foot indoor recreation facility with outdoor tennis courts and a pool, located between Route 17M and State Route 17 west of Arcadia Road.

The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law for this discharge.  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.  The application and draft permit, containing NYS DEC proposed effluent limits and monitoring requirements, are available for public inspection at the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 3, New Paltz office.  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.

Please refer to this application by the application number listed above and SPDES number: NY0270628.

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is an Unlisted Action. Mitigation measure required by the Lead Agency will modify the proposed action so that no significant adverse environmental impacts will result. A conditioned Negative Declaration is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency:
Goshen Town Planning 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 May 27 2005.
Contact: Ann M Brooks
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Parr Valley Condominium Association
3104 State Rt 208
Wallkill, NY 12589
Facility: Parr Valley West
Rt 9W North
Middlehope, NY 12550
Application ID: 3-3346-00079/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Newburgh, Orange County
Project Description:
    The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received an application to re-issue/re-new  the following pre-existing EPA minor Private/Commercial/Institutional State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (P/C/I SPDES) permit.  DEC has made a tentative determination to re-issue/re-new this pre-existing permit for a five year term maintaining current effluent limitations and monitoring and reporting requirements.  This permit involves the surface discharge of up to 34,500 gallons per day of treated sanitary waste to a tributary of the Hudson River.
    Additional information on this permit may be requested from or inspected at the NYSDEC Central Office in Albany.  Substantive comments must be submitted in writing to the contact person.  To be called substantive, 6 NYCRR Part 621.7 requires public comments "explain the basis of opposition and explain specific grounds..." for opposition.
    SPDES #:  NY 009 8213


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 May 27 2005.
Contact: Andrea L Sheeran
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Parr Valley Condominium Association
3104 State Rt 208
Wallkill, NY 12589
Facility: Parr Valley East
Rt 9W North
Middlehope, NY
Application ID: 3-3346-00080/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Newburgh, Orange County
Project Description:
    The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received an application to re-issue/re-new  the following pre-existing EPA minor Private/Commercial/Institutional State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (P/C/I SPDES) permit.  DEC has made a tentative determination to re-issue/re-new this pre-existing permit for a five year term maintaining current effluent limitations and monitoring and reporting requirements.  This permit involves the surface discharge of up to 36,000 gallons per day of treated sanitary waste to a tributary of the Hudson River.
    Additional information on this permit may be requested from or inspected at the NYSDEC Central Office in Albany.  Substantive comments must be submitted in writing to the contact person.  To be called substantive, 6 NYCRR Part 621.7 requires public comments "explain the basis of opposition and explain specific grounds..." for opposition.
    SPDES #:  NY 003 2352

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 May 27 2005.
Contact: Andrea L Sheeran
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Sullivan County

Applicant: Martin J Mackechnie
Facility: Mackechnie Property
Hartung Rd
Highland Lake, NY 12743
Application ID: 3-4834-00105/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Highland, Sullivan County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a 42-inch wide "catwalk" crossing approximately 700 feet of Freshwater Wetland HL-50 (Class: 2) in order to access the open waters of Highland Lake. The location is on the west side of the Lake, east of Hartung Road, approximately mid-way between Highland Lake Road and Steges Road.
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 May 20 2005.
Contact: Lawrence G Biegel
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Westchester County

Applicant: Town of North Castle
17 Bedford Rd
Armonk, NY 10504 -1802
Facility: North Castle S D 2 STP
Old Orchard Rd
North Castle, NY 10504
Application ID: 3-5538-00066/00012
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: North Castle, Westchester County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct improvements to an existing municipal wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) located partially within the 100 foot adjacent area of Freshwater Wetland G-1 (Class II).  The proposed upgrades will allow the plant to replace failing equipment and will provide additional treatment capacity to meet projected future demand.  No disturbance within the wetland is proposed; the total area of disturbance to the adjacent area of the wetland is approximately 0.3 acre. The project includes construction of a new influent pump station, four new Rotating Biological Contactor (RBC) units, equalization pumps, rotating drum thickener, sludge storage tank and building, odor control system, expansion of the paved access drive and construction of new stormwater management facilities. The project is located on the west side of Business Park Drive, approximately 1000 feet south of NYS Route 22 in the Town of North Castle, Westchester County.
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:
North Castle Town Board
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 May 13 2005.
Contact: R Scott Ballard
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals