Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 05/11/2005

Allegany County

Applicant: Bruce Hinz
Facility: Hinz Gravel Mine
East of NYS Rte 19/ 1200' South of Rice Rd
Hume, NY 14745
Application ID: 9-0258-00073/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Hume, Allegany County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes the mining of sand and gravel and material processing with a portable dry-screen that has a maximum capacity less than 150 tons per hour, on14.0 acres of land.  The estimated life of the mine is 15 years and the reclamation objective is farmland with a potential for future construction of a residence.  The haul road is an exiting driveway shared with an existing residential development, North View Circle and with Yansick Lumber Company.  The proposed mine location is about 700 feet east of NYS Route 19, at approximately 1500 feet south from the Rice Road intersection.
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:
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 Jun 10 2005.
Contact: Kenneth C Taft
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Erie County

Applicant: Sahlen Sports Park LLC
7070 Seneca St
Elma, NY 14059
Facility: Sahlen's Sports Park
7070 Seneca St
Elma, NY 14059
Application ID: 9-1442-00139/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Elma, Erie County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to discharge1,960 gallons per day of treated sanitary wastewater from a septic tank/sand filter system to a tributary of Cazenovia Creek (Spring Brook) from Sahlen's Sports Park.  The facility, located at 7070 Seneca Street, is an indoor sports field complex for practices and competition, and includes four bowling alleys, a pro shop and snack stand.  The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit under Article 17 of the NYS 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.  The Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.  As such the 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.  In commenting, please refer to this application by the application number listed above and SPDES number, NY-0269603.
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:
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 Jun 10 2005.
Contact: Jeffrey E Dietz
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: MARRANO/MARC Equity Corp
2730 Transit Road
Buffalo, NY 14224 -2523
Facility: Woodstream Estates Subdivision
Rogers Rd
Hamburg, NY 14075
Application ID: 9-1448-00324/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Hamburg, Erie County
Project Description:
As part of the development of the 86 lot Woodstream Estates Subdivision, it is proposed to fill approximately 0.678 acre of State regulated and Federally jurisdictional wetland. The fill is associated with the construction of a single, 90 foot wide access road which will serve as the only ingress/egress to the proposed subdivision.  As mitigation for filling the 0.678 acre of wetland, a total of 1.01 acres of wetland mitigation consisting of wet meadow, emergent marsh and open water habitat is proposed on-site.  The Woodstream Estates Subdivision is located on approximately 70 acres east of and adjacent to Rogers Road, between Lake Heights Apartments and Lakeside Memorial Park (Cemetery).
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:
Hamburg 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 27 2005.
Contact: Jeffrey E Dietz
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Erie County Water Authority
350 Ellicott Sq Bldg
Buffalo, NY 14203 -2403
Facility: ECWA/NEWSTEAD Elevated Water Storage Tank
Main St
Akron, NY 14001
Application ID: 9-1456-00130/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Newstead, Erie County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes the construction of a 1.5 million gallon elevated water storage tank which will stabilize pressures and provide additional fire flow service to the Town of Newstead and surrounding communities.  The project includes the construction/installation of a 16 foot-wide bituminous driveway and two 16 inch waterlines within NYS regulated Freshwater Wetland WO-42 and its 100 foot wide regulated adjacent area.  Construction of the road involves 0.04 acre and 0.1 acre of fill to be placed in WO-42 and the 100 foot wide regulated adjacent area, respectively.  As mitigation, the applicant proposes construction of two vernal pools approximately 0.02 acre in size within the project site.     
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:
Newstead Town Board
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 May 27 2005.
Contact: Charles D Cranston
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Wyoming County

Applicant: Texas Brine Co LLC
4800 San Filipe
Houston, TX 77056
Facility: Wyoming Village Brine Field
1346 Saltvale Road
Middlebury, NY 14591
Application ID: 9-5638-00012/00007
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Middlebury, Wyoming County
Project Description:
The company proposes to continue development of it's existing brine well field over a three year period.  Four wells would be located within regulated freshwater wetland WY-15. Two wells would be within the regulated 100 foot wide adjacent area of the wetland. The site is west of Saltvale Road between its intersection with Cowie and La Grange Roads and east of Oatka Creek. Gravel access roads, underground connection pipes and well drilling construction pads would be constructed as part of the expansion. Roads and construction pads would be removed upon closure of the wells. Mitigation for disturbances to the wetland and adjacent area has been proposed to be a series of five ponds, with islands, within the wetland to provide open water areas for waterfowl breeding and brood rearing.
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: Douglas E Borschel
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals