Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 05/18/2005

Allegany County

Applicant: Allegany County
Rm 210 County Office Bldg
Belmont, NY 14813
Facility: Allegany County Jail & Public Safety Facility
NYS Rt 19
Blemont, NY 14813
Application ID: 9-0228-00046/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Amity, Allegany County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes a subsurface discharge of 22,000 gallons per day of treated (septic tank/tile field) wastewater from the appicant's new Public Safety Facility located on the east side of NYS Route19, approximately 3,000 feet  southwest of the Village of Belmont.  The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (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 Department proposed effluent limits and monitoring requirements, are available for public inspection at the Department's Region 9, Allegany 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: NY0269522.

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:
Allegany County Legislature
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 Jun 17 2005.
Contact: Mary E Hohmann
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Cattaraugus County

Applicant: Country Side Sand & Gravel Inc
Taylor Hollow Rd
PO Box 400
Collins, NY 14034
Facility: Wesley Gravel Pit
S of Markham Rd & W of Rt 353
Wesley, NY
Application ID: 9-0430-00033/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Dayton, Cattaraugus County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to add a portable crushing and screening unit that has a maximum operating capacity less than 150 tons per hour to the currently permitted 4.5 acre Wesley Gravel Pit.  No other changes are proposed.  The Wesley gravel Pit is located on the west side of NYS Route 353 immediately south of the intersection of Markham 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:
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 17 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

Applicant: Town of Napoli
5243 Windmill Rd
Randolph, NY 14772
Facility: Napoli Town Barns Gravel Pit
East of Allegany Rd & North of Rt 242
Napoli, NY
Application ID: 9-0462-00011/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Napoli, Cattaraugus County
Project Description:
The town proposes to excavate its gravel pit a maximum of 12 feet deeper.  Following excavation, replacing overburden and topsoil will raise the final elevation 2 feet.  This will leave a bowl-shapeed area with the highest slopes at the southeast corner and matching the existing undisturbed  ground elevation at the northwest corner. Reclamation will result in a grassy meadow.  The mine site is adjacent to the town barn, east of Allegany Road, about 0.34 miles north of NYS Route 242.
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 Jun 17 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

Chautauqua County

Applicant: National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp
6363 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14221 -5887
Facility: Nfg Jamestown Service Center
1384 Peck Settlement Rd
Jamestown, NY 14701
Application ID: 9-0650-00008/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Kiantone, Chautauqua 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 through a sand filter of up to 1,000 gallons per day of treated sanitary waste to a tributary of the Stillwater Creek.
    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 010 0684


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 Jun 17 2005.
Contact: Andrea L Sheeran
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Wyoming County

Applicant: Village of Attica
Village Hall 9 Water St
Attica, NY 14011
Facility: Village of Attica Potw
122 Prospect Ave
Attica, NY 14011
Application ID: 9-5622-00031/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management
Project is Located: Attica, Wyoming County
Project Description:
Renewal with modification of the Village of Attica  composting permit.  The village intends to increase current composting operations from 800 cubic yards per year to 1000 cubic yards per year.  Storage of curing finished compost will be in the sludge drying bed area of the waste water treatment plant.
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 Jun 3 2005.
Contact: Steven J Miller
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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