Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 06/22/2005

Orange County

Applicant: Ken & Cindy Porter
Facility: Porter Property
501 Liberty Corners Rd|
Pine Island, NY 10969
Application ID: 3-3354-00548/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Warwick, Orange County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to increase the surface area and depth of an existing pond (70 feet long by 60 feet wide by 5 feet deep) by clearing, excavating and dredging to a final size of 125 feet long by 70 feet wide by 8 feet deep within Freshwater Wetland UN-17 and its Adjacent Area.  The excavated material will be used to fill an old barn foundation outside of the regulated areas.  The site is located at 501 Liberty Corners Road (on the west side).
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 Jul 8 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

Putnam County

Applicant: Lake Tibet Owners Assoc
Pudding St R D 2
Carmel, NY 10512
Facility: Lake Tibet
Pudding St
Carmel, NY 00000
Application ID: 3-3722-00014/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 3 Aquatic Pesticides
Project is Located: Kent, Putnam County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to apply the liquid aquatic herbicide Glypro (active ingredient: Glyphosate- 53.8%) to 20 acres of Lake Tibet (43.7 acres total.)  These  treatments are proposed for the control of nuisance aquatic vegetation such as  Watershield (Brasenia scheberi,) Water lilies (Nyphaea spp.) and Spatterdock (Nuphar spp.)  

Lake Tibet is wholly owned by the Lake Tibet Park Association. The application has been submitted on their behalf by the Town of Kent.  The listed applicator is reported to be an agent of Allied Biological, Inc.  Enforcing water usage restrictions, as prescribed in product labelling, is the responsibility of the applicant.   The application materials area available for public review and comment at the NYS DEC Central Office in Albany.

This proposal is consistent with the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statements on the Aquatic Vegetation Control Program of the Department of Environmental Conservation (addressing Glyphosate and Fluridone) and their Findings dated 25 Jan 1995.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
A final enviromental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.
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 (No Comment Date Specified).
Contact: Andrea L Sheeran
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Sullivan County

Applicant: Iroquois Springs
PO Box 20126
Huntington Station, NY 11746
Facility: Iroquois Springs
Bowers Rd
Rock Hill, NY 12775
Application ID: 3-4846-00222/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Thompson, Sullivan County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct 9 new bunk houses to increase the number of children attending the existing summer camp known as Iroquois Springs, located between Adams and Bowers Roads.  18,000 gallons per day (gpd) of wastewater from these residences is proposed to be treated and discharged from Outfall # 012 to Fowlwood Brook, Index # D-1-39, Class B during 3 months of the year.  A new subsurface discharge of 1,300 gpd is also proposed from Outfall # 010.  This discharge combined with the existing Outfalls # 002 through # 009 and # 011 discharge a total of 15,400 gpd to groundwaters.  A Protection of Waters permit will also be required for the installation of the surface wastewater outlet to the brook.    


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.  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 N.Y.S. 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: NY0259357.

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:
Thompson 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 Jul 29 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

Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals