Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 07/13/2005

Washington County

Applicant: Ronald Markie
Facility: Deweys Bridge Quarry Potsdam Sandstone
West of Clay Hill Rd
Fort Ann, NY 12827
Application ID: 5-5328-00105/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Fort Ann, Washington County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to increase the life of mine mine of the existing 6.5-acre quarry by 2.8 acres within a 110 acre parcel. The mining activity will included the extraction of granitic gneiss and sandstone from a 20 foot high face. The extraction process will include drilling, blasting, removal with a front end loader. Blasting will consist of small charges intended to crack the rock into manageable pieces for hand processing by hammer and chisel. After the stone is removed from the quarry area, sorted, and palletized it will be transferred to the applicant's retail site in Granville by small truck two times per day. There will be no retail sales of this material from the proposed quarry site. Application materials are available for public review and comment at the NYS DEC Regional Sub-Office in Warrensburg.
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 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 Aug 12 2005.
Contact: Marc S Migliore
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg SUB-OFFICE
232 Hudson St Ext
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
r5dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals