Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 08/03/2005

Franklin County

Applicant: Charles C Bowers
Facility: Church Road Gravel Mine
Church Road
Dickinson Center, NY 12930
Application ID: 5-1638-00021/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Dickinson, Franklin County
Project Description:
The applicant has requested a modification to the current permit to allow onsite processing of material, using a small portable crusher and screener, at the existing gravel mine located on the east side of Church Road, approximately 2,000 feet south of Morrey Road in the Town of Dickinson.  Crushing and/or screening will occur 3 to 4 weeks per year, and a berm will be maintined around the equipment.
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:
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 Sep 2 2005.
Contact: Denise M Wagner
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
1115 NYS Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
r5dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Warren County

Applicant: Town of Thurman
Main St
Athol, NY 12810
Facility: River Road Gravel Mine
River Rd
Thurman, NY 12885
Application ID: 5-5238-00015/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Thurman, Warren County
Project Description:

The Town of Thurman proposes to add 28 acres to the Life Of Mine (LOM), to a presently permitted 9-acre LOM sand and gravel mine, for the purpose of extracting additional unconsolidated gravel and sand. The mine is sited in the north-central portion of a contiguous land parcel, to the west of River Road, totaling ~155 acres. The Town proposes to mine about 5,000 cubic yards of material per year, and process it with screen and crusher for its municipal use. 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 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 Sep 2 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

Washington County

Applicant: William Boyce
Facility: Wilbur Ave Pit
Wilbur Ave
Greenwich, NY 12834
Application ID: 5-5326-00070/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Easton, Washington County
Project Description:
The applicant has proposed the development of a sand and gravel mine of 34.6 Life-of-Mine acres at the westmost portion of their +/- 125.30-acre contiguous parcel which is located on the west side of Wilbur Ave., ~0.8 mi. south of its intersection with General Fellows Rd. Mining has been occurring at the site, below the NYS DEC regulatory thresholds, and will continue to operate as a traditional surface extraction of sand and gravel by means of mechanical excavation. 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 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 Sep 2 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