Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 09/21/2005

Orange County

Applicant: Village of Greenwood Lake
PO Box 7
Greenwood Lake, NY 10925 -0007
Facility: Greenwood Lake Lowering Project
Greenwood Lake
Greenwood Lake, NY 10925
Application ID: 3-3354-00251/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Warwick, Orange County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes a winter draw-down of Greenwood Lake for the purpose of controlling aquatic weeds (primarily Eurasian Milfoil). This draw-down occurs approximately every 4 years. Water will be lowered gradually with a maximum vertical drop of 5 feet for the approximate period of November 15 through the end of February. If approved, the Department anticipates re-issuing a "General" permit to allow lakeshore residents to take advantage of this draw-down and conduct minor maintenance and repair work on exposed structures and beach areas without the need for individual permits.
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:
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 Oct 7 2005.
Contact: Lawrence G Biegel
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Sullivan County

Applicant: James W Esposito
Facility: Esposito Property
Lot 4 Espo's Path
Highland, NY
Application ID: 3-4834-00115/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Highland, Sullivan County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a 4 foot by 320 foot catwalk with a 4 foot x 12 foot deck as an access to Highland Lake.  The project is adjacent to and within Freshwater Wetland HL-50 (Class II) on the west side of Highland Lake, east of Hartung 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 performed.
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 Oct 7 2005.
Contact: Rebecca S Crist
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