Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 12/21/2005

Columbia County

Applicant: Columbia County
401 State St
Hudson, NY 12534 -1915
Facility: Columbia County Airport
Rt 9H
Ghent, NY 12075
Application ID: 4-1038-00028/00013
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Ghent, Columbia County
Project Description:
Applicant proposes to cut vegetation and remove trees on approximately 13 acres of land that are located within the approach to Runway 3 at Columbia County Airport.  The project will be undertaken to meet FAA runway approach guidelines.  The project site is located in the Town of Claverack, Columbia County.   
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:
Columbia County Board of Supervisors
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 Jan 6 2006.
Contact: Michael T Higgins
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Delaware County

Applicant: Michael M Ackerman
Facility: Ackerman Property
Scott Rd Off Betty Brook Rd
Kortright, NY
Application ID: 4-1240-00148/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Kortright, Delaware County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to fill in a 40' X 40' manmade pond to facilitate construction of a residence and septic system to comply with the setback standards of  NYCDEP.  The project will impact 0.06 acres of federal wetland.  The project is located on Scott Road off Betty Brook 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:
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 Jan 6 2006.
Contact: Martha A Wood
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford SUB-OFFICE
65561 State Highway 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Rensselaer County

Applicant: William J Hammersmith
Facility: Hammersmith Gravel Mine
Watson Rd
Berlin, NY
Application ID: 4-3820-00090/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Berlin, Rensselaer County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to mine sand and gravel from a life ofmine area of 8.17 acres in three phases, including the use of a portable processor.  The site is located on Watson Road, in the town of Berlin, Rensselaer County.

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 Jan 20 2006.
Contact: Nancy M Adams
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Schenectady County

Applicant: Laurrel D Maksel
Facility: Maksel Property
Weast & Reynolds Rds
Princetown, NY
Application ID: 4-4226-00034/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Princetown, Schenectady County
Project Description:
Development of a 14 lot residential subdivision on a 145 acre parcel of land located between Weast and Reynolds Roads in the Town of Princetown, Schenectady County. Direct wetland impacts associated with this development are totaled to be 0.15+/- acres, while total adjacent area impacts have been totaled to be +/- 1.76 acres.  As mitigation of wetland impacts,  91 +/- acres of deed restricted "Open Space" will be created within the proposed lots to further protect the remaining on-site wetlands and upland habitat areas.
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 Jan 6 2006.
Contact: James J Eldred
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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