Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 01/18/2006

Columbia County

Applicant: State University of New York
State University Plaza
Albany, NY 12246
Facility: Columbia Greene Community College
4400 Rt 23
Hudson, NY 12534
Application ID: 4-1040-00008/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Greenport, Columbia County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to modify an existing SPDES permit to add an outfall discharging 1000 gpd from an existing facility water softener to the Kahseway Kill, a class C waterway.  The draft permit has also been modified to update effluent limits, disinfection requirements, and monthly reporting requirements.  The department has made a tentative determination to issue a modified permit for a 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.  As a tentative determination, the Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to makeing 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, or for the overall proposed project.  A draft permit is available for inspection and comment at the Region 4 Office.

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:
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 Feb 17 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

Greene County

Applicant: Albany Tank Service Inc
PO Box 331
Ravena, NY 12143 -0331
Facility: Albany Tank Service Inc
270-274 Flatbush Rd
West Coxsackie, NY 12192
Application ID: 4-1942-00059/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management
Project is Located: New Baltimore, Greene County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct and operate a Used Oil Transfer Facility at #207-274 Flatbush Road, West Coxsackie.  The facility would consist of a 60 x 80 foot metal building which would house two truck bays for loading and off-loading used oils and fuel oils.  The facility would also house up to six petroleum storage tanks ranging in size from 1,000 to 20, 000 gallons.  Small loads of collected waste oils and fuels would be consolidated into the tanks before being transported to recycling facilities.
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 Feb 17 2006.
Contact: Angelo A Marcuccio
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Rensselaer County

Applicant: Polaro Construction Co Inc
8 Clement Dr
Poestenkill, NY 12140
Facility: Polaro Construction Co
St Rt 351 (ROUND Top Rd)
Poestenkill, NY
Application ID: 4-3838-00066/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Poestenkill, Rensselaer County
Project Description:
The permittee is proposing to add a portable dry screening processing plant to an existing permitted sand and gravel mine. Excavated material will be processed through the dry screen and temporarily stored on the mine floor prior to being hauled from the site.  No other changes are proposed.  The facility is located on the west side of NYS Route 351 in the Town of Potestenkill, Rensselaer County.  MLF # 40841.
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:
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 Feb 17 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

Applicant: Epcor Power LLC
1902 River Rd
Castleton on Hudson, NY 12033
Facility: Epcor Power Castleton
1902 River Rd |ST Rte 9J
CASTLETON-ON-HUDSON, NY 12033
Application ID: 4-3844-00008/00008
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Schodack, Rensselaer County
Project Description:
The applicant has applied for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination Permit for the existing discharge of facility backwash and floor drains from the former TransCanada Power facility (now known at EpCor Power, from one outfall to the Moordenerkill.  The discharge was previously authorized under the former Fort Orange facility permit.  The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a permit for a 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.  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 of or endorsement of the activity for which a permit is sought, or for the overall project.  A draft permit is available for inspection and comment at the Region 4 office.
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:
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 Feb 17 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

Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals