Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 01/25/2006

Jefferson County

Applicant: Durwood Bast
Facility: Birch Creek Farm
9133 Co Rte 79|800' East of Lyng Rd - 800' South of Co Rte 79
Woodville, NY
Application ID: 6-2234-00128/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Jefferson County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to develop and operate a 28 acre surface sand and gravel mine on a 54 acre parcel owned by the applicant.  The site is located south of County Route 79, approximately 2,000' west of the hamlet of Rural Hill, and 4 miles south of the Village of Henderson.  Material will be used for animal bedding on the applicant's dairy farm operation.  On-site processing may take place using a portable screen.
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:
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 24 2006.
Contact: Mark A Wiggins
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals