Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 02/15/2006

Clinton County

Applicant: U S General Services Administration
18TH & F Streets Nw
Washington, DC 20405
Facility: U S Land Port of Entry at Champlain
Interstate 87 at Canadian Border
Champlain, NY 10278
Application ID: 5-0928-00206/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Champlain, Clinton County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to fill 1.2 acres of federally regulated freshwater wetland as necessary for the Phase III expansion of the US/Canada border crossing located on I-87. The purpose of the project is to expand the infrastructure of the existing facility to improve safety conditions and the operations at the federal border agencies.  In order to compensate for the loss of wetland, the proposal is to establish 1.2 acres of emergent and shrub wetland on site which will utilize stormwater runoff from surfaces of the proposed facility expansion.    
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 Mar 3 2006.
Contact: Michael J McMurray
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
1115 NYS Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
r5dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Clinton C Morse
Facility: M & R Sand and Gravel
Blackman Corners Rd - W Side - 1300 Ft S of North Star Rd
Mooers, NY 12958
Application ID: 5-0938-00086/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Mooers, Clinton County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to develop and operate a new sand and gravel mine, with a 70 acre life of mine area to be operated in phases over a ten year period, with an average of 42,000 cubic yards of material to be removed annually.  Mining operations will include on site screening using a portable screening plant, and reclamation will be ongoing, with establishment of grass cover as the final objective.  The entrance to the proposed pit is located 1,250 feet south of Bush Road and 400 feet west of Blackman Corners Road.  The site is part of a 192.3 acre parcel owned by Clinton C. Morse
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 Mar 17 2006.
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

Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals