Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 04/05/2006

Cattaraugus County

Applicant: NYS Dept of Transportation
50 Wolf Rd
Albany, NY 12232
Facility: Lower Birch Run Mitigation Area
Lower Birch Run Rd & I-86
Allegany, NY 14706
Application ID: 9-0420-00186/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Allegany, Cattaraugus County
Project Description:
The project involves the construction of public access improvement, including parking and handicap access, at the Lower Birch Run Wetland Mitigation Area, in Freshwater Wetland No. KC-11 and its 100-foot Adjacent Area.  The existing mitigation area was created in conjunction with the construction of Route I-86.  The improvements will include a walkway and an observation platform/fishing pier at the west end of the wetland, dredging in the wetland within 35M (115ft +) of the pier to improve (fish) habitat, and an osprey nesting platform.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.
SEQR Lead Agency:
None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 Apr 21 2006.
Contact: Kenneth C Taft
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Chautauqua County

Applicant: W Kenneth Wayne
Facility: Findley Lake Peddler
2779 North Rd
Findley Lake, NY 14736
Application ID: 9-0652-00126/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Mina, Chautauqua County
Project Description:
The application is for a 30 foot by 40 foot addition to the existing building, partly in the 100-foot Adjacent Area of Freshwater Wetland No. CY-13.  The northwest and southwest corners of the proposed addition would be upslope, 53 feet and 70 feet respectively, from the wetland boundary. The project also includes a 30 foot by 15 foot addition to the existing parking area, south of the building addition.
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 Apr 21 2006.
Contact: Kenneth C Taft
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Erie County

Applicant: Joseph P McCarthy
Facility: J & C McCarthy Gravel Mine
12467 Spaulding Rd
Springville, NY 14141
Application ID: 9-1438-00065/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Concord, Erie County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes a 33 acre expansion of the existing McCarthy Gravel Mine, currently permitted for 4 acres.  No changes in mine operating procedures is proposed. The estimated life of the expanded mine is 20 years and the reclamation objective is meadow with shrub and tree plantings, for recreation and wildlife habitat.  The mine site is at 12467 Spaulding Road.
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:
A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 May 5 2006.
Contact: Kenneth C Taft
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Niagara County

Applicant: NYS Dept of Transportation
50 Wolf Rd
Albany, NY 12232
Facility: Niagara Falls Blvd
Niagara Falls Blvd From N Tonawanda City Line to 0.3 Miles Beyond Krueger Rd
Wheatfield, NY
Application ID: 9-2940-00159/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Wheatfield, Niagara County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to relocate approximately 5,561 feet of Sawyer Creek as part of the reconstruction of 1.7 miles Niagara Falls Boulevard to widen the road to five lanes. The project is located from the north city line of the City of North Tonawanda to 0.3 miles north of Krueger Road in the Town of Wheatfield.
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 Dept of Transportation
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 Apr 21 2006.
Contact: Douglas E Borschel
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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