Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 05/17/2006

Columbia County

Applicant: Zeky Pond Home Owners Association
C/O Sheryl Draizen
535 W 23RD St Apt # SPH4B
New York, NY 10011
Facility: Zeky Pond
Zeky Pond Rd
Craryville, NY
Application ID: 4-1032-00166/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 15 Title 3 Aquatic Pesticides
Project is Located: Copake, Columbia County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to apply the herbicide Aquathol to control milfoil and curly leaf pond weed and the algaecide Captain to control algae on Zeky's Pond which is a regulated Freshwater Wetland (H-21).  The applicant is requesting a multiple year approval through the year 2011.
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 Jun 2 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

Montgomery County

Applicant: Santos Construction Corp
39 Gilliland Ave
Amsterdam, NY 12010 -5517
Facility: Santos CONSTRUCTION-RANDALL Bank
Rt 5S
Root, NY 12166
Application ID: 4-2736-00008/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Root, Montgomery County
Project Description:
Applicant proposes to expand an existing 60-acre Life of Mine sand and gravel pit by adding 0.7 acres on the westerly side of the mine, for a total Life of Mine acreage of 61± acres.  Existing structures and vegetation will be left in place to screen the new acreage from NYS Route 5S.  The mine is located on the south side of NYS Route 5S, about ½ mile east of Randall, Town of Root, Montgomery County, N. Y.

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 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 Jun 16 2006.
Contact: Patricia A Pinder
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Rensselaer County

Applicant: R J Valente Gravel Inc
315 Partition St Ext
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Facility: Valente No 3 Bankdunn Pit
Partition Street Extension
N/E Greenbush, NY 12180
Application ID: 4-3899-00006/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: East Greenbush, Rensselaer County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to delete 1.7 acres from the previously approved life of mine area on the south side of the mine, and add 7.7 acres to the life of mine on the north side of the mining operation.  The area being deleted will increase the buffer between the operation and Partition Street, and as part of the modification, the applicant is undertaking reclamation of the south side of the existing mining operation.  The project is located on Partition Street Extension, in the City of Rensselaer and town of North Greenbush, Rensselaer 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:
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 Jun 16 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

Multiple Counties

Applicant: U S Dept of the Army
The Pentagon
Washington, DC 20310
Facility: U S Army Hudson River Maintenance Dredg
Hudson River - Coeymans Reach, Kingston Reach
Coeymans to Kingston, NY
Application ID: 4-9904-00001/00011
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Rensselaer, Multiple Counties
Project Description:
Maintenance dredging of the federal navigation channel in the Hudson River at Coeymans (RM 132) and Kingston (RM 92).  Dredged material will be disposed of at a federally-owned site on Houghtaling Island (U-3A), Town of New Baltimore, Greene County, New York.  Approximately 55,000 cubic yards of material will be dredged from the Hudson River sites.
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:
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 located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 Jun 2 2006.
Contact: William J Clarke
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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