Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 05/24/2006

Columbia County

Applicant: Catamount Development Corp
Box 639
Hillsdale, NY 12529
Facility: Catamount Crest Resort Hotel
St Rte 23 - South Side at State Line
Copake, NY 12516
Application ID: 4-1032-00017/00007
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Copake, Columbia County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to expand an existing ski resort, involving the construction of 3 hotel buildings and related utilities and accessories, including onsite water supply and distribution system.  The project involves replacing existing two culverts with box culverts, installing a stone apron on the bank for an outfall pipe from the proposed wastewater system.  The proposed wastewater system would discharge treated sanitary wastewater to a tributary of the Roeliff Jansen Kill.  The department has made a tentative determination to issue a permit for stream disturbance, water quality certification, and State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (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 activities prior to making 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 the overall project.  A draft permit is available for inspection and comment at the Region 4 Office listed below.  
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
A draft environmental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency:
Copake Town Planning Board
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 Jun 23 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

Otsego County

Applicant: Robin W Turner
Facility: Turner Property
177 Hyder Creek Rd
Richfield Springs, NY
Application ID: 4-3656-00215/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Richfield, Otsego County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to replace an existing cottage with a 1400 SQ FT 2 Story wood frame cottage on approximately the same footprint. The cottage will be on a slab foundation . The proposal also includes a pump out septic system, gravel parking area and additional fill in the existing lawn area to eliminate ponding from runoff from adjacent developed properties.
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:
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 9 2006.
Contact: Kent P Sanders
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford SUB-OFFICE
65561 State Highway 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Rensselaer County

Applicant: Kenneth R Bruno
Facility: Bruno Property - Dyken Pond
330 Pond View Rd
Petersburg, NY
Application ID: 4-3826-00039/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Grafton, Rensselaer County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to grade an area approximately 30 ft. x 30 ft. and to add sand to create a beach area on his property at 330 Pond View Way, adjacent to Dyken Pond, in the Town of Grafton, Rensselaer County.

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 Jun 9 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