Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 06/07/2006

Putnam County

Applicant: Town of Carmel
60 McAlpin Ave
Mahopac, NY 10541
Facility: Lake Secor Park District
Secor Road
Carmel, NY 10512
Application ID: 3-3720-00299/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 15 Title 3 Aquatic Pesticides
Project is Located: Carmel, Putnam County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to treat the southern 24 acres of Lake Secor with copper sulfate to control nuisance levels of algae.  Lake Secor is a 48-acre lake that is contiguous with New York State designated Freshwater Wetlands OL-46 (Class II) and ML-10 (Class I), and is located on the east side of Lake Shore Drive, about 0.3 mile north of the intersection with Lake Secor Drive.  Outflow from the lake will not be restricted following the proposed treatment.  In a separate application before the Department, the applicant is also proposing to undertake hydroraking within selected portions along the shore of Lake Secor, including the beach area, to remove nuisance aquatic vegetation.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
A draft environmental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency:
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
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 23 2006.
Contact: Scott E Sheeley
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Rockland County

Applicant: The Swartwout Lake Homeowners Association Inc
C/O Frank Cifuni
PO Box 352
Congers, NY 10920
Facility: Swartwout Lake
St Rte 303 - E SIDE|US Rte 9W - W Side
Congers, NY
Application ID: 3-3920-00556/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 3 Aquatic Pesticides
Project is Located: Clarkstown, Rockland County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to treat approximately 37 acres of Swartout Lake with the aquatic pesticides Aquathol-K (active ingredient:  endothall) and copper sulfate for the control of nuisance aquatic plants and algae.  The 37-acre lake is located in Congers, New York. The target plant species include curlyleaf pondweed (Potamogeton crispus) and coontail (Ceratophyllum demersum).  The applications will be undertaken by a boat mounted sprayer.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
A draft environmental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency:
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
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 23 2006.
Contact: Scott E Sheeley
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Sullivan County

Applicant: Mel Gertner
Facility: Relax Inn
6074 St Rte 52
Cochecton, NY 12726
Application ID: 3-4824-00047/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Cochecton, Sullivan County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to re-issue a permit to discharge up to 1,800 gpd of treated domestic sanitary wastewater.  The existing system consists of a septic tank, buried sand filter of 1,800 square feet, and chlorinator, which would outlet to an existing on-site pond with an unnamed, intermittent outet that is a tributary to a Class C(t) stream (DEC Water Index No. D-53-1-5).  No modifications to the system are proposed.  The permittee will be required to continue to maintain records and report data to verify compliance with the permit conditions and discharge limits.  A draft permit is available for review at the NYSDEC Region 3 office.

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:
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 Jul 7 2006.
Contact: Laurie A Lawrence
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Westchester County

Applicant: Meredith Brokaw
Facility: Brokaw Property
43 South Bedford Rd
Pound Ridge, NY
Application ID: 3-5546-00053/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 15 Title 3 Aquatic Pesticides
Project is Located: Pound Ridge, Westchester County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to treat a private, 5-acre pond located within State-designated Freswater Wetland D-16 (Class I) with the aquatic pesticide Cutrine Plus for the control of nuisance algae growth.  The proposed treatments will occur approximately 2 to 3 times per year, as needed to control algae growth from June to August.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
A draft environmental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency:
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
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 23 2006.
Contact: Scott E Sheeley
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals