Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 06/14/2006

Allegany County

Applicant: A L Blades & Sons Inc
7610 County Rt 65
PO Box 590
Hornell, NY 14843 -0590
Facility: Smith Gravel Pit
Northwest of Spring Valley RD/SOUTH Rd Intersection
Cuba, NY
Application ID: 9-0248-00128/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Cuba, Allegany County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to add 3.73 acres to the existing 4.95 acres Smith Gravel Pit located northwest of the Spring Valley Raod intersection with South Road.  The Smith Gravel Pit provides material for the reconstruction of Route I-86.  The addition will move the mine limits farther to the south and west. No changes in mine operations or reclamation (farming) are proposed.
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 Jul 14 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

Cattaraugus County

Applicant: Cattaraugus County
Court St
Little Valley, NY 14755
Facility: Cattaraugus Co Machias Deposit Mine
Northwest of NYS Rte 16
Machias, NY 14101
Application ID: 9-0458-00096/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Machias, Cattaraugus County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to add 8.36 acres of land to the Machias Deposit Mine, currently approved for 4.89 acres. The estimated life of the expanded mine is 19 years and the reclamation objective is a meadow suitable for agricultural use.  No changes in mining and reclamation operation methods,  are proposed.  The site is on the northwest side of NYS Route 16, with its entrance 300 feet southwest from the intersection of Broadbay Circle with Route 16.  The expansion area is on the north side of the existing mine.
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 Jul 14 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: Village of Cherry Creek
PO Box 26
Cherry Creek, NY 14723 -0026
Facility: Cherry Creek Sewage Treatment Plant
Southside Ave
Cherry Creek, NY 14723
Application ID: 9-0630-00011/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES
Project is Located: Cherry Creek, Chautauqua County
Project Description:
The Department proposes an Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS) modification with a score of 48 or an existing discharge of an average of 60,000 gallons per day of treated sanitary wastewater to Little Cherry Creek, a Class Ct waterbody, from the Village of Cherry Creek Sewage Treatment Plant located to the south of South Side Avenue and to the east of Route 83. This EBPS modification reduces the effluent limit of settleable solids from 0.3 ml/l to 0.1 ml/l for a daily maximum from November 1 to May 31; also from June 1 to October 31 a new effluent limit was established setting 15% as the maximum for influent concentration values for BOD5 and TSS.   The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a permit for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System 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. The Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity 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 for the overall proposed project. In commenting, please refer to this application by application number listed above and SPDES number NY0204081.
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 Jul 17 2006.
Contact: Penny R Dempsey
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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