Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 06/21/2006

Albany County

Applicant: NYS Dept of Transportation
50 Wolf Rd
Albany, NY 12232
Facility: Slingerlands Bypass
St Rte 85 - Slingerlands Bypass & New Scotland Rd
Slingerlands, NY 12159
Application ID: 4-0122-00234/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Bethlehem, Albany County
Project Description:
The NYS Department of Transportation is undertaking a project which involves the reconstruction and extension of a portion of NYS Route 85 (Slingerlands Bypass) between Blessing and LaGrange Roads.  A portion of the road would be widened from a two lane undivided roadway into a four lane divided roadway.  Other aspects of the project will involve widening the Route 85 bridge over the Normanskill by adding two lanes, construction of a sidewalk, and construction of a pedestrian/bicycle trail to a proposed streamside access area for launching canoes near New Scotland Road.  The work will require filling of approximately 1.2 acres of federally regulated wetlands, and approximately 647 linear feet of three intermittent tributaries to the Normanskill.  Also, approximately 132 cubic yards of rock  will be placed in the Normanskill to provide scour protection for the bridge abutments and 65 cubic yards of rock  will be placed in the Krum Kill for scour protection for an abutment the proposed pedestrian bridge.  As mitigation for the proposed impacts to the wetlands the DOT proposes to create a total of 2.15 acres of replacement  wetland area.
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:
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: Angelo A Marcuccio
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Columbia County

Applicant: Kinderhook Lake Corp
PO Box 53
Niverville, NY 12130 -0053
Facility: Kinderhook Lake & Dam
Kinderhook Lake
Kinderhook, NY 12106
Application ID: 4-1044-00032/00019
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 15 Title 3 Aquatic Pesticides
Project is Located: Kinderhook, Columbia County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to treat Kinderhook Lake (384 acres) with Copper Sulfate to control algae.  The project is located on Kinderhook Lake, in the town of Kinderhook, Columbia 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:
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 Jul 7 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

Delaware County

Applicant: Village of Fleischmanns
Box 94 Main St
Fleischmanns, NY 12430
Facility: Emory Brook
Main St
Fleischmanns, NY
Application ID: 4-1246-00490/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Middletown, Delaware County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to remove accumulated gravel to re-establish a 350' section of Emory Brook due to the flood event of April 2005.  The project is located at 1366 Main Street in the Village of Fleischmanns.
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 7 2006.
Contact: Martha A Wood
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford SUB-OFFICE
65561 State Highway 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Greene County

Applicant: Greene Co Soil & Water Conservation Dist
907 County Office Bldg
Cairo, NY 12413 -9502
Facility: Clark & Lawrence Properties
St Rte 23 at Co Rte 17 - Along Batavia Kill
Ashland, NY
Application ID: 4-1920-00083/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Ashland, Greene County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to stabilize a 3,900 foot long stretch of the Batavia Kill just upstream of the County Route 17 Bridge. The project will involve the installation of a bank stabilization system consisting of approx 25 rock grade control structures and rock bank erosion control structures to reduce bed and bank erosion levels to tolerable levels.
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 cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. 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: 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

Otsego County

Applicant: Peter & Katharine Fiduccia
Facility: Fiduccia Property
573 Coye Brook Rd
Gilbertsville, NY 13776
Application ID: 4-3622-00107/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Butternuts, Otsego County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to excavate 5 pothole and install 2 low earthen embankments for wildlife habitat improvement in Freshwater Wetland #BS-14. Each pothole will be at least 5000 square feet in size with a maximum depth of 4 feet. Excavated material shall be scattered in the adjacent area.
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 cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. 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: 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

Applicant: Byron & Mary Thomas
Facility: Thomas Property
225 Stone House Rd
Fly Creek, NY 13337
Application ID: 4-3650-00212/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Otsego, Otsego County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to control Elodea  canadensis in a 1.84 acre privately owned pond on Fly Creek within the boundary of Freshwater Wetland # CP-18. The aquatic herbicides Sonar PR, Sonar Q or a combination of both are proposed to be applied by a licensed pesticide applicator. The exact combination used will depend on water conditions at the time of application.
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 Jul 7 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

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