Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 06/28/2006

Albany County

Applicant: Waste Management of New York LLC
123 Varick Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Facility: Waste Management of New York Mrf
Port of Albany Church St Ext
Albany, NY 12201
Application ID: 4-0101-00185/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management
Project is Located: Albany, Albany County
Project Description:
Waste Management of New York is requesting that the DEC modify its operating permit for its existing transfer station operations at the Port of Albany to allow the company to increase the amount of non-putrescible wastes (Recyclable Commercial Wastes and Construction and Demolition Debris) handled by the facility from its current limit of 500 tons per day to 749 tons per day.  It is estimated that the increased waste stream would generate an additional nine truck trips during the anticipated peak operating hour.  The facility has sufficient capacity handle the additional wastes without the need for any major modifications to the facility.  
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:
Albany City Board of Zoning Appeals
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 28 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: State University of New York
State University Plaza
Albany, NY 12246
Facility: Columbia Greene Community College
4400 St Rte 23
Hudson, NY 12534
Application ID: 4-1040-00008/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Greenport, Columbia County
Project Description:
The Department is proposing to modify an existing SPDES permit for this facility changing the monitoring requirements for outfall 001 for pH from daily to once per week and for settleable solids from once a month to once a week.  No changes are proposed for outfall 002.  A Draft SPDES Permit has been prepared and is available for review. SPDES # NY-0030392.
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 28 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: Cobleskill Stone Products Inc
PO Box 220
Cobleskill, NY 12043 -0189
Facility: Hancock Quarry
Green Flats Rd
Hancock, NY 13783
Application ID: 4-1236-00015/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Hancock, Delaware County
Project Description:
Applicant proposes to renew and modify an existing Mined Land Reclamation Permit. Approximately 9.2 acres of land are proposed to be added to the existing 128.4-acre Life of Mine area, resulting in a new Life of Mine area of 137.6 acres.  This increase in acreage is the result of more accurate mapping as well as the inclusion of the existing office and scale area, a 4.6-acre area located within the original Life of Mine boundaries which was not previously proposed to be mined and an area previously affected by shale stripping, none of which were previously included in the total Life of Mine acreage.  The mine is located on Green Flats Road, east of the Rhodes Road intersection, in the Town of Hancock, Delaware County, New York.
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:
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 28 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

Applicant: David A Tyler
Facility: Tyler Property
River Access RD|OFF Stockport Rd
Hancock, NY
Application ID: 4-1236-00515/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Hancock, Delaware County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to re-establish 400 feet of stream channel of D-69-1 which has been aggradded with stone due to the flooding event of April 2005.  Gravel will be removed to recreate a defined, stable channel.  The project is located on Stockport Road west of SR 97.
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: 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

Applicant: David A Tyler
Facility: Tyler Property
245 Stockport Rd
Hancock, NY
Application ID: 4-1236-00516/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Hancock, Delaware County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to restore approximately 895 feet of an unnamed tributary that has become an undefined channel and is hindering harvesting of agricultural crops.  The project will recreate a stable channel and improve aquatic habitat.  The site is located on Stockport Road west of SR 97.
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: 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: CHRIS/TRACY Morgan
Facility: Morgan Property - Sleepy Hollow Lake
Sleepy Hollow Rd Lot I-85
Athens, NY
Application ID: 4-1922-00226/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Athens, Greene County
Project Description:
Applicant proposes to place rip rap along approximately 215 feet of eroding Sleepy Hollow Lake shoreline.  An additional 120 feet of the shoreline of the property will be shaped to a stable slope and vegetated.  The property is located at Lot I-85 Sleepy Hollow Road, in the Town of Athens, Greene 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:
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: Patricia A Pinder
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Otsego County

Applicant: Ted Stucka
Facility: Stucka Property
6824 St Rte 7 Just East of Peterson Rd
Maryland, NY 12116
Application ID: 4-3636-00051/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Maryland, Otsego County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct 5 shallow water wetland potholes to enhance wildlife values in Freshwater Wetland MI-20 along Schenevus Creek just upstream of the intersection of NYS RTE 7 and Peterson Rd. The irregularly shaped potholes will be approximately 5,000 square feet each and will predominately be less than 18 inches deep with a maximum depth of 4 feet.
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 14 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: Ronald K Ross
Facility: Ross Property
6804 St Rte 7 & Peterson Rd
Maryland, NY 12116
Application ID: 4-3636-00113/00009
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Maryland, Otsego County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct 6 shallow water wetland potholes to enhance wildlife values in Freshwater Wetland MI-20 along Schenevus Creek just downstream of the intersection of NYS RTE 7 and Peterson Rd. The irregularly shaped potholes will be approximately 5,000 square feet each and will predominately be less than 18 inches deep with a maximum depth of 4 feet.

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 14 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: Town of Schodack
1777 Columbia Tpk
Castleton on Hudson, NY 12033 -9621
Facility: Schodack Water District #8
Us Rtes 9 & 20, Schuurman Rd, Byers Estates
Schodack, NY
Application ID: 4-3844-00202/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply
Project is Located: Schodack, Rensselaer County
Project Description:
The Town of Schodack proposes the creation of Water District #8, which includes service to 150 connections, installation of 11,000 feet of transmission mains, 6,800 feet of distribution mains, and a 600,000 gallon storage tank.  Water will be purchased from the Town of East Greenbush, until such time as the Town of Schodack's new water supply wells are operational.  The project is located between US Routes 9 & 20, Schuurman Road, and Byers Estates in the Town of Schodack, 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:
Schodack Town 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 Jul 14 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