Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 08/16/2006

Erie County

Applicant: City of Buffalo
Niagara Sq
Buffalo, NY 14202
Facility: Buffalo Water Plt & Col Ward Ps
Jersey St
Buffalo, NY 14202
Application ID: 9-1402-00164/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Buffalo, Erie County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a modification of a permit for an existing discharge of 9.17 million gallons per day of treated back wash water into the Black Rock Canal.  The applicant will use a new Outfall No 003A to discharge the treated sand filter backwash water.  Authorization for approved emergency use discharge of untreated sand filter backwash water through Outfall Nos 002 and 003 has been deleted from the permit conditions.
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 located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 Sep 15 2006.
Contact: Steven J Miller
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals