Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 09/13/2006

Jefferson County

Applicant: Town of Pamelia
25859 St Rte 37
Watertown, NY 13601
Facility: Pamelia Water District #8
West of St Rte 37|SOUTH of Hines Rd
Pamelia, NY
Application ID: 6-2248-00072/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply
Project is Located: Jefferson County
Project Description:
The Town of Pamelia has created Pamelia Water District #8 and has applied for a water supply permit to serve water to the planned Pleasent Acres Subdivision. The project includes approximately 4,500 feet of 8 inch water main and 5,000 feet of service line to 107 service connections to provide up to 23,300 gpm from the DANC water line via Pamelia Water District #5.
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:
Pamelia 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 Sep 29 2006.
Contact: Lawrence R Ambeau
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building - 317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Oneida County

Applicant: Utica Cutlery Co
820 Noyes St
Utica, NY 13502 -5053
Facility: Utica Cutlery Co
820 Noyes St
Utica, NY 13502
Application ID: 6-3016-00061/00015
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Oneida County
Project Description:
This Department has received a request to modify an existing permit and has drafted an Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the Environmental Conservation Law, an Air State Facility Permit, at the facility located at Utica Cutlery Company, 820 Noyes St, Utica, NY 13502 in Oneida County. The facility is a manufacturer of pocket knives. The modification has been proposed to add a cyclone particulate-control device to the permit and also to change the regulatory approach for an existing trichloroethylene degreaser. There have been no physical changes to this degreasing unit and no increase of trichloroethylene emissions are expected. This modification of regulatory approach will place a new reduced limit on trichloroethylene emissions to 975.5 pounds per month. The draft permit with conditions is available for review in the Region 6 offices in Utica and Watertown, 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 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 Oct 13 2006.
Contact: Lawrence R Ambeau
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building - 317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

St Lawrence County

Applicant: Erie Boulevard Hydropower LP
225 Greenfield Pkwy Ste 201
Liverpool, NY 13088
Facility: Lower Raquette River Project
Raquette River
Norfolk, Potsdam, NY
Application ID: 6-4099-00006/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:
The applicant requested a Water Quality Certification as part of its Federal Energy Regulatory Commission license amendment request for its Lower Raquette River Project - FERC No. 2330.  The Lower Raquette River Project consists of the Norwood, East Norfolk, Norfolk and Raymondville hydroelectric development on the Raquette River in St. Lawrence County, New York.

The amendment request is for turbine maintenance upgrades at all four developments. Existing fixed-blade turbines will be replaced with variable-pitch turbines, and the developments will be operated in a run of river mode rather than the current store and release mode.  A draft water quality certificate is available for public review at the DEC Region 6 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:
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 Sep 29 2006.
Contact: Lawrence R Ambeau
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building - 317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals