Region 8 SEQR and Other Notices Region 8 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 8 Completed Applications 09/27/2006

Orleans County

Applicant: Tra Development Ltd
5500 Main St Ste 264
Buffalo, NY 14221
Facility: Medina Country Estates
Old Oak Orchard Dr
Medina, NY 14103
Application ID: 8-3436-00034/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Shelby, Orleans County
Project Description:
TRA Development LTD proposes to place fill in 0.47 acres of federal wetlands as part of construction of a 24 unit apartment complex, Medina Country Estates, on a 3.81 acre parcel on the north side of East Oak Orchard Street in the Village of Medina.  To mitigate the loss of federal wetland, the applicant proposes to excavate a shallow pond, and grade and seed to promote growth of shrub and emergent wetland plants over approximately a one acre area on the nearby Western NY Energy LLC - Shelby Ethanol Plant property, adjoining a similar area to be created by Western NY Energy.  The total mitigation area on the Ethanol Plant property will be approximately 2 acres, to be located about 1500 feet north of the Ethanol Plant.  

A separate Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan for construction on the Medina Country Estates site, including a temporary sediment trap and a small pond, has been reviewed and approved by the Department’s Division of Water staff.

The plans are available for review at the Region 8 NYSDEC office.
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 Oct 16 2006.
Contact: Roger T McDonough
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East AVON-LIMA Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
r8dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Seneca County

Applicant: Dendis Sand & Gravel Inc
52 Rt 318
Phelps, NY 14532
Facility: Dendis Pond/ Clay Pit
Rt 96
Waterloo, NY 13165
Application ID: 8-4538-00041/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Waterloo, Seneca County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to expand an existing 9.9 acre clay pit/pond an additional 17.5 acres.  No other changes are proposed in the operation of the mine.  The mine is located on the Dendis property on Route 96 in the Town of Waterloo, Seneca County. Application materials are available for public review and comment at the regional office of NYS DEC. .   
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 Oct 27 2006.
Contact: David L Bimber
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East AVON-LIMA Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
r8dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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