Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 10/11/2006

Dutchess County

Applicant: J & J Log & Lumber Corp
P O Box 1139
Dover Plains, NY 12522 -1139
Facility: J & J Lumber Corp
528 Old Rte 22
Dover Plains, NY 12603
Application ID: 3-1326-00220/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Dover, Dutchess County
Project Description:
             The Department has prepared a Draft Permit pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the NYS Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) and the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments and made a tentative determination to approve this application for the Applicant’s facility located in Dover Plains, Dutchess County, New York.
    J & J  Lumber Corporation is an existing facility located in Dover Plains, Dutchess County, New York that manufactures dimensional lumber and other wood products .  A 22.13 mmBTU wood fired boiler is proposed to provide heat for the lumber drying process.  The wood used as fuel shall consist of sawdust, wood chips, and shavings produced by the milling process.  The proposed wood fired boiler shall be equipped with a multitube cyclone collector to control particulate emissions.
    The permit contains fuel limits to cap criteria pollutant emissions below major stationary source thresholds.  Therefore, Title V permitting does not apply. The Standard Industrial Classification representative of this facility 2421 - Sawmills & Planing Mills.
    By acceptance of this permit, the permittee agrees that the permit is contingent upon strict compliance with the ECL, all applicable regulations, the General Conditions specified and any Special Conditions included as part of this permit.
    Persons wishing to inspect the subject files, including the application with all relevant supporting materials, the draft permit, and all other materials available to the DEC (the "permitting authority") that are relevant to this permitting decision should contact the DEC representative listed below.  It is recommended that an appointment be made to confirm the availability of the subject files.  The DEC will endeavor to make the files available within two (2) business days of contact, during normal business hours (8:30 am through 4:45 pm), unless the requestor wishes to inspect the files at a later date.
    DEC will evaluate the application and the comments received on it to determine whether to hold a public hearing.  A public hearing may be legislative or adjudicatory.  A legislative public hearing is a proceeding which provides an additional opportunity for public comment.  DEC’s determination to hold a legislative public hearing will be based on whether a significant degree of public interest exists.   If a legislative public hearing is to be held, a Notice of Hearing will be published which will include the time and place of the hearing and submitting comments.   The applicant and all persons who  have filed comments on the permit will be notified by mail of the public hearing.  Comments and requests for a legislative public hearing should be in writing and addressed to the Department representative listed below.
    An adjudicatory public hearing is a trial type proceeding which provides the opportunity for adjudication on the basis of evidence, including direct testimony and cross examination.  An adjudicatory hearing is held only if substantive and significant issues relating to any findings or determinations the Department is required to make pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law exist.  A copy of the Department’s permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Department web site at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/gudph1.htm.


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 Nov 10 2006.
Contact: Kenneth R Grzyb
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Keith Lore
Facility: Lore Property
24 Smith St
Red Hook, NY
Application ID: 3-1348-00086/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Red Hook, Dutchess County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a single family home and driveway within the 100-foot adjacent area of State-designated Freshwater Wetland KE-3 (Class II).  The project site, which is primarily mown lawn, is located on the west side of Smith Street about 1,500 south of Garden Street.  Approximately 0.37 acre of the 100-foot adjacent area will be impacted by the project.  No disturbance to the wetland is proposed.
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 Oct 27 2006.
Contact: Scott E Sheeley
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Orange County

Applicant: Minisink Valley Ctl Sch Dist
PO Box 217
Slate Hill, NY 10973 -0217
Facility: Otisville Elementary School
21 School St
Otisville, NY
Application ID: 3-3344-00071/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Mount Hope, Orange County
Project Description:
     The Minisink Valley Central School District Board proposes to construct a new Otisville Elementary School and has applied to the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (the DEC) for a SPDES permit (NY#0272418) to construct and operate a 16,860 gallons per day (design flow) septic tank/sand filter for the school which would discharge treated sanitary effluent to the nearby tributary #33 (Class B) of the Shawangunk Kill.   The DEC has prepared a Draft SPDES Permit with effluent limits & monitoring requirements, and has made a tentative determination to approve this sanitary discharge.
      The School District has also applied for a Protection of Waters permit to disturb that same tributary #33 in order to construct a discharge pipe & headwall  for the sanitary discharge and to trench through the stream to install a water line under it to serve the new Elementary School.  Additionally, they have applied for a Stormwater SPDES General Permit to control and manage stormwater runoff during and after construction of the new school.
      The new Otisville Elementary School would be located approximately one-half mile south of the existing school on 51 acres of land west of Mount Hope Road (CR#11) and south of Finchville Turnpike, in the Town of Mount Hope, Orange County, New York.

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
A draft environmental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency:
Minisink Valley Ctl Sch Dist
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A cultural resources survey has been completed. The report of the survey is on file. No 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 Nov 10 2006.
Contact: Michael D Merriman
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Rockland County

Applicant: Bmb Associates Inc
24 Bensons Point Ct
Stony Point, NY 10980
Facility: Bmb Associates - Rental Units
30-34 James St
Stony Point, NY
Application ID: 3-3928-00154/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Stony Point, Rockland County
Project Description:
      This permit involves the surface discharge through a Multi-Flo aeration system of up to 750 gallons per day of treated sanitary waste to a storm drainage system discharging to the Husdon River.  
    Additional information on this permit may be requested from or inspected at the NYSDEC Central Office in Albany.      SPDES number:  NY 027 2621
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 Nov 10 2006.
Contact: Andrea Sheeran Glick
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Ulster County

Applicant: Cape Pond Inc
101 Canal St
Ellenville, NY 12428 -1403
Facility: Cape Pond
669 Ulster Heights Rd
Ellenville, NY
Application ID: 3-5156-00258/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Wawarsing, Ulster County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes a multi-year winter drawdown of Cape Pond by 4 1/2 to 5 feet  for the purpose of controlling nuisance aquatic weeds. Freshwater Wetland R-18 (Class: 2) at the western end of the lake would be affected.
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 27 2006.
Contact: Lawrence G Biegel
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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