Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 11/15/2006

Dutchess County

Applicant: Town of Pawling
160 Charles Colman Blvd
Pawling, NY 12564
Facility: Lakeside Park
2 Lakeside DR|LAKESIDE Dr & Co Rte 20
Pawling, NY 12564
Application ID: 3-1340-00161/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Pawling, Dutchess County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for the re-issuance of State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit (NY0264016) to discharge up to 14,450 gallons per day of treated sanitary wastewater into groundwater from several existing subsurface septic systems located at the above referenced facility at Lakeside Park (formerly know as Holiday Hills Conference Center).  The site is located on the north side of lakeside Drive, west of its intersection with Route 20, adjacent to Green Mountain lake and north of the Village of Pawling.
Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
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 Dec 15 2006.
Contact: Laurie A Lawrence
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: Storm King School
314 Mountain Ave
Cornwall, NY 12518
Facility: Storm King School
314 Mountain Ave
Cornwall, NY 12518
Application ID: 3-3324-00025/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Cornwall, Orange County
Project Description:
    The Department has decided to pursue a Department Initiated Modification (DIM) to the SPDES permit for the Storm King School Sewage Treatment System (NY 010-2831).  This initiative was implemented to ensure compliance by the year 2009 with Goal 10 of the Hudson River Estuary Action Plan, 2005-2009; enacted by the Governor in 2004 to improve water quality.
    The objective of Goal 10 is to make the waters of the Hudson River safe for the public to swim for the river’s entire length.  Swimming in the Hudson River is currently limited in part due to high pathogen levels; some of which come from discharges of wastewater treatment facilities.  Therefore to reduce pathogen levels, the DEC will modify the above mentioned SPDES permit to include disinfection of the effluent for these wastewater discharges, as well as monitoring the discharges for fecal coliform and chlorine levels (as relevant) in the respective receiving waters within the Hudson River Watershed.
    The Hudson River Estuary Action Plan, 2005 - 2009, is available online at: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/hudson/hreagenda05.pdf.  Questions concerning the technical details of the permit can be directed to Shayne Mitchell at 518-402-8125.
Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
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 Dec 15 2006.
Contact: Mary Jo Crance
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: NYS Office of Parks, Rec & Historic Preservation
Agency Bldg 1
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12238
Facility: Anthony Wayne STP
Harriman State Park
Highlands, NY
Application ID: 3-3336-00032/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Highlands, Orange County
Project Description:
The Department has decided to pursue a Department Initiated Modification (DIM) to the SPDES permit  for the Anthony Wayne Sewage Treatment Plant (NY 014-5203).  This initiative was implemented to ensure compliance by the year 2009 with Goal 10 of the Hudson River Estuary Action Plan, 2005-2009; enacted by the Governor in 2004 to improve water quality.
    The objective of Goal 10 is to make the waters of the Hudson River safe for the public to swim for the river’s entire length.  Swimming in the Hudson River is currently limited in part due to high pathogen levels; some of which come from discharges of wastewater treatment facilities.  Therefore to reduce pathogen levels, the DEC will modify the above mentioned SPDES permit to include disinfection of the effluent for these wastewater discharges, as well as monitoring the discharges for fecal coliform and chlorine levels (as relevant) in the respective receiving waters within the Hudson River Watershed.
    The Hudson River Estuary Action Plan, 2005 - 2009, is available online at:  www.dec.state.ny.us/website/hudson/hreagenda05.pdf. Questions concerning the technical details of the permit can be directed to Shayne Mitchell at 518-402-8125.
Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
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 Dec 15 2006.
Contact: Mary Jo Crance
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Rockland County

Applicant: Good Samaritan Hospital
255 Lafayette Ave
Suffern, NY 10901
Facility: Good Samaritan Hospital
255 Lafayette Ave
Suffern, NY 10901
Application ID: 3-3926-00041/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Ramapo, Rockland 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 Title V of the Federal Clean
Air Act Amendments and made a tentative determination to approve this application for the
Applicant's facility located Suffern, New York.
    This is a renewal application for the Title V permit of the subject  facility.  This facility
operates three boilers for its heating and hot water needs, one Ethylene Oxide (ETO) sterilization
unit and two emergency generator. The boilers are operated with natural gas and No. 4 Oil.
   The facility includes the following emission units:
0-00002 : This units consists of one ETO sterilization unit.
U-00001: This unit consists of three  (3) identical, dual fuel Cleaver Brooks boilers, each rated at 33.46 mmbtu/hr.  Flue gases exit through a common stack.  Boilers use natural gas and No. 4 fuel oil.
U-00003:  This unit consists of two emergency generators rated at 1000KW and 450 KW respectively.
Applicable regulations include: 6 NYCRR 200, 201-6, 202-6,211, 212, 215, 225,  and 227.
    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.
    In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(c), the Administrator of the
United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)  has the authority to bar issuance of
any Title V Facility Permit if it is determined not to be in compliance with applicable
requirements of the Clean Air Act or  6NYCRR Part 201.
    The Draft Permit and Permit Review Report may be viewed and printed from the
Department web site at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/dar/boss/afs/index.html. Persons
wishing to inspect the subject Title V 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.


Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
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 Dec 22 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

Ulster County

Applicant: A & F Partners Inc
30 Broadway Ste 203
Kingston, NY 12401
Facility: Black Creek Apartments
30 Black Creek Rd
Esopus, NY
Application ID: 3-5122-00162/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Esopus, Ulster County
Project Description:
    The Department has decided to pursue a Department Initiated Modification (DIM) to the SPDES permit for the Black Creek Apartments Sewage Treatment Sytem (NY 015-0053).  This initiative was implemented to ensure compliance by the year 2009 with Goal 10 of the Hudson River Estuary Action Plan, 2005-2009; enacted by the Governor in 2004 to improve water quality.
    The objective of Goal 10 is to make the waters of the Hudson River safe for the public to swim for the river’s entire length.  Swimming in the Hudson River is currently limited in part due to high pathogen levels; some of which come from discharges of wastewater treatment facilities.  Therefore to reduce pathogen levels, the DEC will modify the above mentioned SPDES permit to include disinfection of the effluent for these wastewater discharges, as well as monitoring the discharges for fecal coliform and chlorine levels (as relevant) in the respective receiving waters within the Hudson River Watershed.
    The Hudson River Estuary Action Plan, 2005 - 2009, is available online at: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/hudson/hreagenda05.pdf.  Questions concerning the technical details of the permit can be directed to Shayne Mitchell at 518-402-8125.
Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
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 Dec 15 2006.
Contact: Mary Jo Crance
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Ship Lantern Inn
1725 Rt 9W
Milton, NY 12547
Facility: Ship Lantern Inn
1725 Rt 9W
Milton, NY 12547
Application ID: 3-5136-00022/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Marlborough, Ulster County
Project Description:
    The Department has decided to pursue a Department Initiated Modification (DIM) to the SPDES permit for the Ship Lantern Inn Sewage Treatment System (NY 021-5261).  This initiative was implemented to ensure compliance by the year 2009 with Goal 10 of the Hudson River Estuary Action Plan, 2005-2009; enacted by the Governor in 2004 to improve water quality.
    The objective of Goal 10 is to make the waters of the Hudson River safe for the public to swim for the river’s entire length.  Swimming in the Hudson River is currently limited in part due to high pathogen levels; some of which come from discharges of wastewater treatment facilities.  Therefore to reduce pathogen levels, the DEC will modify the above mentioned SPDES permit to include disinfection of the effluent for these wastewater discharges, as well as monitoring the discharges for fecal coliform and chlorine levels (as relevant) in the respective receiving waters within the Hudson River Watershed.
    The Hudson River Estuary Action Plan, 2005 - 2009, is available online at: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/hudson/hreagenda05.pdf.  Questions concerning the technical details of the permit can be directed to Shayne Mitchell at 518-402-8125.
Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
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 Dec 15 2006.
Contact: Mary Jo Crance
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Marlboro Ctl Sch Dist
50 Cross Rd
Marlboro, NY 12542 -6009
Facility: Marlboro High School
50 Cross Rd
Marlboro, NY
Application ID: 3-5136-00035/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Marlborough, Ulster County
Project Description:
    The Department has decided to pursue a Department Initiated Modification (DIM) to the SPDES permit for the Marlboro High School Sewage Treatment System (NY 009-9821).  This initiative was implemented to ensure compliance by the year 2009 with Goal 10 of the Hudson River Estuary Action Plan, 2005-2009; enacted by the Governor in 2004 to improve water quality.
    The objective of Goal 10 is to make the waters of the Hudson River safe for the public to swim for the river’s entire length.  Swimming in the Hudson River is currently limited in part due to high pathogen levels; some of which come from discharges of wastewater treatment facilities.  Therefore to reduce pathogen levels, the DEC will modify the above mentioned SPDES permit to include disinfection of the effluent for these wastewater discharges, as well as monitoring the discharges for fecal coliform and chlorine levels (as relevant) in the respective receiving waters within the Hudson River Watershed.
    The Hudson River Estuary Action Plan, 2005 - 2009, is available online at: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/hudson/hreagenda05.pdf.  Questions concerning the technical details of the permit can be directed to Shayne Mitchell at 518-402-8125.
Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
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 Dec 15 2006.
Contact: Mary Jo Crance
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Elat Chayyim
99 Mill Hook Rd
Accord, NY 12404
Facility: Elat Chayyim
99 Mill Hook Rd
Accord, NY 12404
Application ID: 3-5144-00004/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Rochester, Ulster County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to reconstruct two existing subsurface sanitary wastewater treatment system sand filters and the outfall within the 100-foot adjacent area of State-designated Freshwater Wetland M-14 (Class II).  The project site is located on the southeast side of Mill Hook Road, about 1/2-mile north of the intersection with Mettachonts Road.  Approximately 4,800 square feet (0.11 acre) of the wetland adjacent area will be disturbed during the project, which is necessary to raise the elevation of the filters and outfall about 1 foot.
Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
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 Dec 1 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

Applicant: Town of Marbletown
PO Box 217
Stone Ridge, NY 12484 -0217
Facility: High Falls Water District
186 Mohonk Rd
High Falls, NY 12440
Application ID: 3-5199-00023/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply
Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Marbletown, Ulster County
Project Description:
    The DEC has made a tentative determination to approved an application for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit (SPDES# NY-0272442) and has prepared a Draft SPDES Permit, for the High Falls Water District in the Town of Marbletown, Ulster County, NY.  The Draft Permit would authorize the surface discharge of approximately 6,000 gallons per day of backwash water from the clarifier and filter of the High Falls Water Filtration Plant.  The filtration plant would filter approximately 85,000 gallons of water per day from the New York City Catskill Aqueduct for use in the High Falls Water District to replace private wells contaminated by the Mohonk Road Superfund Site.      
     The 5-page Draft SPDES Permit includes monitoring requirements and effluent limits on the discharge to the Rondout Creek. The draft permit is available for review at the DEC Region 3 Office in New Paltz by calling or writing to the Contact Person listed at the end of this Notice.

Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
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 Dec 18 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

Westchester County

Applicant: Westchester County
148 Martine Ave
White Plains, NY 10601 -4704
Facility: Nature Study Woods
Webster AVENUE/HUTCHINSON River
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Application ID: 3-5510-00365/00004
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: New Rochelle, Westchester County
Project Description:
The applicant proposed the repair and modification of existing stormwater discharge areas at two sites, A and C, within the Class II Freshwater Wetland (FW) MV-3, and its 100-foot regulated Adjacent Area (AA), and application of pesticides at site B for the removal of invasive plant species. All sites are within Nature Study Woods, a Westchester County Park.
All work in the FW is proposed as follows:
Site A
  1. Removal of an existing, deteriorated manhole and approximately 30 feet of 18-inch pipe, with remaining pipe to be sealed and abandoned in place.  A culvert is to be placed at this location or the site graded to such a level as to restore hydraulic connection.
  2. Placement of a 12-inch culvert, 6-8 feet long to elevate the existing walking trail.
  3. Existing manhole is to be repaired and refurbished. Additional pipe and a 100-square foot, 2-4 inch deep gravel basin is to be added at the manhole to prevent stormwater erosion.

Site B

  1. Removal of existing stands of Phragmites sp., Polygonum cuspidatum, and Ampelopsis sp.. Plants will be cut and then sprayed or injected with the herbicide glyphosate. Applicant proposes follow-up treatment for two years after as needed.
Work proposed in the FW and Adjacent Area AA as indicated:
Site C
  1. Removal of approximately 125 feet of 36-inch pipe in FW and an additional approximately 60 feet within the AA. Eight feet of pipe is to be abandoned in place within the FW.
  2. Excavation and grading of an approximately 30 foot by 65 foot area within the AA for the construction of a stormwater detention basin with trash rack and and silt pads to prevent impacts on the wetland from stormwater erosion, trash deposit, and siltation.  
  3. Construction of an approximately 75-foot fence is proposed to limit access to the basin.
Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
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:
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 Dec 1 2006.
Contact: Rebecca S Crist
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Fc Yonkers Associates LLC
One Metro Tech Center North
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Facility: Ridge Hill Village
Ridge Hill Blvd
Yonkers, NY
Application ID: 3-5518-00815/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Yonkers, Westchester County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to fill approximately 0.9 acres of federally-regulated wetlands in association with construction of a mixed-use development known as Ridge Hill Village. The project site is a 144-acre site located generally between the the south end of the Grassy Sprain Reservoir and the NYS Thruway.  The proposed wetland fill is for the construction of a southbound service road west of the NYS Thruway.  The sponsor proposes off-site wetland mitigation at the City of Yonkers' Sunnybrook Park, which involves the enhancement of approximately 4.1 acres of State-designate Freshwater Wetland MV-4 (Class I)  through the removal of Phragmites australis and the planting of wetland tree species.  The Phragmites australis will be removed by cutting and application of the herbicide glyphosate.  Compliance with the DEC SPDES General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Activities (GP-02-01) will also be required and a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan is under review.
Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
A draft environmental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency:
Yonkers City Council
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 Dec 15 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

Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals