Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 11/15/2006

Erie County

Applicant: Csx Intermodal Inc
310 West Bay St Ste 270
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Facility: Csx Intermodal
Between Ridge Rd & Lake Ave
Lackawanna, NY
Application ID: 9-1409-00079/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Lackawanna, Erie County
Project Description:
Redevelopment of the former Seneca Rail Yard facility by CSX-I into a train-to-truck intermodal facility, to augment shipping and receiving operations of finished goods from New York-New Jersey Harbors.  The overall project will consist of removal of old buildings, reconfiguration of existing tracks,installation of some new tracks, creation of seven yard tracks, a paved operation area, a container storage area, a truck access road and parking lot.

The truck access road will start at Lake Avenue in the Village of Blasdell and run to the north, approximately 6000 feet to the proposed operations area of the intermodal facility in the City of Lackawanna.  The access road currently passes through the regulated 100 foot wide adjacent area of State regulated Wetland BU-14.  There will be no widening of the road, so there will be no loss of wetland area.  Work will include excavation of existing substandard soils and a limited amount of clean fill will be added to  the access road to meet required New York State Department of Transportation Standards.
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 performed.
SEQR Lead Agency:
NYS Dept of Transportation
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: Steven J Miller
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Niagara County

Applicant: Ronald G Uderitz
Facility: Uderitz Property
2867 Daniels Rd
Wilson, NY 14172
Application ID: 9-2942-00185/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Wilson, Niagara County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to excavate approximately 160,000 cubic yards of clay and topsoil from a 91.5 acre parcel of land located on the east side of Daniels Road about 1.1 miles south of its intersection with Youngstown Road. The proposed entrance to the mine is an old railroad bed. The life-of-mine area is 7.8 acres. The mining operation will involve excavation by backhoe and front end loader. No processing of material will take place on-site. Reclamation will be to a 5 acre, 25 feet deep, rectangular pond. The proposed pond will be used for crop irrigation and drinking water for cattle and horses.
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 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 Dec 15 2006.
Contact: Douglas E Borschel
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