Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 12/06/2006

Essex County

Applicant: Graymont Materials (NY) Inc
111 Quarry Rd
PO Box 69
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Facility: Cassavaugh Pit
St Rte 3 - W Side - Betw Saranac Lake & Bloomington
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Application ID: 5-1544-00004/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: St Armand, Essex County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to modify their current Mined Land Reclamation Permit to allow mining up to their western property line (within the 25' setback area), expanding their life of mine by ~1 acre.  Appropriate permission from adjoining landowner is on file.  The proposed new life of mine area is 26 acres, with a proposed total affected area of 21+/- acres during the next 5 year permit term.  The "Cassavaugh Bank" mine is located on the west side of Route 3 in the Town of St. Armand.  The Adirondack Park Agency is also reviewing this proposal (APA #85-231).
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 Jan 05, 2007.
Contact: Erin L Burns
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
1115 NYS Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
r5dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Fulton County

Applicant: E J Simek General Contractors Inc
PO Box 43
Johnstown, NY 12095 -0043
Facility: Fern Dale Cemetery Mine
545 N Perry Rd
Johnstown, NY 12095
Application ID: 5-1728-00079/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Johnstown, Fulton County
Project Description:
The applicant has applied to modify its current Mined Land Reclamation permit to add 12.2 acres to the current 14.2-acre Life-Of-Mine (LOM) area, to total 26.4 acres. The operation will continue to consist of the removal of in-situ sand and gravel, and material screening by portable equipment. This modification would allow for the commencement of extraction into the newly proposed LOM acreage, with no changes to any operational aspect of the mine. The site is located off CR122, on lands owned by Ferndale Cemetery, immediately adjacent to the Ferndale Cemetery between the cities of Johnstown and Gloversville.
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:
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 Jan 05, 2007.
Contact: Marc S Migliore
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg SUB-OFFICE
232 Golf Course Rd
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
r5dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Saratoga County

Applicant: Carver Sand & Gravel LLC
494 Western Tpke
Altamont, NY 12009
Facility: Carver Sand and Gravel
5 Harris Rd
Waterford, NY 12188
Application ID: 5-4138-00002/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Halfmoon, Saratoga County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to increase their existing Button Road Mine by 19.78 acres, from an existing 45.1-acre Life-of-Mine (LOM) to a proposed 64.9-acre LOM. No changes to operational aspects of the mine are proposed, and the Mined Land Use Plan plan has been updated to phase the reclamation along with extraction activities. The site is located on a +/-111-acre contiguous parcel located east of Button Rd. and north of Brookwood Rd.
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:
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 Jan 05, 2007.
Contact: Marc S Migliore
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg SUB-OFFICE
232 Golf Course Rd
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
r5dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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