Region 1 SEQR and Other Notices Region 1 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 1 Completed Applications 12/13/2006

Suffolk County

Applicant: Suffolk County
H Lee Dennison Bldg
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Facility: Smith Point County Park
William Floyd Pkwy
Smith Point, NY 11967
Application ID: 1-4722-01342/00034
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Brookhaven, Suffolk County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to dredge 350,000 cubic yards of compatible sand from an offshore borrow site located south of Watch Hill on Fire Island and place 150,000 cubic yards of the material along 4,000 feet of a western portion of the shoreline of the park, place 75,000 cubic yards of the material along 2,500 feet of a central portion of the shoreline of the park and place 125,000 cubic yards of the material along 4,000 feet of an eastern portion of the park.   Beach scraping to collect material to enhance the dunes may also be conducted along the central and eastern portions of the shoreline.   The material will be transported to the beach nourishment areas and then graded.   The project is located at Smith's Point County Park, Fire Island,  Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County.       
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:
Suffolk County Parks
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 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 29, 2006.
Contact: Mark Carrara
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony BROOK|50 Circle Rd
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)444-0365
r1dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 1 SEQR and Other Notices Region 1 SPDES Renewals