Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 01/10/2007

Greene County

Applicant: NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
Facility: Colgate Lake Dam
Colgate Rd
Jewett, NY
Application ID: 4-1938-00122/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Jewett, Greene County
Project Description:
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Operations,
is applying for a Water Quality Certificate for the replacement of the Colgate Lake Dam to meet New York State Dam Safety criteria for spillway capacity and stability. Temporary construction access will require the installation of a temporary stabilized stream crossing.
The existing earthen and concrete dam will be removed following completion of the new dam and the spoils from it  will be spread/buried on site  at an upland location northwest of the proposed emergency spillway. The  project site is located on the East Kill in the Town of  Jewett, Greene 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 not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.
SEQR Lead Agency:
None Designated
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 Jan 26, 2007.
Contact: Kent P Sanders
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford SUB-OFFICE
65561 State Highway 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Rensselaer County

Applicant: Carmody West Inc
PO Box 183
Hoosick, NY 12089
Facility: Carmody West
St Rte 7 & Co Rte 100
Hoosick, NY 12089
Application ID: 4-3828-00044/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Hoosick, Rensselaer County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a permit for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law.  The proposed permit is for 1200 gpd of treated sanitary wastewater from an existing facility, discharging to Brown Brook.   The facility is Carmody West (formerly Emmetts Restaurant, on State Route 7 & County Route 100, in the town of Hoosick.  This tentative determination indicates that the discharge regulated under this statute is considered to satisfy regulatory standards for permit issuance, based on information available to the Department at this time.  As a tentative determination, the Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.  As such, this tentative determination does not signify department approval for or endorsement of the activity for which a permit is sought or for the overall proposed project.  A draft permit is available for inspection and comment at the Region 4 office.   SPDES # NY-0268763
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 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 Feb 09, 2007.
Contact: Nancy M Adams
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306

r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Schenectady County

Applicant: Concord Development Co LLC
19 Lucille Ln
Ballston Lake, NY 12019
Facility: Yates Farm Townhouse Community
Maple Ave
Alplaus, NY
Application ID: 4-4222-00244/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Glenville, Schenectady County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct 13 new residential townhouse structures, each three to five units in size, for a total of 48 units, on approximately 10.8 acres of a 12.6 acre parcel. Development will also include the installation of roadways, utilities and stormwater management structures.  As proposed, the project will cause a permanant loss of approximately 0.27 acres of Federal wetlands and approximately 185 linear feet of stream channel disturbance.  To mitigate for wetland losses, the applicant proposes to protect approximately 1.58 acres of remaining wetlands and 1.34 acres of adjacent upland on the site via a permanent deed restriction.  The applicant has also proposed to enhance/create approximately 0.75 acres of forested wetland on the site.  The project is located on Maple Avenue just north of the Alplaus Avenue intersection.
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:
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 Jan 26, 2007.
Contact: James J Eldred
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306

r4dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals