Region 8 SEQR and Other Notices Region 8 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 8 Completed Applications 01/10/2007

Genesee County

Applicant: City of Batavia
One Batavia City Centre
Batavia, NY 14020
Facility: Tonawanda Creek Western Bank
Walnut St @ Tonawanda Creek
Batavia, NY 14020
Application ID: 8-1802-00085/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Batavia, Genesee County
Project Description:
The City of Batavia proposes the stabilization and remediation of the eroded western bank of Tonawanda Creek where it approaches the east side of Walnut Street, between Town Line Road and South Main Road in the city of Batavia. The restoration activities, including a stone riprap lining, will encompass approximately 200 lineal feet of the bank. Existing sidewalks along the portion of the eastern side of Walnut Street affected by the remediation project will be restored.
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 Feb 12, 2007.
Contact: Nancy H Barkan
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East AVON-LIMA Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
r8dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Monroe County

Applicant: Town of Webster
1000 Ridge Rd E
Webster, NY 14580 -2917
Facility: WEBSTER-T STP/WW Bradley Pollution Contr
226 Philips Rd
Webster, NY 14850
Application ID: 8-2654-00039/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES
Project is Located: Webster, Monroe County
Project Description:
The Department has decided to pursue a Department Initiated Modification (DIM) to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit (NY 002-1610, DEC Identification #: 8-2654-00039/00001), the Town of Webster Pollution Control Facility pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 750-1.18, New York State’s Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS).  The changes to the permit are as follows: Biological Oxygen Demand and Total Suspended Solids percent removals has been changed to 85% in accordance with 40 CFR 133.102 and TOGS 1.3.3;  an effluent limit of 15.0 mg/L has been established for Ammonia (as NH3); a effluent limit of 1.0 ug/L for Silver has been established; cyanide was added to the permit with a effluent limitation of 52 ug/L; a limit of 0.25 mg/L was established for Chlorine Residual; and a limit of 200ng/L was set for Mercury along with a compliance schedule for a Pollution Minimization Program (PMP).  The DIM would also include several other minor reporting modifications.  The permittee discharges into the Lake Ontario, a Class A waterbody.  The Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.
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 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 Feb 09, 2007.
Contact: Mary Jo Crance
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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