Region 8 SEQR and Other Notices Region 8 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 8 Completed Applications 01/24/2007

Ontario County

Applicant: WAL-MART Stores Inc
702 Southwest 8TH St
Bentonville, AR 72716 -8611
Facility: Geneva WAL-MART #1731
990 St Rte 5 & Us Rte 20
Geneva, NY
Application ID: 8-3230-00162/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Geneva, Ontario County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes the relocation of approximately 1,450 feet of an existing drainage swale to facilitate an expansion of the existing retail store. The swale is considered a federally regulated freshwater wetland. The applicant is proposing to mitigate the wetland impacts through the creation of approximately 1,850 feet of drainage swale, surrounded by an upland shrub buffer, to be located east of the existing swale.
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:
Geneva Town Planning Board
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 Feb 09, 2007.
Contact: Thomas P Haley
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East AVON-LIMA Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
r8dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Steuben County

Applicant: Steuben County
3 E Pulteney Square
Bath, NY 14810 -1510
Facility: Saunders Rd Bridge
Saunders Rd Over Canisteo RIVER|SOUTH of Co Rte 119
Rathbone, NY
Application ID: 8-4664-00025/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Rathbone, Steuben County
Project Description:
Replacement of the Saunders Road Bridge over the Canisteo River in Steuben County. The work will involve removal of the existing one span truss bridge and replacement with a new single span bridge on a new horizontal alignment and vertical profile as well as approach work including full-depth pavement reconstruction of Saunders Road necessary to construct the bridge.  The Bridge and approach sections of Saunders Road necessary to construct the bridge.  The bridge and approach sections for the proposed action are designed with a 10 ft travel lane and 4 ft shoulder in each direction.  The new bridge will be located approximately 98 ft upstream of the existing bridge.  The existing bridge will remain open to vehicular traffic during construction until the new bridge is built at which time the existing bridge will be demolished.

To complete this project work below the Ordinary High Water (OHW) is required. There will be a net fill of +/-697Cubic yard below OHW.  
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 09, 2007.
Contact: Steven J Miller
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East AVON-LIMA Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
r8dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 8 SEQR and Other Notices Region 8 SPDES Renewals