Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 01/31/2007

Franklin County

Applicant: Robert & Michelle Fountain
Facility: Fountain Gravel Pit
BROWN-BENOIT Rd - W Side - Approx 1 Mi N of Co Rte 27
Owls Head, NY 12969
Application ID: 5-1624-00160/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Bellmont, Franklin County
Project Description:
The applicant is seeking a permit to operate a four acre sand and gravel mine, with an expected life of five years.  The site, located on the west side of the Brown-Benoit Road approximately 1 mile north of Brown-Benoit and County Route 27 intersection, is part of a 32 acre parcel owned by Robert and Michelle Fountain.  Upon completion of mining, the entire site will be reclaimed to re-establish native grass and woody cover.  The proposal is also being reviewed by the Adirondack Park Agency, under APA Project No. 2006-131.
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 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 Mar 02, 2007.
Contact: Denise M Wagner
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
1115 NYS Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
r5dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals