Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 04/25/2007

Cattaraugus County

Applicant: Lafarge North America Inc
12950 Worldgate Dr Ste 500
Herndon, VA 20170
Facility: Freedom Gravel Products Mine
10292 Elton Rd
Delevan, NY 14042
Application ID: 9-0442-00008/00015
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Freedom, Cattaraugus County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to install separate stormwater and groundwater collection and retention systems with separate discharges to Elton Creek.  The modifications are necessary due to a higher than expected ground water table at the mine. The stormwater system will consist of an additional sedimentation basin below the existing basin and a discharge to an rock lined energy dissipation apron before being discharged to Elton Creek.  Groundwater will be collected by a drain tile in a rock filled trench and will discharge to a created wetland before discharging to Elton Creek.  The Multi-Sector General SPDES Permit for Stormwater Discharges Associated with Industrial Activity, GP-0-06-0002, will also apply to this modification.  The affected mine area is on the southeast side of Delevan Elton Road (Cattaraugus County Route 21).
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. Mitigation measure required by the Lead Agency will modify the proposed action so that no significant adverse environmental impacts will result. A conditioned Negative Declaration is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency:
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 May 25, 2007.
Contact: Kenneth C Taft
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Chautauqua County

Applicant: NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
Facility: Canadaway Creek Conservation Area
St Rte 5 - W Side - Canadaway Creek Mouth @ Lake Erie
Dunkirk, NY
Application ID: 9-0634-00069/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 34 Coastal Erosion Management
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Dunkirk, Chautauqua County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to install bendway weirs, rock bank protection and plant vegetation along 756 linear feet of eroded Canadaway Creek bank.  The project site is located at the facility listed above, which is immediately downstream of NYS Rte. 5 bridge in the Town of Dunkirk.
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 May 11, 2007.
Contact: Mary E Hohmann
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Carol Jean Boyd
Facility: Boyd Property
210 Bell Ave
Jamestown, NY 14701
Application ID: 9-0636-00038/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Ellery, Chautauqua County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a 30 foot by 30 foot cottage with a water supply well, a service connection to the South/Central Sewer District sewer and 25 foot wide driveway, in the regulated 100-foot Adjacent Area of Freshwater Wetland No. LW-6. The site is on the north side of Belle Avenue, 235 feet west from Town Line Road.
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 Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 May 11, 2007.
Contact: Kenneth C Taft
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Clear Creek Gravel Products
190 Bentley Hill Rd
Conewango Valley, NY 14726
Facility: Clear Creek Gravel Mine
St Rte 62 - W Side - North of Clear Creek Corners
Conewango Valley, NY 14726
Application ID: 9-0640-00003/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Ellington, Chautauqua County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to add 20 acres to the existing mine (formerly the Chaffin Gravel Pit) cuarrently approved for 4.85 acres.  Processing with a portable dry-screen with a maximum capacity of less than 150 tons per hour and changing the reclamation objective from wildlife habitat to a log staging area is also proposed.  The mine is about 1,200 feet north of the intersection of NYS Route 62 with Chautauqua County Route 67 and the expansion area is adjacent to the current mine northern limits.   
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:
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A cultural resources survey has been completed. The report of the survey is on file. No 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 May 25, 2007.
Contact: Kenneth C Taft
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals