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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 02/26/2020

Allegany County


Rushford Lake Recreation District
8999 Main St
PO Box 82
Rushford, NY 14777 -0082


Balcom Beach
Balcom Beach Rd off St Rte 243
Rushford, NY 14777

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters

Project is Located:

Rushford, Allegany County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to install large rock riprap for erosion protection along approximately 300 linear feet of Rushford Lake shoreline. Also proposed as part of this project is dredging of a 25'x25' (LxW) area to allow for docking of the Rushford Lake Recreation District work barge, to an average depth of 2 feet deeper than currently existing in the area to be dredged. All work will be done during the winter lakewater drawdown period, and no work will be completed in the water. All dredged material to be taken off-site as part of this project will be disposed of at a location approved by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The project is located at the facility address listed above.

Availability of Application Documents:

Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection during normal business hours at the address of the contact person. To ensure timely service at the time of inspection, it is recommended that an appointment be made with 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 application type is exempt and/or the project involves the continuation of an existing operational activity.

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 12, 2020.


Matthew J Smith
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany Sub-Office
182 E Union St - Ste 3
Allegany, NY 14706

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