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ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 01/27/2021

Franklin County


Village of Saranac Lake
39 Main St Ste 9
Saranac Lake, NY 12983 -2294


Village of Saranac Lake - 3 Main St Building
3 Main St
Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Harrietstown, Franklin County

Project Description:

The Department intends to modify the permit for an existing discharge of cooling process water to reflect the reclassification of the receiving waterbody, the Saranac River, from C to C(T). The modification will include temperature limits and electronic monitoring requirements. Facility is located at 3 Main St, Saranac Lake, Franklin Co.

Requests for a legislative (public statement) hearing must be sent in writing to the DEC contact person below by the comment deadline. The Department assesses such requests pursuant to 6 NYCRR Section 621.8.

The draft permit and fact sheet may be viewed and printed from the Department website at:

Refer to this application by SPDES #NY0256536.

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 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 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.

DEC Commissioner Policy 29, Environmental Justice and Permitting (CP-29)

It has been determined that the proposed action is not subject to CP-29.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Feb 26, 2021.


Rebecca A Smith
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
1115 St Rte 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977

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