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ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 04/07/2021

Herkimer County

Applicant:

Craig Fehlhaber

Facility:

Fehlhaber Property
4 N Main St
Middleville, NY

Application ID:

6-2124-00009/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 P/C/I SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Fairfield, Herkimer County

Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to re-issue and modify an expired SPDES Permit (NY0256978). The applicant proposes to recommence a discharge of 1,000 gallons per day of treated sanitary wastewater through Outfall 001 to West Canada Creek, a Class C(T) water. Wastewater treatment consist of septic tanks followed by a buried sand filter system.

The following changes to the permit are proposed: permittee contact information has been updated; permit pages have been revised to reflect current NYSDEC format, nomenclature, and latest general conditions.

The draft permit and fact sheet may be viewed and printed from the Department website at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6054.html

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.

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 May 07, 2021.

Contact:

Todd J Phillips
NYSDEC Region 6 Utica Sub-Office
State Office Bldg - 207 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
(315)793-2555
DEP.R6@dec.ny.gov


St Lawrence County

Applicant:

Village of Canton
60 Main St
Canton, NY 13617 -1229

Facility:

Canton Wastewater Treatment Plant
125 Sullivan Dr
Canton, NY 13617

Application ID:

6-4022-00006/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Canton, St Lawrence County

Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is proposing a Department Initiated Modification (DIM) to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit NY0236586, pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 750-1.18, and 750-1.19, the Priority Ranking System known as New York State's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS). This modification also includes a permitted requested modification of permit parameters, frequencies and conditions.

This is a publicly owned treatment works that receives flow from domestic users with a flow limit of 2.7 mgd. Treatment consists of preliminary and secondary treatment, and disinfection. Treated effluent is discharged via Outfall 001 to the Grass River, a Class B water. A portion of the effluent is sent to V-Canton Golf Course for reuse as irrigation via Outfall 002. Three groundwater monitoring wells, Outfalls 003, 004 and 005, are located adjacent to the aerated lagoons.

The following changes to the permit are proposed: Added - Mercury limit and Mercury Minimization Plan; No Exposure requirements; Whole Effluent Toxicity testing; Biennial Pollutant Scan; Nitrate and chloride limits for groundwater monitoring wells; Schedule of Submittals. Removed - Pretreatment Program as the facility does not currently serve industrial users; Compliance schedule for short-term monitoring of specific parameters as the requirement was met; Monitoring of specific parameters at Outfall 001 and limits at Outfall 002; Specific conductivity monitoring and Fecal Coliform limit at groundwater monitoring wells; Updated - Measuring unit for temp to Celsius; and, permittee address.

As a result of the EBPS full technical review, a new five-year term is proposed. The permit includes updated forms and the latest general conditions. Details of changes are specified in the draft permit and fact sheet/statement of basis which may be viewed and printed from the Department web site at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6054.html.

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.

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.

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 May 07, 2021.

Contact:

Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
DEPPermitting@dec.ny.gov


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