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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 06/02/2021

Multiple Counties

Applicant:

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation
6363 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14221 -5887

Facility:

Line CM29
Vermont Hill Rd and Geer Rd to Geer Rd and Northwoods Rd
Holland, Sardinia, Arcade, NY

Application ID:

9-9909-00135/00002

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Several Counties in this Region

Project Description:

The Department has received an application for the installation of 19,000 linear feet of new 8-inch plastic natural gas distribution pipeline and 2,400 linear feet of new 2-inch plastic natural gas distribution pipeline. 13,500 linear feet of existing pipeline will be retired. This project will result in approximately 0.28 acres of temporary impact to the adjacent areas of New York State Freshwater Wetland AR-2 and AR-12. The project will include several non-jurisdictional crossings of regulated streams utilizing horizontal directional drilling (HDD) at a depth of at least 6 feet below the streambeds.

The Department is seeking public comment prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.

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:

Cultural resource lists and maps have been checked. The proposed activity is not in an area of identified archaeological sensitivity and no known registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified or documented for 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 Jun 17, 2021.

Contact:

Michelle R Woznick
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
DEP.R9@dec.ny.gov


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