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New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Notice of Complete Application

Date:                     01/10/2023

Applicant:            TOWN OF CLAYTON






Application ID:   6-2232-00120/00002

Permits(s) Applied for:    1 – Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES – Surface Discharge

Project is located:             in CLAYTON in JEFFERSON COUNTY

Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination, subject to public comment or other information, to approve a permitee-initiated major permit modification for the Clayton (T), Depauville Sewer District. The following changes to the existing permit are proposed:

1.            Revised effluent limitations for total dissolved solids based on updated receiving water information.

2.            Revised Mercury Minimization Program requirements.

3.            A revision to the Schedule of Compliance to meet the effluent limits for Dissolved Oxygen by May 1, 2027.

4.            A new Schedule of Submittals.

5.            Updated permit pages to reflect current NYSDEC format, nomenclature, definitions, and latest general conditions.

The draft SPDES permit with fact sheet is available online at The draft permit files are contained within regional folders and named by the SPDES number contained in this notice.

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. Refer to this application by the application number listed above and SPDES Number NY0215791.

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.

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

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

Availability For Public Comment                                                     Contact Person

Comments on this project must be                            MOLLY L FARRELL

submitted in writing to the Contact                           NYSDEC

Person no later than 02/17/2023                               State Office Building – 317 Washington St

or 30 days after the publication date                         Watertown, NY 13601 of this notice, whichever is later.

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