What’s in the Joint Application?
Constitution Pipeline (CP) is applying for a 401 water quality certificate and four water related permits. They have submitted a joint application to both the NYSDEC and USACE for all five. There are 70 PDFs in the joint application – almost 4,400 pages.

  1. Calculations

    • Engineering calculations of runoff based on assumptions in file 51.
    • Everything in application is based on a 5-year storm event.
    • This is an unsubstantiated assumption. For calculations see files 52 – 56.
    • Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-G_WaterCrossCalcs: 3of7, 4of7, 5of7, 6of7, and 7of7
  2. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-A_ApplicationForms_Aug-2014

    • Above ground historic survey report not completely filled out. (6 pages)
  3. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-B_Figures_Aug-2014_01of2

    • overview maps showing DEC regions (2 pages)
    • topo maps of the route (22 pages)
    • hydrologic map / code (p 25)
  4. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-B_Figures_Aug-2014_02of2

    • topo maps showing stream classifications (p. 1-22, MP 25–124)
    • aerial maps showing NYS regulated wetlands (p. 23-44)
  5. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_01of28

    • Key to location of alignment sheets, and key to graphic details (p. 2-5)
    • Alignment sheets show the construction plans for each parcel of land along the route.
    • There are 27 more files of the alignment sheets (files 6_ through 25_ )
  6. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_02of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  7. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_03of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  8. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_04of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  9. 9_ Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_05of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  10. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_06of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  11. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_07of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  12. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_08of28

    • Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  13. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_09of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  14. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_10of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  15. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_11of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  16. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_12of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  17. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_13of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  18. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_14of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  19. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_15of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  20. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_16of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  21. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_17of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  22. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_18of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  23. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_19of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  24. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_20of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  25. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Alignment Sheets_Aug-2014_21of28

    • -Alignment sheet. See description under file # 5.
  26. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_BMP’s_Aug-2014_22of28

    • NYS Best Management Practices (BMPs) part 1 (p 1-20)
    • Paper diagrams meant to avoid impacts in the real world.
    • “The best laid plans of mice and men oft go astray.”
  27. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_BMP’s_Aug-2014_23of28

    • NYS Best Management Practices (BMPs) part 2 (p 1-3) (19 pages)
    • Paper diagrams meant to avoid impacts in the real world.
    • NY sediment barrier summary – a table listing what they will use where (p. 4-10)
    • NY flume pipes summary – tables listing waterbody crossings / details (p. 11-15)
    • NY diversion swale summary – table listing water diversions (p. 16-17)
    • NY miscellaneous sediment and erosion control / estimated quantities (p. 18-19)
    • Table summarizes crossings and techniques.
    • “The best laid plans of mice and men oft go astray.”
  28. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_West Fall Meter Station_Aug-2014_24of28

    • erosion, sediment control and layout plans for Westfall Meter and PAR (8 pages)
  29. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Contractor Yards_Aug-2014_25of28

    • text, graphics, drawings of contractor yards (14 pages)
  30. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Access Roads_Aug-2014_26of28

    • text, graphics, drawings of access roads (34 pages)
  31. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Access Roads_Aug-2014_27of28

    • text, graphics, drawings of access roads (36 pages)
  32. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-C_Access Roads_Aug-2014_28of28

    • text, graphics, drawings of access roads (32 pages)
  33. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-D_FigA_FreeSpanBridge_Aug-2014_01of2

    • text and graphics of free span bridge (3 pages)
  34. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-D_ISMP_NY_Aug-2014_02of2

    • NY Invasive species management plan (395 pages)
  35. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-E_Waterbody-WetlandSiteSpec_Aug-2014_01of14

    • Drawings of waterbody crossings (46 pages, MP 26-42)
  36. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-E_Waterbody-WetlandSiteSpec_Aug-2014_02of14

    • Drawings of waterbody crossings (42 pages, MP 42-63)
  37. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-E_Waterbody-WetlandSiteSpec_Aug-2014_03of14

    • Drawings of waterbody crossings (45 pages, MP 64-95)
  38. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-E_Waterbody-WetlandSiteSpec_Aug-2014_04of14

    • Drawings of waterbody crossings (41 pages, MP 95-124)
  39. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-E_Waterbody-WetlandSiteSpec_Aug-2014_05of14

    • Drawings of wetland crossings (50 pages, MP 26-39)
  40. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-E_Waterbody-WetlandSiteSpec_Aug-2014_06of14

    • Drawings of wetland crossings (52 pages, MP 39-50)
  41. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-E_Waterbody-WetlandSiteSpec_Aug-2014_07of14

    • Drawings of wetland crossings (50 pages, MP 50-65)
  42. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-E_Waterbody-WetlandSiteSpec_Aug-2014_08of14

    • Drawings of wetland crossings (54 pages, MP 65-88)
  43. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-E_Waterbody-WetlandSiteSpec_Aug-2014_09of14

    • Drawings of wetland crossings (52 pages, MP 90-105)
  44. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-E_Waterbody-WetlandSiteSpec_Aug-2014_10of14

    • Drawings of wetland crossings (50 pages, MP 106-123)
  45. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-E_Waterbody-WetlandSiteSpec_Aug-2014_11of14

    • Drawings of waterbodies and wetlands impacted by access roads (20 pages, MP 26-53)
  46. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-E_Waterbody-WetlandSiteSpec_Aug-2014_12of14

    • Drawings of waterbodies and wetlands impacted by access roads (20 pages, MP 54-72)
  47. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-E_Waterbody-WetlandSiteSpec_Aug-2014_13of14

    • Drawings of waterbodies and wetlands impacted by access roads (20 p, MP 72-120)
  48. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-E_Waterbody-WetlandSiteSpec_Aug-2014_14of14

    • Drawings of waterbodies and wetlands impacted by contractor yards (14 pages)
  49. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-F_AgencyCorrespondence_Aug-2014

    • letters and emails re contractor yards and towers +. (34 pages)
    • DEC – species of concern – caveat re: accuracy of database – pages 11-15
  50. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-G_HHA-SiltFenceDesignSum-Aug-2014_01of7

    • silt fence design criteria. Table listing sites and requirements (48 pages)
    • Will these flimsy fences hold back torrential rains?
  51. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-G_HHA-WaterCrossingsCalcs_Aug-2014_02of7

    • Hydrologic and hydraulic calculations for waterbody crossings (20 pages)
    • Text: “A 2-year design, a 5-year, and a 10-year maximum design storm were
    • utilized for all watershed classifications with the 5-year as the design storm.” (p. 4)
    • Table listing all streams and width and length of pipe for diversion. (15 pages)
    • Check the rainfall assumptions.
  52. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-G_WaterCrossCalcsMP23.11-34_03of7

    • Engineering calculations (245 pages – MP 23.11-34)
  53. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-G_WaterCrossCalcsMP34-52_04of7

    • Engineering calculations (359 pages – MP 34-52)
  54. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-G_WaterCrossCalcsMP52-74_05of7

    • Engineering calculations (360 pages – MP 52-74)
  55. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-G_WaterCrossCalcsMP74-100_06of7

    • Engineering calculations (352 pages – MP 74-100) (ex: map on p. 169)
  56. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-G_WaterCrossCalcsMP100-122_07of7

    • Engineering calculations (360 pages – MP 100-122)
  57. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-H_WetlandDelinReport-Aug-2014

    • Methodology + 7 pages of tables of surveyed wetlands (how many not?) (17 pages)
    • Delineations (582 pages total)
  58. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-I_LandownerLineList-SurveyStatus_Aug-2014

    • Survey status. (17 pages)
    • Colored diagram of surveyed (green), partial (purple), unsurveyed (red) (p. 13-17)
  59. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-J_MasterTableWetlandWaterbodies_Aug-2014

    • Table of waterbody and wetlands – integrated data. Large format. (31 pages)
  60. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-K_WetlandMitigationPlan_Aug-2014_01of3

    • Wetlands mitigation plan (259 pages)
    • Mitigation (p. 41-52)
    • NYSDEC wetlands impacts / proposed mitigation (p 53 -)
    • Summary table listing surveyed wetlands v remote sensing (p 69)
    • Aerial images with descriptions (p 71-)
    • Proposed mitigation, Betty Brook, in Delaware Watershed. (p. 116-120)
    • Wetland impact tables (p.121-210)
    • Mitigation site plan – N. Broome County (211-259) Owned by Nornew. (p. 227)
  61. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-K_WetlandMitigationPlan_Aug-2014_02of3

    • The Betty Brook mitigation site and plan (50 pages)
  62. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-K_WetlandMitigationPlan_Aug-2014_03of3

    • The Beckers Corners mitigation site and plan (105 pages)
  63. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-Q_TroutStreamCrossReport and Attach_Aug-2014

    • Trout stream restoration report (101 pages)
    • Priority category – MOST PROBLEMATIC –steep slopes, etc (p 13-29)
    • Stream restoration BMPs (p 30-8)
    • Site field visits for problematic streams / photos (p. 39-100)
    • Table of priority 1 streams with 100 year floods.
  64. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-R_Wetland-WaterCrossMethodChange_Aug-2014

    • Changes in crossing techniques to open cut. (2 pages)
  65. Constitution-NY-JointApp_Att-S_AgencyRequestedRouteMods and Status_Aug-2014_01of2

    • Agency requested route modifications + minor route deviation maps (24 pages)
  66. 67_B_2013 version_Constitution-NY-JointApp_ProjectNarrative_Nov-2013

    • Not adequate for public interest review under Clean Water Act.
    • Preemption statement does not apply to 401 certificate under federal CWA.
    • 67_Constitution-NY-JointApp_ProjectNarrative_Aug-2014
    • 101 pages
    • Section 1 – refers back to November 2013 narrative – not changed (downloaded)
  67. Free Span Bridge

    • 1 page cover – see file 33 for drawing
  68. NYSDEC Central Office SuppInfo#2 Cover Letter_Final_08122014

    • cover letter to DEC re: the August 2014 resubmittals – what was changed (7 pages)
  69. USACE NY District SuppInfo#2 Cover Letter_Final_08122014

    • cover letter to ACE re: the August 2014 resubmittals – what was changed (7 pages)
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