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Revere Smelting & Refining (RSR) Corporation and Eco-Bat New York, LLC - State Hazardous Waste Management Permit

Middletown, New York Facility

Orange County

June 2017

Revere Smelting & Refining Corporation and Eco-Bat, New York, L.L.C. (RSR/Eco-Bat), submitted an application to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department) for renewal of their State Part 373 Hazardous Waste Management Permit for their Middletown, New York facility (Orange County). This application has been reviewed by the Department and determined to be complete in accordance with the applicable regulations.

Based on RSR's/Eco-Bat's complete application, the Department made a tentative determination to renew RSR's/Eco-Bat's Permit with some modifications, and prepared a DRAFT Permit for public review. The DRAFT Permit and RSR/Eco-Bat's application were presented for public review and comment on February 15, 2017. The Department accepted written public comments on these documents from February 15, 2017 through April 17, 2017. The Department also held a Public Meeting and Legislative Public Hearing on March 29, 2017 at Walkill Town Hall, 99 Tower Drive, Middletown, NY where information was presented on the DRAFT Permit and verbal public comments were accepted.

Responsiveness Summary (Department Responses to Comments

The Department received written comments on the DRAFT Permit from members of the public and RSR/Eco-Bat. The Department also received verbal comments during the Legislative Public Hearing which were recorded in a prepared transcript. The Department has reviewed all comments and prepared a Responsiveness Summary which presents the Department's comment responses and some modifications made to the DRAFT Permit as a result of these responses. Section I of the Responsiveness Summary contains the Department responses to comments provided by the public, and Section II contains the Department responses to comments provided by RSR/Eco-Bat. Links to Sections I and II of the Responsiveness Summary are provided below.

Final Permit

After reviewing all comments, the Department decided to issue RSR/Eco-Bat a renewal of their Part 373 Hazardous Waste Management Permit. The issued FINAL Permit is the same as the DRAFT Permit except for minor modifications as outlined in the Responsiveness Summary. Links to portions of the FINAL Permit are presented below.

Documents

Electronic Copies

Links are provided below to the Responsiveness Summary and portions of the Final Permit (modules and attachments).

Final Permit Modules:

Final Permit Attachments:

Please note: Because of their size, portions of the RSR/Eco-Bat draft permit cannot be posted here. These include Attachment B -- Containment Building Floor System As-Built Drawings, and documents incorporated by reference into the application. If you want to access these documents electronically, please contact Mr. Matt Mortefolio of the Department at (518) 402-9814.

Hard Copies

Complete hard copies of the above mentioned documents are available for public review at the following location:

  • NYSDEC's Region 3 Office, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561

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