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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 08/29/2007

ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 08/29/2007

Bronx County

Applicant:

Fred M Schildwachter & Sons Inc
1400 Ferris Place
Bronx, NY 10461-3611

Facility:

Fred M Schildwachter & Sons
1400 Ferris Pl
Bronx, NY 10461

Application ID:

2-6005-00109/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Bronx, Bronx County

Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to modify an existing permit for existing discharges of treated wastewater pursuant to the Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS). The discharges are directed into Westchester Creek (Class I). Compared to the existing permits that this modified permit will replace, the following significant changes are proposed:

The proposed permit will combine SPDES Permit NY 0005681 with SPDES permit NY 0087874 into a single SPDES permit using No. NY 0087874.

Add flow monitoring requirement and Effluent Limits for pH, Oil and Grease, Settleable Solids and Zinc at outfall 002.

Add Effluent Limits for Settleable Solids and Zinc at outfall 001.

Add Action Level and monitoring requirement for Benzene, Ethylbenzene, Toluene, Total Xylenes, and Napthalene at outfalls 001 and 002.

Add outfalls 01A and 02A for hydrostatic test water.

Add flow monitoring requirement at outfalls 01A and 02A.

Add Effluent Limits for pH, Oil and Grease, Total Suspended Solids, Benzene, Ethylbenzene, Toluene, Total Xylenes, Napthalene, and Chlorine, Total Residual at outfalls 01A and 02A.

Special Conditions, Industry Best Management Practices (BMP) - the requirement for the preparation and submission of a BMP plan has been added.

Availability of Application Documents:

Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of 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 map have been checked. No registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at the project location. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.

Coastal Management:

This project is located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 Sep 28, 2007.

Contact:

Steve A Watts
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
dep.r2@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

Fordham University
441 East Fordham Rd
Bronx, NY 10458

Facility:

Fordham University
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458

Application ID:

2-6005-00556/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Bronx, Bronx County

Project Description:

In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(c), the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has the authority to bar issuance of any Title V Facility Permit if it is determined not to be in compliance with applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act or 6NYCRR Part 201. This application is for Title V Renewal plus an issued Title V modification for the facility with two boiler rooms that consist of three Boilers firing No. 6 oil or natural gas and two boilers using No. 4 oil or natural gas. The modification was to construct and operate a new emission unit for the CDRP program.

Persons wishing to inspect the subject Title V files, including the application with all relevant supporting materials, the draft permit, and all other materials available to the DEC (the "permitting authority") that are relevant to this permitting decision should contact the DEC representative listed below. It is recommended that an appointment be made to confirm the availability of the subject files. The DEC will endeavor to make the files available within 2 business days of contact, during normal business hours (8:30 am through 4:45 pm), unless the requestor wishes to inspect the files at a later date. The Draft Permit and Permit Review Report may be viewed and printed from the Department web site at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/32249.html.

DEC will evaluate the application and the comments received on it to determine whether to hold a public hearing. A public hearing may be legislative or adjudicatory. A legislative public hearing is a proceeding which provides an additional opportunity for public comment. DEC's determination to hold a legislative public hearing will be based on whether a significant degree of public interest exists. If a legislative public hearing is to be held, a Notice of Hearing will be published which will include the time and place of the hearing and submitting comments. The applicant and all persons who have filed comments on the permit will be notified by mail of the public hearing. Comments and requests for a legislative public hearing should be in writing and addressed to the Department representative listed below.

An adjudicatory public hearing is a trial type proceeding which provides the opportunity for adjudication on the basis of evidence, including direct testimony and cross examination. An adjudicatory hearing is held only if substantive and significant issues relating to any findings or determinations the Department is required to make pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law exist. A copy of the Department's permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Department web site at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6234.html.

Availability of Application Documents:

Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of 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 permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.

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 Sep 28, 2007.

Contact:

Elizabeth A Clarke
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
dep.r2@dec.ny.gov


Kings County

Applicant:

Astoria Generating Company LP
18-01 20TH Ave
Long Island City, NY 11105-4271

Facility:

Narrows Generating Station
53RD St & First Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11232

Application ID:

2-6102-00086/00011

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Brooklyn, Kings County

Project Description:

In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(c), the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has the authority to bar issuance of any Title V Facility Permit if it is determined not to be in compliance with applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act or 6NYCRR Part 201. The application is to renew the existing Title V Permit. The facility consists of 16 combustion turbines mounted on two barges. The turbines fire distillate oil and natural gas. Each combustion turbine is rated at 297 mmbtu/hr and produces electricity. Each turbine has a 600 hp diesel starter engine. A federally enforceable cap of 50 tons NOx per unit per ozone season is proposed to maintain status as "low mass emission rate" for NOx budget program purposes.

Persons wishing to inspect the subject Title V files, including the application with all relevant supporting materials, the draft permit, and all other materials available to the DEC (the "permitting authority") that are relevant to this permitting decision should contact the DEC representative listed below. It is recommended that an appointment be made to confirm the availability of the subject files. The DEC will endeavor to make the files available within 2 business days of contact, during normal business hours (8:30 am through 4:45 pm), unless the requestor wishes to inspect the files at a later date. The Draft Permit and Permit Review Report may be viewed and printed from the Department web site at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/32249.html.

DEC will evaluate the application and the comments received on it to determine whether to hold a public hearing. A public hearing may be legislative or adjudicatory. A legislative public hearing is a proceeding which provides an additional opportunity for public comment. DEC's determination to hold a legislative public hearing will be based on whether a significant degree of public interest exists. If a legislative public hearing is to be held, a Notice of Hearing will be published which will include the time and place of the hearing and submitting comments. The applicant and all persons who have filed comments on the permit will be notified by mail of the public hearing. Comments and requests for a legislative public hearing should be in writing and addressed to the Department representative listed below.

An adjudicatory public hearing is a trial type proceeding which provides the opportunity for adjudication on the basis of evidence, including direct testimony and cross examination. An adjudicatory hearing is held only if substantive and significant issues relating to any findings or determinations the Department is required to make pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law exist. A copy of the Department's permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Department web site at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6234.html.

Availability of Application Documents:

Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of 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 permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.

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 Sep 28, 2007.

Contact:

Elizabeth A Clarke
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
dep.r2@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

NYC Dept of Sanitation
125 Worth St
New York, NY 10013-4006

Facility:

NYC-DOS-SOUTH West Bklyn Mts
Bay 41 St & Gravesend Bay
Brooklyn, NY 11214

Application ID:

2-6106-00002/00022

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air State Facility
Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management

Project is Located:

Brooklyn, Kings County

Project Description:

Construction and operation of a converted marine transfer station (MTS), designed to facilitate the transfer of solid waste from collection vehicles into sealed and leak proof containers for export by barge and rail. The proposed facility is designed to process 4,290 tons per day of municipal solid waste (MSW), allowing for 5,280 tons per day of MSW during emergency conditions. The Southwest MTS is a waste processing facility, one of four proposed waste management facilities identified as part of the NYC Solid Waste Management Plan - NYC Department of Sanitation long term waste export program. The proposed facility, with a footprint of 62,856 square feet, will be built at the site of the demolished Southwest Brooklyn incinerator to provide for barge transport of MSW to out of NYC locations. All solid waste transfer and containerized activities will take place within the fully enclosed building.

In addition to the construction of a new facility building, the applicant proposes to dredge the adjacent waterway to allow for barge operations and disturb tidal wetlands for bulkhead reconstruction and the construction of a stormwater outfall to support facility operations and for the development of a king pile wall and related filling operations to protect the adjacent private marine structures. The applicant will mitigate wetland habitat losses, for the proposed four converted marine transfer stations, by creating and restoring additional tidal wetland areas at other locations within the New York Harbor.

The facility is subject to the provisions of the state facility regulations found at 6 NYCRR Sec. 201-7.2. The facility has potential emissions from exempt combustion sources and trivial activities and by the draft Air State Facility permit is capping its Oxides of Nitrogen emissions to less than 22.5 tons per year. The draft Air State Facility permit contains a listing of applicable federal, state and compliance monitoring requirements for the facility.

A draft permit has been prepared and is available for inspection at the document repositories established for this project:

  • New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Avenue, Brooklyn; and
  • Brooklyn Community Board 11, 2214 Bath Avenue, Brooklyn.

The site is located in the Gravesend section of Brooklyn, bounded by the Belt Parkway, 25th Avenue and Gravesend Bay.

Availability of Application Documents:

Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.

This project is subject to the Department's Environmental Justice Policy and an enhanced public participation plan has been prepared and accepted as a component of application completeness. As part of the plan, a document repository has been established near the project area that contains application and project related materials. Information on the repository location and other outreach components of the plan is available from the identified DEC contact.

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:

A final enviromental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency: NYC Dept of Sanitation

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

Cultural resource lists and map have been checked. No registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at the project location. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.

Coastal Management:

This project is located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 Oct 01, 2007.

Contact:

John F Cryan
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
dep.r2@dec.ny.gov


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