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ENB Region 1 Completed Applications 02/27/2008

Nassau County

Applicant:

Keyspan Corporation
175 East Old Country Rd
Hicksville, NY 11801

Facility:

Keyspan Hicksville Operations Center
175 East Old Country Rd
Hicksville, NY 11801

Application ID:

1-2824-00171/02001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 27 TItle 9 Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

Project is Located:

Oyster Bay, Nassau County


Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has reviewed this application to renew the existing hazardous and non-hazardous waste management permits for this facility. The Department made a tentative determination to renew the 6NYCRR Part 373 permit for storing hazardous waste and the 6 NYCRR Part 360 permit for storing the non-hazardous wastes, originally issued to the facility on 1/19/1996. The application for a Part 373 permit renewal and application for a 360 permit are being processed pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 621, 6 NYCRR 373-1.8 and 6 NYCRR 360-1.8. The Department has prepared the Draft Permits, pursuant to the regulations in 6NYCRR Part 373-2 (Final Status Standards for Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities) and the Part 360 Solid Waste Management Regulations as well as with all other applicable hazardous and Solid Waste Management laws and regulations for authorizing the renewal of their existing permits. The draft Part 373 permit also requires the facility to institute corrective actions as required in Module II of the permit to address any uncorrected releases at all solid waste management units. Based upon available information, NYSDEC has made an assessment of the need for corrective action and has made a tentative determination that there has been no release of hazardous waste or hazardous waste constituents to the environment. Therefore, KeySpan will not be required to undertake corrective action for this facility at this time.
FACILITY DESCRIPTION - Hazardous Waste
The KeySpan Corporation, previously Long Island Lighting Company, is an utility company whose operations center is located in Hicksville, Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County. The current permit was issued to the Long Island Lighting Company on 1/16/1996 which expired on 1/31/2006. KeySpan Corporation acquired the Long Island Lighting Company and became the owner and operator of the facility on July 1998. The NYSDEC permits were transferred to Key Span on 7/1/1998.
On August 24, 2007, National Grid completed the stock acquisition of KeySpan. National Grid acquired 100% of KeySpan's stock, becoming the parent company, whereby making KeySpan a wholly-owned subsidiary of National Grid. However, KeySpan Corporation does continue to exist and is a separate and legally distinct entity for purposes of taxation and regulation, continuing to having subsidiaries of its own. The renewed Permit will be issued to KeySpan Corporation identified as owner and the operator. National Grid is an international electricity and gas delivery company with principal activities in the regulated electricity and natural gas Industries. In the U.S., National Grid distributes electricity and natural gas to customers in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Rhode Island.
The activities at the Operations Center are utility service and repair oriented. The site is the central facility for the repair and servicing of KeySpan's vehicles and other utility related equipment such as transformers, capacitors, circuit breakers and cables. The site also functions as the central storage facility for PCB contaminated hazardous waste materials and oils, mercury contaminated regulators, waste paints and waste laboratory chemicals generated at KeySpan's own laboratories. All the wastes stored at the facility are mostly generated by KeySpan.
Based on the information provided by the permittee in the renewal applications, the following revisions to the permittee's Part 373 permit have been made through this renewal:
A. The storage capacity of liquid hazardous wastes at RCRA drum storage area decreased from 7360 gallons to 3300 gallons. B. The container storage capacity of Annex III PCB Storage facility is decreased from 46200 gallons to 41355 gallons. C. Universal wastes are now stored in an enclosed storage unit located in the RCRA drum storage area instead of the RCRA Compound. D. The three 2000 gallon PCB storage tanks were closed and Key Span has discontinued storing PCBs in tanks. By this permit renewal the facility would be authorized to operate a hazardous waste container facility which has a total storage capacity of:
(1) Approximately 17 regulators in a 55-gallon drum, and 8160 mercury containing discarded lamps (D009) in the RCRA Compound; (2) 3300 gallons of Corrosive (D002), Ignitable (D001), Labpacks & spent halogenated & non-halogenated solvents in the RCRA Drum storage area; (3) 14,080 gallons of PCB liquids (B001, B002, B003, B004, B005, B006, and B007), non-hazardous wastes and 20 cu.yds of PCB solids in roll-offs in Annex III; (4) 18,755 gallons of PCB wastes (B001, B002, B003, B004, B005, B006, and B007) combined with RCRA hazardous wastes and 22,600 gallons of non-hazardous wastes in four tanks in the PCB Storage Area.
Facility Description - Non-Hazardous waste:
Based on the information provided by the permittee in the applications, the following non-hazardous waste management areas/units are being permitted by the 360 permit.
1. 200 cubic yards of non-hazardous spill materials (solids) in roll-off containers in the Storage Pad adjacent to the Annex III PCB Storage Area and 40,000 gallons of non-hazardous oil/oily waters generated from maintenance of spill events stored temporarily in a FRAC Tank designed in accordance with DOT specifications; 2. 40 cubic yards of non-hazardous spill materials and non-hazardous waste in roll-off containers in the Refuse Unloading and Dumpster Area; 3. Non-hazardous bulk oil recycling in four 2500-gallon tanks in General Shop; 4. Non-hazardous oil/oily water in a 10,000-gallon tank and used anti freeze recycling in a 55-gallon tank at the Transportation Garage; 5. 40 cubic yards of asbestos containing materials (less than 1% asbestos) in roll-offs at the Asbestos Storage Area.
Facility Description - Combined Storage of hazardous and non-hazardous waste:
Containerized non-hazardous waste is managed along with containerized hazardous waste at the PCB Storage Area, Annex III PCB Storage Facility and at the RCRA Drum Storage Area. The combined storage of a both hazardous and non-hazardous waste shall not exceed the maximum storage volume indicated for each unit above. Only to the extent of the available container storage capacity in each of the units after the storage of hazardous waste, non-hazardous waste shall be stored in these units. Combined storage areas are regulated under the Part 373 hazardous waste management permit. In this renewal, special conditions are included in the draft permit with a compliance schedule for providing appropriate automatic fire suppression systems in storage areas where ignitable wastes are stored, to procure and use NFPA specified forklifts for handling ignitable wastes, minimize rack storage of hazardous wastes and replace the racks that are used with racks designed appropriately to bear the weight of the drums.
DOCUMENT AVAILABILITY
Copies of the draft permits, the supporting permit applications, and the Fact Sheet are available for inspection at the Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Regulatory Affairs at the Department's Region 1 Office, 50 Circle Road, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook NY 11790-3409 [contact person: Mr. Roger Evans, (641) 444-0365]. A copy of the Fact Sheet, which summarizes the permitting process, the descriptions of the permit application and draft permits, may be obtained by contacting the aforementioned contact person.
Copies of the documents are also available at New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Solid and Hazardous Materials, Albany NY 12233, Contact Person: Isaac Natarajan, (518) 402-8623.

HOW TO PROVIDE YOUR COMMENTS
All comments will be considered and evaluated in making the final determination to issue the permits. Prior to the approval of permits, the NYSDEC will respond to any comments submitted by the public. If warranted, changes will be made in the draft version. A notice of the final decision will be sent to each interested citizen or organizations who have submitted written comments or have requested such notice.
In lieu of, or in addition to the submittal of written comments, any interested person(s) may request a public hearing as per 6NYCRR Part 621. A request for a public hearing must be made in writing, stating the nature of the proposed issues to be raised in the hearing.
Mr. Roger Evans Regional Permit Administrator Division of Regulatory Affairs New York State Department of Environmental Conservation 50 Circle Road, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook NY 11790-3409 (631) 444-0365
STATUTORY AND REGULATORY PROVISIONS
This application was filed and processed pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law ("ECL") Article 3 Title 3 (General Functions), Article 8 (State Environmental Quality Review), Article 27 Title 9 (Industrial Hazardous Waste Management), and Article 70 (Uniform Procedures); and pursuant to Title 6 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York ("6NYCRR") Part 617 (State Environmental Quality Review), Part 621 (Uniform Procedures) Parts 370-374 (Hazardous Waste Management Facilities) and Part 376 (Land Disposal Restrictions).
The applicable Federal Statutes are the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act ("RCRA") and the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984 ("HSWA"), 42 U.S.C. Section 6901 et. Seq.; the applicable Federal regulations are contained in 40 CFR Parts 260 through 264, 266, 268, 270 and 124.

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:

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 Apr 14, 2008.

Contact:

Roger Evans
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony BROOK|50 Circle Rd
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)444-0365
r1dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Suffolk County

Applicant:

Islip Resource Recovery Agency
401 Main St
Islip, NY 11751

Facility:

Blydenburgh Road Landfill
440 Blydenburgh Rd
Islip, NY 11751

Application ID:

1-4728-00628/00015

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Islip, Suffolk County


Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a renewal of the landfill facility's existing Air Title V permit. The sources subject to the Title V requirements consist of a closed and capped municipal solid waste landfill, a closed and capped ash monofill, and an active construction and demolition landfill. Two flares are proposed to control landfill gas.

In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.7(b)(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.

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. 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. Comments and requests for a public hearing should be in writing and addressed to the Department representative listed below. 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 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 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 Mar 28, 2008.

Contact:

Roger Evans
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony BROOK|50 Circle Rd
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)444-0365
r1dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Applicant:

Shelter Island Heights Property Owners Corp
PO Box 589 Summerfield Pl
Shelter Island Heights, NY 11965 -0589

Facility:

Shelter Island Sewage Treatment Plant
Summerfield PL|SCTM#700-5-1-1
Shelter Island Heights, NY 11965

Application ID:

1-4732-00172/00002

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 P/C/I SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Shelter Island, Suffolk County


Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative decision to modify the existing SPDES Permit to remove the permit provision for the eflluent parameter Flow, that allowed for the increase in the effluent flow limit from 53,000 to 56,000 GPD after nine(9) months of compliance beginning January 1, 2004. Flow will be monitored using a continous recorder. The Effluent parameter and limits for BOD5 30/45 mg/l and 11/18 lbs/day was replaced with CBOD5 25/40 mg/l & 13/20 lbs/day. Sampling requirements for the effluent parameter Total Nitrogen with effluent discharge limit of 5 lbs/day was added using a 12 Month Rolling Average for reporting purposes. Additional Coliform limitations and requirements were added. Additional sampling frequencies were added to assure adequacy and consistency of disinfection for the protection of shellfish harvesting. The plant discharges treated sanitary wastewater to the Peconic Bay. a draft permit is available for review at the regional office in Stony Brook. The plant is located at Summerfield Place and Clinton Ave in Shelter Island Heights, Town of Shelter Island, Suffolk County.

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 permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.

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 Mar 28, 2008.

Contact:

Eugene R Zamojcin
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony BROOK|50 Circle Rd
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)444-0365
r1dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


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