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ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 04/23/2008

Dutchess County

Applicant:

Omega Institute
150 Lake Dr
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Facility:

Omega Institute Adm Bldg
Lake Dr
Clinton, NY

Application ID:

3-1324-00063/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 P/C/I SPDES- Groundwater Discharge

Project is Located:

Clinton, Dutchess County


Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for modification to SPDES permit # NY-024-8380 for the Omega Institute, located at Lake Drive in Clinton, Dutchess County, to discharge up to 52,000 gallons of treated wastewater per day to groundwater.
The applicant proposes to replace this existing facility's current treatment system, which consists of several separate groundwater outfalls, with a single sewage treatment plant. Waste will be treated by a series of artificial wetlands before being discharged to a subsurface septic field. Construction of the sanitary collection system will include disturbance to approximately 4,300 square feet of the adjacent area of NYS freshwater wetland RC-52, Class II. No portion of the sewage treatment or discharge is within the wetland or adjacent area.

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 performed.

SEQR Lead Agency: Clinton Town Planning Board (Duchess Co)

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

A cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.

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 May 23, 2008.

Contact:

Rebecca S Crist
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Applicant:

Eric Unterreiner

Facility:

Unterreiner Plaza
US Rte 9 & Meyers Corners Rd
Wappinger, NY 12590

Application ID:

3-1356-00167/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Wappinger, Dutchess County


Project Description:

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received an application to re-issue/re-new the following pre-existing Private/Commercial/Institutional State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (P/C/I SPDES) permit. DEC has made a tentative determination to re-issue/re-new this permit for a five year term with updated regulatory requirements, while maintaining current effluent limitations and monitoring/reporting requirements. This permit authorizes a maximum allowable surface discharge, through a septic tank and sand filter system, of 500 gallons per day of treated sanitary waste to a sub-tributary of the Wappinger Creek. SPDES #: NY 025 9489

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 May 23, 2008.

Contact:

Andrea Sheeran Glick
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Putnam County

Applicant:

Christy Farms Sewage Works Corp
C/O Heritage Management Services Inc
PO Box 304
Somers, NY 10589

Facility:

Hunter's Glen
Fair St
Southeast, NY

Application ID:

3-3730-00055/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Southeast, Putnam County


Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for modification to an existing SPDES permit # NY-0165531 for Christy Farms Sewage Works Corporation (which serves Hunter's Glen Condominiums), located on Fair Street in Southeast. The applicant proposes to increase the permitted discharge of treated wastewater to Beaver Brook (Water Index # H-31-P44-23-P59-6-1, Class C(ts)) from the current limit of 68,500 gallons per day to 78,340 gallons per day. As required by federal law, the Department has prepared a draft SPDES permit with DEC proposed effluent limits and monitoring requirements. The draft permit is available for review at the DEC Region 3 Headquarters in New Paltz.

The existing sewer outfall will be used, so no disturbance to the bed or banks of this protected stream is proposed.

The upgrade in sewer capacity is designed to allow the connection to the Hunter Glen system of the adjacent Twin Brook Manor, currently operating under SPDES # NY-0207713. Twin Brook Manor's subsurface disposal system is inadequate to meet the standards of the NY City Department of Environmental Protection's Phosphorus Reduction Upgrade Program. Once connected to Hunter's Glen, the Twin Brook Manor SPDES permit will be deleted.

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 performed.

SEQR Lead Agency: NYC Dept of Environmental Protection

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 May 23, 2008.

Contact:

Rebecca S Crist
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Sullivan County

Applicant:

Weinerts Recycling Corp
820 Route 211 E
Middletown, NY 10941

Facility:

Weinerts Recycling Corp
428 Harris Rd
Ferndale, NY

Application ID:

3-4836-00262/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management

Project is Located:

Liberty, Sullivan County


Project Description:

The applicant has applied for a Part 360 permit to operate a Construction and Demolition (C & D) Debris Processing Facility on the site of an existing auto salvage yard.
Proposed tonnage limits are a maximum rate of 200 tons per day and 825 tons per week. Materials to be processed include uncontaminated C & D debris not commingled with any other solid waste. The proposal includes construction of new stormwater facilities and associated grading and re-seeding within the Adjacent Area of NYS Freshwater Wetland LE-31, Class II. All Adjacent Area work is proposed in previously disturbed areas. No outdoor processing of C & D debris is proposed. The project is located at 428 Harris Road (County Route 175), Ferndale, in the Town of Liberty, Sullivan 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 an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was performed.

SEQR Lead Agency: Liberty Town Planning Board

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 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 May 08, 2008.

Contact:

Rebecca S Crist
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Ulster County

Applicant:

Town of Lloyd
12 Church St
Highland, NY 12528 -1402

Facility:

Lloyd Highland Sewer Dist STP
15 River Rd
Highland, NY 12528

Application ID:

3-5132-00018/00002

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Lloyd, Ulster County


Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) is pursuing a Department Initiated Modification (DIM) to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit (NY 002-4295, DEC Identification #: 3-5132-00018/00002), the Highland Sewage Treatment Plant pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 750-1.18, New York State's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS).

The permittee is constructing a major upgrade of the sewage treatment plant (STP) to increase capacity from 1.25 mgd to 1.75 mgd. The upgrade includes: the addition of a third secondary clarifier; replacement of the grit dewatering system; replacement of the existing circular primary clarifiers with four new rectangular primary clarifiers; installation of a pre-aeration basin; installation of a second anaerobic digester with a power generator run by biogas; replacement of the chlorine disinfection system with a UV light disinfection system installed in one of the chlorine contact tanks; installation of a new backup generator; installation of 4 new RBC units and replacement of 6 existing RBC units; and installation of telemetry at the facility.

The following changes were made to the current permit:

Permit pages
- Updated permit pages are used, based on current Department guidance, format and nomenclature. Permit pages are renumbered and reordered. The address for the Bureau of Watershed Compliance and for the Regional Water Engineer on the Recording, Reporting and Monitoring page have been updated. A new monitoring locations page has been added. The mini-pretreatment program language was updated to reflect the work already completed by the permittee.

Limits and Action Levels -
The permit contains both interim and final limits. The interim limits are the same as those in the current permit and are in effect until completion of the upgrade of the STP. The final limits have been updated to reflect the increased design flow of the STP and become effective upon startup of the upgraded STP. Influent monitoring of pH, temperature, and settleable solids was removed from the permit as the Department no longer needs the information. Toxicity testing is required once every five years as a significant categorical industry is discharging wastewater to the treatment plant. The toxicity testing endpoints are action levels. A more stringent total residual chlorine limit is included in the final limits page and is based on a revised water quality standard. However, since the permittee is installing a UV disinfection system, which does not use chlorine, the permit limit would only apply is chlorination was used at the STP.

Compliance schedules -
Two compliance schedules were included in the permit: A requirement for development of a continuous collection system monitoring and maintenance program to control inflow and infiltration. A short-term, hi-intensity monitoring for copper, zinc and cyanide as they showed up in the PP Scan. The Department needs more data to determine whether to include an action level or limit for these parameters in the permit.

Stormwater -
STPs over 1 mgd with stormwater outfalls are required to develop a stormwater pollution prevention plan under the general industrial stormwater permit. Rather than requiring the permittee to apply for coverage under another permit, the stormwater outfall is listed and the requirements of the general permit are incorporated into this permit .

The modification also includes several other minor reporting modifications. The Highland Sewage Treatment Plant has surface discharge into Twaalfskill Creek, a class C water.

Additional information including the current permit, renewal applications, and supporting documentation may be obtained from or inspected at the DEC central office in Albany. Substantive comments on the permit or requests for hearing or both must be submitted in writing to the contact person. DEC seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.

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 May 23, 2008.

Contact:

Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us


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