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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 07/02/2008

Kings County

Applicant:

Brooklyn Navy Yard Cogeneration Partners
80-02 Kew Gardens Rd Ste 200
Kew Gardens, NY 11415 -3600

Facility:

Brooklyn Navy Yard Cogeneration Plant
Brooklyn Navy Yard, 63 Flushing AVE|BLDG 41 Unit #234
Brooklyn, NY 11205

Application ID:

2-6101-00185/00008

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Brooklyn, Kings County


Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a Title V modification to include conditions of the recently promulgated regulations of 6NYCRR Part 243. This regulation requires facilities to obtain/possess at least as many "allocations" of sulfur dioxide (SO2) and oxides of nitrogen (NOx) as they emit into the atmosphere during a specified period of time.

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 Aug 01, 2008.

Contact:

Elizabeth A Clarke
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
r2dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Applicant:

NYC Dept of Environmental Protection
96-05 Horace Harding Expwy
Flushing, NY 11368

Facility:

NYC DEP - Hendrix St Canal
Hendrix St
Brooklyn, NY 11207

Application ID:

2-6105-00755/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters

Project is Located:

Brooklyn, Kings County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes to dredge and remove approximately 20,000 cubic yards of CSO sediments from the Hendrix Street Canal, tributary to Jamaica Bay, located in Brooklyn, NY and then cap the remaining sediments with an 18 inch layer of clean sand (entirety of dredged area) and stone (near the outfalls). This project is required pursuant to the 2005 CSO Consent Order (CO2-20000107-8) to provide odor abatement to the surrounding community from odors associated with the sediments. Dredging will be performed with a hydraulic dredge. Dredged materials will be dewatered on barges and dewatered materials will be transported by barge to a processing facility in New Jersey. The work area will segregated by a silt curtain extending from the water surface at extreme high tide to the bottom of the canal.

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:

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 Jul 17, 2008.

Contact:

Steve A Watts
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
r2dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Applicant:

NYC Transit Authority
2 Broadway
New York, NY 10004

Facility:

NYC-TA Coney Island Yard
2556 McDonald Ave @ Ave X
Brooklyn, NY 11223

Application ID:

2-6107-00079/00009

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Brooklyn, Kings County


Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a Title V Renewal for a maintenance and repair facility for subway cars. The facility operates three stationary combustion units for heating; two car paint booths; and an electric motor repair shop coating operations. The facility's emissions for Nitrogen Oxides and Volatile Organic Compounds exceed the major source pollutant thresholds listed in 6NYCRR Subpart 201-6 and is subject to the provisions of Title V, also, 6NYCRR Parts 225, 227 and 228.

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 Aug 01, 2008.

Contact:

Elizabeth A Clarke
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
r2dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Queens County

Applicant:

Bay Terminals of Rockaway Inc
PO Box 129
Far Rockaway, NY 11692 -0129

Facility:

Bay Terminals - Amstel Blvd Facility
7502 Amstel Blvd
Queens, NY 11692

Application ID:

2-6308-00006/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens 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 020 0247, DEC Identification #: 2-6308-00006/00001), the Bay Terminals of Rockaway Inc., Amstel Boulevard Facility pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 750-1.18, New York State's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS). The changes to the permit are as follows: A settleable solids limitation has been added to outfall 001 in compliance with the guidance limitations for a petroleum storage facility with oil/water separators. The action level for benzene has been changed to a water quality based effleunt limit of 100 ug/l. A short term high intensity monitoring schedule for chemical oxygen demand, total ammonia and total suspended solids has been added. Sampling will be required once a week for a 3 month period to gather data to determine whether the pollutants are consistently present in the effluent and need to be limited. The modification also includes several other minor reporting modifications. The Bay Terminals of Rockaway Inc, Amstel Boulevard Facility has surface discharge into Vernam Basin, a class I 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 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 Aug 01, 2008.

Contact:

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


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