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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 07/30/2008

New York County


Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc
4 Irving Pl Rm 828
New York, NY 10003 -3502


Con ED-74TH Street Sta
503 E 74TH St
New York, NY 10021

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Manhattan, New York County

Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve a modification of an existing SPDES permit for discharge of treated wastewater into the East River (Class I) from treatment systems at the facility located at 506 East 75th Street, New York, NY 10019 where the applicant operates a Steam Plant. The modifications include a change in the pH monitoring requirement from grab samples to continuous monitoring, the inclusion of an additional monitoring location (Outfall 002) at the South Tunnel, the addition of a neutralization system on package boiler blowdown discharges to Outfall 01A, replacement (in-kind) of oil/water separator at Outfall 01C, and the permittee shall conduct one year of monthly PCB sampling.

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: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

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 Aug 29, 2008.


Steve A Watts
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST St
Long Island City, NY 11101

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