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ENB - Statewide Notices 10/29/2008

Public Notice

Notice of Public Comment Extended for Draft Program Policy on Guidelines for Inspecting and Certifying Secondary Containment Systems of Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tanks at Major Oil Storage Facilities (DER-17).

Notice is hereby given that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has prepared a draft program policy regarding guidelines for inspecting and certifying secondary containment systems of aboveground petroleum storage tanks at major oil storage facilities (MOSF). This initial notification was published in the Environmental Notice Bulletin (ENB) on October 1, 2008 with a 30 day public comment period. For details, refer to this Notice at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20081001_not0.html.

This public comment period has been extended, and written comments regarding this draft policy will be accepted until Friday, December 5, 2008. Comments should be submitted to Mr. Russ Brauksieck, Bureau of Technical Support, Division of Environmental Remediation, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, 625 Broadway, Albany, New York 12233-7020 or e-mailed to: derweb@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

The Draft Policy is available by writing Mr. Russ Brauksieck at the address above or calling: (518) 402-9553. A copy may also be found on the NYS DEC website at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/2387.html.



Notice of Proposed Rule Making
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
6 NYCRR Part 200, General Provisions

Pursuant to Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) Sections 1-0101, 3-0301, 19-0103, 19-0105, 19-0107, 19-0301, 19-0303, and 19-0305, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) hereby gives notice of the following:

This purposed rulemaking will update 6 NYCRR 200.10, Table 4 to incorporate by reference each of the new and amended National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) regulations as they were printed in the July 1, 2007 Code of Federal Regulations and to correct existing typographical errors. 6 NYCRR 200.9 will also be updated to reflect the new references in Section 200.10. Pursuant to Section 112 of the Clean Air Act of 1990, New York State will implement and enforce all requirements under Section 112 for NESHAPs.

For further information, contact:

Rick Leone
NYS DEC-Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway
Albany NY 12233-3254
Phone: (518) 402-8403
E-mail: neshaps@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Hearing Notice

Notice is hereby given that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department or NYS DEC), will hold legislative public hearings on amendments to the proposed rule Part 200, General Provisions, pursuant to Environmental Conservation Law, Sections 1-0101, 3-0301, 19-0103, 19-0105, 19-0107, 19-0301, 19-0303, and 19-0305.

Part 200 is being revised to incorporate new and amended Federal National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants which appear in the July 1, 2007 Code of Federal Regulations Part 63 and to correct existing typographical errors in Section 200.10, Table 4. Section 200.9 will also be updated to reflect references in Section 200.10.

Pursuant to Part 617 of the implementing regulations for the State Environmental Quality Review Act, the Department has prepared a Negative Declaration stating that the proposed actions will not have a significant adverse effect on the environment.

Hearings will be held as follows and are scheduled in places that are reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility:

Date: Monday, December 1, 2008
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: NYS DEC, 625 Broadway, Public Assembly Room 129, Albany, NY 12233

Date: Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: NYS DEC-Region 2 Annex, 11-15 47th Ave., Hearing Room 106, Long Island City, NY 11101

Date: Thursday, December 4, 2008
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: NYS DEC-Region 8 Office, Conference Room, 6274 East Avon-Lima Rd. (Routes 5 & 20), Avon, NY 14414

The Department will provide interpreter services for deaf persons at no charge. Written requests for interpreter services are required and should be submitted by November 14, 2008, to: Laura Stevens, NYS DEC, 625 Broadway, Albany NY 12233-3250, Phone: (518) 402-8451, E-mail: airregs@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

The Department invites all persons, organizations, corporations, and government agencies that may be affected by the proposed revisions to attend the hearings. At each hearing, persons who wish to make a statement will be invited to speak. It is requested that oral statements also be submitted in writing. The Department will give equal weight to written and oral statements, and since a cumulative record will be compiled it is not necessary for interested parties to attend each hearing. Information may be obtained from Rick Leone, NYS-DEC Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, Albany NY 12233-3254, Phone: (518) 402-8403, email: neshaps@gw.dec.state.ny.us.
Written statements may be submitted until 5:00 p.m., December 11, 2008.

The proposed regulation may be obtained from any of the following Department offices:

Region 1 Headquarters, SUNY @ Stony Brook, 50 Circle Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790, Attention: Ajay Shah

Region 2 Headquarters, 1 Hunters Point Plaza, 47-40 21st Street, Long Island City, NY 11101, Attention: Samuel Lieblich

Region 3 Headquarters, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561, Attention: Kenneth Grzyb

Region 4 Headquarters, 1130 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306, Attention: Donald Spencer

Region 5 Sub-Office, 232 Golf Course Road, P.O. Box 220, Warrensburg, NY 12885, Attention: James Coutant

Region 6 Headquarters, Watertown State Office Building, 317 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601, Attention: Thomas Morgan

Region 7 Headquarters, 615 Erie Boulevard West, Syracuse, NY 13204-2400, Attention: Reginald Parker

Region 8 Headquarters, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, Attention: Thomas Marriott

Region 9 Headquarters, 270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203, Attention: Larry Sitzman



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