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ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 06/17/2009

Rockland County

Applicant:

NYS Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Ave
Albany, NY 12229

Facility:

Rockland Psychiatric Center
140 Old Orangeburg Rd
Orangeburg, NY 10962

Application ID:

3-3924-00178/00009

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Orangetown, Rockland County


Project Description:

The Department has prepared a Draft Permit pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the NYS Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) and Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments and made a tentative determination to issue a Title V Permit renewal for the operation of the Rockland Psychiatric Center.

Rockland Psychiatric Center is a State-owned Hospital offering contemporary treatment for persons aged 18 and older whose mental illness requires hospitalization. It is located on a 600-acre campus in Orangeburg, New York and serves Rockland, Westchester, Orange and Sullivan Counties and parts of New York City. The New York State Office of Mental Health is seeking the renewal of this facility's existing Title V permit, authorizing the operation of a centralized boiler plant consisting of five (5) steam boilers that combust natural gas and low sulfur #6 fuel oil. One boiler has been decommissioned since the current permit was issued. No other substantive changes have been requested in the renewal of this Title V permit.

By acceptance of this permit, the permittee agrees that the permit is contingent upon strict compliance with the ECL, all applicable regulations, the General Conditions specified and any Special Conditions included as part of this permit.

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 legislative 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 Jul 17, 2009.

Contact:

Kenneth R Grzyb
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:

Barbara M Wetherall

Facility:

Wetherall Property
18 Crawford Rd
Eldred, NY 12732

Application ID:

3-4834-00101/00002

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance

Project is Located:

Highland, Sullivan County


Project Description:

Applicant is proposing to remove approximately 300 cubic yards of accumulated silt and sediment from an in stream pond of a tributary of the Halfway Brook (NYS water index # D-25-6, Class Cts). All removed material will be regraded onsite and stabilized with vegetation. All work will be conducted in the dry (no flowing water in work area) to ensure no downstream turbidity.

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 Jul 02, 2009.

Contact:

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


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