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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 08/12/2009

Bronx County

Applicant:

New York Power Authority
123 Main St
White Plains, NY 10601

Facility:

Hell Gate
E 132nd to E 134th St|Locust Ave to East River
Bronx, NY

Application ID:

2-6007-00724/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Article 19 Title IV (Phase II Acid Rain)

Project is Located:

Bronx, Bronx County


Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to modify the applicant's Title V Permit to include conditions recently promulgated under regulations 6 NYCRR Parts 243, 244 and 245 Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR) Trading Programs and 6 NYCRR Part 242 - CO2 Budget Trading Program. In addition, the application includes renewal of the Title IV permit. The facility consists of two simple cycle combustion turbines (GE LM6000) each rated at 420 mmbtu/hr with 79.9 megawatt capacity.

The CAIR regulations require the facility 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. The regulations are included in New York's State Implementation Plan (SIP) which has been approved by EPA as required by the Clean Air Act of 1990.

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 Sep 11, 2009.

Contact:

Elizabeth A Clarke
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
dep.r2@dec.ny.gov


Kings County

Applicant:

New York Power Authority
123 Main St
White Plains, NY 10601

Facility:

N 1st Street Plant
N 1st St & River St
Brooklyn, NY

Application ID:

2-6101-01077/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Article 19 Title IV (Phase II Acid Rain)

Project is Located:

Brooklyn, Kings County


Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to modify the applicant's Title V Permit to include conditions recently promulgated under regulations 6 NYCRR Parts 243, 244 and 245, Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR) Trading Programs and 6 NYCRR Part 242, CO2 Budget Trading Program. In addition, the application includes renewal of the Title IV permit. This is a 47 megawatt power facility consisting of one simple cycle combustion turbine (GE LM6000) which fires only natural gas and employs a spray intercooling system to optimize power output. The unit is equipped with selective catalytic reduction to control emissions of oxides of nitrogen and catalytic oxidation to control emissions of carbon monoxide. Other equipment on-site includes gas and air compressors, cooling tower lube oil cooling system, water treatment and storage system, ammonia storage and injection system, raw water storage and auxiliary electrical systems.

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 Sep 11, 2009.

Contact:

Elizabeth A Clarke
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
dep.r2@dec.ny.gov


Queens County

Applicant:

Astoria Energy LLC
17-10 Steinway St
Astoria, NY 11105

Facility:

Astoria Energy LLC & Astoria Energy II LLC
17-10 Steinway St
Astoria, NY 11105 -1097

Application ID:

2-6301-00072/00014

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens County


Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a modification of the applicant's Title V Permit to include conditions recently promulgated under regulations 6 NYCRR Parts 243, 244 and 245 - Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR) Trading Programs and 6 NYCRR Part 242 - CO2 Budget Trading Program. The facility includes a 1,150 MW combined-cycle natural gas fired facility with the ability to operate with low sulfur distillate oil as a back-up fuel. The major components of the plant include four GE Model 7241FA combustion turbines, four heat recovery steam generators, two steam turbines with two air-cooled condensers, four nested stack (exhaust) flues, an auxiliary boiler, a diesel firewater pump, the switchyard and the associated equipment.

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 Sep 11, 2009.

Contact:

Elizabeth A Clarke
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
dep.r2@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

Jamaica Bay Peaking Facility LLC
700 Universe Blvd
North Palm Beach, FL 33408

Facility:

Bayswater / Jamaica Bay Peaking Facility
14-25 Bay 24TH St
Far Rockaway, NY 11691

Application ID:

2-6308-00513/00012

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens County


Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to modify the applicant's Title V Permit to include conditions recently promulgated under regulations 6 NYCRR Parts 243, 244 and 245, Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR) Trading Programs and 6 NYCRR Part 242, CO2 budget Trading Program. The facility consists of a Pratt and Whitney FT-8 Twin Pac (55 MW-ISO) natural gas fired unit and a Pratt and Whitney FT-8 Swift Pac (54 MW-ISO) natural Gas/distillate oil fired unit). Each FT-8 unit consists of two turbines driving a single generator.

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 Sep 11, 2009.

Contact:

Elizabeth A Clarke
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
dep.r2@dec.ny.gov


Richmond County

Applicant:

New York Power Authority
123 Main St
White Plains, NY 10601

Facility:

Pouch Terminal
Lynhurst Ave & Edgewater
Staten Island, NY 10305

Application ID:

2-6402-00295/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Article 19 Title IV (Phase II Acid Rain)

Project is Located:

Staten Island, Richmond County


Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to modify the applicant's Title V Permit to include conditions recently promulgated under regulations 6 NYCRR Parts 243, 244 and 245, Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR) Trading Programs and 6 NYCRR Part 242, CO2 budget Trading Program. In addition, the application includes renewal of the Title IV permit. The facility consists of one simple cycle combustion turbine (GE LM6000) rated at 420 mmbtu/hr with 47 megawatt capacity.

The CAIR regulations require the facility 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. The regulations are included in New York's State Implementation Plan (SIP) which has been approved by EPA as required by the Clean Air Act of 1990.

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 Sep 11, 2009.

Contact:

Elizabeth A Clarke
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
dep.r2@dec.ny.gov


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