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ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 12/23/2009

Dutchess County

Applicant:

Mead Welles

Facility:

Sprout Creek Vineyards
60 Oak Summit Rd
Millbrook, NY 12545

Application ID:

3-1358-00158/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Washington, Dutchess County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes improvements at an existing farm which include replacement of two (2) culverts in NYS-regulated Freshwater Wetland VB-3 (Class 2) with elliptical corrugated steel culverts, installation of gravel to cover the replacement culverts and patch holes in the farm driveway, and installation of subsurface utility lines and two utility poles in Freshwater Wetland VB-3 and its 100-foot Adjacent Area in conjunction with the construction of a single-family residence. The project site is located on Oak Summit Rd. approximately 200 yards north of the intersection of Oak Summit Rd. and Camby Rd..

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:

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 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 Jan 07, 2010.

Contact:

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


Orange County

Applicant:

Orange & Rockland Utilities Inc
1 Blue Hill Plz
Pearl River, NY 10965 -3104

Facility:

Lower Rd Gas Pipeline
Lower Rd / Co Rte 12 - Near Pine Island Tpke (CO Rte 1)
Minisink, NY

Application ID:

3-3338-00044/00004

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 11 Endangered/Threatened Species (Incidental Take)
Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:

Minisink, Orange County


Project Description:

Orange and Rockland Utilities is proposing to construct a gate station for existing natural gas pipeline. The purpose of this facility is to allow Orange and Rockland Utilities to connectto the existing gas line. The proposed activity will require disturbance within the 100 foot adjacent area of NYS Freshwater Wetland UN-18. Proposed gate station includes construction of the 800 square foot gate station structure, parking spaces, driveway and landscaping. No disturbance is proposed to the wetland area.

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: Minisink Town Planning Board

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 Jan 07, 2010.

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


Applicant:

Village of Florida
33 S Main St
PO Box 505
Florida, NY 10921 -0505

Facility:

Glenmere Lake
Glenmere Ave
Florida, NY 10921

Application ID:

3-3354-00158/00005

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:

Warwick, Orange County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes to treat Glenmere Lake (NYS Waters Index # H-139-13-59-P 668) with copper sulfate to control algae blooms. Glenmere Lake is the sole water supply for the Village of Florida. Up to 5 treatments of approximately 0.3 ppm are proposed. The lake is bordered by NYS Freshwater Wetlands WR-14 and WR-15 (both Class 2); no direct treatment of the wetland is proposed.

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:

A draft environmental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.

SEQR Lead Agency: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

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 Jan 22, 2010.

Contact:

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


Applicant:

Panco Equipment Corp
23 Grassy Point Rd
Stony Point, NY 10980 -0659

Facility:

Panco Equipment Corp
607 Co Rte 1
Pine Island, NY 10969

Application ID:

3-3354-00582/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Warwick, Orange County


Project Description:

DEC has tentatively determined to issue a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) to the above-referenced applicant. The permit authorizes discharge from an oil and water separator that treats stormwater generated during storm events from a secondary runoff containment area. There is no flow limit specified in the permit, rather, because the discharge is event-based, a requirement has been added to monitor and report flow on a monthly basis. Limits for oil and grease and pH are contained in the permit. SPDES permit number NY 027 1257.

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.

This project is subject to the Department's Environmental Justice Policy and an enhanced public participation plan has been prepared and accepted as a component of application completeness. As part of the plan, a document repository has been established near the project area that contains application and project related materials. Information on the repository location and other outreach components of the plan is available from the identified DEC contact.

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 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 Jan 22, 2010.

Contact:

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


Sullivan County

Applicant:

Town of Thompson
4052 St Rte 42
Monticello, NY 12701 -3221

Facility:

Thompson Melody Lake Sewer District STP
Hemlock Ln - S Side - W of Pine Ln
Monticello, NY 12701

Application ID:

3-4846-00090/00002

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Thompson, Sullivan County


Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is pursuing a Department Initiated Modification (DIM) and renewal to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit (NY0030708), pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 750-1.18, New York State's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS).
The Town of Thompson Melody Lake Sewer District STP, located in Sullivan County, has a design flow of 0.038 mgd. Treatment includes screening, aeration, final settling and chlorination. Sludge is hauled for treatment and disposal at another treatment facility with adequate sludge handling equipment. The facility has treated surface discharge to Turner Brook, a class B water.

The following changes to the permit are proposed:

- Permit pages and conditions have been updated to reflect current permit language, DEC guidance, format and nomenclature.
- A total dissolved solids limit of 1000 mg/l has been added.
- A seasonal water quality based effluent limit for ammonia has been added, as well as an interim "monitor only" requirement to determine whether treatment system upgrades are necessary.
- Seasonal monitoring for total phosphorus and nitrate has been added.
- The total residual chlorine limit at outfall 001 has been reduced based upon more stringent water quality standards. The existing limit will remain in effect as an interim limit until upgrades are completed.
- The seasonal disinfection period has been extended to correspond with other seasonal limits.
- A schedule of compliance has been added for total residual chlorine and ammonia.
- A schedule of compliance has been added to address emergency operations.
- A short term monitoring program has also been added to the schedule of compliance to evaluate copper, zinc and cyanide in the outfall 001 discharge.

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 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 Jan 22, 2010.

Contact:

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


Applicant:

Jus-Sar Fuel Inc
3302 St Rte 42
Monticello, NY 12701

Facility:

Black Bear Fuel Oil Harris Garage
Old Rte 17|Esit 102 Off St Rte 17W Onto Old Rte 17 Bldg .5 Mi on Right
Monticello, NY

Application ID:

3-4846-00397/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 P/C/I SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Thompson, Sullivan County


Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a SPDES permit (SPDES # NY-027 4712) to authorize the surface discharge of 200 gallons per day (gpd) of truck wash to a class B(t) tributary to the Mongaup River via one outfall from a proposed fuel oil truck garage to be constructed on the east side of Old Route 17 south of its intersection with Harris Road. Facility floor drains will collect truck wash water and direct effluent to an oil/water separator for treatment prior to discharge.

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:

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 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 Jan 22, 2010.

Contact:

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


Westchester County

Applicant:

The Excelsior Packaging Group Inc
159 Alexander St
Yonkers, NY 10701 -2536

Facility:

Excelsior Packaging Group Inc
159 Alexander St
Yonkers, NY 10701

Application ID:

3-5518-00426/00030

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Yonkers, Westchester 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 new Title V Air Facility Permit for the initial preconstruction and operation of the Excelsior Packaging Group, Inc.

The Excelsior Packaging Group (Excelsior) operates a printing operation in Yonkers, NY. The facility currently operates two flexographic presses with ancillary operations consisting of polymer film bag machines, slitters, ink mixing, natural gas-fire and heaters to supply building heat. The printing presses are ducted to one of two oxidizers for VOC destruction. The primary control is Anguil thermal oxidizer. The Dec-E-Tech Colt catalytic oxidizer will serve as emergency backup only. Operation of the control device is eligible for the part 234 seasonal variance. Under the seasonal variance, the Anguil and Dec-E-Tech oxidizers are not required to operate from November 1 to March 31 of each year.

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 Jan 22, 2010.

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


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