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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 01/13/2010

Greene County


NYS Thruway Authority
200 Southern Blvd
PO Box 189
Albany, NY 12209 -0189


NYS New Baltimore Service Area
I-87 - W Side at Mile Marker 127
New Baltimore, NY

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

New Baltimore, Greene County

Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is pursuing a Department Initiated Modification (DIM) to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit (NY0027359), pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 750-1.18, New York State's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS).

The New York State Thruway Authority - New Baltimore Service Area located in the Town of New Baltimore, Green County, has a design flow of 0.1 mgd. Treatment includes trickling filter, rotating biological contactors, sand filtration, clarification, and UV disinfection. Sludge is hauled off site. The facility has treated sanitary surface discharge to Sickles Creek, a class C water. The following changes to the permit are proposed:

A Permit Limits, Levels and Monitoring Definitions page was added.
Footnote 3 has been added to the Permit limits, Levels and Monitoring page for Effluent Disinfection by UltraViolet radiation.
A Monitoring and Locations page has been added.

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 Feb 12, 2010.


Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233

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