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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 03/24/2010

Delaware County

Applicant:

Deposit Wood Pellet LLC
415 Squantum Rd
Jaffrey, NH 03452

Facility:

Deposit Wood Pellet LLC
1580 Airport Rd
Deposit, NY 13754

Application ID:

4-1230-00019/00058

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air State Facility

Project is Located:

Deposit, Delaware County

Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a new Air State Facility Permit for the construction and operation of a wood pellet manufacturing facility for the application that was received for the proposed Deposit Wood Pellet LLC facility to be located on 1580 Airport Road, Town of Deposit, County of Delaware, owned by Deposit Wood Pellet LLC, 415 Squantum Road, Jaffrey, New Hampshire.The facility is involved with the production of wood pellets.The facility includes a wood fired burner, rotary kiln, hammer mills, pellet mills, pellet coolers, pellet packaging system, storage silos, and a wood chipper.In order to remain below the applicability threshold for Title V permitting, the applicant has proposed restricting the potential to emit through enforceable permit conditions which will limit or cap emissions at a level which is less than 100 tons per year for carbon monoxide (CO), oxides of nitrogen (NOx), particulates, and particulates less than 10 microns (PM-10).The applicant has agreed to permit conditions which will limit carbon monoxide (CO), oxides of nitrogen (NOx), particulates, and particulates less than 10 microns (PM-10) emissions by restricting the hourly emission rates of carbon monoxide and oxides of nitrogen from the burner/dryer, the operating hours of the wood chipper engine, and annual emission rates of carbon monoxide (CO), oxides of nitrogen (NOx), particulates, and particulates less than 10 microns (PM-10).The annual emission rates will be determined using facility information including, but not limited to, hours of operation, stack test data, production data, and fuel usage data.The facility will be required to maintain records and report this data to verify compliance with permit conditions and limits. 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. DEC will evaluate the application and the comments received on it to determine whether to hold a public hearing.A public hearing may be legislative or adjudicatory.A legislative public hearing is a proceeding which provides an additional opportunity for public comment.DEC=s determination to hold a legislative public hearing will be based on whether a significant degree of public interest exists.If a legislative public hearing is to be held, a Notice of Hearing will be published which will include the time and place of the hearing and submitting comments. The applicant and all persons who have filed comments on the permit will be notified by mail of the public hearing. Comments and requests for a legislative hearing should be in writing and addressed to the Department representative listed below. An adjudicatory public hearing is a trial type proceeding which provides the opportunity for adjudication on the basis of evidence, including direct testimony and cross examination.An adjudicatory hearing is held only if substantive and significant issues relating to any findings or determinations the Department is required to make pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law exists. A copy of the Department=s permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Department=s web site at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/gudph1.htm. The Air State Facility Permit, ID number 4-1230-00019/00058, is available for review at the Region 4 sub-office.The contact person is Martha Wood, NYSDEC, 65561 State Highway 10, Stamford, NY 12167-9503, telephone (607)652-7741.Comments will be received for 30 days from the date of this notice.If comments are received which raise significant issues or provide additional relevant information, the Department may modify the draft Air State Facility Permit.

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: Deposit Town Planning Board

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 Apr 23, 2010.

Contact:

Martha A Wood
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford SUB-OFFICE
65561 St Rte 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
dep.r4@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

Town of Middletown
Box 577 Main St
Margaretville, NY 12455

Facility:

Middletown Sand & Gravel Mine
Co Rte 38 Near St Rte 30
Middletown, NY

Application ID:

4-1246-00538/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

Middletown, Delaware County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to operate a 3.46 acre life-of-mine sand and gravel mine. Processing of material at the site will consist of screening and crushing. Reclamation of the mine will restore the area to a natural meadow. The site is located on County Route 38 approximately 1/4 mile south of State Route 30 intersection.

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: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

A cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. 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 Apr 23, 2010.

Contact:

Martha A Wood
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford SUB-OFFICE
65561 St Rte 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
dep.r4@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

Delaware County
111 Main St
Delhi, NY 13753

Facility:

Co Rte 22 Gabion Slope
Co Rte 22 - 1250' N of Walton Village Line
Walton, NY

Application ID:

4-1256-00561/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Walton, Delaware County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to conduct a streambank rehabilitation project at East Brook to help improve water quality. The project includes the placement of extra heavy stone fill at the toe of the County Highway 22 slope and the relocation of the stream channel for a distance of approximately 700 feet; creation of a floodplain bench; stabilization of the new stream channel and construction of in-stream structures (1 rock-vane and 3 J-Hooks). The project is located on East Brook along County Highway 22, in the town of Walton, Delaware County.

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 Apr 08, 2010.

Contact:

Jamie G Lacko
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford SUB-OFFICE
65561 St Rte 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
dep.r4@dec.ny.gov


Schoharie County

Applicant:

Town of Gilboa
373 St Rte 990V
PO Box 187
Gilboa, NY 12076

Facility:

Old Stryker Rd
Old Stryker Rd - N of St Rte 990V & E of St Rte 30
Gilboa, NY

Application ID:

4-4334-00082/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Gilboa, Schoharie County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to conduct a streambank stabilization project along 475 feet of the Schoharie Creek.The project includes construction of a rock vane, bank stabilization using large rock, removal of invasive plants (Japanese Knotweed and Morrow's Honeysuckle) by use of approved herbicide applications, riparian plantings, native tree plantings, and development of three low-impact fishing trails.The project is located east of Old Stryker Road downstream of the Gilboa dam, north of State Route 990V bridge.

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:

A cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. 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 Apr 08, 2010.

Contact:

Martha A Wood
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford SUB-OFFICE
65561 St Rte 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
dep.r4@dec.ny.gov


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