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ENB Region 8 Completed Applications 03/23/2011

Genesee County


O-At-Ka Milk Products Coop Inc
700 Ellicot St
Batavia, NY 14020


O-At-Ka Milk Products Coop Inc
165 Cedar ST|4815 Ellicott St Rd
Batavia, NY 14020

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Batavia, Genesee 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 (NY0002810), pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 750-1.18, and 750-1.19, the Priority Ranking System known as New York State's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS).

O-At-Ka Milk Products Cooperative facility has an average daily flow of 0.71 mgd at outfall 001, which consists of non-contact cooling water, condensate and stormwater. Outfalls 002 through 006 discharge stomrwater which is covered under the Multi-Sector General Permit. Activities at the facility include fluid processing for raw milk, bulk fluids, dry powders, cream and buttermilk condensed, and high capacity glass bottling and canning. The facility has surface discharge to a storm sewer tributary to Tonawanda Creek, a class C water.

The following changes to the permit are proposed: - The permit has been converted to an updated form and administrative changes have been made to page 1 and the Recording, Reporting and Additional Monitoring Requirements page. - The class of the receiving water has been changed from class D to class C. - Condensate has been added to the wastewater type. - The sampling frequency for temperature has been changed to daily. - A daily maximum effluent limit for Total Phosphorus has been added. - A Total Dissolved Solids action level has been added. - Discharge notifications requirements have been added. - Industry Best Management Practices have been added. - A Schedule of Compliance has been added requiring submittal of sampling data and other information for the five stormwater outfalls. - A second schedule item has been added requiring monitoring of temperature. - A monitoring 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 Apr 22, 2011.


Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233

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