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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 03/30/2011

Bronx County

Applicant:

Lafayette Morrison Housing Corp
820 Boynton Ave
Bronx, NY 10473

Facility:

Lafayette-Morrison Housing Development Fund Corp
820 Boynton Ave
Bronx, NY 10473

Application ID:

2-6007-00183/00002

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Bronx, Bronx County


Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a Title V Renewal 1 for a facility providing heat and hot water for a four-building apartment complex with 900 units. The four boilers discharge to one stack and fire only low sulfur No. 6 oil. Three boilers have a capacity of 21 MMBTU/hr each; the fourth has 16.8 MMBTU/hr. All replacement boilers were installed in 1992 resulting in lower NOx emissions.

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:

A cultural resources survey has been completed. The report of the survey is on file. No 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 29, 2011.

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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