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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 06/29/2011

Queens County

Applicant:

Astoria Generating Company LP
18-01 20th Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11105-4271

Facility:

Luyster Creek Energy Project
18-01 20th Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11105-4271

Application ID:

DEC # 2-6301 00185/00009
DEC # 2-6301 00185/00017

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Article 19 Title IV (Phase II Acid Rain)

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens County

Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), as Lead Agency for State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR), has determined that the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS), draft Title IV and Title V air permits for the Luyster Creek Energy Project (Project), are complete for the purposes of public review and comment. DEC has prepared draft permits and has made a tentative determination to approve the application of Astoria Generating Company, L.P, (Applicant). The full notice can be viewed on the Department's website at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20110629_not2.html.

Availability of Application Documents:

Please view full notice regarding document availability.

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:

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

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 is accordance with SHPA is required.

Coastal Management:

This project is located in a Coastal Management area and is subject to the Waterfront revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.

DEC Commissioner Policy 29, Environmental Justice and Permitting (CP-29):

It has been determined that the proposed action is subject to CP-29.

Availability For Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than September 9, 2011 or 60 days after the publication date of this notice, whichever is later.

Contact:

Stephen M Tomasik
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
deppermitting@dec.ny.gov


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