ENB Region 8 Completed Applications 01/04/2012
R E Ginna Nuclear Power Plant LLC
750 E Pratt St - 17th Fl
Baltimore, MD 21201
R E Ginna Nuclear Power Plant
1503 Lake Rd
Ontario, NY 14519
Permit(s) Applied for:
Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge
Project is Located:
Ontario, Wayne County
The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a modification to the SPDES permit held by R E Ginna Nuclear Power Plant LLC to discharge industrial effluent and stormwater from the nuclear power facility located on 1503 Lake Road. The modification includes a proposed temperature increase provision during frazil ice conditions and the replacement of a copper limit with an action limit due to the results of a recent copper study. As a tentative determination, the Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance. The draft permit is available for review and comment at NYSDEC Region 8 or via email.
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.
This project is located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 03, 2012.
Kimberly A Merchant
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 E Avon-Lima Rd
Avon, NY 14414