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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 02/15/2012

New York County

Applicant:

Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc
4 Irving Pl
New York, NY 10003 -3502

Facility:

Con Ed-59th St Station
850 12TH Ave
New York, NY 10019

Application ID:

2-6202-00032/00004

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Manhattan, New York County


Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a modification of the existing SPDES permit for a discharge of treated wastewater into the Hudson River (Class I) from a treatment plant at the applicant's facility located at 850 Twelfth Avenue, New York NY 10019 where the applicant operates a Steam Plant. Compared to the existing permit that this modified permit will replace, the following significant changes are proposed: Changing the pH and temperature monitoring requirement from grab samples to continuous monitoring, update outfall descriptions, include fire suppression system testing discharges, the addition of an outfall (01B) from demineralization plant and conditions regarding boiler draining incorporated into 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: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

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 Mar 16, 2012.

Contact:

Steve A Watts
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21st St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
r2dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


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