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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 04/11/2012

Wyoming County

Applicant:

Indeck Energy Services of Silver Springs
600 N Buffalo Grove Rd Ste 300
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 -2432

Facility:

Indeck-Silver Springs Energy Center
1 Indeck Dr
Silver Springs, NY 14550

Application ID:

9-5632-00010/00016

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Gainesville, Wyoming County


Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to approve an application for renewal of an Article 19 Air Title V permit for the Indeck-Silver Springs Energy Center (Indeck) located in the Village of Silver Springs. Indeck commenced operation in 1991 with a rated generating capacity of 57.9 megawatts of electricity. The plant is an Electric Wholesale Generator which sells electric power to the New York Independent Operator that administers the State's wholesale electricity markets.

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:

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 May 11, 2012.

Contact:

Denise C Matthews
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Applicant:

Indeck Energy Services of Silver Springs
600 N Buffalo Grove Rd Ste 300
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 -2432

Facility:

Indeck-Silver Springs Energy Center
1 Indeck Dr
Silver Springs, NY 14550

Application ID:

9-5632-00010/00018

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Title IV (Phase II Acid Rain)

Project is Located:

Gainesville, Wyoming County


Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to approve an application for renewal of an Article 19 Air Title IV (Acid Rain) permit for the Indeck-Silver Springs Energy Center (Indeck) located in the Village of Silver Springs. This Title IV application supports the Title V (DEC ID 9-5632-00010/00016) application for renewal. Indeck commenced operation in 1991 and opted into the Acid Rain program by submitting a Phase II Acid Rain Permit application in 2002. The plant is an Electric Wholesale Generator which sells electric power to the New York Independent Operator that administers the State's wholesale electricity markets.

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:

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 May 11, 2012.

Contact:

Denise C Matthews
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


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