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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 05/23/2012

Bronx County

Applicant:

Wildlife Conservation Society
2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10460 -1099

Facility:

Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10460

Application ID:

2-6005-00125/00003

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 Permit Renewal 1 for a facility that operates a public zoo owned by the City of New York and operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society. The facility operates a cogeneration plant, an incinerator, a microturbine plant at the Center for Global Conservation (CGC) building consisting of eight microturbines and numerous exempt sources such as small boilers, emergency generator and maintenance laboratory and graphics operations. Also added are five emergency generators recently installed. Emissions from these generators are limited to 5.8 tons per year to avoid the applicability of 6 NYCRR Part 231 review.

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:

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.

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 Jun 22, 2012.

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


Applicant:

NYC Dept of Environmental Protection
96-05 Horace Harding Expwy
Flushing, NY 11368

Facility:

NYC-DEP Hunts Pt Wpcp
Coster St & Ryawa Ave
Bronx, NY 10474

Application ID:

2-6007-00025/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Bronx, Bronx County


Project Description:

A proposed modification is required by a recent settlement agreement entered into by DEC, and requires that this SPDES permit modification replaces the existing Long-Term Control Plan condition in the SPDES permit with the following language:

Operation of all combined sewer overflows in this permit shall comply with the water quality standards for: settleable solids, pathogens, bacteria, and floatables. Any existing violations of these standards are addressed by compliance with the terms of Consent Order C02-20110512-25. The terms of that Consent Order set forth the shortest reasonable time to attain compliance with applicable limitations, applicable water quality standards, or other applicable requirements for these or other parameters. This provision does not preclude DEP from seeking a variance from a Water Quality Based Effluent Limit or a Water Quality Standard revision, or preclude DEP from operating CSOs in accordance with a lawfully issued variance or in compliance with a lawfully revised Water Quality Standard. Modifications to the CSO Order on Consent will be publicly noticed for review and comment in accordance with Uniform Procedures Regulations, 6 NYCRR Part 621.7.

This is the only proposed change to the permit, all other limits and conditions will remain the same.

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:

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.

Coastal Management:

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 Jun 22, 2012.

Contact:

Steve A Watts
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21st St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
dep.r2@dec.ny.gov


Queens County

Applicant:

Long Island Jewish Medical Center
270-05 76th Ave
New Hyde Park, NY 11040 -1433

Facility:

Long Island Jewish Medical Center-Queens
270-05 76th Ave
New Hyde Park, NY 11040

Application ID:

2-6307-00290/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens County


Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a Title V Permit (formerly held a Title V General Permit) for a facility that operates three boilers each with heat input capacity of 63.0 MMBtu/hr burning natural gas and #2 oil and natural gas, seven emergency generators burning #2 oil, two cogen units with capacity of 1.4 MW burning natural gas, a dual use generator (emergency power back up engine) and three exempt boilers each with maximum heat input of 6.3 MMBtu/hr. The NOx emissions from all three boilers are capped to under 25 tpy to avoid New Source Review applicability under 6NYCRR Subpart 231-2. This is a major facility since the facility wide NOx emissions are greater than 25 tpy and is subject to Part 201-6 requirements.

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 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:

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 Jun 22, 2012.

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


Applicant:

NYC Dept of Design & Construction
30-30 Thomson Ave 5th Fl
Long Island City, NY 11101 -3045

Facility:

NYC DDC - B 32nd St Outfall and Sewers (SEQ200508)
B 32ND St and Norton Basin
Queens, NY 11691

Application ID:

2-6308-00780/00004

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Long Island Well Temporary Dewatering

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens County


Project Description:

Applicant proposes to operate a temporary dewatering system to facilitate the construction of new storm sewers and upgrades to existing water mains and sanitary sewers along Beach 32nd St and reconstruction of Outfall ROC-660 in Queens with a maximum withdrawal of 4,600,000 gallons per day. Pumped groundwater is to be directed to existing storm sewers in the area which discharge to Norton Basin via NYCDEP Outfalls ROC-660 and 651.

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: NYC Dept of Environmental Protection

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 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 Jun 07, 2012.

Contact:

Steve A Watts
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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