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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 06/27/2012

New York County

Applicant:

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

Facility:

Croton Aqueduct-Shaft 24 & 25
Between Audubon & Amsterdam and Between W 178TH& W 179TH Sts
New York, NY

Application ID:

2-6201-00043/00005

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 to discharge NYC drinking supply water and start-up water from the newly constructed Croton Water Treatment Plan to the Harlem River (Class I) from Shafts 24 and 25. Compared to the existing permit that this modified permit will replace, the following significant changes are proposed: Addition of Outfall 01A for the discharge of start-up water from the Croton Water Treatment Plant (Croton WTP). Permit conditions for discharges from the original outfalls (001, 002 & 003) 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 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:

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 Jul 27, 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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