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ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 09/11/2013

Oneida County

Applicant:

Wm Renewable Energy LLC
1001 Fannin Ste 4000
Houston, TX 77002

Facility:

Wm Oneida Herkimer Renewable Energy Facility
7044 St Rte 294
Ava, NY 13309

Application ID:

6-3024-00025/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Oneida County

Project Description:

DEC has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a modification to the Air Title V Facility permit for the existing facility located at Oneida Herkimer Renewable Energy Facility, 7044 State Route 294, Ava, NY 13309 in Oneida County.

This facility has a PSD cap in conjunction with the Ava Landfill. The Ava landfill has applied to make some changes to the flares at the facility. They are removing 14 passive flares and are installing one 1250 cfm flare. The changes to this permit involve subtracting and adding the appropriate flares for tracking emissions under the PSD cap and expiring any old regulations and installing the new regulations.

In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.7(b)(9) and 201-6.3(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 Oct 11, 2013.

Contact:

Lawrence R Ambeau
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building - 317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


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