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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 10/23/2013

Albany County

Applicant:

Nina Crisafulli

Facility:

Crisafulli Property
4232 Albany St
Colonie, NY 12205

Application ID:

4-0126-00757/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:

Colonie, Albany County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to place gravel in a 1.39 acre area within an 11.9 acre parcel to create a vehicle parking lot, within the adjacent area of Freshwater Wetland A-1. As mitigation for wetland impacts, existing debris and fill will be removed, and remaining wetlands will be protected by deed restriction. The project is located at 4232 Albany Street, in the Town of Colonie, Albany County.

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 not performed.

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 Nov 07, 2013.

Contact:

Nancy M Baker
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
dep.r4@dec.ny.gov


Rensselaer County

Applicant:

Empire Generating Co LLC
75 Riverside Ave
PO Box 350
Rensselaer, NY 12144 -0375

Facility:

Empire Power Plant
75 Riverside Ave
Rensselaer, NY 12144

Application ID:

4-3814-00052/00009

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Article 19 Title IV (Phase II Acid Rain)

Project is Located:

Rensselaer, Rensselaer County

Project Description:

The Department has proposed an initial Title V permit and renewal of the Title IV Acid Rain permit for the Empire Power Plant facility located on 75 Riverside Ave., Village of Rensselaer, County of Rensselaer, owned by Empire Generating Co, of Rensselaer, New York. The facility generates a maximum of 635 MW of electricity through the combustion of natural gas. The facility currently includes two GE 7FA combustion turbine trains. Combustion turbines will fire natural gas and will have ultra low sulfur distillate oil available for backup use. Each train has a natural gas-fired heat recovery steam generator, oxidation catalyst/SCR for pollution control, and a separate stack. Ancillary equipment includes emergency engines (generator and fire pump) and a cooling tower. Conditions were included to limit the emissions of carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, volatile organic compounds, ammonia, and particulate matter in order to ensure that the facility is complying with New Source Review and Prevention of Significant Deterioration requirements.

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 below. It is recommended that an appointment be made to confirm the availability of the subject files. The DEC will endeavor to make the files available within two business days of contact, during normal business hours (8:30 AM through 4:45 PM), unless the requestor wishes to inspect the files at a later date.

DEC will evaluate the application and the comments received on it to determine whether to hold a public hearing. A public hearing may be legislative or adjudicatory. A legislative public hearing is a proceeding which provides an additional opportunity for public comment. DEC's determination to hold a legislative public hearing will be based on whether a significant degree of public interest exists. If a legislative public hearing is to be held, a Notice of Hearing will be published which will include the time and place of the hearing and submitting comments. The applicant and all persons who have filed comments on the permit will be notified by mail of the public hearing. Comments and requests for a legislative hearing should be in writing and addressed to the Department representative listed below. An adjudicatory public hearing is a trial type proceeding which provides the opportunity for adjudication on the basis of evidence, including direct testimony and cross examination. An adjudicatory hearing is held only if substantive and significant issues relating to any findings or determinations the Department is required to make pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law exists. A copy of the Department's permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Department's web site at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6234.html.

The permit ID number 4‑3814-00052/00009 is available for review at DEC Central Office and the Region 4 office. The contact person is Christopher Hogan, NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233, telephone (518) 402-9151, email: cmhogan@gw.dec.state.ny.us. Comments will be received for 30 days from the date of this notice. If comments are received which raise significant issues or provide additional relevant information, the Department may modify the draft modified Title V Facility Permit. In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(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. Pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 201-6.6(b)(v) the incorporation into a Title V permit the requirements from a State facility permit that was previously subject to public review and comment is an administrative permit amendment and considered a Type II action pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 617 (SEQR).

In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.7(d)(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 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 Nov 22, 2013.

Contact:

Christopher M Hogan
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
deppermitting@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

Hess Corporation
1 Hess Plz
Woodbridge, NJ 07095 -1229

Facility:

Hess Rensselaer Terminal
367 American Oil Rd
Rensselaer, NY 12144

Application ID:

4-3824-00019/00013

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

East Greenbush, Rensselaer County

Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a renewal Title V Air Facility Permit for the operation of the Hess Rensselaer Terminal facility located at 367 American Oil Road, City of Albany, Albany County, owned by Hess Corporation. The facility is a bulk petroleum terminal facility that handles a variety of petroleum products for distribution.

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 Department representative identified 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.

The Department will evaluate the application and the comments received 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 identified 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 Nov 22, 2013.

Contact:

Michael T Higgins
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
dep.r4@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation
150 Dey Rd
Wayne, NJ 07470

Facility:

Saint Gobain Performance Plastics
1 Liberty St
Hoosick Falls, NY 12090

Application ID:

4-3828-00031/00019

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Hoosick, Rensselaer County

Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a renewal Title V Air Facility Permit for the operation of Saint Gobain Performance Plastics located at 1 Liberty Street, Village of Hoosick Falls, County of Rensselaer, owned by Saint Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation. The facility manufactures a variety of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) film products, including extruded tapes, pressure sensitive adhesive tapes (PSAT), and thread-seal tapes.

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 Nov 22, 2013.

Contact:

Nancy M Baker
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
dep.r4@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

Rensselaer County
1600 7th Ave
Troy, NY 12180 -3410

Facility:

Rensselaer Co SD 1 WWTP
Foot of Water St
Troy, NY 12180

Application ID:

4-3832-00011/00019

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management

Project is Located:

North Greenbush, Rensselaer County

Project Description:

The Rensselaer County Sewer District No. 1 (RCSD) is proposing to construct and operate a new biosolids dryer facility at the RCSD Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) to process the bio-solids cake which is generated at the WWTP and potentially merchant cake solids generated from outside sources. The RCSD utilizes three anaerobic digesters with a fourth anaerobic digester under construction. Following digestion, the bio-solids are dewatered by a belt press and the cake is generated. The new dryer facility will produce Class A bio-solids, which can be utilized as a soil amendment for agricultural and commercial applications.

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 not performed.

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 Nov 07, 2013.

Contact:

Michael T Higgins
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
dep.r4@dec.ny.gov


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