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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 11/13/2013

Cattaraugus County

Applicant:

Lafarge North America Inc
12950 Worldgate Dr Ste 500
Herndon, VA 20170

Facility:

Lafarge - Machias Mine
St Rte 242 - S Side - W of St Rte 16
Machias, NY 14101

Application ID:

9-0458-00035/00005

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

Machias, Cattaraugus County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes a 1.9 acre expansion of the previously permitted 111.8 acre Machias/Shenk mine on land owned/operated by Machias Sand and Gravel and to mine into the ground water table creating a 3.6 acre pond approximately 38 feet deep. The reclamation for the side slopes of the pond remains pasture or for wildlife habitat.

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 Dec 13, 2013.

Contact:

Charles D Cranston
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany Sub-Office
182 East Union - Ste 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
dep.r9@dec.ny.gov


Chautauqua County

Applicant:

Gregory Rater

Facility:

Slab City Organics
8777 Kidder Rd
Sherman, NY 14781

Application ID:

9-0666-00054/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management

Project is Located:

Sherman, Chautauqua County

Project Description:

This solid waste facility proposes to expand by constructing a processing building and installing equipment to enable an increase in the amount of material to be composted. The facility will accept food processing waste, paper, wood, cardboard, silage feed bunker waste and yard waste. Monitoring, sampling, record keeping and annual reporting will be required by the Department.

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:

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 29, 2013.

Contact:

Denise C Matthews
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
dep.r9@dec.ny.gov


Niagara County

Applicant:

Occidental Chemical Corp
5005 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, TX 75244

Facility:

Occidental Chemical Corp - Niagara Plant
Buffalo Ave and 47th St
Niagara Falls, NY 14302 -0344

Application ID:

9-2911-00112/00233

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Niagara Falls, Niagara County

Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to approve this application for renewal of an existing Title V Permit for chlorine/caustic production. This renewal includes a modification of the current permit by the addition of Emission Unit C-00006 (consisting of hydrochloric (HCl) acid synthesis and HCl acid concentration, proofing, and storage processes) to the plant's chlorine/caustic production. The renewal also includes installation of two emergency backup diesel powered generators as part of Emission Unit C-00001 ("C" Area Chlor-Alkali Process Scrubbers).

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 Dec 13, 2013.

Contact:

Denise C Matthews
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
dep.r9@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

Occidental Chemical Corp
5005 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, TX 75244

Facility:

Occidental Chemical Corp - Niagara Plant
Buffalo Ave and 47th St
Niagara Falls, NY 14302 -0344

Application ID:

9-2911-00112/00234

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Niagara Falls, Niagara County

Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and made a tentative determination to approve this application for renewal of an existing Title V Permit for Dechlorane Plus production (formerly known as the chemical derivatives portion of operations at the facility). This renewal also covers remedial activities from the now closed chemicals facility and liquid waste incinerator, and adds facility-wide emissions limits for hydrogen chloride.

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 Dec 13, 2013.

Contact:

Denise C Matthews
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
dep.r9@dec.ny.gov


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