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ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 12/11/2013

Herkimer County

Applicant:

ELG Utica Alloys Inc
378 Gros Blvd Ste #3
Herkimer, NY 13350

Facility:

ELG Utica Alloys-Herkimer
378 Gros Blvd Bldg #1
Herkimer, NY 13350

Application ID:

6-2130-00097/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air State Facility

Project is Located:

Herkimer County

Project Description:

The Department has received a request for a permit modification to operate air pollution sources and has drafted pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the Environmental Conservation Law, a State Facility Permit, for the facility to be located at, ELG Utica Alloys Inc, Town of Herkimer in Herkimer County, New York. The exact location will be at 378 Gros Boulevard. This facility is engaged in the recycling of nickel-based metals. These metals are sorted, sized, washed/degreased and dried. The Standard Industrial Classification representative of this facility is 5093 (Scrap & Waste Materials). With respect to air pollution regulation, the activities of concern at ELG are various. Nine metal hazardous air pollutants, hydrogen chloride and particulate matter will be emitted from a drying process. The facility will also emit volatile organic compounds (VOC) from degreasing operations. Several baghouses, cyclones and thermal oxidizers have been installed to reduce these air pollutants. The facility has elected to cap VOC and HAP emissions below Major Source Thresholds.

The draft permit with all conditions is available for review in the Region 6 NYSDEC sub-office in Utica, NY.

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 Jan 10, 2014.

Contact:

Patrick M Clearey
NYSDEC Region 6 Utica Sub-Office
State Office Bldg - 207 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
(315)793-2555
dep.r6@dec.ny.gov


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