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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 02/11/2015

Kings County

Applicant:

NYC Health & Hospitals Corp
125 Worth Street
New York, NY 10013 -4006

Facility:

NYC-HH - Woodhull Hospital
760 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY 11206

Application ID:

2-6104-00015/00008

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Brooklyn, Kings County

Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a modification to an existing Title V Permit for the staged replacement of burners to switch three existing boilers from burning #6 to #2 fuel oil. The Department has agreed to grant an alternative NOx emission limit of 0.2 lb/MMBTUs with this modification. The facility is a medical and mental hospital that operates boilers which supply steam for the space heating of the building. There are three boilers each with a maximum heat input of 45.13 MMBTU/hr capable of firing either distillate fuel oil #2 or natural gas. Natural gas will continue to remain the primary fuel, and boiler emissions are exhausted through a common stack. The facility operates other exempt sources. The facility is subject to the provisions of Title V: 6NYCRR 225-1 for sulfur dioxide, 6NYCRR 227-1.3 for smoke emissions, 6NYCRR 227-1.6 for corrective action requirements, 6NYCRR 227.2(b)(1) for particulate emissions from stationary combustion installations, and 6NYCRR 227-2 for RACT for oxides of nitrogen for small boilers.

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 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 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 Mar 13, 2015.

Contact:

Erin L Shirkey
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21st St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
DEP.R2@dec.ny.gov


Queens County

Applicant:

North Shore Towers Apartments Inc
272-40 Grand Central Parkway
Floral Park, NY 11005 -1302

Facility:

N Shore Towers Apt Total Energy Plant
272-40 Grand Central Pkwy
Floral Park, NY 11005

Application ID:

2-6307-00339/00002

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens County

Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a modification to an existing Air Title V Permit, to discontinue Air State Facility permit #2-6307-00339/00003, and to certify Emission Reduction Credit (ERCs) for application #2-6307-00339/00004. The facility is a 1,844-unit cooperative apartment complex that includes an Integral Total Energy Plant. The plant provides heat, air conditioning, hot water and electricity for the entire apartment complex.

The Department has reviewed an ASF ERC application dated Dec. 26, 2014 for Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), and has agreed to approve the ERCs pursuant to 6NYCRR Part 231-10 as follows: ERCs approved (tons): NOx 59.5, and VOCs 56.5. The ERCs are based on the removal of the three old 1500 kW Chicago engines, sources: 0001C, 0001D, 0001E, with the replacement of three new 1640 kW Caterpillar engines, sources: 0001G, 0001H, 0001I. The ERC application and supporting documentation are available for review at the Department's Region 2 office.

The Plant consists of three 1500kW dual fuel engines (natural gas/#2 distillate fuel oil), three 1640kW natural gas engine-generators, four 29.29 MMBtu/hr boilers, one 10kW emergency generator, and seven underground fuel oil storage tanks. The ATV Permit modification includes three newly installed 1640 kW Caterpillar natural gas engine-generators, previously under ASF permit. Caterpillar 1640 kW engines, sources: 0001G, 0001H, 0001I, NOx emissions are limited by 6NYCRR 227-2 to 1.5 g/bhp-hr.

Cleaver-Brooks boilers, sources: 0002A, 0002B, 0002C, 0002D, can fire either natural gas or #2 fuel oil and are combined to a common stack. Boiler emissions are subject to 6NYCRR 227-2 and are averaged in order to demonstrate compliance with an alternative standard of 0.107 lbMMBtu on a 12 mo.avg-rolled monthly basis, as demonstrated by the NOx RACT Economic and Technological Analysis of Dec. 2011.Chicago Pneumatic 1500 kW engines, sources: 0001A, 0001B, 0001F, alternate NOx emissions are limited to 5.6 g/bhp-hr annual avg-rolled monthly basis, as demonstrated by the NOx RACT Economic and Technological Analysis of Dec. 20, 2004 and Sept. 14, 2012. In order to support this alternate NOx RACT emissions of engines 0001A, 0001B, 0001F, are limited to 120 tons/yr on a 12 mo. avg-rolled monthly basis.

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 Mar 13, 2015.

Contact:

Erin L Shirkey
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21st St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
DEP.R2@dec.ny.gov


Richmond County

Applicant:

NYC Dept of Parks & Recreation
830 5TH Ave
New York, NY 10021 -7001

Facility:

NYC Parks - Wolfe's Pond Park
Holton Ave
Staten Island, NY 10309

Application ID:

2-6405-00183/00022

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 34 Coastal Erosion Management
Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Staten Island, Richmond County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes work within designated New York State Tidal Wetland and Freshwater Wetland (AR-17, Wolfe's Pond) Adjacent Areas and Coastal Erosion Hazard Areas, consisting of reconstruction of Hurricane Sandy damaged pavements, play equipment, picnic area and related site work located between Cornelia and Holton Avenues along Raritan Bay in Wolfe's Pond Park. No mitigation is required in connection with this project.

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:

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 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 Feb 26, 2015.

Contact:

Sandra M Reyes-Guerra
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21st St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
DEP.R2@dec.ny.gov


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