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ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 03/11/2015

Herkimer County

Applicant:

Burrows Paper Corporation
501 W Main St
Little Falls, NY 13365 -1403

Facility:

Burrows Paper Corp - Mill St Fac
730 E Mill St
Little Falls, NY 13365

Application ID:

6-2109-00003/00008

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Non-public

Project is Located:

Herkimer County


Project Description:

The applicant has applied for an initial permit for the continued withdrawal of 2.88 Million Gallons Per Day (Million GPD) of water from the Mohawk River for operation of the paper mill Facility. The paper manufacturing facility has been in operation since 1919. No changes in current operations from recent years are proposed. The Department has determined that the Facility is eligible for an Initial Permit under Section 15-1501.9 of the Environmental Conservation Law. Initial Permits are limited to existing facilities for existing water withdrawals over 100,000 GPD which were properly reported to the Department prior to February 15, 2012. Section 15-501.9 requires the Department to issue Initial Water Withdrawal Permits for the reported volume.

The Department has determined that the issuance of "initial permits" under ECL section 15-501.9 as implemented by 6 NYCRR 601.7 is a ministerial action and therefore subject to the Type II exemption set out in 6 NYCRR 617.5(c)(19).

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 26, 2015.

Contact:

Rudyard G Edick
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
DEPPermitting@dec.ny.gov


Oneida County

Applicant:

Revere Copper Products Inc
1 Revere Park
Rome, NY 13440 -5581

Facility:

Revere Copper Products Inc
One Revere Park
Rome, NY 13440

Application ID:

6-3013-00091/00040

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Non-public

Project is Located:

Oneida County


Project Description:

The applicant has applied for an initial permit for the continued withdrawal of 5.76 Million Gallons Per Day (Million GPD) of water from the Mohawk River for process and cooling purposes of the Revere Copper Products Facility. The metal coils, sheets, and bars manufacturing facility has been in operation since 1950. No changes in current operations from recent years are proposed. The Department has determined that the Facility is eligible for an Initial Permit under Section 15-1501.9 of the Environmental Conservation Law. Initial Permits are limited to existing facilities for existing water withdrawals over 100,000 GPD which were properly reported to the Department prior to February 15, 2012. Section 15-501.9 requires the Department to issue Initial Water Withdrawal Permits for the reported volume.

The Department has determined that the issuance of "initial permits" under ECL section 15-501.9 as implemented by 6 NYCRR 601.7 is a ministerial action and therefore subject to the Type II exemption set out in 6 NYCRR 617.5(c)(19).

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 26, 2015.

Contact:

Rudyard G Edick
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
DEPPermitting@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

Village of Clinton
PO Box 242
Clinton, NY 13323 -0242

Facility:

Clinton Sewage Treatment Plant
Norton Ave
Clinton, NY 13323

Application ID:

6-3040-00008/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Oneida County


Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is proposing a Department Initiated Modification (DIM) and renewal to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit (NY0021385), pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 750-1.18, and 750-1.19, the Priority Ranking System known as New York State's Environmental Benefit.

The Village of Clinton Sewage Treatment Plant discharges treated sewage through Outfall 001. The sewage collection system consists of separate sewers. Current treatment includes: screening, grit removal, primary settling, activated sludge, final settling and chlorination. Sludge is digested aerobically by gravity thickening and then is dewatered by belt filter press before being sent to Oneida Herkimer County Solid Waste Authority, Gas is collected for use. The facility discharges treated wastewater to Oriskany Creek, a class B(TS) water.

The following changes to the permit are proposed: Seasonal dissolved oxygen requirement has been added. The disinfection season has been extended. Ammonia requirements have been strengthened. Parallel concentration/mass requirement for several parameters. A Mercury Minimization Program has been added. Short term monitoring plan for copper and lead has been added. Permit format has been updated and incorporates the latest general conditions.

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 Apr 10, 2015.

Contact:

Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
DEPPermitting@dec.ny.gov


St Lawrence County

Applicant:

Poulin Grain Inc
24 Railroad Sq
Newport, VT 05855

Facility:

Poulin Grain Inc
6005 US Rte 11
Canton, NY 13617

Application ID:

6-4022-00001/02002

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Groundwater Discharge

Project is Located:

St Lawrence County


Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit (SPDES) permit under Article 17 of Environmental Conservation Law. A draft permit has been prepared for the discharge of 12 gallons per day of boiler blowdown to groundwater from the applicant's facility located at 6005 U.S. Highway 11, Town of Canton, St. Lawrence County, New York.

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 Apr 10, 2015.

Contact:

Thomas G Voss
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building - 317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
DEP.R6@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

Potsdam Specialty Paper Inc
547A Sissonville Rd
Potsdam, NY 13676

Facility:

Potsdam Specialty Paper Inc
547A Sissonville Rd
Potsdam, NY 13676

Application ID:

6-4074-00033/02002

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Non-public

Project is Located:

St Lawrence County


Project Description:


The applicant has applied for an initial permit for the continued withdrawal of up to 2.9 Million Gallons Per Day (Million GPD) of water from the Raquette River for operation of the specialty paper mill Facility. The manufacturing facility has been in operation since before 1999. No changes in current operations from recent years are proposed. The Department has determined that the Facility is eligible for an Initial Permit under Section 15-1501.9 of the Environmental Conservation Law. Initial Permits are limited to existing facilities for existing water withdrawals over 100,000 GPD which were properly reported to the Department prior to February 15, 2012. Section 15-501.9 requires the Department to issue Initial Water Withdrawal Permits for the reported volume.

The Department has determined that the issuance of "initial permits" under ECL section 15-501.9 as implemented by 6 NYCRR 601.7 is a ministerial action and therefore subject to the Type II exemption set out in 6 NYCRR 617.5(c)(19).

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 26, 2015.

Contact:

Rudyard G Edick
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
DEPPermitting@dec.ny.gov


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