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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 04/15/2015

Kings County

Applicant:

NYC Dept of Design & Construction
30-30 Thomson Ave 5th Fl
Long Island City, NY 11101 -3045

Facility:

NYCDDC Coney Island Sewers CONISPH02A
W 21ST St and Mermaid Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11224

Application ID:

2-6107-00780/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Long Island Well Temporary Dewatering

Project is Located:

Brooklyn, Kings County


Project Description:

Applicant proposes to operate a temporary dewatering system to facilitate the construction of new storm and sanitary sewers along West 21st Street and Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island, Brooklyn with a maximum withdrawal of 5,760,000 gallons per day. Pumped groundwater is to be directed to existing storm sewers which will discharge to Coney Island Creek via NYCDEP Outfall CI-665 and to the Atlantic Ocean via NYCDEP Outfall CI-663.

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: NYC Dept of Environmental Protection

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 Apr 30, 2015.

Contact:

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


New York County

Applicant:

Mutual Redevelopment Houses Inc
321 Eighth Ave
New York, NY 10001 -4818

Facility:

Mutual Redevelopment Houses
315 West 25th St
New York, NY 10001

Application ID:

2-6205-00182/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Manhattan, New York County


Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a Title V Renewal 2 Modification 2 for an existing facility that provides heating, cooling, hot water and electricity to a residential apartment complex consisting of ten 22-story residential buildings. The facility operates two dual fuel 39.11 MMBtu/hr Johnston boilers, three 1150 KW(11.9 MMBtu/hr) diesel engine generators, three 820 KW(8.5 MMBtu/hr) diesel engine generators, and four new 820 KW(7.6 MMBtu/hr) natural gas powered engine generators. All emission sources are collectively identified as emission unit U-00001, and are exhausted through one common stack.

Under this modification, the applicant is removing two boilers and two chillers, and installing two dual fuel 39.11 MMBtu/hr Johnston boilers and seeking a NOx RACT variance due to economic and technological reasons when burning #2 fuel oil or natural gas. The new boilers burn natural gas and #2 fuel oil. Under the variance the applicant is seeking and is granted an alternate NOx emissions limit when burning #2 fuel oil of 0.12 lbs/MMBtu and when burning natural gas only 0.06 lbs/MMBtu. In order to avoid the New Source Review-Part 231 applicability, the NOx emissions from the new boilers are limited to 24.9 tons per year on a monthly rolling basis.
The six existing diesel engines/generators are required to meet a NOx limit of 2.3 gr/bhp-hr under Subpart 227-2. The facility has applied for a variance due to economic and technological reasons for an alternate NOx emission limit of 6.0 gr/bhp-hr. This variance was granted by DEC, pending EPA's final approval. The four gas engines meet the Subpart 227-2 NOx RACT limit of 1.5 gr/bhp-hr. This facility emits oxides of nitrogen in excess of 25 tons per year and is subject to Title V permitting requirements, Part 201. The Title V permit contains a complete listing of the applicable Federal, State and compliance monitoring requirements for this facility, its emission unit and emission point.

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 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 May 15, 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


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