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ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 04/22/2015

Jefferson County

Applicant:

Knowlton Technologies LLC
213 Factory St
Watertown, NY 13601

Facility:

Knowlton Technologies LLC
213 Factory St
Watertown, NY 13601

Application ID:

6-2218-00017/00009

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Jefferson County

Project Description:

DEC received a request for a permit renewal to operate air pollution sources and drafted a Title V Facility Permit pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the Environmental Conservation Law, for the facility located at Knowlton Specialty Papers, City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York. This facility is engaged in the production of various types of specialty papers, including automotive filter and friction papers. The Standard Industrial Classification representative of this facility is 2621, Paper Mills.

This permit allows for the operation of 3 paper machines (Emission Unit 1-PAPER), solvent coating operations and pollution control equipment (Emission Unit 1-SVSAT), a glue laminator (Emission Unit 1-AQSAT) and solvent storage tanks (Emission Unit 1-TANKS).

The facility has emissions of methanol (a Hazardous Air Pollutant - HAP) and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) above the major source thresholds.

The paper coating operations and associated pollution control equipment are subject to the VOC RACT (Reasonable Available Control Technology) requirements of 6 NYCRR Part 228, Surface Coating Processes, the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants of 40 CFR 63 Subpart JJJJ, Paper and Other Web Coating and the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants of 40 CFR 63 Subpart QQQQQ, Friction Materials Manufacturing Facilities. In addition the pollution control equipment is subject to New Source Performance Standard 40 CFR 60 Subpart Dc, Standards of Performance for Small Industrial-Commercial-Institutional Steam Generating Units.

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 May 22, 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


Lewis County

Applicant:

QubicaAMF Worldwide LLC
7412 Utica Blvd
Lowville, NY 13367

Facility:

QubicaAMF
7412 Utica Blvd
Lowville, NY 13367

Application ID:

6-2336-00002/00044

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air State Facility

Project is Located:

Lewis County

Project Description:

This Department has received a request from the facility for a modification of their existing Air State Facility permit issued to operate air pollution sources. The DEC drafted a modified permit pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the Environmental Conservation Law for the facility located in Lowville, NY. This facility is engaged in producing wood bowling pins. The Standard Industrial Classification representative of this facility is 2499, wood products.

This permit modification re-establishes monitoring conditions inadvertently omitted from the recent Air State Facility permit renewal. The changes include capping conditions to facility wide emissions of Carbon Monoxide, Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Total Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) and Individual HAPs. All emission levels are capped below major source thresholds. A change in the monitoring the temperature of the oxidizer control device from 1650 degrees F to 1500 Degrees F is included in this modification. At this temperature, control device is able to destroy 95% of the VOCs.

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 May 22, 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


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