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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 05/06/2015

Erie County

Applicant:

Linde Inc
575 Mountain Ave
New Providence, NJ 07974 -2097

Facility:

Linde Inc
101 Katherine St
Buffalo, NY 14210 -2005

Application ID:

9-1402-00631/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Buffalo, Erie County

Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is pursuing a Department Initiated Modification (DIM) to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit (#NY 9-1402-00631/00001), pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 750-1.18 and 750-1.19,the Priority Ranking System known as New York State's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS).

Linde LLC manufactures, supplies and distributes industrial, medical and specialty gases. The proposed changes include a Short Term High Intensity sampling requirement for: Copper, Cyanide, Total Phenolics, Cadmium, Lead, Nickel, Selenium and Thallium. A Best Management Practices (BMP) Plan was added. The monitoring for the parameters of COD, BOD5 and Phosphorus was removed.

The Department is seeking comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance. A draft permit is available for review.

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 Jun 05, 2015.

Contact:

Lynne J Judd
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
DEP.R9@dec.ny.gov


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