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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 06/10/2015

Erie County

Applicant:

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
200 Innovation Way
PO Box 666
Akron, OH 44309

Facility:

Goodyear Dunlop Tires North America Ltd
3333 River Rd 10 Sheridan Dr
Tonawanda, NY 14150

Application ID:

9-1464-00030/00202

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Non-public

Project is Located:

Tonawanda, Erie County

Project Description:

The applicant has applied for an initial permit for the continued withdrawal of 8.64 Million Gallons Per Day (Million GPD) of water from the Niagara River and an on-site well for non-contact cooling and process water at the Goodyear Dunlop Tire Facility. The manufacturing facility has been in operation since 1921. 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 Jun 25, 2015.

Contact:

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


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