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ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 09/02/2015

Herkimer County

Applicant:

Dominion Transmission Inc
445 W Main St
Clarksburg, WV 26301

Facility:

Dominion Transmission Inc - Utica Station
Higby Rd
Frankfort, NY 13340

Application ID:

6-2126-00037/00025

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Herkimer County

Project Description:

DEC has received a request to modify a permit and has drafted an Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the Environmental Conservation Law and Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments, an Air Title V Permit, at the facility located at Dominion Transmission Inc.-Utica Station, the facility located at Higby Road, Frankfort, NY 13340. DEC has made a tentative determination to approve the application of the Dominion Transmission Inc., which provides for the transmission of natural gas along the natural gas pipeline. The modification of the Air Title V Permit allows the removal of emission unit 0-0000D, one Kewanee KR8-G-07 auxiliary boiler. and the associated PSD/NSR requirements. This modification also includes the addition of three Patterson Kelley Model N1500FD Modu-Fire Forced Draft boilers. The boilers are operated on natural gas, and based on BTU size are classified as exempt under Part 201-3. The permit also includes the current emission units 0-0000A, 0-0000B, 0-0000C, which includes Five Copper GMVC-6 internal combustion engines, two Cooper GMVH-10C2 internal combustion engine, and one Waukeshau H24Gl auxiliary generator. The modification is not major or significant for the purposes of New Source Review and PSD for the EPA, and New Source Review for New York State.

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.

The draft permit with all conditions is available for review in the Region 6 NYSDEC sub-office in Utica, NY.

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 application type is exempt and/or the project involves the continuation of an existing operational activity.

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 Oct 02, 2015.

Contact:

Lawrence R Ambeau
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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