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ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 11/10/2015

Jefferson County

Applicant:

Village of Philadelphia
56 Main St
PO Box 70
Philadelphia, NY 13673

Facility:

Philadelphia WWTP
Garden St - N Side by Indian R
Philadelphia, NY 13673

Application ID:

6-2250-00007/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Jefferson County

Project Description:

A State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit permittee-initiated modification is proposed. The Village of Philadelphia is replacing two existing activated sludge package plants with two new sequencing batch reactors and associated infrastructure. Changes in the draft permit includes changes to sampling types (6-hour composites to 24-hour composites), addition of a new process and monitoring location drawing, and addition of mercury minimization language.

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 a Type I action and will not have a significant effect on the environment. A coordinated review with other agencies was performed and a Negative Declaration is on file.

SEQR Lead Agency: Philadelphia Village Board

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

Cultural resource lists and maps have been checked. The proposed activity is not in an area of identified archaeological sensitivity and no known registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified or documented for 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.

DEC Commissioner Policy 29, Environmental Justice and Permitting (CP-29)

It has been determined that the proposed action is not subject to CP-29.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Dec 11, 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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