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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 12/09/2015

Delaware County

Applicant:

NYC Dept of Environmental Protection
96-05 Horace Harding Expy Fl 5
Corona, NY 11368

Facility:

Margaretville - V STP
41158 St Rte 28
Margaretville, NY 12455

Application ID:

4-1246-00008/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Middletown, Delaware County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes to modify their existing permit. Modification consists of daily monitoring of the temperature of the effluent only and discontinuance of the monitoring of the temperature of the receiving water upstream and downstream of the outfall. The applicant provided an assessment based on four years of discharge monitoring data as a basis for this request. The department has made a tentative determination to issue a modified permit for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law. This tentative determination indicates that the discharge regulated under this statute is considered to satisfy regulatory standards for permit issuance, based on information available to the Department at this time. As a tentative determination, the Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance. As such, this tentative determination does not signify department approval for or endorsement of the activity for which a permit is sought or for the overall proposed project.

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.

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 Jan 08, 2016.

Contact:

David E Witt
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford Sub-Office
65561 St Rte 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
R4DEP@dec.ny.gov


Schoharie County

Applicant:

Village of Sharon Springs
PO Box 217
Sharon Springs, NY 13459 -0217

Facility:

Sharon Springs STP
St Rte 10 @ North Village Line
Sharon Springs, NY 13459

Application ID:

4-4346-00005/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Sharon, Schoharie County


Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is proposing a Department Initiated Modification (DIM) to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit issued to the Sharon Springs Sewage Treatment Plant (SPDES No. NY 0033588), 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).

The facility has a surface water discharge of treated sanitary wastewater to Brimstone Creek, a class C water, with a design flow of 430,000 gallons per day. Treatment includes screening, grit removal, sequencing batch reactors with activated sludge, and seasonal disinfection.

The following changes to the permit are proposed: the addition of a dissolved oxygen (DO) limit. The permit has also been revised to include the most up to date regulatory 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 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 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.

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 Jan 08, 2016.

Contact:

Kristy E Primeau
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 N Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
R4DEP@dec.ny.gov


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