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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 02/10/2016

Queens County

Applicant:

Halletts Astoria LLC
One Bryant Park
New York, NY 10036

Facility:

Halletts Point Building 1
1-02 26th Ave
Astoria, NY 11102

Application ID:

2-6301-00783/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge
Article 15 Title 15 Long Island Well Temporary Dewatering

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens County

Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve an application for a new permit for a proposed withdrawal and discharge of up to 576,000 gallons per day of treated groundwater into the East River (Class I) via NYCDEP Outfall BB-033 from a treatment system consisting of a 400-gpm treatment process with 21,000 gallon settling tank, two bag filter housings, and two 9,000 pound carbon units at the applicant's project site located at 1-02 26th Avenue, Queens (Block 915, Lot 6) where the applicant will temporarily dewater to facilitate construction of a new multi-story building and various utilities.

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.

This project is subject to the Department's Environmental Justice Policy and an enhanced public participation plan has been prepared and accepted as a component of application completeness. As part of the plan, a document repository has been established near the project area that contains application and project related materials. Information on the repository location and other outreach components of the plan is available from the identified DEC contact.

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:

A draft environmental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.

SEQR Lead Agency: NYC Planning Commission

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 located in a Coastal Management area and is subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.

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

The proposed action is subject to CP-29. An enhanced public participation plan was submitted by the applicant and has become part of the complete application.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Mar 11, 2016.

Contact:

Erin L Shirkey
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21st St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
DEP.R2@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

BP Products North America Inc
28100 Torch Pkwy
Warrenville, IL 60555

Facility:

BP Gas Station #21351
100-17 Beach Channel Dr
Rockaway Park, NY 11694

Application ID:

2-6309-00009/00005

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens County

Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a new permit for a proposed discharge of 576,000 gallons per day of treated groundwater into Jamaica Bay (Class SB). The applicant proposes to operate a temporary construction dewatering system to facilitate replacement of underground storage tanks at 100-17 Beach Channel Drive in Queens directed to a chemical treatment system of settling tanks, bag filters, carbon adsorption, and final settling.

Treated groundwater is to be directed to an existing NYCDEP catch basin located on the southeast corner of Beach Channel Drive and 101st Street which discharges to Jamaica Bay via NYCDEP Outfall ROC-032. A draft permit is available for inspection and comment at the regional office.

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:

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 located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 Mar 11, 2016.

Contact:

Erin L Shirkey
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21st St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
DEP.R2@dec.ny.gov


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