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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 05/04/2016

Bronx County

Applicant:

Parkchester South Condominium
2000 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10462 -5703

Facility:

Parkchester South Condominium
2020 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10462

Application ID:

2-6005-00139/00002

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Bronx, Bronx County


Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue an Air Title V Renewal 3 Permit for an existing permitted facility that provides heat and hot water to an apartment complex consisting of 172 buildings and 12,271 apartments using four dual fuel (natural gas & No.6 oil) boilers that discharge through one common stack. The facility operates other sources which are considered exempt from permitting in accordance with 6NYCRR 201-3.2(c), including four fuel oil storage tanks less than 300,000 bbls.

The facility will continue to de-rate their four boilers from Large Boiler category to Mid-size Boilers by July 1, 2014 and will be burning cleaner fuel between May 1 and Sept. 30 per the NOx RACT requirements for Stationary Combustion Installations for the four boilers. This will allow the facility ten days to burn No.6 oil during natural gas supply interruptions. Compliance with 6NYCRR 227-2.5(a) will be achieved by judicious use of No.6 oil from Oct. 1 to Apr. 30, that annual NOx emissions will be equal to or less than the NOx emissions expected if the source complied with the presumptive RACT limit in 6NYCRR 227-2.4. The facility is capping out of 40CFR 52-A.21 Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) by limiting No.6 fuel usage to 5.5 million gallons for any 12 consecutive mos., and capping out of 40CFR 52-A.21 PSD by limiting sulfur dioxide emissions to 130 tons for any 12 consecutive mos.

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.

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 Jun 03, 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


New York County

Applicant:

Rachel Bridge Corp
1365 St Nicholas Ave
New York, NY 10033 -6202

Facility:

Rachel Bridge Corp
1365 St Nicholas Ave
New York, NY 10033

Application ID:

2-6201-00045/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air State Facility

Project is Located:

Manhattan, New York County


Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue an Air State Facility permit for an existing permitted Air Title V facility that produces heat and hot water for four apartment buildings. The Air Title V Permit (ID#2-6201-00045/00001) will be relinquished and discontinued upon ASF issuance.
The facility operates six boilers (Emission Unit U-0001) which supply steam for the space heating of the buildings that discharge through a common stack (Emission Point C0001). The steam is produced by five 12.6 MMBTU/hr Federal boilers, and one 14.1 MMBTU/hr Rockmills boiler. All six boilers currently operate on No.2 fuel oil, and this draft permit includes operational flexibility for the boilers to fire natural gas and No.2 fuel oil. The facility's NOx emissions are limited to 24.9 tons/yr. The NOx emissions from all exempt sources (such as water heaters and boilers <1.0 MMBtu/hr) are required to be included in the annual capping certification calculations. Records demonstrating compliance with this cap will be kept in accordance with the permit special conditions.

The facility is subject to the provisions of State Facility requirements specified under 6 NYCRR 201-7. The Air State Facility permit contains a listing of the applicable federal, state, and compliance monitoring requirements for the facility. The application, draft permit, relevant supporting materials and regulations are available for review during normal business hours at the DEC office provided in this notice. Comments of support or objection may be made by filing a written statement by the deadline date indicated. DEC may schedule a public hearing based upon an evaluation of the nature and scope of any written objections raised. Hearing notices will contain instructions on filing for party status and submitting comments.

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 Jun 03, 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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