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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 06/29/2016

Kings County

Applicant:

New York University
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012 -1019

Facility:

NYU Tandon School of Engineering
6 Metrotech Ctr
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Application ID:

2-6101-00391/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air State Facility

Project is Located:

Brooklyn, Kings County

Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue an Air State Facility (ASF) permit renewal and transfer for an existing permitted educational institution. The ASF permit will be transferred from POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY TO NEW YORK UNIVERSITY (NYU).

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering operates a combustion installation consisting of two 12.25 mmBtu/hr dual fuel boilers burning natural gas or No.2 fuel oil, and one 2.6 mmBtu/hr exempt gas fired boiler. The annual facility nitrogen oxide emissions are limited to 24.9 tons/yr. Records demonstrating compliance with this cap will be kept in accordance with the permit specific 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 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 Jul 29, 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:

NYC Dept of Design & Construction
30-30 Thomson Ave Fl 5
Long Island City, NY 11101 -3045

Facility:

NYC DDC - Fresh Creek Basin Outfall SE-851
E 108th St and Ave K
Brooklyn, NY 11236

Application ID:

2-6105-00868/00006

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Long Island Well Temporary Dewatering

Project is Located:

Brooklyn, Kings County

Project Description:

Applicant proposes to operate a temporary dewatering system to facilitate the construction of storm, sanitary, combined sewers and water mains within the bed of East 108th Street between Flatlands Avenue and Avenue K in Brooklyn with a maximum withdrawal of 2,016,000 gallons per day. Pumped groundwater is to be directed to the existing 72" storm sewer along Avenue K at the intersection with East 108th Street which discharges to Fresh Creek through existing outfall CI-637.

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 performed.

SEQR Lead Agency: NYC Dept of Environmental Protection

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 located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 Jul 14, 2016.

Contact:

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


Queens County

Applicant:

Big Six Towers Inc
59-55 47th Ave
Woodside, NY 11377 -5662

Facility:

Big Six Towers Inc
59-55 47th Ave
Woodside, NY 11377

Application ID:

2-6304-00404/00004

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens County

Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a Title V Permit Renewal 2 for an existing permitted facility that generates electrical power and steam for an apartment complex and mixed retail space. The facility has a power plant which contains six engines and three small boilers: three natural gas engines (650 KW Caterpillar G399), two No.2 engines (850 KW Caterpillar D399), and one No.2 engine (1600 KW Caterpillar D3516). Electrical power is generated by a revolving field, 3-phase CAT generator coupled at each of the six engines, exhausted through a common stack. The heating plant contains three 22.5 MMBtu/hr Fitzgibbons DM-485 boilers each capable of firing No.2 oil or natural gas. There is no change in equipment or process in this renewal application.

The facility's Nitrogen Oxide emissions exceed the major source pollutant threshold listed in 6NYCRR Subpart 201-6. The facility is subject to the provisions of Title V and the following rules: 6NYCRR Subparts 225-1, 227-1 and 227-2. The facility is required to demonstrate compliance with the NOx emission limits allowed in this permit by conducting stack tests once during the duration of the permit. The facility was authorized in previous permits a limit variance and emission is capped at 5 g/bhp-hr for the three Caterpillar engines.

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 Jul 29, 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


Richmond County

Applicant:

Cameron Club
124 Overlook Ter
Staten Island, NY 10305 -2716

Facility:

Grasmere Lake (Brady Pond)
Grasmere Lake (Brady Pond)
Staten Island, NY

Application ID:

2-6404-00515/00010

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:

Staten Island, Richmond County

Project Description:

The Applicant proposes to treat the 15 acre "Grasmere" lake with Aquatic Algaecide Cutrin Plus EPA 85-95-10 in four split treatments that will equal 2 full treatments. The project is located within NYSDEC regulated Class 2 Freshwater Wetland NA-4 (Brady's Pond) The project is located at Block 3060 Lot 1 Staten Island.

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 located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 Jul 14, 2016.

Contact:

Tamara A Greco
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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