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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 07/20/2016

Kings County

Applicant:

3068 Cropsey Avenue LLC
26 W 17th St Ste 801
New York, NY 10011

Facility:

Cropsey Ave Development
1705 Hart Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11224

Application ID:

2-6107-00530/00007

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 25 Tidal Wetlands

Project is Located:

Brooklyn, Kings County

Project Description:

Applicant proposes to construct a commercial storage building. The building is located within the NYSDEC regulated tidal wetland adjacent area. The project proposes a planted deed restricted area and debris removal along the shoreline. The project is located at 3024 Cropsey Ave, Block 6992 Lot 120, Brooklyn.

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: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

Evaluation using a Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form or other information has concluded that the proposed activity will not impact registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.

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 Aug 04, 2016.

Contact:

Lisa E Horwitz
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:

Cornell University
300 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853 -2801

Facility:

Cornell NYCtech Campus - Bloomberg Center
1 Main St Southern Roosevelt Island
New York, NY 10044

Application ID:

2-6204-01656/00005

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Manhattan, New York County

Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a new permit for a proposed discharge of up to 33,600 gallons per day of non-contact cooling water from a geothermal well field consisting of 80 new geothermal supply wells, each with a depth of 400ft, that will discharge into one outfall pipe into the East River (Class I, Standard I) from the Cornell University Bloomberg Center located at 1 Main St., Roosevelt Island. The geothermal system will serve the heating and cooling needs of the Bloomberg Center. 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:

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

SEQR Lead Agency: NYC Office of the Mayor

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

Based on the information provided in cultural resources survey reports for this project, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have an impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. Measures have been undertaken in consultation with OPRHP to avoid or mitigate impacts to registered or eligible resources. These agreed upon measures conclude the SHPA review.

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 Aug 19, 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:

Arthur Kill Power LLC
4401 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10314

Facility:

Arthur Kill Generating Station
4401 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10314

Application ID:

2-6403-00014/00055

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Non-public

Project is Located:

Staten Island, Richmond County

Project Description:

The applicant has applied for an initial permit for the continued withdrawal of 712.8 million gallons per day of water from Arthur Kill for non-contact cooling purposes at the Arthur Kill Generating Station. The facility has been in operation for decades. No changes in current operations from recent years are proposed.

The Department has determined that the facility is eligible for an Initial Permit under Section 15-1501.9 of the Environmental Conservation Law. Initial Permits are limited to existing facilities for existing water withdrawals over 100,000 gallons per day which were properly reported to the Department prior to February 15, 2012. Section 15-501.9 requires the Department to issue Initial Water Withdrawal Permits for the reported volume.

The Department has determined that the issuance of "initial permits" under ECL section 15-501.9 as implemented by 6 NYCRR 601.7 is a ministerial action and therefore subject to the Type II exemption set out in 6 NYCRR 617.5(c)(19).

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 Aug 04, 2016.

Contact:

Karyn Hanson
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
DEPPermitting@dec.ny.gov


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