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ENB Region 8 Completed Applications 09/28/2016

Monroe County

Applicant:

Monroe County
39 W Main St
Rochester, NY 14614 -1476

Facility:

Mill Seat Landfill
303 Brew Rd
Bergen, NY 14416

Application ID:

8-2648-00014/00011

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Riga, Monroe County

Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a modification of the Title V Air Facility Permit for the Mill Seat Landfill 118 acre landfill expansion project. The Mill Seat Landfill, located on Brew Rd in the town of Riga, is owned by Monroe County and operated by Waste Management of New York, LLC.

The Part 360 Solid Waste Management Facility permit for the proposed landfill expansion was issued on August 19, 2016. In addition to adding the new emission source for the landfill expansion (LFEXP), the applicant has also requested to remove Landfill Gas to Energy (LFGTE) Plant 2 from the current permit, which was authorized in 2015 but is not being built. LFGTE Plant 2 consisted of 2 additional generator engines (CAT 3520 internal combustion engines).

The current Title V permit authorizes emissions from the operation of the existing 98.6 acre landfill, which includes one (1) 3000‑cfm open flare, one (1) 3500‑cfm enclosed flare, and an existing LFGTE plant. The existing LFGTE plant contains eight CAT 3516 landfill gas fired generators. The landfill expansion project does not include an increase in the waste acceptance rate; however, the expansion will increase the capacity of the landfill by 24,000,000 tons and generate an estimated peak volume of 7,306 cfm of landfill gas in 2052. As a result, the landfill expansion may require one (1) additional enclosed flare to burn landfill gas collected from the landfill expansion in excess of the existing combustion sources.

The landfill expansion project is subject to 6NYCRR Part 231-6 Modifications to Existing Major Facilities in Nonattainment Areas and Attainment Areas of the State within the Ozone Transport Zone (New Source Review), and 6NYCRR Part 231-8 Modifications to Existing Major Facilities in Attainment Areas (Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD)). Calculations from the Title V application indicate that the PTE from the landfill expansion project are approximately 54.5 tons per year (TPY) of oxides of nitrogen (NOx), 181.8 TPY of carbon monoxide (CO) and 345,157 TPY of CO2 equivalent (combined anthropogenic and biogenic greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions). However, evaluation of the potential to emit (PTE) for the entire facility, including all control equipment and the landfill expansion, results in emissions that are lower than the current emissions caps for the facility. The facility will be required to demonstrate compliance with the CO and NOx cap limits by calculating actual monthly CO and NOx emission on a 12-month rolling basis. The modeling report included a Significant Impact Level analysis for CO and NO2 which demonstrates compliance with all PSD increments.

The Best Available Control Technology (BACT) and Lowest Achievable Control (LAER) analysis prepared for this project demonstrate that expansion of the existing landfill gas collection system and flaring of any excess landfill gas beyond the capacity of the existing LFGTE plant will meet the requirements for NOx, CO and Greenhouse Gas found in 40CFR60 Subpart WWW. The applicant has also obtained 62.7 TPY of NOx emission reduction credits (ERCs) to offset the landfill expansion project PTE NOx at a ratio of 1.15 to 1.

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.

H5>State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:

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

SEQR Lead Agency: Monroe County

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 Oct 28, 2016.

Contact:

Matthew Griffiths
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 E Avon-Lima Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
DEP.R8@dec.ny.gov


Yates County

Applicant:

Village of Penn Yan
111 Elm St
PO Box 426
Penn Yan, NY 14527

Facility:

Hicks St Storm Sewer
End of Hicks ST|NEAR Keuka Outlet
Penn Yan, NY 14527

Application ID:

8-5730-00293/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:

Milo, Yates County

Project Description:

Applicant proposes to install a storm sewer system as part of rehabilitating Hicks Street. The storm sewer system will discharge to surface with rock riprap and then through a vegetated swale to the Keuka Outlet. A portion of this work requires grading and planting of vegetation within the regulated 100-foot adjacent area of State Freshwater Wetland PY-1 (Class 1). Erosion and sediment controls will be used to minimize potential impacts to the wetland.

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:

A cultural resources survey has been completed and cultural resources were identified. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no adverse impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.

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 Oct 13, 2016.

Contact:

Peggy Norry
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 E Avon-Lima Rd
Avon, NY 14414
(585)226-2466
DEP.R8@dec.ny.gov


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