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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 04/12/2017

Bronx County

Applicant:

St Barnabas Hospital
183rd St & 3rd Ave
Bronx, NY 10457

Facility:

St Barnabas Hospital
183rd St & 3rd Ave
Bronx, NY 10457

Application ID:

2-6005-00232/00004

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air State 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 State Facility (ASF) permit for an existing permitted Air Title V hospital. The Title V permit (DEC ID#2-6005-00232/00003) will be relinquished and discontinued upon ASF issuance. The facility operates three dual fired boilers, each rated at 25.9MMBtu/hr, burning No.2 oil and natural gas, 14 exempt 0.4 MMBtu/hr natural gas fired boilers, and five exempt diesel-fueled emergency generators. With this application facility proposes downgrade from an ATV to an ASF by capping the facility wide total nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions below 25 tons/yr. The facility's NOx emissions are limited to 24.9 tons/yr.

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve an Emission Reduction Credit (ERC) application for the referenced facility. Pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 231-10, DEC proposes the creation of emission reduction credits in the amount of 18.08 tons of NOx from the permanent shut down for three Babcock & Wilcox external combustion natural gas/No.6 oil boilers of U-00001. These three boilers were removed 2014.

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 May 12, 2017.

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:

Roosevelt Island Operating Corp
591 Main Street
New York, NY 10044 -0002

Facility:

NYC EDC - Roosevelt Island Ferry Landing
E Main St
New York, NY 10044

Application ID:

2-6204-01669/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Manhattan, New York County

Project Description:

The Applicant proposes to implement a Citywide Ferry Service (CFS) that would provide an affordable and convenient transit option to residents in otherwise transit-isolated neighborhoods. The proposed CFS would expand on the existing East River Ferry (ERF), a privately operated commuter and recreational transit service paid for and managed by the City of New York and NYCEDC. Multiple new and upgraded ferry landings will be required, this application is for the one located at Roosevelt Island located on the eastern side of Rososevelt Island immediately north of the Queensboro Bridge, Block 1373, Lot 1 Manhattan. The Applicant proposes to construct a gangway landing 15 foot by 3 foot, gangway 65 foot by 10 foot to a 35 foot by 90 foot barge with passenger queuing, information kiosk and ticket machine for this landing.

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:

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.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Apr 27, 2017.

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


Richmond County

Applicant:

NYS Office of Parks Rec & Historic Preservation
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12238

Facility:

NYS OPRHP-Clay Pit Ponds
Arthur Kill Rd & Sharrotts Rd
Staten Island, NY

Application ID:

2-6405-00096/00007

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:

Staten Island, Richmond County

Project Description:

The Applicant proposes to implement a Trails Accessibility Improvements project in order to achieve Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance at Clay Pit Ponds State Park. The Applicant proposes to regrade portions of two existing trails, with maximum excavation depths of approximately 6 inches; widen six sections of one trail (Tappen's Pond trail) from an existing width of 4 ft to a width of 8 ft; and construct a new 96 sq ft observation deck overlooking Tappen's Pond. The project is located within the adjacent area of NYSDEC regulated Class 1 Freshwater Wetland AR-7 (Clay Pit Ponds). The project is located at 83 Nielsen Avenue, extending across Block 7323 Lot 50 and Blocks 7120 Lots 205, 270 in 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 performed.

SEQR Lead Agency: NYS Office of Parks Recreation & Historic Preservation

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 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 Apr 27, 2017.

Contact:

Caitlyn P Nichols
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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