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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 08/09/2017

Kings County

Applicant:

The Brooklyn Union Gas Company
1 Metrotech Ctr
Brooklyn, NY 11201 -3831

Facility:

Greenpoint Energy Ctr
287 Maspeth Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Application ID:

2-6101-00071/00022

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Brooklyn, Kings County

Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a Title V Permit renewal for an existing facility that contains a liquid natural gas (LNG) production and vaporization system, 3 natural gas fired engine-generators to supply electricity for LNG related equipment and 2 natural gas fired engine driven compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling compressors. There are several small natural gas fired boilers and air conditioners used for comfort heating or cooling and potable hot water, all of which qualify as exempt or trivial sources under 6 NYCRR Part 201. This emission unit (also called vaporizer #10) is a boiler designed to vaporize liquefied natural gas (LNG). Exhaust is through a single stack. Under this renewal, the facility is requesting to cap its facility wide NOx emission to less than 47.4 T/yr based on a 12 mo. rolling period to avoid Sub Part 231-2, New Source Review requirements. Records demonstrating compliance with NOx cap will be kept in accordance with the permit special conditions. The boilers and the engines emissions limits subject to Subpart 227-2 are included in the National Grid's System Averaging Plan under Subpart 227-2.5(b). Two of the six vaporizers used to gasify LNG will be decommissioned and replaced with functionally identical units.

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 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:

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.

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 Sep 08, 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


Applicant:

Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp
63 Flushing Ave Unit 300 Bldg 292
Brooklyn, NY 11205

Facility:

Brooklyn Navy Yard - Berths 6, 7 & 7A
Navy St - Flushing Ave - Kent Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11205

Application ID:

2-6101-01215/00004

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:

Brooklyn, Kings County

Project Description:

The proposed Citywide Ferry Service (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 Brooklyn Navy Yard at Berth 7 (at the end of Dry Dock 72), near the intersection of Market Street and Sixth Street, Block 2023 Lot 1 Brooklyn. The applicant proposes to construct a catwalk 50 foot by 10 foot, a gangway 50 foot by 10 foot to a 35 foot by 90 foot barge.

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 Aug 24, 2017.

Contact:

Frances Knickmeyer
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:

One Lincoln Plaza Condominium
20 W 64th St
New York, NY 10023

Facility:

One Lincoln Plaza Condominium
1900 Broadway
New York, NY 10023

Application ID:

2-6202-00100/00006

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 a new Air State Facility (ASF) permit to One Lincoln Plaza Condominium for their continued operation of an existing permitted Air Title V (ATV) apartment complex. The Title V permit (DEC ID# 2-6202-00100/00004) will be relinquished and discontinued upon ASF issuance. This application is being submitted to downgrade the current ATV to an ASF Permit by capping the facility-wide NOx emissions to 24.9 T/yr. The heat and the hot water is provided using three boilers/burners burning primarily natural gas and No.2 distillate fuel oil and discharging through one common stack. The facility operates exempt sources per 6 NYCRR 201-3.2(c): three Aegen Power Verter PV75/100 small gas-fired electric generators, two 20,000 gal horizontal petroleum storage tanks, and 68 laundry dryers. The facility is subject to 6 NYCRR 201-5, sulfur dioxide as per 6 NYCRR 225-1, fuel composition, sampling, analysis and use sulfur limitations, which restricts the sulfur content of the No.2 distillate fuel oil utilized throughout the facility to 0.0015 % by weight or less. Emission Point 00001 is subject to the smoke emission of 6 NYCRR 227-1.3, the corrective action requirements of 6 NYCRR 227-1.6 and to the particulate emission limit of 0.10 lbs/MMBtus per 6 NYCRR 227-2(b)(1). The facility is also subject to 6 NYCRR 227-2.4 Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) for oxides of nitrogen for small boilers.

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 Sep 08, 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


Applicant:

Franklin Plaza Apartments
2085 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10029

Facility:

Franklin Plaza Apartments
2085 Second Ave
New York, NY 10029

Application ID:

2-6204-00139/00005

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 a new Air State Facility (ASF) permit to Franklin Plaza Apartments for their continued operation of an existing permitted Air Title V (ATV) apartment complex. The Title V permit (DEC ID# 2-6204-00139/00004) will be relinquished and discontinued upon ASF issuance. This application is being submitted to downgrade the current ATV status to an ASF Permit by capping the facility-wide NOx emissions to 24.9 T/yr. Steam and the hot water is provided using seven boilers burning primarily natural gas and low-sulfur No.2 distillate fuel oil during natural gas curtailment. The emissions are exhausted through two stacks: Emission Points 00005 & 00006. The facility operates other exempt sources per 6 NYCRR 201-3.2(c): two 30,000 gal petroleum storage tanks, and 68 laundry dryers. The facility is subject to 6 NYCRR 201-5, sulfur dioxide as per 6 NYCRR 225-1, fuel composition, sampling, analysis and use sulfur limitations, which restricts the sulfur content of the #2 distillate fuel oil utilized throughout the facility to 0.0015 % by weight or less. Emission Point C0001 is subject to the smoke emission of 6 NYCRR 227-1.3, the corrective action requirements of 6 NYCRR 227-1.6 and to the particulate emission limit of 0.10 lbs/MMBtus per 6 NYCRR 227-2(b)(1). The facility is also subject to 6 NYCRR 227-2.4 Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) for oxides of nitrogen for small boilers.

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:

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.

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 Sep 08, 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


Applicant:

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

Facility:

NYU 181 Mercer St
181 Mercer St
New York, NY 10012

Application ID:

2-6205-01823/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 15 Water Withdrawal Non-public

Project is Located:

Manhattan, New York County

Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve an application for a new permit to operate a temporary dewatering system with a proposed maximum withdrawal of 950,400 gallons per day to facilitate construction of the substructure of a new 23 story mixed-use building, including foundation and two levels of basement, located at 181 Mercer Street in Manhattan. Pumped groundwater is to be directed to existing combined sewers located between Mercer Street and Greene Street which discharge to the Newtown Creek WPCP.

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 Dept of City Planning

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 not located in a Coastal Management area and is not 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 Sep 08, 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


Queens County

Applicant:

Bio Energy Development Inc
26-50 Bqe West
Woodside, NY 11377

Facility:

Bio Energy Development, Inc
26-50 Brooklyn Queens Expy W
Woodside, NY 11377

Application ID:

2-6304-01656/00002

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens County

Project Description:

Bio Energy Development, Inc. is seeking a Part 360 Solid Waste Management Permit to authorize the operations of an existing yellow grease/used cooking oil collection and processing facility. The facility operations involve the daily collection of yellow grease from area restaurants via trucks and the pumpage of grease into the facility's stationary tanks. Grease is allowed to settle into a refined yellow grease product and sludge. The refined yellow grease is then pumped into tanker trucks and trucked to a third party facility that further processes the grease into biodiesel fuel. Sludge, comprised of food particles and wastewater, is pumped into tanker trucks and sent a third party facility for disposal.


The facility will be authorized to maintain a throughput of up to 4,470 gallons per day and a maximum onsite storage capacity of 4,470 gallons of unprocessed yellow grease, 6,000 gallons of finished product and 2,365 gallons of sludge for a total of 12,835 gallons on site. Hours will be Monday-Saturday 9:00 am-9:00 pm, closed Sunday. The facility currently is operating under a Consent Order for operating without a NYS Part 360 Solid Waste Permit. The 1100 sq. ft. facility is fully enclosed and located within an existing building within the M1-1 zoning district. No construction or ground disturbance was conducted or is planned in association with the project. No facility floor drains drain to city sewers. No effluent or product is discarded into sewers or groundwater. Facility doors are required to be closed during operations to eliminate noise, odor and vector impacts.

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:

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 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 24, 2017.

Contact:

Denise L Grattan
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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