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ENB - Region 5 Notices 10/4/2017

Public Notice / Fact Sheet

MPM Silicones, L.L.C.
Waterford, New York
DEC Permit No. 5-4154-00002/00357
EPA ID. NO: NYD002080034

This fact sheet has been developed by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) in response to an application by MPM Silicones, L.L.C. (MPM) for a major modification to its 6 NYCRR Part 373 Hazardous Waste Management Permit for the Momentive Performance Materials (MPM) facility located in Waterford, NY. NYS DEC has made a tentative determination to issue MPM the requested Part 373 permit modification, to increase the secondary containment capacity for interconnected hazardous waste tanks 539A and 539B by approximately 2,000 gallons.

A. Public Involvement In The Permit Modification Process

State regulations provide the public with the opportunity to become involved in the major modification permit process through a minimum forty-five (45) day comment period. The comment period for this specific permit modification begins on October 4, 2017 and ends on November 20, 2017.

1. Tentative Determination

The NYS DEC has determined that the MPM permit modification application is technically and administratively complete and has made a tentative determination to issue the permit modification. The modified permit has been prepared pursuant to the applicable regulations in 6 NYCRR Part 373-2 (Final Status Standards for Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities), as well as with all other applicable hazardous waste management laws and regulations.

2. SEQR Status

The Permit modification being proposed in conjunction with this Permit renewal action constitutes a SEQR "Type 2" action as defined in 6NYCRR Part 617 and is therefore not subject to review. These action has been determined not to have a significant impact on the environment or are otherwise precluded from environmental review under Environmental Conservation Law, Article 8.

3. Document Availability

Hard copies of the modified permit and MPM's permit modification application are available for inspection at the following locations:

NYS DEC's Region 5 Warrensburg Sub Office
232 Golf Course Road
Warrensburg, NY 12885

Waterford Town Library
117 3rd Street
Waterford, NY

4. How to Provide Your Comments

All persons interested in commenting on the State Part 373 Permit Modification should submit their comments in writing to:

Marc Migliore
NYS DEC - Region 5 Warrensburg Sub Office
Division of Environmental Permits
232 Golf Course Road
Warrensburg, NY 12885

NYS DEC will consider all comments received during the public comment period, and subsequently determine whether to hold a legislative public hearing or issue the permit modification. When the NYS DEC makes a final permit decision to either issue, deny or modify this permit, notice will be given to the applicant and each person who has submitted written comments or requested notice of the final decision. If the decision is to issue a final permit, this notice will include a summary of responses to comments, identifying the permit conditions in the final permit which are different from those in the draft permit and the reasons for the changes. The final permit would become effective immediately on the date of issuance, unless a later date is specified.

B. Description

MPM currently owns and operates a silicones manufacturing facility and has a Part 373 permit for the treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous and industrial non-hazardous wastes on an approximately 800 acre site in the Towns of Waterford and Halfmoon, Saratoga, County, New York. The facility is located on both sides of Routes 4 and 32, west of the Hudson River in the vicinity of Campbell Island.

This MPM facility was issued a renewed New York State 6 NYCRR Part 373 Hazardous Waste Management Permit on March 1, 2016. The facility seeks to make modifications to the secondary containment of interconnected Tanks 539 A & B. The facility will raise the height of the containment walls by eight inches thereby increasing the secondary containment volume by almost 2,000 gallons. This modification is consistent with MPM's minor permit modification granted on June 9, 2016 which allows MPM increase the secondary containment volume versus installing values to isolate the interconnected tanks. This modification satisfies the minimum secondary containment volume requirements for the interconnected tanks.

Contact: Marc Migliore, NYS DEC - Region 5 Warrensburg Sub Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 232 Golf Course Road, Warrensburg, NY 12885 , E-mail:

Lake George Park Commission Notice of Availability for Review

County: Warren

Applicant: Wayne Smith
501 New Vermont Road
Bolton Landing, NY 12814

Office: Lake George Park Commission (LGPC)
Box 749
Lake George, NY 12845

LPGC Contact: Joe Thouin

Application Number: 5220-34-17

Application Type: M1 MOD Major Class A Marina

Location: 5024 Lake Shore Drive in the Town of Bolton, New York.

Comment Period Ends: October 7, 2017

Project Description: The project involves the modification of a Class A marina to add one fishing charter vessel resulting in a total of four (4) tour boats; two (2) fishing charters; and two (2) tow boats.

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