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ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 11/29/2017

Lewis County

Applicant:

Algonquin Power (Beaver Falls) LLC
65 Madison Ave Ste 500
Morristown, NJ 07960

Facility:

Beaver Falls Hydroelectric Project
9692 St Rte 126
Castorland, NY 13620

Application ID:

6-2399-00024/00002

Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Lewis County

Project Description:

Operation and maintenance of the Beaver Falls Hydroelectric Project, that consists of two developments, Upper Beaver Falls (FERC No. 2593) and Lower Beaver Falls (FERC No. 2823) on the Beaver River in Lewis County, NY. The certificate would authorize continued operation and maintenance of these two developments in accordance with the Beaver Falls Hydroelectric Project Offer of Settlement dated August 4, 2017.

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:

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 Dec 14, 2017.

Contact:

Jessica J Hart
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office Building - 317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
DEP.R6@dec.ny.gov


Oneida County

Applicant:

Harden Furniture LLC
8550 Mill Pond Way
Mc Connellsville, NY 13401

Facility:

Harden Furniture, LLC
8550 Mill Pond Way
McConnellsville, NY 13401

Application ID:

6-3020-00024/00061

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Oneida County

Project Description:

The Department has received a request for a Title V Air Permit Renewal for the purpose of operating air pollution sources and has drafted, pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the Environmental Conservation Law, a Title V Renewal #3, for the facility which is located at Harden Furniture Inc, in the Town of Annsville, in Oneida County, in the State of New York. The exact location is 8550 Mill Pond Way in McConnellsville, NY. This facility is engaged in the manufacture of wood furniture. The Standard Industrial Classification representative of this facility is 2511 (Wood Household Furniture), 2512 (Upholstered Household Furniture) and 2521 (Wood Office Furniture). The main source of air emissions originates from two wood-fired boilers, wood surface coating operations and from sawdust. With respect to air pollution regulation, the emissions of concern at Harden are NOx, CO, VOC, HAP and particulate matter. Harden is a Major Source for VOC and for NOx. Harden has elected to cap HAP emissions below the Major Source Threshold for the purpose of avoiding 40 CFR 63-Subpart JJ. Harden has elected to cap VOC emissions from two surface-coating lines for the purpose of avoiding the requirements of New Source Review. Harden is subject to 40 CFR 60-Subpart Dc, 40 CFR 63-Subpart ZZZZ and 40 CFR 64 - Compliance Assurance Monitoring (CAM).

The draft permit with all conditions is available for review in the Region 6 NYSDEC sub-office in Utica, NY.

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:

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 Dec 29, 2017.

Contact:

Todd J Phillips
NYSDEC Region 6 Utica Sub-Office
State Office Bldg - 207 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
(315)793-2555
DEP.R6@dec.ny.gov


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