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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 01/17/2018

Bronx County

Applicant:

NYC Dept of Parks & Recreation
830 5th Ave
New York, NY 10065 -7001

Facility:

Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10460

Application ID:

2-6005-00125/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Bronx, Bronx County

Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to issue a Renewal 2 Title V Facility Permit for an existing operational facility, the Bronx Zoo owned by the City and operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society. The facility operates a Cogeneration Plant with four natural gas-fired (spark ignition) Endyn Clean burn engines: two 895 bhp, one 1650 bhp, one 2250 bhp; an incinerator with a design capacity charge rate of 300 lbs/hr to dispose of animal tissues, and carcasses medical supplies; a microturbine plant at the Center for Global Conservation building consists of eight 60KW microturbines; one small sterilization unit with an abator; numerous exempt sources, such as small boilers, emergency generators, and maintenance, laboratory and graphics operations. In May of 2017 Engine 0416 had an unexpected catastrophic crank shaft failure, and replaced it with a crankshaft and block of identical make, model (Endyn 16GTLX), vintage, year and size. With this renewal application, the Bronx Zoo requests to incorporate the replaced unit into the Title V Permit. The Facility has performed a New Source Review analysis and demonstrated that the modification is minor since the project net emission increase of criteria contaminants Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) are below significant net emission increase thresholds of 25 T/yr for a major modification.

Under 6NYCRR Subpart 201-7, the sum of emissions from the emission units shall not equal or exceed the Potential To Emit (PTE) rate: NOx 286,500 lbs/yr and the sum of emissions from all regulated processes for Emission Unit G-00001 shall not exceed the Potential to Emit (PTE) rate: NOx 16,663 lbs/yr. The ethylene oxide (EtO) sterilization unit is equipped with an abator AN5200, total potential EtO emissions are limited to 25 lbs/yr. Emission Unit C-00001 will be subject to a cap of 84.2 T/yr NOx. For Emission Unit C00001, per 6NYCRR Part 231-11.1, Total annual NOx emissions of Engine 00416 are limited to 31.9 T/yr. The Cogeneration Plant in Emission Unit C00001 is subject to 6NYCRR Part 227-2 Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) limit, and four engines have NOx limits of 1.5 grams/bhp-hr. This renewal continues to include NOx RACT conditions under 6NYCRR 227-2.4(d) and 6NYCRR 227-2.4(f)(1). Eight microturbines in Emission Unit G00001 are subject to 6 NYCRR Part 227 2.4(d), which requires annual tune up as NOx RACT. NOx emissions from the eight microturbines are limited to 8.33 T/yr to avoid Part 231 applicability.

The draft permit continues to include federal conditions: 40CFR 60 NSPS Subpart IIII, 40CFR 63.10390 Subpart WWWWW, 40CFR 63.10432 Subpart WWWWW, 40CFR Part 68, 40CFR 70.6(b), and 40 CFR 82 Subpart F.

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 not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.

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 Feb 16, 2018.

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


Kings County

Applicant:

M & H Realty LLC
PO Box 110965
Brooklyn, NY 11211 -0965

Facility:

M&H Realty West St Redevelopment- B 2570 L 1
11 West St
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Application ID:

2-6101-01372/00005

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge
Article 15 Title 15 Long Island Well Temporary Dewatering

Project is Located:

Brooklyn, Kings County

Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a new permit for a proposed withdrawal and discharge of up to 576,000 gallons per day of treated groundwater into the East River (Class I) from a treatment system consisting of sedimentation, filtration and carbon adsorption at the applicant's project site located at 11 West Street (Block 2570, Lot 1) in Brooklyn. The applicant proposes to operate a temporary construction dewatering and groundwater treatment system to facilitate the excavation of two new cellars and installation of pile caps for the construction of two new residential buildings. Pumped and treated groundwater is to be directed through a temporary 6" connection to an existing 92"x68" box combined sewer overflow pipe located in Quay Street, downstream of regulator #B-10, which discharges to the East River via NYCDEP Outfall NCB-004. The draft permit and fact sheet may be viewed and printed from the Department web site at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6054.html. Refer to this application by the SPDES Number NY0276880.

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:

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 Feb 16, 2018.

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:

Astoria Generating Company LP
18-01 20th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11105 -4271

Facility:

Astoria Generating Station
18-01 20th Ave
Astoria, NY 11105

Application ID:

2-6301-00185/00009

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Article 19 Title IV (Phase II Acid Rain)

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens County

Project Description:

The Department has prepared draft permits and has made a tentative determination to issue Title V (2-6301-00185/00009) and Title IV (2-6301-00185/00017) Permit renewals for an existing facility, Astoria Generating Station, with a total electric generating capacity of approx. 1315MW, consists of four very large boilers, one small boiler, and one simple cycle combustion turbine. Emission Unit A-S0001 consists of one natural gas 1,795 MMBtu/hr Babcock & Wilcox Boiler 20 (Emission Source 00020) and one 37.8 mmbtu/hr natural gas auxiliary boiler, exhausted through one stack (Emission Pt 00021). Boiler 20 Emission Caps: Particulate Matter (PM) 24.5 tons per year (tpy), Particulate Matter< 10μ in diameter (PM10) 14.5 tpy, Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) 39.5 tpy, Carbon Monoxide (CO) 98 tpy, Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) 110 tpy, auxiliary boiler emission cap: NOx 1.96 tpy. Emission Unit A-S0002 is a natural gas and residual oil fired 3,984 MMBtu/hr Babcock & Wilcox Boiler 30 (Emission Source 00030), emissions are exhausted through two stacks (Emission Pts 00031 & 00032); Flue Gas Recirculation (FGR) is used for NOx control. Boiler 30 Emission Caps: CO 1,435 tpy and NOx 1,764 tpy. Emission Unit A-S0003 is a natural gas and residual oil 4,074 MMBtu/hr Combustion Engineering Boiler 40 (Emission Source 00040), emissions exhausted through two stacks (Emission Pts 00041 & 00042). Boiler 40 Emission Caps: NOx 229.9 tpy, PM2.5 32.7 tpy, PM10 34.6 tpy, and VOCs 19.1 tpy. Emission Unit A-S0004 is a natural gas and residual oil 4,094 MMBtu/hr Combustion Engineering Boiler 50 (Emission Source 00050), emissions are exhausted through two stacks (Emission Pts 00051 & 00052). Emission Unit A-S0005 is a natural gas 243 MMBtu/hr GE Model 5000L simple-cycle combustion turbine, GT001 (Emission Source GT001) and starter engine (SD1) of 600 bhp, emissions are exhausted through one stack (Emission Pt GT001). The renewal application and Draft permit also includes other sources exempt from permitting: seven emergency diesel generators (<.500 hrs/yr each), four distillate and residual fuel oil storage tanks (< 300,000 bbls capacity), ten storage tanks (<10,000 gallons capacity), four horizontal petroleum storage tanks, and one ventilating and exhaust system for laboratory operations.

Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) is a control strategy used to limit emissions of VOCs and NOx for the purpose of attaining the air quality standard for ozone. The Draft permit continues to include RACT conditions: 6NYCRR 227-2.4(c) NOx RACT limit for mid-size auxiliary boiler is 0.05; 6NYCRR 227-2.5(b) System averaging plan NOx RACT compliance option; and 6NYCRR 227-2.6 establishes the compliance testing, monitoring, and reporting requirements for NOx RACT affected stationary combustion installations. The Draft permit continues to include federal conditions: 40CFR 60.48c(a) NSPS Subpart Dc, 40CFR 60.48c(g) NSPS Subpart Dc, 40CFR 60.48c(i) NSPS Subpart Dc, 40CFR 63 Subpart DDDDD, 40CFR 63.9983(c) Subpart UUUUU, 40CFR 63 Subpart ZZZZ, 40CFR Part 68, 40CFR 70.6(b), 40CFR Part 72, 40CFR Part 75, 40CFR 82 Subpart F, 40CFR 97.406 Subpart AAAAA, 40CFR 97.506 Subpart BBBBB, and 40CFR 97.606 Subpart CCCCC.

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 not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.

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 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 Feb 16, 2018.

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


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