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ENB Region 1 Completed Applications 05/02/2018

Suffolk County

Applicant:

Caithness Long Island LLC
565 5th Ave Fl 29
New York, NY 10017

Facility:

Caithness Long Island Energy Center
50 Zorn Blvd
South Yaphank, NY 11980

Application ID:

1-4722-04426/00007

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Brookhaven, Suffolk County

Project Description:

The Department has prepared draft permits and made a tentative determination to approve the application to renew the Title IV permit and renew and modify the Title V permit for operation of the Caithness Long Island Energy Center. Permit references to the Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR) were removed and Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) citations were added, reference to the previously disconnected fuel gas heater have been removed, the Auxiliary Boiler is now authorized to operate during maintenance activities, the Duct Burner time use limit has been converted to a maximum annual heat input limit, and fuel switching is now treated as a hot start-up.

This facility is a 346 megawatt (MW), dual fuel, combined-cycle electric generating station consisting of one Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation 501F combustion turbine generator (CTG), a heat recovery steam generator equipped with natural gas-fired duct burners, and a single steam turbine. It is subject to prevention of significant deterioration (PSD) requirements for the following pollutants: NOx, CO, particulate matter (PM & PM10), sulfur dioxide (SO2) and sulfuric acid mist (H2SO4).

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 Jun 01, 2018.

Contact:

Kevin A Kispert
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony Brook, 50 Circle Rd
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)444-0365
R1DEP@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

National Grid Generation LLC
175 E Old Country Rd
Hicksville, NY 11801

Facility:

Northport Power Station
301 Waterside Ave (& Eatons Neck Rd)
Northport, NY 11768

Application ID:

1-4726-00130/00038

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Huntington, Suffolk County

Project Description:

The Department has prepared draft permits and has made a tentative determination to issue a renewal of the facility's Title IV and Title V permits with no changes to the facility. The Permit includes limits for emissions of NOx and Particulate Matter and for Oil Sulfur content as per requirements of Part 249 related to the EPA Haze rule, known as Best Available RetrofIt Technology, BART.

The facility consists of four (4) 385 MWe nominal turbine/generator boiler sets operating on natural gas, #1, #2, #6 fuel oils, and other authorized fuels. In addition, a 15 MWe nominal black start combustion turbine is maintained on site to meet load demand and emergency power requirements, and there are 5 main tanks for storing #6 fuel oil along with numerous smaller tanks that store distillate, lubrication and/or dielectric oils.

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 Jun 01, 2018.

Contact:

Kevin A Kispert
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony Brook, 50 Circle Rd
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)444-0365
R1DEP@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

Charles Pollina

Facility:

Pollina Property
22 Harbor Ln
Saint James, NY 11780

Application ID:

1-4734-02515/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 15 Title 27 Wild, Scenic & Recreational Rivers

Project is Located:

Smithtown, Suffolk County

Project Description:

Applicant proposes to remove approximately 9,204 square feet of invasive bamboo by excavating 2 feet below existing grade in a NYSDEC regulated freshwater wetland and adjacent area. The excavated area is proposed to be replanted with native vegetation. The proposed project is located at 22 Harbor Lane, St. James in the town of Smithtown, Suffolk County, New York. SCTM # 802-13-1-16

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.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than May 17, 2018.

Contact:

Danielle A Stango-Torre
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony Brook, 50 Circle Rd
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)444-0365
R1DEP@dec.ny.gov


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