ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 12/13/2000

Dutchess County
Applicant: China Buddhist Association
C/O Wai Man Yeung
53 Rockledge Rd Ste 12A
Bronxville, NY 10708-
Facility: Pinewoods Monastery
21 Crum Elbow Rd
Hyde Park, NY 12538-
Application ID: 3-1332-00239/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: in Hyde Park in Dutchess County.
Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a new permit (SPDES ID#NY-0264458) for a proposed surface discharge of 5000 gallons per day of treated sanitary wastewater into Fallkill Creek, a Class C waterbody. The discharge will be from a sewage treatment plant to be constructed and operated by the applicant in connection with a proposed new facility, known as Pinewoods Monastery, a temple complex, located at 21 Crum Elbow Road. A draft permit is available for inspection and comment at the Region 3 office.

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination: Project is a Type I action and will not have a significant effect on the environment. A coordinated review with other agencies was performed and a Negative Declaration is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency: TOWN OF HYDE PARK PLANNING BOARD
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: Cultural resource lists and map have been checked. No registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at 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.
Opportunity for Public Comment: Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Jan 12 2001.
Contact: Ruth D. Bean
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054

Orange County
Applicant: Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp
284 South Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-4838
Facility: Danskammer Generating Station
994 River Rd
Newburgh, NY 12550-
Application ID: 3-3346-00011/00017
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: in Newburgh in Orange County.
Project Description:

The Department has prepared a Draft Permit pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the NYS Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) and Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments and made a tentative determination to approve this application for the Danskammer Generating Station located in Newburgh, Orange County.

The Danskammer Generating Station consists of four (4) Combustion Engineering tangentially-fired stream generating boilers. Units #1 and #2 and rated at 65 megawatts (MW) each and are capable of burning No. 6 fuel oil and natural gas. Unit #3 is rated at 135MW and unit #4 is rated at 235MW. Units #3 and #4 are capable of combusting No. 6 fuel oil, natural gas, and coal. The facility also has a coal unloading and handling operation which includes covered conveyors. Other air emission units include a fly and bottom ash handling operation and a water treatment and discharge process.

Based on a 1987 Judicial Order dealing with coal reconversion, it was interpreted that the facility has to comply with a sulfur limit in the coal of 0.7 percent and a 1.1 pound of sulfur dioxide per million BTU limit. These limits are equivalent and apply to Units #3 and #4. The Department has determined that only one of these limits need apply and the Permit will require compliance with 1.1 pound per million BTU limit. The Order's requirement dealing with the sulfur content of the oil burned at the Roseton Plant for the operational life of Roseton is included in the Roseton Title V permit.

Regulations applicable to this facility include 40CFR Parts 60, 72, 75 and 82F and 6NYCRR Parts 200, 201, 202,204,211,212,215,225, and 227.

The facility potential air emissions for particulates, nitrogen oxides, and volatile organic compounds, total hazardous air pollutants and sulfur dioxide exceed the major source pollutant thresholds noted in 6NYCRR Part 201-6. Therefore, the facility is subject to the provisions of Title V.

     Central Hudson is currently in the process of selling the Roseton and Danskammer power generating facilities. On August 7, 2000, Central Hudson and Dynegy Power Corporation (Dynegy) entered into transaction documents pursuant to which Dynegy, and ultimately Dynegy Danskammer L.L.C., will purchase Central Hudson's Danskammer Point Generating Station. On that same date, Central Hudson, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation and Dynegy entered into transaction documents pursuant to which Dynegy, and ultimately Dynegy Roseton L.L.C., will purchase the Roseton Plant. It is currently expected that these purchases will be completed prior to the end of the public comment period for these Title V permits."

     On October 3, 2000, Dynegy filed a request with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to be considered the applicant for the purposes of Title V permit issuance for the Danskammer and Roseton facilities. If the purchase of the facilities is completed prior to issuance of these permits, the Department intends to issue them to Dynegy Danskammer, L.L.C. and Dynegy Roseton, L.L.C., respectively.

By acceptance of this permit, the permittee agrees that the permit is continent upon strict compliance with the ECL, all applicable regulations, the General Conditions specified and any Special Conditions included as part of this permit.

In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d) and 201-6.4, 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 the applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act of 6NYCRR Part 201.

The Application and Draft Permit are available for review at the Regional Office of the NYSDEC.

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 permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.
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 Jan 23 2001.
Contact: Robert J. Stanton
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054

Applicant: Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp
284 South Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-4838
Facility: Roseton Generating Station
992 River Rd
Newburgh, NY 12550-
Application ID: 3-3346-00075/00008
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: in Newburgh in Orange County.
Project Description:

The Department has prepared a Draft Permit pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the NYS Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) and Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments and made a tentative determination to approve this application for the Roseton Generating Station located in Newburgh, Orange County.

The Roseton Generating Station consists of two (2) 600 megawatt (MW) Combustion Engineering tangentially-fired steam generating boilers and ancillary equipment. Both units are capable of burning No. 6 oil and natural gas. The facility also has an Auxiliary Boiler (rated at 30,000 pounds of steam per hour), which is used to provide heat when both of the primary units are out out of service. This boiler can burn No. 2 oil or natural gas. Sulfur dioxide emissions from this boiler will be limited to 39.0 tons in any consecutive 12 month period, in order to avoid the requirements of 40CFR52.21 Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD). This emission limit will be enforced by restricting the usage of No. 2 oil. Other emission sources include a sludge storage area.

     A 1987 Roseton Judicial Order related to coal reconversion at the Danskammer facility includes a requirement dealing with the sulfur content of the oil burned at the Roseton Plant for the operational life of Roseton and is included in the Title V permit.

     Regulations applicable to this facility include 40CFR Parts 72,75, and 82F and 6NYCRR Parts 200,201,202,204,211,215,225,and 227.

     The facility potential air emissions for particulates, nitrogen oxides, volatile organic compounds, total hazardous air pollutants and sulfur dioxide exceed the major source pollutant thresholds noted in 6NYCRR Part 201-6. Therefore, the facility is subject to the provisions of Title V.

     Central Hudson is currently in the process of selling the Roseton and Danskammer power generating facilities. On August 7, 2000, Central Hudson and Dynegy Power Corporation (Dynegy) entered into transaction documents pursuant to which Dynegy, and ultimately Dynegy Danskammer L.L.C., will purchase Central Hudson's Danskammer Point Generating Station. On that same date, Central Hudson, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation and Dynegy entered into transaction documents pursuant to which Dynegy, and ultimately Dynegy Roseton L.L.C., will purchase the Roseton Plant. It is currently expected that these purchases will be completed prior to the end of the public comment period for these Title V permits."

     On October 3, 2000, Dynegy filed a request with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to be considered the applicant for the purposes of Title V permit issuance for the Danskammer and Roseton facilities. If the purchase of the facilities is completed prior to issuance of these permits, the Department intends to issue them to Dynegy Danskammer, L.L.C. and Dynegy Roseton, L.L.C., respectively.

By acceptance of this permit, the permittee agrees that the permit is continent upon strict compliance with the ECL, all applicable regulations, the General Conditions specified and any Special Conditions included as part of this permit.

In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d) and 201-6.4, 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 the applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act of 6NYCRR Part 201.

The Application and Draft Permit are available for review at the Regional Office of the NYSDEC.

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 permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.
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 Jan 23 2001.
Contact: Robert J. Stanton
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054

Applicant: Highview Estates Of Orange County Inc
PO Box 286
Salisbury Mills, NY 12577-
Facility: Highview Estates Subdivision
East & West Sides Of Toleman Rd ~1 Mile North Of V-Washingtonville
New Windsor, NY 12553-
Application ID: 3-3348-00193/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: in New Windsor in Orange County.
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to construct two residential driveways across State-designated Freshwater Wetland No. MB-27 (Class II) and its 100-foot adjacent area in conjunction with a three lot subdivision to be known as High View Estates. The project is located on the east side of Toleman Road, about 1.5 miles north of the intersection with Bull Road. The project involves the construction of two driveways each ten feet wide requiring the clearing of approximately 2,800 square feet (0.06 acre) of wetland and 8,400 square feet (0.19 acre) of wetland adjacent area. About 600 cubic yards of wetland soil will be excavated and replaced with stone rip-rap and gravel. To offset wetland impacts, approximately 10,000 square feet (0.23 acre) of previously filled wetland on another portion of the site will be restored by the removal of all fill material.

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 performed.
SEQR Lead Agency: New Windsor Town Planning Board
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: A cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. 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.
Opportunity for Public Comment: Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Dec 29 2000.
Contact: Scott E. Sheeley
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054

Westchester County
Applicant: Westchester Co Industrial Develop Agency
148 Martine Ave
White Plains, NY 10601-3311
Facility: Charles Pt Resource Recovery Facility
Charles Pt Ave
Peekskill, NY 10566-
Application ID: 3-5512-00031/00014
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: in Peekskill in Westchester County.
Project Description:

     The Department has prepared a Draft Permit pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the NYS Environmental Conservation Law and Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments and made a tentative determination to approve this application. The Charles Point Resource Recovery Facility is an existing waste to energy facility producing 60 megawatts of electrical power located in Peekskill, Westchester County, New York. The facility processes up to 2,250 tons per day of municipal solid waste utilizing three mass burn municipal waste combustors each designed for a maximum heat input of 325 mmBTU/hr. Each of the three Municipal Waste Combustors is equipped with dedicated emission control equipment including spray dryer absorber, fabric filter, selective non-catalytic reduction system, powdered activated carbon injection system as well as continuous emission monitors.

     Applicable requirements include 6NYCRR Part 202-1 (Emissions Testing, Sampling and Analytical Determinations), 6NYCRR Part 202-2 (Emission Statements), 6NYCRR Part 211 (General Prohibitions), 6NYCRR Part 215 (Open Fires), 6NYCRR Part 219-2 (Municipal and Private Solid Waste Incinerator Facilities), 6NYCRR Part 225 (Fuel Composition and Use-Sulfur Limitations), 6NYCRR Part 226 (Solvent Metal Cleaning Processes), and 40CFR Part 60 Subpart Cb (Emission Guidelines and Compliance Times for Municipal Waste Combustors that are constructed on or before

December 19, 1995.)

     The facility's potential air emissions for carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, total hazardous air pollutants, hydrogen chloride, hydrogen fluoride, sulfur dioxide, and particulates exceed the major source pollutant thresholds listed in 6NYCRR Subpart 201-6.

     Therefore, the facility is subject to the provisions of Title V permitting. The Standard Industrial Classification for this facility is 4953 - Refuse Systems.

     By acceptance of this permit, the permittee agrees that the permit is contingent upon strict compliance with the ECL, all applicable regulations, the General Conditions specified and any Special Conditions included as part of this permit.

     In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d) and 201-6.4, 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 the applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act of 6NYCRR Part 201.

     The Application and Draft Permit are available for review at the Regional Office of the NYSDEC.

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 permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.
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 Jan 22 2001.
Contact: Robert J. Stanton
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054

Applicant: Sherman Ng
9 Trudy Lane
Armonk, NY 10504-
Facility: Ng Property
9 Trudy Lane
Armonk, NY 10504-
Application ID: 3-5538-00134/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: in North Castle in Westchester County.
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to restore about 0.23 acre of State-designated Freshwater Wetland No. K-29 (Class II) and construct various residential site improvements within the wetland 100-foot adjacent area. The project site is located on the west side of Trudy Lane about 500 feet north of the intersection with Banksville Road. The 0.23 acre of wetland restoration is required to correct previous unauthorized site disturbance by the property owner and will involve minor grading, the planting of natural wetland vegetation, and the removal of a footbridge constructed across the Mianus River. Within the 100-foot adjacent area near the existing residence construction of the following items are proposed: a new flagstone walkway 4 feet wide by about 100 feet long, a storage building 10 feet wide by 12 feet long, a stone wall about 35 feet long, and the expansion of the existing driveway parking area by 250 square feet.

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: A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 Dec 29 2000.
Contact: Scott E. Sheeley
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054