ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 12/27/2000

Rockland County
Applicant: American National Power
65 Boston Post Rd West Ste 300
Marlborough, MA 01752-
Facility: Anp Power Plant
East Of 87
Ramapo, NY -
Application ID: 3-3926-00375/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: in Ramapo in Rockland County.
Project Description:

The applicant, Ramapo Energy proposes to construct and operate four combustion turbines (CTGs), four heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) and four steam turbine generators and associated balance-of-plant systems and facilities. The nominal electric generating capacity of the proposed Facility will be approximately 1100 megawatts (MW). United Water New York, a public water supply company, will provide the .134 million gallons per day (MGD) on average required for the project. The average wastewater discharge of 22,500 gallons per day (gpd) will be discharged to the Rockland County Sewer District No. 1 (RCSD). The project site is on Torne Valley Road, in the Town of Ramapo, Rockland County.

Pursuant to 6NYCRR Part 201, Ramapo Energy has opted to obtain a preconstruction permit and certificate to operate authorizing the construction and operation of the proposed Ramapo facility, pursuant to 6 NYCRR Subpart 201-6.1, prior to obtaining a Title V permit. The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this air application and a draft permit is available for review. Details regarding the draft permit and the hearing on the permit can be found at www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/notices/ramapo.htm .

Ramapo Energy has also applied for a Prevention of Significant Deterioration pre-construction permit pursuant to 40 CFR 52.21. A copy of the entire PSD notice can be found at www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/notices/ramapopsd.htm.

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: A cultural resources survey has been completed. The report of the survey is on file. No 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 Feb 15 2001.
Contact: Christopher M. Hogan
NYSDEC Headquarters
50 Wolf Rd
Albany, NY 12233