Region 7 SEQR and Other Notices Region 7 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 7 Completed Applications 01/10/2001

Cayuga County
Applicant: Auburn Steel Co Inc
25 Quarry Rd
Auburn, NY 13021-
Facility: Auburn Steel Co Inc
25 Quarry Road
Auburn, NY 13021-
Application ID: 7-0501-00044/00007
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Auburn, Cayuga County
Project Description:

Auburn Steel Company, Inc. located at 25 Quarry Road, Auburn, NY with a mailing address at PO Box 2008, Auburn, NY 13021 has submitted an application for a Title V Air Facility Permit. The Department has prepared a Draft Permit and made a tentative determination to approve this application. The application, draft permit, relevant supporting materials and Regulations are available for review during normal business hours at the DEC office provided in this Notice. The Draft Title V Permit for the Plant consists of an electric arc furnace and steel rolling mill that manufactures steel billets bars and stock for the construction trades. The Draft Permit also includes an increase production for the rolling mill from 425,000 tons per year to 475,000 tons per year. A PSD Non-Applicability determination for the increase in the production limit for the rolling mill has been made. Comments of support or objection may be made by filing a written statement by the deadline date indicated. DEC may schedule a public hearing based upon an evaluation of the nature and scope of any written objections raised. Hearing Notices will contain instructions on filing for party status and submitting comments.

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 Feb 16 2001.
Contact: Joanne L. March
NYSDEC Region 7 Headquarters
615 Erie Boulevard West
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315)426-7438
jlmarch@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Alan J. Cole
PO Box 852
Oswego, NY 13126-0852
Facility: Washtub Laundromat
Lake Street In Fair Haven Plaza
Fair Haven, NY 13064-
Application ID: 7-0556-00009/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Sterling, Cayuga County
Project Description:

     The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received an application to re-issue the following EPA minor Private/Commercial/Institutional State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (P/C/I SPDES) permit. DEC has made a tentative determination to re-issue this permit for a five-year period, maintaining the current effluent limitations and monitoring and reporting requirements. This permit involves the surface discharge of 6,000 gallons per day of treated sanitary waste to the Little Sodus Bay Trib.

     Additional information including the current permit, renewal applications, and supporting documentation may be obtained from or inspected at the NYSDEC central office in Albany. Substantive comments on the permit or requests for hearing or both must be submitted in writing to the contact person.

     SPDES Number: NY 009 5753

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 Feb 9 2001.
Contact: Deborah J. Knight
NYSDEC Headquarters
50 Wolf Rd
Albany, NY 12233
(518)457-2224
djknight@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Tompkins County
Applicant: Cornell University
300 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-2801
Facility: Laboratory Of Ornithology
159 Sapsucker Woods Rd
Ithaca, NY 14853-
Application ID: 7-5032-00172/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Lansing, Tompkins County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to replace the Cornell University Laboratory of Ornithology facilities with a new facility consisting of a new two story 83,000 square foot building, parking, etc. Approximately 1.4 acres of freshwater wetland TA-13 will be disturbed and 3 acres of new wetland created as mitigation. Project is located on Sapsucker Woods Road.

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: Lansing Village 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 Feb 12 2001.
Contact: John H. Merriman Jr
NYSDEC Region 7 Cortland Sub-Office
1285 Fisher Ave
Cortland, NY 13045
(607)753-3095
jhmerrim@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 7 SEQR and Other Notices Region 7 SPDES Renewals