Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 04/18/2001

Queens County
Applicant: Bayswater Peaking Facility LLC
C/O Fpl Energy
700 Universe Blvd
North Palm Beach, FL 33408-
Facility: Bayswater Peaking Facility
1425 Bay 24Th Street
Far Rockaway, NY 11691-
Application ID: 2-6308-00513/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Queens, Queens County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to construct a new simple cycle combustion turbine, electric generating facility. The facility will consist of two Pratt & Whitney FT-8 natural gas (only) turbines. The facility will generate 44 MW of power. The facility is located adjacent to the existing Keyspan Far Rockaway facility on Bay 24th Street. The full complete notice and notice of hearing can be viewed at www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/notices/bayswater.htm

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: Long Island Power Authority
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 located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 25 2001.
Contact: Christopher M. Hogan
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford Sub-Office
65561 State Highway 10 Suite 1
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
cmhogan@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals