Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 07/18/2001

Bronx County
Applicant: Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
1276 Fulton Avenue
Bronx, NY 10456-3402
Facility: Bronx Lebanon Hospital
1650 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10457-
Application ID: 2-6005-00148/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Bronx, Bronx County
Project Description:

The Department has prepared a Draft Permit and has made a tentative determination to approve this application. The existing Bronx Lebanon Hospital located at 1650 Selwyn Ave., Bronx, operate boilers which supply steam for the space heating of the building. The facility is subject to the provisions of Title V for sulfur dioxide and is subject to 6NYCRR 225-1, fuel composition and use - sulfur limitations. The facility is also subject to 6NYCRR 227-1 and 6NYCRR 227-2.4(d). 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. 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. In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(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.

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 Aug 17 2001.
Contact: Elizabeth A. Clarke
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21St Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
eaclarke@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Kings County
Applicant: NYC Dept Of Environmental Protection
96-05 Horace Harding Expressway
Flushing, NY 11368-
Facility: NYC-Dep Newtown Creek Wpcp
301 Greenpoint Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222-
Application ID: 2-6101-00025/00057
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Brooklyn, Kings County
Project Description:

The Department has prepared a Draft Permit and has made a tentative determination to approve this application. The existing Newtown Creek Wastewater Pollution Control Plant (WPCP), located at 329-69 Greenpoint Ave., Brooklyn, is a 310 million gallon per day publicly owned secondary wastewater treatment plant. This facility is currently undergoing a major construction upgrading. This facility ceased operation during 1998 of the seven internal combustion engines and is eligible for Emission Reduction Credits (ERC). The plant is using purchased electricity. This facility is a major air pollution facility according to Part 231-2 for NOx; other major pollutants, Carbon Monoxide and Volatile Organic Compounds, also exceed the major-source threshold. The upgrading of the facility involves the construction of new air pollution sources that constitute a significant source project. NYCDEP, as owner and operator, has conducted a New Source Review Applicability Determination. To avoid the applicability of Part 231-2 under Part 231.2.7(b), the applicant will apply emission offsets of NOx from internal Emission Reduction Credits. 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. 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. In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(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.

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 Aug 17 2001.
Contact: Elizabeth A. Clarke
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21St Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
eaclarke@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Motiva Enterprises LLC
1100 Louisiana Street
Suite 2200
Houston, TX 77002-
Facility: Motiva Enterprises LLC
25 Paidge Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222-1281
Application ID: 2-6101-00105/00021
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Brooklyn, Kings County
Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve an application for an existing facility, Motiva Enterprises LLC, located at 25 Paidge Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. The facility supplies gasoline to retail, commercial and industrial customers. This application involves the modification of the design capacity of the existing vapor recovery unit from 383,250,000 to 724,160,000 gallons of gasoline per year; this includes a cap from New Source Review 6NYCRR 231-1 of 541 million gallons on the VRU gasoline throughput. 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. 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 Aug 17 2001.
Contact: Elizabeth A. Clarke
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21St Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
eaclarke@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Ben Forman & Sons Inc
201 Water St
Brooklyn, NY 11201-1111
Facility: Ben Forman & Sons Inc
201 Water St
Brooklyn, NY 11201-
Application ID: 2-6101-00373/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Brooklyn, Kings County
Project Description:

The Department has prepared a Draft Permit and has made a tentative determination to approve this application. The existing Ben Forman & Sons Inc., located at 201 Water St., Brooklyn, manufactures brass decorative bowls and tray platters, cast items and polished metals. This is a major facility since the emissions of trichloroethylene from the degreasing operation are greater than the annual threshold for major stationary sources for Hazardous Air Pollutant and Volatile Organic Compounds. The facility is subject to the requirements of 6NYCRR Parts 201-6 and 6NYCRR Part 212. The degreaser is subject to the requirements of 4NYCRR Part 226 and 40CFR 63 Subpart T. 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. 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. In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(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.

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 Aug 17 2001.
Contact: Elizabeth A. Clarke
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21St Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
eaclarke@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Warbasse Houses Inc
2800 West 5Th St
Brooklyn, NY 11224-4626
Facility: Warbasse Houses & Power Plant
2701 West 6Th St
Brooklyn, NY 11224-
Application ID: 2-6107-00141/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Brooklyn, Kings County
Project Description:

The Department has prepared a Draft Permit and has made a tentative determination to approve this application. The existing Warbasse Houses and Power Plant located at 2701 W. 6th St., Brooklyn, is a cogeneration facility that provides steam and electricity to the nearby Amalgamated Warbasse Housing Complex and sells excess electricity to Consolidated Edison. The facility's emissions of nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide and volatile organic compounds exceed the major source thresholds listed in 6NYCRR Part 201-6 and is subject to Title V permit requirements. Facility turbines are subject to the New Source Performance Standard 40 CFR 60 Subpart GG and 6NYCRR Part 227-2.4(3). Boilers are subject to 6NYCRR Part 227.2.4(b), and 227.2.5(b). The facility installed five turbines during 1994-95 and capped out of 40 CFR 52 A21 (PSD) by limiting annual facility wide emissions of PM-10, PM and sulfur dioxides below 100 tons. Facility capped out of 6NYCRR Part 231 by capping annual facility wide emissions of nitrogen oxides and carbon monoxide below 100 tons. Facility installed continuous emission monitoring and recording systems to measure NOx, CO and oxygen in the gas turbine exhaust breachings.The facility was in violation of their permit conditions and has entered into a consent order (R2-0203-97-02) with the Department agreeing to special conditions specified in the consent order. 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. 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. In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(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.

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 Aug 17 2001.
Contact: Elizabeth A. Clarke
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21St Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
eaclarke@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Queens County
Applicant: Sirmos Division Of Bromante Corp
30-00 47Th Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101-3038
Facility: Sirmos Div Of Bromante-30-00 47Th Ave
30-00 47Th Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101-
Application ID: 2-6304-00416/00007
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Queens, Queens County
Project Description:

The Department has prepared a Draft Permit and has made a tentative determination to approve this application. The existing Sirmos Div. of Bromante located at 30-00 47th Avenue, Long Island City, Queens, is a manufacturer of decorative lamps and fixtures. Mold making, casting and sanding is subject to Part 212 - General Process Emissions (sanding operation is exempt from 6NYCRR Part 201-3.3(C)(52) and Part 212.7(A).) 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. 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. In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(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.

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 Aug 17 2001.
Contact: Elizabeth A. Clarke
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21St Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
eaclarke@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Richmond County
Applicant: Eric Siller
840 Stafford Ave
Staten Island, NY 10308-
Facility: Siller Prop - B 5134/L 88
77 Hillside Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10308-
Application ID: 2-6404-00859/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Staten Island, Richmond County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to construct a two family house including driveway and drywell. The proposed house is located within the adjacent area of NYSDEC regulated Freshwater Wetland AR - 8 (Jack's Pond). The wetland is located on the opposite side of an existing paved street from the project site which is located at 77 Hillside Terrace, 125 feet west of the intersection of Hillside Terrace and Clinton Road, Staten Island Block 5134 - Lot 88.

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 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 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 Aug 17 2001.
Contact: Harold J. Dickey
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21St Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
hjdickey@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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