Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 08/01/2001

Franklin County
Applicant: NYS Dept Of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-
Facility: NYS DEC Tupper Lake Boat Launch
Rt 30
Tupper Lake, NY 12986-
Application ID: 5-1620-00106/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Altamont, Franklin County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes reconstruction of the New York State boat launch facility on Tupper Lake. The project will involve dredging, and removal of the existing man-made structures in the waterway. A total of 663 cu yd of material will be removed, and 253 cu yd of fill (concrete, gravel, medium stone) will be placed to construct the new ramp and stabilize the banks. Also, 325 lineal feet of sheet piling and 181 lineal feet of floating dock will be placed, and a handicap boarding/launching area will be constructed.

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: Denise M. Wagner
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
dmwagner@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Saratoga County
Applicant: Ge Silicones LLC
260 Hudson River Rd
Waterford, NY 12188-
Facility: Ge Silicones Waterford Facility
260 Hudson River Rd
Waterford, NY 12188-
Application ID: 5-4154-00002/01755
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Waterford, Saratoga County
Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and is recommending issuance of a revised permit in response to the applicant's request to modify this existing Air State Facility permit. The modification involves the installation of a heat exchanger to recover flue gases and the installation of monitoring equipment. The project will cap out of New Source Review applicability requirements by limiting NOx to 143 tons per year and SO2 to 42.5 tons per year from boilers #13 and #18 combined.

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 31 2001.
Contact: Walter L. Haynes
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg Sub-Office
Hudson St Ext|PO Box 220
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
wlhaynes@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Warren County
Applicant: Finch Pruyn Co Inc
1 Glen St
Glens Falls, NY 12801-4439
Facility: Finch Pruyn & Co
1 Glen St
Glens Falls, NY 12801-
Application ID: 5-5205-00005/00059
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Glens Falls, Warren County
Project Description:

The Department has drafted a 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 has made a tentative determination to approve the application for the applicants' existing pulp and paper manufacturing mill. The facility is a major source of emissions of particulates, sulfur dioxide, oxides of nitrogen, carbon monoxide, volatile organic compounds and hazardous air pollutants (HAPs). These emissions are regulated by state and federal regulations. HAP emissions from the bleach plant and pulping process are regulated by 40 CFR63 Subpart S. Fuels are regulated by 6NYCRR Part 225 and combustion sources are regulated by 6NYCRR Part 227. Process sources are regulated by 6NYCRR Part 212. Pollutant control systems include absorbers, wet scrubbers, cyclones and filters. Continuous emission monitors record sulfur dioxide and chorine dioxide emissions and a continuous opacity monitor records opacity of the power boiler emissions. The application, draft permit and relevant materials are available for review at the Warrensburg DEC office by contacting Michael Sundberg, P.E. Comments of support or objection may be made by filing a written statement prior to the comment deadline. DEC may schedule a public hearing based upon the nature and scope of any issues 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 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 31 2001.
Contact: Walter L. Haynes
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg Sub-Office
Hudson St Ext|PO Box 220
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281
wlhaynes@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Washington County
Applicant: Hollingsworth & Vose Co
112 Washington St
East Walpole, MA 02032-1098
Facility: Hollingsworth & Vose Greenwich Mill
Rt 29
Greenwich, NY 12834-
Application ID: 5-5334-00006/00037
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Greenwich, Washington County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to excavate 70 cubic yards of material from the bed and bank of the Batten Kill to allow for the placement of a concrete foundation. Total fill for the foundation to be placed below the mean high water mark is approximately 60 cubic yards. The concrete foundation will be protected from high flows and ice damage by the additional placement of a gabion basket system back filled with clean gravel, an approximate 75 cubic yards of additional fill. Total amount of fill associated with this proposed project is approximately 135 cubic yards.

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: 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 Aug 17 2001.
Contact: George D. Casey
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg Sub-Office
Hudson St Ext|PO Box 220
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518)623-1281

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