Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 08/15/2001

Dutchess County
Applicant: West Hook Sand & Gravel Inc
PO Box 16
Cross River, NY 10518-0016
Facility: West Hook Sand & Gravel
25 West Hook Road
Hopewell Junction, NY 12533-
Application ID: 3-1330-00052/00013
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Fishkill, Dutchess County
Project Description:

Applicant proposes to expand its sand and gravel mining operatin into a 20 acre parcel located at the south east corner of 263 acre property. Currently, 138 acres of this property are approved for mining and reclamation. The mine is located in the Towns of East Fishkill and Fishkill with access off West Hook Road. The expansion parcel is located entirely within the Town of East Fishkill to the north of Van Wyck Road and west of West Hook Road.

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: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
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 Sep 14 2001.
Contact: Alexander Ciesluk, Jr
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
afcieslu@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Rally Farms
Kennels Road Bank
Millbrook, NY 12545-
Facility: Kennels Road Bank
Kennels Road
Millbrook, NY 12545-
Application ID: 3-1358-00064/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Washington, Dutchess County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to expand an existing sand and gravel mine from 14.4 acres to 23.5 acres (an increase of 9.1 acres to the Life of Mine boundary). The applicant also requests a permit modification to operate a dry screen plant at the site in order to sort the extracted minerals. Portions of the mine will be reclaimed as a pond. Remaining portions will be graded and stabilized with perennial grasses. The mine site is located to the west of NYS Route 44 and south of Kennels Road.

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: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
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 Sep 21 2001.
Contact: William E. Steidle
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054

Orange County
Applicant: Revere Smelting And Refining Corporation
Rd 2 Ballard Road
Middletown, NY 10940-
Facility: Revere Smelting & Refining Corp
Rd 2 Ballard Rd
Middletown, NY 10940-
Application ID: 3-3352-00145/00049
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Wallkill, Orange County
Project Description:

The Department has prepared a Draft Permit pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the NYS Environmental Conservation Law and Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments and made a tentative determination to approve this application.

Revere Smelting and Refining, located in the Town of Wallkill in Orange County, operates a secondary lead smelter which includes process equipment such as kilns and a reverbatory furnace. This facility is classified as a major source for Lead, Sulfur Dioxide and Oxides of Nitrogen and is subject to 40CFR 63X as well as 6NYCRR 212.

By acceptance of this permit, the permittee agrees that the permit is contingent upon strict compliance with the ECL, all applicable regulations, the General Conditions specified and any Special Conditions included as part of this permit.

In accordance with 6NYCRR parts 621.5(d) and 201-6.4, 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 the applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act of 6NYCRR Part 201.

The application and Draft Permit are available for review at the Regional Office of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

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 not performed.
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 Sep 17 2001.
Contact: Robert J. Stanton
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
rjstanto@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Ulster County
Applicant: Mark Turetsky
PO Box 275
Greenfield Park, NY 12435-
Facility: Turetsky Property
Ottens Road
Wawarsing, NY 12489-
Application ID: 3-5156-00227/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Wawarsing, Ulster County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to treat a portion of State-designated Freshwater Wetland No. E-7 (Class II) 300 feet long by 150 feet wide (1 acre) with aquatic herbicides. The project site is located in a private pond located on the south side of Otten Road, approximately 0.1 mile west of the intersection with Red Star Road. The proposed treatment includes the application of the herbicides Reward and Rodeo, and the algicide Cutrine Plus for the control of Eurasion water milfoil, coontail, elodea, and algae within the treatment area. The purpose of the project is to improve near shoreline conditions for swimming, fishing, and boating. The treatments would be carried out by a NYS Certified Pesticide Applicator in accordance with an Article 15/Part 329 Aquatic Pesticide permit from DEC.

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 not performed.
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 31 2001.
Contact: Scott E. Sheeley
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
sesheele@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Westchester County
Applicant: Verizon
1095 Ave Of The Americas
New York, NY 10036-6797
Facility: Verizon Communications
111 Main Street
White Plains, NY 10601-
Application ID: 3-5517-00274/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: White Plains, Westchester County
Project Description:

Verizon Communications is a telecommunications entity located at White Plains, New York. The facility has the potential to be a major source for NOx as it has a PTE of 158 tons NOx per year. The facility is capping out of Title V and NOxRACT requirements by limiting its annual NOx emissions to 22.5 tons. The company at this location operates the following air contamination sources:

1. Five (5) turbines rated at 750 KW each which operate on diesel fuel. The turbines were installed prior to 1977.

2. Three (3) boilers under 10 mmBTU/hr each, which are exempt sources.

By acceptance of this permit, the permittee agrees that the permit is contingent upon strict compliance with the ECL, all applicable regulations, the General Conditions specified and any Special Conditions included as part of this permit.

The Application and Draft Permit are available for review at the Regional Office of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

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 not performed.
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 Sep 17 2001.
Contact: Robert J. Stanton
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
rjstanto@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Refined Sugars Inc
One Federal St
Yonkers, NY 10705-1079
Facility: Refined Sugars Inc
One Federal Street
Yonkers, NY 10700-
Application ID: 3-5518-00214/00019
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Yonkers, Westchester County
Project Description:

The Department has prepared a Draft Permit pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the NYS Environmental Conservation law and Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments and made a tentative determination to approve this application.

Refined Sugars Inc., is a sugar processing facility located at Yonkers. The facility is classified as a major source due to the quantity of Oxides of Nitrogen emitted annually. Air contamination sources at this facility comprise process and combustion sources.

     Process Sources emit only particulate emissions which are controlled by centrifugal and fabric collectors.

     Combustion sources include one internal combustion engine operating on diesel fuel, one boiler      operated on natural gas or No.2 oil, and one co-generation system operated on natural gas or No.2 oil.      Additional combustion sources at the facility include two furnaces which are exempt sources.

By acceptance of this permit, the permittee agrees that the permit is contingent upon strict compliance with the ECL, all applicable regulations, the General Conditions specific and any Special Conditions included as part of this permit.

In accordance with 6 NYCRR part 621.5 (d) (9) and 201-6.5(c), the Administrator for 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 the applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act of 6 NYCRR Part 201.

The Application and Draft Permit are available for review at the Regional Office of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

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 not performed.
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 Sep 17 2001.
Contact: Robert J. Stanton
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
rjstanto@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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