Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 08/15/2001

Albany County
Applicant: General Electric Co
3135 Easton Tpke
Fairfield, CT 06431-
Facility: General Electric Selkirk Plastics Plt
One Noryl Avenue
Selkirk, NY 12158-
Application ID: 4-0122-00007/00721
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Bethlehem, Albany County
Project Description:

The Department has received a State Facility Permit Application for the existing General Electric Company Plastics Plant for a new emission unit comprised of diesel generators to be used for peak shaving. The emission unit is being capped for NOx and SO2 emissions. The General Electric Company operates a plastics production facility (SIC2821) in the Hamlet of Selkirk, located in Albany, New York. The facility is on a 700 acre site of which 60 acres are industrialized. Monomer is either produces (SIC 2869) from raw materials or purchased. The monomers and purchased resins are compounded at the facility by adding colorants and other ingredients to provide desired properties. The facility includes continuous and batch processes, a packaging operation, an energy boiler and a waste water treatment plant. The plant operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The application and draft permit are available for review at the NYSDEC Region 4 Office, 1130 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306. DEC ID#: 4-0122-00007/00721.

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 Sep 14 2001.
Contact: Thomas P. Haley
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
tphaley@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Delaware County
Applicant: Benjamin Casciola
PO Box 113
East Branch, NY 13756-0113
Facility: Casciola Property
420 Halls Island Road
East Branch, NY -
Application ID: 4-1236-00408/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Hancock, Delaware County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to place approximately 800' of rip rap along the bank of the Beaver Kill to control erosion from ice and high water flows. Rip rap will be placed at both ends of a line of existing rip rap The project is located at 420 Halls Island Road west of Peakville.

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: John H. Feltman
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford Sub-Office
65561 State Highway 10 Suite 1
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
jhfeltma@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Greene County
Applicant: Glens Falls Lehigh Cement Company
PO Box 440
Glens Falls, NY 12801-
Facility: Glens Falls Lehigh Cement Company
120 Alpha Road, Off Route 9W
Cementon, NY 12415-
Application ID: 4-1926-00001/00110
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Catskill, Greene 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 has made a tentative determination to approve Glens Falls Lehigh Cement Company., Inc's. application for their existing facility located on NY State Route 9W, Town of Catskill, County of Greene. The facility is a cement manufacturing facility which produces cement from slag and clinker brought to the facility. The facility operations include clinker and slag storage, slag drying, milling operations, storage, bagging and shipping of cement, and raw material unloading and storage. The facility operates under a previously approved cap for NOx.

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. The application and draft permit are available for review at the Region 4 Office, 1130 North Westcott Rd., Schenectady, NY.

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 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 Sep 14 2001.
Contact: Wendy Dubois
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069

Otsego County
Applicant: Horst Schanz
466 Co Hwy 27
Richfield Springs, NY 13439-
Facility: Schanz Property
Cr 27 At Allen Lake
Richfield Springs, NY 13439-
Application ID: 4-3660-00073/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Springfield, Otsego County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes to construct a weir within Tributary 1 of Trout Brook/Freshwater Wetland RS-23 to create an impoundment for wetland restoration as part of an Natural Resources Conservation Service Wetland Reserve Program. The project is located on County Route 27 south of the CR 27 intersection with Frank Patterson 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 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 Aug 31 2001.
Contact: John H. Feltman
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford Sub-Office
65561 State Highway 10 Suite 1
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
jhfeltma@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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