ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 12/26/2001
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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 12/26/2001

Erie County
Applicant: International Imaging Materials Inc
310 Commerce Dr
Amherst, NY 14228-2303
Facility: International Imaging
310 Commerce Drive
Amherst, NY 14228-
Application ID: 9-1422-00093/00038
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Amherst, Erie County
Project Description:

The Department has prepared a Draft Permit pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the NYS Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) and the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments and made a tentative determination to approve this application for a new emission unit in Plant 2 at the above address. IIMAK is a manufacturer of thermal transfer ribbons. IIMAK coats polyester film with wax and solvent-based backings and inks for use in bar code applicators, color printers and facsimile machines. The solvent-based coatings are manufactured on site and coating machines are used to apply the coatings to the films. IIMAK was issued a Title V Permit on February 22, 2001. This Air State Facility (ASF) Permit would allow the construction and operation of a new emission unit, 4-OXDZR, in Plant 2. 4-OXDZR includes a new coating machine MSC-4 and a new 60,000 cfm regenerative oxidizer which is designated Oxidizer 4. Oxidizer 4 will also receive the exhaust from three coating machines, MSC-1 through 3, and a solvent cleaning operation which currently exhaust through Oxidizer 3. Oxidizer 3 will become a backup unit. This project is subject to 6NYCRR Subpart 231-2 New Source Review. This ASF permit imposes a volatile organic compounds (VOC) emission cap of less than 40 tons per year on the new emission source (coating machine MSC-4, designated emission source 00271). The 50 tons per year VOC emission cap imposed by the facility's Title V permit remains in force for the VOC emission sources located in Plant 2 (coating machines MSC-1 through 3 and the solvent cleaning operation) even though the emissions from these sources will now be routed to Oxidizer 4. IIMAK is required by this permit to perform a stack test on Oxidizer 4 to determine compliance with the VOC control requirements of 6NYCRR Part 228.3 and to determine certain operating parameters, such as minimum oxidizer temperature. The stack test must be completed within 180 days of oxidizer startup. IIMAK is also required to analyze the oxidizer's destruction efficiency annually after the initial performance test. The new emission unit is subject to 6 NYCRR Part 228 - Table 1 and uses Oxidizer 4 to reduce VOC emissions to permitted levels. Each continuous-roll coating machine is totally enclosed so that all of the VOC-containing emissions from the machines are piped to the oxidizer for destruction. IIMAK is required to keep records which document the amount of VOCs emitted on a 12-month rolling total. IIMAK is also required to annually certify that emission unit 4-OXDZR has been in continuous compliance with it's 40 ton per year VOC emission cap. The application, draft permit, relevant supporting materials, and regulations are available for review during normal business hours at the regional office. Written comments may be made within the 30 day period ending on the last filing date indicated in this notice.

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 Jan 28 2002.
Contact: Michael J. McMurray
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
mjmcmurr@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: NYS Dept Of Correctional Services
Building 2 - State Office Building Campus
Albany, NY 12226-
Facility: Collins/Gowanda Correctional Facility
Middle Rd
Collins, NY 14034-0490
Application ID: 9-1436-00010/00007
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Collins, Erie County
Project Description:

The Collins/Gowanda Correctional Facility (C/GCF or Facility), located on Middle Road in the Town of Collins, proposes to construct a new powerhouse to supply steam for heating, laundry services and domestic hot water for the prison complex. This powerhouse will contain three new dual-fueled (natural gas or No. 2 oil), low nitrous oxide (NOx) boilers. Boiler No. 5 (natural gas or No. 2 oil) will be relocated from the existing powerhouse, and the other four existing boilers will be removed from the premises. In addition, two 20,000 gallon No. 2 fuel oil storage tanks will be relocated from behind the existing powerhouse to the the new powerhouse. During this modification, the total maximum heat input capacity will increase from 186.6 million BTU/hour (MMBTU/hr) to 376.2 MMBTU/hr. After the removal of the boilers at the existing powerhouse, the total capacity will be reduce to 223.1 MMBTU/hr. Due to this modification, the boilers at C/GCF will become one of the 28 source categories listed in 40 CFR52.21(b)(1)(i)(a), with a major source applicability threshold of 100 tons per year (tpy) for the potential to emit (PTE) regulated contaminants. The attainment contaminants emitted which have a facility PTE greater that this threshold are sulfur dioxide (SO2) and carbon monoxide (CO). To avoid the requirements of 40 CFR52.21, Prevention of significant deterioration of air quality (PSD), the Facility's PTE SO2 and CO will be capped at 99 tpy. The Facility's PTE NOx will also be limited to 99 tpy to avoid the requirements of 6NYCRR231-2, New Source Review (NSR). These emission caps will also allow C/GCF to avoid requirements of 6NYCRR Subpart 201-6, Title V Facility Permits and 6NYCRR227-2, Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) for Oxides of Nitrogen. This permit modification includes the removal of the existing PSD CAP on EU 0-0MAIN for NOx and SO2 at 73.9 tpy and 208 tpy, respectively. Applicable requirements include 40CFR60, Subpart Dc and 6 NYCRR225 for the boilers and 40CFR60, Subpart Kb for the two storage tanks. The application and Draft Permit are available for review at the Department's Region 9 Office in Buffalo, New York.

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 performed.
SEQR Lead Agency: NYS Dept of Correctional Services
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: A cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. 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 Jan 28 2002.
Contact: Charles D. Cranston
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
cdcranst@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Niagara County
Applicant: Occidental Chemical Corp
5005 Lbj Freeway
Dallas, TX 75244-
Facility: Oxychem Niagara - Main Plant
47Th Street And Buffalo Avenue
Niagara Falls, NY 14302-0344
Application ID: 9-2911-00112/00234
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Niagara Falls, Niagara 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 made a tentative determination to approve this application for Occidental Chemical Corporation's Specialty Chemical Plant at its Buffalo Avenue facility in the City of Niagara Falls. Various halogenated aromatic compounds are manufactured in the specialty chemicals/chlorine derivatives production portion of the facility. Emission units associated with plant operations are as follows: A00001 Facility Refrigeration Systems, A00002 Facility Fugitive Emissions, A00003 Potable/Semi Permanent Vacuum Units, A00008 Transfer Operations not regulated by the HON., A00009 Miscellaneous Exempt Combustion Sources, C00002 "C" Area Ventilation System, C00003 "C" Area Organic Storage Tanks, C00004 C45 Kill System, C00005 "C" Area Product Drum Filling Station, D00001 "D" Area Organic Storage Tanks, D00002 "D" Area Dechlorane Plus Dust Collector System, F00001 "F" Area Groundwater Storage and Treatment System, M00001 "M" Area Process Scrubbers, M00002 "M" Area Process Storage Tanks, M00003 Dechlorane Plus Process Vents, M00004 "M" Area Ventilation System, M00005 Miscellaneous Nitrile Process Emission Points, M00006 "M" Area Waste Water Tanks, M00007 "M" Area Drum Filling, and U00002 "U" Area Waste Water Tanks.

Support facilities at the plant are as follows: (1) Waste storage, (2) General building ventilation systems, (3) Product loading/packaging, and (4) Maintenance facilities. Also, plant remedial activities are conducted on site.

The facility is permitted primarily under the following regulations: (1) 6 NYCRR Part 201-6 requires the facility to obtain a Title V Permit, (2) 6 NYCRR Part 212 requires process sources to install air emission control devices depending on the type of contaminant emitted and the emission rate potential, (3) 6 NYCRR Part 229 regulates volatile organic liquid storage tanks, and (4) 40 CFR 61 Subpart FF National Emission Standards for Benzene Waste Operations.

The application, draft permit, relevant supporting materials and regulations are available for review during normal business hours at the regional office. Written comments may be made within the 30 day period ending on the last filing date indicated in this notice. The Department may modify the draft permit based on significant or important information raised during the comment period. The Department may also schedule a public hearing based upon an evaluation of the nature and scope of any written objections raised. A hearing notice would contain instructions on filing for party status and submitting comments.

In accordance with 6 NYCRR Parts 621.5 (d)(9) and 201-6.4(c), the Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 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 6 NYCRR Part 201. Following the 30 day comment period, the EPA will have an additional 45 days to review the draft or modified draft permit. If the EPA does not raise any objection in that time, the Department may then issue the final draft permit as the Title V Permit.

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 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 Jan 28 2002.
Contact: Jeffrey E. Dietz
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
jedietz@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Wyoming County
Applicant: R L Jeffres & Sons Inc
510 Wyoming Rd
Wyoming, NY 14591-
Facility: Jeffres Farm
East Of Junction Of Transit Road With NYS Route 19
Wyoming, NY 14591-
Application ID: 9-5628-00015/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Covington, Wyoming County
Project Description:

Realignment of approximately 1,900 feet of Pearl Creek to a former channel for the purpose of flood control, crop production, and the installation of an agricultural irrigation system. The project is located east of Oatka Creek north of NYS Route 19 (Pavilion-Warsaw Road) on the Jeffres Farm.

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 Jan 14 2002.
Contact: Jeffrey E. Dietz
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
jedietz@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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