Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 07/31/2002

Clinton County
Applicant: Northern Adirondack Trailbreakers Inc
441 Ellenburg Center Rd
Ellenburg Center, NY 12934-
Facility: Prevo Property-N Branch Great Chazy R
1 Half Mile S Of Rt 11, 1 Mile W Of Ellenburg Corners
Ellenburg, NY 12933-
Application ID: 5-0936-00082/00001
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: Ellenburg, Clinton County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to place a bridge, consisting of steel I-beam stringers, across the North Branch Great Chazy River, to connect existing snowmobile trails.  The project site is located just north of Star Road, approximately one half mile west of the Route 5 intersection, on property owned by Kenneth Prevo.
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: 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 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 16 2002.
Contact: Denise M Wagner
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234
dmwagner@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Richard B Graves
P O Box 113
287 Strackville Rd
Schuyler Falls, NY 12985-0113
Facility: Graves Property - Strackville Rd
287 Strackville Rd
Schuyler Falls, NY 12985-
Application ID: 5-0940-00033/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Peru, Clinton County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to place 4.5 sections of corrugated sheet steel, each 20 feet long by 3 feet high, along both sides of an unnamed tributary of the Salmon River to control further streambank erosion.  The steel bulkheading will be cross-braced with channel iron every 4 feet and will impact 90 lineal feet of stream channel.  The project site is located upstream of a small in-stream pond on the applicant's property off Strackville Rd, west of Peasleeville.

  
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: 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 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 16 2002.
Contact: Robert P Forrester
NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters
Rt 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)897-1234

Warren County
Applicant: Pactiv Corporation
1900 West Field Ct
Lake Forest, IL 60045-
Facility: Pactiv Corporation
300 Lower Warren St
Queensbury, NY 12804-
Application ID: 5-5234-00381/00011
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Queensbury, Warren County
Project Description:
The Department has prepared a draft permit and is prepared to issue the State Facility permit to the applicant for emissions from the manufacturing of polyethylene sheet foam. The primary contaminant from the manufacturing process is a volatile organic compound(VOC) that is a blowing agent. All blowing agent released during the formation and oven curing of the foam sheet will be captured and exhausted to an oxidizer for destruction. There will be a limited release of blowing agent from the product during the storage and handling processes. The facility will operate under federally enforceable conditions that limit the emission of VOC's to below the major source threshold of 50 tons per year. There are no other contaminants that have emission potentials at major source levels. Copies of the draft permit are available at the DEC Warrensburg office by contacting Michael Sundberg, P.E. of the Division of Air Resources staff.
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 Department of Environmental Conservation
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 30 2002.
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: Washington County
Upper Broadway
Fort Edward, NY 12828-
Facility: Washington County Pleasant Valley Infirm
Rt 40 Opposite Sullivan Rd
Argyle, NY 12809-
Application ID: 5-5320-00010/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Argyle, Washington County
Project Description:
The Department has prepared a draft permit in response to the applicant's request to discharge up to 22,820 gallons per day to groundwater. The discharge will be from the reconstructed wastewater system that serves the Pleasant Valley facility. The facility is located on the west side of Route 40, 200 yards south of Sullivan Rd.
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 30 2002.
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

Applicant: Hollingsworth & Vose Co
112 Washington St
East Walpole, MA 02032-1098
Facility: Hollingsworth & Vose-Easton Mill
Co Rt 113
Easton, NY 12834-
Application ID: 5-5326-00004/00049
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Easton, Washington County
Project Description:
The Department has drafted and made a tentative determination to approve a revised Title V facility permit in response to an application from the permittee. Hollingsworth & Vose Company is a manufacturer of technical industrial papers and non-woven fabrics. The requested modification involves an upgrade of the paper drying units. This modification will not require an increase in emission limits contained in the existing permit. In addition to the modification requested by the permittee the Department has also made several changes to the existing permit. These changes include more specific language regarding testing and reporting requirements, the consolidation of some existing permit conditions and administrative changes to the mandatory requirements contained in the original permit. A copy of the draft revised Title V permit can be
reviewed at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/dardata/boss/afs/draft_atv_h.html

Persons wishing to inspect the subject Title V files, including the application with all relevant supporting materials, the draft permit, and all other materials available to the DEC (the ďpermitting authorityĒ) that are relevant to this permitting decision should contact the DEC representative below.  It is recommended that an appointment be made to confirm the availability of the subject files.  The DEC will endeavor to make the files available within 2 business days of contact, during normal business hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.), unless the requester wishes to inspect the files at a later date.

DEC will evaluate the application and the comments received on it to determine whether to hold a public hearing.  A public hearing may be legislative or adjudicatory.  A legislative public hearing is a proceeding which provides an additional opportunity for public comment.  DECís determination to hold a legislative public hearing will be based on whether a significant degree of public interest exists.  If a legislative public hearing is to be held, a Notice of Hearing will be published which will include the time and place of the hearing and submitting comments.  The applicant and all persons who have filed comments on the permit will be notified by mail of the public hearing.  Comments and requests for a legislative hearing should be in writing and addressed to the Department representative listed below.

An adjudicatory public hearing is a trial type proceeding which provides the opportunity for adjudication on the basis of evidence, including direct testimony and cross examination.  An adjudicatory hearing is held only if substantive and significant issues relating to any findings or determinations the Department is required to make pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law exist.  A copy of the Departmentís permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Departmentís wed site at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/gudph1.htm

The permit application and draft permit are available for review at the Warrensburg DEC Office.  Comments will be received for 30 days from the date of this notice.  If comments are received which raise significant issues or provide additional relevant information, the Department may modify the Draft modified Title V Facility Permit.

In accordance with 6 NYCRR Parts 621.5 (d) and 2016.4(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 the applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act or 6 NYCRR 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 30 2002.
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

Applicant: Irving Tissue Inc
300 Union St
Saint John, NB E2L-3
Facility: Irving Tissue Inc Ft Edward Operations
1 Eddy St
Fort Edward, NY 12828-
Application ID: 5-5330-00015/00027
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Fort Edward, Washington County
Project Description:
The Department has prepared a draft permit and made a tentative determination to approve this modification to the existing Title V Facility Permit for the applicant's tissue paper manufacturing mill. Additional monitoring and record keeping requirements have been added to the permit as well administrative changes that will replace some current conditions with Department mandated revisions. These changes will not affect any existing emission limits or standards and do not authorize any additional activities at this facility. A copy of the revised Title V permit can be reviewed at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/dardata/boss/afs/draft_atv_e.html

Persons wishing to inspect the subject Title V files, including the application with all relevant supporting materials, the draft permit, and all other materials available to the DEC (the ďpermitting authorityĒ) that are relevant to this permitting decision should contact the DEC representative below.  It is recommended that an appointment be made to confirm the availability of the subject files.  The DEC will endeavor to make the files available within 2 business days of contact, during normal business hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.), unless the requester wishes to inspect the files at a later date.

DEC will evaluate the application and the comments received on it to determine whether to hold a public hearing.  A public hearing may be legislative or adjudicatory.  A legislative public hearing is a proceeding which provides an additional opportunity for public comment.  DECís determination to hold a legislative public hearing will be based on whether a significant degree of public interest exists.  If a legislative public hearing is to be held, a Notice of Hearing will be published which will include the time and place of the hearing and submitting comments.  The applicant and all persons who have filed comments on the permit will be notified by mail of the public hearing.  Comments and requests for a legislative hearing should be in writing and addressed to the Department representative listed below.

An adjudicatory public hearing is a trial type proceeding which provides the opportunity for adjudication on the basis of evidence, including direct testimony and cross examination.  An adjudicatory hearing is held only if substantive and significant issues relating to any findings or determinations the Department is required to make pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law exist.  A copy of the Departmentís permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Departmentís wed site at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/gudph1.htm

The permit application and draft permit are available for review at the Warrensburg DEC Office.  Comments will be received for 30 days from the date of this notice.  If comments are received which raise significant issues or provide additional relevant information, the Department may modify the Draft modified Title V Facility Permit.

In accordance with 6 NYCRR Parts 621.5 (d) and 2016.4(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 the applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act or 6 NYCRR 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 30 2002.
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

Region 5 SEQR and Other Notices Region 5 SPDES Renewals