Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 09/25/2002

New York County
Applicant: Cbs Broadcasting Inc
51 West 52Nd Street
New York, NY 10019-6119
Facility: Cbs Broadcasting Inc - 524 West 57Th St
524 West 57Th St
New York, NY 10019-
Application ID: 2-6202-01636/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Manhattan, New York County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve an application for an existing facility, CBS Broadcasting, Inc., located at 524 West 57th Street in Manhattan, NY. This is a radio and television broadcasting facility that operates three Caterpillar electrical generators which utilize #2 diesel fuel and are rated at 18.8 mmBtu/hr each. The facility will operate the generators during non-emergency conditions. The facility will cap the emissions of oxides of nitrogen (NOx ) at 24.93 tons per year by limiting hours of operating to no more than 744 hours for all three generators based on the stack test emission rate of 67.02 lb/hr. The facility is subject to the provisions of State Facility specified under 6 NYCRR Part 201-7.2.

The application, draft permit, relevant supporting materials and regulations are available for review during normal business hours at the DEC office provided in this notice. Comments of support or objection may be made by filing a written statement by the deadline date indicated. DEC may schedule a public hearing based upon an evaluation of the nature and scope of any written objections raised. Hearing notices will contain instructions on filing for party status and submitting comments.


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: A cultural resources survey has been completed. The report of the survey is on file. No 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 Oct 25 2002.
Contact: Elizabeth A Clarke
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21St Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
eaclarke@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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