Multiregion and Statewide SEQR and Other Notices DEC Hearings

ENB Multiregion and Statewide Completed Applications 11/20/2002

Multiple Counties
Applicant: Cargill Inc
15407 McGinty Road West
Wayzata, MN 55391-2399
Facility: Cayuga Salt Mine
191 Portland Pt Rd
South Lansing, NY 14882-
Application ID: 0-9999-00075/00004
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Several Counties throughout the State
Project Description:
The applicant has requested the Department's approval of a newly constructed treatment system to assist Cargill's Lansing facility in maintaining compliance with the facility's SPDES permit discharge limits at Outfall 001.  The discharge at Outfall 001 is proposed to be modified to allow the discharge from the Electro Dialysis (ED) for cyanide removal resulting in zinc in the wastewater produced.  

The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a permit for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law.  This tentative determination indicates that the discharge regulated under this statute is considered to satisfy regulatory standards for permit issuance, based on information available to the Department at this time.  A requirement that Cargill prepare and submit a Best Management Practice (BMP) Plan within six months of the effective date of this permit, if approved is included.  As a tentative determination, the Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.  As such, this tentative determination does not signify department approval for or endorsement of the activity for which a permit is sought or for the overall proposed project.  

Refer to this application by application number listed above and SPDES Number NY0101290.

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 Dec 23 2002.
Contact: Michael K Barylski
NYSDEC Region 7 Cortland Sub-Office
1285 Fisher Ave
Cortland, NY 13045

Multiregion and Statewide SEQR and Other Notices DEC Hearings