Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 11/20/2002

Orange County
Applicant: Prismatic Finishing Corporation
40 Wisner Ave
Newburgh, NY 12550-
Facility: Prismatic Dyeing & Finishing Inc.
40 Wisner Ave
Newburgh, NY 12550-
Application ID: 3-3311-00114/00019
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Newburgh, Orange 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 Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments and made a tentative determination to approve this application for the Applicant's facility located in Newburgh, New York.
    The permit will be an Air State Facility Permit to operate one boiler, three finishing frames, and cloth dyeing and drying equipment.
    The boiler has a heat input rating of 33.476 million BTU per hour and burns either
natural gas or number 2 oil.
    There will be restrictions on oil usage, in order to limit emissions of sulfur dioxide below 100 tons per year.  Therefore, the facility is not subject to the requirements of Title V of the Clean Air Act.
    The permittee will be required to maintain records and submit reports to demonstrate compliance with permit conditions and limits.
    By acceptance of this permit, the permittee agrees that the permit is contingent upon strict compliance with the ECL, all applicable regulations, the General Conditions specified and any Special Conditions included as part of this permit.
    The Application and Draft Permit are available for review at the Regional Office of the NYSDEC.
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 Dec 23 2002.
Contact: Robert J Stanton
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
rjstanto@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Ulster County
Applicant: Daniel Shabanowitz
121 Clay Hill Rd
Kerhonkson, NY 12446-
Facility: Clay Hill Mine
Route 209
Wawarsing, NY 10000-
Application ID: 3-5156-00120/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Wawarsing, Ulster County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to expand an existing clay mine currently affecting 9.5 acres on a total site of 158 +/- acres by an additional 4.2 acres.  The proposed reclamation of this additional acreage is as a building site for a retail shop.  The location is northwest of Route 209 at the intersection with Clay Hill 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 performed.
SEQR Lead Agency: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
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 Dec 20 2002.
Contact: Lawrence G Biegel
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
lgbiegel@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Multiple Counties
Applicant: Verizon
1095 Ave Of The Americas
New York, NY 10036-6797
Facility: Fiber Optic Crossing Hudson R
Main St To River Rd Highland|Crossing Of Hudson River
Poughkeepsie/Highland, NY -
Application ID: 3-9903-00068/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Poughkeepsie, Multiple Counties
Project Description:
        Verizon Communications has applied for an Article 15 permit and a 401 Water Quality Certification to install a 3.5 inch diameter fiber optic cable in a trench on the bottom of the Hudson River, approximately 1,250 feet north of the Mid-Hudson Bridge between Highland and the City of Poughkeepsie.  The trench would be less than 2 feet wide by approximately 7 feet deep and would extend across the full 2,620-foot width of the Hudson River.  The installation of the cable would take approximately 3 hours by a diver using the "water jet slit trench" method with the installation of the fiber optic cable immediately behind the trenching equipment.  This method would not involve any dredging in order to minimize the disturbance of bottom materials and to eliminate the need for side-casting or disposal of dredged material.
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 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 Dec 6 2002.
Contact: Michael D Merriman
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
mdmerrim@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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