Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 02/12/2003

Cattaraugus County

Applicant: Scott A Maine
Facility: Lucia'S Restaurant
2860 McDuffy Rd
Olean, NY 14760
Application ID: 9-0466-00035/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: Olean, Cattaraugus County
Project Description:
The Department has prepared a draft permit (SPDES No. NY0170747) and made a tentative determination to renew the applicant's permit to discharge 2,000 gallons per day of treated sanitary waste water to Twomile Creek a tributary of the Allegany River identified as PA 53-51. The tributary has a classification of C and a standard of C. The facility is located in the immediate vicinity of the intersection of Route 16, Indian Creek Road, and Doc McDuffy Road, three miles south of the City of Olean. The draft permit is available for review at the regional office during normal business hours.
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 Mar 14 2003.
Contact: Douglas E Borschel
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
deborsch@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Niagara County

Applicant: Aes Somerset LLC
7725 Lake Rd
Barker, NY 14012 -9600
Facility: Aes Somerset LLC
7725 Lake Rd
Barker, NY 14012
Application ID: 9-2938-00003/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Title IV (Phase II Acid Rain)
Project is Located: Somerset, Niagara County
Project Description:
The Department has prepared a Draft Permit and has made a tentative determination to approve this renewal application for an Air Title IV (Phase II), Acid Rain Permit as required by 40 CFR Part 72 for the applicant’s AES Somerset LLC Steam Station facility located at 7725 Lake Road, Barker NY 14012.  AES Somerset, LLC Unit 1 is a 691 Megawatt bituminous coal fired electric generating facility which was originally permitted and operated under Subpart Da New Source Performance Standards.  The facility also currently holds an Air Title V Permit.  The applicant will be required to have sufficient Sulfur dioxide (SO2) allowances in its possession to cover SO2 emissions from this facility. The applicant will monitor, maintain and certify monitoring systems for opacity, SO2 emissions, Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) emissions, SO2 removal (if applicable), Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and volumetric flow rates in accordance with the requirements of 40 CFR Part 75.  Pursuant to the Phase II requirements of Title IV of the Clean Air Act and 40 CFR §72.6(a)(3), DEC staff have  reviewed the Applicant's Acid Rain permit application and have found it approvable.  Application materials and the draft permits are available for review during normal business hours at the NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters in Buffalo.  In accordance with 6NYCRR 621.5(d)(9) and 2016.4(c) the Administrator of the USEPA has the authority to bar issuance of any Title IV or V permit if it  is determined not to be in compliance with applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act or 6NYCRR 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 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 Mar 14 2003.
Contact: Michael J McMurray
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
mjmcmurr@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Wyoming County

Applicant: Edward Hulme Inc
17 Buffalo St
Warsaw, NY 14569
Facility: Johnson Gravel Pit
Silver Springs Rd
Gainesville, NY 14066
Application ID: 9-5632-00033/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Gainesville, Wyoming County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes a 43.5 acre addition to the Johnson Gravel Pit, currently permitted for 5.5 acres, and to mine deeper throughout the mine.  It is also proposed to add a portable crusher that has a processing capacity less than 150 tons per hour to the processing operation, which is currently authorized for a portable dry-screen.  The estimated life of the expanded mine is 50 years and the reclamation objective is agriculture.  The site is north of Evans Road and west of Silver Springs Road (Wyoming County Route 43) at their intersection.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is a Type I action and will not have a significant effect on the environment. A coordinated review with other agencies was performed and a Negative Declaration is on file.
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 Mar 14 2003.
Contact: Kenneth C Taft
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany Sub-Office
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
kctaft@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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