Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 05/14/2003

Oneida County

Applicant: Utica Converters Inc
2214 Whitesboro St
Utica, NY 13502 -3233
Facility: Utica Converters
2214 Whitesboro St
Utica, NY 13502
Application ID: 6-3016-00073/00021
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Oneida County
Project Description:
This Department has received a request to modify a permit and has drafted an Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the Environmental Conservation Law, an Air State Facility Permit, at the facility located at Utica Converters, 2214 Whitesboro Street, Utica, New York.  The facility produces fabric for use in rubber tire manufacturing.  Purchased yarn is twisted and spun, then coated.  Coating and drying operation generates VOC's and HAP's emissions from 1 new emission unit:  1-TREAT.

This permit includes federally enforceable conditions to "cap" emissions below the applicable threshold level set forth in 6 NYCRR Part 201-6 Title V Facility Permits for VOC's at less than 50 tons per year.  This permit also includes federally enforceable conditions to "cap" emissions below the applicable threshold level set forth in 40CFR63 subpart XXXX, a MACT, for HAP's at a single HAP less than 10 tons per year and total HAP's less than 25 tons per year.  The draft permit with conditions is available for review in the Region 6 NYS DEC office in Watertown, New York.
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 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 Jun 13 2003.
Contact: Lawrence R Ambeau
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
lrambeau@gw.dec.state.ny.us

St Lawrence County

Applicant: Zinc Corp of America
PO Box 226
Hailesboro, NY 13645
Facility: Zinc Corp. of America
408 Sylvia Lake Road
Gouverneur, NY 13642
Application ID: 6-4038-00024/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:

The applicant proposes an existing discharge consisting of treated process water, cooling water, mine dewatering water, and storm water runoff  from a settling pond to tributary 4 of the Oswegatchie River, a class D waterbody. The applicant’s facility is located off Sylvia Lake Road in the Town of Fowler. The applicant request  deletetion of outfall 002 and associated effluent limits and monitoring requirements from the permit because they no longer utilize the outfall.

    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 a discharge regulated under this statute is considered to satisfy regulatory standards for permit issuance, based on information available to the Department at this time.  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,  NY 000179.
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 Jun 13 2003.
Contact: Patrick M Clearey
NYSDEC Region 6 Utica SUB-OFFICE
State Office Bldg - 207 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
(315)793-2555
pmcleare@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Dark Island Tours Inc
625 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Facility: Dark Island
Dark Island
Hammond, NY 13646
Application ID: 6-4042-00347/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Private/Commercial/Institutional SPDES
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a permit to discharge up to 3500 gallons per day of treated sanitary wastewater to the St. Lawrence River from a proposed onsite treatment system which will serve Singer Castle on Dark Island in the Town of Hammond in St. Lawrence County where the permittee will be conducting public tours of the castle and the surrounding island.

In conjunction with the SPDES permit is an Article 15 Excavation and Fill in Navigable waters permit application which the Department has made a tentative determination to approve.  The permit application is for the installation of a 4" diameter iron pipe to go 60 feet into the St. Lawrence River for the discharge from the wastewater treatment system.
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 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 Jun 13 2003.
Contact: Brian D Fenlon
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
bdfenlon@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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