Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 07/23/2003

Bronx County

Applicant: New York Power Authority
123 Main St
White Plains, NY 10601
Facility: Hell Gate
East 132ND to East 134TH Street, Locust Avenue, to East River
Bronx, NY
Application ID: 2-6007-00724/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Bronx, Bronx County
Project Description:
NYPA has filed an application for a federal operating permit under Title V of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 for its existing facility at the above location.   The plant consists of two GE LM6000 natural gas fired combustion turbines which generate 79.9 megawatts. The Department has determined the application is complete and has prepared a draft permit for public review and comment.  
In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(c), the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has the authority to bar issuance of any Title V Facility Permit if it is determined not to be in compliance with applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act or 6NYCRR Part 201.
The Department will hold a legislative public hearing on the application and draft permit. A legislative public hearing is a proceeding which provides an opportunity for public comment.
The Department is making the application, supporting documentation and draft permit available for public review.  Details regarding the locations where the information can be reviewed and the legislative public hearing can be found at www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/notices/nypahellgate.htm
A Notice of Complete Application for this application that was posted in the 7/16/03 ENB incorrectly identified the deadline by which comments must be received by the Department.  The correct date is September 26, 2003
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 Sep 26 2003.
Contact: John J Ferguson
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
jjfergus@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: New York Power Authority
123 Main St
White Plains, NY 10601
Facility: Harlem River Yards Plant
East 132ND Street and PC/RR R/R
Bronx, NY 10454
Application ID: 2-6007-00726/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Bronx, Bronx County
Project Description:
NYPA has filed an application for a federal operating permit under Title V of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 for its existing facility at the above location.   The plant consists of two GE LM6000 natural gas fired combustion turbines which generate 79.9 megawatts. The Department has determined the application is complete and has prepared a draft permit for public review and comment.  
In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(c), the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has the authority to bar issuance of any Title V Facility Permit if it is determined not to be in compliance with applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act or 6NYCRR Part 201.
The Department will hold a legislative public hearing on the application and draft permit. A legislative public hearing is a proceeding which provides an opportunity for public comment.
The Department is making the application, supporting documentation and draft permit available for public review.  Details regarding the locations where the information can be reviewed and the legislative public hearing can be found at www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/notices/nypaharlem.htm
A Notice of Complete Application for this application that was posted in the 7/16/03 ENB incorrectly identified the deadline by which comments must be received by the Department.  The correct date is September 26, 2003.

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 Sep 26 2003.
Contact: John J Ferguson
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
jjfergus@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Kings County

Applicant: New York Power Authority
123 Main St
White Plains, NY 10601
Facility: N 1ST Street Plant
North 1ST St & River St
Brooklyn, NY
Application ID: 2-6101-01077/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Brooklyn, Kings County
Project Description:
NYPA has filed an application for a federal operating permit under Title V of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 for its existing facility at the above location.   The plant consists of two GE LM6000 natural gas fired combustion turbines which generate 79.9 megawatts. The Department has determined the application is complete and has prepared a draft permit for public review and comment.  
In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(c), the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has the authority to bar issuance of any Title V Facility Permit if it is determined not to be in compliance with applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act or 6NYCRR Part 201.
The Department will hold a legislative public hearing on the application and draft permit. A legislative public hearing is a proceeding which provides an opportunity for public comment.
The Department is making the application, supporting documentation and draft permit available for public review.  Details regarding the locations where the information can be reviewed and the legislative public hearing can be found at www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/notices/nypanorth1st.htm
A Notice of Complete Application for this application that was posted in the 7/16/03 ENB incorrectly identified the number of turbines at the plant and the deadline by which comments must be received by the Department.  The plant operates one GE LM6000 natural gas fired combustion turbine which generates 44 megawatts.  There is no proposal to change the number of turbines at the site.  The correct date by which comments must be received by the Department is September 26, 2003.  
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 Sep 26 2003.
Contact: John J Ferguson
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
jjfergus@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: New York Power Authority
123 Main St
White Plains, NY 10601
Facility: 23RD and 3RD Plant
23RD &3RD Avenues
Brooklyn, NY 11232
Application ID: 2-6102-00482/00006
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Brooklyn, Kings County
Project Description:
NYPA has filed an application for a federal operating permit under Title V of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 for its existing facility at the above location.   The plant consists of two GE LM6000 natural gas fired combustion turbines which generate 79.9 megawatts. The Department has determined the application is complete and has prepared a draft permit for public review and comment.  

In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(c), the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has the authority to bar issuance of any Title V Facility Permit if it is determined not to be in compliance with applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act or 6NYCRR Part 201.

The Department will hold a legislative public hearing on the application and draft permit. A legislative public hearing is a proceeding which provides an opportunity for public comment.
The Department is making the application, supporting documentation and draft permit available for public review.  Details regarding the locations where the information can be reviewed and the legislative public hearing can be found at www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/notices/nypa23rd3rd.htm

A Notice of Complete Application for this application that was posted in the 7/16/03 ENB incorrectly identified the deadline by which comments must be received by the Department.  The correct date is September 26, 2003.
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 Sep 26 2003.
Contact: John J Ferguson
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
jjfergus@gw.dec.state.ny.us

New York County

Applicant: NYC Dept of Environmental Protection
96-05 Horace Harding Expressway
Flushing, NY 11368
Facility: NYC DEP-SHAFTS 15B Tunnel #3
Roosevelt Island
New York, NY
Application ID: 2-6204-00039/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Manhattan, New York County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a renewal and modification of a permit for an existing discharge of up to 1.5 million gallons per day of treated  wastewater into the East River (Class I) from a chemical treatment plant at the applicant’s facility located at the Northwest end of Roosevelt Island where the applicant is constructing City Water Tunnel #3.  A draft permit is available for inspection and comment at the regional office.
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 Aug 22 2003.
Contact: Steve a Watts
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997

Queens County

Applicant: New York Power Authority
123 Main St
White Plains, NY 10601
Facility: Vernon Blvd Plant
42-30 Vernon Boulevard
Queens, NY
Application ID: 2-6304-01377/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Queens, Queens County
Project Description:
NYPA has filed an application for a federal operating permit under Title V of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 for its existing facility at the above location.   The plant consists of two GE LM6000 natural gas fired combustion turbines which generate 79.9 megawatts. The Department has determined the application is complete and has prepared a draft permit for public review and comment.  
In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(c), the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has the authority to bar issuance of any Title V Facility Permit if it is determined not to be in compliance with applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act or 6NYCRR Part 201.
The Department will hold a legislative public hearing on the application and draft permit. A legislative public hearing is a proceeding which provides an opportunity for public comment.
The Department is making the application, supporting documentation and draft permit available for public review.  Details regarding the locations where the information can be reviewed and the legislative public hearing can be found at www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/notices/nypavernon.htm
A Notice of Complete Application for this application that was posted in the 7/16/03 ENB incorrectly identified the deadline by which comments must be received by the Department.  The correct date is September 26, 2003.
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 Sep 26 2003.
Contact: John J Ferguson
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
jjfergus@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Richmond County

Applicant: New York Power Authority
123 Main St
White Plains, NY 10601
Facility: Pouch Terminal
Lynhurst Avenue and Edgewater
Staten Island, NY 10305
Application ID: 2-6402-00295/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Staten Island, Richmond County
Project Description:
NYPA has filed an application for a federal operating permit under Title V of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 for its existing facility at the above location.   The plant consists of two GE LM6000 natural gas fired combustion turbines which generate 79.9 megawatts. The Department has determined the application is complete and has prepared a draft permit for public review and comment.  
In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(c), the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has the authority to bar issuance of any Title V Facility Permit if it is determined not to be in compliance with applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act or 6NYCRR Part 201.
The Department will hold a legislative public hearing on the application and draft permit. A legislative public hearing is a proceeding which provides an opportunity for public comment.
The Department is making the application, supporting documentation and draft permit available for public review.  Details regarding the locations where the information can be reviewed and the legislative public hearing can be found at www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/notices/nypapouch.htm
A Notice of Complete Application for this application that was posted in the 7/16/03 ENB incorrectly identified the number of turbines at the plant and the deadline by which comments must be received by the Department.  The plant operates one GE LM6000 natural gas fired combustion turbine which generates 44 megawatts.  There is no proposal to change the number of turbines at the site.  The correct date by which comments must be received by the Department is September 26, 2003.  


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 Sep 26 2003.
Contact: John J Ferguson
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
jjfergus@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Vincent F Pitta
Facility: Pitta PROPERTY-B 3060/L 14
124 Overlook Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10305
Application ID: 2-6404-00064/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Staten Island, Richmond County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to install a vinyl liner pool and whirlpool spa including the installation of an interlocking block retaining wall. A four foot wide planting strip is proposed to be established between the pool area and the lake. The applicant also proposes to construct a 2 story 14 foot by 20 foot addition in on the south side of the existing house. The project site is located within the adjacent area of NYSDEC regulated Class II Freshwater Wetland NA-4 (Brady's Pond), 124 Overlook Terrace, Staten Island, Block 3060 - Lot 14.
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:
A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 Aug 22 2003.
Contact: Harold J Dickey
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
hjdickey@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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