Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 12/24/2003

Montgomery County

Applicant: The Noteworthy Company
100 Church Street
Amsterdam, NY 12010 -4220
Facility: Noteworthy Co
336 Forest Avenue
Amsterdam, NY 12010
Application ID: 4-2701-00019/00017
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Amsterdam, Montgomery County
Project Description:
The Department has proposed an Air State Facility Permit for the application that was received for The Noteworthy Company.  The facility manufactures plastic promotional products including  imprinted plastic bags, litter bags, and other specialty bags.  The facility includes flexographic printing operations  and a plate preparation operation.  The applicant has proposed restricting the potential to emit through enforceable permit conditions which will limit or cap emissions at a level which is less than 50 tons per year, the applicability threshold for Title V permitting (and 6NYCRR Part 234), for volatile organic compounds (VOC).  The applicant has agreed to permit conditions which will limit volatile organic compounds (VOC) emissions by restricting the usage of VOC containing materials.  By accepting the enforceable permit limits or caps, the facility will not be subject to Title V permitting (and 6NYCRR Part 234).  The facility will be required to maintain records and report this data to verify compliance with permit conditions and limits.

Persons wishing to inspect the subject Air State Facility files, including this permit application with all relevant supporting materials, the draft permit, and all other materials available to the DEC (the "permitting authority") that are relevant to this permitting decision should contact the DEC representative below.  It is recommended that an appointment be made to confirm the availability of the subject files.  The DEC will endeavor to make the files available within two business days of contact, during normal business hours (8:30 AM through 4:45 PM), unless the requester wishes to inspect the files at a later date.

DEC will evaluate the application and the comments received on it to determine whether to hold a public hearing.  A public hearing may be legislative or adjudicatory.  A legislative public hearing is a proceeding which provides an additional opportunity for public comment.  DECís determination to hold a legislative public hearing will be based on whether a significant degree of public interest exists.  If a legislative public hearing is to be held, a Notice of Hearing will be published which will include the time and place of the hearing and submitting comments.  The applicant and all persons who have filed comments on the permit will be notified by mail of the public hearing.  Comments and requests for a legislative hearing should be in writing and addressed to the Department representative listed below.

An adjudicatory public hearing is a trial type proceeding which provides the opportunity for adjudication on the basis of evidence, including direct testimony and cross examination.  An adjudicatory hearing is held only if substantive and significant issues relating to any findings or determinations the Department is required to make pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law exists.  A copy of the Departmentís permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Departmentís web site at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/gudph1.htm.

Comments will be received for 30 days from the date of this notice.  If comments are received which raise significant issues or provide additional relevant information, the Department may modify the draft Air State Facility Permit.

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 Jan 23 2004.
Contact: Angelo A Marcuccio
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1150 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
aamarcuc@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Schoharie County

Applicant: NYS Dept of Transportation
1220 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12232
Facility: Rt 30 Bridge Over Schoharie Creek
NYS Rt 30|NEAR Covered Bridge
North Blenheim, NY
Application ID: 4-4320-00061/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Blenheim, Schoharie County
Project Description:
New York State Department of Transportation proposes to replace the NYS Route 30 Bridge over the Scoharie Creek in the Town of Blenheim. The project includes the realignment of Route 30 on the bridge approaches, the stabilization of approximately 50 feet of the eastern bank of the Schoharie Creek by armoring with heavy stone rip rap, and the replacement of the Route 30 culvert over Devils Run with a bridge.
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 cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. 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 Jan 9 2004.
Contact: Kent P Sanders
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford SUB-OFFICE
65561 State Highway 10
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
kpsander@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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