Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 01/14/2004

Dutchess County

Applicant: Elisa Sumner
Facility: Sumner Property
214 Holsapple Rd
Dover Plains, NY 12522
Application ID: 3-1326-00228/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Dover, Dutchess County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to install a 30 foot long by 4 foot high culvert pipe with approximately 65 linear feet of gabion wall and 15 linear feet of rip rap across a tributary to Doctor's Brook (Waters Index CT-15-4-2-2, Class C(ts)) for driveway access to a new single family home.  The project is located on the west side of Holsapple Road approximately 3,000 feet north of Tompkins Road in the Town of Dover.  
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 Jan 30 2004.
Contact: Laurie A Lawrence
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
lalawren@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: John Feeney
Facility: Feeney Property
Sharon Station Rd
Millerton, NY
Application ID: 3-1338-00108/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Northeast, Dutchess County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a small (1/3 +/- acre) pond within the 100 foot adjacent area of Freshwater Wetland MT-34 (Class III).  The location is on the north side of Sharon Station Road, approximately 1/2 mile west of the Connecticut state line.
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 30 2004.
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

Orange County

Applicant: Leyland Development Corp
16 Sterling Lake Rd
Tuxedo Park, NY 10987 -9735
Facility: Warwick Grove Planned Adult Community
NYS Rte 17A / Ketchum Rd
Warwick, NY 10990
Application ID: 3-3354-00427/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Warwick, Orange County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a new roadway and install water and sewer utilities through State-designated Freshwater Wetland WR-32 (Class II) and over an unnamed tributary of Wawayanda Creek (Class B).  The roadway and utilities will serve the proposed Warwick Grove Planned Adult Community, a 225-unit residential development to be located generally east of the Village of Warwick Veteran Memorial Park.  The proposed road crossing is 20-feet wide and will impact approximately 0.07 acre of the wetland and 0.55 acre of the 100-foot adjacent area.  To mitigate wetland impacts, a wildlife passage is being installed within the roadway, currently cultivated wetland adjacent areas on the site will be enhanced with native plants, and a conservation easement will be placed over the remaining regulated wetlands and adjacent areas on the site (about 53 acres).
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
A draft environmental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency:
Warwick Village Board
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 29 2004.
Contact: Scott E Sheeley
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
sesheele@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Putnam County

Applicant: George Bogushevsky
Facility: Bogushevsky Property
23 Horton Hollow Rd
Putnam Valley, NY 10579
Application ID: 3-3728-00167/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Putnam Valley, Putnam County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a 1/2 acre pond within the 100 foot adjacent area of Freshwater Wetland PK-3 (Class: II).  The location is on the east side of Horton Hollow Road, approximately 1/4 mile north of the intersection with Cimarron 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 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 30 2004.
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

Applicant: Algonquin Gas Co
P O Box 1642
Houston, TX 77251 -1642
Facility: Algonquin Gas Transmission Company
142 Tulip Rd
Brewster, NY 10509 -0000
Application ID: 3-3730-00060/00013
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Southeast, Putnam County
Project Description:
    The Algonquin Gas Southeast Station is a compressor station for the transmission of natural gas located in the Town of  Southeast, Putnam County, New York.  This natural gas compressor station is one of many that span the nationwide pipeline grid that provides the necessary pressure increase to maintain flow of natural gas.  The facility primarily consists of two 47.29 million BTU/hr turbines and one 108.08 million BTU/hr turbine. All turbines utilize pipeline natural gas as fuel.
    The facility is subject to 40CFR Part 60Subpart GG - Standards of Performance for Stationary Gas Turbine and Reasonably Available Control Technology requirements under 6NYCRR Part 227-2.
    The Standard Industrial Classification representative of the facility is 4922 - Natural Gas Transmission.
    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 Ttile V Air Permit Renewal application for Algnquin Gas Transmission Company.
    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.
    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.
    Persons wishing to inspect the subject Title V files, including the 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 listed 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 (2) business days of contact, during normal business hours (8:30 am through 4:45 pm), unless the requestor 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 public 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 exist.  A copy of the Departmentís permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Department web site at:  http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/gudph1.htm.

    
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 Feb 13 2004.
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

Westchester County

Applicant: St Joseph Medical Center
127 South Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701 -4006
Facility: St Joseph Medical Center
127 South Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701
Application ID: 3-5518-00474/02001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Yonkers, Westchester County
Project Description:
    The facility is a hospital and operates three small boilers, three emergency generators, an ethylene oxide sterilizer equipped with an abator and a few exempt sources.  Facility is applying for a State Facility permit to cap emissions of Oxides of Nitrogen to less than 25 tons per 12 month consecutive period and to stay below Title V applicability.  Fuel usage will be limited to 775,000 gallons of #6 fuel per 12 month consecutive period and 2,535 gallons diesel fuel per 12 month consecutive period.  Records will be maintained to verify compliance with the cap.
    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 Facility Permit if it is determined not to be in compliance with applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act or  6NYCRR Part 201.
    Persons wishing to inspect the subject  files, including the 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 listed 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 2 business days of contact, during normal business hours (8:30 am through 4:45 pm), unless the requestor 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 public 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 exist.  A copy of the Departmentís permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Department web site at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/gudph1.htm.
                                            

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 Feb 13 2004.
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

Applicant: Ardsley Partners LP
C/O Halpern Real Estate Development
2 Manhattanville Rd Ste 205
Purchase, NY 10577
Facility: Ardsley Park
410 Saw Mill River Rd
Ardsley, NY 10502
Application ID: 3-5526-00370/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Greenburgh, Westchester 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 made a tentative determination to approve this application.  The applicant is seeking to cap the Potential to Emit (PTE) under Part 201 for Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) to less than 25 tons per 12 month rolling consecutive period from three (3) small boilers which fire primarily natural gas and number 2 fuel oil as backup.  By limiting the emissions of (NOx) to less than 25 tons per 12 month rolling consecutive period, the facility will not be subject to the requirements of Title V.  The facility will keep fuel records and usage logs to demonstrate compliance.
    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.
    Persons wishing to inspect the subject files, including the 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 listed 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 (2) business days of contact, during normal business hours (8:30 am through 4:45 pm), unless the requestor 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 public 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 exist.  A copy of the Departmentís permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Department web site at:  .
http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/gudph1.htm

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 Feb 13 2004.
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

Applicant: The New York United Hospital Medical Center
406 Boston Post Rd
Port Chester, NY 10573
Facility: New York United Hospital
406 Boston Post Rd
Port Chester, NY 10573
Application ID: 3-5548-00246/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Rye, Westchester County
Project Description:
    The facility is a Hospital, sic number 8062, which operates three (3) identical #6 fuel oil boilers rated at 24.66 mmBtu/hr each and an ethylene oxide sterilizer. The facility is subject to the tune-up requirements of Part 227-2.  The facility is applying for a Title V Permit pursuant to 6NYCRR Part 201.  The facility is also subject to Part 212.
    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.
    Persons wishing to inspect the subject Title V files, including the 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 listed 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 2 business days of contact, during normal business hours (8:30 am through 4:45 pm), unless the requestor 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 public 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 exist.  A copy of the Departmentís permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Department web site at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/gudph1.htm.


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 Feb 13 2004.
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

Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals