Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 01/21/2004

Delaware County

Applicant: Norbord Industries Inc
PO Box 26 Laurel Bank Ave
Deposit, NY 13754 -0026
Facility: Norbord Industries
Laurel Bank Ave
Deposit, NY 13754
Application ID: 4-1230-00019/00055
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Deposit, Delaware County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to modify its existing Title V Air Permit to add a portable wood chipper to the existing facility.The facility produces medium density fiberboard used by the furniture industry. The facility includes boilers, presses, a dryer, raw material handling sources and other miscellaneous sources. The applicant will cap emissions by limiting the hours of operation of the portable chipper to less than 2000 hours per year on a rolling12 month  basis. In  addition the applicant has decided not to replace the existing baghouse. This modification will also recind the 4/30/2003 modification that authorized the baghouse replacement project. A DRAFT permit is available for public review from the NYSDEC contact person.

In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(c) the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency has the authority to bar issuance of any Title V permit if it is determined not to be in compliance with applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act or 6NYCRR Part 201. 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. DEC's 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 Department's 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 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 Feb 20 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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