ENB - REGION 5 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Notice of Approval of A Trial Burn & A Comprehensive Performance Test

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION (NYS DEC)
Notice of Test Schedule

Applicant: GE Silicones, LLC

Date: March 5, 2004

Address: 260 Hudson River Rd.
Waterford, NY 12188

Permits/Application Numbers: Part 373 Application No: 5-4154-00002/00357
EPA I.D. No: NYD002080034
Title V Permit No.: 5-4154-00002/01743

Project Location/Description: GE Silicones, LLC ("GE") is located at 260 Hudson River Rd., Waterford, NY 12188 and operates two hazardous waste incinerators a/k/a a rotary kiln and a fixed box incinerator which incinerate liquid and containerized solid hazardous wastes. GE is required to conduct a comprehensive performance test (CPT) on these incinerators to demonstrate compliance with new air emission standards in the Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) rule for hazardous waste combustors, promulgated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and adopted by the New York State (Air Program). GE is further required under 6NYCRR Part 373 hazardous waste regulations to conduct a trial burn. Thus, GE has submitted a trial burn/CPT /risk burn ( TB/CPT/RB) Plan narrating detailed testing procedures to be followed during the test. GE has also submitted a continuous monitoring systems (CMS) performance evaluation test (PET) plan as required by the MACT Rule.

Based on a review of these plans, NYSDEC has determined that both the TB/CPT/RB and CMS PET plans are acceptable and therefore, has approved them with conditions on March 5, 2004. This notice is pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 373-1.9(a)(4) and 63.1207(e)(2) of the MACT Rule which require GE to publish this approval along with the tentative test schedule and make these approved plans available for public review.

Tentative Test Schedules:
Scheduled commencement date of TB/CPT/RB: March 25, 2004
Scheduled completion date of TB/CPT/RB: April 16, 2004

DEC Contact: Mr. Walter Haynes, Deputy Regional Permit Administrator, NYSDEC Region 5 Office; Telephone: (518)623-1281; or, Ms. Deborah Gardell, NYSDEC, Division of Solid & Hazardous Materials, 625 Broadway, 8th Floor, Albany, NY, 12233-7251; Telephone:(518) 402 - 8609.

GE Silicones, LLC Contact: Mr. James Phipps; Air Regulatory Lead; GE Silicones, LLC; 260 Hudson River Rd., Waterford, NY 12188; Telephone: (518) 233-3432.

Document Availability: Copies of the TB/CPT/RB and CMS PET Plans and supporting documents are available for review and copying at the NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg Office, 232 Hudson St, P.O.Box 220, Warrensburg, NY 12885; Telephone: (518) 623-1281 and also at NYSDEC Headquarters at 625 Broadway(8th Floor), Albany, NY 12233-7251; Telephone:(518) 402-8609. Copies of these plans are also available for public review at the Waterford Public Library; Telephone (518)237-0891.


Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

Applicant: Sandra S. Bazzano

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

Contact: Michael P. Hannon

Application No.: 2003-231

Project Title: Sandra S. Bazzano

Location: The project site is located on the southern side of Fuller Street in the Town of AuSable Clinton County.

Comment Period Ends: March 4, 2004

Project Description: The application involves a three-lot subdivision of 76.7 acres and the after-the- fact approval of a mobile home park consisting of eight mobile homes and the after-the- fact approval of a multi-family dwelling consisting of six two-bedroom apartments. Lot 1 will be 1.65 acres in size and will contain the mobile home park. Lot 2 will be 8.2 acres in size and will contain the multi-family dwelling. Lot 3 will be 66.85 acres in size which includes 3.2 acres of land underwater. Lot 3 contains a pre-1973, 74-site campground known as Twin Pond Campground. The campground consists of an office, bathrooms, laundry room, out buildings and swimming pool. No further expansion of the campground is being proposed.


Applicant: Rouse A. Fountain, Sr.

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050

Contact: Colleen C. Parker

Application No.: : 2004-6

Project Title: Rouse A. Fountain, Sr.

Location: NYS Route 86, Town of Brighton, Franklin County, Tax designation: 81-1-19.1 and 19.3

Comment Period Ends: March 18, 2004

Project Description: The action involves a five-lot subdivision off NYS Route 86 (highway CEA), creating: one 18.35 acre lot improved by a preexisting single family dwelling; a vacant 15.46 acre lot for one new single family dwelling with well and on-site wastewater treatment system; a vacant 0.54 acre lot to be merged with an adjoining parcel; a vacant 1.08 acre lot improved by a gravel driveway, which will be merged with an adjoining parcel; and a 9.10 acre lot (tax lot 19.3) which was previously created by bona fide gift, but requires after-the-fact review and approval . The new single family dwelling proposed on the 15.46 acre vacant lot will be located approximately 500 feet from the edge of NYS Route 86 and vegetation will be planted between the building site and Route 86


Applicant: Town of Webb
Highway Department
Address: PO Box 157
Old Forge New York 13420

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050

Contact: Michael P. Hannon

Application No.: P2003-0236

Project Title: Town of Webb Highway Department

Location: Snowmobile Trail 7: two miles north of the intersection of North Street and New York State Route 28

Comment Period Ends: March 25, 2004

Project Description: The project is a commercial sand and gravel extraction (i.e. sand and gravel pit) with a with a 2.5 acre life of mine area on a 158 acre parcel of property. The applicant proposes extraction of a maximum of 6000 cubic yards of sand on an annual basis for a period of five years. The proposed mining operation will operate from May 1 to October 31, Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The sand and gravel material mined from the extraction will be used for repair and upkeep of Town projects in the Town of Webb. The equipment to be used in the mining operation includes a front-end loader, bulldozer, dump trucks and portable crusher. The Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 6, has a pending permit application (6-2154-00820/00001) for the project.


Applicant: Frank Russell, Jr.

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050

Contact: Suzanne McSherry

Application No.: 2001-133

Project Title: Frank Russell, Jr.

Location: South Johnsburg Road, Town of Thurman, Warren County

Comment Period Ends: March 25, 2004

Project Description: Three-lot subdivision of 18.8 acres to create 6.5, 6.4 and 6.2 acre lots with one existing mobile home on each lot. The subdivision involves wetlands, but no wetlands will be impacted by the new land use and development. All existing and new land use and development is located no less than 300 feet from the wetlands. On Lot #3, the pre-existing mobile home will be replaced in-kind and in the same location with a new mobile home. Lot 2 has an accessory-use mobile home immediately adjacent to the mobile home occupied as a residence.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft Supplemental EIS And Public Hearing

Fulton County - The Adirondack Park Agency, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Map Amendment 2003-13 (Smith). A public hearing on the Draft Supplemental EIS will be held on April 1, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. at the Town of Northampton Town Hall, Northville, NY. Written comments will be accepted until April 1, 2004. The action involves amendment of the Official Adirondack Park Land Use and Development Plan Map in the Town of Northampton, Fulton County (Map Amendment 2003-13) to reclassify from Rural Use to Moderate Intensity Use an approximately 230 acre parcel located westerly of NYS Route 30, pursuant to the Adirondack Park Agency Act, Section 805 (2)(c)(1). The project is located in the Town of Northampton, Fulton County.

Contact: Henry A. Savarie, PO Box 99, Ray Brook, NY 12977, phone: (518) 891-4050, fax: (518)891-3938.