Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 03/17/2004

Chautauqua County

Applicant: Norse Pipeline LLC
2500 Tanglewild - Suite 250
Houston, TX 77063
Facility: Mayville Compressor Station
5644 Bentley Road
Mayville, NY 14757
Application ID: 9-0628-00116/00011
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Chautauqua, Chautauqua County
Project Description:
The Department has prepared a Draft Permit and has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a renewal and modification of their Air State Facility permit to limit the facility's emission of NOX to 90 tons during any 12 month period. Therefore the facility would not be subject to Title 5 permitting. The facility collects local production natural gas through a pipeline system in the counties of Chautuaqua, NY; Warren, PA and Crawford, PA. The facility includes a suction filter separator for cleaning of the gas, 5 skid mounted compressor packages for compressing the natural gas, a discharge filter separator for further cleaning of the gas, a triethylene glycol system for drying the gas and a meter run for measuring the gas. The Oxides of Nitrogen emissions for all 5 units was previously capped at 100 tons per year. The compressor station is located approximately 2.2 miles west of the hamlet of Mayville, Town of Chautauqua in Chautauqua County.  

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is a Type I action and will not have a significant effect on the environment. A coordinated review with other agencies was performed and a Negative Declaration is on file.
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 Apr 16 2004.
Contact: Penny R Dempsey
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
prdempse@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Erie County

Applicant: General Mills Inc
Nick Thielen
PO Box 1113
Minneapolis, MN 55440 -1113
Facility: General Mills Operations Inc
54 South Michigan Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14203
Application ID: 9-1402-00565/00146
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Buffalo, Erie County
Project Description:
The Department has drafted a modified permit and intends to modify SPDES Permit No. NY-0000655 issued to General Mills Operations, Inc. which is located at 54 South Michigan Street.  General Mills operates a Flour Mill Plant where grain is processed into product and a Cereal Processing Plant where breakfast cereals are manufactured and packaged.  Three sump discharges, listed as Outfalls 010, 011, and 012, which discharge groundwater to the Buffalo Ship Canal, were added to the permit with monitoring required for the parameters Flow, pH, and Oil and Grease.  In additon, Total Residual Chlorine monitoring has been added to existing Outfall 001 which discharges non-contact cooling water and stormwater to the Buffalo River.
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 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 Apr 19 2004.
Contact: Jeffrey E Dietz
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
jedietz@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Fmc Corp
200 E Randolph Dr
Chicago, IL 60601 -6436
Facility: Fmc Corp - Active Oxidants
37 Sawyer Avenue
Tonawanda, NY 14150
Application ID: 9-1464-00040/00015
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Tonawanda, Erie County
Project Description:
The Department  has drafted modified permit pages and intends to modify SPDES Permit No. NY-0000337 to eliminate a Residual Chlorine limit at Outfall 001 and add a Cyanide limit at Outfall 001C.  Additionally, a new page 2a is to be inserted into the permit with an action level requirement for Thiocyanate at Outfall 001C.  FMC Corporation's facility is located at Sawyer and River Roads where it manufactures inorganic chemicals. Approximately 14 million gallons per day of treated process and non-process wastewaters are discharged from the facility into the Niagara River.
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 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 Apr 19 2004.
Contact: Jeffrey E Dietz
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
jedietz@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Huntley Power LLC
901 Marquette Avenue
Suite 2300
Minneapolis, MN 55402 -3265
Facility: Huntley Steam Generating Station
3500 River Road
Tonawanda, NY 14150
Application ID: 9-1464-00130/00032
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Title IV (Phase II Acid Rain)
Project is Located: Tonawanda, Erie County
Project Description:
The Department (DEC) has prepared a Draft Permit and has made a tentative determination to approve this application for renewal of an existing Title IV (Phase II Acid Rain) Permit as required by CFR Part 72 for Huntley Power LLC's C R Huntley Steam Generating Station located at 3500 River Road.  Renewal of the Title IV Permit will allow the DEC to continue to enforce the requirements of the Acid Rain Program. No emissions increase will result from renewal of the permit.  Prior permits issued to this facility remain in force and include requirements for compliance with 6 NYCRR Subparts 225-1 (Fuel Consumption and Use - Sulfur Limitations), 227-1 (Stationary Combustion Installations) and 227-2 (Reasonably Available Control Technology [RACT] for oxides of nitrogen [NOx]).  The applicant will be required to have sufficient sulfur dioxide (SO2) allowances in its possession to cover SO2 emissions from this facility. The applicant shall submit annual compliance certification reports to DEC and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  The applicant shall monitor, maintain and certify monitoring systems for opacity, SO2 emissions, NOx emissions, carbon dioxide emissions and volumetric flow rates in accordance with the requirements of 40 CFR Part 75.  In accordance with 6 NYCRR Parts 621 and 201, the Administrator of the EPA has authority to bar issuance of this permit if it is determined not to be in compliance with the applicable requirements of the Clean Air Act or 6 NYCRR Part 201.
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 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 Apr 19 2004.
Contact: Jeffrey E Dietz
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
jedietz@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals