Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 03/31/2004

Erie County

Applicant: American Axle & Manufacturing Inc
1840 Holbrook Ave
Detroit, MI 48212 -3442
Facility: American Axle & Mfg Buffalo Plant
1001 E Delevan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14215
Application ID: 9-1402-00265/00063
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Buffalo, Erie County
Project Description:
The Department has prepared a Draft Permit and has made a tentative determination to approve the Air State Facility application submitted by American Axle requesting to be capped out of the Title V requirements of 201.6. This includes an additional cap for VOC emissions and Sulfur Dioxide emissions. The potential to emit hazardous air pollutants are below Title V applicability thresholds. This permit caps the facility out of Title V permitting and includes all of the required conditions applicable to the facility. The most recent permit at this facility was issued July 19, l995 for the addition of several new sources of Volatile Organic Compounds. The permit capped the facility below applicability of New Source Review in a Nonattainment area, 231-2, and the Reasonable Available Control Requirements for Nitrogen Oxide emissions, Part 227-2. American Axle and Manufacturing, Inc. machines and assemblies automotive sub assemblies such as rear axles, steering linkage and related components. The facility operates natural gas and #6 oil fired boilers, machining equipment, painting equipment and a wastewater treatment plant.

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 May 3 2004.
Contact: Penny R Dempsey
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
prdempse@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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