Region 1 SEQR and Other Notices Region 1 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 1 Completed Applications 05/26/2004

Nassau County

Applicant: North Shore Health System
300 Community Dr
Manhasset, NY 11030 -3801
Facility: North Shore University Hospital
300 Community Dr
Manhasset, NY 11030
Application ID: 1-2822-00248/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: North Hempstead, Nassau County
Project Description:
The Department has prepared a Draft Permit and has made a tentative determination to approve this application for renewal of an existing Title V permit.
The facility consists of five small boilers and four Ethylene Oxide (ETO) Sterilizers.  
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 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 Jun 25 2004.
Contact: Roger Evans
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony Brook Building 40
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)444-0365
r1dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Best VAL-U-CLEANERS Inc
159 Forest Ave
Locust Valley, NY 11560
Facility: Best VAL-U-CLEANERS Inc
159 Forest AVE|NCTM# 23-29-113
Locust Valley, NY 11560
Application ID: 1-2824-02418/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Oyster Bay, Nassau County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes a discharge of 10,000 gallons per day of laundry wastewater to groundwater from an Aquarelle Generation III filtration water treatment system at the applicant’s facility located at 159 Forest Ave, Locust Valley, Oyster Bay Town, Suffolk County.   The applicant plans to operate a laundromat.
The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a permit for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law.  This tentative determination indicates that the discharge regulated under this statute is considered to satisfy regulatory standards for permit issuance, based on information available to the Department at this time.  As a tentative determination, the Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.  As such, this tentative determination does not signify department approval for, or endorsement of, the activity for which a permit is sought or for the overall proposed project.
Refer to this application by application number listed above and SPDES number,  NY 0266973.  The proposed discharge is located within an area designated as a sole source aquifer.  The following water purveyors have been identified as having service areas located within a 3-mile radius of the applicant's facility: Locust Valley Water Authority, Glen Cove Water Authority, Oyster Bay Water Authority and Sea Cliff Water Authority.

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 Jun 25 2004.
Contact: Roger Evans
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony Brook Building 40
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)444-0365
r1dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Suffolk County

Applicant: Keyspan Energy Corp
175 East Old Country Rd
Hicksville, NY 11801
Facility: West Babylon Gt Facility
Railroad Ave
West Babylon, NY 11704
Application ID: 1-4720-01046/00004
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Babylon, Suffolk County
Project Description:
The Department has prepared a Draft Permit and has made a tentative determination to approve this application for renewal of an existing Title V permit.  The facility has accepted a 49 ton per year NOx emissions cap.  With this cap, the source is not subject to 6 NYCRR Part 231-2, New Source Review.  Two new regulations are incorporated in this renewal: 6 NYCRR Part 204, NOx Budget Trading Program, and 6 NYCRR Part 237, Acid Deposition Reduction NOx Budget Trading.
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 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 Jun 25 2004.
Contact: Roger Evans
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony Brook Building 40
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)444-0365
r1dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Ace Builders Inc
630 Montauk Hwy
PO Box 426
Shirley, NY 11967 -0426
Facility: Ace Builders Inc Property
Montauk Hwy Sctm 200-849-4-1
Bellport, NY 11713
Application ID: 1-4722-04971/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 27 Wild, Scenic, & Recreational Rivers
Project is Located: Brookhaven, Suffolk County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to create a three (3) lot subdivision and construct two (2) single family dwellings.  The third lot will be dedicated to the Town of Brookhaven.  the property is located on Montauk Hwy. s/o Sunrise Hwy. extension, Bellport, Town of Brookhaven
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:
A cultural resources survey has been completed. The report of the survey is on file. No 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 Jun 11 2004.
Contact: Carol A Farkas
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony Brook Building 40
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)444-0365
r1dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Robert J Herrick
Facility: Herrick Property
Oakwood AVENUE|SCTM # 500-292-3.81.001 & 003
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Application ID: 1-4728-04016/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Islip, Suffolk County
Project Description:
Applicant proposes to subdivide a 59,643 sq ft paracel into 4 lots and construct a single family dwelling on each lot.  The proposed dwelling on Lot 4 is located within the jurisdiction of (Article 24) Fresh Water wetlands with the dwelling is proposed to  be located 40 feet from a regulated fresh water wetland (BE2).  The property is located north of Oakwood Boulevard, Bay Shore, Town of Islip SCTM# 500-292-3-81.1
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:
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 Jun 11 2004.
Contact: Marilyn E Peterson
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony Brook Building 40
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)444-0365
r1dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Hampton Sand Corp
PO Box 601
Speonk, NY 11972
Facility: Hampton Sand Property
High St & SPEONK-RIVERHEAD Rd
Speonk, NY 11972
Application ID: 1-4736-00747/00008
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Southampton, Suffolk County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to mine sand & gravel from an additional 12 acres of property owned by the applicant adjacent to their existing sand & gravel mine.   The applicant owns 111 acres of property at the site and the additional 12 acres would bring the mined area to 36 acres.  The project is located at the terminus of High Street, west of Speonk Riverhead Road, in the locality of Speonk, Town of Southampton, SCTM #  900-326-01-04 & 17, 900-301-3-1.
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:
A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 Jun 25 2004.
Contact: Roger Evans
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony Brook Building 40
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)444-0365
r1dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Patricia Wood
Facility: Patricia Wood Property
99 Westminister WAY|SCTM # 900-103-1-61
Water Mill, NY 11976
Application ID: 1-4736-02022/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Project is Located: Southampton, Suffolk County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct additions to an existing dwelling located on Calf Creek, which is considered NYSDEC regulated tidal wetlands.  The proposed work includes a shed located 35 feet trom the tidal wetland boundary, an outdoor shower located 60 feet from the tidal wetland boundary, and a second story addition located 62 feet from the tidal wetland boundary.  Setback varainces from the required 75 foot setback have been requested.   The project is located at:  99 Westminster Road, Water Mill, Town of Southampton, Suffolk County.  SCTM # 900103161.
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 Jun 14 2004.
Contact: Naomi J Brown
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony Brook Building 40
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)444-0365
r1dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 1 SEQR and Other Notices Region 1 SPDES Renewals