Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 06/30/2004

Kings County

Applicant: NYC Dept of Environmental Protection
96-05 Horace Harding Expressway
Flushing, NY 11368
Facility: NYC-DEP Newtown Creek Wpcp
329-69 Greenpoint Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Application ID: 2-6101-00025/00073
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Brooklyn, Kings County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative decision to approve an application to surrender the permits for emission unit 1-ENGIN and to approve emission reduction credits (ERCs) for the past reductions which were the result of shutdown and removal of seven 2816 horsepower reciprocating internal combustion engines at the Newtown Creek WPCP facility. The applicant has requested 176 tons of volatile organic compounds (VOC) and 462 tons of oxides of nitrogen (NOx). The Department has approved 176 tons of VOC and 462 tons of NOx reduction of which it will keep 25% (44 tons of VOC and 115.5 tons of NOx from facilities in severe non-attainment areas) in accordance with 6 NYCRR Part 231, "New Source Review in Nonattainment Areas.) Therefore, the applicant will receive 132 tons of VOC and 346.5 tons of NOx reduction. The application and supporting documentation are available for review with the contact below.




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 Jul 30 2004.
Contact: Elizabeth A Clarke
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
r2dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals