Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 11/24/2004

Chautauqua County

Applicant: Jamestown Board of Pub Utilities
92 Steele St
PO Box 700
Jamestown, NY 14702 -0700
Facility: Samuel a Carlson Generating Station
136 Steele St
Jamestown, NY 14701
Application ID: 9-0608-00053/00023
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Title IV (Phase II Acid Rain)
Project is Located: Jamestown, Chautauqua 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 Jamestown Board of Public Utilities' Samuel A Carlson Generating Station located at 136 Steele Street.  Renewal of the Title IV Permit will allow the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and DEC to continue to enforce the requirements of the Acid Rain Program.  Emissions will not increase as a result of the permit renewal.  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 EPA and DEC .  The applicant shall monitor, maintain and certify monitoring systems for opacity, SO2 emissions, NOx emissions, carbon dioxide emissions, oxygen 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 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 Dec 27 2004.
Contact: Jeffrey E Dietz
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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