Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 01/12/2005

Bronx County

Applicant: Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc
4 Irving Pl Rm 828
New York, NY 10003 -3502
Facility: Con ED-HELL Gate @ 132ND St
East 132ND St & East River/ 132ND St. & Locust a Venue
Bronx, NY
Application ID: 2-6007-00068/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management
Project is Located: Bronx, Bronx County
Project Description:
Consolidated Edison has applied for a Solid Waste Management permit to continue operations of a waste transfer facility at 910 East 132nd Street in the Bronx, known as Hell Gate. Facility operations include the consolidation and temporary storage of non hazardous solid waste collected from various underground structures in New York City and Westchester County.  The waste material, gathered by flush trucks, consists of liquids, sediments and solids.  Consolidated Edison manages over 275,000 underground structures consisting of manholes, vaults and service boxes, each require routine maintenance and repair.  As necessary a truck will flush and clean the structure of sediments and solids prior to repair and deliver the waste to one of four transfer facilities. Proposed in this application is the importation, to the Hell Gate facility, up to 57 cubic yards of material per day and a maximum on site storage of 140 cubic yards of sediments. Normal operation hours for the facility will be from 6:30 AM to 2:30 PM, Monday through Friday.  Access to the site by Consolidated Edison personell can occur 24 hours per day.  After consolidation and sedimentation the waste will be removed by barge, vaccum truck and / or tanker truck for off site disposal.
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:
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 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 Feb 14 2005.
Contact: Michelle Moore
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
r2dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Kings County

Applicant: Motiva Enterprises LLC
1100 Louisiana St Ste 2200
Houston, TX 77002
Facility: Motiva Enterprises LLC
25 Paidge Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222 -1281
Application ID: 2-6101-00105/00017
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Brooklyn, Kings County
Project Description:
The Department has prepared a Draft Permit and has made a tentative determination to approve this application. The Department is modifying the subject Title V permit based on an EPA order dated 09/24/04, Petition No. II-2002-05. The modification reflects the permit changes required by the USEPA in response to an objection of this permit filed by the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG). Modifications include changes to conditions regarding regulations 6NYCRR 202-2.3 and 6NYCRR 202-2.4, emission statement; 6NYCRR 211.3 ,visible emissions; 6NYCRR 225-3.6, severability (record keeping and reporting requirements; 6NYCRR 229.5(c), semi-annual reporting; 6NYCRR 229.3(e)(1) replacement of liquid mounted seal and record keeping; floating roof controls added; revising Process GDT; gasoline throughput limit calculations; 6NYCRR 225-3.3(a) state/federal side conditions; 6NYCRR 225-3.3(a) record maintenance; 6NYCRR 229.3(d)(1),  gasoline delivery; vapor collection inspection; annual inspection for petroleum fixed roof tanks; adding floating roof to each of ten fixed roof storage tanks.  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 Feb 11 2005.
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

Queens County

Applicant: Standard Folding Cartons Inc
85TH St & 24 Ave
Jackson Heights, NY 11370
Facility: Std Folding Carton INC-85 St & 24 Ave
85TH St & 24 AVE|85-14 24TH Avenue
Jackson Heights, NY 11370
Application ID: 2-6301-00093/00008
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Queens, Queens County
Project Description:
The Department has prepared a Draft Permit and has made a tentative determination to approve this application. This is a Title V renewal, originally issued on 1/12/2000. The applicant has an industrial facility where printing is done with inks and fountain solutions that contain organic compounds. The facility operates a natural gas engine and two offset lithographic graphic art printing presses . There is also an ink mixing area and one hot melt glue pot. Also included in this renewal is a listing of an insignificant source previously omitted. 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 Feb 11 2005.
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

Applicant: Keyspan Corporate Services LLC
445 Broad Hollow Rd
Melville, NY 11747
Facility: Keyspan GENERATION-FAR Rockaway Station
1425 Bay 24TH Street
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
Application ID: 2-6308-00040/00011
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Queens, Queens County
Project Description:
The Department has prepared a Draft Permit and has made a tentative determination to approve this application. The Far Rockaway Power Station of KeySpan Generation LLC consists of one 100 MWe turbine/generator boiler sets operating on pipeline natural gas, #1, #2 and #6 fuel oils. This boiler also has the ability to burn waste oil generated on site for energy recovery. The facility also has a 12.6 mmbtu/hr gas fired steam boiler used to supply building heat and steam during main boiler start up. The department is modifying the subject Title V permit based on an EPA order dated 9/24/04. The modification reflects the permit changes required by the USEPA in response to an objection of this permit filed by the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) Petition No. II-2002-06. The attachment A referenced in condition 64 for waste fuel A has been replaced with four separate permit conditions which include limits, monitoring, record keeping and reporting requirements for burning waste fuel A. These conditions can now be viewed in electronic and web-site version of the permit. The Permit Review Report has also been modified with a discussion of how KeySpan Far Rockaway Station complies with the waste fuel permit requirements.
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 Feb 11 2005.
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