Region 1 SEQR and Other Notices Region 1 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 1 Completed Applications 03/02/2005

Suffolk County

Applicant: Keyspan Energy Corp
175 East Old Country Rd
Hicksville, NY 11801
Facility: Port Jefferson Power Station
Beach St
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Application ID: 1-4722-00107/00025
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Article 19 Title IV (Phase II Acid Rain)
Project is Located: Brookhaven, Suffolk County
Project Description:
The Department has prepared a Draft Permit and has made a tentative determination to approve this application for renewal of the Title V Facility Permit for Keyspan - Port Jefferson Power Station.

The facility consists of two (2) 45MWE ( nominal) turbine/generator boiler sets and two (2) 185 MWE ( nominal) turbine/generator boiler sets.  No modifications are proposed at the facility.  New rules added to the Title V Permit: 6NYCRR Parts 204:NOx Budget Trading Program;237: Acid Deposition Reduction NOx Budget Trading Program; 238: Acid Deposition Reduction SO2 Budget Trading Program.

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.

The Department has prepared a Draft Permit and has made a tentative determination to approve this application.

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 Apr 1 2005.
Contact: Susan Ackerman
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony Brook Building 40
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)444-0365
r1dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Brentway Laundromat Inc
295 Second Ave
Brentwood, NY 11717 -4906
Facility: Brentwood Laundromat
295 Second Ave
Brentwood, NY 11717
Application ID: 1-4728-00058/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Islip, Suffolk County
Project Description:
Applicant proposes an existing discharge of 11,000 gallons per day of laundry wastewater to groundwater from an Aquarelle Generation III filtration water treatment system at the applicant's facility located at 295 Second Ave, Brentwood, Town of Islip, Suffolk County.
The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a modification to the 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 modification, 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 modification.  As such, this tentative determination does not signify department approval for, or endorsement of , the activity for which a permit modification is sought or for the overall proposed project.
Refer to this application by application number listed above and SPDES number, NY0104671.  The existing 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:  Suffolk County 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:
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 Apr 1 2005.
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

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