Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 07/27/2005

Dutchess County

Applicant: Patricia A Diletto
Facility: Diletto Property
150 Rhynders Rd
Staatsburg, NY 12580
Application ID: 3-1324-00153/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Clinton, Dutchess County
Project Description:
Applicant proposes to construct an indoor horse arena measuring 152 feet in length and 80 feet in width within the adjacent area of wetland SP-9 (Class II).  The proposed arena will enhance an existing horse farm breeding and sales business.  The farm is located off Rhynders Road approximately one half mile from School House Road and adjacent to the Niagra Mohawk utility corridor.
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 Aug 12 2005.
Contact: Alexander F Ciesluk, Jr
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Ian Holback
Facility: The 44 Project
St Rte 22 - E Side at St Rte 55
Wingdale, NY 12522
Application ID: 3-1326-00154/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Dover, Dutchess County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to expand an existing 5.5 acre sand and gravel mine by 1.3 acres in order to reduce and stabilize an eroding back slope. The location is on the east side of Route 22 north of the hamlet of Wingdale.
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 performed.
SEQR Lead Agency:
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
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 Aug 26 2005.
Contact: Lawrence G Biegel
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: NYS Dept of Transportation
50 Wolf Rd
Albany, NY 12232
Facility: Oniontown Rd Railroad Crossing
Oniontown Rd
Dover, NY
Application ID: 3-1326-00230/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Dover, Dutchess County
Project Description:
The project sponsor proposes to realign approximately 0.6 mile of Oniontown Road and relocate its existing intersection with NYS Route 22 to eliminate an existing at-grade railroad crossing.  The project is located on the west side of NYS Route 22, about 0.75 mile south of Dover Plains.  The project involves the filling of approximately 0.45 acres of federally-regulated wetlands.  To mitigate wetland losses, approximately 0.49 acre of new wetlands will be created on-site.
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 performed.
SEQR Lead Agency:
NYS Dept of Transportation
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 Aug 12 2005.
Contact: Scott E Sheeley
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Rockland County

Applicant: Leonard Kaplan
Facility: Crossroads Office Park
NYS Rt 45 & Hwy 80
New Hempstead, NY
Application ID: 3-3926-00528/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Ramapo, Rockland County
Project Description:
Applicant proposes to build a one story office building ( 17,100 sq. ft. ) at the intersection of NYS Route 45 and New Hempstead Road.  The office access road off of NYS Route 45 will be constructed within the 100 foot adjacent area of Freshwater Wetland TH-17 ( Class II ), approximately 80 feet from the wetland itself.  In addition, some parking area and a stormwater outfall are proposed in this adjacent area.  
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 performed.
SEQR Lead Agency:
New Hempstead Village Planning Board
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 Aug 12 2005.
Contact: Alexander F Ciesluk, Jr
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Westchester County

Applicant: White Plains Hospital Medical Center
Davis Ave & E Post Rd
White Plains, NY 10601
Facility: White Plains Hospital Medical Ctr
Davis Ave & E Post Rd
White Plains, NY 10601
Application ID: 3-5517-00101/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: White Plains, Westchester County
Project Description:
    The Department has prepared a Draft Permit pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the NYS Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) and Amendments and made a tentative determination to approve this application for the Applicant’s facility located in White Plains, Westchester County.
    White Plains Hospital Center is an acute healthcare facility with 301 certified beds and operates three (3) No.2 oil-fired boilers, two (2) No. 6 oil-fired boilers, emergency generators, four (4) fume hoods, and six (6) underground fuel oil storage tanks.
    White Plains Hospital Center’s Number 6 fuel oil fired boilers are restricted to burning a maximum of 600,000 gallons per year and the Number 2 fuel oil fired boilers are restricted to burning a maximum of 20,000 gallons per year.  By accepting this cap, the facility will remain below the Title V applicability thresholds.  Fuel usage records will be kept to verify compliance with the limit.
    By acceptance of this permit, the permittee agrees that the permit is contingent upon strict compliance with the ECL, all applicable regulations, the General Conditions specified and any Special Conditions included as part of this permit.
    In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(c), the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)  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, 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 two (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 Aug 29 2005.
Contact: Robert J Stanton
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Redux Realty Inc
1 Pepsi Way
Somers, NY 10589
Facility: World Beverage Headquarters
1 Pepsi Way
Somers, NY 10589
Application ID: 3-5552-00019/00013
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Somers, Westchester County
Project Description:
    The Department has prepared a Draft Permit pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the NYS Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) and Amendments and made a tentative determination to approve this application for the Applicant’s facility located in Somers, Westchester County.
    The facility will discontinue the use of the internal combustion engines (generators) for peak shaving and they will be classified as emergency use only and will be limited to 500 hours per year.  Facility will be limited to less than 25 tons per year of Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) and as such is applying for a State Facility permit.  Facility will ensure compliance through the use of recordkeeping and engine hour run clocks. By acceptance of this permit, the permittee agrees that the permit is contingent upon strict compliance with the ECL, all applicable regulations, the General Conditions specified and any Special Conditions included as part of this permit.
    In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(c), the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)  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, 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 two (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 Aug 26 2005.
Contact: Robert J Stanton
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals