Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 09/14/2005

Lewis County

Applicant: Amf Inc
8100 Amf Dr
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
Facility: Amf Bowling Products
7412 Utica Blvd
Lowville, NY 13367
Application ID: 6-2336-00002/00044
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Lewis County
Project Description:
The Department has received a request for a permit to operate air pollution sources and has drafted pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the Environmental Conservation Law, a State Facility Permit, for the facility located at AMS Bowling Products, Village of Lowville, Lewis County, New York.  This facility is engaged in the production of bowling pins and wood bowling lane components.  The Standard Industrial Classification representative of this facility is 2499, Wood Products Not Elsewhere Classified.

This permit allows for the operation of an outside wood storage area where wood planks are received and stacked, a pre-dryer and drying kilns, a wood machinery area where planks are cut to proper size, planed and sanded, and lathes for turning the billets to proper shape (Emission Units: D-00001, D-00002 & D-00003).  An adhesive assembly area where wood pieces are glued into billets using a water-based adhesive and clamping devices, a multi-press molding line where a zero VOC coat is applied to the wood cores using heat and pressure, an enclosed abrader which roughens the surface using water-based abrasive media, and a silk screening line which applies logos and other markings to the pine surface (Emission Unit: U-0000A).  A three phase, continuous coating line which applies a water-based primer and two coats of a solvent-based topcoat to the exterior of the pin and a thermal oxidizer which captures and incinerates the emissions from the coating and drying operations plus the topcoat drying oven (Emission Unit: U-OOOCL). The facility is heated primarily by a sawdust burning boiler with a rated heat capacity of 22.8 million BTU's per hour and auxiliary heating is provided by exempt fuel oil and natural gas burning boilers (Emission Unit: U-FAC01).  There is also a small natural gas furnace used to burn off accumulated topcoat residue on the bowling pin holding rods (Emission Unit: U-FAC04).

The facility has accepted emissions limits on the quantity of Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAP), Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC), Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) that will reduce facility emissions to less than the major source thresholds of these contaminants. The facility must meet the boiler emission limits of 6 NYCRR Part 227-1 and the Reasonably Available Control Requirements (VOC RACT) of 6 NYCRR Part 228, in addition to the emission limits mentioned above.

The draft permit with conditions is available for review in the Region 6 NYS DEC office in Watertown, New York.
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 Oct 14 2005.
Contact: Lawrence R Ambeau
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Oneida County

Applicant: Tyco Healthcare Group LP
15 Hampshire Street
Mansfield, MA 02048
Facility: Tyco Healthcare Kendall
130 South Main St
Oriskany Falls, NY 13425
Application ID: 6-3022-00014/00031
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Oneida County
Project Description:
This Department has received a request for a permit renewal to operate air pollution sources and has drafted pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the Environmental Conservation Law, a Title V Facility Permit, for the facility entitled "Tyco Healthcare Kendall", Village of Oriskany Falls in Oneida County in New York State.

This facility is engaged in the production of various types of medical bandages, burn center ointments, medical adhesive tapes, hospital intubation catheters and other similar hospital supplies. The Standard Industrial Classification representative of this facility is 3842, Surgical Appliances & Supplies.

This permit allows for the operation of:

A) An isocyanate foam (Curafoam) extruding machine (Emission Unit U-00008)

B) An adhesive/fabric (Expandover) coating line (bandage manufacture) and its catalytic oxidizer (Emission Unit U-00002)

C) A medical tube (Enteral) coating and manufacture facility (Emission Unit U-00006)

D) A #6 fuel oil-fired Boiler (Emission Unit U-00001)

E) A Shunt-tube coating and assembly line. (Emission Unit U-00004)

E)  A burn ointment production facility (Emission Unit U-00007).

The facility has after-control emissions of Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAP) and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) below the major source thresholds.

Tyco has capped VOC emissions at 50 tons/yr in order to avoid VOC RACT requirements of 6NYCRR Part 212 and Part 228 Table 2.

Tyco has capped HAP emissions at 24.5 tons/yr in order to avoid the NESHAP control requirements 40CFR 63 Subpart JJJJ and OOOO.

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 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 requester 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 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 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's web site at: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/gudph1.htm.

In accordance with 6NYCRR Part 621.5(d)(9) and 201 6.4(c), the Administrator of the 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. After the public comment period , the USEPA will be provided a proposed permit and will have an additional 45 day period for review. If USEPA does not raise an objection, the Department will issue the permit.

The draft permit with conditions is available for review in the Region 6 NYSDEC office in Utica, NY.
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 Oct 14 2005.
Contact: Lawrence R Ambeau
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

St Lawrence County

Applicant: St Lawrence Seaway Development Corp
PO Box 520
Massena, NY 13662 -0520
Facility: Wiley Dondero Canal
St. Lawrence Seaway
MASSENA,NY, NY 13662
Application ID: 6-4058-00040/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:
The St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation plans to redistribute approximately 2060 cubic yards of bottom material in the Wiley-Dondero Canal by using a drag beam to level off five isolated high spots of material in the canal which are encroaching on the navigable channel depth. The material will be redistributed along the channel bottom and will not be physically removed from the channel.
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 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 Sep 30 2005.
Contact: Lawrence D Gunn
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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