Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 11/09/2005

Jefferson County

Applicant: Roger Burdick
Facility: Burdick St Lawrence River Property
Rainbow Shores Rd
Clayton, NY 13624
Application ID: 6-2232-00848/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Jefferson County
Project Description:
Construct a two story 40' x 42' boathouse and dock system upon 5.5" diameter steel pipe, dredge approximately 41 cubic yards of rock and sediment from four areas that will be in or adjacent to the boathouse, and construct a separate 4' x 25' pipe-supported dock along the shoreline all located in the St. Lawrence River .
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 Nov 25 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

Applicant: Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes LLC
PO Box 146
Black River, NY 13612
Facility: Actus Nash Boulevard Sand Mine
Nash BLVD|500' South of Nash Blvd, 0.25 Miles Sw of St Rte 26
Le Ray, NY
Application ID: 6-2240-00083/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Jefferson County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to add 7.5 acres to an 18.5 acre sand mine on a 26 acre parcel of leased land located on the Fort Drum Military Reservation.  The site is located approximately 500' south of Nash Road and 1,000' west of NYS Route 26.  The mine is operated as a surface excavation using mechanized equipment suitable for that purpose. No mining is proposed below the water table.  No processing equipment is proposed. Reclamation will include grading and re-vegetating.  The material is to be utilized in association with new on-post housing construction.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is a Type I action and will not have a significant effect on the environment. A coordinated review with other agencies was performed and a Negative Declaration is on file.
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 Dec 9 2005.
Contact: Mark A Wiggins
NYSDEC Region 6 Headquarters
State Office BUILDING|317 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601
(315)785-2245
r6dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Lewis County

Applicant: Fibermark Inc
161 Wellington Dr
PO Box 489
Brattleboro, VT 05302 -0489
Facility: Fibermark North America Inc
5492 Bostwick Street
Lowville, NY 13367
Application ID: 6-2336-00028/00051
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Lewis County
Project Description:
This 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 Title V Facility Permit, for the facility located at FiberMark North America, Inc., Town of Lowville, Lewis County, New York.  This facility is engaged in the manufacture of various types of products for books and folders. The Standard Industrial Classification representative of this facility is 2672, Coated and Laminated Paper.

This permit allows for the operation of 1 natural gas and #6 fuel oil boiler and 1 natural gas only boiler (Emission Unit 0-00001), 5 aqueous coaters, 2 aqueous printers, 2 solvent printers, their associated dryers, coating and ink mixing and dispensing operations, and wastewater treatment operations (Emission Units 0-00002 & 0-00005), and a waterbased coating makeup room (Emission Unit 0-00003).

The facility has potential emissions Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAP) and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) above the major source thresholds.

Boiler #1 (Emission source BLR01) has a restriction on the amount of sulfur dioxide (90 tons) that it can emit during any consecutive 12 month period. This limit was placed on the emission source in order to avoid the requirements of 40 CFR 52.21, Prevention of Significan Deterioration. The paper coating operations are subject to the VOC RACT (Reasonable Available Control Technology) requirements of 6 NYCRR Part 228, Surface Coating Processes and the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants of 40 CFR 63 Subpart JJJJ, Paper and Other Web Coating. The printing operations are subject to the VOC RACT requirements of 6 NYCRR Part 234, Graphic Arts and the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants of 40 CFR 63 Subpart KK, Printing and Publishing Industry.

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 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.), 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 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 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    6.5(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 any objection, the Department will issue the permit.

The application and draft permit with conditions is available for review in the Region 6 NYSDEC office in Watertown, 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 Dec 9 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: James E Sheehan Contracting Corp
James E Sheehan
208 Sissonville Rd
Potsdam, NY 13676
Facility: Sheehan Asphalt Plant
2500 St Rte 310
Madrid, NY 13660
Application ID: 6-4056-00039/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:
The Department has received a request for a permit to constuct and 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 Sheehan Asphalt Plant, Town of Madrid, St. Lawrence County, New York.  This facility is engaged in the production of asphaltic concrete utilized in paving projects.  The Standard Industrial Classification representative of this facility is 2951, Paving Mixtures and Blocks.

This permit allows for the operation of a 300 ton per hour Barber-Greene asphaltic concrete batch plant, a 665 horsepower Caterpillar diesel generator, two liquid asphalt storage tanks (15,000 and 10,000 gallons) and a 15,000 gallon fuel oil storage tank.

The facility has accepted a limit on the quantity of asphaltic concrete that it can produce during any consecutive 12 month period. Additionally the facility has accepted a limit on the number of hours that the Caterpillar diesel generator can operate during any consecutive 12 month period. By accepting these limitations the facility emissions for Carbon Monoxide (CO), Sulfur Dioxide (SO2), Particulate Matter less than 10 microns (PM-10), and Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) that will be less than the major source thresholds of these contaminants. The facility must meet the sulfur in fuel oil limits of 6 NYCRR Part 225-1 and the New Source Performance Standards for Hot Mix Asphalt Facilities of 40 CFR 60 Subpart I, 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 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 Dec 9 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

Applicant: Waste Stream Inc
145 Maple St
PO Box 5195
Potsdam, NY 13676 -5195
Facility: Waste Stream Inc
West Parishville Road
Parishville, NY 13672
Application ID: 6-4066-00063/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 27 Title 7 Solid Waste Management
Project is Located: St Lawrence County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to modify operating hours to 6am - 6pm Monday through Saturday.
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 Nov 25 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

Region 6 SEQR and Other Notices Region 6 SPDES Renewals