Region 7 SEQR and Other Notices Region 7 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 7 Completed Applications 11/23/2005

Chenango County

Applicant: Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals Inc
Rt 320 Woods Corners
Norwich, NY 13815
Facility: Procter & Gamble - Woods Corner Plant
St Rt 320 at St Rte 12|WOODS Corners
Norwich, NY 13815
Application ID: 7-0842-00013/00005
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Norwich, Chenango County
Project Description:
The State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit for this pharmaceutical facility in Chenango County has been modified in accordance with New York State’s Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS).

Permit Pages
-    Updated permit pages are issued, based on current Department guidance, format and nomenclature.
-    Permit pages are renumbered and reordered.
-    The Discharge Notification Act requirements were added to the permit.

Permit Limits, Levels and Monitoring
-    Outfall 001 is now storm water only and will be covered under their storm water general permit #NYR00D056.
-    BOD, COD and TSS requirements at outfall 02A are revised based on July, 1998 - EPA pharmaceutical final effluent limitations guidelines and standards.
-    Action level for Mercury has been replaced with a limit.
-    Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) testing for outfall 002 is added because of the synergistic effects of Water Treatment Chemicals (WTC).
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 26 2005.
Contact: Michael K Barylski
NYSDEC Region 7 Cortland SUB-OFFICE
1285 Fisher Ave
Cortland, NY 13045

Region 7 SEQR and Other Notices Region 7 SPDES Renewals