Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 05/17/2006

Kings County

Applicant: NYC Dept of Environmental Protection
96-05 Horace Harding Expwy
Flushing, NY 11368
Facility: NYC-DEP 26TH Ward Wpcp
122-68 Flatlands Ave
Brooklyn, NY 12207
Application ID: 2-6105-00009/02003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Brooklyn, Kings County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve an application for an existing municipal wastewater treatment plant capable of providing treatment for 85 mgd primarily of residential wastewater. The plant has three package boilers rated 14.7 mmBtu/hr and burn #4 fuel oil; also a carbon absorption vessel for H2S odor control. The plant's sludge dewatering facility has two package boilers rated 16.8 mmBtu/hr capable of burning natural gas with #2 fuel oil as backup fuel; three methane abatement systems, four wet chemical scrubbers for the dewatering building air odor and two wet chemical scrubber/carbon absorber odor control systems for the centrate process.. The plant has two 3500 KW European Gas Turbine Generators; three 6" Varec waste gas burners to flare excessive sludge digester gas. The facility is limited to emit 22.5 tpy of NOx, VOC and HAP. The facility is subject to the provisions of State Facility specified under 6 NYCRR 201-7.2. The application, draft permit, relevant supporting materials and regulations are available for review during normal business hours at the DEC office provided in this notice. Comments of support or objection may be made by filing a written statement by the deadline date indicated. DEC may schedule a public hearing based upon an evaluation of the nature and scope of any written objections raised. Hearing notices will contain instructions on filing for party status and submitting comments.


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:
NYC Dept of Environmental Protection
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 Jun 16 2006.
Contact: Elizabeth A Clarke
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
r2dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals