Region 1 SEQR and Other Notices Region 1 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 1 Completed Applications 06/07/2006

Nassau County

Applicant: Bethpage Energy Center 3 LLC
Two Atlantic Ave 3RD Fl
Boston, MA 02110
Facility: Tbg Cogen Facility
939 South Broadway
Hicksville, NY 11801 -5032
Application ID: 1-2824-00947/00008
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Oyster Bay, Nassau County
Project Description:
    Bethpage Energy Center 3, LLC., a subsidiary of Calpine Corporation, proposes to modify the permits for the Bethpage Energy Center 3 electric generating station by including one distillate-oil fired boiler, eight natural gas-fired space heaters, and allow the combustion gas turbine to operate in both combined-cycle and simple-cycle mode.
    The Bethpage Energy Center 3 electric generating station consists of a General Electric (GE) LM 6000 PC SPRINT Combustion Turbine Generator (CTG), a two-cell wet cooling tower with a drift eliminator to serve the inlet air chillers, a Once Through Steam Generator (OTSG) with duct burners, a steam turbine generator (STG), a five-cell wet cooling tower with a drift eliminator, and associated balance-of-plant systems and equipment. This electric generating station is part of, and adjacent to, the existing TBG Cogen Partners cogeneration facility and CPN Bethpage 3rd turbine, Inc. simple cycle gas turbine station located at 939 South Broadway, Hicksville.
    The Department has made a tentative decision to approve this modification, and draft permits are available by calling the contact listed below in this notice.
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 Jul 7 2006.
Contact: Kevin A Kispert
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Suffolk County

Applicant: John Litman
Facility: Laundry Plaza Laundromat
1821 Brentwood RD|SCTM 500-137-4-16.A
Brentwood, NY 11717
Application ID: 1-4728-04247/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Islip, Suffolk County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to operate a laundromat facility at 1821 Brentwood Rd., in the Hamlet of Brentwood, Town of Islip, Suffolk County, NY.  The applicant proposes to discharge approximately 68,000 gallons per day of laundry wastewater - to groundwater, from an Aquarelle Generation II filtration water treatment system.
The Department has made a tentative determination to issue a permit for a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit under Article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law.  This tentative determination indicates that the discharge regulated under this statute is considered to satisfy regulatory standards for permit issuance, based on information available to the Department at this time. As a tentative determination, the Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance. As such, this tentative determination does not signify department approval for, or endorsement of, the activity for which a permit is sought or for the overall proposed project.
Refer to this application by the application I.D. number listed above, and SPDES number: NY 0267112. The proposed discharge is located within an area designated as a sole source aquifer. The following water purveyors have been identified as having service areas located within a 3-mile radius of the applicant's facility: Suffolk County Water Authority.


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:
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 Jul 7 2006.
Contact: George W Cunningham
NYSDEC Region 1 Headquarters
SUNY @ Stony Brook Building 40
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)444-0365
r1dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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