Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 11/29/2006

Queens County

Applicant: NYC Health & Hospitals Corp
125 Worth Street
New York, NY 10013 -4006
Facility: Queens Hospital Center - 82-68 164 St
82-68 164TH Street
Jamaica, NY 11432
Application ID: 2-6307-00009/00004
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Queens, Queens County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve an application for an existing facility that operates combustion installation consisting of three boilers burning natural gas or #6 fuel oil. Additional exempt activities include diesel-fired emergency generators and fuel oil storage tanks. The applicant proposes to cap the facility NOx emissions at 22.5 tons per year. The facility is subject to the provisions of State Facility specified under 6NYCRR Part 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.

Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
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 29, 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