Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 02/14/2007

Orange County

Applicant: Genpak LLC
Republic Plaza
Middletown, NY 10940
Facility: Genpak LLC Middletown Main Plant
26 Republic Plaza
Middletown, NY 10940
Application ID: 3-3309-00064/00013
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Middletown, Orange County
Project Description:
    The Department has prepared a Draft Permit pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the NYS Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) and Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments and made a tentative determination to approve this application for the Applicant’s facility.
    Genpak Corporation is a manufacturer of foamed polystyrene food trays and containers located in the City of Middletown, Orange County, New York.  Polystyrene pellets are extruded where a nuclient and a blowing agent (isopentane) are added to produce an expanded polystyrene foam sheet. The expanded polystyrene foam sheet is thermoformed and cut to produce the final product.  The Standard Industrial Classification for this facility is 3086 - Plastic Foam Products.  Air emission sources include various storage silos, two repellitizers, five extruders, thermoformers, and a printer.
    The facility's potential to emit volatile organic compounds exceed the major source pollutant thresholds listed in 6 NYCRR Part 201.  Therefore, the facility is subject to the provisions of Title V permitting.   Applicable regulations include 6 NYCRR Parts 200, 201, 211, and 212, and 40 CFR 64.  A thermal oxidizer is utilized to comply with Part 212.10 reasonably availabe control technology requirements.  The facility has obtained emission reduction credits under Part 231.
    By acceptance of this permit, the permittee agrees that the permit is contingent upon strict compliance with the ECL, all applicable regulations, the General Conditions specified and any Special Conditions included as part of this permit.
    In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(c), the Administrator of the United States 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.
    The Draft Permit and Permit Review Report may be viewed and printed from the Department web site at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/dar/boss/afs/index.html.   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 listed 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 two (2) business days of contact, during normal business hours
(8:30 am through 4:45 pm), unless the requestor 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 public 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 public 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.  A copy of the Department’s permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Department web site at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/gudph1.htm.


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 Mar 21, 2007.
Contact: Kenneth R Grzyb
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Rockland County

Applicant: Algonquin Gas Transmission Company
890 Winter St Ste 300
Waltham, MA 02451
Facility: Ramapo Expansion Project
Mahwah River
Ramapo, NY
Application ID: 3-3999-00016/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Ramapo, Rockland County
Project Description:
The Ramapo Expansion Project would replace 4.9 miles of existing 26 inch diameter natural gas pipeline with 42 inch pipeline.  The replacement would occur between the Algonquin Gas Transmission (Algonquin) interconnection with Columbia Gas in Ramapo and the Algonquin Stony Point Compressor Station, Town of Stony Point.  Generally, construction will use the existing 75 foot right-of-way, along with 25 feet of additional temporary ROW.  Construction will involve a realignment of about 200 feet of the Mahwah River, and  will affect about 5.5 acres of wetlands, including about 0.9 acres of a DEC regulated wetland.

The project is a component facility of what the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has collectively labeled the Northeast (NE)-07 Project.  The Ramapo Expansion Project would receive gas from the new Millennium Pipeline Project, another NE-07 component facility.  

FERC approved the NE-07 Project, including the Ramapo Expansion Project, on December 21, 2006.  DEC's jurisdiction is limited to water quality certification pursuant to section 401 of the Clean Water Act.

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 Mar 14, 2007.
Contact: Jeffrey Gregg
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Sullivan County

Applicant: KEVIN/KATHLEEN Zieres
Facility: North Branch Sand and Gravel Pit
46 Stewart RD|NEAR Co Rte 121
North Branch, NY
Application ID: 3-4822-00140/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Callicoon, Sullivan County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to mine approximately 240,000 tons of sand and gravel from 16 acres of an approximately 40 acre site over the course of ten years, with approximately 8.4 acres to be mined in the first 5 years and the remaining 7.2 acres in the second 5 year period.  The site was until recently operating as a poultry farm, with the majority of the site occupied by fields for feed corn. The current slopes limit use of the equipment on the fields. The proposed reclamation objective for the site is a return to agricultural land with more even slopes. No excavation below the water table is proposed.  Material processing on site will be limited to the use of a portable screening plant with an expected production of approximately 300 tons per day.  
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 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 Mar 16, 2007.
Contact: Rebecca S Crist
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Westchester County

Applicant: The COCA-COLA Bottling Co of New York Inc
20 Horseneck Ln
Greenwich, CT 06830 -6327
Facility: Coca Cola Bottling Co
111 Fairview Park Dr
Elmsford, NY 10523
Application ID: 3-5526-00224/00021
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Greenburgh, Westchester County
Project Description:
    The Department has prepared a Draft Permit pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the NYS Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) and Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments and made a tentative determination to approve this application for the Applicant’s facility located in Elmsford, Westchester County.
    The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of NY currently operates two (2) Cleaver-Brooks 12.55 MMBTU/HR boilers. The facility also operates one (1) 500 KW emergency generator and several space heaters that are exempt sources. The facility is planning to install one (1) more 12.55 MMBTU/HR Cleaver-Brooks boiler. Only two boilers will be operational with the third on stand-by. Each boiler is equipped with an individual stack. The facility's potential to emit (PTE) oxides of nitrogen (NOx) exceeds the major source threshold of 25 tons per year(typ). As a result, this permit is to obtain a state facility permit to cap NOx emissions limit to less than 22.5 tpy.
    By acceptance of this permit, the permittee agrees that the permit is contingent upon strict compliance with the ECL, all applicable regulations, the General Conditions specified and any Special Conditions included as part of this permit.
    In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(c), the Administrator of the United States 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.
    The Draft Permit and Permit Review Report may be viewed and printed from the Department web site at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/dar/boss/afs/index.html.   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 listed 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 two (2) business days of contact, during normal business hours
(8:30 am through 4:45 pm), unless the requestor 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 public 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 public 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.  A copy of the Department’s permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Department web site at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/gudph1.htm.


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 Mar 16, 2007.
Contact: Kenneth R Grzyb
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Westchester County Health Care Corp
Rte 100C
Valhalla Campus / Macy Pavillion / Room E-004
Valhalla, NY 10595
Facility: Westchester Co Health Care - Valhalla Campus
St Rte 100C
Valhalla, NY 10595
Application ID: 3-5534-00157/02001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Project is Located: Mount Pleasant, Westchester County
Project Description:
    The Department has prepared a Draft Permit pursuant to Article 19 (Air Pollution Control) of the NYS Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) and Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments and made a tentative determination to approve this application for the Applicant’s facility located in Valhalla, Westchester, New York.
    Westchester County Health Care Corporation (WCHCC) operates the following  air contamination sources:
    • two (2) boilers,  each rated at 6.8 mmBTU/hr,
    • two gas-fired chillers each rated at 10.5 mmbtu/hr
    • various heaters and dryers,
    • twelve (12) emergency generators,  
    • two (2) ethylene oxide sterilizers with an abator.
    Applicable regulations include 6NYCRR Parts 200, 201-1, 201-3, 201-6, 202, 215, 225, 227, 40 CFR 68, and 40 CFR 82 F.
    By acceptance of this permit, the permittee agrees that the permit is contingent upon strict compliance with the ECL, all applicable regulations, the General Conditions specified and any Special Conditions included as part of this permit.
    In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.5(d)(9) and 201-6.4(c), the Administrator of the United States 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.
    The Draft Permit and Permit Review Report may be viewed and printed from the Department web site at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/dar/boss/afs/index.html.   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 listed 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 two (2) business days of contact, during normal business hours
(8:30 am through 4:45 pm), unless the requestor 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 public 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 public 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.  A copy of the Department’s permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Department web site at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ohms/gudph1.htm.


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 Mar 21, 2007.
Contact: Kenneth R Grzyb
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals