Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 03/28/2007

Chautauqua County

Applicant: Town of Ripley
1 Park Ave
Ripley, NY 14775
Facility: Town of Ripley Water District No 2
St Rte 5 (EAST Lake Rd)
Ripley, NY 14775
Application ID: 9-0662-00041/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply
Project is Located: Ripley, Chautauqua County
Project Description:
The Town of Ripley proposes to install a complete water distribution system to serve the newly created Town of Ripley Water District No. 2 and the taking of up to 12,750 gallons per day (future maximum daily demand) water supply from previously approved sources of the existing Ripley Water District.  The new Water District No. 2 will serve 49 residential parcels and one vinyard along Route 5 northeast of the hamlet of Ripley. The project will involve the installation of 15,110 feet of 8 inch water main, including crossings of 8 small Lake Erie tributary streams.
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:
Ripley Town Board
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
Coastal Management:
This project is located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 Apr 13, 2007.
Contact: Kenneth C Taft
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Niagara County

Applicant: Tier NY LLC
33 S Hyde Park Blvd
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Facility: Tier NY
33 South Hyde Park Blvd
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Application ID: 9-2911-00186/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Air State Facility
Project is Located: Niagara Falls, Niagara County
Project Description:
The Department has prepared a Draft Permit and has made a tentative determination to approve this application.  Tier Environmental is located at 33 South Hyde Park Boulevard in Niagara Falls on 3.5 acres with one railcar siding and proposes the cleaning of railroad tankcars, truck tanks and other containers using a scrubber tank filled with 2,5000 gallons of 50% Sodium Hydroxide solution. The scrubber tank has a control efficiency of 95% when used during the cleaning of Titanium Tetrachloride (TiCL4) tanks. An in-stack HCL monitor will be set to 25 ppm with an audible alarm. The wastewater is discharged to the Niagara Falls Treatment Facility. An estimate of 4 to 6 TiCL4 railcars per month will be cleaned. The operation is subject to the requirements of 6NYCRR Part 212.4(a) which requires a minimum of 90% control for emissions of Hydrogen Chloride, a 'B' rated contaminant. The draft permit contains a federally enforceable condition limiting emissions of hydrogen chloride to less than 10 tons during any 12 consecutive month period in order to establish the facility as a minor source not subject to the Title V permitting requirements of 6NYCRR Part 201-6.  The draft permit may be viewed and printed from the Department web site at: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/dar/boss/afs/index.html.

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.
    This project is subject to the Department's Environmental Justice Policy and an enhanced public participation plan has been prepared and accepted as a component of application completeness. As part of the plan, a document repository has been established near the project area that contains application and project related materials. Information on the repository location and other outreach components of the plan is available from the identified DEC contact.
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 Apr 27, 2007.
Contact: Penny R Dempsey
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Textron Realty Operations Inc
P O Box 70
Niagara Falls, NY 14304 -0070
Facility: Textron Inc
2221 Niagara Falls Blvd
Wheatfield, NY 14304
Application ID: 9-2940-00001/00079
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 27 TItle 9 Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
Project is Located: Wheatfield, Niagara County
Project Description:
The Department (DEC) has prepared a Draft Permit and made a tentative determination to renew the existing Part 373 Permit for Textron's facility at 2221 Niagara Falls Boulevard. As a result of past management operations, a variety of chemicals used at the facility (formerly Bell Aerospace Textron) have impacted on-site soils and groundwater, and off-site groundwater.  In September 1992, DEC issued a Post-Closure Permit (No. 9-2940-00001/00079-0) to Bell Aerospace Textron which required the company to develop a corrective measures program to remediate the are impacted by the contamination. Subsequently, the company designed and installed both an off-site and an on-site groundwater extraction system.  Performance monitoring data indicate that those remedial systems are achieving their design objectives.  The source of the contamination (former neutralization pond) has been removed, and the extent of the contaminant plume has diminished.  In September 1998, the Post-Closure Permit was renewed.  DEC has determined that the ongoing remedial activities are protective of human health and the environment, and are achieving the remedial criteria specified in the Post-Closure Permit. As continued operation of the remedial systems is necessary, Permit No. 9-2940-00001/00079 which expired in September 2003 is being renewed.  A fact sheet providing additional information on the facility and its operation, and a copy of the Draft Part 373 Permit is available at the Wheatfield Town Hall, 2800 Church Road, North Tonawanda, New York; in addition to being available at the address of the contact person listed below.
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 May 14, 2007.
Contact: Jeffrey E Dietz
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716)851-7165
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals