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ENB - Region 8 Notices 5/16/2018

Public Notice

Fact Sheet

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan from East House Canal Street LLC for a site known as Canal Street Manufacturing Site, site ID #C828206. This site is located in the City of Rochester, within the County of Monroe, and is located at 67 & 89 Canal Street, 14608.

A copy of the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan and other relevant documents are available at the document repository located at the City of Rochester Public Library, Rundel Building, 115 South Avenue, Rochester 14604.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to: Todd Caffoe, NYS DEC - Region 8 Office, Division of Environmental Remediation, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, Phone: (585) 226-5350, E-mail: todd.caffoe@dec.ny.gov. All comments must be submitted by June 15, 2018.

Site information can be viewed by entering the site ID noted above at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/cfmx/extapps/derexternal/index.cfm?pageid=3

We would also encourage those interested in receiving information on future activities at this site or any other site to sign up to NYS DEC's Contaminated Sites Email List at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/61092.html

What is the Brownfield Cleanup Program?

New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) is designed to encourage private-sector cleanups of brownfields and to promote their redevelopment as a means to revitalize economically blighted communities. The BCP is an alternative to "greenfield" (land not previously developed or contaminated) development and is intended to remove some of the barriers to, and provide tax incentives for, the redevelopment of brownfields. Since its inception (2003), the BCP has catalyzed the cleanup of more than 300 contaminated sites statewide and incentivized redevelopment. There are more than 350 active sites in the BCP.

Additional information on the New York State's Brownfield program is available at NYS DEC's website: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8450.html


Notice of Public Comment Period, and Notice of Public Meeting for the Draft Unit Management Plan for the Canisteo River Basin

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has completed the Draft Canisteo River Basin Unit Management Plan (UMP). Properties in this UMP include: eight State Forests - Burt Hill, Cameron, Cameron Mills, Canacadea, Greenwood, Rock Creek, Tracy Creek and Turkey Ridge, and two Wildlife Management Areas - Helmer Creek and West Cameron in the Towns of Howard, Cameron, Hornellsville, Greenwood, Rathbone, and Jasper in Steuben County, New York. The UMP covers approximately 7,727 acres.

Major proposals in the plan include: implement the Young Forest Initiative on Wildlife Management Areas (WMA); install new identification signs, and new gates that will be open most of the time; create two new parking areas; monitor invasive exotic plants and animals, which may include prescribed burns, biological controls, pesticide and mechanical removals; construct an accessible fishing pier and/or hunting blind on Cameron State Forest; and add two routes to the state wide Motorized Access Program for People with Disabilities list.

It is NYS DEC's policy to manage state lands for multiple benefits to serve the people of New York State. Benefits such as good water quality, a diverse and healthy wildlife population, and recreational enjoyment are ensured by thoughtful land management, including selectively varying the types and growth stages of forested stands within this Unit, maintaining and creating grasslands, and enhancing wetland areas. The plan offers general information on the Unit's history and geology, and an inventory of the unit's resources, such as vegetative types and stages, fish, wildlife and habitat. It also describes the proposed goals and objectives along with policy considerations for managing the Unit.

NYS DEC will be holding a public meeting on May 31, 2018, at 6:45 p.m. at the Valley Elementary School, 6786 County Route 119, Cameron Mills, NY 14820.

A 30 minute presentation on the draft plan will begin at 6:45 p.m., followed by a question and answer period. Staff will be available until 8:45 p.m. to accept comments. The school is wheelchair accessible. Please contact Regina Willis at (585) 226-5324 for any further specific accommodations.

Public involvement is an important component to the UMP process. We invite you to provide us with your comments or concerns regarding the past or future management of any of the NYS DEC properties included in this UMP.

Written comments are welcome and will be accepted, by mail or e-mail, by the contact person listed below until July 2, 2018. Copies of the draft UMP are posted on the NYS DEC website at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/42067.html.

Copies of the draft UMP will also be available for review at the following locations:

Wimodaughsian Free Library
19 W Main Street
Canisteo, NY 14823
Phone: (607) 698-4445

Hornell Public Library
64 Genesee Street
Hornell, NY 14843
Phone: (607) 324-1210

Addison Public Library
6 South Street
Addison, NY 14801
Phone: (607) 359-3888

NYS DEC - Region 8 Ofice
6274 Avon-Lima Road
Avon, NY 14414-9516
Phone: (585) 226-5324

NYS DEC - Region 8 Bath Sub Office
7291 Coon Rd
Bath, NY 14810
Phone: (607) 776-2165

Contact: Regina Willis, NYS DEC - Region 8 Bath Sub Office, Division of Lands and Forests, 7291 Coon Road,, Bath, NY 14810, Phone: (585) 226-5324, E-mail: r8.ump@dec.ny.gov

Notice of Availability of a Comprehensive Performance Test (CPT) Plan

Applicant: Recycled Energy Development (RED), LLC
1200 Ridgeway Avenue, Suite 2121
Rochester, NY 14615

Date: May 16, 2018

Permits/Application Numbers: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) Title V Permit
DEC ID#8-2699-00126/00001
Emission Unit: U-00008

Project Location/Description: RED operates a multiple hearth incinerator at the Eastman Business Park facility in Rochester New York. The incinerator is designed to treat solid waste generated from the on-site wastewater treatment plant. Solid waste fed to the unit consists of a combination of dewatered wastewater treatment sludge and dewatered wastewater grit. Dewatered sludge is the primary component.

Pursuant to the Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) for Hazardous Waste Combustors Rule promulgated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), RED is required to conduct a CPT to demonstrate compliance with the air emission standards in the rule, specifically 40 CFR Part 63 Subpart EEE. RED has submitted a CPT plan that includes tests for air emissions of toxic metals, dioxin/furans and hydrochloric acid/chlorine while incinerating solid waste generated from the on-site wastewater treatment plant. The plan includes a performance evaluation (PE) for the continuous monitoring systems (CMSs) and a performance specific test (PST) for the continuous emissions monitors (CEMs).

NYS DEC has determined the plan to be acceptable. This notice is pursuant to 40 CFR Part 63.1207(e)(2) which requires RED to publish this approval and make the plan available to the public for review. Written comments on the plan may be submitted to Denise Prunier of the NYS DEC at: denise.prunier@dec.ny.gov.

Interested persons may review the test plan at:

Maplewood Public Library
1111 Dewey Avenue
Rochester, New York 14613

An electronic version can be found on NYS DEC's webpage at:
http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6061.html

Document Availability: Copies of the CPT plan are available for review and copying at the NYS DEC Region 8 Office, 6274 Avon-Lima Road, Avon, Phone: (585) 226-5413 and at the NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, Albany, Phone (518) 408-5574. A copy of the plan is also available for public review at the Maplewood Public Library, 1111 Dewey Avenue in Rochester. The test plan will be accessible through July 16, 2018.

Tentative Test Schedule: Scheduled Commencement Date - July 16, 2018
Scheduled Completion Date - July 20, 2018

NYS DEC Contacts: George Brinkwart, NYS DEC - Region 8 Office, Division of Air Resources, 6274 Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414-9516, Phone (585) 226-5413 or Denise Prunier, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, Albany, New York 12233-3254, Phone (518) 408-5574.

RED Contact: Kevin Churchill, RED-Rochester, LLC, Industrial Wastewater, 480 Maplewood Drive, Rochester, NY 14615; Phone: (585) 327-2036.


Negative Declaration

Genesee County - The Town of Bergen, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Bergen Robins Brook Park and Drew's Nature Center Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

The action involves the adoption of a Park Master Plan for Robins Brook Park and Drew's Nature Center and implementation of the recommended improvements with the recently awarded Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) State and Municipal Facilities Program (SAM) funding. Acting as Lead Agency, the Town of Bergen Town Board seeks to undertake the project in order to provide better recreational facilities for its residents. At Robins Brook Park located on Townline Road (NYS Route 262), additional sports fields, a hiking trail with fitness stations, "open air" pavilions, a playground, fencing, landscaping, and restrooms including approximately 1,700 linear feet of watermain and sanitary sewer forcemain will be installed. New picnic tables, cooking grills, benches, and signage plus additional portable bleachers will be provided. To accommodate the proposed park improvements, the on-site Refuse Transfer Station will be relocated to the east of the current location to the property periphery. New parking and road network rearrangement are also proposed. At Drew's Nature Center located on West Sweden Road (County Road 6), installation of a gazebo, viewing platforms, an informational kiosk, and improved parking is proposed. The trail system around ponds will undergo improvements along with new interpretative signage and park benches. The ground disturbance will be less than 1 acre at each recreational facility with minimal new impervious surface.

The project is located NYS Route 262, west of Jericho Road, and West Sweden Road, north of Swamp Road, in the Town of Bergen, New ork.

Contact: Ernie Haywood, Town of Bergen, 10 Hunter Street, Bergen, NY 14416; Phone: (585)494-1121, E-mail: supervisor@bergenny.org


Wayne County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Montemorano Wetland Restoration Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

The action involves a joint project between the Natural Resources Conservation Service, The Trust for Tomorrow, and the landowner. The project site was previously used as agricultural land but has been allowed to revert to a wetland. The project includes the construction of at least 1.0.22 acres of pothole complexes as well as the use of registered herbicides for invasive species control within New York State Freshwater Wetland SA-29 (Class 2) and its regulated 100 foot adjacent area. The purpose of the project is to restore hydrology to the wetland and create habitat for native species.

The project is located at 456 Glover Road in the Town of Clyde, New York.

Contact: Kris Carlson, NYS DEC - Region 8 Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414; Phone: (585)226-5320; Fax: (585)226-2830, E-mail: DEP.R8@dec.ny.gov


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