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ENB Region 7 Completed Applications 01/09/2019

Chenango County

Applicant:

Kerry Biofunctional Ingredients Inc
158 St Rte 320
Norwich, NY 13815

Facility:

Kerry
158 St Rte 320
Norwich, NY 13815

Application ID:

7-0842-00017/00019

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Norwich, Chenango County

Project Description:

The Department has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to renew a Title V Permit with two minor modifications, a boiler addition and an acid reactor addition.

The facility's emissions of volatile organic compounds are capped below the major source threshold. The facility is a major source of hazardous air pollutants, in that potential emissions of toluene exceed 10 tons per year. Boiler 4 is subject to 40 CFR Part 60, Subpart Dc. The process sources at Kerry are subject to 6 NYCRR Part 212.

In accordance with 6NYCRR Parts 621.7(b)(9) and 201-6.3(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.

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. The Draft Permit and Permit Review Report may be viewed and printed from the Department web site at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8569.html.

DEC will evaluate the application and the comments received on it to determine whether to hold a public hearing. Comments and requests for a public hearing should be in writing and addressed to the Department representative listed below. A copy of the Department's permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on the Department web site at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6234.html.

Availability of Application Documents:

Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection during normal business hours at the address of the contact person. To ensure timely service at the time of inspection, it is recommended that an appointment be made with 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 application type is exempt and/or the project involves the continuation of an existing operational activity.

Coastal Management:

This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.

DEC Commissioner Policy 29, Environmental Justice and Permitting (CP-29)

It has been determined that the proposed action is not subject to CP-29.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Feb 08, 2019.

Contact:

Cynthia M Hill
NYSDEC Region 7 Cortland Sub-Office
1285 Fisher Ave
Cortland, NY 13045
(607)753-3095
DEP.R7@dec.ny.gov


Tioga County

Applicant:

Village of Owego
178 Main St
Owego, NY 13827 -1419

Facility:

Owego - V STP
75 Southside Dr - N of I-86 (St Rte 17) @ Exit 64
Owego, NY 13827

Application ID:

7-4930-00029/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Owego, Tioga County

Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing a renewal and Department Initiated Modification to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit NY0029262, pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 750-1.18, and 750-1.19, the Priority Ranking System known as New York State's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS).

The facility discharges treated sewage via Outfall 001 to the Susquehanna River, a class C water. Treatment consists of screening and grit removal, extended aeration, and final settling. Sludge is anaerobically digested, gravity belt filter press, drying beds, and is hauled offsite for land application at a local farm. Filtrate from the belt press and supernatant from the digesters is returned to the plant influent.

The following changes to the permit are proposed: New requirement for seasonal effluent disinfection. New daily maximum effluent limits for Oil and Grease, Total Residual Chlorine, and Mercury. New 30-day and 7-day geometric mean effluent limits for Fecal Coliform. Whole Effluent Toxicity action levels for acute and chronic have been revised.

The permit includes updated forms and the latest general conditions. Details of changes are specified in the draft permit and fact sheet which may be viewed and printed from the Department web site at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6054.html.

Availability of Application Documents:

Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection during normal business hours at the address of the contact person. To ensure timely service at the time of inspection, it is recommended that an appointment be made with the contact person.

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 application type is exempt and/or the project involves the continuation of an existing operational activity.

Coastal Management:

This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.

DEC Commissioner Policy 29, Environmental Justice and Permitting (CP-29)

It has been determined that the proposed action is not subject to CP-29.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Feb 08, 2019.

Contact:

Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
DEPPermitting@dec.ny.gov


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