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ENB Region 7 Completed Applications 01/27/2021

Cortland County

Applicant:

Rt 13 Rocks LLC
765 St Rte 13
Cortland, NY 13045

Facility:

Cortlandville Sand & Gravel Mine
765 St Rte 13
South Cortland, NY

Application ID:

7-1122-00043/00008

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation

Project is Located:

Cortlandville, Cortland County

Project Description:

Rt 13 Rocks LLC proposes (1) a 9.4-acre lateral expansion of an existing sand and gravel mine, (2) mining up to 100 feet below the water table, and (3) removal of 0.4 acres of unaffected land in the northwest of the mine. The final Life-of-Mine acreage would be 75.8 acres on approximately 135 acres of land. The reclamation plan includes a 54-acre pond and regraded, revegetated upland habitat.

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 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:

Based on the information provided in cultural resources survey reports for this project, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have an impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. Measures have been undertaken in consultation with OPRHP to avoid or mitigate impacts to registered or eligible resources. These agreed upon measures conclude the SHPA review.

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 26, 2021.

Contact:

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


Onondaga County

Applicant:

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company LLC
1001 Louisiana St
Houston, TX 77002

Facility:

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co - Comp Sta 241
3447 Sentinel Heights Rd
Lafayette, NY 13084

Application ID:

7-3134-00022/00011

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility

Project is Located:

Lafayette, Onondaga County

Project Description:

The NYSDEC has prepared a draft permit and has made a tentative determination to grant approval to renew the current Air Title V Permit for Tennessee Gas Pipeline, LLC.

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC. (TGP) a Kinder Morgan Company, operates compressor station 241 (CS-241) located at 3447 Sentinel Heights Road in Lafayette, Onondaga County, NY. Air emission sources located at CS-241 operate in accordance with the Title V Facility Permit (SAPA Extended January 23, 2017).

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. operates five reciprocating engines: two Clark Model TLA-10 engines each rated at 3,400 hp, one Cooper Bessemer Model 10W-330C2 engine rated 4,500 hp, and two Caterpillar G3612 engines each rated at 3785 hp. These engines burn exclusively on natural gas as fuel and depending upon the pipeline conditions, the compressors may operate simultaneously, independently, or not at all. In addition to the five compressor reciprocating units, TGP also operates a natural gas-fired emergency generator rated at 372 hp/hr.

All other emission sources located at CS-241 are exempt or trivial emission sources, including one natural gas-fired auxiliary boiler, four space or water heaters, a diesel storage tank, five lube oil storage tanks, and a parts washer.

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 26, 2021.

Contact:

Kevin M Balduzzi
NYSDEC Region 7 Headquarters
615 Erie Boulevard W
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315)426-7438
DEP.R7@dec.ny.gov


Oswego County

Applicant:

Indeck-Oswego Limited Partnership
600 North Buffalo Grove Rd
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 -2432

Facility:

Indeck-Oswego Energy Center
105 Mitchell St
Oswego, NY 13126

Application ID:

7-3512-00005/00006

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 19 Air Title V Facility
Article 19 Title IV (Phase II Acid Rain)

Project is Located:

Oswego, Oswego County

Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has prepared a draft permit and made a tentative determination to renew the Air Title V and Air Title IV (phase II acid rain) permit for the Indeck Oswego Energy Center.

This facility is a cogeneration plant capable of furnishing steam to an adjacent industrial facility and electricity to National Grid. The facility is a combined cycle gas turbine utilizing a GE Frame 6 gas turbine with evaporative cooler, an HRSG with Coen duct burner and a GE steam turbine. The plant is operated from a centralized control room through a Westinghouse Distributed Control System (WDCS). Circulating water is cooled through a three-cell wet cooling tower. Natural gas is the primary fuel for both the gas turbine and duct burner. Number 2 distillate oil is the backup fuel for the gas turbine. A 150,000-gallon storage tank is provided for fuel oil storage. The facility operates between 80% and 100% load. Oil firing is limited to 2190 hours annually for the gas turbine. The duct burner fires gas only. Total operating hours are not limited. The gas turbine is equipped with steam injection for NOx control. The duct burner utilizes low NOx burners. This level constitutes the Best Available Control Technology (BACT) for this facility.

This facility is subject to Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD, under 40 CFR 52.21) and Title V. The facility is major for Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) and Sulfur Dioxide (SO2). The draft permit is available at Region 7 office in Syracuse, NY for review.

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 located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 26, 2021.

Contact:

Kevin M Balduzzi
NYSDEC Region 7 Headquarters
615 Erie Boulevard W
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315)426-7438
DEP.R7@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

Michael Maurer

Facility:

Maurer Property
32 Mexico Point Dr W, Lake Ontario
Mexico, NY 13114

Application ID:

7-3534-00147/00014

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 34 Coastal Erosion Management
Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:

Mexico, Oswego County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to move an existing single-family residence away from its Lake Ontario Shoreline to protect from waves and ice, and the structure will encroach into the Adjacent Area to NYS Wetland TX-10. A variance to Coastal Erosion Hazard Area Regulation 6 NYCRR Part 505.7(a)(2) is required due to the new deck and dwelling constructed within 25 feet of the bluff. The applicant will build the house on a pier foundation.

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:

Cultural resource lists and maps have been checked. The proposed activity is not in an area of identified archaeological sensitivity and no known registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified or documented for the project location. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.

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 Feb 11, 2021.

Contact:

Kevin M Balduzzi
NYSDEC Region 7 Headquarters
615 Erie Boulevard W
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315)426-7438
DEP.R7@dec.ny.gov


Tompkins County

Applicant:

Cornell University
300 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853 -2801

Facility:

Hydroelectric Plant
Cradit Farm Rd, Beebe Lake
Ithaca, NY 14853

Application ID:

7-5030-00121/00007

Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Ithaca, Tompkins County

Project Description:

The applicant is requesting a Section 401 Water Quality Certification in association to an application for a new license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC project #3251) for the continued operation of the Cornell University Hydroelecetric Facility (Project). The Project is located on Fall Creek, including Beebe Lake and the Beebe Lake Dam, in the City of Ithaca, and is proposed to continue operating in run-of-river mode. The powerhouse containing two Ossberger turbines and induction generators, has a combined authorized capacity of 1,718-kilowatts. Environmental measures proposed include a year-round continuous minimum flow, operational procedures to limit impoundment fluctuations, and the implementation of management plans for northern long-eared bats, bald eagles, and invasive plant species. A 40-year license term has been requested. Project details and the Environmental Assessment are available for review at the Region 7 NYS DEC Syracuse Office.

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:

There are NO matching applications for this region

SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

Evaluation using a Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form or other information has concluded that the proposed activity will not impact registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.

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 11, 2021.

Contact:

Jonathan J Stercho
NYSDEC Region 7 Headquarters
615 Erie Boulevard W
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315)426-7438
DEP.R7@dec.ny.gov


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