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ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 02/03/2021

Schenectady County

Applicant:

Viaport New York LLC
10401 US Hwy 441 Ste 336-A
Leesburg, FL 34788

Facility:

Viaport Rotterdam Mall
93 W Campbell Rd
Rotterdam, NY 12306

Application ID:

4-4228-00046/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Rotterdam, Schenectady County

Project Description:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is proposing a renewal and Department Initiated Modification (DIM) to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit NY0109614, 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), and the Drinking Water Source Protection Program for the Mohawk Watershed.

This facility produces stormwater flow from the facility's parking lot. The current treatment system provides settling and includes a sedimentation basin treatment unit. The following changes to the permit are proposed: The chlorine limit has been replaced with a total dissolved solids limit, which encompasses chlorides.

As a result of the EBPS full technical review, a new five-year term is proposed. The permit includes updated forms and the latest general conditions. Details of changes are specified in the draft permit and fact sheet/statement of basis which may be viewed and printed from the Department web site at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6054.html.

Requests for a legislative (public statement) hearing must be sent in writing to the DEC contact person below by the comment deadline. The Department assesses such requests pursuant to 6 NYCRR Section 621.8.

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 Mar 05, 2021.

Contact:

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


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