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In these sections, the newest notices are listed first. Additional notices can be found at the bottom of this page.

Notices Posted Since November 22, 2023: None.

Region 1 - Nassau and Suffolk Counties

Iron Man Realty LLC

IRON MAN REALTY LLC Applicant applied for a permit, DEC Project No. 1-4736-08531/00001, pursuant to 6 NYCRR part 661. The project site is located at 175 Dune Road, Westhampton, New York. Applicant seeks to install a four (4) foot wide walkway over a Right-of-Way (ROW) and install a catwalk, ramp and float seaward of mean high water (MHW) in Moneybogue Bay, a subsection of Moriches Bay. The DEC denied the application by Notice of Permit Denial dated August 19, 2022 and applicant has requested a hearing.

Legislative Public Comment Hearings: A legislative public comment hearing pursuant to 6 NYCRR part 624 to hear and receive unsworn comments from the public was held electronically on July 26, 2023.

Written Public Comments: Written comments concerning Iron Man Realty's permit application will be accepted by email until 5:00 p.m. on September 1, 2023 or by regular mail if postmarked by September 1, 2023.

Issues Conference: Pursuant to 6 NYCRR 624.4(b), a pre-adjudicatory issues conference will be conducted on September 6, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. Persons seeking to participate at the issues conference and the subsequent adjudicatory hearing, must file a petition which must be received at the Department's Office of Hearings and Mediation Services no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 25, 2023. The issues conference may be canceled if no petitions for party status are received.

Adjudicatory Hearing: The adjudicatory hearing is scheduled for September 6, 2023 immediately following the issues conference, or at 9:30am if the issue conference is canceled, and continuing as necessary. The hearing will be conducted electronically through the Webex electronic webinar platform.

For more information and instructions for attending the issues conference, submitting petitions for party status and/or attending the adjudicatory hearing, click on the name Iron Man Realty LLC at the beginning of this Notice.

Contact: Molly T. McBride, NYS DEC-Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, 625 Broadway, Albany, New York 12233-1550, phone (518) 402-9003, email: [email protected]

Iron Man Realty LLC

IRON MAN REALTY LLC Applicant applied for a permit, DEC Project No. 1-4736-08531/00001, pursuant to 6 NYCRR part 661. The project site is located at 175 Dune Road, Westhampton, New York. Applicant seeks to install a four (4) foot wide walkway over a Right-of-Way (ROW) and install a catwalk, ramp and float seaward of mean high water (MHW) in Moneybogue Bay, a subsection of Moriches Bay. The DEC denied the application by Notice of Permit Denial dated August 19, 2022 and applicant has requested a hearing.

Legislative Public Comment Hearing: A legislative public comment hearing pursuant to 6 NYCRR part 624 to hear and receive unsworn comments from the public will be held virtually on Wednesday July 26, 2023 at 9:30am. The hearing will be conducted electronically through the Webex electronic webinar platform.

Written Public Comments: Written comments concerning Iron Man Realty's permit application will be accepted by email until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday July 26, 2023 or by regular mail if postmarked by July 26, 2023.

Issues Conference: Pursuant to 6 NYCRR 624.4(b), a pre-adjudicatory issues conference will be conducted by ALJ McBride immediately following the legislative comment hearing. Persons seeking to participate at the issues conference and the subsequent adjudicatory hearing, must file a petition which must be received at the Department's Office of Hearings and Mediation Services no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday July 20, 2023.

Adjudicatory Hearing: The adjudicatory hearing is scheduled for July 26, 2023 immediately following the issues conference and continuing as necessary. The hearing will be conducted electronically through the Webex electronic webinar platform.

For more information and instructions for providing oral comment, attending the issues conference, submitting petitions for party status and/or attending the adjudicatory hearing, click on the name Iron Man Realty LLC at the beginning of this Notice.

Contact: Molly T. McBride, NYS DEC-Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, 625 Broadway, Albany, New York 12233-1550, phone (518) 402-9003, email: [email protected].

Region 2 - New York City

Maggies Run LLC

Applicant and Project Description: Maggies Run LLC, 2040 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10314. Maggies Run LLC (Maggies Run or applicant) applied to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department or DEC) for a tidal wetlands permit to construct a commercial parking area with a gravel driveway surrounded by an 8-foot high chain link fence over approximately 0.39 acres of DEC regulated tidal wetlands adjacent area at 422 or 425 Chelsea Road, Staten Island, NY (Richmond County Tax Block 1780 Lot 15). The applicant proposed to enhance approximately 0.71 acres of existing tidal wetlands adjacent area on the property. By letter dated October 27, 2022, Department staff denied the Maggies Run's application for a tidal wetlands permit. Maggies Run submitted a request for a hearing on DEC's denial dated November 18, 2022.

Adjudicatory Hearing: An adjudicatory hearing will be held pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 624 on August 22, 2023 at 10 a.m., and continue, if necessary, on August 23, 2023. The hearing will be held virtually using the Webex audiovisual conference platform. Participation in the adjudicatory hearing is limited to the designated parties. Members of the public may attend the hearing via the internet or listen by telephone. Follow the link to the instructions for attending the hearing sessions scheduled for August 22 and 23, 2023.

Contact: Michael S. Caruso, Administrative Law Judge, Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, 625 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, New York 12233-1550. Telephone: 518-402-9003. Email: [email protected].

Maggies Run LLC

Maggies Run LLC applied to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department or DEC) for a Tidal Wetlands Permit to construct a commercial parking area with a driveway and surrounding 8-foot high chain link fence over approximately 0.39 acres of DEC regulated tidal wetlands adjacent area. By letter dated October 27, 2022, Department staff denied the Applicant's application for the permit. Maggies Run LLC submitted a request for a hearing on DEC's denial dated November 18, 2022. The proposed project is located at 422 or 425 Chelsea Road, Staten Island, New York (Richmond County Tax Block 1780 Lot 15).

A legislative public comment hearing pursuant to 6 NYCRR part 624 to hear and receive unsworn comments from the public will be held on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at 6:00 pm. The hearing is being conducted electronically through the Webex webinar platform.

A pre-adjudicatory issues conference will be conducted electronically through the Webex webinar platform. The conference will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19, 2023.

Written comments concerning the permit must be postmarked by March 29, 2023. Comments submitted by email must be received by 5:00 p.m. on March 29, 2023.

All petitions requesting party status to participate at an adjudicatory hearing must be received by DEC's Office of Hearings and Mediation Services no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 31, 2023.

A statement of issues from Maggies Run LLC must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 31, 2023. Responses to petitions, and Maggies Run LLC's statement of issues, may be submitted by DEC staff and Maggies Run LLC no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 7, 2023.

For more information and instructions on providing oral statements at the legislative public comment hearing, attending the issues conference, submitting petitions for party status or submitting written comments click on the name Maggies Run LLC at the beginning of this notice.

Contact: Michael S. Caruso, NYS DEC - Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, 625 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, NY 12233-1550, Phone: (518) 402-9003, Fax: (518) 402-9037, Email: [email protected]

Michael Tubridy

Applicant Michael Tubridy applied to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) for a Tidal Wetlands permit (article 25 of the Environmental Conservation Law and 6 NYCRR 661) to add a covered porch onto a house previously permitted and built on property located at 937 Shad Creek Road, Broad Channel, NY 11693, also identified as Queens County Tax Block 15308, Lot 4. The covered porch would add 373.4 square feet of lot coverage to the lot that already has 2352.8 square feet. By letter dated September 13, 2022, Department staff determined that the proposed project failed to satisfy the permit issuance standards (see 6 NYCRR 661.9[c]).

A legislative public comment hearing pursuant to 6 NYCRR 624 to hear and receive unsworn comments from the public will be held on January 6, 2023, at 10:00 a.m., at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 713 Shad Creek Road, Queens, New York.

A pre-adjudicatory hearing issues conference will be held at the same location immediately following the legislative hearing on January 6, 2023.

Written comments concerning the permit must be sent to Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Jennifer Ukeritis, at the address provided below, and postmarked by January 6, 2023. Written comments sent via email must be received on or before January 6, 2023.

The adjudicatory hearing is scheduled to take place at the same location, immediately following the issues conference.

All petitions requesting party status to participate at an adjudicatory hearing must be received on or before the close of business on December 19, 2022.

Follow the link provided above for instructions on providing comments at the legislative hearing, attending the issues conference, and submitting petitions for party status, or submitting written comments.

Contact: ALJ Jennifer M. Ukeritis, NYS DEC - Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, 625 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, NY 12233-1550, Phone: (518) 402-9003, Fax: (518)402-9037, Email: [email protected].

Region 3 - Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester Counties

Iroquois Gas Transmission System LP

Applicant: Iroquois Gas Transmission System LP, One Corporation Dr Suite 600
Shelton, CT 06484

Project: Iroquois Enhancement by Compression (ExC) Project

DEC Application IDs:
3-1326-00211/00001 (Dover Compressor Station)
4-1922-00049/00004 (Athens Compressor Station)

Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19, Air State Facility

Project Locations: Dover Compressor Station, 186 Dover Furnace Road (Co. Route 46), Dover Plains, NY 12522 and Athens Compressor Station, 915 Schoharie Turnpike (Co. Route 28), Athens, NY 12015

Project Description: The Iroquois Enhancement by Compression Project (ExC Project) includes the addition of 12,000 horsepower (hp) of new compression and associated facilities at the existing Iroquois Dover Compressor Station located at 186 Dover Furnace Road in Dover Plains and the addition of 12,000 hp of new compression and associated facilities at the existing Iroquois Athens Compressor Station located at 915 Schoharie Turnpike in Athens. The ExC Project also includes upgrades at the Milford and Brookfield Stations in Connecticut. The ExC Project is designed to provide a total of 125,000 Dekatherms per day (Dth/d) of incremental firm natural gas transportation service to two existing customers of Iroquois, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Ed) and KeySpan Gas East Corporation d/b/a National Grid (National Grid).

Public Hearing and Written Public Comment Period:

A legislative hearing pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 621 (Uniform Procedures) to receive unsworn comments from the public on the ASF applications will be held on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The hearing will be conducted electronically through Webex.

All persons, organizations, corporations, or government agencies who may be affected by the project are invited to attend the hearing and comment on the ASF applications. Instructions on how to attend the hearing are provided, or by calling (518) 402-9003.

Interpreter services shall be made available to deaf persons, and translator services shall be made available to persons with limited English proficiency, at no charge for either service, upon written request. Requests must be received by January 23, 2023 and directed to the NYS DEC - Office of Communication Services, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-4500, Phone: (518) 402-8044, E-mail: [email protected]

Written statements and comments on the application are encouraged, and any statements and comments may be filed prior to the hearing, but no later than the deadline for written comments, which is February 7, 2023. Individuals and parties may file written comments to the Contact Person or may submit comments electronically at [email protected]

Following the hearing, NYS DEC will determine whether substantive or significant issues have been raised as defined in 6 NYCRR Part 621 Uniform Procedures, and if an adjudicatory public hearing should be scheduled before an administrative law judge. In order to raise substantive and significant issues, written comments expressing objections or opposition to the applications must explain the basis of that opposition and identify the specific grounds which could lead NYS DEC to deny or impose significant permit conditions on the project.

A copy of NYS DEC's permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on NYS DEC's website at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6234.html.

All written filed comments and electronically submitted comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 7, 2023.

Contact: Karen Gaidasz, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Permits, Bureau of Energy Project Management, 625 Broadway, 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-1750, Phone: (518) 402-9167, Fax: (518) 402-9168, E-mail: [email protected]

Region 4 - Albany, Columbia, Greene, Delaware, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Schenectady, and Schoharie Counties

Norlite LLC

Norlite LLC - Norlite LLC (Norlite) manufactures lightweight aggregate from shale mined at its facility located in Cohoes, New York. By notice dated August 31, 2023, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department or DEC) staff advised Norlite that the Department was modifying Norlite's Part 373 RCRA hazardous waste permit (RCRA permit) pursuant to 6 NYCRR 621.13(a)(4) due to a material change in applicable regulations. The permit modification removed the references and requirements associated with a repealed regulatory exclusion that previously classified Norlite's air pollution control dust derived from the combustion of hazardous waste as solid waste. In summary, the modification removed an outdated regulatory provision from Norlite's RCRA permit. On September 14, 2023, Norlite submitted a response to the Department's notice and requested a hearing on DEC's modification of the RCRA permit.

A legislative public comment hearing pursuant to 6 NYCRR part 624 to hear and receive unsworn comments from the public will be held on November 20, 2023 at the Cohoes Senior Center, 10 Cayuga Plaza, Cohoes, New York at 6:00 p.m.

A pre-adjudicatory issues conference will be conducted at the Cohoes Senior Center, 10 Cayuga Plaza, Cohoes, New York on December 14, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.

Written comments concerning DEC's modification of Norlite's RCRA permit and Norlite's response and request for a hearing must be postmarked by Wednesday, November 22, 2023.

All petitions requesting party status to participate at the adjudicatory hearing must be received at DEC's Office of Hearings and Mediation Services no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 28, 2023.

A statement of issues from Norlite LLC must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 28, 2023. Responses to petitions and Norlite LLC's statement of issues may be submitted by DEC staff and Norlite LLC no later than 5:00 p.m. on December 8, 2023.

For more information and instructions on providing oral statements at the legislative public comment hearing, attending the issues conference, submitting petitions for party status or submitting written comments click on the name Norlite LLC at the beginning of this notice.

Contact: Michael S. Caruso, NYS DEC - Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, 625 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, NY 12233-1550, Phone: (518) 402-9003, Fax: (518) 402-9037, E-mail: [email protected]

Iroquois Gas Transmission System LP

Applicant: Iroquois Gas Transmission System LP, One Corporation Dr Suite 600
Shelton, CT 06484

Project: Iroquois Enhancement by Compression (ExC) Project

DEC Application IDs:
3-1326-00211/00001 (Dover Compressor Station)
4-1922-00049/00004 (Athens Compressor Station)

Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19, Air State Facility

Project Locations: Dover Compressor Station, 186 Dover Furnace Road (Co. Route 46), Dover Plains, NY 12522 and Athens Compressor Station, 915 Schoharie Turnpike (Co. Route 28), Athens, NY 12015

Project Description: The Iroquois Enhancement by Compression Project (ExC Project) includes the addition of 12,000 horsepower (hp) of new compression and associated facilities at the existing Iroquois Dover Compressor Station located at 186 Dover Furnace Road in Dover Plains and the addition of 12,000 hp of new compression and associated facilities at the existing Iroquois Athens Compressor Station located at 915 Schoharie Turnpike in Athens. The ExC Project also includes upgrades at the Milford and Brookfield Stations in Connecticut. The ExC Project is designed to provide a total of 125,000 Dekatherms per day (Dth/d) of incremental firm natural gas transportation service to two existing customers of Iroquois, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Ed) and KeySpan Gas East Corporation d/b/a National Grid (National Grid).

Public Hearing and Written Public Comment Period:

A legislative hearing pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 621 (Uniform Procedures) to receive unsworn comments from the public on the ASF applications will be held on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The hearing will be conducted electronically through Webex.

All persons, organizations, corporations, or government agencies who may be affected by the project are invited to attend the hearing and comment on the ASF applications. Instructions on how to attend the hearing are provided, or by calling (518) 402-9003.

Interpreter services shall be made available to deaf persons, and translator services shall be made available to persons with limited English proficiency, at no charge for either service, upon written request. Requests must be received by January 23, 2023 and directed to the NYS DEC - Office of Communication Services, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-4500, Phone: (518) 402-8044, E-mail: [email protected]

Written statements and comments on the application are encouraged, and any statements and comments may be filed prior to the hearing, but no later than the deadline for written comments, which is February 7, 2023. Individuals and parties may file written comments to the Contact Person or may submit comments electronically at [email protected]

Following the hearing, NYS DEC will determine whether substantive or significant issues have been raised as defined in 6 NYCRR Part 621 Uniform Procedures, and if an adjudicatory public hearing should be scheduled before an administrative law judge. In order to raise substantive and significant issues, written comments expressing objections or opposition to the applications must explain the basis of that opposition and identify the specific grounds which could lead NYS DEC to deny or impose significant permit conditions on the project.

A copy of NYS DEC's permit hearing procedures is available upon request or on NYS DEC's website at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6234.html.

All written filed comments and electronically submitted comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 7, 2023.

Contact: Karen Gaidasz, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Permits, Bureau of Energy Project Management, 625 Broadway, 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-1750, Phone: (518) 402-9167, Fax: (518) 402-9168, E-mail: [email protected]

Region 5 - Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Saratoga, Warren, and Washington Counties

None.

Region 6 - Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, and St. Lawrence Counties

None.

Region 7 - Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Madison, Onondaga, Oswego, Tioga, and Tompkins Counties

None.

Region 8 - Chemung, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Schuler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, and Yates Counties

Seneca Power Partners LP

SENECA POWER PARTNERS LP - Seneca Power Partners LP (Seneca), which owns and operates the Batavia Power Plant located at 163 Cedar St., Batavia, New York 14020 (the Plant), applied to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) for a non-public Water Withdrawal permit to withdraw water for boiler make-up and cooling water on an as-needed basis from an existing, unused well (Well D) on applicant's property which is part of the larger wellfield source near Tonawanda Creek in the Town of Batavia, Genesee County. This is to replace the current City supplied water source.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) issued the water withdrawal permit with limitations, effective November 18, 2022. The permit authorized the withdrawal of up to 698,400 gallons per day (gpd) with a maximum annual withdrawal of 26,000,000 gallons per year (gpy) of water for the purpose of system maintenance, boiler make-up water, and non-contact cooling to support the generation of electric power in accordance with the terms and conditions of the permit. Applicant objects to the maximum withdrawal limits in the permit and has requested a hearing.

A Legislative public comment hearing pursuant to 6 NYCRR part 624 to hear and receive unsworn comments from the public will be held on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. This hearing will be conducted electronically through the Webex electronic webinar platform.

Written comments concerning the permit will be accepted provided they are postmarked by Thursday, March 30, 2023, or emailed by 5:00 p.m. on that date.

All petitions requesting party status to participate at the adjudicatory hearing must be received at the DEC's no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 7, 2023.

A statement of issues from Seneca must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 7, 2023. Responses to petitions and the statement of issues may be submitted by Department staff and responses to petitions may be submitted by Seneca no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 14, 2023.

Pursuant to 6 NYCRR 624.4(b), a pre-adjudicatory issues conference will be conducted by ALJ MacPherson in person at the Quality Inn & Suites, 8250 Park Road, Batavia, New York 14020. The conference will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, and will continue as necessary.

The adjudicatory hearing is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Quality Inn & Suites, 8250 Park Road, Batavia, New York 14020, and continuing as necessary.

For more information on providing oral statements at the legislative public comment hearing, attending the issues conference, submitting petitions for party status, or submitting written comments, click on the name Seneca Power Partners at the beginning of this notice.

Contact: Administrative Law Judge Timothy MacPherson, Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, NY, 12233-1550, Phone: (518) 402-9003, Email: [email protected].

Greenidge Generation LLC

Applicant: Greenidge Generation LLC (Greenidge) applied to New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department) for renewal of an ECL Article 19 Title V air permit for Greenidge's continued operation of a natural gas-fired electric generating facility in the Town of Torrey, Yates County, on Seneca Lake.

The Department denied the renewal request on June 30, 2022, pursuant to title 6 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules, and Regulations of the State of New York (6 NYCRR 621.10[f]). The denial was based on the determination that the facility's continued operation would be inconsistent with or would interfere with the attainment of the Statewide greenhouse gas (GHG) emission limits established in article 75 of the Environmental Conservation Law (Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act [CLCPA]) and reflected in 6 NYCRR Part 496. On July 28, 2022, Greenidge filed a hearing request on the denial.

A pre-adjudicatory issues conference was convened on December 8, 2022, and is adjourned until January 4, 2023 at 9:00 am. The issues conference will be held virtually using the Webex audiovisual conference platform. Participation in the issues conference is limited to the parties and petitioners for party status. Members of the public may attend the issues conference via the internet or listen via telephone.

For instructions on observing the issues conference, click on the link at the beginning of this notice.

Contact: Administrative Law Judge Elizabeth Phillips, Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, NY, 12233-1550, Phone: (518) 402-9003, Email: [email protected].

Greenidge Generation LLC

Applicant Greenidge Generation LLC (Greenidge) applied to New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department) for renewal of an ECL Article 19 Title V air permit for Greenidge's continued operation of a natural gas-fired electric generating facility in the Town of Torrey, Yates County, on Seneca Lake.

The Department denied the renewal request on June 30, 2022, pursuant to title 6 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules, and Regulations of the State of New York (6 NYCRR 621.10[f]). The denial was based on the determination that the facility's continued operation would be inconsistent with or would interfere with the attainment of the Statewide greenhouse gas (GHG) emission limits established in article 75 of the Environmental Conservation Law (Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act [CLCPA]) and reflected in 6 NYCRR Part 496. On July 28, 2022, Greenidge filed a hearing request on the denial.

A pre-adjudicatory issues conference was convened on December 8, 2022, and was adjourned until December 20, 2022 at 9:00 am, to be continued, if necessary, on December 21, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. The issues conference will be held virtually using the Webex audiovisual conference platform. Participation in the issues conference is limited to the parties and petitioners for party status. Members of the public may attend the issues conference via the internet or listen via telephone.

For instructions on observing the issues conference, click on the link at the beginning of this notice.

Contact: Administrative Law Judge Elizabeth Phillips, Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, NY, 12233-1550, Phone: (518) 402-9003, Email: [email protected].

Greenidge Generation LLC

Applicant Greenidge Generation LLC (Greenidge) applied to New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department) for renewal of an ECL Article 19 Title V air permit for Greenidge's continued operation of a natural gas-fired electric generating facility in the Town of Torrey, Yates County, on Seneca Lake.

On September 8, 2021, the Department issued a combined notice titled, Notice of Complete Application, Availability of Draft Permits and Announcement of Virtual Legislative Public Comment Hearings, in the Environmental Notice Bulletin (ENB) commencing the public review and comment period for the referenced permit and associated application materials. Virtual legislative public comment hearings were held on October 13, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

The Department denied the renewal request on June 30, 2022, pursuant to title 6 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules, and Regulations of the State of New York (6 NYCRR 621.10[f]). The denial was based on the determination that the facility's continued operation would be inconsistent with or would interfere with the attainment of the Statewide greenhouse gas (GHG) emission limits established in article 75 of the Environmental Conservation Law (Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act [CLCPA]) and reflected in 6 NYCRR Part 496. On July 28, 2022, Greenidge filed a hearing request on the denial.

Legislative public comment hearings pursuant to 6 NYCRR part 624 to hear and receive unsworn comments from the public will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022, at 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm. These hearings will be conducted electronically through the Webex electronic webinar platform.

Written comments concerning the Department's June 30, 2022, denial must be postmarked by October 31, 2022. Written comments emailed must be received by 5:00 pm on October 31, 2022.

All petitions requesting party status to participate at an adjudicatory hearing must be received at the Department's Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 4, 2022.

A statement of issues from Greenidge must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 4, 2022. Responses to petitions and the statement of issues may be submitted by Department staff and responses to petitions may be submitted by Greenidge no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 22, 2022.

A pre-adjudicatory issues conference will be conducted electronically through the Webex Events electronic webinar platform. The conference will begin at 10:00 a.m. on December 8, 2022, and if necessary, will continue on December 9, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.

For instructions on providing oral statements at the legislative public comment hearing, attending the issues conference, submitting petitions for party status or submitting written comments, click on the link at the beginning of this notice.

Contact: Administrative Law Judge Elizabeth Phillips, Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, NY, 12233-1550, Phone: (518) 402-9003, Email: [email protected].

Region 9 - Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Niagara, and Wyoming Counties

CWM Chemical Services

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
NOTICE OF ADJUDICATORY HEARING

Applicant and Facility Description: CWM Chemical Services, LLC (CWM), 1550 Balmer Road, Model City, New York 14107. CWM owns and operates the Model City facility in the Towns of Porter and Lewiston, Niagara County. The Model City facility is a duly permitted hazardous waste treatment, storage, disposal, and recovery facility that accepts hazardous and non-hazardous waste. CWM proposes to construct and operate a new Residuals Management Unit-Two (RMU-2) landfill occupying approximately 43.5 acres at its Balmer Road facility. For this proposal, CWM filed permit applications with the Department of Environmental Conservation, as well as an application for a Certificate of Environmental Safety and Public Necessity.

Adjudicatory Hearing: An adjudicatory hearing will be held pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 624 beginning on October 16, 2023, and continue as necessary through October 27, 2023. The hearing will be held virtually using the Webex audiovisual conference platform. Participation in the adjudicatory hearing is limited to the designated parties. Members of the public may attend the hearing via the internet or listen via telephone. Follow the link to the instructions for attending the hearing sessions scheduled for October 16 through 27, 2023.

Contact: Daniel P. O'Connell Administrative Law Judge, Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, 625 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, New York 12233-1550. Telephone: 518-402-9003. Email: [email protected].

CWM Chemical Services

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
NOTICE OF ADJUDICATORY HEARING

Applicant and Facility Description: CWM Chemical Services, LLC (CWM), 1550 Balmer Road, Model City, New York 14107. CWM owns and operates the Model City facility in the Towns of Porter and Lewiston, Niagara County. The Model City facility is a duly permitted hazardous waste treatment, storage, disposal, and recovery facility that accepts hazardous and non-hazardous waste. CWM proposes to construct and operate a new Residuals Management Unit-Two (RMU-2) landfill occupying approximately 43.5 acres at its Model City facility. For this proposal, CWM filed permit applications with the Department of Environmental Conservation, as well as an application for a Certificate of Environmental Safety and Public Necessity.

Adjudicatory Hearing: An adjudicatory hearing will be held pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 624 beginning at 9:30 a.m. on September 6, 2023, and will continue, as needed, through September 8, 2023. The hearing will be held virtually using the Webex audiovisual conference platform. Participation in the adjudicatory hearing is limited to the designated parties. Members of the public may attend the hearing via the internet or listen via telephone. Follow the link to the instructions for attending the hearing sessions scheduled from September 6 through 8, 2023.

Contact: Daniel P. O'Connell Administrative Law Judge, Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, 625 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, New York 12233-1550. Telephone: 518-402-9003. Email: [email protected].

CWM Chemical Services

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
NOTICE OF ADJUDICATORY HEARING

Applicant and Facility Description: CWM Chemical Services, LLC (CWM), 1550 Balmer Road, Model City, New York 14107. CWM owns and operates the Model City facility in the Towns of Porter and Lewiston, Niagara County. The Model City facility is a duly permitted hazardous waste treatment, storage, disposal, and recovery facility that accepts hazardous and non-hazardous waste. CWM proposes to construct and operate a new Residuals Management Unit-Two (RMU-2) landfill occupying approximately 43.5 acres at its Model City facility. For this proposal, CWM filed permit applications with the Department of Environmental Conservation, as well as an application for a Certificate of Environmental Safety and Public Necessity.

Adjudicatory Hearing: An adjudicatory hearing will be held pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 624 at 1:00 p.m. on June 27, 2023, and will continue, as needed, through June 30, 2023. The hearing will be held virtually using the Webex audiovisual conference platform. Participation in the adjudicatory hearing is limited to the designated parties. Members of the public may attend the hearing via the internet or listen via telephone. Follow the link to the instructions for attending the hearing sessions scheduled from June 27 through 30, 2023. Please note the times vary for each day, and are noted in the instructions.

Contact: Daniel P. O'Connell Administrative Law Judge, Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, 625 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, New York 12233-1550. Telephone: 518-402-9003. Email: [email protected].

CWM Chemical Services

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
NOTICE OF ADJUDICATORY HEARING

Applicant and Facility Description: CWM Chemical Services, LLC (CWM), 1550 Balmer Road, Model City, New York 14107. CWM owns and operates the Model City facility in the Towns of Porter and Lewiston, Niagara County. The Model City facility is a duly permitted hazardous waste treatment, storage, disposal, and recovery facility that accepts hazardous and non-hazardous waste. CWM proposes to construct and operate a new Residuals Management Unit-Two (RMU-2) landfill occupying approximately 43.5 acres at its Model City facility. For this proposal, CWM filed permit applications with the Department of Environmental Conservation, as well as an application for a Certificate of Environmental Safety and Public Necessity.

Adjudicatory Hearing: An adjudicatory hearing will be held pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 624 on May 10, 2023, and continue, if necessary, on May 11, 2023. The hearing will be held virtually using the Webex audiovisual conference platform. Participation in the adjudicatory hearing is limited to the designated parties. Members of the public may attend the hearing via the internet or listen via telephone. Follow the link to the instructions for attending the hearing sessions scheduled for May 10 and 11, 2023.

Contact: Daniel P. O'Connell Administrative Law Judge, Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, 625 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, New York 12233-1550. Telephone: 518-402-9003. Email: [email protected].

CWM Chemical Services

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
NOTICE OF ADJUDICATORY HEARING

Applicant and Facility Description: CWM Chemical Services, LLC (CWM), 1550 Balmer Road, Model City, New York 14107. CWM owns and operates the Model City facility in the Towns of Porter and Lewiston, Niagara County. The Model City facility is a duly permitted hazardous waste treatment, storage, disposal, and recovery facility that accepts hazardous and non-hazardous waste. CWM proposes to construct and operate a new Residuals Management Unit-Two (RMU-2) landfill occupying approximately 43.5 acres at its Balmer Road facility. For this proposal, CWM filed permit applications with the Department of Environmental Conservation, as well as an application for a Certificate of Environmental Safety and Public Necessity.

Adjudicatory Hearing: An adjudicatory hearing will be held pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 624 on December 19, 2022, and continue daily, as necessary, until December 23, 2022. The hearing will be held virtually using the Webex audiovisual conference platform. Participation in the adjudicatory hearing is limited to the designated parties. Members of the public may attend the hearing via the internet or listen via telephone. Follow the link to the instructions for attending the hearing sessions scheduled for December 19 through 23, 2022.

Contact: Daniel P. O'Connell Administrative Law Judge, Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, 625 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, New York 12233-1550. Telephone: 518-402-9003. Email: [email protected].

CWM Chemical Services, LLC

Applicant and Facility Description: CWM Chemical Services, LLC (CWM), 1550 Balmer Road, Model City, New York 14107. CWM owns and operates the Model City facility in the Towns of Porter and Lewiston, Niagara County. The Model City facility is a duly permitted hazardous waste treatment, storage, disposal, and recovery facility that accepts hazardous and non-hazardous waste. CWM proposes to construct and operate a new Residuals Management Unit-Two (RMU-2) landfill occupying approximately 43.5 acres at its Balmer Road facility. For this proposal, CWM filed permit applications with the Department of Environmental Conservation, as well as an application for a Certificate of Environmental Safety and Public Necessity.

Adjudicatory Hearing: An adjudicatory hearing will be held pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 624 on August 31, 2022, and continue as necessary on September 1 and 2, 2022. The hearing will be held virtually using the Webex audiovisual conference platform. Participation in the adjudicatory hearing is limited to the designated parties. Members of the public may attend the hearing via the internet or listen via telephone. Follow the link to the instructions for attending the hearing sessions scheduled for August 31, and September 1 and 2, 2022.

Contact: Daniel P. O'Connell Administrative Law Judge, Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, 625 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, New York 12233-1550. Telephone: 518-402-9003. Email: [email protected].


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