DEEP: PolyOne Designed Structures and Solutions LLC - Notice of Tentative Decision of Intent to Renew a State Permit (Stamford)

Notice Of Tentative Decision
Of Intent To Renew A State Permit
For The Following Discharge
Into The Waters Of The State Of Connecticut
 
TENTATIVE DECISION  
The Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection (“the Commissioner”) hereby gives notice of a tentative decision to renew a permit based on an application submitted by PolyOne Designed Structures and Solutions LLC ("the applicant") under section  22a 430 of the Connecticut General Statutes (“CGS”) for a permit to discharge into the waters of the state.
 
In accordance with applicable federal and state law, the Commissioner has made a tentative decision that continuance of the existing system to treat the discharge would protect the waters of the state from pollution, and proposes to renew a permit for the discharge to the Stamford Water Pollution Control Facility.
 
The proposed permit, if issued by the Commissioner, will require that all wastewater be treated to meet the applicable effluent limitations.
 
APPLICANT'S PROPOSAL 
PolyOne Designed Structures and Solutions LLC proposes to continue discharging up to 40,000 gallons per day of treated process wastewaters to the City of Stamford Water Pollution Control Facility from operations at a plastics processing facility.
 
The name and mailing address of the permit applicant are:
PolyOne Designed Structures and Solutions LLC
69 Southfield Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902
 
The activity takes place at:
PolyOne Designed Structures and Solutions LLC
69 Southfield Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902
 
The proposed activity is within the coastal area as defined in C.G.S. Section 22a 94.  Pursuant to CGS Section 22a 98, the applicant must demonstrate that the activities are consistent with all applicable goals and policies in CGS Section 22a 92, and that such activities incorporate all reasonable measures mitigating any adverse impacts on coastal resources and future water dependent development activities.
 
REGULATORY CONDITIONS
 
Type of Treatment
 
DSN 001-1: Neutralization and filtration.
 
Effluent Limitations
 
This permit contains effluent limitations consistent with a Case-by-Case Determination using the criteria of Best Professional Judgment, which will protect the waters of the state from pollution when all the conditions of this permit have been met.
 
In accordance with section 22a 430 4(l) of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (“RCSA”), the permit contains effluent limitations for total recoverable oil petroleum and total suspended solids.
 
COMMISSIONER'S AUTHORITY 
The Commissioner is authorized to approve or deny such permits pursuant to section 22a 430 of the CGS and the Water Discharge Permit Regulations (sections 22a 430 3 and 4 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies).
 
INFORMATION REQUESTS 
The application has been assigned the following numbers by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Please use these numbers when corresponding with this office regarding this application.
 
APPLICATION NO. 201403522                PERMIT NO. SP0000570
 
Interested persons may obtain copies of the application from:

Danny Puran, Plant Manager
PolyOne Designed Structures and Solutions LLC
69 Southfield Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 327-6010 x323
 
The application is available for inspection by contacting Mariana Miller at (860) 424 3025, at the Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106 5127 from 8:30am 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.
 
Any interested person may request in writing that his or her name be put on a mailing list to receive notice of intent to issue any permit to discharge to the surface waters of the state.  Such request may be for the entire state or any geographic area of the state and shall clearly state in writing the name and mailing address of the interested person and the area for which notices are requested.
 
PUBLIC COMMENT 
Prior to making a final determination to approve or deny any application, the Commissioner shall consider written comments on the application from interested persons that are received within thirty (30) days of this public notice. Written comments should be directed to Mariana Miller, Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106 5127. The Commissioner may hold a public hearing prior to approving or denying an application if in the Commissioner's discretion the public interest will be best served thereby, and shall hold a hearing upon receipt of a petition signed by at least twenty-five (25) persons. Notice of any public hearing shall be published at least thirty (30) days prior to the hearing.
 
Petitions for a hearing should include the application number noted above and also identify a contact person to receive notifications. Petitions may also identify a person who is authorized to engage in discussions regarding the application and, if resolution is reached, withdraw the petition. Original petitions must be mailed or delivered to: DEEP Office of Adjudications, 79 Elm Street, 3rd floor, Hartford, CT, 06106-5127. Petitions cannot be sent by fax or email. Additional information can be found at www.ct.gov/deep/adjudications.
 
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request an accommodation contact us at (860) 418-5910 or deep.accommodations@ct.gov.  
 
                                       
/s/Oswald Inglese, Jr. Director
Water Permitting and Enforcement Division
Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance
 
Published in the Stamford Advocate on October 6, 2017.