Key Documents

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July 4, 2020. Recording: NoBurnBroome People’s Town Hall July 2, 2020

July 4, 2020. Review of SungEel MCC’s Community Information Meeting June 30, 2020

June 30, 2020. Recording: June 30, 2020 SungEel public Q&A

June 29, 2020. SungEel meeting with Community Leaders – YouTube. By Bill Huston.

June 24, 2020. Chemical and toxicological concerns about the SMCC (SungEel) facility proposed for Endicott, NY. By Paul Connett, PhD and John Ruspantini, CHMM, PMP.

June 22, 2020. Letter to Governor Cuomo signed asking for his help; signed by 80 residents of Broome County.

May 28, 2020. Letter to NYS DEC Commissioner and the President & CEO of the Empire State Development Corporation signed by 154 organizations. A News Release was sent out the same day.

May 20, 2020. Letter to Sungeel from Reginald G.Parker, PE, Regional Engineer, NY Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 7.

May 19, 2020. SungEel MCC Americas Responds to Community Discussion. Media Advisory. Contact: Stephen Donnelly, Stephen Donnelly & Associates.

May 18, 2020. Village of Endicott Board Meeting – YouTube

May 18, 2020. Letter to Basil Seggos, Commissioner of the DEC, from NY Assembly member Donna Lupardo.

May 15, 2020. Letter to Village of Endicott Mayor Linda Jackson from NY State Senator Frederick J. Akshar II.

May 13, 2020. Letter to Endicott Mayor Linda Jackson and Village Board Members from Claudia K. Braymer of Braymer Law PLLC on behalf of No Burn Broome.

May 7, 2020. Village of Endicott Board Meeting – YouTube.

May 6, 2020. Letter from Nicole Wolfe, Superintendent of Schools and Dick Testa, Board of Education President, Union-Endicott Central School District; to Mayor Jackson and Village Trustees.

May 3, 2020. Letter to Endicott Mayor Linda Jackson and Village Board Members from Claudia K. Braymer of Braymer Law PLLC on behalf of No Burn Broome.

April 24, 2020. Position Paper on the Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling-Incineration facility proposed for Endicott, NY. By the Science Team at No Burn Broome.

April 20, 2020. Barton & Loguidice report: A review of the Air Permit issued to Sungeel MCC Americas, LLC– Air State Facility Permit DEC No. 7-0346-00218/00001. Review requested by the Village of Endicott.


April 20, 2020: A Village of Endicott resolution prepared in advance of the April 20 Hearing on the Zoning Change. Thankfully that Hearing was cancelled at the last minute. The resolution states:


… The Village Board has considered the possible environmental impacts of the Local Law. The adoption of said Local Law will not have a significant adverse impact on the environment and the Village Board adopts a negative declaration with respect to the Local Law; and

… WHEREAS, the Village Board, after due deliberation, finds it in the best interest of the Village to adopt said Local Law in accordance with the criteria set forth in Section 300-61.7 of the Zoning Code.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Village Board of the Village of Endicott hereby adopts said Local Law as Law No. ___ of the Year 2020 entitled “A LOCAL LAW MAKING RECYCLING FACILITIES A PERMITTED USE IN INDUSTRIAL ZONES”; and it is further


April 16, 2020. The Planning Board Report, Village of Endicott.

April 16, 2020. Section 239 Response from the Broome County Department of Planning and Economic Development. Letter from Frank Evangelisti, Director, to Mayor Linda Jackson, Village of Endicott.

April 6, 2020. Agenda, Village of Endicott, Board of Trustees meeting. 7pm.

March 31, 2020. Response to stakeholders and interested parties. SugEel MCC Americas, LLC Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Facility Air State Facility Permit Application – DEC No. 7-0346-00218/00001, Village of Endicott, Broome County. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

March 30, 2020. Air Permit issued to Sungeel MCC Americas LLC by the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation.

March 27, 2020. Response to Comments, SMCC LIB Recycling Facility, DEC ID # 7-0346-00218, Air State Facility permit and Solid Waste Management Facility registration. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

February 12, 2020. Re: Sungeel Corporation’s Air Permit and Solid Waste Facility Registration Applications. Letter from Robert H. McKertich, Partner, Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP; to Joseph Diugolenski, NYSDEC, Cortland NY.

December 31, 2019. Lien on Sungeel MMC America LLC by M. Cristo, Inc. as lienor for performed labor. Total agreed price and value: $793,280. Total amount unpaid to lienor $550,000. The property subject to the lien is Huron Campus, Building 259.

Dec 12, 2018 – Dec 12, 2020. Demolition Permit issued to Huron Real Estate for 801 Clark Street W, Endicott. Issued by Village of Endicott Code Enforcement Office, 224 Madison Avenue. Permit Application # BA2018-0118: Interior of building will be gutted for renovation. Time frame is approx 14 weeks.

December 5, 2019. Comments submitted to NYS DEC by Paul Connett, PhD (via email).

October 2, 2019. Notice of Complete Application for SMCC LIB Recycling Facility. Permits(s) Applied/or: l – Article 19 Air State Facility. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation,

August 19, 2019. Solid Waste Management Facility Registration. ENGINEERING REPORT for SMCC LIB RECYCLING FACILITY. Village of Endicott, Broome County, New York.

August 2019 (revised September 2019). Air Permit Application for the SMCC LIB RECYCLING FACILITY, Village of Endicott, Broome County, NY. Prepared by Plumley Engineering for Sungeel MCC Americas LLC.

July 16, 2019. Letter re: “SMCC Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Facility Applicability Determination”. From DEC Region 2, Rolrert Buettner, Chief Air Compliance Branch, Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Division; to Danish Mir, President, SungEel MCC Americas, LLC.

Excerpt: “From the process description you provided, we believe that the rotary dryer is operating at temperatures higher than ignition temperatures of some of the materials being treated in the dryer. This leads us to believe that the SMCC rotary kiln dryer meets the definition of a CISWI unit. Because the unit used for the purpose of recovering metals, it meets the 40C.F.R.§ 60.2020(g) exemption’s requirement that materials recovery units combust waste primarily to recover metals.”
CISWI stands for Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration unit.

May 4, 2018. Toward a new comprehensive global database of per- and polyfluororoalkyl substances (PFAS): Summary report on updating the OECD 2007 list of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs). Series on Risk Management No. 39. OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) ENV/JM/MONO(2018)7.

Excerpt from page 10: “Some PFASs with shorter-chain perfluoroalkyl(ether) moieties have also been present in products as intended ingredients (e.g., lithium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide (CAS number 90076-65-6) as electrolytes in the manufacture of batteries for electric vehicles or stationary applications; ECHA, 2018)…”


Note: We thank activist Bill Huston for collecting and maintaining the 2019 documents for the public. We will be going through his archives to add more to this site.


 

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