The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking public input on an application filed by Con Edison, renewing its permit to operate a hazardous waste storage facility in Astoria.
Public Comment Sought On Con Ed’s Astoria Facility
The site, located at 31-01 20th Ave., serves as a temporary waste storage and transfer station for materials generated on site and at other Con Ed facilities.
Materials handled there include oil, electrical equipment waste and the chemical compound PCB, according to DEC documents.
The materials come from a variety of sources and operations. These include general equipment maintenance of tankers and pumps, as well as procedures like consolidating liquid and solid waste and preparing equipment for storage.