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ENB - Region 2 Notices


Site Name: 21-03 44th Avenue
Site Address: 21-03 44th Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
County: Queens
Site No.: C241107
Requestor: Exclusive Realty Services, LLC
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) administers the Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) pursuant to State Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) 27-1400 et seq. The BCP was created to encourage the remediation and redevelopment of contaminated properties known as brownfields. The requestor indicated above has submitted a BCP application for the site indicated above.

NYSDEC will accept public comments concerning the application. A copy of the application and other appropriate documents (application package) is available in the site document repository located at the address indicated below.

NYSDEC will review the application package and public comments received and then make a determination on the eligibility of the application.

Comments should be submitted by August 9, 2007 to:

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Environmental Remediation
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233

Attention: Bob Cozzy Repository address:
Queens Community Board No. 2
43-22 50th Street
Woodside, NY 11377
(718) 533-8773

Negative Declaration

New York County (Manhattan) - The New York City Department of Small Business Services, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Bryant Park Business Improvement District Expansion will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposal to create a Business Improvement District to provide supplemental services which may include, but not be limited to, security, sanitation, lighting, horitculture, programming and amenities, outdoor furniture, food service, perimeter enhancements, design upgrades, public restrooms and administrative services. The project is located at One Bryant Park (1101 Avenue of the Americas) fronting on Bryant Park and the New York Public Library as well as properties situated on the block located on the south side of 40th Street and the north side of 42nd Street between Fifth Avenue and Avenue of the Americas and on the east side of Fifth Avenue and the west side of Avenue of Americas between 40th and 42nd Street.

Contact: Leon Fonfa, New York City Department of Small Business Services, 110 William Street, New York, NY 10038, Phone: (212) 513-6462.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Queens County (New York) - The New York City Planning Commission, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Jamaica Plan. The action involves a number of proposed actions which are collectively referred to as the "Jamaica Plan": Department of City Planning (DCP) is proposing zoning map amendments affecting all or portions of 368 blocks in the study area; DCP is proposing zoning text amendments to facilitate the creation of the Special Downtown Jamaica District (SDJD), which would affect all or portions of 71 blocks in Downtown Jamaica; the City's Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is proposing designation of the Jamaica Gateway Urban Renewal Area (JGURA) and an Urban Renewal Plan over 3 blocks; HPD is proposing acquisition and disposition of property within the JGURA; JFK Center Associates, LLC, is proposing to demap a segment of 148th Street between 94th and 95th Avenues, with acquisition or disposition of real property related thereto; and the City's Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) is proposing disposition of City land for the purposes of redevelopment. The project is located Downtown Jamaica, Jamaica, South Jamaica, Hollis, and St. Albans, in Queens, New York.

Contact: Robert Dobruskin, New York City Department of City Planning, Phone: (212) 720-3423.

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