ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 09/09/2009
New York County
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
225 Park Ave S
New York, NY 10003
Path Tunnels a & B - World Trade Ctr
World Trade Center
New York, NY 10048
Permit(s) Applied for:
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located:
Manhattan, New York County
The applicant proposes to install erosion/scour protection mats over a total of approximately 11 acres of silty bottom in the Hudson River. The purpose of the installation is to protect and prolong the useful life of the PATH tunnel system. As mitigation for the temporary loss of soft bottom marine habitat, the applicant proposes to provide support for the construction of the Hudson River Estuarium on Pier 26 at Hudson River Park.
Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection during normal business hours at the address of the contact person. To ensure timely service at the time of inspection, it is recommended that an appointment be made with the contact person.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.
SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
Cultural resource lists and map have been checked. No registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at the project location. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.
This project is located in a Coastal Management area and is subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment:
Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Sep 30, 2009.
Harold J Dickey
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST St
Long Island City, NY 11101