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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 12/09/2009

Bronx County

Applicant:

U S Dept of the Army
The Pentagon
Washington, DC 20310

Facility:

Orchard Beach
Shore Rd to Park Drive - 1.5 Miles N of the East River
Whitestone, NY 10464

Application ID:

2-6003-00128/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Bronx, Bronx County


Project Description:

The applicant proposes to dredge and place 265,000 cubic yards of fill for beach nourishment to restore Orchard Beach to its historic shoreline with subsequent maintenance operations which will require 33,750 cubic yards of fill in the 20th and 40th years of the project. The project also includes improvements to the southern terminal groin. The project site is located at NYC Parks - Orchard Beach on City Island in the Bronx.

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 an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was not performed.

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.

Coastal Management:

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 Dec 24, 2009.

Contact:

John F Cryan
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
r2dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us


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