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ENB - Region 2 Notices 3/21/2012

Negative Declaration

New York County (Manhattan) - The Battery Park City Authority, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Redevelopment of Pier A and Contiguous Upland Area will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the renovation of Pier A in Lower Manhattan and its conversion into a cultural amenity for the community, including a restaurant, embarkation point for boats and public plaza. The project is located at Pier A in Manhattan, New York

Contact: Gwen Dawson, Battery Park City Authority, 1 World Financial Center, 24th Floor, New York, NY 10004, Phone: (212) 417-2000, E-mail: gwen.dawson@batteryparkcity.org.

Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens and Richmond Counties (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island) - The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commisson (NYC TLC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Taxi Medallion Increase may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on April 19 , 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at the NYC TLC Commission Room, 33 Beaver Street, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10004. The action involves an authorization for the issuance of 2,000 new New York City taxi medallions, all of which will be required to be used with taxicab vehicles that are accessible to individuals who use wheelchairs. The project is located throughout New York City, New York.

Contact: Dawn Miller, NYC TLC, 33 Beaver Street, 22nd Floor, New York, NY 10004, Phone: (212) 676-1062, Email: dawn.miller@tlc.nyc.gov.

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