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ENB - Region 2 Notices 9/19/2012

Public Notice

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from Bevin Associates LLC for a site known as the 1676 Third Avenue, site ID #C231079. This site is located in the City of Manhattan within the County of New York, and is located at 1676 Third Avenue, New York 10128. Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than October 20, 2012. Information regarding the site, the application, and how to submit comments can be found at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/60058.html or send comments to: Shaun Bollers, NYS DEC - Region 2 Office, One Hunter's Point Plaza, 1st Floor, 47-40 21st Street, Long Island City, NY 11101, Phone: (718) 482-4096, E-mail: snboller@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

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Negative Declaration

New York County (Manhattan) - The New York City Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Pier 17 South Street Seaport will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposed reconstruction and renovation of the Pier 17 Building and the renovation and recladding of the Link Building on Pier 17. The project is proposed by the South Street Seaport Limited Partnership and the New York City Economic Development Corporation collectively, the Applicant. The following actions are also proposed as part of the project and require New York City Planning Commission (NYCPC) and New York City Council approvals: the applicant is proposing to rezone an area bounded by the north side of Maiden Lane, the Brooklyn Bridge, the midline of South Street, and the pierhead line from C2-8 to C4-6. The proposed rezoning area encompasses all or portions of eight city lots and includes Piers 15, 16, and 17. Three special permits are also proposed as part of the project, to modify the applicable use, bulk, and signage regulations. Additionally, two separate zoning authorizations, a Waterfront Zoning certification, and a property disposition to amend the existing lease for Pier 17 are requested. One New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) permit is required: Protection of Waters Permit.

The project is located in the South Street Seaport in Lower Manhattan, Community District 1, New York.

Contact: Caren R. Morgan, New York City Economic Development Corporation, 110 William Street, New York, NY 10038, Phone: (212) 312-3750, E-mail: cmorgan@nycedc.com.

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