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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 05/01/2013

Bronx County

Applicant:

NYC Dept of Parks & Recreation
830 5th Ave
New York, NY 10021 -7001

Facility:

NYC Parks-Van Cortlandt Park
Major Deegan Expwy & Van Cortlandt Park
Bronx, NY

Application ID:

2-6001-00014/00008

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:

Bronx, Bronx County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to convert an existing abandon rail corridor into a multi-use greenway. The proposed work includes removal of old rail ties, paving of the existing rail ballast with a 10 foot wide asphalt path, reconstruction of drainage infrastructure, removal of invasive species, addition of landscape plantings, restoration of historic elements and selective removal of the chain link fence. The project site from the City line to Van Cortlandt Park South in Van Cortlandt Park Along the Putnam Rail Corridor.

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 performed.

SEQR Lead Agency: NYC Dept of Parks & Recreation

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.

Coastal Management:

This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not 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 May 17, 2013.

Contact:

Harold J Dickey
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21st St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
dep.r2@dec.ny.gov


Queens County

Applicant:

NYC Dept of Parks & Recreation
830 5th Ave
New York, NY 10021 -7001

Facility:

NYC Parks - Rockaway Beach
Rockaway Beach
Rockaway, NY

Application ID:

2-6399-00003/00024

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 34 Coastal Erosion Management
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 25 Tidal Wetlands

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to install temporary protective measures including the use of TrapBags, Hesco barriers and sand fencing for dune creation to provide interim emergency shoreline protection from storm surges along Rockaway Beaches which have been severely eroded by Superstorm Sandy. Phase one of the project will encompass the installation of Hesco barriers from Beach 126th to Beach 108th Streets. Future phases will include installation of TrapBags on the seaward side of the baffle wall from Beach 149th to 126th and Beach 107th to 73rd Street. Beach 73rd to Beach 9th will use sand fencing landward of the boardwalk to encourage the formation of sand dunes. These measures are designed and intended to last until permanent sand nourishment and beach reconstruction is provided at these locations by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers using funds authorized by Congress for post-Sandy recovery.

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.

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 May 16, 2013.

Contact:

John F Cryan
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21st St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
dep.r2@dec.ny.gov


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