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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 11/27/2013

Kings County

Applicant:

NYC Dept of Business Services
110 William St 7th Fl
New York, NY 10004

Facility:

NYC EDC 65th St Rail Yard & Float Bridge
65th St & 2nd Ave
Brooklyn, NY

Application ID:

2-6102-00080/00007

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Brooklyn, Kings County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to dredge 23,662 cubic yards of sediment, removal and replacement of the fender and mooring system to allow for berthing of two four-track wide car floats at 65th Street Rail Yard. The project site is located within NYSDEC regulated tidal wetlands at 63rd Street and Second Avenue, Brooklyn, NY Block 5804 Lot 2.

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: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

Cultural resource lists and map have been checked. No registered, eligible or inventoried archeological 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 13, 2013.

Contact:

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


Queens County

Applicant:

Hallets A Development Company LLC
c/o Leg Astoria LLC
301 St Rte 17 N
Rutherford, NJ 07070

Facility:

Hallets A LLC - 1st St & 27th Ave
27-50 1st St B 490 L 1, 11 B 916 L 1, 10 B 915 L 6
Astoria, NY 11102

Application ID:

2-6301-00649/00004

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to construct eight high-rise residential and commercial buildings on eight tax lots on the Halletts Point peninsula on the East River, with associated utilities, roadway improvements, landscaping, paving and a waterfront esplanade. The project site is located in Astoria, Queens, and is approximately 9-2/3 acres in size, wrapping around the peninsula on the waterfront sides of 2nd Street and 27th Avenue, inland to 8th Street. As mitigation for impacts to regulated tidal wetlands and other marine habitats associated with construction of the waterfront esplanade and other on-water features of the project, the applicant shall perform on-site and off-site tidal wetland and marine habitat creation and enhancement.

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:

A draft environmental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.

SEQR Lead Agency: NYC Dept of City Planning

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

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

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 20, 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


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