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ENB - Region 2 Notices 2/4/2015

Public Notice

Fact Sheet

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Action Work Plan from HADSW LLC for a site known as 601 Washington Street, site ID #C231091. This site is located in Manhattan, within the County of New York, and is located at 601 Washington Street. Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than March 21, 2015. 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: Jonathan Greco, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, Bureau B, 625 Broadway, 12th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-7016, Phone: (518) 402-9694, E-mail: jonathan.greco@dec.ny.gov.

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Notice of Public Comment Period

Project Title: 2015 Jamaica/Flushing LTCP Modification to Order on Consent between the City of New York and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP) and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), DEC Case # CO2-20110512-25, a.k.a. NYC CSO Order.

Counties: New York (Manhattan), Richmond (Staten Island), Kings (Brooklyn), Bronx and Queens

Lead Agency: NYSDEC - Division of Water, Albany

Brief Description:

The NYC CSO Order was executed between the NYS DEC and the NYC DEP in 2005 and was modified in 2008, 2009, and 2012. The New York City (NYC) Combined Sewer Overflows (CSO) Order includes various milestones and projects associated with abatement of CSO within New York City. Based on additional analyses, the parties identified changes to the NYC CSO Order. Pursuant to Paragraphs XVI.A and D.3 of the 2005 CSO Order, NYS DEC is required to publicly notice "[i]n the event of a substantive and significant modification to the construction compliance schedules provided for in this Order." The 2015 Jamaica/Flushing LTCP Modification to the NYC CSO Order contains the following significant modifications:

Consent Order, Appendix A Current Milestone Date New Milestone Date
V.M.1 Submit Approvable Drainage Basin Specific LTCP for Flushing Bay June 2017 June 2016
XII.L.1 Submit Approvable Drainage Basin Specific LTCP for Jamaica Bay/Tribs June 2016 June 2017

Document Availability: Hard copies of the 2005 CSO Order and approved modifications are available for public review at the following offices of the NYS DEC and NYC DEP:

NYS DEC - Division of Water
Office of the Director of the Bureau of Water Compliance
625 Broadway, 4th Floor
Albany, NY 12233-3506.

Robert Elburn
NYS DEC - Region 2 Office
47-40 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11101.

Julia Bourdier
NYC DEP - Bureau of Legal Affairs
59-17 Junction Boulevard
Flushing, NY 11373
Phone: (718) 595-6555.

Public Comment Period: The comment period commences on February 4, 2015 and concludes on March 6, 2015. Comments may be submitted to the contact person listed below.

Comment and Questions regarding the 2015 Jamaica/Flushing LTCP Modifications can be directed to: Gary Kline, NYS DEC - Division of Water, 625 Broadway, 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-3506, Phone: (518) 402-9655, Fax: (518) 402-9029, E-mail: gekline@gw.dec.state.ny.us.


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