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ENB - Region 2 Notices 3/25/2015

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan from Flushing Stewart LLC for a site known as the Former Universal Scrap Metal Processors Corp., site ID #C224210. This site is located in the Borough of Brooklyn, within the County of Kings, and is located at 1181 Flushing Avenue. Comments regarding this application and work plan must be submitted no later than April 24, 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: Kyle Forster, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, Bureau B, 625 Broadway, 12th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-7016, Phone: (518) 402-9767, E-mail: kyle.forster@dec.ny.gov.

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Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS

Richmond County (Staten Island) - The New York City Planning Commission, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Staten Island Mall Enlargement. A public hearing on the Draft Environmental Statement (Draft EIS) will be held at a later date to be announced. Advance notice will be given of the time and place of the hearing. The Draft EIS is available from the New York City Department of City Planning, Environmental Assessment and Review Division, 22 Reade Street, Room 4E, New York, NY 10007 and on line at: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcp/html/env_review/eis.shtml.

The action involves a proposal by the applicants, GGP Staten Island Mall, LLC, Macy's Retail Holdings, Inc. (Macy's) and JCPenney Corporation, Inc. to enlarge an existing commercial center known as the Staten Island Mall, located at 2655 Richmond Avenue in the Heartland Village neighborhood of Staten Island Community District 2, New York. The project site for the proposed project is located in a C4-1 zoning district and is bounded by Richmond Hill Road, Marsh Avenue, Platinum Avenue, and Richmond Avenue. The project site does not include the zoning lot containing Sears or its adjacent parking area.

The proposed actions include zoning authorizations pursuant to Section 36-023 of the New York City Zoning Resolution (ZR) for a group parking facility accessory to a commercial enlargement on a zoning lot in excess of 4 acres in a C4-1 zoning district and for a reduction of the parking requirement of ZR Section 36-21, and a certification of cross-access easements pursuant to ZR Sections 36-592 and 36-596(a). The proposed actions would facilitate the development of approximately 426,576 gross square feet of new uses at the project site, including 298,711 gross square feet of local and destination retail uses and 54,488 gross square feet of Use Group 8 cinema uses. The proposed project also includes the development of a new parking structure, as well as exterior landscape improvements.

Contact: Robert Dobruskin, New York City Department of City Planning, Environmental Assessment and Review Division, 22 Reade Street, Room 4E, New York, NY 10007, Phone: (212) 720-3423, E-mail: rdobrus@planning.nyc.gov.


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