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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 06/03/2015

Queens County

Applicant:

NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233

Facility:

NYS DEC-Rockaway Reef
Rockaway Beach
Rockaway Beach, NY

Application ID:

2-6309-00021/00005

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to enhance Rockaway Beach Artificial Reef to increase hardbottom habitat for marine flora/fauna and to improve productivity of the site. Clean concrete, rock, or clean steel will be placed within the boundaries of the existing reef. The proposed project is located 1.6 nautical miles south of Rockaway Beach in the Atlantic Ocean.

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 not performed.

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 Jun 24, 2015.

Contact:

Victoria A Lawrence
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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