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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 12/02/2015

Richmond County

Applicant:

NYC Dept of Environmental Protection
96-05 Horace Harding Expy Fl 5
Corona, NY 11368

Facility:

NYC DEP - Wood Duck Pond Watershed
Amboy Rd/Robinson Ave/Lindewood Ave/Sycamore St
Staten Island, NY

Application ID:

2-6404-00940/00002

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:

Staten Island, Richmond County

Project Description:

The applicant has submitted a plan for the management of stormwater within the Wood Duck Pond watershed of Staten Island. The watershed covers approximately 56 acres, generally bounded by Amboy Road to the north, Lindenwood Road to the east, Sycamore Street to the south, and Beach Road to the west. The management plan proposes construction of four stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) aimed at attenuating stormwater flow velocity and enhancing existing wetlands functions and benefits. The proposed BMPs include constructed micropools, outlet stilling basins, culverts, and pond restoration. The proposed work is located within NYC Bluebelt properties and each capital project must be authorized by the department before construction proceeds.

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

SEQR Lead Agency: NYC Dept of Environmental Protection

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

Based on the information provided in cultural resources survey reports for this project, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have an impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. Measures have been undertaken in consultation with OPRHP to avoid or mitigate impacts to registered or eligible resources. These agreed upon measures conclude the SHPA review.

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 17, 2015.

Contact:

Christopher Lang
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21st St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
DEP.R2@dec.ny.gov


Applicant:

NYC Dept of Environmental Protection
96-05 Horace Harding Expy Fl 5
Corona, NY 11368

Facility:

NYC DEP - South Beach Watershed
Medford Rd, Fingerboard Rd, Narrows Rd & the Staten Island Expwy to the N, Lily Pond Rd to the E, Burgher & Seaview Ave to the W & Raritan Bay
Staten Island, NY

Application ID:

2-6404-01170/00011

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 34 Coastal Erosion Management
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Staten Island, Richmond County

Project Description:

Applicant proposes stormwater management systems within the South Beach watershed of Staten Island. The watershed is approximately 1,267 acres, generally bounded by Medford Road, Fingerboard Road, Narrows Road, and the Staten Island Expressway to the north, Lily Pond Road to the east, lower New York Bay to the south, and Burgher and Seaview Avenues to the west. The stormwater management plan includes of the installation of 177,500 linear feet of storm sewers and 8 stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs). BMPs include enhanced wetlands, a new stormwater outfall to lower New York Bay, stilling basins, and forebays within existing water bodies aimed at enhancing stormwater conveyance, stormwater storage, flow velocity attenuation, erosion reduction, and wetlands habitat improvement. Applicant will be required to submit drawings and plans for each capital project proposed in the system, to be approved by the Department, before construction commences.

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

SEQR Lead Agency: NYC Dept of Environmental Protection

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

Based on the information provided in cultural resources survey reports for this project, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have an impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. Measures have been undertaken in consultation with OPRHP to avoid or mitigate impacts to registered or eligible resources. These agreed upon measures conclude the SHPA review.

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 17, 2015.

Contact:

Christopher Lang
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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