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ENB - Region 3 Notices 3/2/2016

Negative Declaration

Orange County - The City of Newburgh City Council, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed West Trunkline Sewer Corridor Improvements Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the following proposed sewer improvements:

  • Clearing and grubbing along the West Trunkline Sewer, Southern Interceptor Sewer, and Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Corridors paralleling Quassaick Creek.
  • Cleaning and Closed Caption Televised Inspection of the 54 inch West Trunkline sewer, 36 inch and 42 inch Southern Interceptor Sewer, 60 inch Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) from CSO Regulator #002, 36 inch Gravity Sewer on Mill St and 36 inch Gravity Sewer on Robinson Avenue.
  • Replacement and/or spot repairs of sections of the West Trunkline Sewer, Southern Interceptor Sewer, CSO, Mill St Gravity Sewer and Robinson Avenue Gravity Sewer found to be in poor condition and not able to be rehabilitated using Cured-in-place Pipe (CIPP) lining system, CIPP lining will be installed in sections where required.
  • Installation of manhole structures to facilitate access and maintenance of West Trunkline, Southern Interceptor, and Combined Overflow Sewers.
  • Construction of new access pathway along the West Trunkline Sewer, Southern Interceptor, and CSO to facilitate future maintenance and access to the sewers.

Provided below is a description of the Quassaick Creek stream restoration efforts:

  • Partial removal of Holden Dam.
  • Rechannelization of approximately 1,000 foot section of the Quassaick Creek starting approximately 550 foot west of Holden Dam.
  • Stabilization and restoration of an additional 1,700 foot section of the Quassaick Creek, starting approximately 450 foot downstream of the Holden Dam.

The project is located on the Quassaick Creek in the City of Newburgh, New York.

Contact: Jason Morris, City of Newburgh, 83 Broadway, Newburgh, NY 12550, Phone: (845) 569-7448, E-mail:

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