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ENB - Region 1 Notices 4/5/2017

Negative Declaration

Nassau County - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Playground Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal to improve three existing playgrounds at Jones Beach and Hempstead Lake State Parks located at Field 2 (Hempstead Lake State Park), near the West Games Area (Jones Beach State Park) and adjacent to Zach's Bay (Jones Beach State Park). All disturbance is within existing developed areas. Existing equipment and surfacing will be demolished, replaced and/or expanded. Where possible, existing materials will be repaired, improved and/or reused. The project site will be restored with topsoil, seeding and native plantings. The project is located at the Hempstead Lake State Park in West Hempstead and the Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh, New York.

Contact: Nicole Garofolo, NYS OPRHP - Long Island Regional Headquarters. P.O. Box 247, Babylon, NY 11702, Phone: (631) 321-3548, E-mail: nicole.garofolo@parks.ny.gov.


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