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ENB - Region 2 Notices 4/5/2017

Public Notice

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from Bedford Courts LLC for a site known as the Bedford Union Armory, site ID #C224252. This site is located in the Borough of Brooklyn, within the County of Kings, and is located at 1555 Bedford Avenue. Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than May 5, 2017. A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at the document repositories located at Brooklyn Public Library, Bedford Library Branch, 496 Franklin Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238 and the Brooklyn Community Board 9, 890 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225. Information regarding the site and how to submit comments can be found at: or send comments to: Ioana Munteanu-Ramnic, NYS DEC - Region 2 Office, Division of Environmental Remediation, 47-40 21st Street, Long Island City, NY 11101, Phone: (718) 482-4065, E-mail:

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Negative Declaration

Queens County (Queens) - The New York City School Construction Authority, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Public School (PS) Q144 Addition will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. On behalf of the New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE), the New York City School Construction Authority (NYC SCA) proposes to construct a new approximately 590 seat addition to an existing PS 144Q. Development of the proposed facility would be constructed pursuant to NYC DOE's Five Year Capital Plan for Fiscal Years 2015-2019, which allocates capital funding for the creation of 1,096 additional seats at the primary level in District 28 to address the need for additional school seat capacity in the district. The proposed 39,369 square foot, four story addition will include 24 classrooms, a project room, a resource room, a guidance suite, a staff dinning/conference room, principal's office and general office The project is located at 93-02 69th Avenue in Queens, New York.

Contact: Kelly Murphy, NYC SCA, 30-30 Thompson Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101-3045, Phone: (718) 472-8307, E-mail:

Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Kings County (Brooklyn) - The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Gowanus Canal Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Facilities Project may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on May 4, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Public School (PS) 32, 317 Hoyt Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231.

NYC DEP is undertaking a project to design and construct two combined sewer overflow (CSO) facilities to reduce the volume of combined sewer overflows entering the Gowanus Canal (the Canal). This Project is part of the federally required remediation of the Canal under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA or Superfund), and will be reviewed in accordance with the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), City Environmental Quality Review (CEQR), and the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP). The project is located at the Head End Facility, 242 Nevins Street, 234 Butler Street and 270 Nevins Street in Gowanus, New York and at the Owls Head Facility, 2 2nd Avenue, 110 5th Avenue in Brooklyn, New York.

Contact: Rasheed Lucas, NYC DEP, 59-17 Junction Boulevard, Flushing, NY 11373, Phone: (718) 595-6959, E-mail:

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