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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 09/13/2017

Queens County

Applicant:

NYC Dept of Parks & Recreation
830 5th Ave
New York, NY 10065 -7001

Facility:

NYC Parks-Bowne Park Pond
32nd Ave & 159th St
Queens, NY

Application ID:

2-6302-00111/00003

Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to improve the water quality of Bowne Pond located in Bowne Park, Queens, NY by dredging 56,019 square feet of the pond to remove approximately 2,075 cubic yards of materia, placing 6 inches of sand to line the pond bottom, repairing the well, replacing the outflow control weir structure, installing a new aeration system, reconstructing the stone wall as needed, installing ground hydrant and RPZ, and replacing the outflow pipe.

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 performed.

SEQR Lead Agency: NYC Dept of Parks & Recreation

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

A cultural resources survey has been completed and cultural resources were identified. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no adverse impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.

Coastal Management:

This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not 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 Sep 28, 2017.

Contact:

Olabisi Kenku
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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