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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 03/07/2018

Queens County


NYC Dept of Design & Construction
30-30 Thomson Ave Fl 5
Long Island City, NY 11101 -3045


NYC DDC - SEQ200524 Sewers (Deerfield Rd, Collier Ave, New Haven Ave)
Deerfield Rd and Beach 22nd Ave Between Beach 27th Ave and Elk Drive, Collier Ave Between Briar Pl and Beach 22nd St
Far Rockaway, NY 11691

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge
Article 15 Title 15 Long Island Well Temporary Dewatering

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens County

Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a new permit for a proposed withdrawal and discharge of up to 3,220,000 gallons per day of treated groundwater into Norton Basin (Class SB) from a treatment system consisting of sedimentation, filtration and carbon adsorption at the applicant's facility located in Far Rockaway, Queens. The applicant proposes to operate a temporary dewatering and groundwater treatment system to facilitate reconstruction of water mains, storm sewers, sanitary sewers and appurtenances in various city streets, bounded by New Haven Avenue to the North, Deerfield Road and Elk Drive to the South, Beach 20th Street to the East, and Beach 27th Street to the West. Pumped and treated groundwater is to be directed to existing NYCDEP Outfall ROC-651, which discharges to Norton Basin. The draft permit and fact sheet may be viewed and printed from the Department web site at: Refer to this application by the SPDES Number NY0276847.

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.

This project is subject to the Department's Environmental Justice Policy and an enhanced public participation plan has been prepared and accepted as a component of application completeness. As part of the plan, a document repository has been established near the project area that contains application and project related materials. Information on the repository location and other outreach components of the plan is available from the identified DEC contact.

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:

Project is not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.

SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

Evaluation using a Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form or other information has concluded that the proposed activity will not impact registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.

Coastal Management:

This project is located in a Coastal Management area and is subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.

DEC Commissioner Policy 29, Environmental Justice and Permitting (CP-29)

The proposed action is subject to CP-29. An enhanced public participation plan was submitted by the applicant and has become part of the complete application.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Apr 06, 2018.


Caitlyn P Nichols
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21st St
Long Island City, NY 11101

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