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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 07/11/2018

Kings County

Applicant:

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

Facility:

NYC DDC Coney Island Outfalls & Sewers
Coney Island Creek W 12th St, W 15th W St & 21st St
Brooklyn, NY 11224

Application ID:

2-6107-00736/00008

Permit(s) Applied for:

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

Project is Located:

Brooklyn, Kings 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 2,304,000 gallons per day of treated groundwater into Coney Island Creek (Class I) from a treatment system consisting of sedimentation, filtration and carbon adsorption at the applicant's project site located in the Coney Island area of Brooklyn. The applicant proposes to operate a temporary construction dewatering and groundwater treatment system to facilitate reconstruction of storm sewers, sanitary sewers, and water mains in various city streets, including portions of Stillwell Avenue, Surf Avenue and Neptune Avenue, between West 15th Street and West 12th Street. Pumped and treated groundwater is to be directed to an existing NYCDEP storm sewer which discharges to Coney Island Creek via NYCDEP Outfall ID CI-639.

The draft permit and fact sheet may be viewed and printed from the Department web site at:
http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6054.html. Refer to this application by the SPDES Number NY0276901.

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 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 Environmental Protection

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

Cultural resource lists and maps have been checked. The proposed activity is not in an area of identified archaeological sensitivity and no known registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified or documented for the project location. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.

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 Aug 10, 2018.

Contact:

Caitlyn P Nichols
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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