Public Notice

Fresh Kills Landfill Consent Order Modification

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and New York City Department of Sanitation (DOS) have reached a settlement in a seventh modification to the existing consent order related to the Fresh Kills Landfill located in Staten Island with case number D2-90001-89-03. The City agreed to withdraw its Part 360 permit application and cease the receipt of waste at the landfill by January 1, 2002. In addition, the consent order modification defines the requirements for capping and closure of the landfill with associated date commitments by the City and penalties, if not achieved.

Copies of the order may be obtained by writing or calling Mitchell Khosrova, Chief, Enforcement & Compliance Assurance Bureau, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Environmental Enforcement, 50 Wolf Road, Room 627, Albany, New York 12233-5500, phone (518) 457-4348.

Negative Declaration

New York County - The Department of Housing Preservation and Development, as lead agency has determined that Oceanhill South, CEQR No.: 00HPD013K will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of five, three-story, two-family houses (10 housing units) with a total gross floor area of 93,364 square feet. There will also be two on-site parking space for each house. The only action involved is the disposition of city-owned land through the accelerated UDAAP process. The project is located at Block 1466, Lots 38, 41, 141, Brooklyn, CD #16.

Contact: Beverly Reith, Dir., Environmental Review, Department of Housing Preservation and Development, Office of Planning and Policy, 100 Gold Street, new York, New York 10038.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Continued Public Hearing

New York (Bronx, Kings, Queens)County - The City Planning Commission, as lead agency has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Unified Bulk Program and Related Zoning Map and Text Amendments. A continued public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on 5/23/00 at 10:00 a.m. at City Hall, 2nd Floor Hearing room. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until 6/2/00. The action involves a proposal by the Department of City Planning for three interrelated zoning actions: 1) the Unified Bulk Program, a citywide zoning text amendment intended to simplify, rationalize and improve controls on the height and massing of development, 2) the Lexington Avenue Rezoning, which would rezone several blocks along Lexington Avenue between East 54th Street and East 57th Street from C5-2A to C5-2A to C5-2.5 (MiD) and extend the Special Midtown District to include this area, and 3) zoning map and text amendment to create a new special district in the central business district of downtown Brooklyn. These amendments to the text and maps of the Zoning Resolution would require approval of the City Planning Commission and the City Council. The project is citywide.

Contact: Robert Dobruskin, DCP, 22 Reade Street, Room 4E, New York New York 10007, phone: (212) 720-3423.