ENB - REGION 2 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Public Scoping Session

Queens County - The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, as lead agency, will hold a Scoping Session on the proposed William A. Shea Municipal Stadium. The scoping session will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2001 at 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the New York City Economic Development Corporation, 110 William Street, Room 4A/4B, New York, NY. The action involves the development of a multi-purpose 45,000 seat stadium on a portion of the parking field adjacent to the existing Shea Stadium, for use by the New York Mets.

Contact: Joshua R. Laird, Chief of Planning, NYC Department of Parks and Recreaion, The Arsenal 830 Fifth Avenue, Room 403, New York, NY 10021, phone: (212) 360-3402, fax: (212) 360-3453.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

New York City (Staten Island) - The New York City Department of Sanitation and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agencies, have accepted a Draft EIS on the proposed Interstate Materials Corp. Solid Waste Transfer Station and Processing Facility. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on August 22, 2001 at 7:00 p.m. in Columbus Hall at Knights of Columbus, 100 Kreischer St. Staten Island, NY 10309. All interested persons may submit written comments at the hearing or mail them so that they are postmarked no later than 01 September 2001. Address comments for NYSDEC to P. Nicholas Garlick, Administrative Law Judge, N.Y.S. Department of Environmental Conservation, Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, 625 Broadway, 1st Floor, Albany, New York, 12233-1550. Address comments for the NYCDOS to John J. Strauss, Director of Environmental Review, New York City Department of Sanitation, 125 Worth Street, Room 708, New York, NY 10013. Written comments shall be considered equally with oral comments made at the legislative hearing. The applicant proposes to construct and operate a Solid Waste Transfer Station in Staten Island, New York. The site is bounded by a construction material storage yard to the north, Port Mobil Corporation to the south, the Arthur Kill to the west, and several industrial properties to the east on Industrial Loop Road. The proposed transfer station, to be located on Interstate's existing property located at 211 Johnson Street, will consist of a dredged materials processing facility, a construction and demolition debris (C&D) processing facility, and a putrescible solid waste (PSW) transfer station, encompassing a total of 18 acres of property, including Johnson Street, a private street. The proposed solid waste transfer station will occupy the same basic footprint (approximately 15 acres) as the existing facility which is presently operating as a clean fill material transfer station under New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) registration #43W43, capable of storing 160,000 cubic yards of clean fill, and under New York City Department of Sanitation (NYCDOS) Permit No. 11, capable of storing up to 75,000 cubic yards. Interstate's NYCDOS permit currently allows the facility to process up to 10,000 cubic yards per day of fill material. The complete notice of the Legislative Hearing was in the July 18, 2001 issue of the ENB.

Contacts: John Strauss, Director of Environmental Review, New York City Department of Sanitation, Bureau of Legal Affairs, 125 Worth Street, Room 708, New York,NY 10013, phone: (212) 788-3885, fax: (212) 442-9090 or Kathryn D. McGuckin, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, 47-40 21st Street, Long Island City, New York 11101, phone: (718) 482-4078, fax: (718) 482-4975.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

New York City County - The City Planning Commission, as lead agency, has accepted a Final EIS on the proposed West 57th Street rezoning. The action involves an amendment to the City's zoning map and a request for special permits that would allow the development of the full block bounded by West 57th and West 58th Streets, Eleventh and Twelfth Avenues, on Manhattan's west side.

Contact: Robert Dobruskin, City Planning Commission, Environmental Assessment and Review Division, 22 Reade Street, 1W, New York, New York 10007.