Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 11/13/2002

New York County
Applicant: NYC Economic Development Corp
110 William St
New York, NY 10038-3901
Facility: NYC Edc-Pier 79
39Th Street & 12 Th Avenue
New York, NY -
Application ID: 2-6205-00317/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 15 Title 5 Marinas & Moorings
Project is Located: Manhattan, New York County
Project Description:
The applicant, New York City Economic Development Corporation, has requested New York City Department of Environmental Conservation authorization for construction of the West Midtown Intermodal Ferry Terminal in the Hudson River, Borough of Manhattan, New York County, New York.

The proposed project site is 2.75 acres, located on the Hudson River Waterfront at Pier 79 within the Hudson River Park. The project will incorporate specific park elements to provide continuity between the Hudson River Park and the new ferry terminal, including a bikeway/pedestrian path, an 8,100 square foot public access areas on the north and south side of the building and an elevated waterfront walkway along the terminal's western perimeter.

The proposed intermodal terminal would be owned by the City and would be used by multiple ferry service providers, including NY Waterway, which presently services over three million passengers per year.  It would consist of a newly constructed 33,915 square-foot terminal building and three floating barges with an area of 10,990 square-feet. The barges, connected to the ferry terminal with two gangways,  will be able to accommodate six ferries simultaneously (five front-loaders and one side-loader).

The applicant prepared a comprehensive Environmental Assessment Statement in August of 2001, which considered the following: project purpose and need; land use, zoning, and public policy; community facilities and services; shadows; cultural resources; urban design and visual resources; natural resources; hazardous materials; waterfront revitalization program; transportation; air quality; noise; and environmental justice.
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 Office of the Mayor
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: Cultural resource lists and map have been checked. No registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at 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.
Opportunity for Public Comment: Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Nov 29 2002.
Contact: Kathryn D McGuckin
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21St Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997

Richmond County
Applicant: Steve Benhanania
130 Ramapo Ave
Staten Island, NY 10312-
Facility: Benhanania Prop - B 6442/L 41
257 Poillon Ave
Staten Island, NY 10312-
Application ID: 2-6404-00897/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Staten Island, Richmond County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to substantially expand an existing single family residence within the adjacent area of NYSDEC regulated Class I Freshwater Wetland AR-13 Blue Heron Park South. A varying 6 foot to 30 foot planted buffer area will be established along the northerly lot line of the property for a total of 2,725 square feet of buffer area. A split rail fence will be placed 4 feet landward of the wetlands boundary. A deed restricted area will be located in the buffer area. Stormwater from the site will continue to be directed to the wetlands and the new on-site drywells. The project site is located at 257 Poillon Avenue, Staten Island, Block 6442 Lot 41.
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: The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.
Coastal Management: This project is located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 Dec 6 2002.
Contact: Harold J Dickey
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21St Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
hjdickey@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Anthony Daluise
190 Swaim Ave
Staten Island, NY 10312-5757
Facility: Daluise Prop - B 7826/L 235
Sprague Ave
Staten Island, NY 10307-
Application ID: 2-6405-00450/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Staten Island, Richmond County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a single 2 family dwelling within the adjacent area of NYSDEC regulated Class I Freshwater Wetland AR-15 Tottenville. A 20 foot planted buffer area will be established along the wetland line with a deed restricted area to remain in a natural state.
Stormwater from the site will be directed to the wetlands and new on-site drywells. This project site is located at 281 Sprague Avenue, Staten Island, Block 7826 Lot 235.
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: The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.
Coastal Management: This project is located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 Dec 6 2002.
Contact: Harold J Dickey
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21St Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
hjdickey@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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