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PROPOSED LIST OF RECOMMENDED
WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS UNDER THE
CLEAN WATER/CLEAN AIR BOND ACT OF 1996
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation ("NYSDEC"), as authorized by Title 3, Section 56-0303 of the Environmental Conservation Law, known as the 1996 Clean Water/Clean Air Bond Act, and in accordance with subdivision 3 of Section 56-0303 of Environmental Conservation Law has compiled an eligible project list for the Long Island Sound using the project eligibility and ranking guidelines. This list is subject to a forty five-day review and comment period by the appropriate management conference, advisory committee or advisory council prior to finalizing such list of projects.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, in cooperation with the New York State Departments of State and Agriculture and Markets, proposes the Water Quality Improvement Projects listed in the charts below to be funded with 2000-01 State capital appropriations under Title 3, Section 56-0303 of the Clean Water/Clean Air Bond Act of 1996.
The following types of Water Quality Improvement Projects were considered for funding: (1) wastewater treatment improvement projects; (2) agricultural and nonagricultural nonpoint source abatement and control projects; (3) aquatic habitat restoration projects.
Projects eligible to be funded are Water Quality Improvement Projects to implement management plans for the Long Island Sound.
The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reviewed more than 700 Water Quality Improvement Project applications from municipalities, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, and State agencies. The proposed list of projects to be funded have all of the characteristics listed below. The projects:
The DEC will accept comments on the proposed list of projects to be funded during a 30-day public comment period which ends April 10, 2003. Written comments should be addressed to Bond Act, Water Quality Improvement Projects, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3500.
During the comment period DEC will discuss the proposed list of projects for each Management Plan area with the appropriate committee coordinating the implementation for that Management Plan area. The list of Bond Act projects to be funded for the applicable project categories will be finalized and published in the Environmental Notice Bulletin following the public comment period and the management committee review.
Management Plan: Long Island Sound
The highest priorities identified in the Long Island Sound Comprehensive Management Plan is: Nitrogen reduction, by wastewater treatment, nonpoint source and aquatic habitat restoration. Secondary priorities are: habitat restoration, sediment remediation and stromwater control and combined sewer overflow abatement. The following projects are consistent with the priorities identified in the Long Island Sound Management Plan:
|COUNTY||PROJECT NAME||APPLICANT NAME||ELIGIBLE BOND ACT COSTS||BOND ACT FUNDS APPROVED|
|5166||Suffolk||Aunt Amy's Creek stromwater remediation||Brookhaven, Town of||$230,000||$115,000|
|5165||Sufflok||Gully Landing Road||Brookhaven, Town of||$180,000||$90,000|
|5168||Suffolk||Setauket Mill Pond Stromwater Mitigation||Brookhaven, Town of||$200,000||$99,000|
|5000||Suffolk||Water Pollution Control Plant Phase II||Greenport, Village of||$1,500,000||$1,075,000|
|4292||Suffolk||Bay Crest Willow Pond Drainage Basin "G"||Huntington Bay, Village||$643,502||$321,751|
|4293||Suffolk||Bay Hills Drainage Basin Area "L"||Huntington Bay, Village||$474,076||$237,038|
|5071||Suffolk||Mill Dam Pond Habitat Restoration||Huntington, Town of||$3,776,700||$1,888,350|
|5077||Suffolk||Restoration of Tidal Wetlands at Phragmites Park||Huntington, Town of||$390,900||$195,450|
|5109||Suffolk||Construction of Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems at the Huntington WTP||Huntington, Town of||$504,000||$366,000|
|5179||Suffolk||Eelgrass and Bay Scallop Restoration For the Greater Huntington||Huntington, Town of||$380,000||$190,000|
|4000||Suffolk||Water Quality Improvements at Fiske Pond||Lloyd Harbor, Village of||$538,130||$269,065|
|4294||Suffolk||Stromwater Control Project||Nissequogue, Village of||$230,000||$115,000|
|4364||Suffolk||Plant Modification/Expansion UV Disinfection||Northport, Village of||$310,000||$155,000|
|5268||Suffolk||Mattituck Creek Nonpoint Source Mitigation||Southold, Town of||$100,000||$50,000|
|4281||Suffolk||Sewer District #6 Kings Park||Suffolk County||$9,329,937||$4,778,011|
|5229||Westchester||Rye Nursery Wetland Restoration||Rye, City of||$3,288,726||$1,615,150|
|4141||Westchester||Sheldrake River and Lake Habitat Improvements||Westchester County||$2,143,000||$1,031,500|
|5004||Nassau||Belgrave WPCD Treatment Plant Improvements||Belgrave Water Pollution Control District||$3,475,000||$2,900,000|
|5003||Nassau||Full Scale UV Disinfection||Glen Cove, City of||$1,200,000||$1,020,000|
|5074||Nassau||Stromwater Treatment Project Glen Cove Creek||Nassau County||$75,000||$37,500|
|5180||Nassau||Beaver Lake Fish Ladder||NYSDEC||$58,900||$58,900|
|5007||Nassau||Enhancement to the Biological Nutrient Removal||Port Washington WD||$342,500||$291,125|
|4360||Bronx||Soundview/Bronx River Estuary Marsh Restoration||NYC - Parks||$4,388,840||$2,194,420|
|5264||Bronx||Pugsley Creek Salt Marsh and Buffer Restoration||New York City||$1,700,000||$850,000|
|5262||Bronx||Randall's and Wards Island Park Wetland Restoration||New York City Parks||$2,171,000||$1,085,500|