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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 New York Harbor Estuary 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 2001-02/2002-03 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 New York Harbor Estuary.

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reviewed more than 700 Water Quality Improvement Project applications submitted statewide 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 45-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: New York Harbor Estuary

The New York Harbor Estuary Management Plan identifies one high priorities: aquatic habitat restoration, including sediment remediation. The secondary priority is mitigation of impacts to resources caused by toxics, dredged material, pathogens, floatables and nitrogen.

2001

WQI

COUNTY PROJECT NAME APPLICANT NAME ELIGIBLE BOND

ACT COSTS

BOND ACT FUNDS APPROVED
5262 Bronx Randall's and Wards Island Park Wetland Restoration New York, City - Parks $1,984,000 $992,000


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:

2001

WQI

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