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Notice of Emergency Adoption

Pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law, Sections 13-0105; 13-0340-b; 13-0340-e; and 11-0303, the Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives notice of the following:

Notice of emergency adoption for 6NYCRR Part 40 relating to marine and estuarine finfish. The emergency adoption notice will be published in issue 16 of the State Register, dated 04/23/2003.

For further information contact: Byron Young, Bureau of Marine Resources, Division of Fish, Wildlife and Marine Resources, 205 N. Belle Meade Rd., East Setauket, NY 11733, phone: (631) 444-0435 E-mail: bhyoung@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Public Notice

Final List
Water Quality Improvement Projects Under the
Clean Water/Clen 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, has compiled a final project list for the New York Harbor Estuary using the project eligibility and ranking guidelines. This list was 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. There were no recommended changes to the list of projects originally proposed.

The NYSDEC, in cooperation with the New York State Departments of State and Agriculture and Markets, selected the Water Quality Improvement Projects listed in the charts below to be funded with 2001-02 and 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 the New York Harbor Estuary.

The NYSDEC reviewed more than 700 Water Quality Improvement Project applications submitted statewide by 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:

During the comment period DEC shared the proposed list of projects for each Management Plan area with the appropriate committee coordinating the implementation for that Management Plan area. There were no recommended changes to the list of projects originally proposed.

Management Plan: New York Harbor Estuary

The New York Harbor Estuary Management Plan identifies aquatic habitat restoration, including sediment remediation, as the highest priority. A 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

Final List
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, has compiled a final project list for the Long Island Sound using the project eligibility and ranking guidelines. This list was 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. There were no recommended changes to the list of projects originally proposed.

The NYSDEC, in cooperation with the New York State Departments of State and Agriculture and Markets, selected the Water Quality Improvement Projects listed in the charts below to be funded with 2001-02 and 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 the Long Island Sound.

The NYSDEC reviewed more than 700 Water Quality Improvement Project applications submitted statewide by municipalities, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, and State agencies. The list of projects to be funded have all of the characteristics listed below. The projects:

During the comment period DEC shared the proposed list of projects for each Management Plan area with the appropriate committee coordinating the implementation for that Management Plan area. There were no recommended changes to the list of projects originally proposed.

Management Plan: Long Island Sound

The highest priority identified in the Long Island Sound Comprehensive Management Plan is nitrogen reduction, by means of wastewater treatment, nonpoint source abatement and control, and aquatic habitat restoration. Secondary priorities are: habitat restoration, sediment remediation and storm water 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 Storm Water 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 Storm Water 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-Northport Bay Complex 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 Strom Water 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 Storm Water 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

Negative Declaration

New York City (Brooklyn) County - The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Quincy Senior Residence (NY State housing Trust Fund) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves the new construction of a six story building with 93 low-income elderly housing units on city-owned land in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

Contact: Walter M. Roberts, The City of New York Department of Housing Preservation and Development, Office of Planning and Intergovernmental Affairs, 100 Gold Street, New York, NY 10038.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft Supplemental EIS and Public Hearing

New York City (Manhattan County) - The Metropolitan Transportation Authority/New York City Transit is commencing work on a Supplementary Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Manhattan East Side Alternatives (Second Avenue Subway) Study. The MTA will hold two public hearings in Manhattan on the Second Avenue Subway SDEIS: Monday, May 12, 2003 at 4:00 p.m. at the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, One Bowling Green (Auditorium), Manhattan and Tuesday, May 13, 2003 at 4:00 p.m. at El Museo Del Barrio, Heckscher Building, 1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Steet, Manhattan. The action involves the full-length Second Avenue Subway, which would extend from 125th Street in Harlem to the Financial Districtin Lower Manhattan.

Contact: MESA Study, New York City Transit, 130 Livingston Street, Room 3012D, Brooklyn, NY 11201, MESA Hotline (718) 694-5164.