Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 01/31/2007

New York County

Applicant: NYS Dept of Transportation
50 Wolf Rd
Albany, NY 12232
Facility: NYS DOT-ROUTE 9A Project
Battery Place to 59TH Street
New York, NY
Application ID: 2-6299-00003/00007
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 19 Indirect Air Pollution Source
Project is Located: Manhattan, New York County
Project Description:
The New York State Department of Transportation has applied for a permit to construct and operate an indirect source of air contamination, pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 203.  The permit is sought to allow reconstruction of Route 9A, or West Street, between Battery Place and Chambers Street, in Lower Manhattan.  The section of Route 9A/West Street was severly damaged and in some places destroyed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, and in the subsequent recovery and cleanup operations.  The Project will effectively restore Route 9A/West Street to its pre-September 11, 2001, conditions.  
Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
    This project is subject to the Department's Environmental Justice Policy and an enhanced public participation plan has been prepared and accepted as a component of application completeness. As part of the plan, a document repository has been established near the project area that contains application and project related materials. Information on the repository location and other outreach components of the plan is available from the identified DEC contact.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
A draft environmental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency:
NYS Dept of Transportation
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A cultural resources survey has been completed. The report of the survey is on file. No 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 Mar 06, 2007.
Contact: John J Ferguson
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals