Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 03/21/2007

Queens County

Applicant: NYC Dept of Environmental Protection
96-05 Horace Harding Expwy
Flushing, NY 11368
Facility: Alley Creek Cso Abatement Facilities
53/56 Aves, 217 St/ Springfield Blvd, 233 ST/46 Ave - Alley Creek
Queens, NY
Application ID: 2-6303-00099/00007
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
Project is Located: Queens, Queens County
Project Description:
The Applicant proposes to upgrade the Old Douglaston Pump Station, to reconstruct Outfall TI-008 and to remove the pump station’s sanitary overflow outfall (TI-007) as part of the Alley Creek CSO Abatement Facilities construction project.  The pump station is located at Northern Blvd. and Alley Creek and the outfalls are south down Alley Creek. The reconstruction and removal of outfalls in tidal wetlands will be mitigated by 0.12 acres of wetland creation, 0.80 acres of wetland restoration, and 1.32 acres of upland adjacent area enhancement, totaling 2.24 acres of tidal wetland and tidal wetland adjacent area creation/restoration overall.
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.
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 Dept of Environmental Protection
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 Apr 09, 2007.
Contact: Steve A Watts
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
r2dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals