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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 01/20/2021

Multiple Counties

Applicant:

NYC Dept of Parks & Recreation
830 5th Ave
New York, NY 10065 -7001

Facility:

NYC Parks - Citywide Ash Borer
Bx, Bklyn, NYC, Qns, Si
New York, NY

Application ID:

2-6500-00070/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:

Several Counties in this Region

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to do targeted pesticide application to healthy and moderately infected trees within the freshwater wetland and wetland buffer areas in city-owned park areas and street trees to limit the spread of emerald ash borers. Treatment will be by injection for wetland trees and basal trunk spray application in wetland buffers. Treatment will occur across New York City, beginning in Staten Island and the Bronx, with sites added as infection occurs.

Availability of Application Documents:

Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection during normal business hours at the address of the contact person. To ensure timely service at the time of inspection, it is recommended that an appointment be made with 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 Parks & Recreation

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

Evaluation using a Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form or other information has concluded that the proposed activity will not impact 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 Feb 04, 2021.

Contact:

Lisa E Horwitz
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21st St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
DEP.R2@dec.ny.gov


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