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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 06/02/2021

New York County

Applicant:

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

Facility:

NYC Parks East River Esplanade E 62 to E 64
E 62nd St to E 64th St
New York, NY 10029

Application ID:

2-6204-01712/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Manhattan, New York County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to replace and rehabilitate low-level platforms, and conduct pile encasements, mass encasements beneath a platform, removal and replacement of line caps; in-kind fascia panel replacement and seawall repairs. The project is located along the East River Esplanade between 62nd and 64th Sts, Manhattan, 10065.

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 not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.

SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated

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 Jun 17, 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


Applicant:

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

Facility:

NYC Parks East River Esplanade E 90 to E 94
E 90th St to E 94th St
New York, NY 10029

Application ID:

2-6204-01713/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Manhattan, New York County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to replace and rehabilitate low-level platforms, and conduct pile encasements, mass encasements beneath a platform, removal and replacement of line caps; in-kind fascia panel replacement and seawall repairs. The project is located along the East River Esplanade between 90th and 94th Sts, Manhattan, 10128.

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 not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.

SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated

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 Jun 17, 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


Applicant:

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

Facility:

NYC Parks East River Esplanade E 114 to E 117
E 114th St to E 117th St
New York, NY 10029

Application ID:

2-6299-00037/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Manhattan, New York County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to reconstruct and rehabilitate low-level platforms, and conduct pile encasements, mass encasements beneath a platform, and seawall repairs. The project is located along the East River Esplanade between 114th and 117th Sts, Manhattan, 10029, 10035.

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 not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.

SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated

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 Jun 17, 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


Queens County

Applicant:

Queens Development Group LLC
30 Hudson Yards Fl 30
New York, NY 10001

Facility:

126-20 Willets Point Blvd Redevelopment
126-20 Willets Point Blvd
Queens, NY 11368

Application ID:

2-6302-00981/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES - Surface Discharge
Article 15 Title 15 Long Island Well Temporary Dewatering

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens County

Project Description:

The Department has made a tentative determination to approve this application for a new permit for a proposed withdrawal and discharge of up to 288,000 gallons per day of treated groundwater into Flushing Bay (Class I) from a treatment system consisting of sedimentation, filtration and carbon adsorption at the applicant's project site located in the Willets Point area of Queens. The applicant plans to install and operate a temporary construction dewatering and groundwater treatment system to facilitate remediation and development activities, including construction of utilities and foundation work. The proposed project also includes construction of a water main and new sanitary and storm sewers. Pumped and treated groundwater is to be directed to an existing NYCDEP sewer that discharges to Flushing Bay via NYCDEP Outfall ID BB-601. Requests for a legislative (public statement) hearing must be sent in writing to the DEC contact person below by the comment deadline. The Department assesses such requests pursuant to 6 NYCRR Section 621.8. The draft permit and fact sheet may be viewed and printed from the Department website at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6054.html. Refer to this application by the SPDES Number NY0277118.

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.

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: NYC Office of the Mayor

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.

DEC Commissioner Policy 29, Environmental Justice and Permitting (CP-29)

The proposed action is subject to CP-29. An enhanced public participation plan was submitted by the applicant and has become part of the complete application.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Jul 02, 2021.

Contact:

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


Applicant:

Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
4 World Trade Ctr
150 Greenwich St
New York, NY 10007

Facility:

LGA Airtrain
Marina Rd/Willets Pt Blvd
Queens, NY

Application ID:

2-6399-00018/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Queens, Queens County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to construct two (2) new stormwater outfalls and to relocate the World's Fair Marina Travel Lift Pier and Dock (including associated dredging) to facilitate construction of the larger LaGuardia Airport Access Improvement Project (aka AirTrain LaGuardia). The Department's jurisdiction and permitting is limited to these components of the project for the jurisdictions listed above. The applicant will purchase credits from the Saw Mill Creek Mitigation Bank as mitigation for the proposed project.

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:

A draft environmental impact statement has been prepared on this project and is on file.

SEQR Lead Agency: U S Federal Aviation Administration

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

A cultural resources survey has been completed and cultural resources were identified. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no adverse impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. 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 Jul 02, 2021.

Contact:

Tamara A Greco
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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