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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 07/28/2021

Richmond County

Applicant:

NYC Economic Development Corp
One Liberty Plz
New York, NY 10006

Facility:

NYCEDC - Forest Ave & I-278
I-278 & Forest Ave
Staten Island, NY 10303

Application ID:

2-6401-00391/00001

Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:

Staten Island, Richmond County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to widen Forest Avenue exit ramp 4, install a delineator/median barrier along the exit ramp/Forest Avenue, and improve the turning radii at the intersection of Forest Avenue and Gulf Avenue as well as the intersection of Forest Avenue and Goethals Road North. The project is located within the adjacent area of NYSDEC class 2 regulated Freshwater wetlands E-3 and AR-24.

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:

The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The application type is exempt and/or the project involves the continuation of an existing operational activity.

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 Aug 12, 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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