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Oct 23, 2017
Volume 88,  Issue 12
The Environmental Monitor
a publication of the
Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Charlie Baker, Governor
Matthew A. Beaton, Secretary

The Environmental Monitor provides information on projects under review by the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) office, recent MEPA decisions of the Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs, and public notices from environmental agencies. Please note that the links on this page require the use of Adobe Acrobat ReaderĀ®, which is available free of charge at http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html.


Projects Submitted Oct. 1 - 16, 2017

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15771Field Pond Dam and Dike RehabilitationAndover11/13/2017Allen Orsi (508) 543-1755Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15772Endicott College Campus ProjectsBeverly11/13/2017Jamie Fay (617) 357-7044Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15773Proposed Radial Collection Municipal WellHaverhill11/13/2017Charles Caron (978) 874-5469Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15774Middle Pond Beach Maintenance ProjectTauntonWithdrawnAlex Patterson (401) 330-1233Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021

Environmental Notification Forms - Site Visits

EEA No.DateTimeLocation
1577111/07/201710:30 AMOn Site - Off So. side of Harold Parker Rd., No.East of Field Pond and West of residence at 47 Harold Parker Rd., Andover
1577211/02/201710:00 AMMeet at Entrance to Wax Academic Center on the Endicott College Campus, Beverly
1577311/03/201710:30 AMHaverhill Water Maintenance Building,125 Amesbury Street, Haverhill

Environmental Impact Reports

No Data Found.

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
12650North PointCambridge, Somerville and Boston11/13/2017John Gelcich (508) 366-0560Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
12768Glendale Road Improvement ProjectSouthampton11/13/2017Gene Crouch (617) 924-1770Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15363West Medway IIMedway11/13/2017Corinne Snowdon (978) 879-7100Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035

Other Projects Under Review

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15764Atlantic Link ProjectPlymouth10/30/2017Gil Paquette (207) 889-3102Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15765Wrentham Business CenterWrentham11/22/2017Timothy Higgins (508) 643-2920Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15766K Street Substation #385 ModificationsBoston10/30/2017Kevin O'Brion (508) 298-1009Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15767Cormier Habitat Mgt. Project, Krug SugarbushChesterfield10/30/2017Denise Cormier (413) 296-4040Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15768Oak Bluffs CWMP ProjectOak Bluffs11/13/2017Anastasia Rudenko (774) 470-1637Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15769Gurnet Point RevetmentPlymouthWITHDRAWNEileen Ciampini (203) 400-6059Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15770571 RevereRevere10/30/2017Steve Laferriere (617) 889-1375Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
14255Seaport SquareBostonDEIR11/22/2017Talya Moked (978) 897-7100Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15420Riverfront Business ParkFreetownDEIR11/09/2017Stephanie Kruel (617) 607-2972Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
156321000 Boylston Street ProjectBostonDEIR11/09/2017Lauren DeVoe (617 924-1770Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15702New England Power Co.Somerset and SwanseaDEIR11/09/2017Jamie Durand (401) 439-3020Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
5484/8696Proposed Scope 2017 L.G. Hanscom Field ESPRBedfordFEIR/ESPR11/09/2017Michael Gove (617) 568-3546 Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025

Notices of Project Change

No Data Found.

Secretary's Certificates Oct. 13 - 20, 2017

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
15756Solar Photovoltaic Project and Approval-Not-Required(ANR) LotsMattapoisettDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report10/13/2017
15760Ayer Landfill Solar ProjectAyerDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report10/20/2017
15761Maintenance Dredging Port Norfolk Yacht ClubBoston (Dorchester)Does not Require an Environmental Impact Report10/20/2017
15762Nauset Marine East Proposed Boat Ramp ExtensionOrleansDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report10/20/2017
157630 Farm Avenue and 0 Forest StreetPeabodyDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report10/20/2017

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeActionAction Date
15529West Roxbury to Needham Reliability ProjectBoston (West Roxbury), Dedham and NeedhamFinal Environmental Impact ReportAdequately and Properly complies with MEPA 10/13/2017

Notices of Project Change

No Data Found.

Records of Decision

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueActionAction Date
15730Autoport - Mystic PierBostonxxWaiver Granted10/13/2017

Special Review Procedures

No Data Found.

Public Benefits Determinations

No Data Found.

Advisory Opinions

No Data Found.

Requests for Advisory Opinion

No Data Found.

Public Notices

AgencyNotice TypeLocation
CZMNotice of Federal Consistency ReviewsPlymouth, Bourne and Scituate
DCRNotice of Availabilty of a Draft 61 Finding EEA15273 for Public ReviewEastham
DEPNotice of Public Hearing and Comment Period for Norwood Airport and Request for WPA/401 VarianceNorwood
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificateSheffield
DEPNotice of Application and Draft Groundwater Discharge PermitWayland
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 Waterways LicenseSalem
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificateHinsdale
DEPNotice of Application and Draft Groundwater Discharge PermitScituate
DEPNotice of Application for a Combined Chapter 91 and 401 Water Quality CertificationSalem
DEPNotice of Application and Draft Groundwater Discharge PermitIpswich
DEPNotice of a Scope of Work for a Hydrogeologic Evaluation for Pine Brook Country ClubWeston
Great Barrington Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Ecological Restoration Project on Sackler PropertiesGreat Barrington
Haverhill Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Ecological Restoration Project for Riverside Avenue Bank Stabilization Haverhill
WRCNotice of Preparation of Water Needs Forecasts for Parker River Byfield, Georgetown, Ipswich and Rowley