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Nov 23, 2016
Volume 87,  Issue 2
The Environmental Monitor
a publication of the
Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Charles D. Baker, Jr., Governor
Matthew 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 November 1-15

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15610115 Winthrop SquareBoston12/13/2016Corinne Snowdon (978) 461-7100Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
1561168 Middlesex Turnpike and 128 Wheeler RoadBurlington12/13/2016Samuel Gregorio (978) 794-1792Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15612Proposed TJX Expansion and Parking GarageFramington, Natick12/13/2016Charles Scott Doty (781) 570-2365Rick Bourre (617) 626-1130
15613Proposed Boat Ramp Reconstruction ProjectMashpee12/13/2016Roger Michniewicz (508) 255-6511Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15614North Quincy Station Redevelopment ProjectQuincy12/13/2016Holly Carlson (978) 897-7100Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15615Townsend Fire StationTownsend12/13/2016Greg Roy (978) 779-6091Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023

Environmental Notification Forms - Site Visits

EEA No.DateTimeLocation
1561012/07/20162:00 PMSuffolk Construction Field Office, 2nd floor, 77 Franklin St Boston
1561112/06/201610:00 AMMeet at 200 Wheeler Rd, Burlington
1561312/08/201610:00 AMProject site - 491 great Oak Rd, Mashpee
1561412/07/201610:00 AMProject Site - Parking Lot adjacent to North Quincy MBTA - Followed by Site Visit

Environmental Impact Reports

No Data Found.

Notices of Project Change

No Data Found.

Other Projects Under Review

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15318Hoosac Valley Rail Service/Adams Extension ProjectAdams/North Adams12/09/2016David Hewett (978) 897-7100Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15522MWRA HEEC Cable ProjectBoston11/29/2016Maria Hartnett (978) 897-7100Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15596Partners Community Physicians Organization Amesbury Medical Office BuildingAmesbury11/29/2016David Hewett (978) 897-7100Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15597Harrison Albany BlockBoston11/30/2016Geoff Starsiak (978) 897-7100Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15603Crosby Lane Salt Marsh Restoration, Beach Access Resiliency, and Stormwater Management ProjectBrewster11/29/2016Neal Price (508) 833-6600Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15604North Lancaster WaterLancaster12/13/2016William Hannigan (978) 524-1234Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15605Seawall RehabilitationHingham11/29/2016Michael Count (508) 748-0937Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15606Newburyport Seawall Stabilization ProjectNewburyport12/13/2016Mary Ellen Radovanic (617) 896-4506Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15607Two Family Senior Residential DevelopmentSouth Deerfield11/29/2016Anthony Wonseski (802) 257-0561Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15608Belle Isle Recreational Trails & Park ImprovementsWinthrop11/29/2016Danielle Spicer (978) 923-0400Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15609JPZ, Inc. Western Recycling Facility ModificationsWilbraham11/29/2016Anthony Zerilli (978) 977-0110Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15138The Grove at Maple and OakShrewsburySDEIR/NPC12/09/2016Steven Davis (617) 951-1146Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15529West Roxbury to Needham Reliability ProjectBoston, Dedham and NeedhamDEIR12/09/2016Michael Howard (978) 897-7100Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15558Arsenal on the CharlesWatertownSEIR12/09/2016Robert Corning (857) 415-3920Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021

Notices of Project Change

No Data Found.

Secretary's Certificates November 1 - 15

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
15570Ledge Road Landfill Closure ProjectAndoverDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report11/04/2016
15575254-272 and 282R LynnwayLynnRequires an EIR11/10/2016
15588Moxy HotelBostonDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report11/04/2016
15589The Residences at Burlington CentreBurlingtonDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report11/04/2016
15590Colburn Street CondominiumsGloucesterDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report11/04/2016
15591Storm Drain Outlet Repair ProjectHullDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report11/04/2016
15592Shimno Creek Oyster Restoration ProjectNantucketDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report11/10/2016
15593Marina Bay ExpansionQuincyDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report11/04/2016

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeActionAction Date
15412`Gateway CenterSalemSingle EIRAdequately and properly complies with MEPA11/10/2016
15434Terminal E ModernizationEast BostonFEIRAdequately and properly complies with MEPA11/10/2016
15446Nagog Pond Water Treatment PlantActonFEIRAdequately and properly complies with MEPA11/10/2016

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
12556Clippership WharfBostonDoes not require a Supplemental Environmental Impact Report11/04/2016
14246Town of Harwich Proposed Maintenance Dredging & Beach NourishmentHarwichDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report11/04/2016

Records of Decision

No Data Found.

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 ReviewTisbury
CZMNotice of Submission of Supplemental Information for the City of Boston's South Boston Waterfront District Municipal Harbor Plan Renewal and AmendmentBoston
CZMNotice of Submission of Request for Clarification for the City of Boston's South Boston Waterfront Municipal Harbor Plan AmendmentBoston
CZMNotice of Submission of Request for Clarification for the City of Lynn's Municipal Harbor PlanLynn
DARNotice of Submission of a Yearly Operational Plan Statewide
DEPNotice of Application for a Site Examination for South Coastal BasinPlymouth
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 Waterways License Salem
DEPNotice of a Draft Individual Groundwater Discharge PermitSutton
DEPNotice of Application for a Combined Chapter 91 and 401 Water Quality CertificationNantucket
DEPNotice of Public Comment Period on a Draft Significant Modification of the Operating PermitBoston
DEPNotice of Public Meeting and Comments on the Draft Total Maximum Daily Load for Bass River, Swan Pond River and Parkers River Estuarine SystemDennis and Yarmouth
DEPNotice of Application for a Site Assignment for Solid Waste FacilitiesSouthbridge
Rockport Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Ecological Restoration ProjectRockport