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Sep 21, 2016
Volume 86,  Issue 10
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 September 1 - 15

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15583Well No. 9 New Source ApprovalBlackstone10/11/2016Jeff McClure (978) 532-1900Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15584One CharlestownBoston10/11/2016Stephanie Kruel (617)607-2972Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15585Marine WharfBoston10/11/2016Corinne Snowdon (978) 461-7100Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15586Cabot Elementary SchoolNewton10/11/2016Joshua Morse (617) 796-1600Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15587Flatbread PizzaSalem10/11/2016Susan St.Pierre (781) 439-2461Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021

Environmental Notification Forms - Site Visits

EEA No.DateTimeLocation
1558109/29/20161:00 PMMeet inside Main entrance of Mall at Escalators, 485 Arsenal St., Watertown
1558309/27/20168:30Meet at 54 Glenside Drive at well #8 pump, Blackstone
1558509/28/20163:00 PMProject Site 660 Summer Street, Boston
1558610/04/20161:30 PMMeet at Cabot School main entrance, 229 Cabot Street, Newton
1558710/05/201610:00 AMProject Site - 311 Derby Street, Salem

Environmental Impact Reports

No Data Found.

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
14069Harvard University's Campus in Allston/Science and Engineering ComplexBoston10/11/2016Susan Radley (617) 496-3773Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023

Other Projects Under Review

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15547GE Headquarters ProjectBoston (South Boston)09/30/2016Elizabeth Grob (617) 728-7777Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15568Wallace Baldarelli, jr., Culvert Replacement/Stream CrossingWest Boylston09/27/2016Charles Caron (978) 874-5469Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15569Town of Acton/DFW Land TransferActon09/27/2016Tom Tidman (978) 929-6634Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15570Ledge Road Landfill Closure ProjectAndover10/27/2016Magdalena Lofstedt (617) 452-6597Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15571Conley Container Terminal Revitalization; New Berth 10 and Berth 11 Deepening ProjectBoston10/07/2016Michael Gove (617) 568-3546Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15572Merrimack River Bank Stabilization at Wellman AvenueChelmsford09/27/2016Dwight Dunk (978) 897-7100Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15573Northfield Mount Hermon Boathouse Redevelopment ProjectGill09/27/2016Jessica Roberts (413) 562-1600Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15574Michael & Judith Carmody 242 Wood StreetHopkinton09/27/2016Andrea McCarthy (508) 881-4950Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15575254-272 and 282R LynnwayLynn10/07/2016Ann Marton (781) 245-2500Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15576Mattapoisett Shared Use Path - Phase 1BMattapoisett09/27/2016Susan Nilson (508) 748-0937Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15577Rosemary Lake Dredging and Rosemary Recreational ComplexNeedham09/27/2016Joseph Freeman (781) 255-1982Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15578MMWEC Simple Cycle Gas Turbine ProjectPeabody09/27/2016Jackie Bruce (978) 212-3284Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15579Salisbury Lafayette Road/Route 1 Sewer Design ProjectSalisbury10/21/2016John Sykora (603) 431-3937Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15580Chocksett CrossingSterling09/27/2016Shelly O'Connor (978) 345-1794Deirdre Buckley (617) 626-1044
15581The Arsenal ProjectWatertown10/07/2016Jeffrey Heidelberg (617) 830-2074Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15582Route 20 Sewer Extension ProjectWorcester09/27/2016Charles Tripp (508) 471-9618Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15419South BayBostonFEIR09/23/2016Robert Ricchi (617) 357-7044Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15446Nagog Pond Water Treatment PlantConcordDEIR09/23/2016Mark White (617) 657-0200Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15450Essex LandingSaugusDEIR10/07/2016David Hewett (978) 461-6215Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15043Grove Street Apartments - Mixed Use DevelopmentSalem09/27/2016Robert Griffin (978) 927-5111Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025

Secretary's Certificates September 1 - 15

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
15550Avalon Hingham Shipyard IIHinghamDoes not require Environmental Impact Report09/09/2016
15551Solar Photovoltaic SystemHinsdaleDoes not require Environmental Impact Report09/09/2016
15552Holyoke Gas Tar Remediation ProjectHolyoke, South Hadley and ChicopeeDoes not require Environmental Impact Report09/09/2016
15553Village on the Common/Kimball FarmLittleton and WestfordDoes not require Environmental Impact Report09/09/2016
15554Mystic Landing MedfordDoes not require Environmental Impact Report09/09/2016
15557North Shore Medical Center Campus ConsolidationSalemDoes not require Environmental Impact Report09/09/2016

Environmental Impact Reports

No Data Found.

Notices of Project Change

No Data Found.

Records of Decision

No Data Found.

Special Review Procedures

No Data Found.

Public Benefits Determinations

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
15028South Station Expansion ProjectBoston HarborThe Secretary has Determined that the Project will have a Public Benefit09/12/2016

Advisory Opinions

No Data Found.

Requests for Advisory Opinion

No Data Found.

Public Notices

AgencyNotice TypeLocation
Boston Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Reserch Program Boston
CZMNotice of Federal Consistency ReviewsMarshfield, Scituate
CZMNotice of Extension of the City of Boston's Consultation Session South Boston Waterfront District Municipal Harbor Plan Renewal and AmendmentBoston
DARNotice of Public Hearing, re: Vegetation Management PlanLeominster
DEPNotice of a Scope of Work for a Hydrogeologic Evaluation Monterey
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificationHaverhill
DEPNotice of Application for a Combined Chapter 91 and 401 Water Quality CertificationTisbury
DEPNotice of Proposed Interpretation of Existing Pile Supported Structures and Pile Fields, Lewis Wharf (EEA# 15148)Boston/Statewide
DEPNotice of Application for a Combined Chapter 91 and 401 Water Quality CertificationHingham
DEPNotice of Application and Draft Groundwater Discharge PermitWeston
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificationAndover
DEPNotice of Application for a Draft Groundwater Discharge Permit Berlin
DEPNotice of Application and Draft Water Management Act Permit, Taunton River BasinMiddleboro