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Feb 10, 2016
Volume 85,  Issue 07
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 Jan 16 - Feb. 1, 2016

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15473Stiles Reservoir Dam ReconstructionLeicester03/01/2016Allen Orsi (508) 543-1755Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15474Cedar Pond Water Quality Management PlanOrleans03/01/2016Brian Madden (508) 746-9491Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15475NextSun Energy - Solar FieldRochester03/01/2016Jacob Laskin (617) 942-2733Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021

Environmental Notification Forms - Site Visits

No Data Found.

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15363West Medway IIMedwayFEIR3/11/2016Theodore Barten (978) 897-7100Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
14154Bournes Pond Inlet OpeningFalmouth03/01/2016Gregg Jefferson (774) 470-1640Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025

Other Projects Under Review

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15462United Material Management of MillburyMillbury02/19/2016Gregory Wirsen (508) 888-6034Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15467Tyngsboro CrossingTyngsborough 02/16/2016Dennis Page (978) 649-5638Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15469New Source at Test Well 5-06Lancaster02/19/2016Bethany Ordung (978) 648-6025Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15472Park CentralSouthborough02/19/2016David Hewett (978) 897-7100Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15233Center 128NeedhamSingle EIR02/19/2016David Hewett (978) 897-7100Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15283Merrimack Valley Reliability ProjectTewksbury, Andover and DracutFEIR02/19/2016Marc Bergeron (508) 752-1001Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15413Ledgeview at WrenthamWrenthamDEIR02/19/2016Joe Peznola (508) 460-1111 ext.515Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
13690526-546 Revere Beach BoulevardRevere03/01/2016Richard Salvo (781) 231-1349Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035

Secretary's Certificates Jan. 16 - 31, 2016

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
15439LynnWay Auto Auction ExpansionBillericaDoes not require an EIR01/22/2016
15444The Commons at Weiss FarmStonehamDoes not require an EIR01/22/2016
15453Central Utilities Plant Second Century Plant ExpansionCambridgeRequires an EIR01/29/2016
15457Cumberland FarmsTewksburyRequires an EIR01/29/2016
15458Prime Motor Group WestwoodDoes not require an EIR01/22/2016

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeActionAction Date
13019Brice-Lemon EstatesRutland Supplemental EIRAdequately and properly with MEPA01/29/2016
15356Southbridge Recycling and Disposal ParkSouthbridge and CharltonFEIRDoes not adequately and properly comply with MEPA01/29/2016

Notices of Project Change

No Data Found.

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 Extension of the City of Boston's Submittal Deadline for the Downtown Waterfront District Municipal Harbor PlanBoston
CZMNotice of Renewal and Amendment of the City of Boston's South Boston Municipal Harbor PlanBoston
DARNotice of Submission of a Yearly Operational Plan Town of Southbridge
DARNotice of Submission of a Yearly Operational Plan Eversource Energy - Eastern Massachusetts
DEPNotice of Application for an Individual Groundwater Discharge PermitOxford
DEPNotice of Submission of a Hydrogeologic Evaluation Scope of WorkSudbury
DEPNotice of Application for an Individual Groundwater Discharge PermitBarnstable
DEPNotice of Issuance of a Written Determination Pursuant to Chapter 91/ Section 61 Finding and Combined 401 Water Quality Certification /Section 61 Finding Wynn Everett - Everett (EEA #15060)
DEPNotice of Application for an Individual Groundwater Discharge PermitNorton
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 and 401 Water Quality CertificationProvincetown
DEPNotice of Application for a Water Management Act Permit Yarmouth
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality Certification Norfolk
DEPNotice of Submission of a Hydrogeologic Evaluation Scope of WorkBrewster
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificationSandwich
DEPNotice of Application for an Individual Groundwater Discharge PermitMashpee
DOTNotice of Availabilty of a Draft Section 61 Finding for Public Review Wynn Everett - Everett (EEA #15060)
MassPortNotice of Issuance of a Section 61 FindingWynn Everett - Everett (EEA #15060)
OAGNotice of Rights of Affected Third PartiesWest Springfield
Stoughton Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Plant Management ProgramStoughton
Walpole Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Plant Management Program Walpole