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Jun 22, 2016
Volume 86,  Issue 4
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 June 1 - 15, 2016

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15529West Roxbury to Needham Reliability ProjectBoston, Dedham and Needham07/12/2016Corinne Snowdon (978) 461-7100Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15530Downtown Brockton Urban Revitalization PlanBrockton07/12/2016Rob May (508) 580-7113Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15531Proposed Shorefront ProtectionEastham07/12/2016Catherine Ricks (508) 255-6511Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15532Lenox Landfill Solar PV ProjectLenox07/12/2016Rob Bukowski (978) 392-5307Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15533Milton WoodsMilton07/12/2016David Hewett (978) 897-7100Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15534Pearse Road Culvert ReplacementSwansea07/12/2016Amanda Couch-Smith (508) 304-6354Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15535Cochesett EstatesWest Bridgewater07/12/2016Bisher Hashem (508) 230-2300Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025

Environmental Notification Forms - Site Visits

No Data Found.

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15472Park CentralSouthboroughDEIR07/22/2016David Hewett (978) 461-6215Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
14123Boston EastBoston07/12/2016Robert Ricchi (617) 357-7044 ext.209Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023

Other Projects Under Review

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15508Test Cell Nos.5,109 and 110 ModificationsLynn06/28/2016Jolanta Wojas (781) 594-4704Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15510Mill Street (Tel-Electric) Dam Removal and West Branch Housatonic River RestorationPittsfield07/08/2016Jim McGrath (413) 499-9344Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15515Cotton Gin Dam RemovalEast Bridgewater06/24/2016Gary Lemay (603) 428-4960Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15520Lewis Lake & Miller Field ImprovementsWinthrop06/24/2016Daniel Garson (781) 613-0396Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15521Deer Island Public Access FacilityBoston06/28/2016Michael Count (508) 748-0937Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15523Orient Heights Redevelopment ProjectEast Boston06/28/2016Robert Ricchi (617) 357- 7044 x209Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15524Whispering PinesNorth Attleborough06/28/2016Doug Vigneau (508) 513-2718Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15525Wheelabrator Continuation of Use of the Saugus Ash MonofillSaugus07/05/2016Samuel Chapin (508) 819-1431Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15526Roosevelt Avenue/Island Pond Intersection ImprovementsSpringfield06/28/2016Stephen Savaria (413) 452-0445Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15527Old Sturbridge Village Solar ArraySturbridge06/28/2016Evan Mazzaglia (978) 979-7316Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15528Sawins Pond RestorationWatertown06/28/2016Michael Marcus (413) 256-0202Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
14272Herring River Restoration ProjectWellfleet and TruroFEIR07/08/2016Tim Smith (508) 487-3262 ext.0509Holly Johnson (617)626-1023
15453Central Utilities Plant Second Century ProjectCambridgeSEIR06/24/2016Epsilon Associates Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
13755Apex Center (formerly Beacon-North)Marlborough06/28/2016Doug Vigneau (508) 513-2718Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029

Secretary's Certificates June 1 - 15, 2016

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
15496Well No. 5LancasterDoes not require EIR06/10/2016
15512Brook Meadow Estates/Meadowbrook FarmsWestportDoes not require EIR06/10/2016

Environmental Impact Reports

No Data Found.

Notices of Project Change

No Data Found.

Records of Decision

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueActionAction Date
15501Parkers River Tidal RestorationYarmouthn/aWaiver Granted06/10/2016

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
Arlington Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Management Program Arlington
Bedford Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Plant Management Program Bedford
Bellingham Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent for an Ecological Restoration Project Bellingham
CZMNotice of Public Hearing and Submission of South Boston Waterfront District MHP Amendment and RenewalSouth Boston
DEPNotice of Application for a Groundwater Discharge PermitWestford
DEPNotice of Application for a Combined Chapter 91 and 401 Water Quality CertificationHarwich
DEPNotice of Application for a Groundwater Discharge PermitSherborn
DEPNotice of Application for a Groundwater Discharge PermitWrentham
DEPNotice of Application for Water Management Act Permit Public Comment PeriodTaunton
DEPNotice of Application for a Groundwater Discharge PermitDennis
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificateLanesborough
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 Waterways License Malden, Everett and Medford
DEPNotice of Application for a Draft Groundwater Discharge Permit(Regency Hotel) Westford
DEPNotice of Application for a Water Management Act Permit RenewalChicopee River Basin
DEPNotice of Application for a Water Management Act Permit Buzzards Bay River Basin
Duxbury Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Management Program Duxbury
Orleans Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Management Program Orleans
Tyringham Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Management Program Tyringham
Wenham Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Management Program Wenham