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Aug 24, 2016
Volume 86,  Issue 7
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 August 2 - 15, 2016

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15559Stavis Seafoods DevelopmentBoston09/13/2016Andrew Magee (978) 897-7100Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15560Vernon Street Bedrock WellsBridgewater09/13/2016David Harwood (978) 679-1600Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15561Baron EstatesEaston09/13/2016Ken Kostka (508) 509-2879Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15562Summer Street/North Street Roadway Improvement ProjectFitchburg, Lunenburg, Leominster09/13/2016Gene Crouch (617) 924-1770Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15563Remove construct, retain and maintain pier and 120'+/-Long BulkheadMashpee09/13/2016Matthew Costa (508) 477-7272Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15564Edgewood Small Home ProjectNorth Andover09/13/2016Kenneth Costello (978) 886-0683Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15565Peabody Municipal Light Plant Ipswich River Substation ImprovementPeabody09/13/2016Jeremy Fennell (978) 897-7100Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15566Standish Road Nominee TrustRevere09/13/2016Carmen Martignetti (617) 908-0237Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15567Memorial Beach Wells Water TreatmentWebster09/13/2016Jeffrey Faulkner (508) 471-9620Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15568Wallace Baldarelli, jr., Culvert Replacement/Stream CrossingWest Boylston09/13/2016Charles Caron (978) 874-5469Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023

Environmental Notification Forms - Site Visits

EEA No.DateTimeLocation
1555908/31/20162:00 PMMeet at EDIC Bldg. 22 Dry Dock Ave., EDIC conference room 3rd floor, Boston
1556509/07/201610:00 AMMeet at Independence Greenway Bike Path parking lot Russell Street, Peabody
1556608/31/201610:00 AMMeet at 67 Standish Road, Revere
1556708/30/20161:00 PMMeet at Project Site near parking area next to the walking path, Webster

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

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
10529Western Recycling Regional Transfer/Processing StationWilbraham09/13/2016Duane Himes (978) 977-0110Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15433585 Commercial Street/Eliot School Phase IIIBoston09/13/2016Gert Thorn (508) 533-6666Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
8505/13367South Boston Waterfront Transportation Center (Previously reviewed as the Air Rights Garage and as a Component of Waterside Place)Boston09/13/2016Stewart Dalzell (617) 568-3524Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021

Other Projects Under Review

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15547GE Headquarters ProjectBoston (South)09/09/2016Elizabeth Grob (617) 728-7777Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15548Boston University Alumni CenterBoston09/13/2016Christine McVay (617) 357-7044 x 200Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15549Lawson FarmFoxborough08/30/2016William Buckley (508) 543-3939Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15550Avalon Hingham Shipyard 11Hingham08/30/2016Joe SanClemente (617) 348-3334Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15551Solar Photovoltaic SystemHinsdale08/30/2016Michael Viner (413) 443-3537Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15552Holyoke Gas Tar Remediation ProjectHolyoke, S.Hadley and Chicopee08/30/2016Simon Hildt (413) 387-4506Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15553Village on the Common/Kimball FarmLittleton, Westford08/30/2016Kristofer Machado (617) 574-4140Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15554Mystic LandingMedford08/30/2016Kristofer Machado (617) 574-4140Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15555Standby Wastewater Force MainPlymouthWITHDRAWNJonathan Beder (508) 830-4159Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15556Taylor Avenue Roadway Reconstruction PlymouthWITHDRAWNJill McLaughlin (508) 591-4376Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15557North Shore Medical Center Campus ConsolidationSalem08/30/2016Susan St.Pierre (781) 439-2461Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15558Arsenal on the CharlesWatertown09/09/2016Bob Corning (617) 654-6018Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
13153Central SquareFranklinFEIRWITHDRAWNWayne Morrill (603) 772-4746Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
146811265 Main StreetWalthamDEIR09/09/2016Robert Nagi (617) 607-2731Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15397Washington Village (a/k/a 235 Old Colony AvenueBostonDEIR09/09/2016Corrine Snowdon (978) 897-7100 Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15434Terminal E Modernization ProjectBostonDEIR09/09/2016Stewart Dalzell (617) 568-3524Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
9131South Station Air Rights ProjectBoston09/13/2016Corinne Snowdon (978) 897-7100Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128

Secretary's Certificates August 2 - 15, 2016

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
15302Haymarket HotelBostonDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report08/19/2016
15442Commerce Way PlazaPlymouthRequires an Environmental Impact Report08/12/2016
15540Kent's Island Salt Marsh Restoration ProjectNewburyDoes not require Environmental Impact Report08/12/2016
15544Pathways AssociationDennisDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report08/19/2016
15545Martha's Vineyard Boatyard, Inc. Boat RampsTisburyDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report08/19/2016
15546Dole Place WellfieldWest NewburyDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report08/19/2016

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeActionAction Date
15028South Station Expansion ProjectBostonFinal Environmental Impact ReportAdequately and properly complies with MEPA08/12/2016
15198Belchertown State School Redevelopment ProjectBelchertownFinal Environmental Impact ReportAdequately and properly complies with MEPA08/12/2016
15472Park CentralSouthboroughDraft Environmental Impact ReportAdequately and properly complies with MEPA08/12/2016

Notices of Project Change

No Data Found.

Records of Decision

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueActionAction Date
15540Kent's Island Salt Marsh Restoration ProjectNewbury09/07/2016Secretary proposes to grant a waiver08/12/2016

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