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May 24, 2017
Volume 88,  Issue 2
The Environmental Monitor
a publication of the
Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Charlie Baker, Governor
Matthew A. 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 May 2-15, 2017

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15692L Street Station RedevelopmentBoston07/07/2017Elizabeth Grob (617) 728-7777Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15693Sargent Pond and Roads ProjectBrookline06/13/2017John McAllister (617) 728-0070Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15694417 Main StreetGloucester06/13/2017Charles Wear (978) 299-0447 ext.213Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15695788 Boston RoadGroton06/13/2017Bruce Ringwall (978) 772-1590Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15696Gray's Beach Stabilization and Site ImprovementsKingston06/13/2017Justin Lamoureux (508) 833-6600Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15697Market Basket Retail DevelopmentLowell06/13/2017Kyle Greaves (617) 607-2988Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
156983419 Road Building ProjectLudlow, Wilbraham and Hampden06/13/2017Paul Knapik (617) 896-4534Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15699Inclined Vertical Lift StructureMilton06/13/2017Joseph Freeman (781) 255-1982Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15700Milton In-Line Inspection ProjectMilton, Quincy and Boston06/13/2017Siona Patisteas (508) 513-2715Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15701Plymouth Beach Cobble BermPlymouth06/13/2017John Ramsey (508) 539-3737Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15702Grand Army ProjectSomerset and Swansea06/23/2017Jamie Durand (774) 643-1829Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15703Sudbury-Hudson Transmission Reliability ProjectSudbury, Marlborough, Stow and Hudson06/13/2017Vivian Kimball (508) 513-2713Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15704Worcester Biomanufacturing CampusWorcester06/13/2017Ruth McCawley Geoffroy (508) 756-1600Anne Canaday (617)-626-1035

Environmental Notification Forms - Site Visits

No Data Found.

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
146811265 Main StreetWalthamFEIR06/23/2017Robert Nagi (617) 607-2731Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15413Ledgeview at WrenthamWrentham and PlainvilleSFEIR06/23/2017Ryan DevelopmentAlex Strysky (617) 626-1025

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15273Town of Eastham Water SystemEastham06/23/2017Mark White (617) 657-0251Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029

Other Projects Under Review

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15677Ausiello/Slifka Erosion Control ProjectBarnstable05/30/2017Arlene Wilson 508-420-9792Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15679Treat's Pond Outlet Pipe ProjectCohasset05/30/2017Brian Joyce (781) 383-3094 ext.120Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15680Round Hill Salt Marsh Restoration ProjectDartmouth06/23/2017Jason Ringler (401) 330-1234Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15683Brant Rock Seawall StabilizationMarshfield05/30/2017Roderic Procaccino (781) 834-5561Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15686Wareham/Onset Island Oyster Habitat RestorationWareham05/30/2017Matt Pelikan (508) 693-6287, ext.11Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15687Puritan Road Flood Mitigation and Ecological Resilience ProjectWeymouth05/30/2017Stanley M. Humphries 508-746-9491Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15688G.Mello Disposal Corp. Transfer Station ExpansionGeorgetown05/30/2017Charlene Perkins (978) 777-7250 ext. 10Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15690VIaco Crossing (Rear of Property)Middleboro05/30/2017Ryan VIaco (508) 509-5484Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15691Upper Flint Pond Dam Rehabilitation ProjectTyngsborough05/30/2017Melissa Coady (413) 572-3224Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
11511Fairfield at ChelseaChelseaSEIR06/09/2017Laura Rome (978) 897-7100Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
1303199 Sumner Street / Hodge Boiler Works SiteBoston05/30/2017Robert Ricchi (617) 357-7044 ext.209Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15628Interchange 12 Railway InterceptorFramingham05/30/2017Lori Benoit (413) 387-4516Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021

Secretary's Certificates May 2-15, 2017

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
15657Irving Oil Gas Station & Convenience StoreBrocktonDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report05/19/2017
15664Game on FitchburgFitchburgDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report05/12/2017
15665Logan Airport Parking ProjectBostonRequires an Environmental Import Report05/05/2017
15666ICA WatershedBoston (East)Does not Require an Environmental Impact Report05/05/2017
15667Charbonnier - Dever MemorialBostonDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report05/05/2017
15668Beach Access 265 Harmes WayEasthamDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report05/19/2017
15670Bruni Residence SeawallIpswichDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report05/05/2017
15671Maynard CrossingMaynardDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report05/05/2017
15673Reconstruction of Congamond Road (Route 168)SouthwickDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report05/12/2017
15674Dredging of the 8th and 17th Golf Hole PolesDedham and WestwoodDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report05/05/2017
15678370 - 380 Harrison AvenueBostonDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report05/19/2017
15681Beach Access 225 Harmes WayEasthamDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report05/19/2017
15682Reconstruction of Route 21 (Center Street)LudlowDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report05/19/2017
15684135 East Washington Street DevelopmentNorth AttleboroughDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report05/19/2017
15685Storage FacilityTyngsboroughDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report05/19/2017

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeActionAction Date
13862The Village at Lincoln ParkDartmouthDraft Environmental Impact ReportAdequately and properly complies with MEPA 05/12/2017
14204Glen Ellen (Country Club) Senior Residential CommunityMillis and HollistonDraft Environmental Impact ReportAdequately and properly complies with MEPA 05/12/2017
15577Rosemary Lake Dredging and Recreational Complex ImprovementsNeedhamFinal Environmental Impact ReportAdequately and properly complies with MEPA 05/12/2017
15581The Arsenal ProjectWatertownDraft Environmental Impact ReportAdequately and properly complies with MEPA 05/12/2017
15640Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School and 100 Financial Park ExpansionFranklinSingle EIRAdequately and properly complies with MEPA 05/12/2017

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
14944North Quabbin CommonsAtholDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report05/19/2017
14958Recapping of Clinton Landfill and Remediation of South Meadow PondClintonDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report05/05/2017

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

Project NameLocationComments DueMEPA Analyst
MBTA's Positive Train Control Project (PTC)Statewide05/09/2017Deirdre Buckley (617) 626-1044

Public Notices

AgencyNotice TypeLocation
CZMNotice of Federal Consistency ReviewsHingham, Hingham, Westport and Buzzard Bay
DARNotice of receipt of (YOP) Yearly Operational Plan for Fitchburg Gas Electric Light Co.Fitchburg, Lunenburg, Townsend and Ashby
DEPNotice of Scope of Work for a Hydrogeological EvaluationWayland
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificateLowell
DEPNotice of Scope of Work for a Hydrogeological EvaluationMashpee
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 LicenseEverett
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificateYarmouth
DEPNotice of Assesment Scope of Work for a Hydrogeologic EvaluationCambridge and Somerville
DEPNotice of Application for a Draft Groundwater Discharge Permit Acton
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificateLynn
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 Waterways LicenseCambridge
DEPNotice of Application for a Combined Chapter 91 and 401 Water Quality CertificationCohasset
DEPNotice of Request for a Site Examination for Concord River BasinLittleton
Wayland Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Plant Management ProgramWayland
Weymouth Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Ecological Restoration Project Weymouth