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Aug 27, 2014
Volume 87,  Issue 8
The Environmental Monitor
a publication of the
Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Deval L. Patrick, Governor
Richard K. Sullivan, Jr., 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 Reader®, which is available free of charge at http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html.


Projects Submitted August 1-15, 2014

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15251NSTAR Transmission Line Right-of-Way 13 Tree Removal Maintenance ProjectBellingham, Blackstone, Mendon and Uxbridge9/16/2014John Vieira (508) 752-1001Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15252Proposed Reconstruction of Seasonal Non-Private PierChatham9/16/2014Leslie Fields (508) 495-6225Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
1525367 Middle StreetFairhaven9/16/2014Walter P. Galuska (508) 822-6934Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15255Rising Paper SolarGreat Barrington9/16/2014Kirt Mayland (646) 302-3639Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15256Solar Photovoltaic ProjectMattapoisett9/16/2014Brian Madden (508) 746-9491Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15257Consue Springs Tidal Pond RestorationNantucket9/16/2014Stephen Lecco (413) 726-2100Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15258Sherwood Plaza South TractNatick9/16/2014Kate McEneaney (617) 924-1770Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15259New Accessory Parking GarageWaltham9/16/2014Susan W. Mohn (781) 570-2365Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025

Environmental Notification Forms - Site Visits

EEA No.DateTimeLocation
152389/09/201410:00 AMCity Hall (City Council Chamber) - 4 Summer Street. Haverhill
152539/08/201410:00 AMProject Site - 67 Middle Street, Fairhaven
152559/09/201412:00 PMHazen Paper Mill – 295 Park Road, Great Barrington
152569/08/201412:30 PMProject site entrance at Crystal Sprng Road, Mattapoisett
152589/11/20142:00 PM: Former BJ’s Wholesale Club – Sherwood Plaza off Route 9 at Dean Road, Natick
152599/09/20142:00 PMCul-de-sac on Winter Place, Waltham
155219/11/20149:30 AMTown Hall – 21 South Main Street, Uxbridge

Environmental Impact Reports

No Data Found.

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15065Route 128, Exit 19 at Brimbal Avenue Interchange Improvements ProjectBeverly9/16/2014Grace Arthur (857) 368-8787Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023

Other Projects Under Review

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15233Center 128Needham08/29/2014David Hewett (978) 897-7100Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15238Haverhill Boardwalk ProjectHaverhill09/16/2014Tom Touchet (781) 224-6090Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
11924Home Depot Drive PlazaPlymouth SEIR09/05/2014Philip Cordeiro (508) 923-1010Rick Bourre (617) 626-1130
12615Comprehensive Watershed Nitrogen Management PlanMashpeeDEIR9/05/2014Greg Jefferson (774) 470-1640Deirdre Buckley (617) 626-1044

Notices of Project Change

No Data Found.

Secretary's Certificates August 1-22, 2014

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
15220Lake Wickaboag North Cove Dredge ProjectWest BrookfieldRequires an Environmental Impact Report08/01/2014
15221Bartlett PlaceBoston (Roxbury)Does not require an Environmental Impact Report08/15/2014
15222Mission Hill Parcel 25 Mixed Use Project Boston (Roxbury)Does not require an Environmental Impact Report08/15/2014
15223Reconstruction of Water Street /Bolton RoadClintonDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report08/08/2014
15224The Village at Seven SpringsHanoverDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report08/08/2014
15226Proposed Sustainable Wastewater Treatment SystemLenoxDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report08/08/2014
15227Morse Reservoir Dam ImprovementsLeominsterDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report08/08/2014
15229Thrush HollowMiddleboroughDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report08/08/2014
15230Salem State University Campus Master VisionSalemDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report08/08/2014

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeActionAction Date
15006Mohegan SunRevereSupplemental DEIRAdequately and properly complies with MEPA08/15/2014
15060Wynn EverettEverettFEIRDoes not adequately and properly with comply with MEPA08/15/2014
15169New England Executive ParkBurlingtonDEIRAdequately and properly complies with MEPA08/01/2014
15183Landmark Center RedevelopmentBoston (Fenway)Single EIRAdequately and properly complies with MEPA08/15/2014

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
15138The GroveShrewsburyRequires an Environmental Impact Report08/08/2014

Records of Decision

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueActionAction Date
15138The GroveShrewsbury09/10/2014Secretary proposes to grant a Phase 1 Waiver08/08/2014
1514240 Thorndike - Sullivan Courthouse RenovationCambridgeN/ASecretary has granted a Full EIR Waiver07/30/2014
15221Bartlett PlaceBoston (Roxbury)09/10/2014Secretary proposes to grant a Full EIR Waiver08/15/2014
15222Mission Hill Parcel 25 Mixed Use Project Boston (Roxbury)09/10/2014Secretary proposes to grant a Full EIR Waiver08/22/2014

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 Federal Consistency ReviewsStatewide
CZMNotice of Federal Consistency ReviewYarmouth
DCRNotice of Public Meeting, re: Draft Resource Management Plan for the Charles River Esplanade-New BasinBoston
DEPNotice of Draft Operating Permit RenewalMASSPOWER - Springfield
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificationStatewide
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificationFalmouth
DEPNotice of Nonpoint Source Management Plan UpdateStatewide
DEPNotice of Application for a Groundwater Discharge PermitBourne
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificationMedford
DEPNotice of Application for a Groundwater Discharge PermitBrookfield
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 LicenseHull
DEPNotice of a Scope of Work for a Hydrogeologic ExamChatham
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificationPelham
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificationPelham
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 PermitPlymouth
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificationWilliamstown
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificationDedham
DEPNotice of Application for Approval of a Pumping Test PlanNewbury (Byfield)
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 LicensePlymouth
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 PermitYarmouth
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 LicenseChatham
DEPNotice of Draft Operating Permit RenewalWyman-Gordon Company - Grafton
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 Amnesty LicenseBoston (South Boston)
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 License AmendmentBoston (East Boston)
DOTNotice of Issuance of a Section 61 FindingUpland Woods Redevelopment - Norwood (EEA #13403)