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Oct 08, 2014
Volume 82,  Issue 11
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 September 16-30, 2014

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15266Parcel KBoston (South Boston)11/07/2014Corinne Snowdon (978) 897-7100Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15267Comprehensive Wastewater Management PlanMiddleborough10/28/2014Jon Hume (978) 416-8000Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15268Lakeway CommonsShrewsbury10/28/2014Jamie Anderson (781) 279-0180Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15269Woburn LandingWoburn11/07/2014David Hewett (978) 897-7100Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15270Inspection Bay AdditionHolden10/28/2014Toni Mandel (508) 868-6746Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025

Environmental Notification Forms - Site Visits

EEA No.DateTimeLocation
1526610/21/201410:30 AMProject Site - 295 Northern Avenue, South Boston
1526810/17/20149:30 AMLovey’s Garage - 161 Boston Turnpike (Route 9), Shrewsbury
1526910/16/201410:00 AMAllen & Major - 100 Commerce Way, Woburn
1527010/17/20148:30 AMProject Site - 525, Main Street, Holden

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
13388Phase 2 Comprehensive Wastewater Management PlanMansfieldDEIR11/07/2014Ed Sanderson (617) 452-6582Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15013Norwood Municipal Light Department 115-kv Transmission Line ReplacementSharon and NorwoodSingle EIR11/07/2014Doug Vigneau (508) 513-2718Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15041101 Madison Street RedevelopmentPlainvilleSupplemental EIR11/07/2014Kevin Dandrade (978) 794-1792Rick Bourré (617) 626-1130
15205Connecticut Expansion Project Agawam, Sandisfield and TyringhamDEIR11/07/2014Suzan Lacey (713) 420-6360Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
12974Littleton Distribution CenterLittleton10/28/2014Mark Dibb (508) 510-6108Rick Bourré (617) 626-1130
14909Boston LandingBoston10/28/2014Dave Hewett (978) 897-7100Holly Johnson 617-626-1023
15065Route 128, Exit 19 at Brimbal Avenue Interchange Improvements ProjectBeverly10/28/2014Grace Arthur (857) 368-8787Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023

Other Projects Under Review

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15260North Shore CrossingBeverly10/28/2014Ryan Bianchetto (781) 935-6889Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15261Berry FarmsNorth Andover10/17/2014Ann Marton (781) 245-2500Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15263Readville Yard 5 Industrial DevelopmentBoston (Hyde Park)10/14/2014Judith Kohn (617) 357-7044 x211Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15264Department of Fish and Game Land ConveyanceHalifax10/14/2014Craig MacDonnell (617) 626-1574Rick Bourré (617) 626-1130
15265Great Road Water Main ExtensionShirley10/14/2014Charles Caron (978) 874-5469Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
14069Harvard University’s Campus in AllstonBoston (Allston)FEIR10/10/2014Susan Radley (617) 496-3773Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15134Redevelopment of the Government Center GarageBoston FEIR10/24/2014Lauren DeVoe (617) 607-0091Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15169New England Executive Park Renovations and ExpansionBurlingtonFEIR10/24/2014Lauren DeVoe (617) 924-1770Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
8074Westminster Business ParkWestminster2014 Five-Year Update11/07/2014Charles Scott (774) 437-1043Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023

Notices of Project Change

No Data Found.

Secretary's Certificates Sept 16 - Oct 8, 2014

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
15238Haverhill Boardwalk ProjectHaverhillDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report09/26/2014
15240Baxter Road and Sconset Bluff Stabilization ProjectNantucketDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report10/03/2014
15251NSTAR Transmission Line Right-of-Way 13 Tree Removal Maintenance ProjectBellingham, Blackstone, Mendon and UxbridgeDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report09/26/2014
15252Proposed Reconstruction of Seasonal Non-Private PierChathamDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report09/26/2014
1525367 Middle StreetFairhavenDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report09/26/2014
15255Rising Paper SolarGreat BarringtonDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report10/03/2014
15256Solar Photovoltaic ProjectMattapoisettDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report09/26/2014
15257Consue Springs Tidal Pond RestorationNantucketDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report09/26/2014
15258Sherwood Plaza South TractNatickDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report10/03/2014

Environmental Impact Reports

No Data Found.

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
14909Boston Landing (previously reviewed as New Brighton Landing)Boston (Brighton)Project change is insignificant; does not require an Environmental Impact Report10/01/2014

Records of Decision

No Data Found.

Special Review Procedures

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
1462325-Year Master Plan for University of Massachusetts BostonBoston (Dorchester)Secretary has established a Special Review Procedure10/08/2014

Public Benefits Determinations

No Data Found.

Advisory Opinions

No Data Found.

Requests for Advisory Opinion

No Data Found.

Public Notices