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Sep 10, 2014
Volume 82,  Issue 9
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 Aug 16 - Sept 1, 2014

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15254Village at Cooks FarmFranklin9/30/2014Don Neilson (508) 528-3221Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15260North Shore CrossingBeverly10/10/2014Ryan Bianchetto (781) 935-6889Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15261Berry FarmsNorth Andover9/30/2014Ann Marton (781) 245-2500Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15262Crown Colony Place ApartmentsQuincy9/30/2014Kevin Walker (781) 380-7731Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025

Environmental Notification Forms - Site Visits

EEA No.DateTimeLocation
152619/19/20149:00 AMProject Site - 16 Berry Street, North Andover

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

Notices of Project Change

No Data Found.

Other Projects Under Review

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15238Haverhill Boardwalk ProjectHaverhill9/16/2014Tom Touchet (781) 224-6090Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15240Baxter Road and Sconset Bluff Stabilization ProjectNantucket9/23/2014Maria Hartnett (978) 897-7100Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
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 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 ProjectBeverlyWITHDRAWNGrace Arthur (857) 368-8787Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023

Secretary's Certificates August 16-31, 2014

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
15187Shaffer Paper Site Remediation and RestorationBostonDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report08/22/2014
15222Mission Hill Parcel 25Boston (Roxbury)Does not require an Environmental Impact Report08/22/2014
15228Mashpee Neck Marina Facility Improvement ProjectMashpeeDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report08/22/2014
15232Reconstruction and Realignment of I-95 SB to I-295 SB RampAttleboroDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report08/22/2014
15234Canal Street Flood Mitigation ProjectSalemDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report08/22/2014

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeActionAction Date
15168Aspen ApartmentsBillericaDraft Environmental Impact ReportAdequately and properly complies with MEPA 08/29/2014
15194NSTAR Electric Walpole to Holbrook Reliability ProjectWalpole, Sharon, Canton, Stoughton, Avon, Randolph and HolbrookSingle EIRAdequately and properly complies with MEPA 08/29/2014

Notices of Project Change

No Data Found.

Records of Decision

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueActionAction Date
15222Mission Hill Parcel 25Boston (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

Project NameLocationComments DueMEPA Analyst
204 Captains RowMashpee9/30/2014Rick Bourré (617) 626-1130

Public Notices

AgencyNotice TypeLocation
CZMNotice of Public Hearing, re: Gloucester Municipal Harbor Plan RenewalGloucester
CZMNotice of Federal Consistency ReviewSalem
DEPNotice of a Scope of Work for a Hydrogeologic ExamNewton
DEPNotice of a Scope of Work for a Hydrogeologic ExamDennis Port
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 LicenseSalem
DEPNotice of Issuance of Draft Operating PermitChatham Village - Wareham
DEPNotice of Application for General Groundwater Discharge PermitAndover
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 LicenseGloucester
DEPNotice of Application for a Groundwater Discharge PermitLittleton
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificationDennis and Yarmouth
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality Certification and a Chapter 91 LicenseBeverly
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 General License for Small Docks and PiersStatewide
DEPNotice of Public Meetings, re: Transit System Improvement RegulationsBoston
Town of AtholNotice of Finding of No Signficant Impact and Notice of Intent to Request the Release of FundsAthol
Town of ShelburneNotice of Finding of No Significant Impact and Notice of Intent to Request the Release of FundsShelburne