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Dec 10, 2014
Volume 83,  Issue 3
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 Nov 18 - Dec 1, 2014

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15091Riverview PlaceSalem01/09/2015Susan St. Pierre 781 439-2461Anne Canaday (617)626-1035
15292BJ's Gas StationAuburn12/30/2014John Kucich (508) 480-9900Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15293EF Education First IIICambridge01/13/2015Stephanie Kruel (617) 728-7777Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15294Baddacook Well Infiltration LagoonsGroton12/30/2014Charles Caron (978) 874-5469Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15295Public Access Path Harwich12/30/2014Amy Usowski (508) 240-7538Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15296Nashua River Impaired Waters Remediation ProjectShirley12/30/2014Annie Bastoni (857) 368-8815Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029

Environmental Notification Forms - Site Visits

EEA No.DateTimeLocation
1529412/18/201411:00 AMBaddacook Pond Road off Lowell Road (Route 40), Groton
1529612/18/20143:30 PMAyer/Shirley Conservation Land “pull off” off Great Road/Fitchburg Road (Route 2A), Shirley

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
14924First Light Resort CasinoTauntonFEIR01/09/2015Corrine Snowdon (978) 897-7100 Holly Johnson (617)626-1023
3247 Logan Airport - Environmental Data ReportBostonEnvironmental Data Report01/27/2015Tom Ennis (617) 568-3507Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
14113Lawrence Municipal Airport Runway Safety Area ProjectNorth Andover12/30/2014Rick Domas (646) 490-3825Alex Strysky (617)-626-1025
146811265 Main StreetWaltham12/30/2014Carmine Tomas ((978) 851-0200Rick Bourré (617) 626-1130

Other Projects Under Review

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15271Proposed Storm Protection with Revetment Extension and Soft StabilizationDennisWITHDRAWNTara Marden (508) 397-9689Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15272Proposed Dredging, Landing, Bulkhead, Ramp and FloatDennis (West Dennis)12/15/2014Donald Monroe (508) 255-6511Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15278I-90 Allston Interchange Multi-Modal Transportation ProjectBoston (Allston)12/15/2014James Cerbone (857) 368-8792Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15283Merrimack Valley Reliability ProjectAndover, Dracut and Tewksbury12/15/2014Kate McEneaney (617) 607-2685Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15284West Barnstable Conservation Land/Shooting RangeBarnstable (West Barnstable)12/15/2014Mark Ells (508) 862-4610Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15285Land Transfer from Department of Conservation and Recreation to City of Boston Public Works DepartmentBoston (Mattapan)WITHDRAWNPaul Farrell (617) 338-5350Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15286Neponset River Greenway Segment 3Boston (Dorchester)12/15/2014Corinne Snowdon (978) 897-7100Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15287Breakwater Landing Coastal Resiliency and Habitat Restoration ProjectBrewster12/15/2014Anne Kitchell (508) 833-6600Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15288Dorothy Pond Improvement ProjectMillbury12/15/2014Annie Bastoni (857) 368-8815Rick Bourré (617) 626-1130
15289Story Avenue Fueling Center and Pharmacy Newburyport12/15/2014Michael Seekamp (603) 642-8300Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15290Proposed Academic Building and DormitoryPittsfield12/15/2014Robert HoogsAnne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15291Blackstone Gateway ProjectWorcester12/15/2014Michael Toohill (617) 896-4519Rick Bourré (617) 626-1130

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
14635Bass River Dredge ProjectBeverlyFEIR12/24/2014Ronald Bourne (508) 533-6666Rick Bourré (617) 626-1130
14964Boston Children’s HospitalBostonFEIR12/24/2014Corinne Snowden (978) 897-7100Deirdre Buckley (617) 626-1044
15028South Station Expansion ProjectBostonDEIR12/24/2014Matthew Ciborowski (857) 368-8845Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15033MGM SpringfieldSpringfieldFEIR12/24/2014Corinne Snowden (978) 897-7100Holly Johnson (617) 626-1023
15233Center 128NeedhamSingle EIR12/24/2014Corinne Snowden (978) 897-7100Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
13708Northborough Crossing (previously reviewed as Borgatti Property)Northborough12/30/2014Paula Thompson (508) 366-6552Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
14584Northampton SquareBoston (Roxbury)12/15/2014Richard Jabba (617) 357-7044Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035

Secretary's Certificates November 16-30, 2014

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
15260North Shore CrossingBeverlyRequires an Environmental Impact Report11/19/2014
15266Parcel KBoston (South Boston)Does not require an Environmental Impact Report11/26/2014
15268Lakeway CommonsShrewsburyDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report11/19/2014
15273Eastham Water System Eastham Requires an Environmental Impact Report11/26/2014
15274Pumping Station No. 2 RehabilitationMattapoisettDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report11/19/2014
15275Norton Landfill Solar ProjectNortonDoes not require an Environmental Impact Report11/19/2014

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeActionAction Date
11525Long-Term Combined Sewer Overflow Control PlanSpringfieldFEIRAdequately and properly complies with MEPA11/26/2014
13388Phase 2 Comprehensive Wastewater Management PlanMansfield and NortonDEIRAdequately and properly complies with MEPA11/26/2014

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
15188Massachusetts Maritime Academy Campus-Wide Five-Year Vision PlanBourne (Buzzards Bay)Does not require an Environmental Impact Report11/19/2014

Records of Decision

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueActionAction Date
15266Parcel KBoston (South Boston)12/24/2014Secretary proposes to grant a Full EIR Waiver11/26/2014

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
CMMCPNotice of FY16 Budget Proposal & 2014 Work Summary MeetingNorthborough
CZMNotice of Federal Consistency ReviewsBourne, East Boston, Nantucket, and Statewide
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 Waterways LicenseMillbury