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May 09, 2018
Volume 90,  Issue 01
The Environmental Monitor
a publication of the
Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Charlie Baker, Governor
William F. Galvin, 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 April 18-30, 2018

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15854Previte's Marketplace Retail DevelopmentHanover05/29/2018Kathleen Keen (617) 607-2970Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15855The Cape Club of SharonSharon05/29/2018Shane Oates (508) 245-2608Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15856Collins Cove Salt Marsh Restoration ProjectSalem05/29/2018Ashley Green (978) 619-5685Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15857Dredging and Replacement of Fowler Street Bridge over Warren BrookUpton05/29/2018Joseph Freeman (781) 255-1982Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035

Environmental Notification Forms - Site Visits

EEA No.DateTimeLocation
1585405/21/20182:00 PMMeet at Offices of Drohan Tocchio & Morgan P.C, 175 Derby Street, ste. 30, Hanover
1585505/21/201810:00 AMMeet at 25 Tiot Street in Parking Lot in front of Tennis Courts, Sharon
1585605/21/20182:30 PMMeet on Site near Collins Street / Arbella Street Intersection, Salem

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
14255Seaport SquareBostonFinal Supplemental Environmental Impact Report06/08/2018Talya Moked (978) 897-7100Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
14346South Coast Rail - Phase 1 ServiceMiddleboroughFinal Supplemental Environmental Impact Report06/08/2018Jean Fox (857) 368-8853Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15782Old Boston Road Substation ProjectTewksburySingle Environmental Impact Report06/08/2018Timothy Sullivan (617) 607-2756Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15787Vineyard Wind ConnectorMartha's VineyardDraft Environmental Impact Report06/08/2018Erich Stephens (508) 717- 8964Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029

Notices of Project Change

No Data Found.

Other Projects Under Review

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15837West Main Street Bridge Replacement - AyerAyer05/01/2018Lori Benoit (413) 387-4516Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15838Patio, Concrete Landing and Concrete Stair ConstructionBeverly05/01/2018Robert Griffin (978) 927-5111Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15839Wing, Austin & Wing, Inc.Bourne05/01/2018Jeffrey Johnson (508) 548-3564Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15840Seawall Improvements for a Residential PropertyFairhaven05/08/2018David Davignon (508) 758-7866Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15841Casella of Holyoke, Inc.Holyoke05/01/2018Gregory Wirsen (508) 888-6034Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15842Charles River Country Club Pond Dredging and Related WorkNewton05/01/2018Paul McManus (508) 752-9666Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15843Barnes Street Water Treatment PlantWare05/01/2018Charles Caron (978) 874-5469Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15844West Brookfield Boston Post Road LLCWest Brookfield05/01/2018Chris Ryan (978) 299-0447Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15845Westfield Turnpike Industrial ParkWestfield05/01/2018Kyle Greaves (617) 607-298Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15846Chestnut St./North Quincy St. Intersection ImprovementsAbington and Brockton05/15/2018Conor Veeneman (617) 452-6314Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15847675E Hale Street DredgingBeverly 05/22/2018Ann McMenemy (978) 777-3050Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15848Chain Forge HotelBoston05/15/2018Corinne Snowdon (978) 897-7100Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15849480 Rutherford Avenue & 100 Hood Park DriveBoston05/15/2018Mark Rosenshein (617) 331-4281Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15850Dune Restoration between Crossovers 1 and 2 at Duxbury BeachDuxbury05/15/2018Cris Luttazi (781) 563-0054Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15851NEADS Two Car Garage for Service Dog VansPrinceton05/15/2018Gerry DeRoche (978) 422-9064Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15852283 and 285 Derby StreetSalem05/25/2018Susan St.Pierre (781) 439-2461Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15853Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvement Project along Beach RoadTisbury05/15/2018Hung Pham (857) 368-8831Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15420Riverfront Business ParkFreetownFinal Environmental Impact Report05/11/2018Stephane Kruel (617) 607-2972Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15785Eames Mill Pond Dam Repair ProjectPaxtonDraft Environmental Impact Report05/11/2018Melissa Coady (413) 572-3224Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15185Wachusett Aqueduct Pumping Station (WAPS)Marlborough05/29/2018William Sullivan (617) 570-5435Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035

Secretary's Certificates April 18- May 4, 2018

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
15828Bay State Thread Dam Removal ProjectSpringfieldDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report04/27/2018
15830Campanelli Business Park UxbridgeUxbridgeRequires a Mandatory Environmental Impact Report04/27/2018
15832Pilot Seafood Properties at the Massport Marine Terminal (Parcel 6)BostonDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report05/04/2018
15833Sewell Street Quarry ReclamationGrovelandDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report04/27/2018
15835Access Improvements to Western Avenue - Central PhaseWestfieldDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report04/20/2018
15836MESA Review Homer Watcha Trust PropertyWest TisburyDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report04/27/2018

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeActionAction Date
15273Town of Eastham Water System-Phase 2EasthamFinal Supplemental Environmental Impact ReportAdequately and Properly Complies with MEPA04/27/2018
15610115 Winthrop SquareBostonFinal Environmental Impact ReportAdequately and Properly Complies with MEPA04/27/2018
15750Norton Business ParkNortonDraft Environmental Impact ReportAdequately and Properly Complies with MEPA04/27/2018

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
12668Nantasket Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction ProjectHullDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report04/27/2018
15511Swansea Waterfront RevitalizationSwanseaDoes not Require a Supplemental Environmental Impact Report05/04/2018

Records of Decision

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueActionAction Date
12668Nantasket Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction ProjectHull05/23/2018Secretary Proposes to Grant Waiver04/27/2018
15828Bay State Thread Dam Removal ProjectSpringfield05/23/2018Secretary Proposes to Grant Waiver04/27/2018

Special Review Procedures

No Data Found.

Public Benefits Determinations

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
156321000 Boylston Street ProjectBostonWill Have a Public Benefit04/27/2018

Advisory Opinions

No Data Found.

Requests for Advisory Opinion

No Data Found.

Public Notices

AgencyNotice TypeLocation
Arlington Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate Aquatic Management Plan for the Medford Boat ClubArlington
Chilmark Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Ecological Restoration PlanChilmark
Clinton Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate Aquatic Management Plan for Clamshell PondClinton
CZMNotice of Federal Consistency ReviewsVineyard Haven, Town of Falmouth and Nantasket Beach
CZMNotice of Availability of the Secretary's Decision on the City of Boston's Request for Approval of the Downtown Waterfront District Municipal Harbor PlanBoston
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality Certificate for South Coast RailLakeville, Taunton, Berkley, Freetown, Fall River and New Bedford
DEPNotice of Request for a Site ExaminationIpswich
DEPNotice of Application and Issuance of a Draft Groundwater Discharge PermitSouth Lee
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificationTempleton
Franklin Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate Aquatic Management Plan for Spruce PondFranklin
Great Barrington Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Ecological Restoration PlanGreat Barrington
Groton and Pepperell Conservation CommissionsNotice of Intent to Initiate Aquatic Management Plan for Pepperell PondGroton and Pepperell
MassportNotice of Availability of a Section 61 Finding for Waterside Place Omni/Summer Street HotelBoston
MDARNotice of Submission of a Yearly Operational Plan for Grafton and Upton Railroad CompanyGrafton, Milford, Hopedale and Upton
MDARNotice of Submission of a Yearly Operational Plan for Massachusetts Coastal RailroadStatewide
MDARNotice of Submission of a Yearly Operational Plan for Massachusetts Central RailroadHardwick, Palmer, New Braintree and Ware
MDARNotice of Public Hearings for a Vegetation Management Plan for Holyoke Gas and ElectricHolyoke, Chicopee and South Hadley
Sutton Conservation Commission and DFWNotice of Intent to Initiate Ecological Restoration ProjectSutton
Wellesley Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate Phosphorus Inactivation in 5 Small Ponds in WellesleyWellesley
West Tisbury Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Ecological Restoration PlanWest Tisbury