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Jul 11, 2018
Volume 90,  Issue 5
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 June 16 - July 02, 2018

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15879Tennessee Gas Pipeline 261 Upgrade ProjectsAgawam08/10/2018Rebecca Weissman (413) 256-0202Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15880Proposed Gas Station with Convenience Store and Drive-ThroughAthol07/31/2018Erin Fredette (617) 556-0020Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15881125 Amory StreetBoston07/31/2018Geoff Starsiak (978) 897-7100Deirdre Buckley (617) 626-1044
15882Hood Park Master PlanBoston (Charlestown)07/31/2018Mark Rosenshein (617) 331-4281Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15883Ricketts Pond Business ParkCarver and Plympton07/31/2018Bradley McKenzie (781) 792-3900Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15884Joblon BreakwaterDartmouth07/31/2018Les Smith (978) 618-7447Eve Schluter (617) 626-1131
15885Campbell - Purcell Community HousingEastham07/31/2018Charlie Adams (857) 415-4650Eve Schluter (617) 626-1131
15886Fuller School Site RedevelopmentGloucester08/10/2018Robert Ricchi (617) 357-7044 ext.209Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15887Calamint Hill (North) - ReconstructionPrinceton07/31/2018Lar Greene (508) 366-6552Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15889Union Square RedevelopmentSomerville08/24/2018Geoff Starsiak (978) 897-7100Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15890Shrewsbury Street Redevelopment ProjectWest Boylston07/31/2018Scott Morrison (508) 752-9666 ext.27Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029

Environmental Notification Forms - Site Visits

EEA No.DateTimeLocation
1538107/24/20181:00 PMMeet on Site John Parker Road, Falmouth
1588007/23/20189:00 AMMeet at Wendy's parking lot, 56 Market Drive off Templeton Road, Athol
1588207/24/20183:00 PMMeet On Site 500 Rutherford Ave. Meet in Lobby of Main Building, Charlestown
1588407/26/20182:30 PMMeet On Site 7 Rockland Farm, Dartmouth
1588507/26/201810:30 AMMeet on Site 140 Brackett Road, Eastham
1588607/24/201811:00 AMMeet on Site 4 School House Road, Gloucester
1588908/02/20185:30 PMMeet at Public Safety Building, 220 Washington Street, Somerville
1589007/20/201812:00 PMMeet On Site 137-151 Shrewsbury Street, West Boylston

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15703Sudbury-Hudson Transmission Reliability ProjectSudbury, Stow, MarlboroughFinal Environmental Impact ReportWithdrawnVivian Kimball (508) 513-2713Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15750Norton Business ParkNortonFinal Environmental Impact Report08/10/2018Mark Dibb (781) 552-4205Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15381Coonamessett River: Middle and Upper Bog RestorationFalmouth08/10/2018Nick Nelson (617) 714-5537Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021

Other Projects Under Review

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15855The Cape Club of SharonSharon07/03/2018Shane Oates (508) 245-2608Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15867Cape Pond Ice Company LLCGloucester07/10/2018Jamy Madeja (617) 227-8410Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15870Plymouth Light Station RevetmentPlymouth08/07/2018Eileen Ciampini (203) 400-6056Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15873Graves Island Lighthouse and Fog StationBoston07/10/2018Michael Count (508) 726-0773Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15874The Residences at Coleridge CoastBoston07/10/2018Cara Pattullo (617) 357-7044 ext.207Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15875Melnea Cass Boulevard ReconstructionBoston07/10/2018Matthew Jasmin (617) 348-3359Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15876Squannacook River Rail TrailTownsend and Groton07/31/2018Steven Meehan (978) 597-2188Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15877Proposed Rock Revetment and Pedestrian WalkwayWeymouth07/31/2018Roger Michniewicz (508) 255-6511Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
1587890 Barber Ave. StorageWorcester07/24/2018Scott Goddard (508) 393-3784Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15595XMBLY, SomervilleSomervilleDraft Environmental Impact Report07/20/2018Seth Latttrell (617) 607-2973Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15728Neponset WharfBostonDraft Environmental Impact Report07/13/2018Seth Latttrell (617) 607-2973Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15785Eames Mill Pond Dam Repair ProjectPaxtonFinal Environmental Impact Report07/06/2018Melissa Coady (413) 572-3224Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15830Campanelli Business ParkUxbridgeSingle Environmental Impact Report07/06/2018David Kelly (781) 843-4333Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
3247Logan International Airport 2016 EDR ReportBostonEDR07/31/2018Michael Gove (617) 568-3546Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
13410Enterprise Park Master PlanMarshfield07/03/2018Paul Momnie (617) 574-3832Eve Schluter (617) 626-1131
15067Marlborough Hills (Previously Forest Park)Marlborough08/10/2018Kyle Greaves (617) 607-2988Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15492Wareham MarketplaceWareham07/20/2018Matthew Smith (617) 849-8040Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029

Secretary's Certificates June 15 - July 06, 2018

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
15858Kennedy Middle SchoolNatickDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report06/29/2018
15859Reconstruction of Highland Ave. Needham St. & Charles River Bridge, N-04-002 from Webster St. to Rt. 9Needham and NewtonDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report06/22/2018
15860Little Parkers Pond RestorationBarnstableDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report06/22/2018
15861Adams Shore/Houghs Neck Seawall Repairs and Improvements ProjectQuincyDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report07/06/2018
15862Proposed Retail Motor Fuel Outlet DevelopmentTauntonDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report06/22/2018
15863Advantage Development Group, Inc. Self StorageTauntonDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report06/22/2018
15864Del Webb Chauncy LakeWestboroughDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report06/22/2018
15865315 Marsh Hill RoadDracutDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report07/06/2018
15866Gansett Point Single Family Home and DrivewayFalmouthDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report07/06/2018
15868Greenwood II Residential SubdivisionHoldenDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report07/06/2018
15869Damon Road Reconstruction ProjectNorthamptonDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report07/06/2018
15871Rehabilitation of Middle Pond Dam in Massasoit State ParkTauntonDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report07/06/2018
15872Intersection Improvements at Route 40 (Groton Road) & Dunstable RoadWestfordDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report07/06/2018

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeActionAction Date
11333Integrated Solid Waste Management FacilityBourneSingle Supplemental Environmental Impact ReportAdequately and Properly Complies with MEPA06/29/2018
15388Supplemental Water SupplyAshlandFinal Environmental Impact ReportAdequately and Properly Complies with MEPA06/29/2018

Notices of Project Change

No Data Found.

Records of Decision

No Data Found.

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
Ashburnham Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Plant Management Program for Little Watatic PondAshburnham
DEPNotice of Application for a Combined Chapter 91 License and 401 Water Quality CertificationScituate
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 Waterways License for Houghs Neck Maritime CenterQuincy
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificationRutland
DEPNotice of Application and Issuance of a Draft Groundwater Discharge PermitNorth Reading
DEPNotice of Application for a Combined Chapter 91 License and 401 Water Quality CertificationLynn
DEPNotice of Application and Issuance of a Draft Groundwater Discharge PermitTownsend
DEPNotice of Draft Water Management Act Permit Public Comment PeriodFoxborough
DEPNotice of Scope of Work for a Hydrogeologic EvaluationHanover
DFWNotice of Availability of Section 61 Finding for South Coast Rail Project Phase 1 #14346South Coast Region
Hamilton Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Ecological Restoration Plan for Dredging a Pond Invasive Species Management and Native PlantingsHamilton
Hingham Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Plant Management Program for Eicoff PondHingham