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Jun 20, 2018
Volume 90,  Issue 04
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 1-15, 2018

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15870Plymouth Light Station RevetmentPlymouth07/10/2018Eileen 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 CoastEast Boston07/10/2018Cara Pattullo (617) 357-7044 ext.207Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15875 Melnea Cass Boulevard ReconstructionBoston07/10/2018Matthew Jasmin (617) 348-3359Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15876Squannacook River Rail TrailTownsend, Groton07/10/2018Steven Meehan (978) 597-2188Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15877Proposed Rock Revetment & Pedestrian WalkwayWeymouth07/10/2018Roger Michniewicz (508) 255-6511Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
1587890 Barber Ave. StorageWorcester07/10/2018Scott Goddard (508) 393-3784Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128

Environmental Notification Forms - Site Visits

EEA No.DateTimeLocation
1587406/28/20181:30 PMMeet on Site 181 Coleridge Street, East Boston
1587506/29/201810:00 AMMeet in Lobby of the Boston Water and Sewer Commission office - 980 Harrison Ave., Boston
1587706/28/20182:30 PMMeet at Parking Area on Wassaqussett Road, Weymouth

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

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
15492Wareham MarketplaceWareham07/10/2018Matthew Smith (617) 849-8040Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029

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
15858Kennedy Middle SchoolNatick06/19/2018Briscoe Lang (401) 334-4100Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15859Needham-Newton- Reconstruction of Highland Ave. Needham St. and Charles River BridgeNeedham / Newton06/12/2018Michael Furlong (857) 368-8797Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15860Little Parkers Pond RestorationBarnstable06/12/2018John O'Dea (508) 428-3344Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15861Adams Shore/Houghs Neck Seawall Repairs and Improvements ProjectQuincy06/26/2018Tracy Adamski (413) 572-3256Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15862Proposed Retail Motor Fuel Outlet DevelopmentTaunton06/12/2018Nicole Duquette (603) 893-0720Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15863Advantage Development Group, Inc. Self Storage FacilityTaunton06/12/2018Jon Connell (508) 758-2749Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15864Del Webb Chauncy Lake Westborough06/12/2018John Kucich (508) 480-9900Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15865315 Marsh Hill RoadDracut06/26/2018Francis A. DiLuna (978) 327-5216Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15866Gansett Point Single Family Home and DrivewayFalmouth06/26/2018Mark Manganello (508) 746-9491Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021
15867Cape Pond Ice Company LLCGloucester07/10/2018Jamy Madeja (617) 227-8410Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
15868Greenwood II Residential SubdivisionHolden06/26/2018Christopher Lucas (617) 405-4140Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15869Damon Road Reconstruction ProjectNorthampton06/26/2018Tory Fletcher (603) 637-1121Erin Flaherty (617) 626-1128
15871Rehabilitation of Middle Pond Dam in Massasoit State ParkTaunton06/26/2018Mel Higgins (978) 532-1900 ext.2332Purvi Patel (617) 626-1029
15872Intersection Improvements at Route 40 (Groton Road) & Dunstable RoadWestford06/26/2018Paul Starratt (978) 692-5520Page Czepiga (617) 626-1021

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeComments DueFor CopiesMEPA Analyst
11333Integrated Solid Waste Management FacilityBourneSupplemental Single Environmental Impact Report06/22/2018Phil Goddard (508) 759-0600Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
15388Supplemental Water SupplyAshlandFinal Environmental Impact Report06/22/2018Rajitha Purimetla (508)532-7961Alex Strysky (617) 626-1025
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 PlanMarshfield06/12/2018Paul Momnie (617) 574-3832Eve Schluter (617) 626-1131
15067Marlborough Hills (Previously Forest Park)Marlborough06/26/2018Kyle Greaves (617) 607-2988Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035
4959Lakeshore CenterBridgewater06/26/2018Scott Goddard (508) 393-3784Anne Canaday (617) 626-1035

Secretary's Certificates June 1 - 15, 2018

Environmental Notification Forms

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
15854Previte's Marketplace Retail DevelopmentHanoverDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report06/08/2018
15856Collins Cove Salt MarshSalemDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report06/08/2018
15857Dredging and Replacement of Fowler Street Bridge over Warren BrookUptonDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report06/08/2018

Environmental Impact Reports

EEA No.Project NameLocationDocument TypeActionAction Date
14255Seaport SquareBostonFinal Supplemental Environmental Impact ReportAdequately and Properly Complies with MEPA06/15/2018
14346South Coast Rail - Phase 1 ServiceSouth Coast RegionFinal Supplemental Environmental Impact ReportAdequately and Properly Complies with MEPA06/15/2018
15782Old Boston Road Substation ProjectTewksburySingle Environmental Impact ReportAdequately and Properly Complies with MEPA06/15/2018
15787Vineyard Wind ConnectorBarnstable / Yarmouth State/Federal WatersDraft Environmental Impact ReportRequires the Preparation of a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Report06/15/2018

Notices of Project Change

EEA No.Project NameLocationActionAction Date
15185MWRA Wachusett Aqueduct Pumping StationMarlboroughDoes not Require an Environmental Impact Report06/08/2018

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
Barnstable Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Ecological Restoration Plan for East Bay Road & Main Street, OstervilleBarnstable
CZMNotice of Federal Consistency ReviewWellfleet, Harwich, Winthrop and Plymouth Harbor
CZMNotice of Response to Requests for Reconsideration Decision on Downtown Waterfront District Municipal Harbor PlanBoston
CZMNotice to Proceed for Chelsea Municipal Harbor Plan/Designated Port Area Master PlanChelsea
DEPNotice of Application for a Chapter 91 Waterways LicenseBoston
DEPNotice of Application for a Combined Chapter 91 License and 401 Water Quality CertificationDennis
DEPNotice of Application for a 401 Water Quality CertificateChicopee
DEPNotice of Application and Issuance of a Draft Groundwater Discharge PermitEaston
DEPNotice of Application and Issuance of a Draft Groundwater Discharge PermitHaverhill
DEPNotice of Scope of Work for a Hydrogeological EvaluationBourne
Eastham Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Plant Management Program for Minister PondEastham
MassDOTNotice of Availability of a Section 61 Finding for the Shops at Emerald #15524North Attleborough
MDARNotice of Submission of a Yearly Operational Plan for the Town of HoldenHolden
Medway Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Plant Management Program for Choate PondMedway
Nantucket Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Plant Management Program for Long PondNantucket
New Marlborough Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Plant Management Program for CMC Berkshires PondNew Marlborough
Salem Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Ecological Restoration Plan for Collins Cove Salt Marsh Restoration ProjectSalem
Sturbridge Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Plant Management Program for Pine LakeSturbridge
Webster Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Plant Management Program for Nipmuck PondWebster
Westborough Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent to Initiate an Aquatic Plant Management Program for John PondWestborough
Weymouth Conservation CommissionNotice of Intent for Weymouth Herring Passage & Smelt Habitat Restoration ProjectWeymouth