A series of public meetings were scheduled to provide a forum for public comments on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement. Written comments will be accepted until 5:00 P.M. on Monday, March 16, 2020. UPDATE: In consideration of the Coronavirus outbreak, the public comment period has been extended to March 30, 2020.
On October 2, 2019 the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development (ODMHED), as lead agency for the CEQR environmental review, issued a Revised Draft Scope of Work for a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) was issued for public comment. A public scoping meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. and will be held at Hartley House, 413 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036. The comment period for the Draft Scope of Work will remain open until November 18, 2019.
New 6 NYCRR Part 617 State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR), regulations became effective January 1, 2019. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has adopted amendments to the Type I and Type II lists of actions, as well as the scoping and acceptance procedures for draft environmental impact statements. DEC has also modernized the regulations related to web publication of documents. These changes are the first major amendments to the SEQR regulations that DEC made since 1996.
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