Gowanus Neighborhood Rezoning - Environmental Impact Statement

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On September 10, 2021, the New York City Department of City Planning, on behalf of the City Planning Commission as lead agency, issued a Notice of Completion for a  PDF Document Notice of Completion for a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Gowanus Neighborhood Rezoning proposal.

The public hearing was held in person in the NYC City Planning Commission Hearing Room, Lower Concourse, 120 Broadway, New York, NY and accessible remotely, on July 28, 2021, at 10:00 AM in conjunction with the CPC’s public hearing pursuant to ULURP.  Written comments on the DEIS were received and considered by the Lead Agency through Monday, August 9, 2021. The FEIS incorporates responses to the public comments received on the DEIS and updated analysis conducted subsequent to the completion of the DEIS.

PDF Document The files below are in PDF format.

Cover and Table of Contents
Foreword
Executive Summary
Chapter 1 – Project Description
Chapter 2 – Land Use, Zoning and Public Policy
Chapter 3 – Socioeconomic
Chapter 4 – Community Facilities
Chapter 5 – Open Space
Chapter 6 – Shadows
Chapter 7 – Historic and Cultural Resources
Chapter 8 – Urban Design
Chapter 9 – Natural Resources
Chapter 10 – Hazardous Materials
Chapter 11 – Water and Sewer
Chapter 12 – Solid Waste and Sanitation Services
Chapter 13 – Energy
Chapter 14 – Transportation
Chapter 15 – Air Quality
Chapter 16 – Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change
Chapter 17 – Noise
Chapter 18 – Public Health
Chapter 19 – Neighborhood Character
Chapter 20 – Construction
Chapter 21 – Mitigation
Chapter 22 – Alternatives
Chapter 23 – Unavoidable Adverse Impacts
Chapter 24 – Growth-Inducing Aspects of the Proposed Action
Chapter 25 – Irreversible and Irretrievable Commitment of Resources
Chapter 26 – Conceptual Analysis
Chapter 27 – Response to Comments
Appendices:
Appendix A – RWCDS and Blocks and Lots of the Study Area
Appendix B – No Build Project List & Waterfront Revitalization Program
Appendix C – Historic Resources
Appendix D – Wildlife Tables
Appendix E – Hazardous Materials
Appendix F – Water and Sewer Infrastructure
Appendix G – Transportation
Appendix H – Air Quality
Appendix I – Noise

Appendix K – Written Comments Received on the DEIS*

*Due to a clerical error in compiling written comments on the DEIS, a comment letter received from Voice of Gowanus was erroneously omitted from Appendix K, Written Comments Received on the DEIS. Appendix K has been updated to include this letter.