Gowanus Neighborhood Rezoning - Environmental Impact Statement

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On April 19, 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 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Gowanus Neighborhood Rezoning proposal.

A public hearing on the DEIS will be held at a later date to be announced. Advance notice will be given of the time and place of the hearing. Written comments on the DEIS are requested and will be received and considered by the Lead Agency until the 10th calendar day following the close of the public hearing.

Comment on the DEIS

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Cover and Table of Contents
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
Appendix A – RWCDS and Blocks and Lots of the Study Area
Appendix B-1 – No Build Project List
Appendix B-2 – 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 J – Construction