Bronx Special Natural Area Districts Update - Environmental Impact Statement

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On September 13, 2019, the New York City Department of City Planning, on behalf of the City Planning Commission as lead agency, issued a PDF Document Notice of Completion for a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) the Bronx Special Natural Area District Update proposal.

A public hearing on the DEIS was held on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 10:00am in the City Planning Commission Hearing Room at 120 Broadway, Lower Concourse, New York, NY 10271, in conjunction with the City Planning Commission’s public hearing pursuant to ULURP. The public hearing also considered modifications to the Proposed Actions (ULURP No. N190430(A) ZRY). The public hearing on the DEIS and ULURP applications was continued on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 10:00am in the City Planning Commission Hearing Room. Written comments were requested on the DEIS and were accepted through Monday, September 9, 2019. The FEIS incorporates responses to the public comments received on the DEIS and additional 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 Conditions
Chapter 4 – Community Facilities and Services
Chapter 5 – Open Space
Chapter 6 – Shadows
Chapter 7 – Historic and Cultural Resources
Chapter 8 – Urban Design and Visual Resources
Chapter 9 – Natural Resources
Chapter 10 – Hazardous Materials
Chapter 11 – Water and Sewer Infrastructure
Chapter 12 – Solid Waste and Sanitation Services
Chapter 13 – Energy
Chapter 14 – Transportation
Chapter 15 – Air Quality
Chapter 16 – Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Chapter 17 – Noise
Chapter 18 – Public Health
Chapter 19 – Neighborhood Character
Chapter 20 – Construction
Chapter 21 – Mitigation
Chapter 22 – Alternatives
Chapter 23 – Conceptual Analysis
Chapter 24 – Unavoidable Adverse Impacts
Chapter 25 – Growth Inducing Aspects of the Proposed Actions
Chapter 26 – Irreversible and Irretrievable Commitment of Resources
Chapter 27 – Responses to Comments Received on the DEIS
Chapter 28 – References
Appendices:
Appendix 1 – Changes to Land Use Actions
Appendix 2 – Prototypical Analysis Sites
Appendix 3 – Conceptual Analysis Sites
Appendix 4 – WRP Consistency Assessment Form
Appendix 5 – Air Quality Appendix
Appendix 6 – New York Natural Explorer Lists
Appendix 7 – Agency Correspondence
Appendix 8 – Proposed Zoning Text Amendment
Appendix 9 – Comments Received on the DEIS
Appendix 10 – Technical Memorandum 001
Appendix 11 – Potential CPC Modifications to the Proposed Zoning Text Amendment