Weigh in on the East River Park Environmental Review

Environmental Review

Environmental review documents for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-funded East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) project are available below for download and review. The New York City Office of Management and Budget (NYC OMB) is the Responsible Entity for the grant funds, as well as the Lead Agency under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) overseeing the environmental review for the project. Additionally, the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation (NYC Parks) has assumed the responsibility of Lead Agency under the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) and the New York City Environmental Quality Review (CEQR).

Positive Declaration (October 28, 2015)
Draft Scope of Work (October 30, 2015)
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (November 6, 2015)
Early Floodplain/Wetlands Notice (February 22, 2019)

Notice of Availability (April 5, 2019)
Notice of Completion (April 5, 2019)
Final Scope of Work (April 5, 2019)

Draft Environmental Impact Statement (April 5, 2019)

The DEIS includes a detailed project description and a description of environmental impacts, including direct, indirect, and cumulative impacts, associated with a No Action Alternative, Preferred Alternative, and three other With Action Alternatives.

Comment on the DEIS.


ESCR DEIS Cover Page

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