Wednesday, April 26th
Public School # 6
555 Page Ave, Staten Island, NY
Joing the The Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery for a public hearing on the Living Breakwaters Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). The DEIS is a comprehensive document that explains why the project is needed, describes the alternatives that are being considered, including the recommended design option, and evaluates the project’s potential impacts. In this case, the recommended option is the construction of the Living Breakwaters Project (Breakwaters Project) and Tottenville Shoreline Protection Project (Shoreline Project).
The full DEIS is available on the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) website here. Public comment will be open for 45 days (until May 8th, 2017). Comment can be received in writing or at the public hearing; details on how to provide comment can be found on the on the website. Details, information and news on the Living Breakwaters Project can always be found on the project website, or at the project exhibit at the Conference House Park Visitors Center.
The DEIS is also available in print Monday – Friday from 9am to 5 pm at the following locations: The Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery: 25 Beaver Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10004 (contact by phone at (844) 969-7474) and the New York Public Library, Tottenville Branch: 7430 Amboy Rd, Staten Island, NY 10307 (contact: Information Desk (718) 984-0945).