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Western Rail Yard Project
Final Environmental Impact Statement

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On October 9, 2009, the New York City Planning Commission and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, acting as co-lead agencies, issued a PDF Document Notice of Completion for a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Western Rail Yard project.

A public hearing to hear oral comments on the DEIS was held on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 22 Reade Street, New York, New York 10007. Written comments on the DEIS were accepted at the hearing and until Monday, September 21, 2009.  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 Page ( 0.04mb)
Insider Cover Page ( 0.01mb)
Table of Contents ( 0.10mb)
Foreword ( 0.02mb)
Executive Summary ( 3.71mb)

Chapter 1 - Project Description

( 4.45mb)

Chapter 2 – Framework for Analysis

( 0.80mb)

Chapter 3 – Land Use, Zoning, and Public Policy

( 1.44mb)

Chapter 4 – Socioeconomic Conditions

( 0.48mb)

Chapter 5 – Community Facilities and Services

( 0.68mb)

Chapter 6 – Open Space

( 2.10mb)

Chapter 7 – Shadows

( 5.86mb)

Chapter 8 – Historic Resources

( 3.80mb)

Chapter 9 – Urban Design and Visual Resources

( 10.6mb)

Chapter 10 – Neighborhood Character

( 0.24mb)

Chapter 11 – Natural Resources

( 7.34mb)

Chapter 12 – Hazardous Materials

( 0.17mb)

Chapter 13 – Waterfront Revitalization Program

( 0.37mb)

Chapter 14 – Infrastructure

( 0.25mb)

Chapter 15 – Solid Waste and Sanitation Services

( 0.13mb)

Chapter 16 – Energy

( 0.09mb)

Chapter 17 – Traffic and Parking

( 5.35mb)

Chapter 18 – Transit and Pedestrians

( 5.47mb)

Chapter 19 – Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

( 0.51mb)

Chapter 20 – Noise

( 1.51mb)

Chapter 21 – Construction Impacts

( 3.07mb)

Chapter 22 – Public Health

( 0.09mb)

Chapter 23 – Environmental Justice

( 0.54mb)

Chapter 24 – Mitigation

( 3.10mb)

Chapter 25 – Alternatives

( 0.74mb)

Chapter 26 – Unavoidable Significant Adverse Impacts

( 0.04mb)

Chapter 27 – Irreversible and Irretrievable Commitments of Resources

( 0.01mb)
Chapter 28 – Growth-Inducing Aspects of the Proposed Actions ( 0.02mb)
Chapter 29 – Response to Comments on the DEIS ( 0.21mb)
Appendices
Appendix Cover ( 0.01mb)

Appendix A – Proposed Zoning Text

( 1.01mb)

Appendix B – Community Facilities

( 3.29mb)

Appendix C – Historic Resources – Correspondence

( 0.31mb)

Appendix D – Natural Resources

( 2.98mb)

Appendix E – Transportation Technical Memos And Analyses

( 3.75mb)

Appendix F – Air Quality

( 2.38mb)

Appendix G – Noise

( 0.53mb)

Appendix H – Construction

( 0.89mb)

Appendix I – Alternatives

( 0.70mb)
Appendix J – Mitigation – Traffic ( 0.16mb)
Appendix K – Pedestrian Wind Assessment ( 2.38mb)
Appendix L – Con Edison Correspondence ( 0.38mb)
Appendix M – Infrastructure ( 0.50mb)



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