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Flushing Commons

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On June 11, 2010, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development issued the Notice of Completion for the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Flushing Commons Project.

On January 20, 2010, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development issued the Notice of Completion for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Flushing Commons Project marking the beginning of the public comment period.  A public hearing on the DEIS was held on May 12, 2010 at Spector Hall, in conjunction with the public hearing on the project's Uniform Land Use Procedure (ULURP) applications.  The comment period remained open until May 24, 2010.

The Office of The Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, as lead agency, issued a Positive Declaration for the Flushing Commons project and directed that a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) be prepared. The public Scoping Meeting was held on June 21, 2006 at 3:30 pm at the Flushing Branch of the Queens Public Library, 41-17 Main Street, Flushing, NY, to receive comments on the Draft Scope of Work for the DEIS. On December 4, 2009, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development issued the Final Scope of Work for the DEIS, which incorporated, as appropriate, comments received on the Draft Scope of Work and changes made to the project since the issuance of the Draft Scope.  The Final Scope, Draft Scope, Positive Declaration and Environmental Assessment Statement are available below in PDF format:

Environmental Review Materials
All of the following are links to .PDF documents or groupings of links to .PDF documents.

Notice of Completion FEIS
Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS)
Notice of Completion DEIS

Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)
Final Scope
Draft Scope
Determination of Significance
Environmental Assessment Statement (EAS)

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Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS)

TABLE OF CONTENTS
All of the following chapters are links to .PDF documents

Cover Page 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 Resources
Chapter 8: Urban Design and Visual Resources
Chapter 9: Neighborhood Character
Chapter 10: Hazardous Materials
Chapter 11: Infrastructure
Chapter 12: Solid Waste and Sanitation Services
Chapter 13: Energy
Chapter 14: Traffic and Parking
Chapter 15: Transit and Pedestrians
Chapter 16: Air Quality
Chapter 17: Noise
Chapter 18: Construction Impacts
Chapter 19: Public Health
Chapter 20: Mitigation
Chapter 21: Alternatives
Chapter 22: Unavoidable Significant Adverse Impacts
Chapter 23: Irreversible and Irretrievable Commitments of Resources

Chapter 24: Growth-Inducing Aspects of the Proposed Action
Chapter 25: Short Term
Chapter 26: Response to Comments

APPENDICES
 
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
Appendix F

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Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)

TABLE OF CONTENTS
All of the following chapters are links to .PDF documents

Inside Cover Page
Table of Contents
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 Resources
Chapter 8: Urban Design and Visual Resources
Chapter 9: Neighborhood Character
Chapter 10: Hazardous Materials
Chapter 11: Infrastructure
Chapter 12: Solid Waste and Sanitation Services
Chapter 13: Energy
Chapter 14: Traffic and Parking
Chapter 15: Transit and Pedestrians
Chapter 16: Air Quality
Chapter 17: Noise
Chapter 18: Construction Impacts
Chapter 19: Public Health
Chapter 20: Mitigation
Chapter 21: Alternatives
Chapter 22: Unavoidable Significant Adverse Impacts
Chapter 23: Irreversible and Irretrievable Commitments of Resources

Chapter 24: Growth-Inducing Aspects of the Proposed Action
Chapter 25: Short Term

APPENDICES
 
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C

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