Posted by Kate Fichter, South Station Expansion Project Manager
Many thanks to everyone who reviewed and commented upon the Environmental Notification Form (ENF) for the South Station Expansion project. The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs received 32 comment letters on the ENF, and we are grateful for all of the ideas and input.
The Certificate outlines the elements and goals of the project; the history of previous filings related to South Station; and the scope of work for the Draft Environmental Impact Report that MassDOT will prepare over the next year. Some of the topics for the Draft Environmental Impact Report include land impacts; wetlands, waterways, and tidelands; stormwater; water supply and wastewater; traffic and transportation; air quality and greenhouse gas emissions; historic resources; mitigation; and more.
MassDOT Announces Purchase of New Remote-Operated Rail Ballast Cars posted on Apr 20
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New Bedford: Baker-Polito Administration Celebrate Opening of New CoveWalk posted on Apr 20
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Holyoke, South Hadley: “Roll and Stroll” Festival May 7 posted on Apr 20
MassDOT is pleased to announce that the first ever Connecticut River Roll and Stroll Street Festival will take place on Sunday, May 7, marking the official kickoff of Bay State Bike Week 2017. The Connecticut River Roll and Stroll Street Festival will showcase the health, …Continue Reading Holyoke, South Hadley: “Roll and Stroll” Festival May 7