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Hudson River Rebuild by Design Project : Resist, Delay, Store, Discharge

Project Information
Sector: Water Resources
Project Category: 
FAST-41 Covered Projects
Project Status: 
In Progress
Total Estimated Project Cost: 
$230,000,000
Description: 

The Rebuild by Design- Hudson River: Resist, Delay, Store, Discharge project is a comprehensive urban stormwater management strategy to address impacts from coastal storm surge flooding as well as systemic infall rain flooding.  HUD awarded funds to the State of New Jersey for Phase 1 of this comprehensive project.  Phase 1 includes the 1) a master plan for the entire strategu, (2) studies and pilot projects on various aspects of the overall strategy, and (3) the following catalytic projects: coastal defense at Hoboken Station and surroundings, coastal defense at Weehawkin Cove, and pump station and CSO wetland pilot project.  The funded first phase includes the design and environmental impact analysis of the overall comprehensive master plan of the entire project (including the Resist and Delay, Store and Discharge components), and funding for the construction of the Resist components (the catalytic coastal defense projects).  The Delay, Store and Discharge would be implemented by the City of Hoboken in the future.

Permitting Timeline

Action Agency Target Completion Status
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
Milestones:
Issuance of Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
Complete
Scoping
Complete
Official Notice of Availability of a Draft EIS published in the Federal Register
Complete 02/24/2017
Official Notice of Availability of a Final EIS published in the Federal Register
Complete 06/16/2017
Official Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Draft EIS published in the Federal Register
Official Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Final EIS published in the Federal Register
Issuance of Record of Decision or combined Final EIS / Record of Decision
Complete 09/08/2017
Issuance of an Amended Record of Decision
New Jersey 10/13/2017 In Progress
Section 10 Permit
Milestones:
Pre-Construction Notification (PCN) / Form ENG 4345 / Joint Application Form Received
Pre-Construction Notification (PCN) / Application Deemed Complete
Publication of Public Notice
Final Verification / Permit Decision Rendered
04/07/2019 Planned
Clean Water Act Section 404 Permit
Milestones:
Pre-Construction Notification (PCN) / Form ENG 4345 / Joint Application Form Received
Pre-Construction Notification (PCN) / Application Deemed Complete
Publication of Public Notice
Final Verification / Permit Decision Rendered
States 04/05/2019 Planned
Section 106 Review
Milestones:
Initial application received
Completed application received
Issuance of decision for permit/approval.
Notice to proceed
Review Terminated with no decision
New Jersey Complete 09/07/2017
State, Local, Tribal, or Other Non-Federal Action
Milestones:
Initial application received
Completed application received
Issuance of decision for permit/approval.
Notice to proceed
Review Terminated with no decision
New Jersey 04/05/2019 Planned
Floodplain or wetland assessment
Milestones:
Initial application received
Completed application received
Issuance of decision for permit/approval.
Notice to proceed
Review Terminated with no decision
New Jersey Complete 06/16/2017
Endangered Species Act Consultation - NOAA-NMFS
Milestones:
Date of Request for formal consultation received
Complete 03/16/2017
Consultation Initiation Date
Complete 04/13/2017
Final Biological Opinion Issued
Complete 04/21/2017
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Participating) Complete 04/21/2017
Consultation to Protect Essential Fish Habitat
Milestones:
Initial application received
Complete 03/16/2017
Completed application received
Complete 03/16/2017
Issuance of decision for permit/approval.
Complete 04/21/2017
Notice to proceed
N/A
Review Terminated with no decision
N/A
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Participating) Complete 04/21/2017
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