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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

Floodplain or wetland assessment
New Jersey
Complete 06/16/2017
Milestones:
Initial application received
Completed application received
Issuance of decision for permit/approval
Notice to proceed
Review Terminated with no decision
Section 106 Review
Community Planning and Development/Community Development Fund
06/02/2016
Complete 09/07/2017
Milestones:
Consultation initiated with SHPO/THPO
Complete 05/02/2016
Section 106 consultation concluded
Complete 09/07/2017
Endangered Species Act Consultation (NOAA-NMFS)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Participating)
Complete
Milestones:
Request for ESA Consultation Received
Complete 03/16/2017
Conclusion of ESA Consultation
Complete 04/21/2017
Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, Section 305 Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) Consultation
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Participating)
Complete
Milestones:
NOAA Initially Contacted Regarding EFH Consultation
Complete 03/16/2017
NOAA Receives the Complete EFH Assessment to Initiate EFH Consultation
Complete 03/16/2017
NOAA Issues a Response to the EFH Consultation Request
Complete 04/21/2017
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
New Jersey
Complete 09/07/2017
Milestones:
Issuance of Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) 
Complete 09/04/2015
Scoping 
Complete 11/20/2015
Official Notice of Availability of a Draft EIS published in the Federal Register (FR) beginning both the public comment period and concurrent CAA Section 309 Review
Complete 02/24/2017
Official Notice of Availability of a Final EIS published in the FR beginning both the public review period and concurrent CAA Section 309 Review 
Complete 06/16/2017
Issuance of Record of Decision or combined Final EIS / Record of Decision 
Complete 09/07/2017
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