Public hearing scheduled for Rebuild by Design project

first_img× HOBOKEN — The city of Hoboken invites residents to a public hearing on March 16 to discuss the environmental impact of the Rebuild by Design project. The project will be developed to help prevent flooding in Hoboken.The N.J. Department of Environmental Protection announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on Feb. 24.The DEIS describes the purpose and need for the project, the alternatives considered, the NEPA Preferred Alternative, anticipated environmental impacts, project benefits, and potential mitigation measures.A 45 day public comment period began on Feb. 24 and will end on April 10.The public hearing will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at DeBaun Auditorium at 24 Fifth St. and will provide the public an opportunity to comment on the project.Electronic copies of the DEIS are available at www.rbd-hudsonriver.nj.gov and CDs and paper copies are available for review during regular business hours at Hoboken City Hall (94 Washington Street), Hoboken Library (500 Park Avenue), and Hoboken Housing Authority (400 Harrison Street), in addition to locations in Weehawken and Jersey City.Comments can be submitted using a number of methods, including email: [email protected]last_img

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