Passaic Valley Sewerage Authority Floodwall and On-Site Power System Construction Newark, Essex County, New Jersey May 2014

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Passaic Valley Sewerage Authority Floodwall and On-Site Power System Construction Newark, Essex County, New Jersey May 2014///The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (Subgrantee) proposes construction of a floodwall and on-site standby power system at its 140+ acre regional wastewater treatment facility located at 600 Wilson Ave., Newark, Essex County, New Jersey. The purpose of the project is to mitigate against the future risk of storm damage and consequent risk of service disruption. President Barack H. Obama declared Hurricane Sandy a major disaster on October 30, 2012. The declaration authorized federal public assistance to affected communities and certain nonprofit organizations per Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 4086-DR-NJ and in accordance with the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5172), as amended; the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act (SRIA) of 2013; and the accompanying Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013. The Subgrantee, through the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (Grantee), requested public assistance funding from the Department of Homeland Security, FEMA for the proposed project. The project worksheet is 4086-DR-NJ-PW-4701./This Draft EA has been prepared to analyze the potential consequences to the natural and human environment associated with the Proposed Action, the No Action Alternative, and other potential alternatives per the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (42 United States Code [USC] 55 parts 4321 et seq., 2000), the President’s Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) implementing regulations (40 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] 30 parts 1500 et seq., 2004), and 44 CFR Emergency Management and Assistance Ch. I Part 10.
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