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Final Environmental Impact Statement


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Volume 1 - Final Environmental Impact Statement

Cover Page

Signature Page


Table of Contents


Executive Summary

Chapter 1: Project Purpose and Need

Chapter 2: Project Alternatives

Chapter 3: Land Use, Zoning and Public Policy

Chapter 4: Social Conditions

Chapter 5: Economic Conditions

Chapter 6: Visual and Aesthetic Conditions

Chapter 7: Historic Resources

Chapter 8: Archaelogical Resources

Chapter 9: Transportation

Chapter 10: Air Quality

Chapter 11: Noise and Vibration

Chapter 12: Energy

Chapter 13: Utilities

Chapter 14: Contaminated Materials

Chapter 15: Natural Resources

Chapter 16: Coastal Zone Management

Chapter 17: Construction and Construction Management

Chapter 18: Environmental Justice

Chapter 19: Secondary and Cumulative Effects

Chapter 20: Safety and Security

Chapter 21: Committment of Resources

Chapter 22: Financial Analysis

Chapter 23: Process and Public Participation

Chapter 24: References

Chapter 25: List of Agencies and Organizations

Chapter 26: List of Preparers

Chapter 27: Glossary

Chapter 28: Comments and Responses on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Chapter 29: Index

Volume 2 - Appendices

Cover Page

Appendix A: Altermatives Screening and Evaluation

Appendix B: Historic and Archaelogical Resources

Appendix C: Ridership Forecasting Results Report

Appendix D: Traffic and Transportation

Appendix E: Noise

Appendix F: Vibration

Appendix G: Natural Resources

Appendix H: Process and Public Participation

Appendix I: Comments Received on the DEIS


MTA/LIRR East Side Access — July 2022
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