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Rebuild By Design – Hudson River
Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)  

As part of the environmental review process, NJDEP prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS).  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.


Public Hearing:

NJDEP held a public hearing from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm on March 16, 2017.  The hearing location was DeBaun Auditorium at 24 5th Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030.  A copy of the public hearing presentation and a handout distributed at the hearing can be found under notifications.

Comments on the DEIS will be accepted through April 10, 2017 and can be submitted online at the email address or through regular mail at the below address.

Dennis Reinknecht, Program Manager, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Bureau of Flood Resilience, 501 East State Street, Mail Code 501-01A, P.O. Box 420, Trenton, NJ 08625-0420.

AVAILABILITY OF THE DEIS: Electronic copies of the DEIS are available for public review on the following websites: and CDs and copies of the DEIS will also be available for review at the following locations during regular business hours:

  • Hoboken City Hall: 94 Washington Street, Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Hoboken Library: 500 Park Avenue, Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Hoboken Housing Authority: 400 Harrison Street, Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Jersey City City Hall: 280 Grove Street, Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Jersey City Free Public Library, Pavonia Branch, 326 8th St, Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Weehawken Town Hall: 400 Park Avenue, Weehawken, New Jersey
  • Weehawken Library: 49 Hauxhurst Avenue, Weehawken, New Jersey


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