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Rebuild By Design – Meadowlands Project
Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)
and Feasibility Study (FS)

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 8:00 pm on June 26, 2018. The hearing location was at Robert L. Craig Elementary School, 20 West Park Street, Moonachie, NJ, 07074.


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

  • Little Ferry Free Public Library: 239 Liberty Street, Little Ferry, NJ, 07643
  • Moonachie Municipal Office at Port Authority, 90 Moonachie Ave, Teterboro, NJ 07608
  • Carlstadt Public Library, 420 Hackensack St, Carlstadt, NJ 07072
  • Teterboro Municipal Building, 510 US Route 46, Teterboro, NJ 07608
  • South Hackensack Municipal Clerk, 227 Phillips Ave, South Hackensack, NJ 07606
  • NJDEP Bureau of Flood Resilience, 501 East State Street, 1st Floor, Trenton, NJ 08625


  • Abstract Cover Page
  • Download 1
    • Title, Executive Summary, Table of Contents  
    • Acronyms and Abbreviations
    • Chapter 1 | Introduction and Statement of Purpose and Need 
    • Chapter 2 | Proposed Project Alternatives 
    • Chapter 3 | Affected Environment 
  • Download 2
    • Chapter 4 | Environmental Consequences 
    • Chapter 5 | Cumulative Impacts 
    • Chapter 6 | Other Required Disclosures 
    • Chapter 7 | List of Preparers
    • Chapter 8 | References
    • Chapter 9 | Glossary
    • Chapter 10 | List of Recipients
    • Chapter 11 | Comments and Responses to Comments on the DEIS
  • Appendices
    • Download 3
      • Appendix A: Agency and Stakeholder Correspondence
      • Appendix B: Compliance with Federal, State, and Local Laws and Regulations
      • Appendix C: Projects Considered for the Cumulative Effects Analysis
      • Appendix D: Additional Data on EJ Communities of Concern in the Project Area
    • Appendix E: Cultural and Historical Resources
    • Download 4
      • Appendix F: Transportation Technical Memorandum and Supporting Documentation
      • Appendix G: Noise and Vibration Analysis Support Data
    • Download 5
      • Appendix H: Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
      • Appendix I: Sediment Scour and Deposition Analysis
      • Appendix J: Biological Resources Survey Report
      • Appendix K: Geology and Soil
      • Appendix L: Wetlands and Waters of the US
      • Appendix M: Coastal Zone Management
      • Appendix N: Hazards and Hazardous Materials
      • Appendix O: HUD Acceptable Separation Distance Technical Report

  • Feasibility Study

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