DEEP: The Strand/BRC Group, LLC - Notice of Tentative Determination (Stamford)

Notice of Tentative Determination to Approve
Structures, Dredging & Fill
And Intent to Waive Public Hearing
Applicant:  The Strand/BRC Group, LLC
Application No. 201700781
City: Stamford
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) hereby gives notice that a tentative determination has been reached to approve the following application submitted under Section 22a-361 of the Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) for a permit to conduct work waterward of the coastal jurisdiction line in tidal, coastal or navigable waters of the state for
The Commissioner also gives notice that a hearing may be held on this application if a written request is received from the applicant, or if the Commissioner determines that the public interest will best be served thereby.  The Commissioner shall also hold a hearing pursuant to CGS Section 22a-361(b) on receipt of a petition signed by twenty-five or more persons.
Applicant's Name and Address: The Strand/BRC Group, LLC, 1 Elmcroft Road, Suite 500, Stamford, CT 06902
Contact Name/Phone/Email: John Freeman,
Site Location: 100 Bateman Way

The proposed activity includes retaining new 1,385 linear foot bulkhead more than 18 waterward of the previous bulkhead, removing an existing revetment and ~4000cy of riprap, soil and sediment, installing an ~854 linear foot bulkhead along eastern side of the 14-acre site to ~ MLW and placing ~6,140 cy of clean backfill landward of the proposed bulkhead and will affect coastal resources.
Interested persons may obtain a copy of the application from the above contacts or by sending a request for an electronic copy to DEEP at  The application is available for inspection at the DEEP Land & Water Resources Division, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, from 8:30 - 4:30 Monday through Friday.  Additional surveys, plans or other materials may be available with the original application file at DEEP.  All interested parties are invited to express their views on the tentative determination concerning this application.  Written comments on the application should be directed to Kristal Kallenberg, DEEP Land & Water Resources Division, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106-5127, no later than thirty (30) days from the publication date of this notice.  Comments regarding this application may be submitted via electronic mail to:
Petitions for a hearing should include the application number noted above and also identify a contact person to receive notifications.  Petitions may also identify a person who is authorized to engage in discussions regarding the application and, if resolution is reached, withdraw the petition.  Original signed petitions may be scanned and sent electronically to or may be mailed or delivered to: DEEP Office of Adjudications, 79 Elm Street, 3rd floor, Hartford, CT 06106-5127. All petitions must be received within the comment period noted above. If submitted electronically, original signed petitions must also be mailed or delivered to the address above within ten days of electronic submittal.  For additional information visit
/s/ Brian P. Thompson
Brian P. Thompson, Director
Published in the Advocate on September 19, 2017
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