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STB Issues Draft Environmental Assessment for Proposed New Rail Line in Suffolk County, New York

FOR RELEASE
01/05/2024 (Friday) [PDF Version]
No. 24-03

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Michael Booth
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The Surface Transportation Board’s Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) today issued a Draft Environmental Assessment (Draft EA) for the proposed construction and operation of a new rail line in Suffolk County, New York by Townline Rail Terminal, LLC.  The Draft EA analyzes the potential environmental and historic impacts of approximately 5,000 feet of new rail line that would connect to the Long Island Railroad’s Port Jefferson Line.

OEA invites interested parties to review and submit comments on all aspects of the Draft EA.  Comments are due by February 5, 2024.

The Draft EA in Townline Rail Terminal, LLC–Construction and Operation Exemption–In Suffolk County, NY, Docket No. FD 36575 may be viewed and downloaded here.

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