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A View of the World Trade Center Site from the Hudson River.
The Plan for Lower Manhattan > Record of Decisions and Findings StatementRecord of Decision and Findings Statement
On June 2, 2004, LMDC adopted a Record of Decision (ROD) and Findings Statement for the World Trade Center Memorial and Redevelopment Plan. The document was prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and its implementing regulations (40 CFR Parts 1500-1508) (collectively, NEPA), Executive Order 11988 (Floodplain Management), Executive Order 12898 (Environmental Justice), the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 and its implementing regulations (36 CFR Part 800) (collectively, NHPA), and the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (Article 8 of the New York State Environmental Conservation Law) and the regulations adopted pursuant thereto (6 NYCRR Part 617) (collectively, SEQRA).
This ROD and Findings Statement draws upon facts and conclusions in the Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement (FGEIS) approved by LMDC, in cooperation with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, as well as comments thereon and related documents and submissions. This ROD and Findings Statement attests to the fact that LMDC has complied with all applicable procedural requirements in reviewing this matter, including, but not limited to: