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Environmental Cleanup & Brownfields

DEC's mission to promote and regulate environmental cleanup and safe brownfield redevelopment is accomplished through programs of the Division of Environmental Remediation.

A brownfield site is any real property, the redevelopment or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a contaminant. A contaminant may be hazardous waste and/or petroleum.

Promoting Site Cleanups

Brownfields Brochure Cover - Greenport Carousel
Original cover photo taken by
Bob McInnis. All rights reserved.

Technical Guidance and Policy on Investigations and Cleanups Overseen by DEC

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