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ENB - Region 6 Notices 8/2/2017

Public Notice

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) from Lofts at Globe Mill, L.P. for a site known as Former Globe Woolen Mills, site ID #C633084. This site is located in the City of Utica, within the County of Oneida, and is located at 811-827 Court Street, 933 Stark Street, and 814 Warren Street.

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at the document repository located at Utica Public Library, 303 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13501.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager: Rachel Gardner, NYS DEC - Region 6 Office, Division of Environmental Remediation, 317 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601-3787, Phone: (315) 785-2513, E-mail: Rachel.Gardner@dec.ny.gov. All comments must be submitted by September 1, 2017.

Site information can be viewed by entering the site ID noted above at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/cfmx/extapps/derexternal/index.cfm?pageid=3.

We would also encourage those interested in receiving information on future activities at this site or any other site to sign up to NYS DEC's Contaminated Sites E-mail List at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/61092.html.

What is the Brownfield Cleanup Program?

New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) is designed is to encourage private-sector cleanups of brownfields and to promote their redevelopment as a means to revitalize economically blighted communities. The BCP is an alternative to "greenfield" (land not previously developed or contaminated) development and is intended to remove some of the barriers to, and provide tax incentives for, the redevelopment of brownfields. Since its inception (2003), the BCP has catalyzed the cleanup of more than 300 contaminated sites statewide and incentivized redevelopment. There are more than 350 active sites in the BCP.

Additional information on the New York State's Brownfield program is available at NYS DEC's website: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8450.html.


Request for Proposals (RFP)

Source Separated Organics Processing Facility Project for Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Management Authority

Pursuant to New York State General Municipal Law, Section 120-w, the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority hereby gives notice of the following:

The Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority (Authority) is requesting proposals from companies that are interested in providing the design, procurement, construction and installation of a new Source Separated Organics Processing Facility. The Facility is to be located adjacent to the Authority's existing Eastern Transfer Station, Leland Ave Extension, Utica, NY. This RFP is being issued by the Authority in accordance with the provisions of Section 120-w of the General Municipal Law of New York State. A mandatory pre-proposal conference and facility tour was held on June 20, 2017. The deadline for comments on the Draft RFP was July 17, 2017.

The Authority does not discriminate because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status. All qualified respondents will be afforded equal opportunities without discrimination. Furthermore, the Authority invites certified Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) participation in this RFP. Firms that are not M/WBEs responding to this RFP are strongly encouraged to consider partnering, or creating other similar joint venture arrangements with certified M/WBEs and to give M/WBEs the opportunity to participate in responding to this RFP. The directory of New York State M/WBEs can be viewed at http://www.esd.ny.gov/mwbe.html.

Copies of the RFP may be obtained at www.ohswa.org or through the contact listed below.

Responses to the RFP must be received by 3:00 p.m., August 18, 2017

Contact:
James V. Biamonte, Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority, 1600 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502.


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