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ENB - Region 2 Notices 11/8/2017

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Fact Sheet

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan from Stewart Purchaser LLC and Gardner Purchaser LLC for a site known as Avant Gardner, site ID #C224258. This site is located in the City of New York, within the County of Kings, and is located at 140 Stewart Avenue and 111 Gardner Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11237.

A copy of the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan and other relevant documents are available at the document repositories located at Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburg Branch, 240 Division Street, Brooklyn NY 11206 and Community Board No. 1, Brooklyn, 435 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11211.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to: Bryan Wong, NYS DEC - Region 2 Office, Division of Environmental Remediation, 1 Hunter's Point Plaza, 47-40 21st Street, Long Island City, NY 11101-5401; via Phone: (718) 482-4995, E-mail: yukyin.wong@dec.ny.gov. All comments must be submitted by December 8, 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 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.


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