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ENB - Region 9 Notices 2/7/2018

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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/Interim Remedial Measures Work Plan from 1585 Hertel LLC for a site known as 1585 Hertel Avenue, site ID #C915328. This site is located in the City of Buffalo, within the County of Erie, and is located at 1585 Hertel Avenue.

A copy of the application, Draft Remedial Investigation/Interim Remedial Measures Work Plan and other relevant documents are available at the document repository located at the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - North Park Branch, 975 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo, 14216.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to: Damianos Skaros, NYS DEC - Region 9 Office, Division of Environmental Remediation, 270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203, Phone: (716) 851-7220, E-mail: damianos.skaros@dec.ny.gov. All comments must be submitted by March 24, 2018.

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 Email 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 State's Brownfield program is available at NYS DEC's website: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8450.html.


Negative Declaration

Erie County - The City of Buffalo Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Residential Conversion and Jericho Road Neighborhood Clinic will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the reuse and conversion of an existing four (4) story storage building into a 74 unit multi-family residential facility, with a new 8,200 square foot neighborhood clinic constructed in a new one (1) story building, at 19 Doat Street. The project will have vehicular access off of Doat Street and Lansdale Place, with a total of 43 parking spaces. The site will have new pervious surfaces/landscaping on existing impervious surfaces (parking lot) and will treat stormwater on-site in accordance with Buffalo Sewer Authority requirements for stormwater management. The project is located at 19 Doat Street in the City of Buffalo, New York.

Contact: Nadine Marrero, City of Buffalo, Room 901 City Hall, Buffalo, NY 14202; Phone: (716) 851-5029, E-mail: nmarrero@city-buffalo.com.


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