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ENB - Region 7 Notices 3/7/2018

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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 Freewheelin ANSCO, LLC for a site known as Former ANSCO Camera Factory, site ID #C704059. This site is located in the Town of Binghamton, within the County of Broome, and is located at 9 and 16 Emma Street.

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 Broome County Public Library, 185 Court Street, Binghamton, NY 13901.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to: Gary Priscott, NYS DEC - Region 7 Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 615 Erie Boulevard West, Syracuse, NY 13204-2400, Phone: (315) 426-7551,
E-mail: gary.priscott@dec.ny.gov. All comments must be submitted by April 6, 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 New York State's Brownfield program is available at NYS DEC's website: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8450.html


Negative Declaration

Broome County - The City of Binghamton Planning Commission, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 7 Hawley Street Construction will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

The action involves a Site Plan Review and Special Use Permit for the construction of a six-story municipal parking garage and a four-story mixed-use building with 21 upper-story dwelling units and 3 ground floor commercial tenant spaces in the C-2 Downtown Business District. The project site is wholly within a nationally registered histroric district.

The project is located at 7 Hawley Street in the City of Binghamton, New York.

Contact: Timothy Konetchy, City of Binghamton, 38 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901; Phone: (607)772-7028, E-mail: tjkonetchy@cityofbinghamtohn.com


Broome County - The City of Binghamton Planning Commission, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 9-16 Emma Street Mixed-Use Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

The action involves a Site Plan Review and Special Use Permit for the redevelopment of an existing industrial facility (former Ansco Camera Factory) into a mixed-use building with subgrade parking, ground floor commercial and light industrial uses, and 97 upper-story dwelling units in the I-2 Industrial District. 16 Emma Street is a nationally registered historic property.

The project is located at 9-16 Emma Street in the City of Binghamton, New York.

Contact: Timothy Konetchy, City of Binghamton, 38 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901; Phone: (607)772-7028, E-mail: tjkonetchy@cityofbinghamtohn.com


Tompkins County - The Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency (IDA), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed NY Newfield IV, LLC and NY Newfield V, LLC - Millard Hill Road Solar Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

The project involves the construction and operation of a ground-mounted solar energy system to be located on adjacent parcels totaling approximately 25.76 acres and located on the south side of Millard Hill Road in the Town of Newfield, New York.

Contact: Heather McDaniel, Tompkins County IDA, 401 East State Street, Suite 402B, Ithaca, NY 14850; Phone: (607)273-0005, E-mail: heatherm@tcad.org


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