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ENB - Region 2 Notices 4/17/2019

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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 SPG Boerum LLC for a site known as 159 Boerum Street, site ID #C224291. This site is located in the Borough of Brooklyn, within the County of Kings, and is located at 159 Boerum Street.

A copy of the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan and other relevant documents are available at the document repository located at the Brooklyn Public Library Bushwick Branch, 340 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11206; and the Brooklyn Community Board 1, 435 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to: Rafi Alam, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, 625 Broadway, 12th Floor, Albany, NY, 12233-7016, Phone: (518) 402-8606, E-mail: rafi.alam@dec.ny.gov. All comments must be submitted by May 17, 2019.

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.


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 SPG Boerum LLC for a site known as 159 Boerum Street, site ID #C224291. This site is located in the Borough of Brooklyn, within the County of Kings, and is located at 159 Boerum Street.

A copy of the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan and other relevant documents are available at the document repository located at the Brooklyn Public Library Bushwick Branch, 340 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11206; and the Brooklyn Community Board 1, 435 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to: NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, 625 Broadway, 12th Floor, Albany, NY, 12233-7016, Phone: (518) 402-8606, E-mail: rafi.alam@dec.ny.gov. All comments must be submitted by May 17, 2019.

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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