ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
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Brownfield Cleanup Program

Long Dock Beacon
City of Beacon, Dutchess County
State of New York

Pursuant to ECL 27–1407 and 1417

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department) administers the Brownfield Cleanup Program pursuant to ECL 27–1400 et seq. The Brownfield Cleanup Program is designed to encourage the remediation of contaminated properties known as brownfields for reuse and redevelopment. The Scenic Hudson Land Trust, Inc. and the Foss Group Beacon, LLC have jointly submitted an application to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The application was determined to be complete by the Department on July 7, 2004. The property described in the application is located at 8 Long Dock Road and 12–25 Long Dock Road, Beacon, NY 12508. The application proposes that the applicant will conduct investigation and/or remedial activities at the site. The application proposes that the site will be used for commercial purposes.

The Department will receive public comments concerning the application for thirty days from July 14, 2004 through August 13, 2004. After review of the application and any public comments received, the Department will determine whether to accept the Applicant’s request to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. If the Department accepts the Applicant’s request to participate, it will execute a Brownfield Cleanup Agreement (BCA) with the Applicant. By executing a BCA, the Applicant would commit to undertake certain remedial activities under the Department’s oversight. A copy of the application as well as copies of Work Plans, Summary Reports, and Environmental Site Assessments are available in the document repository for this site located at the Howland Library, 313 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508.

These documents are for supplemental information and historical reference and are not subject to comment under the application.

All citizens are encouraged to offer comments in writing to and refer questions to:
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233–7014
ATTN: James Malcolm
Phone: (518) 402–9669