Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Brownfield Cleanup Program

TCMF Hillcrest Facility
City of Binghamton, Broome 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. Mr. Joseph C. Morgan, President of Binghamton Realty, Inc. has 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 4 Nowlan Road, Binghamton, NY 13904. 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 the Investigation Work Plan dated June 2004 and a draft Investigation Measure at Former Triple Cities Metals Finishing Corporation Facility in Hillcrest, New York are available in the document repository for this site located at the Fenton Free Library, 1062 Chenango Street, Binghamton, NY 13901.

The referenced documents are draft and have not been reviewed by the Department staff prior to their release for public comment. The Department, in conjunction with the New York State Department of Health will review these documents during the public comment period.

All citizens are encouraged to offer comments in writing to and refer questions to:
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Region 7
615 Erie Boulevard West
Syracuse, New York 13204
ATTN: James Burke

Notice Of Acceptance Of Supplemental Draft EIS

Onondaga County – The Planning Board of the Town of Dewitt, as lead agency, has accepted a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Hummel Estates Residential Subdivision. Comments are requested and will be accepted by the contact person until August 11, 2004. The action involves a proposed residential development on 78 acres located in the Town of Dewitt in accordance with Town of Dewitt R–1 Zoning. The design employs reduced lot sizes “clustering” to create open space and preserve environmentally sensitive areas using the provisions of Local Law #278. The revised development plan, per the developer, as stated in the Supplemental DEIS “confines development to the watersheds that do not directly affect Clark Reservation”. The project is located on the south side of New York State Route 173, between Jamesville and the Town of Onondaga and across from Clark Reservation.

Contact: Richard Robb, Development and Operations, 5400 Butternut Drive East, Syracuse, NY 13057, phone: (315) 446–3768.