ENB - REGION 2 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Brownfield Cleanup Program

U.S. Dredging Facility / IKEA
City of New York, Kings 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 (BCP) 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. IKEA Property, Inc., and its corporate affiliates have submitted an application to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The application was determined to be complete by the Department on July 6, 2004. The property described in the application is located at 1 Beard Street in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. 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 21, 2004 through August 20, 2004. After review of the application and any public comments received, the Department will determine whether to accept the Applicantís request to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. If the Department accepts the Applicantís 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 Departmentís oversight. A copy of the BCP application, project fact sheet, and the Remedial Investigation Reports are available in the document repository for this site located at the Brooklyn Public Library, Red Hook Branch, 7 Wolcott Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231.

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 12233-7016
Attn: Michael MacCabe
Phone #: 518-402-9775

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Region 2
47-40 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
Attn: Dan Walsh
Phone #: 718-482-4599


Brownfield Cleanup Program

17th Street Development Project
City of New York, New York 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 West 58th Street Mini Storage Corp and the Edison Mini-Storage Corp. have submitted an application to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The application was determined to be complete by the Department on July 13, 2004. The property described in the application is located at 76 11th Avenue, New York, NY 10011. 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 residential purposes.

The Department will receive public comments concerning the application for thirty days from July 21, 2004 through August 20, 2004. After review of the application and any public comments received, the Department will determine whether to accept the Applicantís request to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. If the Department accepts the Applicantís 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 Departmentís oversight. A copy of the application as well as copies of Environmental Site Investigations, Site Assessments, Work Plans, and site characterization studies are available in the document repository for this site located at the NYSDEC - Region 1, 1 Hunters Point Plaza, 47-20 21st Street, Long Island City, NY 11101.

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
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-7014
ATTN: Joseph Moloughney