ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Brownfield Cleanup Program

Main / Hudson / Hawthorne Site
City of Yonkers, Westchester 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. Main St. Lofts Yonkers LLC has submitted an application to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The application was determined to be complete by the Department on September 8, 2004. The property described in the application is located at 54 to 62 Main Street, 64, 66 and 68 to 70 Main Street; 45, 49, and 51 to 53 Hudson Street; and 2 Hawthorne Avenue. 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 September 15, 2004 through October 15, 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 a copy of the Phase I Assessment and supporting documents are available in the document repository for this site located at the Yonkers Public Library, Riverfront Branch, One Larkin Center, Yonkers, New York 10701.

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 12233-7016
ATTN: Tom Gibbons


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Westchester County - The NYC Department of Environmental Protection has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Catskill/Delaware Ultraviolet Light Disinfection Facility. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on September 22, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall of Mount Pleasant (Court Room), One Town Hall Plaza, Valhalla, New York. Written comments may be submitted to the contact person below until the close of the comment period on October 4, 2004. Additional information regarding the meeting, the locations of the eight repositories (which contain the Draft EIS and other related documents for public review) are listed on the NYCDEP website, http://www.nyc.gov/dep. The Draft EIS Notice of Completion with Executive Summary may also be reviewed on the NYCDEP website. To obtain a CD-ROM of the Draft EIS, please submit a written request to the contact person noted below. The action involves NYCDEP proposing to design, construct, and place into operation an Ultraviolet Light Disinfection Facility for the Catskill/Delaware Water Supply System. The project is being proposed to meet the water supply needs of the City of New York (City) and lower Westchester County and to comply with state and federal drinking water standards. The introduction of this additional disinfection “barrier” would significantly enhance the City‘s water supply protection program. The UV Facility would be constructed on City–owned property at Eastview within the Towns of Mount Pleasant and Greenburgh, in Westchester County, New York. The project is located in the Towns of Mount Pleasant and Greenburgh, New York adjacent to Walker Road and Grasslands Road/ Route 100C.

Contact: Mark Page, NYC Department of Environmental Protection, 59-17 Junction Boulevard, 11th floor, Flushing, NY 11373, phone: (718) 718-4409, fax: (718)-595-4479, Email: mpage@dep.nyc.gov