Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Brownfield Cleanup Program

Former A.C. Dutton Lumber Yard
City of Poughkeepsie, 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. Hudson Poughkeepsie Waterfront, LLC has submitted an application to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The application was determined to be complete by the Department on September 28, 2004. The property described in the application is located at 2 Hoffman Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. 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 and residential purposes.

The Department will receive public comments concerning the application for thirty days from October 13, 2004 through November 12, 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 is available in the following document repositories for this site located at the Poughkeepsie Town Hall, 1 Overocker Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603; Adriance Memorial Library, 93 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601; and City of Poughkeepsie Development Director, City Hall, Municipal Building Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

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: Brad Brown

Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Dutchess County - The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed expansion of the Nicholas F. Domain Sand & Gravel Mine. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on November 18, 2004 at 7:00 p.m., in the Town of Dover Town Hall, 126 East Duncan Hill Road, Dover Plains, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until December 3, 2004. The project involves an 11.5 acre expansion of the existing 41.7 acre sand and gravel mine and a new 22.3 acre dolostone quarry mine located immediately adjacent to and north of the sand and gravel mine. The project site is located immediately west of NYS Route 22 and south of West Duncan Hill Road, approximately 2.75 miles south of the hamlet of Dover Plains. The Draft EIS is available for public review at the Departmentís Region 3 Headquarters, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561-1620, during normal business hours between 8:30 AM and 4:45 PM, Monday through Friday, contact: Brenda Bubenicek at (845) 256-3021. In addition, the Draft EIS is also available for review at the Town of Dover Town Clerkís office, Dover Town Hall and at the Dover Plains Library, 1797 Route 22, Wingdale, New York.

Contact: Alexander Ciesluk, Jr., NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, New York 12561-1696, phone: (845) 256-3014.