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Brownfield Cleanup Program

140 Market Street / Amsterdam
City of Amsterdam, Montgomery 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. Bull Brothers, Inc. has submitted an application to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The application was determined to be complete by the Department on October 4, 2004. The property described in the application is located at 140 Market Street, Amsterdam, NY 12010-3267. 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 October 13, 2004 through November 11, 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 a copy of a Phase II Site Investigation Report and applicable attachments are available in the document repository for this site located at the Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church Street, Amsterdam, NY.

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 4
1150 N. Westcott Road
Schenectady, New York 12306
ATTN: Keith Goertz

Negative Declaration

Columbia County - The Town of Kinderhook Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Bean Town House Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves involves a two-lot major conservation subdivision with 16 town houses on one lot and one single family dwelling on the other lot. The project is located on Garrigan Road and Route 204, Town of Kinderhook, Columbia County, NY.

Contact: Ed Simonsen, Town of Kinderhook Planning Board, P.O. Box P, Niverville, NY 12130, (518) 784-2233.