ENB - REGION 2 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Brownfield Cleanup Program

Notice of Application to Participate

Applicant: Shana Boymelgreen

Site Name: Gowanus Village, LLC

Site Number: C224099

Site Address: 430 Carroll Street / 153 2nd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Site County: Kings

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department) administers the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The Brownfield Cleanup Program is designed to encourage the remediation of contaminated properties known as brownfields for reuse and redevelopment. The Applicant identified above has submitted an application to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The application was determined to be complete by the Department and is currently under review for eligibility. The property described in the application is identified by the Site Name and Site Number identified above and is located at the address above. The application proposes that the Applicant will conduct investigation and/or remedial activities at the site, to allow for residential use of the site.

The Department will accept public comments concerning the application for thirty days from December 15, 2004 through January 14, 2005. 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 the project under the Department’s oversight. The Department will require the Applicant to inform and involve the public during this process. A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available in the document repository for this site located at the Brooklyn Public Library, Carroll Gardina Branch, 396 Clinton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231.

The documents in the repository have not been reviewed by 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.

The public is encouraged to offer comments in writing and refer questions to the Department representative identified below.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-7016
ATTN: David Smith

The Department’s web site provides additional information about the Brownfield Cleanup Program at: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/der/bcp.


Negative Declaration

New York City County - The City Planning Commission as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Springfield Gardens Rezoning, CEQR No. 05DCP041Q, ULURP No. 050194ZMQ will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The New York City Department of City Planning (DCP) is proposing Zoning Map amendments for all or portions of 68 blocks in the southeastern Queens neighborhood of Springfield Gardens, Community District 12. The rezoning area is generally bounded by Baisley Boulevard to the north and west, Guy R. Brewer Boulevard to the east, and North Conduit Avenue to the south. The goal of DCP’s proposed action is to preserve the area’s low density character and ensure that new development is of an appropriate scale and density in keeping with the surrounding neighborhood.

The amendments to the Zoning Map are as follows:

The purpose of the rezoning is to maintain the current character of the neighborhood, which is primarily comprised of single and two-family detached and semi-detached homes. The proposed action will limit new developments to single and two-family semi-detached and detached housing which most accurately reflects the neighborhood’s existing pattern of development. Existing semi-detached, attached, and multifamily buildings would become legally non-conforming uses in the rezoning area. The proposed zoning would not significantly alter land use nor would it affect the amount of future development.

Contact: Robert Dobruskin, City Planning Commission, 22 Reade Street, New York, NY 10007, phone: (212) 720-3423.


New York City (Queens) County - The City Planning Commission, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Kissena Park Rezoning (CEQR No. 05DCP042Q, ULURP No. 050195ZMQ) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the New York City Department of City Planning (DCP) proposing Zoning Map amendments for all or portions of 40 blocks in the northern Queens neighborhood of Kissena Park, Community District 13. The rezoning area is generally bounded by 45th Avenue to the north, 156th Street, Burling Street, and Parsons Street to the east, Rose Avenue to the south, and Kissena Boulevard and Colden Street to the west.

The amendments to the Zoning Map are as follows:

The purpose of the rezoning is to preserve the existing low-density character of the neighborhood, which is primarily comprised of single and two-family detached and semi-detached homes. The proposed action will limit new developments to single and two-family semi-detached and detached housing, thereby ensuring that future development will be consistent with and accurately reflect the neighborhood's existing pattern of development. Existing semi-detached, attached, and multifamily buildings would become legally non-conforming uses in the rezoning area. The proposed zoning would not significantly alter land use nor would it affect the amount of future development.

Contact: Robert Dobruskin, City Planning Commission, 22 Reade Street, New York, NY 10007, phone: (212) 720-3423.