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New York State Brownfield Cleanup Program

Notice of Application to Participate

Applicant: City of Rochester
Site Name: Davidson Collision
Site Number: C828091
Site Address: 399 Gregory Street, Rochester, New York 14620
Site County: Monroe

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 commercial use of the site.

The Department will accept public comments concerning the application and its attachments, as well as copies of a Remedial Investigation Work Plan, a site specific Citizen Participation Work Plan, an updated Citizen Participation Community contact list, and a Draft Fact Sheet for thirty days from January 26, 2005 through February 25, 2005. 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 the project under the Departmentís 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 Rochester Public Library, 115 Court Street, Rochester, NY 14604

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
Region 8
6274 East Avon-Lima Road
Avon, New York 14414
ATTN: Frank Sowers
Phone #: (585) 226-5357

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