Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Notice of Application to Participate
Applicant: Harbors Haverstraw, LLC
Site Name: Former Empire State Chair Factory
Site Number: C344062
Site Address: 30 Liberty Street, Haverstraw, NY 10927
Site County: Rockland
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 and commercial use of the site.
The Department will accept public comments concerning the application, as well as, the Phase I Environmental Assessment Report for thirty days from March 9, 2005 through April 8, 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 Kingís Daughter Village Library, 85 Main Street, Haverstraw, NY 10927.
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
Albany, New York 12233-7014
ATTN: Michael Ryan
Phone #: (518) 402-9564
The Departmentís web site provides additional information about the Brownfield Cleanup Program at: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/der/bcp.
Westchester County - The Town of Yorktown Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Pulte Homes. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on April 11, 2005 at 8:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, Town of Yorktown, 363 Underhill Avenue, Yorktown Heights, NY. Comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until April 21, 2005. The action involves the subdivision of approximately 99.6 acres into 27 lots including 26 building lots and a +/-10.8 acre recreational/open space lot. All building lots will be accessed from Crompond Road by a single access road that will be offered to the Town. Lot sizes range will range from approximately one acre (40,000sf) to approximately ten acres (400,000sf) which conform to R1-40 zoning district requirements. The project is located on Crompond Road, US Route 202 & 35, in the Town of Yorktown.
Contact: Lorraine DeSisto, Town of Yorktown Planning Department, 1974 Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, phone: (914) 962-6565, fax: (914) 962-3986.